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    '83 R100 Front Brakes

    I do the work on a friend's '83 R100. I have rebuilt the master and replaced the brake lines. The brake is stiff and the brake light stays on. I am wodering if the slaves on the bottom need to be...
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    BMW Newbie with starting problems

    This is a second post for a friend at work with a new bike. He is going to join after getting his next paycheck:

    I recently purchased a 2000 r1100rt, the problem I am have is that the bike will...
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    Thanks for these responses. He was a day late on...

    Thanks for these responses. He was a day late on the Beemerboneyard for a used set. He then called A&S in Sacramento. This led him to Works shock. In the end he will save about $150 on on a custom...
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    R1100RT Shock Choices

    I am posting this on behalf of a friend at work who just purchased a 2000 R1100RT with 49k on the clock. He attempted to adjust the rear shock and discovered it is worn out. The bike was a big...
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    For two years I have run an 80/100 bulb with a...

    For two years I have run an 80/100 bulb with a relay kit. I had one melt down on a trip when on one stretch I ran non-stop for 240 miles. The bulb melted into the attaching clip. I cut off the clip...
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    R1150r

    Does anyone know if the same is true for replacing the light on a R bike?
  7. I use RAM Mounts for all my gadgets. For my radar...

    I use RAM Mounts for all my gadgets. For my radar detector and IPOD Amp I use a 2"x6" base and attach the units using 3M Velcro Lock.

    I really like the 3M locking velcro which you can get at any...
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    Thanks Kevin. 14mm hex is difficult to find....

    Thanks Kevin.

    14mm hex is difficult to find. After three stops I went to a bolt house which had 14mm hex stock.

    Thanks again.

    Phil
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    R1200C Transmission Drain Plug

    I own an R1150R. I am changing the transmission oil on a friend's 1200C. On the C model the drain plug is on the bottom instead of the side. The Allen wrench size of this plug is bigger than what I...
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    1971 R60/5

    I have discovered a project bike I may want to restore. It is a 1971 R60/5 that has been sitting in a dry basement for the last 15 years. There is no visible rust. The odometer shows 33k. The tires...
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    Thanks for the information. I tried all the...

    Thanks for the information.

    I tried all the stuff PUDGYPAINTGUY suggested.

    I will start going after the cables. I assume the "Bowden Box" is the junctions from one to two cables.

    Phil
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    02 R1150R Throttle

    My 02 R1150R now has a little over 40k on the odometer. For the past couple of years the throttle is getting stiffer. I do my own maintenance so I purchased a TwinMax to see if the...
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    Can you site this information about K&N filters?...

    Can you site this information about K&N filters? I have been please with mine, but am always willing to learn.

    Thanks,

    Phil Scrivano
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    The carbs are most likely in bad shape. I will...

    The carbs are most likely in bad shape. I will take a look.

    Thanks,

    Phil
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    R900/6 Rich Mixture

    I just completed a valve adjustment on a 76' R900/6. The plugs apear to be running rich. The exhaust confirms this. What is the best way to approach a rich mixture on the 900? I am wodering if there...
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    R65 Stripped 6mm Oil Filter Cover

    I stripped one of the three 6mm bolts on the oil filter cover. I am wondering if others have done this and what the solution is.

    1. Helecoil
    2. Tapp a 1/4" thread
    3. ???

    Thanks,

    Phil
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    Although not directly related, I found that when...

    Although not directly related, I found that when I installed a K&N oil filter that the engine pulled a lot smoother from 3k up. Not sure that 3-4k range would be considerd lugging the engine. Under...
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    For general slab riding I find that 3-4,000 RPM...

    For general slab riding I find that 3-4,000 RPM range gives good gas mileage and ok performance. When riding spirited mountain roads I prefer the 4-6,500 RPM range which not only give great...
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    R90 1976 Tires

    I am changing the tires on a buddy's 76 R90. The current tires are:

    F. Metzler ME 33 Laser 3.25 19

    R. Metzler Perfect ME 99A 4.0 18

    What are my choices for replacements?

    Are these tires...
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    Oil Temp Sensor Installation

    I am attempting to install an oil temp sensor on my 2002 R1150R. This web site "http://home.mindspring.com/~jabrooks/tech/oil_temp.htm#cyclerob" shows some detail on how to do the installation. I...
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    R1150R Back Rest

    My wife joined me last weekend on a 750 mile jaunt. She enjoyed the couple we rode with and the adventure. At the end of the weekend she asked me to put a back rest on the bike for her. Currently I...
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    My lift is from Costco. I found that some of the...

    My lift is from Costco. I found that some of the cheaper ones have to short of a pad for securing the bike. The pad on the Costco unit gives about 2" on each side of the bike. This is one of the best...
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    Thanks Brad for the equation. I finished the...

    Thanks Brad for the equation.

    I finished the project last night.

    Here are the pictures:

    http://rocknice.homeip.net/pictures/index.php?folder=/BMW/

    Phil Scrivano
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    I am in the process of the lighting upgrade...

    I am in the process of the lighting upgrade discussed in this thread. I have an 80/100 H4, the wiring upgrade, two Hella 55 driving lights and 5 additional relays. All light wiring will be 12 gauge. ...
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    Thanks for the all the information and links on...

    Thanks for the all the information and links on this thread. I am in the process of installing a relay kit, driving lights, and upgrading my h/l beam bulb.

    One of the information sites I located...
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