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  1. I like the looks of the heat shield but can't be...

    I like the looks of the heat shield but can't be bothered with the rattles. Mine is standing in the garage.

    I have had to redo several jobs before because I'm a bad mechanic that enjoys...
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    To be honest, a compression check scares me but I...

    To be honest, a compression check scares me but I guess before I replace every part on this bike, I should do it. I find it pretty easy to work on and enjoy wrenching and learning. I ordered some...
  3. My next bike could easily be a Norge. I've heard...

    My next bike could easily be a Norge. I've heard good thing about them and the owners seem loyal.

    If I ran across a well cared for SP I wouldn't throw it out.
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    Glad yours was so easy to fix. I've been battling...

    Glad yours was so easy to fix. I've been battling poor mileage on mine since I got it. Normally around 35 mpg but on highways with moderate speed, I can get 39 or so.
    Replaced temp sensor - to get...
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    Thanks, I'll get the part ordered. Just needed to...

    Thanks, I'll get the part ordered. Just needed to know if I needed wheel bearings too.
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    Missing Spacer on Front Axle- 88 k100

    OK its been awhile since I did anything stupid and talked about it on a forum. I replaced my front tire for the first time back in January. Since then I have been losing air in the front slowly and I...
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    Don't have to take the intake out again- thank...

    Don't have to take the intake out again- thank God but you may have to remove the airbox. You can slide the top part between the frame and the intake plenum.
    Course you have to take the right side...
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    This it? Working on my intake this morning.

    This it? Working on my intake this morning.

    <a href="http://s1089.photobucket.com/albums/i342/jpevehouse/?action=view&amp;current=CAM00031.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
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    Did my intake and of course did not use a sealer-...

    Did my intake and of course did not use a sealer- missed that in the german language notes I was using. Have some Three Bond Liquid Gasket 1194 on my shelf now and am waiting for a slow weekend to...
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    Coming back, some ports are busier than others....

    Coming back, some ports are busier than others. Laredo is usually bad - time wise. Brownsville so so. El Paso can be really bad. The smaller ports can be quick but some like Presidio and Del Rio are...
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    A lot of people really love their PC's. I have a...

    A lot of people really love their PC's. I have a friend with two and his previous bike was a BMW. He also has a Honda CX so he may just have a thing for Honda's. He's taken them on some long runs...
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    Replace the plug- both sides. A demon lives in...

    Replace the plug- both sides. A demon lives in there. Mine would start on side stand them die when I moved it upright. Plug was fuzed together from heat, with burn marks on it. I had to jack with...
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    I miss the flat lands of the panhandle - my wife...

    I miss the flat lands of the panhandle - my wife is from Plainview and I'm from the Lubbock area. I can remember when Lubbock had a BMW dealer and I met a guy once who said he ran a BMW shop in...
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    Used more lube than I thought I would ever need....

    Used more lube than I thought I would ever need. Had to fill it about four times before that one side set with a loud pop. But its on the bike and the drama is over - till I start on the back tire...
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    Thanks guys. My wheel was not clean but is now. I...

    Thanks guys. My wheel was not clean but is now. I aired both times with the valve stem insert out. Never had this trouble before.

    I'll run by the tire shop tomorrow and see if they can sell me...
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    Help on Tire Mounting- 88 K100lt

    I've mounted my own tires in the 80's and since I've gotten back into biking, I've mounted a few but this new tire has me baffled. The ring that alines outside the rim is giving me heck. The same...
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    We live in a small town. USPS does not deliver....

    We live in a small town. USPS does not deliver. They put it in boxes at the PO and you go pick it up. If you have a package, they may put it in a temporary (bigger) box for you and put the key in...
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    Just switched my BMW wet battery for a 680. Fired...

    Just switched my BMW wet battery for a 680. Fired up nice. Seemed to have popped the fuse on my battery tender jr. when I put it on because I kept getting a flashing red light during charging. Once I...
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    Thats what I used on my PC680- the battery is a...

    Thats what I used on my PC680- the battery is a little shorter and adding a bit of firm foam helps .
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    I've never been fond of the lunchbox sized 22L...

    I've never been fond of the lunchbox sized 22L case. I had planned to upgrade when I purchased the bike. It has grown on me some, partly because the PO installed a nice set of LED running lights and...
  21. My Suzuki GS had really nice red gauges and a red...

    My Suzuki GS had really nice red gauges and a red LED gear indicator. I believe it was 6 speed. I really liked the red compared to my friends green, (kawasaki) yellow, (Yamaha) and blue (Honda)
    It...
  22. Red does look really cool (from my Suzuki days) ...

    Red does look really cool (from my Suzuki days)

    The LED green isn't bad thou.

    It's easier to just get the set up and detailed instructions from kbike parts.

    http://www.kbikeparts.com/
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    I used Overseas in Austin. Quick turn around. He...

    I used Overseas in Austin. Quick turn around. He may have some spare housings. He responds to his email if you have questions.

    http://www.speedometer.com/bmw.html
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    I tried a Shinko TourMaster back tire after...

    I tried a Shinko TourMaster back tire after having to pull off a nearly new Avon Roadrider due to cracking. Seems to wear well, good handling, never rains in Texas so no clue to wet surfaces, holds...
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    Got a clean used one from Beemer boneyard or...

    Got a clean used one from Beemer boneyard or k-bike parts, I can't remember which. With the bottom plate already goofed up on my old unit, I bet the PO had issues in this area.

    Thanks for the...
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