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  1. Thanks Jim. My Clymer manual said to take the...

    Thanks Jim. My Clymer manual said to take the brace off when removing the forks but I can't see why. Worse case I'll take it off if they bind up sliding out. Luckily I have a single brake which I...
  2. Fork removal brace above fender 85 R80

    Do I remove this or will the forks come out as a unit? Thanks
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    I wish I knew who made these replacements. I...

    I wish I knew who made these replacements. I bought it in Germany. Its on my RT.
    http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z96/lichtenau/sidestand_zpsab42e27a.jpg
  4. Where to get heat sink paste for mounting ignition unit?

    Its been on there for nearly 30 years. I was thinking of rermoving cleaning area and remounting> OR.......since it works,don't touch it?
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    The little 1/4 wrench on a screwdriver bit was...

    The little 1/4 wrench on a screwdriver bit was how I got them out. Also shown is a flexible driver I put on the end of a bit type screwdriver.which made all the screw removals easier. ...
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    Its funny, In Virginia Beach I replaced the hex...

    Its funny, In Virginia Beach I replaced the hex bolts with alan head screws. Then I took the R100RT to Germany. I had it serviced while there and the dealer put back in the hex head bolts. They...
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    Heres where I put the screw in 28 years ago. ...

    Heres where I put the screw in 28 years ago.

    http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z96/lichtenau/gascap_zps9007a2a4.jpg
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    I wish I could find another one like this I could...

    I wish I could find another one like this I could deploy while on the bike.
    http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z96/lichtenau/sidestand2_zps5bf04511.jpg
  9. Where do you get this paste? Is there a USA...

    Where do you get this paste? Is there a USA parts store that has an equiv?
  10. Standard BMW airheads are nice to plod along on a...

    Standard BMW airheads are nice to plod along on a sunny afternoon on a country road, but I never ever got a rush out of one like I did riding my 75 Commando or 78 Triumph Bonnieville. Nice picture, ...
  11. Do you have the original manual? The wiring...

    Do you have the original manual? The wiring chart for mine has the R80 on one side and RT on the other. You could do a comparison and see where the gages plug in.
  12. I'm glad that Bing is around although they are a...

    I'm glad that Bing is around although they are a little more expensive. I understand many BMW dealers don't work on airheads anymore. If thats true, just try going in and asking them to rebuild a...
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    Depending on how long the water was in there you...

    Depending on how long the water was in there you might have ruined the bearings. I had the same problem and flushed it like you did. Not too long after I could hear a rumbling sound from the...
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    Have you checked how tight the spark plug wires...

    Have you checked how tight the spark plug wires are at the coils?
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    I have 11 rib from BMW on my 95RT

    I have 11 rib from BMW on my 95RT
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    I have 11 rib on my 85 R80 and 95 R100RT. You...

    I have 11 rib on my 85 R80 and 95 R100RT. You might want to try using black wire ties instead of stainless hose clamps when installing them. It looks better. The ones on my 85 have been there...
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    Thats what I settled on. Valvoline VR1 20W50...

    Thats what I settled on. Valvoline VR1 20W50 Exceeds SG CD. My RT manual says 20W50 SE SF SG CC CD.
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    I'd avoid wd40 and other oils as they might...

    I'd avoid wd40 and other oils as they might attack the rubber. How about armorall protectant. Its very slippery on rubber and plastic.
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    Thats what my dealer sent.

    Thats what my dealer sent.
  20. Thread: Fork oil

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    Your results might vary but years ago I put the...

    Your results might vary but years ago I put the Aero Shell in my R80 and my seals leaked shortly after, requiring replacement. Buy some BMW 7.5 from your favorite dealer. It works.
  21. Difference between a 13mm and 14mm Brake master cylinder?

    My single disk 1985 R80 came with a 14mm master cylinder. I ordered a spare brake assembly including lever housing and now see that its a 13mm. I think I can use it as its a whole assembly. I'm...
  22. Excuse the smashed yellow bug on right side...

    Excuse the smashed yellow bug on right side photo. Both pics from front.
    http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z96/lichtenau/Brkline2_zpsb906a2ca.jpg...
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    Brake Master cyl leak 85 R80

    The master cylinder has been on there for nearly 30 years. I changed the fluid several weeks earlier before I noticed the drip. I washed it to make sure and the leak returned so it wasn't spilled...
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    Not familiar with it. I think the Goo stuff is...

    Not familiar with it. I think the Goo stuff is good as it gives you about 5 minutes set up time to adjust the seating and get the clamps on, is readilly available and as I said the clean up with...
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    Are you replacing the strip gasket between the...

    Are you replacing the strip gasket between the inner and outer fairing? You need to glue the strip to the edge of the inner fairing. I just did this. There is a product called automotive goop i...
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