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    obviously you used a tiedown on the floor of the...

    obviously you used a tiedown on the floor of the trailer.
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    using tiedowns on 1981 R100RS

    What is the best way to tie down a RS for transport in a utility trailer? The small handlebars with the handlebar pad in place doesn't allow a lot of room for straps. I could use a couple of...
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    rear brake squeal

    I just came back from a quick ride on my 1968 r60/US with 33,000 miles . When applying the rear brake, I would get a metallic squeal from the rear whel. ..only used the front for the ride hoe! ...
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    changing handlebars on a 1981 R100RS

    Anyone have any helpfuls hints or can point me in the direction of raising my stock handlebars on the bike ? I have hear that some "K" bars (with or without?) any pullback blocks are often used. I...
  5. tire size questions / oil slinger question

    I want to replace the tires on a 68 R60/US and 71 60/5 The /5 currently has a Metzler Lazer 3.50-19 on the front and a Metzler 99A 4.00-18 on the rear. It looks appears I can get Heidenau for both...
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    ignition issue on 1968 R60/US

    When I depressed the "key" in the headlight bucket to kick the old girl over I was rewarded with nothing..no oil or neutral lights, no horn, nothing! The battery is fine as I just rode it last week....
  7. Thread: /2 carb drip

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    Thanks for the info, I'll take a look inside and...

    Thanks for the info, I'll take a look inside and seee what I find.....
  8. Thread: /2 carb drip

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    /2 carb drip

    I hsave a 1968 R60US with 32,ooo miles. Sometimes in starting, if I lightly depress the carb ticklers once or twice ( total of 1 sec depressed, if that) I get a stream of gas from mthe carb. I...
  9. Thread: /2 shifting

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    /2 shifting

    I have a 1968 R60/2US with 32000 miles. Lately after riding it for 30-40 miles with a bit of stop and go traffic, I find it very difficult to put it into neutral. If I shut it off and then depress...
  10. Thread: Batteries

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    Batteries

    I must replace the batteries on a 1981 R100RS, a 1972 600/5 and a 1968 R60/US. Anyone have any suggestions for non BMW batteries and where I may purchase them? I've used Yuusa in the past. I can't...
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    oilchange for 1982 R100RS

    Unlike my 1973 600/5 and 1968 R60/US, my !982 R100RS has an oil cooler. It is a bit embarassing, but I am not quite sure how to change the engine oil in the RS given the addition of the oil cooler. ...
  12. Thread: /5 side panels

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    /5 side panels

    anyone know where I can pick up a pair of the chrome side panels for a 1971 600/5?
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    VIN Number on 1981 R100RS

    I am trying to locate the VIN number for my bike. I can locate a 7 digit number stamped into the right hand engine case, just inboard of the cylinder. On the right hand frame, under the cylinder...
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    oil and filter change on 81 R100RS

    Anyone aware of a site I could visit to check on the process of changing the oil and filter on my RS? I've changes oil / filter on other /5's and /6's, but this is the first time I've will attempt...
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    tank removal on a /2

    I have a 1968 R60/US. When I remove the gas tank , in addition to removing the fuel lines to each carb, there is a crossover line at the rear undeerside of the tank. Despite draining as much gas as...
  16. Thread: saddle Bags

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    I would agree that it took 3-4 months to receive...

    I would agree that it took 3-4 months to receive the bags and the communication from the bag maker was a bit lax. However I did keep after him and when I had a problem with one of the bag brackets,...
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    thanks for the tip. I am sure the key was in the...

    thanks for the tip. I am sure the key was in the first detent. i"ll follow your suggestion and will let you know how it goes. When I tried to start it the first time following the charge ..the...
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    battery charging question 600/5

    I have a 1972 600/5 that when I inserted the key and attempted to start via the electric starter, noticed that while all indicator lights were lit, the motor turned over a bit slowly. I decided to...
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    /2 Enduro bags

    Just received the bags and they look good. However I do not want to cut off the rounded ends of the shock adjustment levers to accomodate the bags. How did you fit your bags? Did you have to cut...
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    what is the dimension of the standard crossover...

    what is the dimension of the standard crossover fuel line for a 1968 R60US?
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    luxor marinr enduro bags

    any one have any history of dealing with this firm for the /2 teardrop bags? I've paid via PenPal for a set of bags that the owner of luxore indicated would be sent out the week of Feb 17th Despite...
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    enduro bags for /2

    Does anyone have a link to the firm that is manufacturing replica black enduro bags for a /2? I have a 68 R60-US currently with cravens that I have been contemplating switching to those beautiful...
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    gremlins in a /5

    In the spring I had my 71 600/5 tuned at Cliffs in Danbury..This bike has a tendency to only run on one cylinder if it sat unused for more than 2-3 weeks. Once again, it only runs on one cylinder and...
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    mystery rubber cover

    does anyone know what the small, flat rectangular rubber "patch" ( approx2 inches by 3 inches) is for on the front center fairing on my 1981 R 100RS? I thought it might be some sort of access cover,...
  25. Thread: 1981 R100rs

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    thanks for checking!

    thanks for checking!
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