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    Registered User dieselyoda's Avatar
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    R1100RT Throttle Body Knock

    When I found this, while looking for another problem, I was blown away. Originally I had thought I was looking at the expensive and time consuming complaints of cam chain tensioners or guides when I first noticed the knocking sound from my bike. I was absolutely certain that I was going into an engine rebuild along with my imminent tranny tear down.

    What I found was this (video quality isn't great, but listen): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghF9n...ature=youtu.be

    Something so simple, easy to repair and best of all, not a lot of money, $230.00 for both throttle bodies, full kits, OE Bing.

    And it proves my point, keep it simple. When I start taking my own advice, I will quit drinking beer.

    Yeah, that's not going to happen.
    1997 R1100RT (Restored Basket Case) , 1981 KZ 440 LTD (Restored Basket Case)
    1986 K75S(the beutch), 1993 K1100RS (blown engine), 1997 Chev Short Box (4x4 with an LT1)
    "You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."

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    So what was making the noise? Did one of your butterfly shafts come loose in the bearing?
    Current Rides;
    1999 R1100S
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    the shaft & bushing wear out.

    MUCH less expensive from Dan Cata, over at advrider. I purchased 2 kits from Dan, for less than one Bing kit. Just sayin'.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630335
    Ride Safe, Ride Lots

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    KM on TB's

    Or, KM's on bike if I might ask?

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    Anton's page on this subject can be helpful: http://www.largiader.com/tech/tb/
    David Brick
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    2007 R1200R

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    Dan has sold lots of kits for $60 a side.
    Lots of happy customers.
    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630335
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    It's all about the details.

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