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  1. They are ABS plastic. You can get two part epoxy...

    They are ABS plastic. You can get two part epoxy for ABS at most auto part stores.
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    If it is a fine powder it should be fine. If...

    If it is a fine powder it should be fine. If there are any flakes at all it could also be that they are flakes from the original bearing failure. I have rebuilt about 50 of those final drives &...
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    I eat & drink what I like. I sleep 3 to 5 hours a...

    I eat & drink what I like. I sleep 3 to 5 hours a day. I'm on my feet or riding most of the time I'm awake. Very seldom do I sit & do nothing.
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    On long rides requiring fuel every 250 miles I...

    On long rides requiring fuel every 250 miles I usually stay on the bike for three fuel stops. I still put it on the side stand though while fueling. I try to get off & back on the highway in under 5...
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    I rode every day but one last year & I hope to...

    I rode every day but one last year & I hope to make it 100% this year. So far this winter has been the worst. My normal 45 minute commute home took 1 hour & 15 minutes in a snow storm 1 1/2 weeks ago...
  6. Thread: Max BMW

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    Is Max BMW still owned by the Penske Automotive...

    Is Max BMW still owned by the Penske Automotive Group ?.
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    It is actually Geoff Bodine (NASCAR driver & team...

    It is actually Geoff Bodine (NASCAR driver & team owner) that started the Bo-Dyn Sleds in 1992. Bo-Dyn sleds took gold & bronze medals at the 2010 Olympics. There looking fast this year too.
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    I have a few of the 30mm custom made cutout...

    I have a few of the 30mm custom made cutout sockets left over from a group buy. They are impact sockets, CNC milled, deburred & nickel plated. Our cost was 35$ plus shipping.
  9. Thread: Dynabeads

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    With dynabeads you should check the pressure with...

    With dynabeads you should check the pressure with the valve stem at the 4 or 8 o'clock position to avoid the beads getting in the valve.
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    Just like what Paul said if it happens to break a...

    Just like what Paul said if it happens to break a long way from a dealer your screwed. I spent a fair amount of time trying to find out if the belt was available from any parts store. It is a custom...
  11. Here is the worst hit I ever had. It was about...

    Here is the worst hit I ever had. It was about 5:00 am on my way to work on a two lane 55 mph HWY. I saw a big white object come off of a flatbed truck going the opposite direction in a corner. I...
  12. Too many to mention I wouldn't know where to...

    Too many to mention I wouldn't know where to start.
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    I just plug, ride & never think about it again.

    I just plug, ride & never think about it again.
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    Reason To Mark Your Driveshaft

    I just installed the third driveshaft in my 2004 LT. The bike has 180,000 miles on it & I just replaced the first clutch. I replaced the original driveshaft a few years ago with a used shaft when the...
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    Welcome to the asylum. We have a local BMW club...

    Welcome to the asylum. We have a local BMW club in the Charlotte area. Carolinas BMW Motorcycles Owners Association #220. We meet for breakfast two times each month at the Light Rail Restaurant 8045...
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    I have seen some of the inlet manifolds with...

    I have seen some of the inlet manifolds with cracks in them. The last R1100 I worked on the left side had several cracks in the manifold & the right still looked like new.
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    I find used fasteners for complete BMW bikes on...

    I find used fasteners for complete BMW bikes on e-bay now & then. The last set were all of the fasteners for two complete K1200LT bikes cost $60 with shipping. The package weighed around 20 lbs.
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    Machining chatter is a harmonic imbalance between...

    Machining chatter is a harmonic imbalance between the cutting tool & the workpiece. It happens when the two bounce against each other during the machining process. There are many different causes for...
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    I'm sure you are correct Paul. I'm only familiar...

    I'm sure you are correct Paul. I'm only familiar with the LT's & this is not about a particular model or year of bike anyway but about the bad machining of the clutch disc surface area.
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    This is about the clutch disc surface area. The...

    This is about the clutch disc surface area. The application is irrelevant.
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    The reason I only said LT's is because it applies...

    The reason I only said LT's is because it applies to all of the LT models & years.
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    This is what they should look like. This also...

    This is what they should look like. This also would be for any dry clutch system housing cover or pressure plate.42992
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    New Defective Clutch Housing Cover K1200LT

    After 180,000 miles it was time for my first clutch replacement. I had bought the parts over a year ago & never opened any of the boxes until Christmas day. I had planned on having the clutch done...
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    It's my understanding that the router speeds up...

    It's my understanding that the router speeds up the speed within your home network. I also upgraded my router last month & it made a significant difference.
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    How would your motorcycle know ?.:scratch

    How would your motorcycle know ?.:scratch
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