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    1:5 Scale Scratch Built R/32 Model

    Sorry if this has been seen here before but here's a link to an incredible 1:5 scale R/32 that this gentleman made from scratch, casting & all. ...
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    I believe they are the same diameter as the stock...

    I believe they are the same diameter as the stock spokes, to the eye they appear to be. I talked to Woody about the "superlace" spokes which are huge & he said that he only recommends them if you do...
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    Around $1300. The main reason I had the wheels...

    Around $1300. The main reason I had the wheels re-done was because my bike came with chrome plated spokes which started to rust in no time. On the Texas gulf coast it is very humid & no matter what...
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    Thank You!

    Thank You!
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    I figured it out, I can only copy one pic at a...

    I figured it out, I can only copy one pic at a time.
    http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb245/bigolgs/wheels023.jpg
    http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb245/bigolgs/wheels009.jpg
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    Well, I tried to put some photos in my post but...

    Well, I tried to put some photos in my post but it didn't work for some reason.
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    What a Difference True Wheels Make!

    Just got my wheels back from Woody's Wheel Works & not only did they make them pretty but he trued the front to .005 & the rear to .010. The ride is much more plush, especially with the Ohlins I put...
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    I've had very good results with a product from...

    I've had very good results with a product from S-100 called "special surface cleaner". It comes in a smallish pump spray bottle & it seems to dissolve bugs better & faster than anything else i've...
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    Ohlins on 1100GS Question

    I just ordered a pair of Ohlins shocks for my 1100GS & want to know if after installing them, will my seat height be about the same? Seems like I remember reading somewhere a while back that the seat...
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    Thanks for the reply. The reason I got the...

    Thanks for the reply. The reason I got the Eastern Beaver is because what you describe above is already wired up in the kit so I don't need to figure out what wire goes to what pin on the relay etc.,...
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    Help With Wiring Hella FF 50's Needed

    I'm at my wits end trying to wire up a pair of FF50's on my 1100GS. I bought a driving light wiring kit from Eastern Beaver & i'm using an illuminated rocker switch to turn them off & on. I tapped...
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    Pirelli "Trail" or "Sync" for 1200GS?

    I'd like some feedback on the pros & cons of the tires in the thread title from anyone who's got any experience with either of them on their 1200GS. From what little info. i've been able to find it...
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    I just posted something similar in oilheads. I...

    I just posted something similar in oilheads. I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form for my 1100GS yesterday for $9. I have it on my desktop along with my Haynes in the shop.
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    I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form...

    I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form yesterday from tradebit.com for $9 for my 1100GS. I already have the Haynes as well, which by the way has torque specs. With the manual on my desktop I...
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    Oops! you're right. i'm not used to discussing...

    Oops! you're right. i'm not used to discussing things hexhead since I don't own one. Yet anyway.
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    Help With Oil Leak Needed!

    I stopped by my dads yesterday & he showed me this leak on his 1200GS. At first glance I thought it might be the sight glass but it's dry. Looks to be coming from behind the black plastic belt cover....
  17. My Dad's Friend Won't Give Up Without A Fight

    I went for a short, 250 mile round trip ride yesterday with my brother, dad, & my dad's friend. Dad's friend is 55 & a few years ago he developed serious health problems & was told he didn't have...
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    I changed the final drive oil on my 1100GS...

    I changed the final drive oil on my 1100GS yesterday with 66K on the ODO & although I usually change at 12K intervals it was last changed 9K miles ago. All these final drive problems I read & hear...
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    If this new battery lasts me four years i'll be...

    If this new battery lasts me four years i'll be tickled to death! I seem to have the worlds worst luck with M/C batteries. However, I did read that you're supposed to connect a charger to the battery...
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    Odyssey Batt. Maintenance ?

    I just ordered an Odyssey PC680 for my 1100GS on the web & was wondering if I should charge it first before I install it & also can I, or do I need to, keep it on a charger when parked in the garage?...
  21. Thread: Best Engine Oil

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    Can't say this is the best because that's a...

    Can't say this is the best because that's a subjective thing but I use Mobil 1 15w50 synthetic in my 1100GS. I know of a guy who has over 400,000 miles on his 1100GS using it & a lot of others do too.
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    Another Battery Question

    The battery in my 99 1100GS won't hold a charge so I need to replace it. I've owned the bike since new & have tried WestCo, Odyssey & BMW Gels which is what needs replacing now. When I put this last...
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    You can buy a replacement plug for the older...

    You can buy a replacement plug for the older airhead engines that is more robust & next to impossible to lose "inside" the flywheel housing at least. I'd just put a little tape over the hole till...
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    The fuel filter in my 1100GS went south on me...

    The fuel filter in my 1100GS went south on me once right after i'd gotten back from a trip south, to Mexico. I figure as often as I have the fuel tank removed for other reasons I might as well change...
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    I've always just rotated it per the OVAD method &...

    I've always just rotated it per the OVAD method & never had a problem.
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