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  1. Thread: Fluid leak

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    To me, it looks like you are pointing to a fuel...

    To me, it looks like you are pointing to a fuel line quick disconnect. It also looks like it is the original plastic type which is prone to failing. I would recommend that you order some new metal...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I rocked the bike...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I rocked the bike back in forth in 1st gear with engine off. I do hear some slight mechanical noise in the driveshaft. Should I not hear anything or is some level of noise...
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    Clunk when letting clutch out

    Every time I let the clutch out to engage, I get a decided 'clunking' sound as the clutch engages. Even when I let the clutch out slowly, at the time of engagement, it consistently makes the sound....
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    ABS Modulator Bleed Screw Part Number?

    Recently while bleeding the brakes on my ABSIII equipped 2002 R1150RS, one of the small bleed screws on the ABS modulator was on tight and in trying to back it off, I managed to round it off. There...
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    Love those color combos! In the overhead shot,...

    Love those color combos! In the overhead shot, you can really see the left jug positioned ahead of the right one. You guys are doing an awesome job.
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    Congratulations on your new purchase and am glad...

    Congratulations on your new purchase and am glad that it is a postive first impression. I suspect that you will appreciate it even more and more as the miles pile on. Glad to have you on board.
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  7. 2002 r1150rs 109l 110r

    2002 r1150rs
    109l
    110r
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    Congratulations (on your baby and mechanical...

    Congratulations (on your baby and mechanical stick-to-it-ness)! So what starter did you end up getting?
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    Wow!

    Really a rolling work of art (OK rolling on a skateboard for now, but still .... :) Maybe I missed it, but did you clearcoat or otherwise put anything on that nice shiney aluminum so that it stays...
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    Transmission fluid level?

    Sometimes if mine is a bit low, it makes a howling/whining noise, goes away when I top off.
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    Helmet that fits in the sidecase?

    I keep my helmet in the right BMW sidecase. I currently have an old HJC-12 and Scorpion EXO 700 (that one just fits). I wear a medium. What helmets have you found that fit? Interested in full face or...
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    Yes, the fast idle lever does operate OK. When...

    Yes, the fast idle lever does operate OK. When the bike starts from cold, it idles very slowly until I twist the throttle, then it idles 'fast' and steady until I turn off the fast idle lever and...
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    I pulled the Motronic fuse (5), instead of...

    I pulled the Motronic fuse (5), instead of disconnecting the battery, thinking that this would accomplish the same?

    This routine didn't seem to change anything, ie this morning the bike still had...
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    Is my R1150RS learning bad habits?

    Since I acquired the bike a few years ago (now has about 47K miles on it), it was always a bit hard to start when stone cold (like in the morning). Even with the fast idle thing on, it would crank...
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    I installed Bob's BB on my bike and was able to...

    I installed Bob's BB on my bike and was able to not have to switch out the brake hose (required cutting zip ties, rerouting lines, ....) and rode it quite some time like that. However, I really...
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    Think you are on the right track. Battery cables...

    Think you are on the right track. Battery cables clean and tight? How old is the battery?
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    Not sure about SIMCA, but Rolls Royce may have...

    Not sure about SIMCA, but Rolls Royce may have thought so, ...
    "1965 Rolls-Royce licenses Citro?┬Żn technology for the suspension of the new Silver Shadow"...
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    Leaking Fuel Injector

    I pulled the airtubes off the back of the 2 throttle bodies. The inside of the left TB was dry, but the right one was damp with gasoline, so me thinks I have a leaky right injector. The bike has not...
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    TB Synch

    If the throttle bodies are not synched properly, this can cause excessive heat too. I once had one cable come accidentally unseated from the ferule and the bike started and ran like crap and the...
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    Sidestand cutout switch?

    I'm not familiar with an R850R, so perhaps it is different than my R1150RS in this respect, but when the sidestand is down, my bike will crank, but not fire. The RID doesn't light up either until I...
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    I am finding that my bike exhibits, I think, the...

    I am finding that my bike exhibits, I think, the same behavior the OP stated, not sure that I saw a clear cut explanation on resolution.

    My symptoms: Bike is cold (overnight or after sitting all...
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    There are two small 'micro switches', one at the...

    There are two small 'micro switches', one at the front brake lever and one at the rear brake pedal that occasionally get hung up due to dirt/corrosion, ... If you are lucky you can clean them up,...
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    I installed this on my R1150RS a couple of years...

    I installed this on my R1150RS a couple of years ago and must say it looks very tidy, like it came from the factory. I got it primarily because of all the slop thrown up against the alternator cover...
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    Easy thing to check: Not sure about your...

    Easy thing to check:

    Not sure about your particular fault codes --- but I once got a code on my RS and thought the worse too. Turns out that the micro-switch on my back brake lever was gummed up...
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    I loosened the 3 alternator bolts and used a...

    I loosened the 3 alternator bolts and used a screwdriver to leverage/put pressure on the alternator to provide tension. Tensioned it so that I could twist the belt about 90 degrees, then tightened it...
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