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    were are taking R80 G/S and not R80 GS Basic...

    were are taking R80 G/S and not R80 GS Basic right??? My 1st choice for gasket sealer would be Hylomar, or 2nd choice permatex. Stay away from silicone. Make sure the surfaces are good and clean with...
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    the OEM neutral switches are junk, I've have...

    the OEM neutral switches are junk, I've have three that lasted one year or less. The aftermarket brass ones are better. On three ..or is it four years on it. Hucky's sells them ($25) also Motobins,...
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    It's such a small area I think you could get away...

    It's such a small area I think you could get away with 5 minute epoxy to fill and sand. The pict looks like there is enough material left for strength. If you buy fiber glass or even bonda your...
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    If you don't require mind blowing acceleration,...

    If you don't require mind blowing acceleration, then buy it. Airheads require a little more hands on mechanic work than later bikes, but they are so easy to work on there is no need to pay...
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    well obviously your results may vary... I've...

    well obviously your results may vary... I've taken great care to lightly sanded or honed those being rebuilt and inspected inner surfaces for nicks and such still have had them leak. I don't rebuild...
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    if you rebuild give yourself a 50% chance of it...

    if you rebuild give yourself a 50% chance of it holding up for a year or less....just my experience on rebuilding MC's. Check with Motobins for a price of a new one. They are usually quite a bit...
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    the R100GS front bolts right up. Just a couple of...

    the R100GS front bolts right up. Just a couple of minor things, the G/S lower headlight bracket is shorter than the GS so either make one or buy one. Turn signal mounts are different on the latter...
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    For the Acerbis fender just about any for a bike...

    For the Acerbis fender just about any for a bike with a 21" front wheel will do. I think I sourced one from like a Honda 450CR...just poke around on eby and get one. The HPN/Acerbis tanks are hard to...
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    iI f you fully restore it then you might be more...

    iI f you fully restore it then you might be more concerned about wear and tear to much to enjoy ridding off road. If wanting to enjoy the bike...how about taking care of any major corrosion, and...
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    When rebuilding MC you have maybe a 50% chance of...

    When rebuilding MC you have maybe a 50% chance of it not leaking. So you might want to consider that when rebuilding. New prices in the states are quite expensive, check w/ motobins you may be...
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    worst case you can buy a car battery and use it...

    worst case you can buy a car battery and use it until it almost goes dead then charge from an outlet.
  12. I wouldn't even take into consideration points or...

    I wouldn't even take into consideration points or electronic ignition, may arguments for both..124,000 miles on my electronic ignition...points won't last that long..:laugh
  13. I assume your drive shaft housing is in an oil...

    I assume your drive shaft housing is in an oil bath??? Do you have the old style clamp? If so when tightening it up the rubber will wrinkle under the screw allowing oil to ooze out. The newer style...
  14. I've had a 70 T100C, and currently have a R1150RS...

    I've had a 70 T100C, and currently have a R1150RS and R80 G/S mono. My take on the Mono vs the T100C, the T100C was a great bike in town but not much fun to ride on back roads as it would start...
  15. most likely it's a lean stmble when opening the...

    most likely it's a lean stmble when opening the throttle, try backing out the air fuel idles screw about 1/16 of a turn, see if that helps.
  16. Ian check with Motobins for MC, you will be...

    Ian check with Motobins for MC, you will be surprised how much cheaper you can get one for..$145USD, plus shipping. unless you want to support the middle man..LOL
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    be careful and don't over tighten the boot clamp....

    be careful and don't over tighten the boot clamp. If so the boots might wrinkle at the ends of the clamp and cause a drip..
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    no need to weld the pins in place just a friction...

    no need to weld the pins in place just a friction fit is all that's needed. I used an old drill bit. Drill the holes smaller that the pins used so they press in place.
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    you could make your own pin wrench with some flat...

    you could make your own pin wrench with some flat stock and drill a couple of holes at the right distance apart then drift in two pins.
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    click on my S meyer link on post 4. The metric...

    click on my S meyer link on post 4. The metric thread file will work if the threads aren't to bad.
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    S Meyer has them....

    S Meyer has them.

    Or the metric thread file if the threads aren't too bad.
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    you could call BMW Mottorad about your issues,...

    you could call BMW Mottorad about your issues, dealers hate it when this happens.
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    Hey Adam, wow can't believe someone turned you...

    Hey Adam, wow can't believe someone turned you in. I was gonna respond back to you on ADV after reading some of this thread, but dang you're out again. I would think most people would not care...
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    Yeah, I use an allen wrench as a centering tool....

    Yeah, I use an allen wrench as a centering tool. I think it's 5 or 6mm.
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    K100's are buzzy in foot pegs and uncomfortably...

    K100's are buzzy in foot pegs and uncomfortably hot in the summer, K1100's no to buzy, but still uncomfortably hot in the summer. K1100's are better bikes than the K100's, if heat isn't an issue and...
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