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    Unfortunately with the very open riding position...

    Unfortunately with the very open riding position of the RS, I'm probably not going to pursue being able to talk on my radio going down the road. I'm mainly looking into this so my wife, family and...
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    Ham Radio BMW Riders

    Just curious if there are any ham operators out there that ride BMW's. I'm looking into setting up an APRS system on my R1100RS using an android phone and my cheapy Baofeng UV-5r radio I picked up on...
  3. I ordered the .5mm shim but will recheck with the...

    I ordered the .5mm shim but will recheck with the solder method when I go to install it. I reinstalled the existing shims as a temporary solution until I researched the issue a little more. The new...
  4. Final drive crown gear bearing excessive preload?

    So my final drive large crown bearing blew out on me a week ago yesterday, and after destroying one bearing in the process, I finally have everything back together. The big bearing was the only thing...
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    I'm aware of the galling issue and I realize...

    I'm aware of the galling issue and I realize stainless is no where near as strong as original. I do have some concerns with that... I may go the mcmaster route for some of the more structural bolts...
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    /6 Stainless Bolt Kit

    I'm getting ready to order a stainless bolt kit to start re-assembly of my 1975 R60/6. Wondering if anyone out there had any experience with stainless cycle? He sells the kits on Ebay for $175. I've...
  7. Well, after a lot of looking around, I've decided...

    Well, after a lot of looking around, I've decided it needs to come apart. I've got a gently used input spline shaft from an M97 transmission on its way from ebay... still looking for a gently used...
  8. Ok, couple more questions. Are the M97...

    Ok, couple more questions. Are the M97 Transmissions more prone to input shaft wear? Meaning I should expect to replace the input shaft as well as the clutch? Or is it possible the rotational play is...
  9. '99 R1100rs input shaft clutch spline question

    So after reading an article about clutch splines, I decided to go pull my starter off and wiggle the clutch disc. I pulled in the clutch and... surprise surprise there was play between the input...
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    Its a 1976 model.

    Its a 1976 model.
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    /6 Ignition Switch Wiring

    Hello, Hoping someone out there can help me. Trying to wire up the ignition switch in my R60/6 where the previous owner had done some very creative??? wiring. I just purchased a new ignition switch...
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    Nope... Dont warm the bike up. Fire it up and...

    Nope... Dont warm the bike up. Fire it up and start riding immediately. It was bubbled when I got it, but I'm pretty sure Its gotten worse.
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    R1100rs Front Fender Melting

    Any of you out there have the problem of your front fender melting from the exhaust heat? Is this normal?
  14. Hey thats not a bad idea... i'll look into it...

    Hey thats not a bad idea... i'll look into it thanks.
  15. R1100RS CeeBailey's Windshield Stress on Bracket

    So I purchased a brand spanking new Cee Bailey's +7 windshield. Looks very cool except when I get to about 50MPH and up... Holy Bracket Stress Batman!!! The wind pushes the shield WAY too far down....
  16. Thread: Brake Pads

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    Brake Pads

    Anyone ever use the cheap brake pad sets being sold on ebay? Attached is the link of what I'm thinking of buying. I'm not a brake pad expert, but
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    Hey... thats a great document to have posted......

    Hey... thats a great document to have posted... Thank you. I'll try jumpering before I buy the plug.
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    Just synced the TB's about a month ago along with...

    Just synced the TB's about a month ago along with valve clearance check. Thinking seriously about doing the water torture to get rid of any carbon build up before I start adjusting things. Planning...
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    honestly haven't checked. Still running the spark...

    honestly haven't checked. Still running the spark plugs that came with it. I think they are just the NGK cheepo's. Maybe champions... dont know. So fuel/spark is the likely cause?
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    I have always put 93 octane in, but here in...

    I have always put 93 octane in, but here in northern Indiana, I wouldn't trust it.
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    Rattle under hard acceleration R1100RS

    Hello all, Quick question... Under VERY hard acceleration, I hear a rattling noise for about a second or so and then it goes away. The sound is more of a tinny clanking sound like someone put a few...
  22. I'll try and call Ohlins and see what they say. I...

    I'll try and call Ohlins and see what they say. I called the sherriff's office and they only tried to get a hold of him once with no success. I dont think they will try again.
  23. That would be much appreciated... Anyone?

    That would be much appreciated... Anyone?
  24. He is not a member here, but at some point I do...

    He is not a member here, but at some point I do plan to send him the link to this thread so he can read my feelings. I would very much like to have my shock before that happens, otherwise I may never...
  25. I have not yet. Since I got a hold of him, I...

    I have not yet. Since I got a hold of him, I figured I would give him another chance. Planning to call the police tomorrow though.
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