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    I also got to shake Matt's hand at the rally and...

    I also got to shake Matt's hand at the rally and tell him how much I appreciated his articles in the ON. I also told him that I hope that he is able to keep on doing the things that he enjoys for a...
  2. Thread: Do I really?

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    There was a fellow (Rob Lentini), now deceased,...

    There was a fellow (Rob Lentini), now deceased, that indicated that the Fram 3614 filter was fine for oilheads. His write-ups can be found on the IBMWR website. I've used many of these in my 94...
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    When I rode my K75S across Nevada's Loneliest...

    When I rode my K75S across Nevada's Loneliest Road in America (US Rt 50) I didn't pass
    any gas stations without stopping and topping up. Usually at about 120 miles I'm ready
    to stop (way before...
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    I used epoxy. Mix resin & hardener and spread...

    I used epoxy. Mix resin & hardener and spread over cracked region. If more strength
    is desired use a fiberglass repair kit. I've also used small (e.g., 2"x2") pieces of thin
    aluminum (i.e., from...
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    I decided to get the map (OP's link on page 1)...

    I decided to get the map (OP's link on page 1) and fill out the states that I've ridden a
    motorcycle in. [In Hawaii, this was on a rented motorcycle.] In some of
    the states the visit was way...
  6. I can't imagine doing this type of riding...

    I can't imagine doing this type of riding personally. But, not boring (it is a different kind of sound) ...

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/vlxZs2-gICc"...
  7. Thread: MaxBMW

    by robsryder
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    Yeah well, on my last order, placed a couple of...

    Yeah well, on my last order, placed a couple of weeks ago - I was disappointed.

    Sure all of the parts that I ordered were there and the order was shipped promptly (and received soon thereafter)......
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    This topic (of finding replacement Hall sensors)...

    This topic (of finding replacement Hall sensors) has come up on ADV. There are a
    couple of alternatives. One source has the sensors (need 2 ea) at $50 each is - ...
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    Well here we are about 3 years later down the...

    Well here we are about 3 years later down the road (from earlier posts in this thread). I've again been thinking about hall sensors.
    I see that the Honeywell replacement Hall sensors are shown as...
  10. It appears that Martin Fabrication stuff is now...

    It appears that Martin Fabrication stuff is now available from Creative Cycle Concepts -

    http://www.bmwmotorcycleaccessories.com/Martin-Fabrication_c54.htm
    ...
  11. here is my LED aux light (Vision X solstice) with...

    here is my LED aux light (Vision X solstice) with the Martin Fabrication mount
  12. The mounts shown in these pictures look like...

    The mounts shown in these pictures look like those sold by Martin Fabrication. I don't know that he is still in business, or at least sells to the retail
    market. I have these mounts for LED aux...
  13. I recently discovered that the whole ON magazine...

    I recently discovered that the whole ON magazine can be downloaded as a pdf file. There are a number of past issues available. The method to find the issue desired and download it is definitely not...
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    I'm fortunate in that my 94 R1100RS has never had...

    I'm fortunate in that my 94 R1100RS has never had the surging problem - I thought that it did at one time, but it was me over and under compensating for the very rapid response to minor throttle...
  15. I checked the weather for Hiawassee, Ga for next...

    I checked the weather for Hiawassee, Ga for next weekend. Unbelievable as it seems they are still not (yet?)
    calling for rain. Sunny and nice. Better make certain I've got all my rain gear :-)
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    Well, I never could get my mind around the fork...

    Well, I never could get my mind around the fork tube wipers or the rubber fairing "cups". I removed mine and replaced
    them with the accordian fork boots (the way airheads are meant to look! :-). I...
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    boy howdy! Those were exactly my thoughts when...

    boy howdy! Those were exactly my thoughts when the on-line editions started. Well lo-and-behold, I was able to click the adobe-all button and get the full magazine downloaded as a pdf. Just what...
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    Here is a photo showing the ABS unit and its...

    Here is a photo showing the ABS unit and its bleed nipples on the RS. This picture is taken from the on-line Oct 2013 article by Paul Glaves, as mentioned above. Happily the on-line articles can...
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    I'm getting ready to do another bit of service to...

    I'm getting ready to do another bit of service to the front master cylinder on my 94 R11RS. Last summer while at the RA rally at the Pay-More Estate I started getting some seapage from the master...
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    I have a 94 R11RS and I changed the brake lines a...

    I have a 94 R11RS and I changed the brake lines a couple of years ago. I used Spiegler brake lines. Spiegler provides new crush washers, but I had a few extras, just in case... I drained the brake...
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    I'd be mighty careful about using brake cleaner...

    I'd be mighty careful about using brake cleaner on bearings. The brake cleaner can do a fine job of removing all of the grease and oil from the surface. I found that it only takes about 1/2 of a...
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    Well you can tell that it's been a while since...

    Well you can tell that it's been a while since I've done this. The previous note is correct. If the resistance is too loose then removal of some material from the wedding ring will approach the...
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    I forgot to mention that Duane Ausherman also...

    I forgot to mention that Duane Ausherman also sells a set of shims to set the pre-load. The alternative is to replace or adjust the "wedding ring" to get to proper stack thickness yielding the...
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    Cycle Works sells a tool for greasing the wheel...

    Cycle Works sells a tool for greasing the wheel bearings without having to remove the stack. I have one of these tools, but I've yet to use it. I'm thinking of giving the tool a try the next time I...
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    When the oilheads were first introduced it was...

    When the oilheads were first introduced it was difficult to find published technical service info. A number of folks compiled their experience into a set of procedures for oilhead service that is...
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