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  1. Thread: power port

    by Bob 1642
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    I used a west marine 12v outlet with a cover...

    I used a west marine 12v outlet with a cover built in wired it with a inline to the battery mounted on the dash it looks like it belongs.
  2. On the road again

    I removed the piston-throw out bearing and had >.002" machined off by Hartco Engineering in Avon Park FL.
    Finished dim. 1.143" Things are now working as they should when hot after a 50 mile ride....
  3. Throwout bearing and piston

    Yes it was the piston that I sanded down it is some kind of plastic material.
  4. R100RT 1990 Clutch not releasing when hot

    Last summer I replaced the clutch disk pressure plate and spring disk. The throughout bearing plastic housing was oversize so I sanded it down to the specified diameter. The clutch spline was lubed....
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    I have a 1990 R100RT with over 82k miles that had...

    I have a 1990 R100RT with over 82k miles that had many owners before me each year I had to do some thing to it carbs,coil, starter,clutch,tiers,and repair oil leaks. I enjoyed doing all this myself...
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    The instrument cluster does seem to have had a...

    The instrument cluster does seem to have had a moisture problem as I see a rusty screw inside the glass and some one has drilled 4 holes in the back of the case to vent it. I will open the cluster up...
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    K100 1986 Digital gear indicator

    The gear indicator is showing #4 in neutral and #5 in first and the neutral green light does not come on in neutral or any other time.
    The LCD clock is also not working. This is a machine that I...
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    Repair started

    After striping the fairing of all parts I found that it had been repaired before. The fiberglass tape used on the inside was not well bonded and just pealed off with no resistance. I will do some...
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    Thanks

    I am great full for the replies I have used epoxy for boat repairs and I was uncertain about the base material of the faring. I will try the Duroglass and Bondo
    Cheers Bob
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    K100 1986 fairing repairs

    What is the best material to use when repairing the front fairing? There is damage around the mirror area and the top left molded in mounting nut has broken free.
    The base material is white and...
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    R100RT 1990 clutch problem fixed

    Thanks for all the input for my clutch problem it helped.
    After removing the transmission to service the splines I removed the air injection system from the cylinder head and air cleaner box.
    ...
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    Thanks

    I will order new bolts small price for peace of mind.
    Cheers Bob
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    1990 R100RT driveshaft bolts

    Are the 4 driveshaft bolts throwaway or can I reuse them with blue locktight? The bolts did not have lockwashers.
    Clymer states they are throwaway.
    Thanks Bob
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    Right you are it's the primary muffler. Would...

    Right you are it's the primary muffler. Would using stright pipes to replace it not keep some of the heat away from the trany when stuck in trafic?
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    Work in progress

    I read in Snowbum's sight that some clutch push shafts were oversize and would tighten up when things got hot. Anyone had this promblem? Waiting on parts to change pushrod tubes seals to stop oil...
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    R100RT 1990 clutch shaft lub.

    I have just returned from Fl with the bike on the back of our motorhome and now is the time to address the stcking clutch issue. What is the best lub to use on the spline shaft and should the...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for all the replys.I went to the grocery store in Cedar Key and bought some 3in1 oil and lubed the linkage. After sitting all night all is working smoothly this morring. The heat and dew is...
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    1990 R100RT clutch sticking

    I left my R100RT on the back of our motorhome in Florida while we flew home for Christmass & New Years. After 30 days away the bike was hard to start draining the carbs fixed that. The clutch makes a...
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    R100RT 1990 oil leak from pushrod tube

    The oil leak from the left hand pushrod tubes is getting worse and I don,t want to fix it untill winter. Is there any thing I can do in the interm I find if I use the center stand the drip is less....
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    Plug type

    I have been using Bosh non resistor plugs in my R100RT 1990 as there is a resistance in the NGK spark plug cap. When I bought the bike it had resistor plugs and the original BMW plug caps and wires...
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    Trailer it is

    Thanks for the feedback I will use a trailer and save the extra cash for gas.
    I think the key is have a trailer that is easy to load and unload with good tiedown
    points and real heavy duty trailer...
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    R100RT Trailering

    I have a motorhome and wish to trailer my BMW R100RT over long distances behind the motorhome. The motorhome is a 26ft. Class A.
    A lift on the back of the motorhome would be ideal but very...
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    Starter problem

    I have an ongoing starter issue. I have installed a new battery and new Velo starter as the old one had the field magnets come unglued.
    The issue is that some times after a ride when I try the...
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    New Coil

    I installed the new coil last night after I made a new bracket as the one supplied with the coil had the bolt too close to the wire terminal for my comfort zone.
    Today I went for a 30 mile ride and...
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    Thanks

    I have found the crack on the coil and will order a new one from Rick.
    Cheers bob
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