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    Thanks for the input

    Thanks for the input
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    Nikasil

    How do you which are Nikasil?
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    1982 R100RS Cylinder Honing Question

    Currently heads are off for valve work. Examination revealed badly worn exhaust valves at 75,000 miles. Piston crowns have some carbon and intend to remove and clean them. If pistons removed from...
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    snow flake rear & Bridgestone Spitfire

    Have mounted a few of these and each time quite a challenge to set bead. Last tire mounted had an undetermined air pressure (greater than 50 Lb gauge at any rate) and after quite a bit of vigorous...
  5. how to replace & adjust throttle cables 1982 r100rs?

    New cables and not sure how to adjust the the connector under the tank where single cable splits to separate carb cables
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    Pictures and all. Again thanks. Will have a go at...

    Pictures and all. Again thanks. Will have a go at it.
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    How do you get the frozen nut off the stud...

    How do you get the frozen nut off the stud without buggering the threads?
    Replace may be the best.
    Appreciate your replys
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    Lew, Appreciate the reply. When using Loctite is...

    Lew,
    Appreciate the reply. When using Loctite is there a certain cleaner that should be used on the threads to be secured before applying Loctite?
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    Triple tree stud loose

    Installing stainless kit on 1971 R75/5 and removing old nut from lower triple tree, however stud turned out rather than nut coming off. Was able to simply reinstall as though it was a bolt, but what...
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    Thanks for your reply. Pretty sure not spline...

    Thanks for your reply. Pretty sure not spline lube. Put on tire last spring and lubed splines with a bit of Never Sieze not grease. Quick look at some of the articles left me dazed. Perhaps a good...
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    Snowflake bearings

    Getting ready for the riding season, putting on new tires. Wheel bearing grease found inside the rear rim. Can this be just a bad seal? Can the bearing be repacked and a new seal put in? Would it be...
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    Kurt Thanks for the quick reply. Made for some...

    Kurt
    Thanks for the quick reply. Made for some very interesting reading. Did not know this was such a volatile subject. There is some heat out there. Thanks again
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    Snowflake rims - tubeless?

    About to put new tires on 1982 r100rs with snowflake rims. Have been told that they can be run tubeless and that it may be good idea to file flat the stem mounting area and paint the inside due to...
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    How to clean snowflake wheels

    Acquired a 1982 100RS last fall. Bike is victim of neglect. Wheels are a mess, especially the rear. Any good methods of cleaning or cleaners recomended - short of bead blasting?
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    Have replaced replaced kaput stock electronic...

    Have replaced replaced kaput stock electronic ignition with Motorad Elektrik unit which has electronic advance. Set timing about in midway of adjustment and bike starts and runs reasonable. How do...
  16. Thread: Timing light

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    sounds as though Sears inductive the way to go....

    sounds as though Sears inductive the way to go. Thanks all.
  17. Thread: Timing light

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    Timing light

    In need of strobe light. Cost runs between $20 to hundreds. Only advice I have seen is do not go cheap it may not be bright enough. How does one know without trial and error purchase? Is brightness...
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    Thanks for the update on original BMW shield. I...

    Thanks for the update on original BMW shield. I had simply assumed that only aftermarket would be available. Even the price is competetive.
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    The short Clearview windshield looks close top...

    The short Clearview windshield looks close top stock, however I do not have a stoch to compare with. The Motobins definitely looks taller than stock. Currently the bike has a windshield that is...
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    R100RS Windshield

    Looking for original winshield for 1982 R100RS. Are new available? Good aftermarket?
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    Ignition, Diode Board and Oil Cooler

    Acquired 1982 R100RS last fall. Had a great 1000 miles before it stopped running. No spark. Appears that the bean can ignition ignition has given up. Considering the Alpa Ignition for replacement....
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    Appreciate the reminders about the battery...

    Appreciate the reminders about the battery ground. That circular connector at tranny is a pain in the neck to disconnect having to back the screw all the way out to remove ground. Is there any...
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    New to RS world ???

    Just got a 1982 R100RS. Wife surprised me, knowing I had long admired that model, when she became aware of a fair deal (42k miles for $2500) and had it delivered to our house by riding buddy. That...
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    With plugs removed and secured to cylinders both...

    With plugs removed and secured to cylinders both will spark if bike turned on and kill switch is used to turn off. Turn kill switch back to run and then kill again and again spark. This seems to...
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    Appreciate your thoughts. After some reading got...

    Appreciate your thoughts. After some reading got the courage to check a few things. It appears that the ignition module was ok. Gave a call to nearby Beemer shop and John K thought it may yet be the...
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