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    travel funnel

    Tractorsupply sells a flexible spout that fits oil bottles. Rolled up in a paper towel, it fits neatly under the seat.
    The Lonerider
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    /5 H4 conversion

    /6 parts will not work. You need parts from a 80's R65 or R80ST or R80GS.
    You need bulb, reflector, lens, lens gasket,clips and chrome ring.
    Try: bmwhuckys.com , bemmer boneyard, Bobs BMW etc. and...
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    K1200RS tires

    I have run Michelins, metzlers, Dunlaps and Conti Road Attacks.
    Second set of Road Attacks on now and next tires will Conti Road Attacks.
    As tire mileage decreases, Fun increases.
    The Lonerider
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    Stuck pads

    Yes those are the ones. Black plastic,easy off easy on.
    Gently pry upward with a medium sized screwdriver on the outer edge.
    Tap the pads away from the rotors. All they have to do is come loose. ...
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    You put it away wet and the pads stuck to the...

    You put it away wet and the pads stuck to the discs.
    Snap the covers off the top of the calipers and using a plastic hammer, tap the pads away from the disc. You can also use a small block of wood...
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    Riding with one petcock open

    I never tried to figure required cc/min but I have ridden with one petcock closed.
    I can say for certain that years ago my R75/5 would run fine under normal conditions with only one petcock open....
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    Think Back

    Enjoy life to the max while you can!
    Have you ever seen a U-haul or a Wells Fargo truck in a funeral procession?
    The Lonerider
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    CBS Sunday morning

    I tried one years ago in college on a gym floor.
    Talk about crash and burn. I am glad there was no cell phone video and
    You-tube back then!
    Happy Trails
    The Lonerider
  9. K100 Parking lamp

    Glad to be of help!
    Ride Safe
    The Lonerider
  10. K100 Parking lamp

    The common point is the Ign switch.
    When the ign switch is in the "P" position the front parking lamp and the tail light should be on. The bulb monitor is for the tail light and brake light during...
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    must do

    Mount Evans just west of Denver.
    Highest paved road in North America.
    The Lonerider
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    Getting Technical!

    Can we agree that it is a radical,rotating radial engine?

    If you look at the gallery of pix. you can see that the oil pump, oil tank, carb, and
    ign. source do not rotate. It has a ign cummutator...
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    Rev,ing up when handlebars are turned is more...

    Rev,ing up when handlebars are turned is more likely a cable routing issue rather than a cable free play adjustment.
    Ditto on the other replies. Heavy on throttle gear timing.
    The Lonerider
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    I love airplanes. The main reason I have a...

    I love airplanes.
    The main reason I have a K1200RS is that I can't afford a F16
    Happy Trails
    The Lonerider
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    clamp screw

    You have to remove the switch assembly (screw at the bottom and two hooks at the top) then you will see the clamp screw. Watch the grip heat wires.
  16. common factor

    Two starters almost identical breaks
    First starter worked for years
    Second starter failed upon installation
    Common part: flywheel.
    Find the problem. You can see the symptoms.
    I once saw a blue...
  17. Was the timing hole plug in place? If this...

    Was the timing hole plug in place?
    If this happened to a starter that had been operating properly for some time, then something had to pass between the gears.
    I would check the flywheel tooth by...
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    Starter relay must have been stuck and totally...

    Starter relay must have been stuck and totally discharged the old battery.
    Disconnect the starter cable and connect the battery. You should be able to feel the relay click when you press the starter...
  19. Hidden clips

    You should have removed the clips while the forks were still mounted.
    Vises can damage tubes and if you clamp the sliders then the tubes bounce on the springs.
    I use a hard plastic rod but a...
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    try www.mcmaster.com mcmaster-carr If you can...

    try www.mcmaster.com
    mcmaster-carr
    If you can think of it, they have it
    The Lonerider
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    K-EML oil level

    How about a small round stick on blind spot mirror properly placed on the side car body? Cheap, simple and should work.
    Good luck
    Happy Trails
    The Lonerider
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    what changed?

    Check the charger on another bike.
    It is most likely the problem.
    The Lonerider
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    glad I could help also you can switch to hi...

    glad I could help
    also you can switch to hi beam and not dismount to check the head light the indicator will be off also

    Happy Trails
    The Lonerider
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    Experence from owning a 91 K100RS Is the head...

    Experence from owning a 91 K100RS

    Is the head light on when Ign sw is on and starter button
    is not pressed? If not then the starter cumutator and brushes are dirty with oil
    vapor residue.
    ...
  25. FI does not go through starter interlock. A...

    FI does not go through starter interlock.

    A tell on this problem : Is the head light on when Ign sw is on and starter button
    is not pressed? If not then the starter cumutator and brushes are...
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