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    Thank you for your input. The PO has had the...

    Thank you for your input. The PO has had the bike for 32k miles and put a new final drive in. I'm guessing if there were any electrical gremlins they would have cropped up by now.

    We'll see how...
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    Brian/Anton- Thank you for your insight as...

    Brian/Anton-


    Thank you for your insight as to the potential for problems with these bikes. The PO has had the bike for 32k reported trouble-free miles and had the driveshaft rebuilt. I do not...
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    Thank You all for your replies. The seller seems...

    Thank You all for your replies. The seller seems to be a straight shooter as I've emailed him extensively and spoken to him on the phone. I feel comfortable at this point. I'll get the VIN and...
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    Evaluating a 2000 R1100RT-P

    Good Afternoon All,

    Hoping you can help me out. I'm looking at purchasing a 2000 RT-P from about 1/3 of the way across the country. Other than typical used bike things such as corrosion and...
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    Thanks for the help, I'll keep you all posted....

    Thanks for the help, I'll keep you all posted....
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    Pre-Purchase Inspection of R1150RS

    I'm looking at coming back into the BMW collective and may have found what looks like the perfect bike. It's local, the price is right, and seems (from email) to be right up my alley, a 2002...
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    Thanks for the links, I checked them out and it...

    Thanks for the links, I checked them out and it seems like there is light at the end of the tunnel in the event I find a GS with a broken odometer. In the mean time the search continues. . .
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    so does the speedometer instrument/gauge itself...

    so does the speedometer instrument/gauge itself require replacement or the cable or an intermediate piece? It looks like someone may have beat me to the PD anyway, but for future reference. . .
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    well another I just found another PD that is a...

    well another I just found another PD that is a little out of my budget and looks like it might need some work but the driveshaft has been replaced which looks like a bit of a relief, but the odometer...
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    I'm just keeping my fingers crossed everything...

    I'm just keeping my fingers crossed everything goes as planned.... I've shopped around a bit and *think* i have narrowed it down to two bikes. The PD though hasn't had the clutch splines lubed after...
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    i noticed you said the "collector market." maybe...

    i noticed you said the "collector market." maybe i'm committing an airhead sin, but....i know these bikes are valuable, but i'm going to be using it as a rider....maybe a regular GS would be better?...
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    Definetly food for thought. Whats interesting I...

    Definetly food for thought. Whats interesting I have noticed as well, is the big price difference between the paris dakar models and the "regular" GS models. From what I've read, its basically a...
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    Thanks for the replies. After doing a search, it...

    Thanks for the replies. After doing a search, it seems the only way to check them is to rotate the wheel backwards and listen for a click? Any other advice?
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    '86 R80Rt to '88 R100GS

    I sold my '86 R80RT after owning it for only a few months to make ends meet, but since I've been smitten by the airhead bug, i'm looking at an '88 R100GS. Other than the obvious differences of lack...
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    the oil pan gasket has started to weep but no...

    the oil pan gasket has started to weep but no leaks, the bike is up for sale, i need to sell, riding days are over for a very long time now that i am post op won't be able to use my arm for a while...
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    thanks gang, will update as i progress through...

    thanks gang, will update as i progress through this, just haven't had time as thanksgiving has pushed other things (likes bikes aside :banghead ) damn in-laws. . . :bolt
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    Got it, thanks for your help!

    Got it, thanks for your help!
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    stupid n00b question as I haven't read that far...

    stupid n00b question as I haven't read that far in the clymer manual yet, is there a filter in the tank itself? :dunno
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    Airhead Gas Mileage

    Just bought my first Airhead, an '86 R80RT, i filled the tank for the first time, it took just over a gallon, so obviously it was near full. Took it on some back roads and then out on the highway,...
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