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    I rebuilt my calipers on my 95 RT along with...

    I rebuilt my calipers on my 95 RT along with front fork rebuild a few months and was very happy with the results. One thing you might want to consider is to replace your master cylinder piston while...
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    My Clymer did not have torq specs for the...

    My Clymer did not have torq specs for the steering stem nut, so I did an initial torq of 60 ft lbs. The next best to my 95 was 80 ft lbs so I just did that and I can see where it did snug up the...
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    It did not do this prior to the front end rebuild...

    It did not do this prior to the front end rebuild and stem greasing so I was thinking stiffer springs were the culprit. The tires on here are my first Bridgestones--always used Metzler but never...
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    95 R100RT steering issues

    So this late spring I rebuilt the front end on my 95 R100RT which included cleaning and greasing the steering stem bearings. They have 36K miles on them but were good with zero wear on the races, so...
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    Talking to Bob's bmw, the sales guy suggested...

    Talking to Bob's bmw, the sales guy suggested that I NOT go so far on the sensitivity and to check the O rings that I just recently installed again. So I did and sure enough, I found one that was...
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    Diaphrams are fine, put in old plugs, no...

    Diaphrams are fine, put in old plugs, no difference. Checked valves and timing again, spot on ---timing mark does NOT move when idle goes into its rough state. Just for kicks, pulled the gas cap...
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    So pulled the plugs and installed the old ones,...

    So pulled the plugs and installed the old ones, no difference. I checked the throttle and choke play and it is good and re-sync carbs after 30 min ride. While warm and runnning, sprayed choke...
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    95R100RT won't idle consistently

    Just turned over 35K and decided to replace the OEM throttle and choke cables thinking long enough for the originals and why take a chance. Adjusted valves, air filter clean, timing set, new plugs,...
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    right side carb flooding

    Its was a small hammer and very light taps!! I had the dome in my hand and gently hit the end of the socket to peen it back over. Once it was no longer loose, I did use clear sealant to finish it...
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    right side carb flooding

    I am ready to throw in the towel!!! I have drained the tank twice. I have replaced the petcock stainers--the ones in the tank, put new inline fuel filters on along with the petcock stainers, so...
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    Right side carb flooding

    Came out of coffee shop other day to find puddle of fuel under right carb--always turn off petcocks, but was only going to be a few mins. On ride home, fuel was pouring out of carb out of any and...
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    Actually, the O ring cover for the oil pump WAS...

    Actually, the O ring cover for the oil pump WAS the culprit of the oil leak and not the rear main, but while I was there, did both! The rear main had very little oil at 6 o'clock position so better...
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    Thanks guys, I first got some PB blaster around...

    Thanks guys, I first got some PB blaster around the seal and let that sit for a day. I then bought a puller from autozone and ground most of the top down so that it would by-pass the crank and after...
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    Rear Main Seal replacement Tips

    Doing an engine re-seal on my 95R100RT and got it down to the rear main seal and having a problem getting it out. Drilling a hole at 9 oclock, screwed in sheet metal screw and using claw hammer,...
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    Thanks Tooold, now the nxt question. I pulled...

    Thanks Tooold, now the nxt question. I pulled the calipers apart and pulled off the dust/water rings that keep stuff out of the backs, but now how do you take the pistons out? There is a tab in...
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    95 R100RT front brake caliper problem

    Under braking, get vibration as if front rotors are wraped, but checking further not the case. What I did find is inside pistons on both front calipers are not moving freely--outside ones move...
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    Thanks guys Ill take a look at. Now the question...

    Thanks guys Ill take a look at. Now the question is how can I tell if reed valve is OK or not? The last two days of "gentle" riding has not lead to any drips. As long as I know that others...
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    so checking MAX bmw parts on line, I cannot find...

    so checking MAX bmw parts on line, I cannot find a reed/ventilation valve--it only shows two different covers w/gaskets that sit on top of the crankcase? So does this yr have this valve or is it...
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    R100rt oil leak at carb

    95 R100Rt w/28,000 miles and noticed when on sidestand, will get a drop or two of engine oil leaking where the air tube and carb meet. I pulled the tube off and the oil is coming from the 3 blade...
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    Thanks Kurt, middle one worked--process of...

    Thanks Kurt, middle one worked--process of elimination. I was able to find the beginning of yr and kept trying till I got the last one. My calculations for the 95's started at 6294317 and the very...
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    1995 R bike serial numbers

    Thanks, already been to that site and it only goes up to 94. The edition of Buyers guide I have is 96 and they printed a 2000 version, but library and Barnes/noble dont have it. Was hoping that...
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    1995 R bike serial numbers

    Bought my dads R100RT classic from the guy I sold it to a few yrs back--I was riding an oilhead for past 8 yrs, could only keep one and the airhead went first but glad to get it back! Does anyone...
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    ABS lights on

    2000 R1100RT w/22,xxx miles coming home from work other day, out of nowhere, abs lights come on after shifting into 3rd. Checked battery, full charge, checked brake fluid, each wheel sensor for...
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