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    Just a thought. Have you ever replaced the stick...

    Just a thought. Have you ever replaced the stick ignition coils??? Mine would not act up until the engine was warm. You could be running on just the lower spark plugs. One of mine was still good....
  2. Thanks everybody for the replies. I can't...

    Thanks everybody for the replies. I can't remember where I read use the moly 60. I installed them bk in 2010. That's why I was asking. I checked my records and the bearings have been in for 15k...
  3. Rear Drive Pivot Bearings Sold by Rubber Chicken Racing

    GE List. Its been a while since I've been on the list. I just changed tires on my RT and noticed play in the rear drive pivot bearings so I removed the drive to check the bearings. The outboard...
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    DC I wished it were the throw out bearing. I'm...

    DC I wished it were the throw out bearing. I'm not a machinist. I did a spline lube and while I had the transmission out I used a dial gauge to measure the crank shaft's vertical movement. I fixed...
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    Thanks for the responses. According to...

    Thanks for the responses.

    According to Realoem.com the bearings are available. Whether or not they are in the US or I can get em I don't know.

    And I just assumed the crank would need to...
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    Engine Rebuild Question

    I've got a 2004 R1150RT engine with a knocking rear main bearing with the clutch lever pulled in. It started knocking at 93k miles. I recently measured the radial clearance and it is still within...
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    2004 R1150RT

    I have a knock I think in my rear main bearing with the clutch lever pulled in. This is the info from the BMW manual.

    Radial clearance mm (in) 0.018...0.066 (0.0007...0.0026)...
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    You say you spliced into the tail light. Is that...

    You say you spliced into the tail light. Is that the brake light or running light??? The reason I ask is the brake light is monitored by the ABS unit and it may be a current limited circuit by the...
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    Interesting how many are getting a spare. I also...

    Interesting how many are getting a spare. I also walked into one also a few years ago. Like Paul G. said I used the fogging oil on the cylinders. I haven't checked it in a while but I filled the...
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    Thanks Marty. I've got the knock with and...

    Thanks Marty. I've got the knock with and without the fairing. I see what you are saying and have "no feel" for the force that the clutch release system produces on the end of the crank. I hope...
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    Andy this is not a clunk. It is a soft knock,...

    Andy this is not a clunk. It is a soft knock, with the clutch pulled in, that if you count the occurances per second it's abt 2 - 3 times a second or the firing stroke of the pistons at idle. ...
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    Paul I also own a 2004RT and did my 1st spline...

    Paul I also own a 2004RT and did my 1st spline lube at 50k miles. The transmission splines were not wearing evenly and were 40% to 60% worn. I replaced the clutch disk and lubed the splines with...
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    I'm going to do a spline lube in a few more...

    I'm going to do a spline lube in a few more miles. Look at the last entry to the Adventure Rider post.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=292806&highlight=clutch+knock

    Any...
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    The Gs-911 is just a fault code reader with the...

    The Gs-911 is just a fault code reader with the ability to read SOME real time information.

    Explore the Link Below.

    http://www.hexcode.co.za/products/gs-911/function-chart
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    What I've been told by one of the fellows who...

    What I've been told by one of the fellows who worked on the GS-911 was the GT1 uses "waveform analysis" to determine stick coil failure. And that the software was only guessing. That was several...
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    Just a regular dual trace scope might work to...

    Just a regular dual trace scope might work to compare right to left side. I should not have said storage scope is needed. I think just a loop of wire (acting as a pickup) around the spark plug...
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    Do you have access to a digital storage scope??? ...

    Do you have access to a digital storage scope??? Since both sides fire at the same time a loop of wire around the lead to the stick coils or to the lower plugs wires might reveal some differences...
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    I just got a question. Why do the lower wires...

    I just got a question. Why do the lower wires have to have a resistance of 5Kohms???? Since there is very little current there should virtually no voltage drop. And as I'm typing is the 5kohms...
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    This is from memory. I think the wires on the...

    This is from memory. I think the wires on the RTP center conductor are just a stranded copper wire and it was shielded like a coax cable. It so much looked like a coax cable I might try to just...
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    I happen to have the coil for a single spark RTP...

    I happen to have the coil for a single spark RTP bike. It is used and I assume good. Its part number is different than the one used in our twin spark RT. The DC resistance of the primary is 2ohms...
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    I remember P Glaves(I Think) said a couple of...

    I remember P Glaves(I Think) said a couple of years ago to look at the spark plug wires at night to see if they are sparking to ground. As far as the resistance to ground or across the coil there is...
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    Just a Thought

    I've also got an 04 RT and it doesn't run like new anymore. One of the things I was going to do next brake fluid change is just disconnect plugs, blow them out, and reconnect them. I know the...
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    Mine took 65k miles for the rings to start to...

    Mine took 65k miles for the rings to start to seat. Until it reached 65k it used 1qrt every 1k miles. The owner's manual said 720 miles to a qrt is acceptable. At 91k miles it now uses a qrt in 3k...
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    Do They All Do This???

    I've been riding my RT without the fairing the last few days becuase of another problem. That problem seems to be fixed but, I'm noticing new sound now probably just because the fairing is off. I...
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    Don't forget to disconnect the stick coil from...

    Don't forget to disconnect the stick coil from the system. I've been told that if they spark without being grounded thru a spark plug it will damage them.
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