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    I picked up another GTL in January, and installed...

    I picked up another GTL in January, and installed a Bushtec in place of the DMC hitch I had on my previous K16. For the electrical, you can also get an isolator from Bushtec, or just purchase an...
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    Another NoVa (Fairfax City) welcome! I also...

    Another NoVa (Fairfax City) welcome! I also engage in daily combat-commuting, so you have my sympathies regarding the number of brain-dead drivers out there.


    Ditto -- my K16's downstairs in...
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    Sticky: I understand the feeling :D : ...

    I understand the feeling :D :

    http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f360/mneblett/R100RT/WatkinsGlen2010.jpg

    http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f360/mneblett/R100RT/WatkinsGlenCropped.jpg

    Yeah,...
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    O2 sensor is upstream of the cat. ...

    O2 sensor is upstream of the cat.

    Powdercoating temps are on the order of 500F; the catalytic material is doing its chemical reaction-facilitating thing several hundred degrees higher. Should be...
  5. I put the sensor at ~4-5 (as you face the...

    I put the sensor at ~4-5 (as you face the changer), start the tire over the rim at 8-9, the tire is off by the time the bar gets to 2-3. Pretty easy to avoid running the bar over the sensor package....
  6. Three possibilities come to mind, assuming the...

    Three possibilities come to mind, assuming the "clicking" is a relay-sounding click, and not a heavy mechanical click like the starter nose gear bouncing off the flywheel due to the starter...
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    Yep -- I have one of the

    Yep -- I have one of the <500 R100M Mystics brought into the US in '94-'95. That means I have, well, a '94 R100R with hard-to-find tail, sidecover, seat and instrument cluster pieces.

    I haven't...
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    The R100CS, R100RS and R100RT were available in...

    The R100CS, R100RS and R100RT were available in 1984 with the white paint/Last Edition graphics.

    p.s. Remember how ticked-off the "Last Edition" owners were when the R100 came back to the US in...
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    This makes me wonder whether you have a parasitic...

    This makes me wonder whether you have a parasitic drain -- what accessories do you have? Install anything new lately?
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    +1 BMW for example -- both brake and clutch...

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    BMW for example -- both brake and clutch lines.

    I have a set of Spiegler lines I picked up at the MOA rally currently sitting on the shelf to go into my '04 R1150RT-P -- the only reason...
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    The "add" does come up -- except it is OIL and...

    The "add" does come up -- except it is OIL and <!> -- no catastrophes until the flashing red triangle comes on. ;)
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    None -- when stopped (and other preconditions are...

    None -- when stopped (and other preconditions are met, such as oil temp above a threshold) it will show either the "not ready" dashes or the check mark.

    If the level is too low you'll...
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    One of the reasons I did NOT move back to...

    One of the reasons I did NOT move back to Champaign after my Navy time! :laugh
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    :rofl Touche'! You owe me a dry keyboard....

    :rofl Touche'!

    You owe me a dry keyboard. :laugh
  15. Just another office commute day -- RT into the...

    Just another office commute day -- RT into the office, RT back home.

    Of course, because it was the RT and not a cage, it was a good day. :D
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    No, sorry. FWIW, this is an answer to a...

    No, sorry.

    FWIW, this is an answer to a question no one would ask.

    First, there is an oil temp read-out in the RID of every R12 of which I'm aware.

    Second, this would not read oil temp...
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    Thanks, Paul. The Ultra Gray is what I used...

    Thanks, Paul.

    The Ultra Gray is what I used on my last couple airhead cylinder jobs; just wasn't sure whether anything better had come along in the last couple years for the oil/hexheads. I...
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    1150 Cylinder Base Sealant Q

    I'm going to pull the left cylinder off an '04 R1150RT-P engine to address a small leak/spreading grime issue at the upper part of the front surface of the cylinder base.

    I've been doing a bit of...
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    I'm not one of the "everyone" -- unless you have...

    I'm not one of the "everyone" -- unless you have a rod knock, there's no reason to unbolt them, as the crank & bearings go a long time if not oil-starved. And of course, Capt. Murphy sez that if you...
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    2005 R12's -- the hexheads.

    2005 R12's -- the hexheads.
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    A counter balancer added to the rear end of the...

    A counter balancer added to the rear end of the auxilliary shaft driving the oil pumps and cam chains.
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    When I was at Champaign in the late '70's, my...

    When I was at Champaign in the late '70's, my CB360T was my year-round transportation, and I was young/stupid enough to ride it in snow, sleet, etc. in Dec/Jan/Feb. I can't tell you how much of a...
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    The Carbtune unit is a vacuum-type device, with...

    The Carbtune unit is a vacuum-type device, with metal rods in the four clear tubes. I prefer it over the TwinMax I had (which crapped out), as I find the "analog" information presented by the...
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    Not really -- given the time required for most...

    Not really -- given the time required for most patents to be examined and issued at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (years), and the fact that the U.S. patent application claims priority to a...
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    A third possibility is that you have a vacuum...

    A third possibility is that you have a vacuum leak -- it's not unheard of for one of the fuel vapor recovery purge hoses to come off their throttle body nipple, leaving the nipple as a wide-open air...
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