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    Thanks for the info everyone. Yes, I rode that...

    Thanks for the info everyone.

    Yes, I rode that 39 and 315 route last time on the way back from the Cherohala to pick up 411 headed south. It was a great stretch of road, certainly one worth...
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    Cherohala on Labor Day Weekend?

    So how bad would the Cherohala be on Labor Day Weekend (Saturday)? Looking for a good route over the mountains from somewhere south of Cherokee, NC towards the Chatanooga area. Looks like it's...
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    Yes, ECE represents a Euro-market machine. I...

    Yes, ECE represents a Euro-market machine. I have no idea what that means for the value. My guess for that era is that it has no effect.
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    No, the shaft must also be machined to accept the...

    No, the shaft must also be machined to accept the circlip.
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    I had mine rebuilt at 78,000 and had the circlip...

    I had mine rebuilt at 78,000 and had the circlip added. Even though several bearings were replaced, it was a LONG way from a catastrophic failure.

    If you're nervous, just change your transmission...
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    I have barbacks on my 1988 R100RS (no steering...

    I have barbacks on my 1988 R100RS (no steering damper). They work great, except they put you up higher in the airflow, but that's the tadeoff for having a more comfortable riding position. There is...
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    Morbidelli V8:

    Morbidelli V8:
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    Check it at the battery with a good voltmeter....

    Check it at the battery with a good voltmeter. Most likely, the BMW meter is bad. At best, they are inaccurate. You didn't leave a turn signal on, did ya? (I know, but always check the supid stuff...
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    The '88+ RS models are monolever, not paralever....

    The '88+ RS models are monolever, not paralever. The paralever was used on the R100GS models and the '91+ R100R models. The paralever has joints at both ends, runs without oil, and is prone to...
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    The Integral mounts for monoshock airheads appear...

    The Integral mounts for monoshock airheads appear to be readily available new.
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    Nahh, getting the new one on isn't too bad, even...

    Nahh, getting the new one on isn't too bad, even though it is an interference fit. I think I put the steering stem assembly in the freezer (can't remember for sure, it was a few years ago), and then...
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    I don't mind paying $4/gallon for gas. I DO mind...

    I don't mind paying $4/gallon for gas. I DO mind lining the oil companies' pockets with cash.
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    The key with steering head bearings is having the...

    The key with steering head bearings is having the right tool to pull the outer races. I borrowed the BMW shop tool and they came out easily. I have since bought the puller from Cycleworks (formerly...
  14. Thread: 1988 R100rt

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    It's a terrible price on a horrible bike. Way too...

    It's a terrible price on a horrible bike. Way too much money.




    What's your friend's name and phone number?
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    I forgot whose is whose, but I like and used the...

    I forgot whose is whose, but I like and used the ones that are hex shaped, as they seemed like they would be easier to tighten.
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    I REALLY like the Panasonic LC-X1228P. It's a...

    I REALLY like the Panasonic LC-X1228P. It's a sealed lead-acid and has stood up extremely well. My first one lasted 6.5 years and was still going (though a little slow to crank in cold weather) when...
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    When the gearbox is in neutral, the clutch is...

    When the gearbox is in neutral, the clutch is full engaged and the transmission (at least the input shaft) is spinning at the same speed as the engine. When in neutral, the gears in the transmission...
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    When was the last time the splines were lubed?...

    When was the last time the splines were lubed? Check that the bolt holding the shift lever is tight.

    That's all I got right now.
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    The spacer is VERY tight. Here's what worked on...

    The spacer is VERY tight. Here's what worked on my '88 machine...

    I tapped the spacer towards the front of the machine. Well, a little more than tapped, but a 2x4 and a heavy hammer did most of...
  20. Thread: clutch source

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    Check with Southland Clutch. They have experience...

    Check with Southland Clutch. They have experience with Airheads:

    www.southlandclutch.com
  21. I gave up working on transmission internals. I...

    I gave up working on transmission internals. I can certainly help him yank the transmission and ship it off, but I've got some personal stuff going on so probably won't be able to help right away....
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    I suggest you learn a few knots really well and...

    I suggest you learn a few knots really well and ditch the hooked ratchet straps. You can get things tighter with rope and there is no concern with hooks getting bent or loose.
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    Or maybe even Krauser or Hepco-Becker cases:

    Or maybe even Krauser or Hepco-Becker cases:
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    But he could have Integral cases:

    But he could have Integral cases:
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    Most likely he has Touring cases:

    Most likely he has Touring cases:
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