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    I don't think adhesive was applied at the...

    I don't think adhesive was applied at the factory. My guess is that a prior owner applied glue. The "bond" was the split in the boot into which fed the edge of the fairing. My boots are original...
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    77 r100rs clutch switch wiring

    Replaced my stock rs bars w/ k75s bars. Predictably, when everything was back together, both wires on the clutch switch were off- one still had the connector and the connector on the other was stuck...
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    Welcome! I have a '77 rs with the stock seat and...

    Welcome! I have a '77 rs with the stock seat and a 30" inseam. I can get down to the balls of my feet. I think the narrower seat might help a little. I have a friend who has a Harley Electra...
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    $$$$ yikes

    Yikes $370 per disc!!
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    That's the first thing I checked.

    That's the first thing I checked.
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    I meant "shudder"

    I meant "shudder"
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    77 r100rs front brake shudder

    I think l know the answer, but I'm getting a pretty good shutter with hard front brake application. Pads were replaced about 1500 miles ago. The rs has the dual front disc with the holes. I'm...
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    Interesting idea Kurt, certainly less expensive...

    Interesting idea Kurt, certainly less expensive than the deflector, and I can experiment with different diameters. Seems like the air flow is not an issue for some, but my experience is like that...
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    Thanks for the input. I am running the stock...

    Thanks for the input. I am running the stock handle bars. The bottm line is given my height in the saddle, the concentrated wind blast is about mid face, towards the top of the helmet. If I raise...
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    r100rs wind screen

    Do any of you r100rs riders have experience with this wind deflector? http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=2205 As you all know, the common problem with the otherwise flawless fairing set-up is the...
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    '77 r100rs low idle at times

    About 1,000 miles since carbs were rebuilt by Bing, synced by my local/reputable airhead mechanic, idle set at about 800 rpm. When the engine gets real warm and I quickly let off the throttle, the...
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    77 r100rs best tires

    I have always run period correct Continentals. They perform reasonably well, but I don't ride real hard. One issue is their performance on freeways with rain grooves, the bike shimmies around quite...
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    Problem solved, connector under tank going to...

    Problem solved, connector under tank going to rear lights had disconnected. Probably should have done a little self-diagnosis before cluttering up the forum!
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    '77 r100rs electric issue

    Just returned from a ride and discovered: rear tail light/brake light out, rear turn signals out, front turn signals work, turn signal indicator flashes once, then out. Literally just walked in the...
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    Thanks for the input, it certainly makes the...

    Thanks for the input, it certainly makes the decision easier to switch over to the Dyna. I, too, have had the pleasure of purchasing points only to find out the rub strip was too big and the...
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    electronic ignition conversion '77 r100rs

    This topic has probably been discussed before, but I'm thinking about converting my '77 r100rs to Dyna III Electronic Ignition. The more obvious reason is eliminating changing out the points, etc.,...
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    Great buy

    If the mechanical condition matches the way it looks, I'd say you paid fair money. I "restored" my 77 r100rs last year which had 17k miles on it. Did the same thing you are planning, though I sent...
  18. Thread: Worth it!

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    Bing rebuild well worth it

    I had my Bings rebuilt for my '77r100rs by Bing and couldn't be happier. For me, it was accepting my limitations. I can do valve adjustment, PRT seal replacement, etc., but too many small parts in...
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    ticking sound, right cylinder

    After warm up on my '77 r100, there is a consistent light ticking sound from the right cylinder. Only 18k miles on it and it was completely gone through last year by cert mechanic. Any thoughts?
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    Good airhead mechanic in Detroit area

    If your self-diagnostic efforts come up short, BMW Motorcycles of Detroit is a first-rate shop. They work on my '77 r100rs. They are in Sterling Heights, about a 35-40 minute drive from the tunnel....
  21. georgej- I have the same problem with my '77...

    georgej- I have the same problem with my '77 r100rs. My mechanic said it was a loose clamp issue, but tightening has not resolved. Last year the bike was tilted forward for an extended period of...
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    PRT replacement with internal circlip

    My May build r100rs had the internal clip which probably doubled my total job time. Started with the left, right side did go quicker once my "technique" was refined. Anyone attempting this job with...
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    77 r100 alternator/charging issue

    I'm sure many of you have been there. Beautiful, sunny 60 degree day-- perfect for a ride. Go to start, half turn of of engine, click click click. Finally started, volt meter at about 13. 25...
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    The r100rs's are timeless (or am I failing to...

    The r100rs's are timeless (or am I failing to progress??).
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    Sticky: 1977 r100rs #6181043

    1977 r100rs, 18k original miles, recently completely gone through: carbs rebuilt by Bing, new tires, front brakes, points, plugs, condensor, coils, prt seals, etc.
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