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    Replaced the Valeo with a Bosch that I had...

    Replaced the Valeo with a Bosch that I had laying around. You can ususally find these on eBay pretty cheap ($50.00). Be sure to get one that has the mounting bracket on the back and that has 9...
  2. I'd recommend the Avon Gripster. I am a Metzler...

    I'd recommend the Avon Gripster. I am a Metzler Guy at heart, but for an airhead GS, the Avons are hard to beat for handling on the road, off-road use (no deep mud or rock climbing), mileage (how...
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    Located in Texas

    Located in Texas
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    Transmission Repairs

    :scratch Has anyone ever used Cycle Works for transmission repair work? They offer great BMW special tool alternatives but I don't know anything about the quality of their shop work.
  5. Replacing/Shimming Transmission Rear Cover

    I am having to replace the transmission rear cover on my 1989 R100GS. This will necessitate measuring and replacement of the spacing shims.

    There is a special BMW tool (#88-88-6-23-3-650) that...
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    Sticky: 1985 K100rs & 2004 K1200rs

    I'm the 2nd owner of the '85 model and purchased it 13 years ago with only 1,728 miles. Added the K1100RS lower fairing & bellypan at that time plus a complete repaint. Has ever factory BMW option...
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    R100GS Sidestand / Air pulse kit

    Just purchased a 1989 R100GS and forgot (haven't had an airhead in 10 years) how bad the sidestands were and how annoying the EPA air injection can be.

    Does anybody know a current vendor for a...
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    R100GS Tire Questions

    I just purchased a 1989 R100GS from another MOA member who has had the bike since 1991. I have not actually seen the bike in person yet (due to fly in and drive it home in a week or so), but the...
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    K100RS fuel capacity

    First of all, there is not an additional 1.1 gallons of fuel available. I've had several K100RSs, RTs and LTs. They all hold only 5.0 gallons of gas when bone dry. I have a very late production...
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    I had considered a used 750 Nighthawk, but those...

    I had considered a used 750 Nighthawk, but those bikes are bringing pretty high prices ($3000 to $4800) for anything that has less than 25K miles and appears to be reliable transportation, plus the...
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    I can pick up the 1995 K75RT for $5500.00 + $600...

    I can pick up the 1995 K75RT for $5500.00 + $600 to ship it in.

    The 1997 R1100RT is also $5500.00 + $600 shipping.

    The 1998 R1100GS is $6300.00 and is close enough to me that I can pick it up...
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    Thanks for the "great father-in-law" comment. ...

    Thanks for the "great father-in-law" comment. Being the father of 3 girls, it wasn't until the oldest got married that I had a chance to share my man vises.
    Son-in-law #1 got a 2003 R1150R (he is...
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    The BMW is a surprise for my son-in-law. He...

    The BMW is a surprise for my son-in-law. He knows nothing about motorcycles, other than he has always wanted one, just never had the opportunity or means. He knows that he will have to take both...
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    Need help choosing best bike!!!!

    I'm looking for a used BMW for my son-in-law and would value your opinion. I've been riding BMWs for 30+ years; Mostly airheads and K-bikes. I don't have much experience with the oilheads, but...
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