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    Talking to Bob's bmw, the sales guy suggested...

    Talking to Bob's bmw, the sales guy suggested that I NOT go so far on the sensitivity and to check the O rings that I just recently installed again. So I did and sure enough, I found one that was...
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    Diaphrams are fine, put in old plugs, no...

    Diaphrams are fine, put in old plugs, no difference. Checked valves and timing again, spot on ---timing mark does NOT move when idle goes into its rough state. Just for kicks, pulled the gas cap...
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    So pulled the plugs and installed the old ones,...

    So pulled the plugs and installed the old ones, no difference. I checked the throttle and choke play and it is good and re-sync carbs after 30 min ride. While warm and runnning, sprayed choke...
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    95R100RT won't idle consistently

    Just turned over 35K and decided to replace the OEM throttle and choke cables thinking long enough for the originals and why take a chance. Adjusted valves, air filter clean, timing set, new plugs,...
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    right side carb flooding

    Its was a small hammer and very light taps!! I had the dome in my hand and gently hit the end of the socket to peen it back over. Once it was no longer loose, I did use clear sealant to finish it...
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    right side carb flooding

    I am ready to throw in the towel!!! I have drained the tank twice. I have replaced the petcock stainers--the ones in the tank, put new inline fuel filters on along with the petcock stainers, so...
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    Right side carb flooding

    Came out of coffee shop other day to find puddle of fuel under right carb--always turn off petcocks, but was only going to be a few mins. On ride home, fuel was pouring out of carb out of any and...
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    Actually, the O ring cover for the oil pump WAS...

    Actually, the O ring cover for the oil pump WAS the culprit of the oil leak and not the rear main, but while I was there, did both! The rear main had very little oil at 6 o'clock position so better...
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    Thanks guys, I first got some PB blaster around...

    Thanks guys, I first got some PB blaster around the seal and let that sit for a day. I then bought a puller from autozone and ground most of the top down so that it would by-pass the crank and after...
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    Rear Main Seal replacement Tips

    Doing an engine re-seal on my 95R100RT and got it down to the rear main seal and having a problem getting it out. Drilling a hole at 9 oclock, screwed in sheet metal screw and using claw hammer,...
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    Thanks Tooold, now the nxt question. I pulled...

    Thanks Tooold, now the nxt question. I pulled the calipers apart and pulled off the dust/water rings that keep stuff out of the backs, but now how do you take the pistons out? There is a tab in...
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    95 R100RT front brake caliper problem

    Under braking, get vibration as if front rotors are wraped, but checking further not the case. What I did find is inside pistons on both front calipers are not moving freely--outside ones move...
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    Thanks guys Ill take a look at. Now the question...

    Thanks guys Ill take a look at. Now the question is how can I tell if reed valve is OK or not? The last two days of "gentle" riding has not lead to any drips. As long as I know that others...
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    so checking MAX bmw parts on line, I cannot find...

    so checking MAX bmw parts on line, I cannot find a reed/ventilation valve--it only shows two different covers w/gaskets that sit on top of the crankcase? So does this yr have this valve or is it...
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    R100rt oil leak at carb

    95 R100Rt w/28,000 miles and noticed when on sidestand, will get a drop or two of engine oil leaking where the air tube and carb meet. I pulled the tube off and the oil is coming from the 3 blade...
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    Thanks Kurt, middle one worked--process of...

    Thanks Kurt, middle one worked--process of elimination. I was able to find the beginning of yr and kept trying till I got the last one. My calculations for the 95's started at 6294317 and the very...
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    1995 R bike serial numbers

    Thanks, already been to that site and it only goes up to 94. The edition of Buyers guide I have is 96 and they printed a 2000 version, but library and Barnes/noble dont have it. Was hoping that...
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    1995 R bike serial numbers

    Bought my dads R100RT classic from the guy I sold it to a few yrs back--I was riding an oilhead for past 8 yrs, could only keep one and the airhead went first but glad to get it back! Does anyone...
  19. Thread: ABS lights on

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    ABS lights on

    2000 R1100RT w/22,xxx miles coming home from work other day, out of nowhere, abs lights come on after shifting into 3rd. Checked battery, full charge, checked brake fluid, each wheel sensor for...
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