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  1. R1100RS idle for years now high oil consumption

    I had to leave my R1100RS, covered, but idle for three years out in CA. Shipped it back and did a full restoration for the exterior, consumables, brake lines, fuel filter, fuel lines, shocks, etc.....
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    This happened to me, left me stranded. For the...

    This happened to me, left me stranded. For the life of me I could not figure out what the problem was. Don't know if this is your problem, I hope not as it was very costly to repair.
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    I have now removed all the body work and sent it...

    I have now removed all the body work and sent it out for a new paint job ($$), orders Ohlins ($$$), the stainless brake lines are on order. For fuel lines I am going to go with stock, thanks from...
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    Thanks Wanderer, I would have missed that...

    Thanks Wanderer, I would have missed that submersible requirement.
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    I am in the midst of fully restoring my 95...

    I am in the midst of fully restoring my 95 r1100rs. ( wow what a great bike for me ). I removed the tank to be painted and all the tank pieces. All is good but might as we'll replace the lines/hoses....
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    I am 110% sure dbrick you are right in all...

    I am 110% sure dbrick you are right in all regards, but somehow the aesthetics don't do it for me. I like the R nine T aesthetically but it does not seem so practical and could be tough on my back....
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    Thanks Anton, that's a concise summary. ...

    Thanks Anton, that's a concise summary.

    Dbrick, how did/do you find the R1200R superior in many regards?
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    Thanks again for the pics. Just curious the...

    Thanks again for the pics.
    Just curious the stock is beefier, in both tube diameter, hose clamp and hose. Are the Speiglers thinner due to advances in metallurgy, the originals were over engineered,...
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    The color is a light yellow, never seen one like...

    The color is a light yellow, never seen one like it. Any idea on an approximate price for a complete repaint with a another yellow with the parts given directly to a shop? I know this can vary...
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    Ahh I see thanks for the pics, the lines come in...

    Ahh I see thanks for the pics, the lines come in in a week or so, and it's nice to be prepared. Thanks for everyone's feedback.
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    Thanks Mike. To get what clear? The brake line...

    Thanks Mike. To get what clear? The brake line was too close, rubbing against something?
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    Thank you Rob! I would not have found those...

    Thank you Rob! I would not have found those otherwise.
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    R1100RS restoration

    I had to move to DC and put the bike in storage while I took care of my moms terminal illness. But now back to MC's as a way to digest, have fun etc..

    The bike sat for two years on the east coast...
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    Ahh thank you Yoda Glaves! I'll find that...

    Ahh thank you Yoda Glaves!
    I'll find that article
    JP
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    Thanks guys I had not thought about the rubbing...

    Thanks guys I had not thought about the rubbing alcohol & removing pieces in the possible way of spillage, will do both.

    From my memory it looked like the hoses were clamped on ( which does not...
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    Changing R1100RS brake lines

    Getting my 95 ABS R1100RS out of storage later this week & I though I'd change the brake lines as their still OEM with spieglers.

    My vague recollection is the orginals 'looked' like they were...
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