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    to Bobmws: yes, always the first thing to check. ...

    to Bobmws: yes, always the first thing to check. Sidestand up is second.
    to 98lee: starter switch was disassembled and thoroughly cleaned with contact cleaner.

    A thorough cleaning seemed to...
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    Some of these were addressed in my original post...

    Some of these were addressed in my original post but I'll answer them in order.

    Yes, it will start with the bike in neutral, provided I use the 9volt battery on the relay.
    Gear indicator switch...
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    '94 K1100RS Starter Issues

    I picked up a '94 K1100RS last week. The bike has about 78k miles and was in storage for a couple of years. Installed a new battery a few days ago. All lights, horn, turn signals, flashers work...
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    Have you checked the cables? Ever replaced them?...

    Have you checked the cables? Ever replaced them? Had a similar problem on my '04 1150 GSA and replaced the cable. Works fine now. The replacement isn't that difficult to do but you should...
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    Here is the link to Euromotoelectrics. You may...

    Here is the link to Euromotoelectrics. You may still be able to catch them at this hour.

    CONTACT US:

    2505 W 2nd Ave
    Unit # 14
    Denver, CO 80219 USA
    (303) 526-0901 ...
  6. Thread: 1994 r1100rs

    by MCrenshaw
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    As on any bike almost 20 years old, check the...

    As on any bike almost 20 years old, check the service records available. Rubber and plastic bits are usually the first to go. Original brake lines should be replaced sooner than later. How about...
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    GSAddict, the bore and tap with M5 was exactly...

    GSAddict, the bore and tap with M5 was exactly what I tried to do. Because of the location of the broken stud at the top of the tank tunnel, I could not get a purchase on the hole with the tap...
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    Year and type of S bike? (K1100S, R1200S ??) ...

    Year and type of S bike? (K1100S, R1200S ??) Perhaps you can identify the fastener size by referring to one of the microfiches available online.
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    Fuel Pump Flange Stud

    The bike is a '97 R1100R. I changed the fuel filter. While tightening the six flange bolts one of the studs twisted off. No doubt a bone headed operator error that. See the attached photo. The...
  10. The turn signal wiring runs from the headlight...

    The turn signal wiring runs from the headlight shell then under the headlight ears, then under and out the turn signal stalks to the bulbs. It is not difficult for those wires to become pinched or...
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    My first BMW was an R60/6 with Luftmeister...

    My first BMW was an R60/6 with Luftmeister fairing. I found it to be a bit underpowered. Overtaking another vehicle required some planning. The Luftmeister was pushing a lot of air and was...
  12. From first hand experience, I agree with that...

    From first hand experience, I agree with that diagnosis. The HES wiring is cracked and susceptible to shorting when damp. Expect to pay $500-600 if a dealer replaces the HES. OEM sensors are...
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    I was looking at a friends R1100RT yesterday and...

    I was looking at a friends R1100RT yesterday and saw his Saeng-Ta blind spot mirrors. http://www.saeng.com/product.php?id=253 He mounted them on a shelf under his windscreen that also holds his...
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    Good comments on the floats. However don't...

    Good comments on the floats. However don't overlook the crossover fuel line that runs through the clamshell. Make sure that all fuel lines are correctly attached and clamped. Sometimes it the...
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    My wife rides a '97 R1100R. The alternator belt...

    My wife rides a '97 R1100R. The alternator belt is a good beginning. You should definitely consider replacing the brake lines as they are probably at the end of their life. Spiegler has what you...
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    Just in the last day or so there was a guy that...

    Just in the last day or so there was a guy that had a similar issue being discussed on the "bmwr65.org" forum. Look in the technical section. Usually this will be related to the master cylinder and...
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    J.C. Whitney has the Emgo exhausts for BMW...

    J.C. Whitney has the Emgo exhausts for BMW airheads. Look is identical to OEM, easy installation and quiet. If you are looking to replace the headers I would try the internet auctions.
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    If the fuses and fuel pump check out OK, I would...

    If the fuses and fuel pump check out OK, I would look to the Hall Effect Sensor (HES). The HES itself doesn't usually go bad in bikes of this age but the wiring insulation can become embrittled and...
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    "will start off with a breakfast ride Saturday...

    "will start off with a breakfast ride Saturday Morning - get my priorities straight "
    Well you definitely have your priorities straight! Still lots of pretty bluebonnets in your area, I rode...
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    Absolutely. Best airhead mechanic I know of.

    Absolutely. Best airhead mechanic I know of.
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    Assuming it's the original starter, has it been...

    Assuming it's the original starter, has it been tested? Magnets coming loose inside the starter as well as the shaft bushing being worn are not uncommon problems.
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    Just something else to consider is the strength...

    Just something else to consider is the strength of the battery. If the battery voltage is low the ABS lights will flash.
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    Axel, the "death rattle" as I understand it...

    Axel, the "death rattle" as I understand it occurs on the left cylinder immediately on starting the engine. The primary cause is due to the design of the cam chain tensioner on that cylinder. It's...
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    Congratulations Brian. The R90/6 is a solid...

    Congratulations Brian. The R90/6 is a solid reliable bike. Now that you have the valves adjusted try a carb sync and you'll really be delighted. Quite a few airheads still around in this area,...
  25. All good advice. Pay close attention to all...

    All good advice. Pay close attention to all wiring and rubber hoses and lines. Brake lines probably do need to be replaced as well as fuel hoses. Early oilhead bikes are notorious for having...
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