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    Oddly enough, I was there this weekend as well. ...

    Oddly enough, I was there this weekend as well. A large group of us were in the Holly Bay campground on Laurel lake. This is a great campground and has fairly good access to the lake but its...
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    Or maybe an SL (Spline Lube).:clap

    Or maybe an SL (Spline Lube).:clap
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    If I remember correctly, the instrument cluster...

    If I remember correctly, the instrument cluster and associated connections are laid out on the left margin of the schematic. Following the lines will cross your eyes severely.
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    Is there a foldout in the back of your owners...

    Is there a foldout in the back of your owners manual?
    If not I may be able to scan you one from the Haynes workshop manual. Its a one page version that covers the entire bike with point to point...
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    I might add shows that allowed themselves to...

    I might add shows that allowed themselves to become lame.

    Happy Days ( which coined the brilliant term "Jumping the Shark")
    MASH(As soon as original cast members get replaced, watch out)

    Or...
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    K bikes are hot....real hot. That is the short...

    K bikes are hot....real hot.

    That is the short answer but if you search around this site and others you'll see a host of remedies for the heat including removal of fairing bits and the addition of...
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    F650 CS Guards

    Well
    My wife has joined the black belt gang ('03 CS, her first bike) and the first few trips on the bike would indicate we need some guarding.
    I know that the GS's have a large variety of crash...
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    A possible alternative would be to go east of...

    A possible alternative would be to go east of Louisville to Shelbyville (20-25 miles east). From I-65 South jump on I-64 East until you reach Hurstborne Ln. and head North.
    There are several major...
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    Alternate source

    Gil,
    If you have trouble finding a local club or interested parties, you will find a wealth of information on the ibmwr site and list therein. Several of the people post both here and there. I was...
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    Throughout the run of the show there were several...

    Throughout the run of the show there were several innovative episodes, the awards are deserved. I mean a mob boss going to a shrink......even Coppola has to give a nod.

    How else could they have...
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    I'm not sure if that particular bag is like mine...

    I'm not sure if that particular bag is like mine ('88 k100). You should release the latch at the lower front and then slide the case back and then lift up on the bag handle.
    Swinging the bag out...
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    The first order of business is to check all of...

    The first order of business is to check all of your fuses. Then if you don't have the schematics somebody here could maybe do some tracing for you.
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    Gil, I understand the reluctance to pay the $400...

    Gil,
    I understand the reluctance to pay the $400 to a dealer. But as mentioned before, this is the procedure for a FULL spline lube. Opinions vary but you would not have to access the...
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    If you have not done something like this before...

    If you have not done something like this before I'd be VERY careful.
    However, Its not too technically difficult but can be quite time consuming. I printed out the info from the ibmwr site and...
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    I had the same symptoms on the exact same bike. ...

    I had the same symptoms on the exact same bike. The vacuum ports should all be covered. You can order some of the small rubber caps. Mine sounded like an old diesel and when I covered the port...
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    There is a lot of info and debate on this but I...

    There is a lot of info and debate on this but I very recently got a Panasonic battery from Digikey in the states for my '88 K100 and have had very good luck.
    It's a sealed lead acid shipped ready to...
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    Clutch cable (do '03's have cables?) fuel filter...

    Clutch cable (do '03's have cables?)
    fuel filter
    duct tape
    light bulb set
    fix a flat (in some form)
    anon book

    As stated earlier, you may not need many of these items but now is time to find...
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    Question for IT/Control people

    I've noticed on other threads that there are several people in the computer programming and IT fields. I was wondering if someone could give me a good direction to pursue if I wanted to start using...
  19. Thread: Spline Grease

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    One that seems to hold a good deal of favor is...

    One that seems to hold a good deal of favor is the Honda Moly 60. I have personally used Dupont Krytox hi temp (and hi $) due to some compelling test results.

    There are probably several others...
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    I've thought a lot about this and I have some...

    I've thought a lot about this and I have some experience as a Tier 1 supplier to both Japanese and American plants. The core issue as I see it is the process that the Asians (don't for get...
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    You may want to consider a Scorpion Helmet EX-400...

    You may want to consider a Scorpion Helmet EX-400 or 700. I got one of these last year because I am a 7 3/4" long oval. This was acceptable after a few modifications. The Scorpion is probably for...
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    sounds a lot like an emulsion formed from coolant...

    sounds a lot like an emulsion formed from coolant and oil. I've seen it in cars but not in bikes......yet. My bet would be a head gasket. Did the bike have any unusual smoke, probably white?
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    I can't help too much with the ABS but you should inspect everything that is made of rubber on a bike that age. Search the BMW related sites (IBMWR) et. al. regarding drive train splines. Learn to...
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    I don't know about the K1200RS but I use them in...

    I don't know about the K1200RS but I use them in my '88 KLT with no problems. Take a look at the ibmwr site and look in the tech pages. If I remember correctly they are around 30mm.
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    Thanks for the replies, I saw some good roads in...

    Thanks for the replies, I saw some good roads in the southern half of the state at motorcyclerides.com. I have ridden some of them. My ultimate goal is to travel through IN and go up the west coast...
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