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  1. Thread: 600 mile service

    by Yeti
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    I did mine.

    After much careful thought, I decided to do my own 600 mile service so that I could get more familiar with the bike. Using JVB's video, the Haynes manual and the BMW CD it was easy to do. No rocket...
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    I'll just throw in a recommendation for the...

    I'll just throw in a recommendation for the Touratech risers. Not as cool looking or adjustable as the ROX risers, but very simple to install and have more of a stealth look to them.
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    Fixed. :D

    Fixed. :D
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    Count me in as very interested in this too. :lurk

    Count me in as very interested in this too. :lurk
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    Sticky: It's not the best picture, but this si what I...

    It's not the best picture, but this si what I picked up yesterday:

    http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/1488/img0006ww4.jpg

    The last of the 2007's, non-ABS and it was a demo with 81 miles on it!!...
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    You can remove the ABS and all associated wiring,...

    You can remove the ABS and all associated wiring, etc. and have no problems. Gaspipe did it on his 1100. Building an ADVmoto R1100GS When my pump fails I'll remove it on my bike too. But as long...
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    Not the alternator or battery. I am now thinking...

    Not the alternator or battery. I am now thinking it's the starter. Will pull it and check. Thanks.
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    Oh, one other thing . . .

    the battery was replaced less than a year ago and I'm not sure it was actually dead now. I'll have to find out if he actually checked the battery before he replaced.
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    Bike won't run - battery keeps dying

    Bike: 1995 R1100R

    History: Bike was running fine with no issues other than the head gasket leaking. Dealer replaced the head gaskets after one of the cylinder studs pulled out. When he was...
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    . . . or just get metal valve stems.

    . . . or just get metal valve stems.
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    Don't know yet. I'll post up when I find out the...

    Don't know yet. I'll post up when I find out the damage.
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    :D Man of few words!

    :D Man of few words!
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    If it is open, how do I drill it without sending...

    If it is open, how do I drill it without sending chips into the crankcase?



    Do you mean this in a bad way? i.e. that if I install it flush it's more likely to pull out again? Or do you mean...
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    Sounds like exactly what happened to my old RT...

    Sounds like exactly what happened to my old RT when the positive battery conection worked itself loose. You said you checked your battery connections, but did you really check them? Mine looked...
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    Prior to this I had only heard of Helicoils too. ...

    Prior to this I had only heard of Helicoils too. I've talked to a couple of friends who are mechanics (alas not BMW mechanics) who said to use a Time-Sert instead as they're better. :dunno

    Has...
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    Lowrider, you're correct. I was tightening the...

    Lowrider, you're correct. I was tightening the nuts onto the studs when one of the studs started pulling out.

    DrPaul, I was replacing the head gaskets and it was beause they were leaking. I...
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    So this sucks (cylinder head stud problem)

    So yesterday it was finally time to change out the head gaskets on my R1100R. Got everything off the bike, cleaned up and started putting it back together. I tightened the nuts to 20nM. No...
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    I'm actually doing something very similar on my...

    I'm actually doing something very similar on my bike. Check these out:

    http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/2817/300/
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  19. Thread: Touch up paint

    by Yeti
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    My friend (who works at a dealer) said it's due...

    My friend (who works at a dealer) said it's due to environmental issues, i.e. BMW doesn't feel it's worth it to go through all the paperwork etc. to ship touch up paint. I thought this was only in...
  20. Thread: Geico Claims

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    I agree 100%. In my job I deal with insurance...

    I agree 100%. In my job I deal with insurance companies all the time and this is par for the course.
  21. Thread: Jo momma

    by Yeti
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    This may, just may, be one of the seven signs of...

    This may, just may, be one of the seven signs of the Apocolypse. :lurk
  22. Thread: Touch up paint

    by Yeti
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    paintscratch.com ...

    paintscratch.com

    http://www.etouchup.com/store/agora.cgi


    http://drcolorchip.com/

    Also, your color is also BMW paint color 403. 734 is the paint scheme code.

    Check out this website for...
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    Not sure about Sully's bike, but on mine it's...

    Not sure about Sully's bike, but on mine it's coming from between the head and the cylinder. I cleaned it off really well and can see where it's seeping out. I'll be replacing my head gaskets (and...
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    Cool, I'll try those ideas when I get home...

    Cool, I'll try those ideas when I get home tonight. Thanks!
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    Apparently I forgot to mention that I would like...

    Apparently I forgot to mention that I would like to keep my house and garage in their current condition. :doh

    So, does anyone have a suggestion that doesn't involve an open flame??




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