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    ONLY 86 PSI- sounds a little low ?!

    ONLY 86 PSI- sounds a little low ?!
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    Compression PSI on an '81R00

    Having a valve job done. Does anyone know how much compression P.S.I. an R100 is supposed to put out ? Thanx
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    Did a compression test & the dead cylinder shows...

    Did a compression test & the dead cylinder shows only 62 PSI or so.. took the head off & sent it out for a valve job...I know, I know- you should do both cylinders... thanks to all of you airheads...
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    '81 R100 running on 1 cylinder

    My airhead is only running on 1 cylinder. I pulled the carb & cleaned it. It's getting plenty of fuel. Next I pulled the spark plug & held it against the engine block while turning it over to check...
  5. will a front end of an '87 R80 fit an '81 R100 ?

    My fork tubes on my '81 are shot with oxidation. (the bike sat 5-6 years before I got it). Got a chance to pick-up the whole fork assembly from a '87 R80, including the triple trees & calipers on the...
  6. Man, you guys know your BBQ & Beemers...thankyou !

    Man, you guys know your BBQ & Beemers...thankyou !
  7. Where are bushings on the fork assembly,'81 r100?

    Went on Maxs' BMW site, located the seals no problem, where are the bushings on the fork assembly/schematic? Are they under a different name ? A part # would really be good...Thanx, al
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    Where are the bushings in the fork located in the fork schematic??

    Found the seals, where are the bushings located in the fork assembly/schematic ? A part # would be really good ! Thanx again...
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    Thanks guys...

    Thanks guys...
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    Fork seals question

    Got a leaking seal on my '81 R100. Obviously both will be replaced. My question is: Is it necessary or maybe just a good idea to replace any bushings in the forks as well? Also, where can I order the...
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    Yes, brown is ground...in my last sentence I...

    Yes, brown is ground...in my last sentence I should have wrote - I tried hooking the original ground wire from the bike to the metal housing of the lite (not original signal).
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    problem with new LED tail lite

    I bought an LED tail lite for my '81 R100 to replace the old original. I am turning this bike into somewhat of a bobber, with a solo seat. The new lite I have has 2 wires coming out of it, green for...
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    what's best way to lower a '81 R100 ?

    Just got my '81 fixer-upper on the road...needs ALOT of TLC....Can you just put smaller shocks on in order to lower it, & if so, where can you get them ? Will an 11.5 -inch shock cause the rear...
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    Thanx guys for the advice, I'll give it a try...

    Thanx guys for the advice, I'll give it a try...
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    clutch issues on '81 r100

    Just bought an '81 R100 "fixer-upper". The bike had been sitting for 3-4 years. Took the carbs apart, changed fluids, etc. & got it started, motor runs strong. The problem I am having now is it won't...
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    boy, will you be pissed when I win that BMW...

    boy, will you be pissed when I win that BMW bullet !
  17. Thread: engine HP

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    engine HP

    what is the difference in horsepower between the RT-RS engines and the CL models ? Also, are there any disparities in the wheelbase, etc. ?
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