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  1. Thanks Craig! You're a wealth of information! ...

    Thanks Craig! You're a wealth of information! I'll put my timing light away and get out my ohm meter.
  2. Thanks Kurt! The bike is a 1966 with the fuel...

    Thanks Kurt!

    The bike is a 1966 with the fuel line in the center.
  3. R69S carburetor leak and heating on one side

    I'm wondering if I can get some advise on a recently purchased a R69S. It appears that my carburetor float needles are not sealing properly as fuel leaks from the idling mixture adjustment screws...
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    OK, I went with the K36 from Revzilla. Free...

    OK, I went with the K36 from Revzilla. Free shipping too.

    Thanks again.
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    OK, I've decided on either the Metzeler ME77 or...

    OK, I've decided on either the Metzeler ME77 or the Heidenau K36. $135 vs. $175 at my nearest dealer. I'd be interested in you all's opinion.

    :dunno

    Thanks.
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    It sounds like if I want to go with a more...

    It sounds like if I want to go with a more traditional tread pattern for the rear the Heidenau K36, or the Dunlop K70 would work pretty well, or the Metzeler ME77 which kind of looks traditional. ...
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    I wonder how a Michelin or a Dunlop would work...

    I wonder how a Michelin or a Dunlop would work with the Metzeler I have on the front.
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    Thanks Paul, that's good information!

    Thanks Paul, that's good information!
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    Metzeler Tire Choices

    I'm looking for some advice on tires for my R90/6. I have a Metzeler Lasertec front tire (fairly new) and need to replace my Metzeler ME 88 Marathon rear tire. Apparently that model in my size is...
  10. Thread: Bike Shipping

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    OK, thanks.

    OK, thanks.
  11. Thread: Bike Shipping

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    Bike Shipping

    I recently bought a bike from a guy in Minnesota and am now in the process of figuring out how to get it home to Maine. I've used Allied Van Lines before, but have recently seen some negative...
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    And the answer is.... diode board. I'm up...

    And the answer is.... diode board.

    I'm up and running after replacing it.

    Thanks for all the advise. :wave
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    Yes, I removed the front cover (the...

    Yes, I removed the front cover (the alternator/diode/points (although I don't have points now with my Dyna Coils) cover) without disconnecting battery. Is that bad?
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    I followed the red lead from the positive battery...

    I followed the red lead from the positive battery terminal to the left Dyna Coil terminal (my trouble light lit there). I have no red lead from there. I checked for juice at the starter relay at...
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    Thanks Baron, that's very helpful! I'll work on...

    Thanks Baron, that's very helpful! I'll work on it this weekend.
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    OK, thanks. I'll give that a try. Do you know...

    OK, thanks. I'll give that a try. Do you know if those relays need to be replaced periodically?
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    R90/6 Electrical Problem

    I'm wondering if someone can advise me on a problem I'm having with my '76 R90/6.

    This has happened several times; I get the bike started as usual and warm it up, or have done some riding and then...
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    Thanks for all the great advise! I'm always...

    Thanks for all the great advise! I'm always impressed with the breadth of knowledge on BMWMOA forums and the willingness to help.

    I'll let you know how I make out.
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    R90/6 Electrical Mystery

    I'm wondering if someone can help solve a problem I've had with my R90/6.

    Recently I stoped to fill up the gas tank. I couldn't start the bike after the fill up. I turned the ignition key to...
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    Buying a bike from a disatance

    Having found a bike online that I am interested in buying, I'm wondering how best to complete the transaction without having to travel about 2000 miles to where it is.

    I have some ideas like...
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    /6 stuck shifter no more

    Lostboy nailed it. A different washer solved the problem. I wish they would have included the washer with the switch. Anyway, I'm happy to be on the road again.

    Thanks to all. Great forum! ...
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    Thanks for the ideas! My replacement switch...

    Thanks for the ideas! My replacement switch didn't come with a crush washer, so I put a small one on that I had. I think I have the right switch, but will check that too. I'm thinking it's...
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    /6 Stuck Shifter

    I'm wondering if there might be some advise out there to help my predicament.

    I recently installed a new neutral indicator switch on my /6. I down shifted without the engine running to first gear...
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    Fuel Catalysts, etc.

    All of the gas in my neck of the woods is 91 Octane or less and has 10% ethanol.

    The parts guy at my local BMW dealer swears by the Fitch Fuel Catalyst fuel treatment Power Sports Pack that you...
  25. Thread: Early R69Ss

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    Early R69Ss

    Are pre mid-1962 R69Ss that unreliable? They don't have the reinforced cylinders, newer pistons with shorter wrist pins, vented rear drive case, crackshaft vibration damper, etc., etc. (I've been...
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