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  1. Thread: unknown BMW

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    unknown BMW

    When scanning Craigslist last night I found a picture of a BMW motorcycle and the ad said "Fix my bike!" I sent a text right away and finally found the home or garage where this BMW was sitting. I...
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    91 k100lt wiring harness burned

    thanks for the input, Yep I will try to me more informative next time.

    Instead of digging into the wiring harness we went to an auto store and bought a blue tinted LED kit. Added another switch...
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    '91 K100LT wiring harness burned

    Lighting in the gauges is out due to a fire or smoke getting out of the wire loom. Long story. However we got the fuel injection harness replaced but the lighting for the gauges is out. Without...
  4. radiator fan

    What I have done is replace the fan motor on the k1100 once. Lasted maybe 6 months due to buying it from a bmw grave yard.
    Now I have an after market fan fastened to the front of the radiator and...
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    k75abs problem

    Need a new battery, me thinks. That will start solving the abs problems.
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    1 less 95 k1100 RS

    Good day!

    Found the problem! I had replaced the O ring due to an oil leak at the rear seal. Also had replaced the clutch plate. Thought I had torqued the 30 mm nut down to spec. :banghead
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    1 less 95 k1100 RS

    i agree that 126,000 is just starting!

    Thanks for the replies. Went up to my dealership where I have invested a few bucks for parts. Talked about it and they seemed to think it could be...
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    1 less 95 k1100 RS

    This past Wednesday I headed to a 2nd hand electronics store to purchase a new 3 way switch for my heated hand grips. When turning into the parking lot there was a rummble or a knock. :scratch
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  9. Ford injectors

    regarding Ford injectors. Back in 1999 my 85 K bike needed to go into the shop. This was just after I had gotten a computer and the advice on web sites!...
  10. Thread: 95 k1100 RS

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    final drive

    Bike is good now! When replacing the rear drive last week i also moved the brass bushings from the original drive to the replacement drive. Rode over 300 miles this week and noticed the rear whee...
  11. Thread: 95 k1100 RS

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    95 k1100 RS

    added multi weight gear oil to the final drive. Rear seal blew out on super bowl Sunday. bad news...:banghead
    however its always good to have another parts bike within reach. This week I replaced...
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    waterpump

    I have a waterpump here which I never had to put in! The first 85 K bike had a good leak. So I ordered the part.. and purchased bmw coolant.. We took emery cloth and shined up the shaft on the old...
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    throttle bodies

    i try to keep the idle around 1000 rpms on the tach. Lots easier using the 4 vacuum gauges versus the twn max. 2.5 turns on the screws then adjust .

    tim
  14. Thread: k trannys

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    k tranny

    I thank you humbly for a kind message!
    Craigslist in minneapolis had a k1100 bike for parts only. Pulled the tranny. Have this 85 K100RT which the shift mechanism is "loose". Figured if I could...
  15. Thread: k trannys

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    k trannys

    Can a k1100 tranny be installed on the famous K100? I ask stupidly...

    Tim Lindstrom
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    vacuum gauges

    I have seen the 4 guages price at 65 bucks. I do have the twin max however lots easier to have 4 guages to attach to the vacuum tubes.

    thanks for the info on backfiring. purchased an 85 K in...
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    front end wobble

    Have you checked the rear shock? If there is any loosening of the nut on the bolt for the shock there will be an indication at the front! Had the rear shock shear off one time at speed!

    Another...
  18. Thread: K11LT Cooling

    by hfbmw
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    k1100 cooling

    Yes i have been there! Last August I rode south and the original radiator fan died somewhere in Kentucky. Figured I was OK if I kept the bike running at 75 mph.
    East of Knoxville, Ten there was a...
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    center or side stand

    Raining out... side stand to keep the pool of water off the seat! center stand most of the time!

    tim lindstrom
    columbia heights, mn
  20. Thread: k 1100 exhaust

    by hfbmw
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    exhaustive search

    thanks for the note! I have found a different pipe. Should be here by friday.

    take care.

    tim lindstrom
    columbia heights, mn
    k1100RS
  21. Thread: k 1100 exhaust

    by hfbmw
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    k 1100 exhaust

    Howdy!
    I have had a rattle noise in the exhaust system for many moons! So I checked the bolts to the head and other fasteners... All looked tight.

    Removed the exhaust system and noticed that one...
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    k bike no start

    How about the kill switch?

    tim lindstrom
    k1100rs
    columbia heights, mn
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    no run K

    Could be water in the fuel. Full tank? this time of year there lots of condensation inside the tank as well as engine.

    tim lindstrom
    95 K1100RS
    minnesota
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    kaput

    i had the famous '85 K. Came home from a ride then planned on riding it to work. No fire. Finally after a month of trying and no intenet to ask... I took it to the dealer.. electronic ignition...
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    winter starts

    I sugest finding a pannasonic battery. Digi-key has them for under 70 bucks.

    Also change out the oil to 10W40.

    Hmmm wonder if one of those solar charging devices could be used to keep...
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