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  1. Just the opposite. The displacement of fluid...

    Just the opposite.

    The displacement of fluid is less. (cc of fluid per inch of stroke). Since your calipers require a fixed amount of fluid to move the pads to the rotor, you will have to push...
  2. The 12mm master will make the travel and the...

    The 12mm master will make the travel and the "sponginess" GREATER than the 13mm original cylinder.



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    I have never personally done a 4V bike. (But I...

    I have never personally done a 4V bike. (But I did stay in a Holiday Inn Express)

    I would think that wire tying the chain to the sprockets would work. The special tools just make it faster and...
  4. Seems a bit much. My bike is an '87 S non-ABS. ...

    Seems a bit much. My bike is an '87 S non-ABS. Pedal moves 1 3/4". I do not have stainless lines on the rear. Have worked on others that were maybe 1 1/4". But none as much as yours.

    Did you...
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    Have you tried tuning to the channel and then...

    Have you tried tuning to the channel and then holding in one of the preset buttons until it beeps (5-10 seconds)? That's how most presets are set. But of course BMW doesn't always do what most...
  6. Because of the angle that the master cylinder...

    Because of the angle that the master cylinder sits at (outlet end up), vacuum bleeding will not always get the bubble that gets trapped at the end of the master just before the brake line.

    The...
  7. Turn bars all the way to the left. Take the top...

    Turn bars all the way to the left. Take the top off the master. Flick the brake lever and let it snap back to its stop. You will notice small bubbles surfacing in the master. Do that until no more...
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    Since the Lucas stuff is, by nature, twice as...

    Since the Lucas stuff is, by nature, twice as thick, you only need half the specified amount in Bosch systems.:deal




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    It would be nice if there was a bike specific...

    It would be nice if there was a bike specific help code. :dunno

    I have tons of K75 and some K100 parts (and mechanical experience) that I would be willing to help people with, but other than...
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    If you finished it, you wouldn't have anything to...

    If you finished it, you wouldn't have anything to do. That could get boring. Nothing but riding.:stick

    At least they're not Lucas electrics!



    That's why Lucas invented automotive...
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    You might want to check the connection at the...

    You might want to check the connection at the bulb monitoring relay in the relay box under the tank. End pin E1. Other end E2 is from the rear switch.



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    The new tach head lists for $556 from any BMW...

    The new tach head lists for $556 from any BMW dealer. I would NEVER go that way. That's IF the problem is in the cluster. I would still open the cluster and check the tach head connecting pins...
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    Yoda, Sounds kind of like a ground problem. ...

    Yoda,

    Sounds kind of like a ground problem. First thing I would do is clean the main grounding bundle under the gas tank on the center frame rail. And obviously the ground cable from the battery...
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    Since the 4valve bikes (90-92 K100RS and K1100)...

    Since the 4valve bikes (90-92 K100RS and K1100) use shim in bucket instead of shim on bucket adjustment, you must remove the camshafts to access the shims. There is no special tools needed, just...
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    That goes in a notch in the bellhousing just to...

    That goes in a notch in the bellhousing just to the right of the upper left transmission mounting bolt (just below the starter).



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  16. Yep! Someone routed it wrong. :dunno ...

    Yep! Someone routed it wrong. :dunno




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  17. I love the temperment of the large sighthounds! ...

    I love the temperment of the large sighthounds! We've had 9 Afghans. Similar build to the Greyhound except beefier lower legs and feet. And LOTS and LOTS of grooming.

    With the large sighthounds...
  18. Yoda, Oh yee of little faith! :nono ...

    Yoda,

    Oh yee of little faith! :nono



    Behold, the legendary throttle friction screw:


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  19. Detail of bracket on inner panel: 44552 ...

    Detail of bracket on inner panel:


    44552


    44553
  20. Harness makes hard left and goes between left...

    Harness makes hard left and goes between left fairing and inner panel:

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    It then goes forward and the groove in the grommet is wire tied to the bracket on the inner panel:

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  21. If you don't already have the shim tools or don't...

    If you don't already have the shim tools or don't want to spring for the more expensive ones because you don't anticipate using them much, there used to be a guy that was making them. Don't know if...
  22. .05mm = approx. .002". Shims only come in .05mm...

    .05mm = approx. .002". Shims only come in .05mm increments, so a 2.40 would give you about .011". Any more and it would be too loose.




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  23. I'll post pictures in the morning. ...

    I'll post pictures in the morning.




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  24. You really need to do the check to get a baseline...

    You really need to do the check to get a baseline and know if everything is OK. If a valve or two needs adjusting, you can put the cover back on and ride it (if it's not crazy bad) until the tools...
  25. Did you check the throttle friction screw? Or a...

    Did you check the throttle friction screw? Or a bad cable?



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