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  1. Thread: Oops.

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    You should be able to get the connectors back on...

    You should be able to get the connectors back on the switch without removing the back motor mount brace or tube or what ever you call it. Use a pair of needle nose pliers to hold the wire connector &...
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    If it's the BMW electronic ignition then the...

    If it's the BMW electronic ignition then the advance mechanism is similar to the older centrifugal weight system on the points bikes. If you remove the canister there is a small metal oval plug on...
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    Problem solved & sorry guys but it wasn't a...

    Problem solved & sorry guys but it wasn't a plugged line. I found the attachment in someone's thread for the tech article on Airhead brakes( http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/brakes.htm) I pulled the...
  4. http://www.haynes.com/products/productID/890

    http://www.haynes.com/products/productID/890
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    Not sure what you meant here "Of course it takes...

    Not sure what you meant here "Of course it takes more effort to slow the thing down than a dual disc type of brake system" The R90/6 was converted to a dual disc set up & I was comparing the brakes...
  6. What year is your RT? Haynes makes pretty good...

    What year is your RT? Haynes makes pretty good manuals. I've had them for other BMW bikes. Just ordered the one for my 2011 RT. $45 plus some loose change
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    Wanting more braking power

    The bike: A 1975 R90S. It has a 17mm master cylinder, braided stainless brake lines, EBC FA22 brake pads, standard BMW rotors in good condition & the caliper cam is at the rear most position. It...
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    These tires are spec'd for the heavier bikes like...

    These tires are spec'd for the heavier bikes like the R1200RT & the K1600's. Have stiffer sidewalls & typically cost a little more
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    Try Go-Jo hand cleaner. Get at the difficult...

    Try Go-Jo hand cleaner. Get at the difficult spots with an assortment of brushes. Tooth brushes work well also. Use green Scotch Brite pads on the stubborn spots. Clean up with a rag or a water hose.
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    Thanks Ken . I'll check them out

    Thanks Ken . I'll check them out
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    Spark plug thread repair

    I'm looking for someone who can repair the spark plug threads (14mm x 1.25) in a cylinder head. The stock threads were stripped & then repaired using a Time-sert type fitting that is now loose in the...
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    Looked at my tires again. No letter M or O. Next...

    Looked at my tires again. No letter M or O. Next time I buy a set I'll know better. Thanks to all.
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    Metezler Z8 Tires

    The bike: 2011 R1200RT
    When I was installing a new rear Z8 on my bike a while back I noticed that the sidewall seemed to be somewhat more flexible than the tires that came off the bike (Z8's also)....
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    Thank you Kurt. I think I've found what I needed

    Thank you Kurt. I think I've found what I needed
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    Wiring diagram

    Does anyone know of a source for a BMW wiring diagram on any of the 81 & on airheads that shows the wiring for the electronic ignition. The Clymer or Haynes manuals are not detailed enough. I need it...
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    Yes the motor has been modified. Has the new...

    Yes the motor has been modified. Has the new liter clutch form the newer airheads plus the points in the can. I'll check with Rick Jones at Motorrad Elektrik. Thanks for the responses.

    Does...
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    Dual Plugging with Electronic ignition

    I have a vintage racing sidecar that is powered by a BMW 750 twin. The heads are dual plugged but I am only using one set of plugs with the points in a can ignition. I want to get the second set of...
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    2011 R1200RT Final Drive question

    The bike is a 2011 R1200RT with 13700 miles. After a short ride of 50 miles a few days ago I parked the bike on the center stand & checked the final drive for play by grabbing the wheel &...
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    Mine has been trouble free since the rear shock &...

    Mine has been trouble free since the rear shock & the ABS computer have been replaced
  20. Put both ends(Tips) of the circlip into the hole...

    Put both ends(Tips) of the circlip into the hole at the same time at an angle so that each end is pointing at the groove. While holding down on the end that is in the hole push down on the circlip...
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    Ok. Thanks a lot

    Ok. Thanks a lot
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    Cam head torque values

    Can anyone provide me the torque values for the spark plugs & the valve covers for a 2011 RT? Didn't have much luck with a forum search.
    Thanks
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    Thanks. I found the rancho part # for the K75 in...

    Thanks. I found the rancho part # for the K75 in the K bike forum. Summit Racing carries them
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    It's a 1994. Not sure what "type" of forks they...

    It's a 1994. Not sure what "type" of forks they are but they are the same as the ones on the later K75's
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    R100R Fork Boots

    Anyone using fork boots on their R100R? If so which ones are you using? I did a search & didn't find any info. Thought I might install a set while I have the forks apart.
    Thanks in advance
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