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    This is probably all the tool you'll need...

    Apologies if I didn't see this link already posted further up on the list here, but I came across this a few weeks ago, and found it MOST helpful for making a decision about switching tire sizes just...
  2. Thanks for the insight. I was probably going to...

    Thanks for the insight. I was probably going to go the use-a-tube route anyway, as it never hurts to be a little more safe on an already not-very safe device anyway. ;-)
    :thumb
  3. Awesome!

    Thanks! :dance

    Do you happen to know what year model your friend's GS was, by chance?
    :scratch
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    I know that one!

    I've ridden that road! It's just north of Grand Junction, CO between Rangley and Grand Junction- yes?

    BEST_RIDE_EVER.... :bow

    ....until you get to Utah, and the tornadoes start dropping out of...
  5. Tires- Tubeless or not? '91-'95(ish) R100R Rims/Wheels/Tires

    Hey gang-

    I've done a bit of looking around, and I'm curious about something on my '93 R100R in relation to the wheels, specifically. And, before you go on, please understand that the 1993 R100R...
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    except these two 1982 R65 and R65LSs. ...

    except these two 1982 R65 and R65LSs.

    http://www.bdogeng.com/images/1982_BMW_R65.jpg (R65)

    and the R65LS of the same year:
    ...
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    I owned one, a 1982 model. couple of things: ...

    I owned one, a 1982 model.

    couple of things:

    1) unless it's "perfect" avoid at all costs... well, almost. ;-)
    2) differences are: fairing, dual brembo brakes up front instead of single, black...
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    Thanks Rod! I'll quadruple check the rotor and...

    Thanks Rod!

    I'll quadruple check the rotor and make sure all is sound there. hopefully (crosses fingers) something will show up, and I'll have this otherwise fine airhead on the road again, soon...
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    not that one either... damned the bad luck!

    You are correct- the electric starter wouldn't engage.
    In fact, I couldn't even PUSH START the bike.

    As of today's date, the bike is still dead. Since the weather is getting nice around here,...
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    Thanks for the thoughts. tried checking the...

    Thanks for the thoughts.

    tried checking the battery at the local auto supply store with their battery toy. seems like it was not the battery since it holds a charge, and has well over 220 amps...
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    thanks

    Hey there-

    Finally found a little bit of spare time to get back to this.

    I appreciate the suggestion and, sadly, after taking the battery to the local parts store, wasn't the cause.

    thanks...
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    sadly- i'm afraid that this *might* be the case....

    sadly- i'm afraid that this *might* be the case.

    I do remember that my father replaced the harness about 3 years before he gave it to me- due to it shorting out, but... he doesn't seem to remember...
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    Thanks for the thoughts on that. I've gone over...

    Thanks for the thoughts on that.
    I've gone over each of the contacts- they're all shiny clean- almost brand new looking.

    i'll check them all again though... measure twice, cut once and all that...
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    Ran fine, now won't start.

    Greetings Gents-

    So... it's a 1993 R100R

    just flipped 50k on the odometer.
    originally purchased in '93 by my father, and very very generously given to me on my 30th Birthday almost 6 years ago...
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