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    hmm continued

    Hey Zagando: You and Berlina were the inspiration for stripping the tank. I followed your thread and decided to do it. Came out a bit rougher than yours but not bad for a first. I have the roundels...
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    pressure tested

    Hi Lee,

    I am back like an addiction. Pressure tested the fuel pump and all seems good. changed the fuel filter just in case it was clogged... it wasn't. Plugs and wires tested and cleaned and...
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    This one has a mind of it's own.

    Hi Lee,

    Sorry for the lapse. Went riding on the gs and had no time lately between work and chores.

    So I did what you suggested and tested the wires and plugs by swapping a good one for the...
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    Continued woes

    Hi Lee,

    Lapse in time due to necessary work schedule... Anyway got the tools and tested the spark to find 1 of the 4 not firing. Could be the wire or the coil, yes? Would that be enough to make it...
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    tools

    Hi Lee,

    I need to get some tools and wonder if this will do the trick>
    http://www.harborfreight.com/automotive-motorcycle/diagnostics/fuel-injection-pump-tester-92699.html
    It says that it...
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    hmmmm

    Hi Lee,

    So the pump is in with the new strainer, tank cleaned and just to be sure I did the key on and starter pushed quick test to hear her running. AOK. Put in some fuel crossed my fingers and...
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    done done and done

    Thanks Lee. Managed to not blow anything up and ran the pump in a plastic bucket of gas with a hose clamped to the output and rubber banded to the pump body. All working as it should with unmeasured...
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    Good news!

    Hey Lee,

    Thanks for your help and wisdom. Good news the pump works. How should I clean it and make sure there's nothing stuck? Also what is the best way to clean out the tank. Seems there's...
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    bench test

    Took out the pump and saw the err to my ways. I used a bead of gasket sealant (recommended by the garage I was in) that broke down in the tank and got into the pump. This raises several questions:...
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    Thanks 98lee. Did all of the above and have to...

    Thanks 98lee. Did all of the above and have to pull the pump. How do you bench test it?
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    '85 K100RS Bad fuel pump or fuel pump relay?

    Hi all,

    I have an 85 k100rs that has been ok till now. Riding along and felt something knock between my legs like a slight vibration. Bike coasted to the curb and would not start. Thought it was...
  12. Thread: K100rs Tires

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    "There are several good choices for tires for...

    "There are several good choices for tires for this bike. My personal preference would be an ME88 (140/80-17) on the rear and an ME33 on the front."


    Hey Paul,

    Where is the best place to get...
  13. what plate is this?

    Thanks!
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    death rattle solved

    Wow! Brought the bike in to BMW for the tic tic tic and having heard what the worst could have been, am relieved to have gotten away easy, so to speak. Small in parts and lots in labor. Man I wish I...
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    2000 R1150gs... death rattle?

    Dare I ask what the death rattle is? I bought a used gs with 74k "mechanic owned" miles on it and took it to the local bmw dealer for an oil change and inspection to find out there may be some...
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    fairing info

    Thanks for the pic. Can you send along the info for the mod fairing you got. I like the way it looks too!
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    muchos grazius

    thanks for the info.
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    Fairing options for 85 k100rs

    Hi All,

    I have an 85 k100rs in need of some plastic due to an unfortunate meeting with an illegal u-turning SUV. I was thinking of getting rid of the full fairing and saw this......
  19. gps mount but to which gps? Can you ID these pics?

    This is a no brainer for the right person. I have a new-to-me 2000 r1150gs with a gps mount and accessory plug. I need to know which gps will fit it so I can get it before I pick the bike up in Fla...
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    I have a 2yr old 12v BMW gel battery that has not...

    I have a 2yr old 12v BMW gel battery that has not had any problems till now. Have a battery tender and charge it monthly. Shouldn't it last longer?
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    [QUOTE=98lee;423637]11.25 volts is a bad battery....

    [QUOTE=98lee;423637]11.25 volts is a bad battery.

    How many volts does it drop down to when you try to turn on the lights??


    It read 9.8. Is it a bad battery? Or a combination of crud in the...
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    85 k100rs low voltage/charged battery

    Hey all. Been reading about all of the starter issues and wanted more info on ground running thru the starter. I have 11.25 volts on the battery and once in, will not even turn the headlight on. Acts...
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    Sticky: back in the saddle

    Welcome back to the road! I was off road for a while too.
    After a total knee in April my incentive to rehabilitate and bend the knee to 90 degrees was to get on my bike and be able to ride...it...
  24. thanks all. I guess I'll go with the defense...

    thanks all. I guess I'll go with the defense that I was "merging". I actually was found guilty of the hydrant tkt and reduced for the cover tkt. Oh and I have another story for the campfire. 3 in...
  25. What is the Law? I need a legal leg 2 stand on

    I have a question for the lawyers out there and the unfortunate riders who have experienced a few too many traffic violations. I am a NYC rider who commutes on a daily basis thru the heart of...
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