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    This potential for clutch fluid leaking and...

    This potential for clutch fluid leaking and soaking the clutch disk is worrisome. ratze, what diameter drill bit do you you use and how far back from the front surface of the slave housing do you...
  2. This process for downloading archived articles...

    This process for downloading archived articles does not work on an iPad. Thanks for describing the arcane ritual that must be performed on a PC to download entire older issues so one can view about...
  3. Here's a link to a thread on advrider.com where a...

    Here's a link to a thread on advrider.com where a guy strips down a starter. You might search there, here, and on ukgser.com as well.
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  4. I've not been having any starting problems, but...

    I've not been having any starting problems, but after I recently synchronized my throttle bodies I am getting a noticeably faster start.
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    Paul Glaves, Please buy a 2013 R1200GS so we...

    Paul Glaves,

    Please buy a 2013 R1200GS so we can get your maintenance and repair advice and instructions.

    I am first on the list at Gulf Coast BMW for a 2013 R1200GS and have decided to keep my...
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    NAPA Auto Parts can get several different sizes...

    NAPA Auto Parts can get several different sizes of "Form-A-Funnel" for you - they got me one overnight from their own warehouse:
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    Spiegler Clutch Line, '00 R1150GS

    I bought a Spiegler clutch line and they sell you for big $$ only the line from the master cylinder to slave cylinder - they do not include the "vent line" from the slave cylinder to the bleed point....
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    I got a set of Spieglers recently, will install...

    I got a set of Spieglers recently, will install them soon.

    I sent an inquiry in to Galfer's customer service e-mail address and never heard back, so they are out of business in my book.
  9. Thread: BMW Scooter

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    Scooters and not motorcycles and have no place in...

    Scooters and not motorcycles and have no place in this forum or in the BMWMOA period. Just as Mini's are not BMW's and have no place in the BMWCCA, etc.

    I'm sure the scooters will get prime...
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    Where did the threads go?

    The main forum page indicates 7,987 threads in the Oilhead sub-forum. I can only access 4 pages of threads. Where are the rest of the threads?
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    DarkCloud, my relationship with this dealer,...

    DarkCloud, my relationship with this dealer, other than straightening out this current mess, was severed when I got off of my motorcycle and realized what they had done to me. Your statements that...
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    DIY may be the only way that the work gets done right anyway.

    I think I will do it myself. I might have a shop change out the brake/ABS system fluid.

    I don't mind paying for properly done labor, but I don't know that proper BMW motorcycle mechanical labor...
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    2000 R1150GS 24000 mile service cost?

    I've got a few more Sunday rides to go and then it's in to the shop for a 24,000 mile service.

    I'm wondering if any of you can say how much this cost you for your oilhead 24K services?

    I meant...
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    India is a third-world ghetto. I have never seen...

    India is a third-world ghetto. I have never seen an Indian product that could be considered "quality". I equate "Indian" to "inferior", "low quality", and so on. I assume, based on experience,...
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    Thanks for the advice. I found the silicone...

    Thanks for the advice.

    I found the silicone self-fusing tape at Fry's Electronics for about $5 a roll. I made an experimental wrapping on some scrap wire last night and am impressed with it both...
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    If and when I replace my 2000 GS, it won't be...

    If and when I replace my 2000 GS, it won't be with a product containing an Indian-sourced gearbox.
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    wrapping wire bundles?

    On my 2000 R1150 GS, the black plastic covering/wrap over the wiring harnesses from the handlebar multiiswitches is cracking and disintegrating. The problem doesn't seem to be occuring in the main...
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    current ON contents available online?

    Somewhere I got the idea that the current ON's were going to be available online? Anybody know anything about this?
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