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    Be careful with the rivets. True old style rivets...

    Be careful with the rivets. True old style rivets produce a friction type connection - they were installed red hot and hammered into place so that as they cooled they clamped the pieces together....
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    I have the same 2000 R1100R with the factory...

    I have the same 2000 R1100R with the factory screen and you're right - it is at a height that produces a lot of buffeting. If it were a little shorter your head would be in cleaner air, or if were a...
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    I think that Batterysharks is going to charge for...

    I think that Batterysharks is going to charge for shipping
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    I got it at Buy.com. Put UB12220 in the search...

    I got it at Buy.com. Put UB12220 in the search box at the top and several come up. If I remember right I picked the first one. No problems with the transaction and they even shipped it priority mail...
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    Wow - what an old thread. So, the Panasonic...

    Wow - what an old thread.

    So, the Panasonic battery that I bought when I started this tread almost 7 years ago has finally died, and in the interest of helping as all make informed decisions...
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    Does this mean with the bike on the center stand...

    Does this mean with the bike on the center stand and the forks just hanging there with no weight on them at all?[/I]

    That's how I did mine. Some air pressure builds up when the fork sliders are...
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    I did mine last winter on my 1100R without...

    I did mine last winter on my 1100R without pulling everything off from the bottom, but I did have to take off the front wheel (you will have to anyway if you want to change the fork oil).

    Once the...
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    :fight

    :fight
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    "Buy it or not, I couldn't care less.... You can...

    "Buy it or not, I couldn't care less.... You can fiddle and calculate till you are happy, but if you don't buy it you are wrong."


    Sorry you took it so personally. I've spent my whole 30 year...
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    I'm afraid I'm still not buying the "off center"...

    I'm afraid I'm still not buying the "off center" weight theory. Let's look at some of the numbers. Let's say the final drive weighs 40 pounds and is 6" off the centerline of the bike to the right,...
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    Leaning the bike over ever so slightly would...

    Leaning the bike over ever so slightly would result in tire wear ever so slightly off center. Once again, lean the bike over to where the worn area is, that is the position of the bike while that...
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    A 3 degree crown would only then cause wear 3...

    A 3 degree crown would only then cause wear 3 degrees off center. If the wear on the tire is more than 3 degrees from the centerline (lean the bike over 3 degrees and see if that is the contact area...
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    Always interested to read the various theories...

    Always interested to read the various theories about why the left side of the tire wears more than the rest of the tire. I won't give you my opinion, but here is something to think about. Lean the...
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    The stock shifter is adjustable. I changed the...

    The stock shifter is adjustable. I changed the angle on mine (raised the lever in relation to the footpeg) by loosening the screw, pulling off the lever, and reinstalling the lever at a higher angle...
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    I've had the same results, or lack thereof. ...

    I've had the same results, or lack thereof.

    Due to an extreme case of surging on my 2000 r1100r, the dealer changed out the pink ccp and installed a gold one that did indeed eliminate the surging....
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    Actually medieval is on the right track. You can...

    Actually medieval is on the right track. You can determine the center of gravity by doing some simple math. Put the bike on the center stand and it will drop to one end, probably the front. If you...
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    I replaced the factory plug on my 2000 R1100R...

    I replaced the factory plug on my 2000 R1100R many years ago with the bleeder plug and never looked back.
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    It's a special filler nipple used by the factory....

    It's a special filler nipple used by the factory. You can just remove it and replace with a standard bleeder nipple. If I remember right when I changed mine it was hard to get off - may have has some...
  19. The part # for the ccp should be 61-36-8-366-282...

    The part # for the ccp should be 61-36-8-366-282 (not the stock r1100r part). I found it listed on some dealer sites but not all that I looked at. Hammersley here in VA has it listed for some bikes...
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    My only suggestion would be to do any further testing in a very controlled way. First, I assume that when you put the ccp back in that everything else was stock, like the O2 sensor being...
  21. You are correct that there does not appear to be...

    You are correct that there does not appear to be any stop to the screw, but I have been told that the working range is around 16 turns. You can find the ends of the range using a multi-meter...
  22. Eman24: I've been thru the same process on my...

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    I've been thru the same process on my 2000 r1100r. The potentiometer on my bike plugs into a connector on the right side of the bike behind the side cover. There should be a open connector...
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    Daniel - I had a similar problem on my 2000...

    Daniel - I had a similar problem on my 2000 R1100R, but it died on left had turns. It turned out to be a broken wire at the steering head. Look on the left side of the steering head and find the...
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    bmwmick: I saw the free shipping offer if you...

    bmwmick:

    I saw the free shipping offer if you sent a check along with the order, but the fine print said this was not available on orders below $200 when the shipping exceeded 10% of the order....
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    Thanks for the input. :wave Based on some of...

    Thanks for the input. :wave Based on some of the past threads I ordered a Panasonic LC-X1220P sealed battery yesterday from digikey.com. At first I was concerned about such a low price ($45 plus...
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