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    I bought a pair from Bill about a year ago. Think...

    I bought a pair from Bill about a year ago. Think they might have been the last batch he was going to make. They were expensive, but well made and did the job intended. I wound up taking mine off...
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    Bleeding rear brake

    Today I decided to bleed the rear brake on fairly new to me 82 R100rs. It's always been a little mushy with too much pedal travel compared to my other airhead with the same Brembo disk. I pulled the...
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    Got home from work today and the silicone gaskets...

    Got home from work today and the silicone gaskets were in the mailbox. Put one on the leaking side and took a short ride. No leaks. Then I celebrated by going to see ZZ Top at the Majestic in San...
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    Hmmm. Didn't know there was an adhesive side....

    Hmmm. Didn't know there was an adhesive side. When I put it on first time only started the bike and then shut it down. Just wanted to pump some oil into the valve cover so it didn't get warm at all....
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    Rode it to work (6 miles). Still dripping....

    Rode it to work (6 miles). Still dripping. Ordered set of silicone gaskets. Will see if that does the job. Thanks for everyones help.
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    Hey Mike, who sells the silicone gaskets?

    Hey Mike, who sells the silicone gaskets?
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    Just pulled the cover off and inspected head and...

    Just pulled the cover off and inspected head and valve cover surfaces. Looked good to me. Put it back together and went around the block and parked. Still about a tablespoon of oil that drips out....
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    Valve cover leak

    Just adjusted the valves on my 80 R100s. Gasket on one side had a slight tear on it so I bought a new one and installed. Surfaces are clean. Put new gasket on and now I have a pretty good leak after...
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    Just found answer to my question about separating...

    Just found answer to my question about separating the dash from the fairing in an old post. And now on to the repair. Wish me luck.
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    Thanks 69zeff65 and king. I removed it from the...

    Thanks 69zeff65 and king. I removed it from the bike and can ride without the fairing till I can get it repaired. Maybe I can get another question answered? I pulled the windscreen off and want to...
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    Well I did the super glue trick and that worked...

    Well I did the super glue trick and that worked ok, but she looks kinda like a pretty girl with a big old pimple on her face.
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    Fairing repair

    I have a damaged quarter fairing on my r100s due to a garage tipover. It peeled off a layer on the right side where it hit the cement. Does anyone have any experience in having one repaired? Maybe an...
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    Good point. Like I said, never needed to use the...

    Good point. Like I said, never needed to use the book for help, but it sure is a nice security blanket to have in the tankbag while out on the road. Hope everyone has a safe and happy thanksgiving.
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    OK, so bring the mind, but what about the...

    OK, so bring the mind, but what about the book?:dunno
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    Just Wondering

    Wasn't sure where to post this question, but since I usually go to the airhead forum first, I'll start here. I'm off tomorrow to visit the wife who is working in Shreveport and then on up to...
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    I've always used pressure on the shifter on the...

    I've always used pressure on the shifter on the R100. I'll do the fluid change since I don't know the service history on it and check the splines soon. While not as "robust" in the power department...
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    question about shifting

    I just got a really sweet deal on a 1974 R90/6 this week. After sorting out a few problems from sitting for too long I'm really getting to like this bike. I have a 1980 R100s that I've owned for a...
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    Hey Carl, I may try to ride up Sat. morning and...

    Hey Carl, I may try to ride up Sat. morning and have a cup of coffee with yall. If not, see you next Thurs. for the Alabama trip. Dion
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    Sticky: here is another try...

    here is another try...
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    Sticky: IMG_0119small

    IMG_0119small
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    Sticky: Well, that didn't work. I'll keep trying.

    Well, that didn't work. I'll keep trying.
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    Sticky: 80 R100S "Exclusive Sport"

    0119sAnybody else own one of these? I've been trying to find the decals for the fairing since I've owned it.
  23. Thread: Regular Gas

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    I've been running regular in my 1980 R100S for...

    I've been running regular in my 1980 R100S for the last 30k miles. When I first bought it I started with premium but tried the regular with no problems and have stayed with it. To my knowledge, there...
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    Here's my story. I lurk at work so lots of times...

    Here's my story. I lurk at work so lots of times I just pop on to see whats up. I spend about 60 to 70 hours at work (restaurant) so most of my computer time is here. Get a lot of information about...
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    Pretty close. New Braunfels area. I think you...

    Pretty close. New Braunfels area. I think you would like the Aeroflow. Ditto on throttlemeister. Really nice on long stretch of road. If you ride over this way sometime, you're welcome to pop the...
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