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  Topic: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Jim

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:01 am   Subject: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Grunter said: "Be aware that BMW used two types of pumps. One was fitted to K bikes pre 1989 whilst the other was always used with the K1100 bikes. There are two differences, the new one (the cor ...
  Topic: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Jim

Replies: 16
Views: 164

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:13 am   Subject: Fuel taknk venting
Isaac - my last link didn't take for some reason.

For info on gas tanks and venting, search for "accumulator" Not sure why I couldn't create a link to the search results. You'll get lots ...
  Topic: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Jim

Replies: 16
Views: 164

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:07 pm   Subject: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Hey Isaac - welcome to the forum!

There are a number used / new parts places. If you're buying a lot of parts - check Motorworks - they're often cheaper than US dealers - and shipping is fast.

h ...
  Topic: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 139

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:04 pm   Subject: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again
You wouldn't believe the number of invitations my social secretary turns down...
  Topic: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 139

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:25 pm   Subject: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again
The parts guy at Max tells me they can tell when a specific part will be made again - at some point. They can try to order the part, and if the fake order goes through, that part will, at some point i ...
  Topic: K1100RS rear master
Jim

Replies: 10
Views: 594

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:43 pm   Subject: K1100RS rear master
Bob - if you have to buy a new cylinder (and you might), be sure to check prices at Motorworks. that much, and Motorworks ships pretty fast. I've bought a lot of stuff from them.
  Topic: K1100LT Top Box lost on road in Kingston, NY
Jim

Replies: 2
Views: 295

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:05 am   Subject: K1100LT Top Box lost on road in Kingston, NY
Thanks, Shawn.

Link doesn't work.

This is a good reminder we need to have our info securely attached to the inside of our bags, and also on the bottom. Something I've been meaning to do...

Ma ...
  Topic: Spark Plug Wire Caps
Jim

Replies: 11
Views: 451

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:32 pm   Subject: Spark Plug Wire Caps
Bob - yeah - those caps are a pain!

If you still have the original wires, they're now 25 years old - couldn't hurt to replace them.
  Topic: Rain proofing ?????
Jim

Replies: 13
Views: 715

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:19 pm   Subject: Rain proofing ?????
Ernie - I bought a couple different nano water repellent products - tried them both on my worn out Cycle Shell - they work!

Next - shoes and boots.
  Topic: (SOLD) K1100LT Embroidered Leather Jacket
Jim

Replies: 2
Views: 421

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:15 pm   Subject: (SOLD) K1100LT Embroidered Leather Jacket
Scott - you're way to skinny for that - it's my size!!!
  Topic: Parts available ?
Jim

Replies: 8
Views: 395

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:44 pm   Subject: Parts available ?
Hi Steve,

Welcome back! Not sure how much we can do with your user name - I'll check.

The parts fiche at Max still shows the K11 LT and RS. Some parts are no longer available, but many still are ...
  Topic: *WTB* K1100RS Tool Kit
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 366

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:01 am   Subject: *WTB* K1100RS Tool Kit
Mike - can't imagine the RS tool kit is any or much different than the LT kit.

I would say keep an eye out at moa.org - but the last time I looked, the marketplace was down.

Sugarhill got a ver ...
  Topic: Just one more thing
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 421

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:58 pm   Subject: Just one more thing
The one place - actually 2 places this is critical is the fork oil fill caps. Be careful with those!

Just as you reach the right torque, or a split second after, the threads will strip. Fortunately ...
  Topic: Gear oil
Jim

Replies: 11
Views: 626

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:59 pm   Subject: Gear oil
Sure is. Any good grade synth is fine in the trans and rear. It will help you find any leaks...

I usually use a Castrol synthetic blend for the engine. My K doesn't like pure synthetic.

K engine ...
  Topic: Fairing side boxes
Jim

Replies: 5
Views: 479

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:16 pm   Subject: Fairing side boxes
Welcome to the forum!

After you unlock stick your fingers in the recess at the lower edge of the lid and lift to unlatch (if it's like the later models).

Not sure about the seat lock - I think i ...
  Topic: K1100RS Tank Cover
Jim

Replies: 5
Views: 431

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:36 am   Subject: K1100RS Tank Cover
If you add a signature with the model and year of your bike, you won't have to include that information every time you have a question - makes it easier for us to help you.

Yes - it is the same tan ...
  Topic: K1100RS Tank Cover
Jim

Replies: 5
Views: 431

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: K1100RS Tank Cover
Bagster used to make them. Keep an eye on Craig's List and eBay.

There are a couple on ebay now:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-K1100-LT-1994-Top-Sellerie-fuel-Petrol-Gas-Tank-Cover-Black-Classic- ...
  Topic: Rain proofing ?????
Jim

Replies: 13
Views: 715

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 pm   Subject: Rain proofing ?????
That review was written July 25 2013 - a lot can happen in 5 years...
  Topic: Windshield replacement
Jim

Replies: 10
Views: 649

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:50 am   Subject: Windshield replacement
I have V Streams on both K bikes. Much better than OEM.

They were giving K11 members a discount at one time.
  Topic: Rain proofing ?????
Jim

Replies: 13
Views: 715

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:55 pm   Subject: Rain proofing ?????
Almost bought some the other day - will order soon. I want to try it on boots and shoes. Actually, I'd like to try it on a jacket, but I get the feeling the stuff is not skin friendly... might react w ...
 
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