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    I have a Russell Day long on my /5 No backrest,...

    I have a Russell Day long on my /5
    No backrest, but like the seat.
    Having one made right now for RT
    Not cheap, but in my opinion worth the money.

    They do have a backrest configuration
    ...
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    Just looked at fische. The stud is M8 x25. ...

    Just looked at fische.

    The stud is M8 x25.

    I also see on the picture of the SS stud that the thread lengths are not the same on either side of the center non-threaded portion.

    Probably why I...
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    R75/5 Leaking fork tube at fork brace

    Has anyone repaired a fork oil leak at fork brace bolts ?

    Thread is stripped in fork tube.

    Can not find M13 Helicoil kit.

    Any suggestions?
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    I also installed the "speed bleeder" fittings on...

    I also installed the "speed bleeder" fittings on each caliper when I put on SS Speigler Brakelines

    http://www.spieglerusa.com/brakes/speed-bleeder.html
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    Get one of these. I got mine at Harbor Freight ...

    Get one of these.
    I got mine at Harbor Freight

    also get some small hose clamps

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwAQ2qDQjPg
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    Gentlemen, Thank you. I have been riding a...

    Gentlemen,

    Thank you.

    I have been riding a /5 for well over 20 years and never knew why I would drift backwards while holding the front brake.

    Just proves, always something new to learn.
    ...
  7. Thread: '82 r100rs

    by JB1982RT
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    Thanks Wanderer, I went on line and purchased the...

    Thanks Wanderer, I went on line and purchased the black blems for $125 for my /5
    Couldn't pass it up.
    Now I just hope it warns up soon.
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    Speed Bleeders

    You might also add these.

    http://www.spieglerusa.com/brakes/speed-bleeder.html

    I did when going to the stainless steel brake lines on 1982 R100RT.

    They work well.
  9. I got a tube at local radio Shack

    I got a tube at local radio Shack
  10. Thread: Speedo Repair

    by JB1982RT
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    North Hollywood Speedo did mine. Works perfectly.

    North Hollywood Speedo did mine.
    Works perfectly.
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    Activ

    I recently put Pilot Activs on my 1982 R100RT.
    Purchased because they come in inch sizes.
    Not able to comment on tread life yet, but bike runs much smoother than the old Conti Go's that were on it...
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    I ordered blanks on line from a dealer. Local...

    I ordered blanks on line from a dealer.

    Local key guy would not cut them, as they are steel.


    I did not have the bike with me at the time, just the ignition key.
    he made me two keys.

    They...
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    Pipes not flattened. The job went well with...

    Pipes not flattened.

    The job went well with removing the Rt. Lower fairing section, pulling off mufflers, remove headers from cylinders and dropped down

    Did not fully remove from bike as this...
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    I did do the wires on the coils. Anxious to...

    I did do the wires on the coils.

    Anxious to get out for a good test ride yesterday.

    I will take your advice and go back in again today for a final check.
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    Update: I have been zip stripping wires at the...

    Update:

    I have been zip stripping wires at the handle bars so I thought maybe I could have pulled a wire loose

    But...

    Just went back out to garage.

    Put bike in neutral, started and light...
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    Intermittant Neutral indicator

    1982R100RT

    Here is the situation:

    The neutral light does not work when the key is turned.

    I know I am in neutral and I hit the starter button (without pulling in clutch).

    Then the light...
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    Replaced Starter Relay

    Replaced Starter Relay on 1982 R100RT Purchased in April

    Attached pic of old one...Really Corroded.

    I sprayed connector with Contact Cleaner and also pulled plug off ECU & did same.

    Applied...
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    Well guys, not sure if it is "perfect", but after...

    Well guys, not sure if it is "perfect", but after a run to tweak the throttle cables at the carbs and a touch to idle adjustment, she runs like a champ.

    Good acceleration, idle drops like it...
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    Ok I will make one. I also just had an idea. ...

    Ok I will make one.

    I also just had an idea.

    I was reading the article in Snowbums site on carbs and i think I am trying to close the butterfly with throttle cable adjustment at carb when I...
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    Carb Butterflies not both fully opening

    Replaced my throttle & choke cables on my 1982 R100RT last night.

    Never had experience with the "splitters' but finally figured them out.

    I did put a small dab of wheel bearing grease in each...
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    Thanks Guys, the parts will be here today and I...

    Thanks Guys, the parts will be here today and I will dig in after work and this weekend.

    I have never adjusted valves using the "rear wheel method", but will give it a try.

    The reason I brought...
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    Remove Upper fairing ? / Lube Cables?

    1982 R100RT

    I am still in prep mode for ride to rally and have decided to pull the jugs and replace all the o-rings and, most importantly, the leaking push rod seals under the cylinders.

    I...
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    That is exactly how I removed the pipes. I...

    That is exactly how I removed the pipes.

    I should arrive at the rally Thursday. I have a stop in Nebraska first.

    It would be good to meet up with you.

    I will send you my contact info.
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    Job is done. I did pull both the Rt Lower...

    Job is done.

    I did pull both the Rt Lower fairing off and drop the exhaust.

    Found a few things as is often the case with first time procedures with new bike.

    The crossover pipes both front &...
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    Well, lunch is over. Back out to drop the...

    Well, lunch is over.

    Back out to drop the exhaust and continue.

    Thanks
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