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    I had TPS on both of my cars. The sensor actually...

    I had TPS on both of my cars. The sensor actually attaches to the valve stem on the inside of the tire. No chance of a failure. But, one or more of them was 5 psi off. So, I returned the car to the...
  2. Thread: R100 Cs??

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    I had a friend in 83 who purchased a CS new. I...

    I had a friend in 83 who purchased a CS new. I remember him telling me that it was special. But, I had no clue how special and rare it was. The bike was stock from the dealer. It was quite a bit...
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    I think the bike is priced good. It should sell...

    I think the bike is priced good. It should sell near your asking price. The 99 RT was a very reliable year. And, your bike has all the right stuff.

    I prefer to buy my BMW's on Craig's List. Local...
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    I gave up my cell phone about 6 years ago. Prior...

    I gave up my cell phone about 6 years ago. Prior to that I needed it for my job, and looked at it as a "ball-and-chain". But, I do realize that other people need them for a variety of reasons. And,...
  5. Thread: Do I really?

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    They are gap able, and should be gapped. Mine...

    They are gap able, and should be gapped. Mine were off significantly. I'm very pleased with them too. The regular 3923's were worn out at 6k. The double platinum 3923 Autolites looked excellent after...
  6. Thread: Do I really?

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    BMW now uses Mann to make their filters. Prior to...

    BMW now uses Mann to make their filters. Prior to that they used Purolator. The Purolator 10241 oil filter fits oilheads. I like Autolite XP3923 (iridium) sparks pugs the best. They are suppose to...
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    It cost $250 to file a Trademark with the PTO if...

    It cost $250 to file a Trademark with the PTO if you file the Mark yourself. You can also file with CBP (Customs). Then the Trademark needs to be updated after a certain periods of time.

    Sometimes...
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    I presume that you are being sarcastic. Actually,...

    I presume that you are being sarcastic. Actually, it does answer the OP question along with the question about clothing.

    The Roundel Mark is quite old. But, until recently it only covered cars and...
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    Here is BMW's Trademark Registration Information...

    Here is BMW's Trademark Registration Information on file with the PTO:

    BMW Roundel Image

    Word Mark B M W
    Goods and Services
    IC 003. US 001 004 006 050 051 052. G & S: Non-medicated...
  10. You can get access to the seal from the front of...

    You can get access to the seal from the front of the FD. You will need a heat gun to soften the locktite. You will need a 36mm deep well socket. Will need a spindle socket, and you will need to...
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    Just because your company is a LLC doesn't mean...

    Just because your company is a LLC doesn't mean that they will not name you personally in the suit. I have filed a number of Copyright Infringement and Trademark Infringement cases in US Federal...
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    Call bmwusa.com and ask for the legal department....

    Call bmwusa.com and ask for the legal department. When they ask what the call is about, tell them it is an inquiry about their BMW trademark. You will probably be transferred to their Patent...
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    Post needs to be moved to the Hexhead board. This...

    Post needs to be moved to the Hexhead board. This is the oilhead board.

    I didn't see corrosion in the picture, but I did see some of the rubber missing. Unlikely that the wire is the problem.
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    Techron chemical composition is approximately: ...

    Techron chemical composition is approximately:

    50% Paint Thinner
    35% Mineral Spirits
    10% Naphtha
    5% Benzene, Xylene, etc

    Percentage is by molecular weight, and not by volume.

    Paint...
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    Paul - Thanks for your great explanation....

    Paul - Thanks for your great explanation. Unfortunately, as I was typing my wife was saying, "Lets Go!". So, my post was brief.

    Let me explain my statement better. Most Digital Meters (but not...
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    Like any electronic device, the RID is sensitive...

    Like any electronic device, the RID is sensitive to voltage and current spikes. Today vehicles have relays to protect those electronic devices. Some of the relays on your oilhead have diodes in them....
  17. Thread: At what point.

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    Unusual for a clutch to be worn out at 38k. Maybe...

    Unusual for a clutch to be worn out at 38k. Maybe it wasn't adjusted correctly at some point?

    Replacing the shocks is a personal farkle. Some feel strongly about changing their shocks, while...
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    I had a Bridgestone BT-023, which lasted 6k...

    I had a Bridgestone BT-023, which lasted 6k miles. Both the Michelin PR2 and PR3 last about 10k for both the front and rear tire. The Metzler front tire lasted 18k and rear tires lasted about 7k....
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    Sounds like you are making good progress! Would...

    Sounds like you are making good progress! Would like to see a picture of how you rigged up the dial indicator. Sounds like you are at the tail-end of the project. Look forward to seeing some of the...
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    I always like Yankee Ingenuity solutions. My...

    I always like Yankee Ingenuity solutions. My first thought is that you need a larger shim to increase the play between the gears. But, before you run off to buy a new shim(s), you need to verify a...
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    See your PM.

    See your PM.
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    When I researched it, it showed that The...

    When I researched it, it showed that The Schaeffler Group has the mfg done in the 15 plants in China, Korea, and India, with Shanghai being the headquarters there. They list the Deep Grove Bearings...
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    Before I respond, let me say that I don't want to...

    Before I respond, let me say that I don't want to get off on this thread.



    The FTC does not require country of origin on products, with the exception of a few products. You can find those...
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    I can't comment on Timken's specs. The BMW FD...

    I can't comment on Timken's specs. The BMW FD crown ring bearing is a FAG 61917 bearing. It is most likely made in China by a small number of factories around Shanghai. Like most vehicle mfg, BMW...
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    The BMW manual states that the gear backlash...

    The BMW manual states that the gear backlash needs to be checked if the tapered bearing is replaced. But, I suppose if the replacement bearing/race comes from the same lot, the size would probably be...
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