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Likely you're getting judder from the worn pivot bearings. The 3-9 wiggle means you're getting oscillation when you transition to acceleration or braking. It's probably playing havoc with your rear...
Jumped on this thread.
Whilst re-shimming the rocker ends on the 1988 GS, a shaft slipped out. So did five needles, out of one of the bearing-carriers.
I got them back in. They are...
The 880 comes in a stock size for The Best Year K100.
Many older RT & LTs came to us with different sizes because not all mfg's have the 140/80s.
The first number is the width in millimeters....
Yes, that is a squid.
Unless someone brought your bike over from Europe. If it does not have a BMW NA Vin#, NA will not honor recalls. Had this problem. Replaced my own throttle cable by finding a post - '85 guide, the...
BTW, on the S bike, any handlebar change equaling more than 30 mm up, aft, or combined, will most likely require a longer brake line.