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  1. Means the lever is not freely moving? If so I...

    Means the lever is not freely moving? If so I would look at the parts 3, 4 and 5 in the diagram.

    I just replaced all 3 parts on the clutch lever and the inner bore of the plastic bushing was too...
  2. Thread: Username

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    All taken care of thanks to Kurt! /Guenther

    All taken care of thanks to Kurt!

    /Guenther
  3. Thread: Username

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    I want to change my username

    What's in that 'secret' email?

    /Guenther
  4. Thread: What battery

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    I just installed a Panasonic LC-X1228P 28Ah: ...

    I just installed a Panasonic LC-X1228P 28Ah:

    http://www.amazon.com...

    It is 3/4" shorter so I installed and alu L-bracket at the bottom plate of the battery holder as a spacer. Height and width...
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    Darryl, I haven't seen a R100GS pulling a...

    Darryl,

    I haven't seen a R100GS pulling a trailer means, if there are some it's very rare. So I think you are doing some pioneering here.

    Well, since you plan to use the GS like your RS what...
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    Darryl, You are not thinking about snow?...

    Darryl,



    You are not thinking about snow? Wet road surface...you have to slow down to meet your riding skills. In my case I "crawl" because I hate wet roads.

    All of the not-knoppy tires I...
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    My mix is 95% road / 5% dirt. In the past I...

    My mix is 95% road / 5% dirt.

    In the past I used Michelin Annakee (3 times) and Anakee II (twice). Smooth ride on pavement and acceptable for my occasional ride on dirt. The rear lasted 9-10 Tmi....
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    Not true! A regulator is a "regulator" which in...

    Not true! A regulator is a "regulator" which in this case it has an upper limit of voltage it allows the alternator to produce. The regulator picks up the current voltage at the back of the diode...
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    dpmonk. which type of regulator did you put...

    dpmonk.

    which type of regulator did you put in? On which motorcycle?

    14.5V at the battery sounds a bit high. You may be "cooking" your battery.

    /Guenther
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    Alex, according to that table I should get a...

    Alex,

    according to that table I should get a good charge going in July through the midwest to St. Paul. :thumb

    The Panasonic is the first non-OEM (Mareg) battery and my first AGM. If it lasts...
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    In the data sheet they call it "control voltage":...

    In the data sheet they call it "control voltage":

    Panasonic_VRLA_LC-X1228P_LC-X1228AP.pdf

    When I said "top-up" I was thinking of what they call the "float" charging phase for "wet" batteries.
    ...
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    I have two 16 ga wires running from the digital...

    I have two 16 ga wires running from the digital voltmeter to the battery poles just for picking up the volts at the battery undisturbed. Occasionally I compare this to the reading of my Fluke meter...
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    I am not 100% sure with my diagnosis. So the...

    I am not 100% sure with my diagnosis. So the thousand mile test is for the gremlin - not the light bulb.

    And besides I can't wait to get on the road again.

    /Guenther
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    All I remember is it stands for Gelaende/Strasse....

    All I remember is it stands for Gelaende/Strasse. Which is kind of ridiculous because any forrest road, unpaved farm road or, basically any public dirt road (this is what the word Gelaende includes)...
  15. There are USB 5V adapters you can mount on the...

    There are USB 5V adapters you can mount on the handlebar. Install a USB extension cord which comes out at the front of the tank bag to connect the gadges in the tank bag to the adapter.

    Tha's my...
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    Fool me once, fool me twice...

    The gremlin returned back (no GEN light with ignition on). I connected the black DF wire to ground (always test number 1 in such a case) and no GEN light. Wired an ampmeter in between the black wire...
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    In my case when I connected the black/DF wire to...

    In my case when I connected the black/DF wire to the rotor directly to ground I had no GEN light. And the rotor coil measured 4.2-4.6 Ohms. That's why in my case I excluded the rotor as the cause.
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    Hard to tell how good are the connections of the...

    Hard to tell how good are the connections of the two wires that come out just under the slip rings. They are both coated in thick laquer as are the copper windings of the coil.

    While going through...
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    It was not the battery!

    Last year on the way home from Salem I realized that the charging voltage has increased from typical 13.65V to 13.85V according to my trusted digital voltmeter. Short after this discovery a gremlin...
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    Edit: Ooops - reply collision! I don't have a...

    Edit: Ooops - reply collision!

    I don't have a diagramm for the R100R but I expect it has a connector for additional instruments. Most likely it is a loose connector in the headlight bucket. If so...
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    Unusual front cover. I assume there's only a...

    Unusual front cover. I assume there's only a clutch and no gearbox.

    If this BarlMW is rideable my respect. Nuts but heh - mission accomplished (whichever it was).

    /Guenther
  22. Try this one to register for a tour: ...

    Try this one to register for a tour:

    http://www.bmw-besuchen.com/en/request

    And yes, there are a lot more things to see besides the BMW plant.

    If I can be of some help send me a PM.
    ...
  23. 1985+ diode board

    Nice annotated picture from Joerg's website:

    43508

    /Guenther
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    I never had a problem with aligning the carb...

    I never had a problem with aligning the carb attachment so maybe there's something 'odd' with your setup.

    First make sure the aluminum tube under the blue arrow is pushed in as far as it goes. I...
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    Assuming the starter and battery are capable of...

    Assuming the starter and battery are capable of "turning" the crankshaft ok, what about the cold start section of the carbs? I ask because on my R100GS one side did not like to 'fire' when it was...
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