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    Rear drive filler cap

    I changed out my rear drive gear oil and I read that the drain plug torque is 17 ft/lb but I can not find a torque value for the filler cap on the final drive. I tried 1he 17 ft/lb but stopped at 15...
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    Fuel Filter Optios

    I rerouted my fuel filter on my 2004 R1150r and it is now time to replace my external fuel filter. I misplaced the list of optional Fram fuel filters or any other off brand filter that I may use to...
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    Fuel Tank Hose Replacement

    I bought 1 foot of R-10 submersible fuel line from NAPA auto supply for $28.00. That is more than enough to do the job.
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    Shock Installation

    I bought a pair of stock shocks to replace my stocks off my 2004 R1150R. I know that ?├╗hlins USA has a damper control and rebound adjustments that need to be made after installion. Is ther any...
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    Stock Shocks

    Lots of information about replacing shocks but does anyone know of some one who could rebuild stock shocks off a 2004 R1150R ? Mine are starting to sag but no leaks with 35,000 miles on them.
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    Headlight Relay

    I have the Eastern Beaver headlight relay installed in my 2004 R1150R and it all fit in very snugly but does fit.
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    Spark Plug numbering

    My Haynes manual states that the boxer takes a NGK DCPR8EKC but when I ordered a set I was sent a pair of NGK DCPR8E. What does the KC stand for ?
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    Cam Chain Tensioner

    Took the bike to an Ace mechanic who discovered that there was a speck of dirt under the copper crush washer which caused the oil leak. He also mentioned that the upgrade tensioner was causing...
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    Cam Chain Tensioner

    Replaced my cam chain tensioner with the upgrade a month and 1000miles ago. It worked its way loose spraying oil everywhere. I guess I should have used some locktight. Should I used the red or...
  10. Thread: Valve Noise

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    Valve noise

    Do I adjust the valves first and than the rocker arm or do I adjust the rocker arm first and then the valves?
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    Valve Noise

    Just replaced my cam chain tensioner on my 2004 R1150R with 32,000 miles and it is much quieter, but now it seems that the tappets sound louder. The last valve adjustment was at 6,000 miles and the...
  12. Thread: IBMWR Scamming

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    Scaming

    A bit off the original topic but I always use USPS tracking when sending out my goods. I sent my best friend a very expensive power sander to his P.O. Box with tracking and he never received it. ...
  13. Thread: China parts?

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    China products

    I bought some LED lights off of e-bay that were being shipped from China. I was charged and extra couple of bucks for some kind of import duty fees but it did arrive fairly quickly. The product...
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    Final Drive Capacity

    I have been reading about a the final drive fluid capacity being changed to 180mls from the original 250mls. Is that true for my 2004 1150R ?
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    Rear Rotor

    Beemerbone yard has them for $170 plus shipping, made in Germany. I have one you can have for $125 if you are interested.
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    Case Hinges

    I replaced my rivets with small brass screws and nuts from the hardware store. I also bought an after market set of kigan hinges to be able to change city lids with touring lids. They use an Allen...
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    Cam Chain tensioner upgrade

    I read the article on installing the newer cam chain tensioner on my 2004 R1150R and was wondering if it was already converted on my 2004 model. How does one know before I get too deep into the...
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    ABS Flashing

    My ABS light has been flashing after I am riding for about a half an hour. I bought a battery bug and and it is reading 42% capacity so I bought a new battery but have not installed it yet. Hope...
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    Brake Light Warning Failure

    2004 R1150R with ABS, riding home the red brake light started blinking. Then the red brake light failure came on. Both red lights on and no rear brakes but front brakes seemed to be grabbing just...
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    Smart Tire Pressure Monitor

    I have an older model smart tire pressure monitoring sysytem that has a yellow or red light indicator. Does anyone know how to set the system to come on at different tire pressures. Presently it is...
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    Tire out of round

    What is the best technique for checking if the tire is out of round?
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    90 degree valve stem

    Tire was well seated when installed, hear two very load pops after inflation. I am pretty sure my alloy wheel is true, had no problems with previous tires. I googled Avon and they do have a...
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    90 degree valve stem

    I do believe that the tire maybe out of round. Is this a problem that will work itself out in time or is the tire defective and needs to be replaced? I bought it last year from Dennis Kirk and...
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    90 degree valve stem

    Low speed to me means less than 50 mph. Smooths out or I am less aware of it at 60 or higher mph.
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    90 degree Valve stems

    Put on a new set of tires and replaced my rubber valve stems with a set of metal 90 degree chrome vlave stems from nomar tire company. Nice looking and much easier to check tire pressure on my...
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