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  Topic: K1100 front brake rotor replacements
Jim

Replies: 1
Views: 181

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:45 am   Subject: K1100 front brake rotor replacements
Good to know - thanks!

https://www.james-sherlock.co.uk/index.php
  Topic: Interesting video about oil filters
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 412

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:50 pm   Subject: Interesting video about oil filters
Thanks, John. Interesting.

Of course, I wouldn't use any of those on the bikes - especially the R - that one has the long, thin, folding filter...

Wonder how Mahle and Baldwin compare...
  Topic: 1997 K1100LT in California - 1800, all offers considered.
Jim

Replies: 2
Views: 173

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:09 am   Subject: 1997 K1100LT in California - 1800, all offers considered.
Try this link: (I think it's the right one)

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/d/port-hueneme-1997-bmw-k1100lt/6786962741.html
  Topic: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?
Jim

Replies: 10
Views: 753

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:07 am   Subject: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?
Jim:

Some LTs came with silver forks? I thought that was just some of the black/silver RS bikes.

Drake - as far as I know, the 97's came with polished metal forks. I think mine is all original ...
  Topic: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?
Jim

Replies: 10
Views: 753

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:11 pm   Subject: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?
SE has Special Edition printed either on the speedometer or odometer - can't look right now.

Also polished metal forks with clear coat - but not sure if that's an SE thing or a Highline thing.
  Topic: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas
Jim

Replies: 24
Views: 1898

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:59 pm   Subject: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas
The other vulnerable part is the the spring retainer #31 42 2 312 064 (cap at the very top). They will strip out a nano second after the torque wrench clicks. Luckily, the entire top cap / spring reta ...
  Topic: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas
Jim

Replies: 24
Views: 1898

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:29 am   Subject: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas
"My concern is now most of the damping is being done by the right hand side and if that fails"

If I remember... left side is compression, right side is rebound.

Fork seals are readily ...
  Topic: Front fender extender
Jim

Replies: 4
Views: 575

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:57 pm   Subject: Front fender extender
Last one I got for the LT came from Motorworks - or someplace in the UK... can't find it right now. Don't have time to check it with the fiche - according to Boneyard the extender fits the LT and the ...
  Topic: Sidestand do's and dont's?
Jim

Replies: 8
Views: 925

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: Sidestand do's and dont's?
Hey Isaac - I probably wouldn't leave the bike on the side stand for months, but it's fine for stops, overnights, even days at a time.

Yes, oil will run back in, but it burns off pretty quickly - ...
  Topic: The end of Rolling Thunder
Jim

Replies: 3
Views: 343

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:46 pm   Subject: The end of Rolling Thunder
I know others might feel differently about this event, but I, for one, am happy to hear the end of the thunder. Having listened to motorcycles with straight pipes rumbling back and forth 24 hours a da ...
  Topic: New member on the far side of the pond
Jim

Replies: 3
Views: 362

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:38 pm   Subject: New member on the far side of the pond
But the R is faster, isn't it?

Hey Bob- WELCOME!

I had a '93 K-RS that I sold in a moment of madness.

Now I have settled for a '92 that is almost as fast. Laughing

John
  Topic: What could go wrong here?
Jim

Replies: 1
Views: 195

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:30 pm   Subject: What could go wrong here?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARb1eGT06Hw&feature=player_embedded_uturn

I guess nothing can go wrong here... the HP4

https://www.facebook.com/BMWMotorrad/videos/10155258663363467/

https ...
  Topic: BMW parts house
Jim

Replies: 1
Views: 333

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:56 pm   Subject: BMW parts house
Beemer Boneyard (973) 775-3495

https://www.beemerboneyard.com/
  Topic: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
Jim

Replies: 25
Views: 2609

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: 25
Views: 2609

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: 25
Views: 2609

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: 320

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: 320

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: 1625

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: 397

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 ...
 
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