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    I agree with your questions s09rwmb. My initial...

    I agree with your questions s09rwmb. My initial posting intended to ask that very simple first question:does the best filter exist out there at less cost than what I paid? By that, does it meet OEM...
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    What was that commercial from years ago with the...

    What was that commercial from years ago with the car going down a rural road with black smoke from the exhaust obscuring the road behind? The driver saying something like "parts is parts", "earl is...
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    Thanks for your replies. I know that there are...

    Thanks for your replies. I know that there are some threads that are like quicksand once opened - oil being one of them. Didn't intend or want to ask which is 'best', only what others might use. I...
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    Ok, so I'm less informed than you Ikchris. I...

    Ok, so I'm less informed than you Ikchris. I appreciate your perspective and knowledge. But implying I'm a sucker and leaving it at that isn't a response or much help to the second part of my post -...
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    Cost of Oil and Filters

    I'm curious as to what the rest of you are paying for your oil and filters. I'm just back from the dealer with 3 quarts of 20W50, 1 quart of 80W90 hyphoid gear oil and an oil filter - all BMW...
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    Got it all done. Re-wired the GPS, dual horns...

    Got it all done. Re-wired the GPS, dual horns (that had been cobbed together by po) and heated clothing with a centech auxiliary fuse panel. Up and running. Thanks for your offer of help Grahamm.
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    '91 R100GS PD Wiring Harness

    I'm in process of replacing the main wiring harness - still trying to sort out the bulb issue in the tell-tale posted in another thread

    I'm trying to install the replacement harness as close to...
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    I haven't got around to it yet, but I can already...

    I haven't got around to it yet, but I can already see that letters and numbers don't match up. First, there is a separate bulb for right and left turn signals, and, second, the tach has its own...
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    Looks like I'm going to have to take the...

    Looks like I'm going to have to take the instrument cluster and housing totally apart to trace the wiring. This was my last and least favorite resort, but I need to get it right. Thanks for your...
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    Tags appear to be numbered 1 - 6, though one of...

    Tags appear to be numbered 1 - 6, though one of them has no tag, presumably fell off at some point.

    The simple numbering is what has me stumped. I can't find anywhere info that tells me that #1...
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    I should have added in the first post that the...

    I should have added in the first post that the wiring is very short and difficult to reach, and with my aging eyesight I'm having trouble determining the different color configurations to let me know...
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    GSPD Instrument Dash Schematic

    Greetings,

    I'm in process of replacing the wiring harness on my 91 GSPD. In trying to work off the clips on some of the connectors under the instrument panel I've accidentally dislodged several of...
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    1991 R100 GSPD Wiring Harness

    Any suggestions, other than usual suspects ebay, etc. where to get a used main chassis wiring harness? New costs $668.00. New for 1990 is only $236.00. Any idea why cost tripled from '90 to '91?
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    11 Rib or 13 Rib Gaiters?

    BMW sells both. If you don't have a set on the bike to compare, is there a measurement taken somewhere on the forks that correlates to which type gaiter to get?

    Thanks,

    Thom
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    Have a friend in the Toronto area who regularly...

    Have a friend in the Toronto area who regularly rode through photo cop zones. Granted, he knew exactly where the cameras were, but he'd lean back on his bike and cover his plate with his hand...
  16. Thread: No Brake Light

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    Any recommendations as to where to get the best,...

    Any recommendations as to where to get the best, most accurate wiring diagram for this bike?
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    Actually, I did not know about the kill switch,...

    Actually, I did not know about the kill switch, but I tested it by running the bike, depressing front and rear in turn each time after first replacing the bulb, then repeated the same after replacing...
  18. Thread: No Brake Light

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    No Brake Light

    Hello All,

    I noticed last week that the brake light on my 91 PD doesn't work with either the front or rear brake levers engaged. Checked the the first 2 obvious things: replaced the bulb and then...
  19. Thread: M and M Trip

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    I'm originally from Boston and have spent many...

    I'm originally from Boston and have spent many hours on the Mass Pike and NY Thruway. Not at all bad driving, but I really would like an alternative this time around.

    My first thought, and desire,...
  20. Thread: M and M Trip

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    M and M Trip

    Greetings All,

    I will be flying to Maine in late April to purchase a 1991 R100GS Paris Dakar. I'll be riding it back to Minnesota starting the last weekend of April and plan to take a leisurely...
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    Yea, the river road from Lake City south to...

    Yea, the river road from Lake City south to LaCrosse is a beautiful ride. Riding up into the bluffs makes up for the lack of twisities in the rest of the state.
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    R90/6 Horn Placement

    Presumably because of the hideous fairing that the original owner installed on my bike, the rectangular metal piece that hangs down from the top tube that the horn bolts to was cut off flush with the...
  23. Thread: Fly 'N' Ride

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    It would be interesting to hear from those of you...

    It would be interesting to hear from those of you on the other side of the coin - who have had a negative experience where you walked away from the deal after arriving, for whatever reason, but...
  24. Thread: Fly 'N' Ride

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    Happy New Year

    It's interesting that several of you have said that putting on a plate from another bike is acceptable "unless you do something stupid" i.e to draw attention to law enforcement.

    In Minnesota, it...
  25. Thread: Fly 'N' Ride

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    Thanks for your responses. After I had put out my...

    Thanks for your responses. After I had put out my question I thought about it for a bit and realized that the insurance was the easy part. A binder is all that is necessary.
    Plates are a different...
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