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    I have a set of RS ones on my GS - Love them!...

    I have a set of RS ones on my GS - Love them! Style and way better visibility the the stock GS ones.
    Seen 'em on RT's, look great on them as well.
  2. Thread: Do I really?

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    Cut a Fram apart.......

    Years I cut a few apart including the BMW OE just to satisfy my curiosity.
    The cheapest by far was the Fram, less pleats, cheap plastic relief valve and cardboard ends to boot.
    Fram is all about...
  3. Thread: Brass Screw?

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    It is doubtful, most oilheads do surge to some...

    It is doubtful, most oilheads do surge to some degree, earlier ones were much worse.
    Ride the bike for now and enjoy it!

    Later you can install an AF-Xied and richen up the mixture. They work very...
  4. Thread: Brass Screw?

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    Whoa here! This is a newbie Agreed on the...

    Whoa here! This is a newbie

    Agreed on the valve adjustment (making sure it is done with 4 feeler gauges at once)

    Under NO conditions should you recommend he touch the butterfly stop screws!...
  5. Thread: Brass Screw?

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    Opposite way around, more air = faster idle.

    Opposite way around, more air = faster idle.
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    As HW says. You can buy direct.

    As HW says. You can buy direct.
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    Back to my post #3..........

    Back to my post #3..........
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    +1 especially if you clean them and the ports.

    +1 especially if you clean them and the ports.
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    +1 and I have been using them for years in many...

    +1 and I have been using them for years in many vehicles.
    Have done recovery charges with great success as well.
  10. I never use them, I find no need with vacuum...

    I never use them, I find no need with vacuum bleeding.
    I suspect that the tapers are possibly different and that may be causing issues.
    I'd like to know more.
  11. The sealant is only there for sealing during the...

    The sealant is only there for sealing during the bleed process.
    Sealing is done by the tapered seat during normal operation.

    Note: I just had a acquaintance that is having the same problem with...
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    A chunk of carbon lodging between the valve and...

    A chunk of carbon lodging between the valve and seat will start the burn process. It happens very fast.
    Higher mileage engines that use oil (broken in too lightly) seem to suffer from this once in a...
  13. From the Max BMW fiche. SBBMWS SPEED BLEEDER...

    From the Max BMW fiche.

    SBBMWS SPEED BLEEDER M7XM12 W/SB7100S 0.06 1 $20.00ADD TO CART
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    If you need to replace the entire assembly that installs into the caliper, this is...
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    I wondered that too.

    I wondered that too.
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    They are all failing (debris inside or...

    They are all failing (debris inside or ballooning). Before going any further change out to SS teflon and flush system thoroughly.
    That is the starting point and may even fix the issue.
    Your life...
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    Answer to post #3 please.

    Answer to post #3 please.
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    I had one blow off as I was filling the tire. the...

    I had one blow off as I was filling the tire. the stem was less than 1 year old.
    tire guy said that was typical of the quality control from China. Hit and miss.
    I replaced both shortly after with...
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    Temperature comes into play here.

    The varying charge voltage observed is because the regulator is temperature compensated. The lower the temperature the higher the charge voltage. The range is typically 13.9v to as high as 15v for a...
  19. Actually all you need is a 5/16" x 2" (or so)...

    Actually all you need is a 5/16" x 2" (or so) bolt and insert thru flywheel hole and into engine case, as you would in locating TDC. Transmission case not req'd
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    Do you have the original rubber brake lines? ...

    Do you have the original rubber brake lines?

    If so I would suspect a blockage on the return of fluid.
    Replace with SS Teflon and flush thoroughly.

    Lots of issues with debris I've seen.
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    Brain fart, I missed that, came in the thead...

    Brain fart, I missed that, came in the thead late.
    Probably a pinched wire
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    On the 1100's the neutral switch is on the the...

    On the 1100's the neutral switch is on the the back of the gear position switch. (5 speeds)
    On the 1150's it's all done in one switch (6 speeds)
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    My fix for the R1150GS

    Infinitely adjustable for any load/shock height

    http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/IMGP0593_resize.jpg
  24. If it's that dead nothing is going to revive it....

    If it's that dead nothing is going to revive it.
    Replace the battery.
    It's not that difficult to do.
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    Never heard that term up here. Thanks. sounds...

    Never heard that term up here. Thanks.
    sounds like a possible grounding issue
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