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  Topic: Gear Oil leaks when bike is on center stand.

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:38 am   Subject: Gear Oil leaks when bike is on center stand.
I tend to agree with Duck, probably the push-rod boot, however........
You might want to check the transmission oil fill level, make sure that it isn't overfilled, then leaking out of the top side ve ...
  Topic: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?

Replies: 10
Views: 753

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:28 pm   Subject: New to me '97 K11LT, but what is it?
In the model years prior to '97, when you purchased an LT you got everything on it.....there was only 1 version.

Since '97 was to be the last production year sold in the US market, BMW started sell ...
  Topic: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas

Replies: 24
Views: 1898

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: Urgent front fork help, far West Texas
Ok great words of advice thanks all!

Are there any special tools required to rebuild, I.E could any general motorcycle shop rebuild them if I turned up with the seals in hand as I can get them off ...
  Topic: Sidestand do's and dont's?

Replies: 8
Views: 925

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:06 pm   Subject: Sidestand do's and dont's?
Keep an eye on the side stand pivot bushing and lubrication.
If the lubrication hasn't been good over the years, the bushing insert will wear and cause more "lean" angle to the side stand. ...
  Topic: Bike Has No Electrical power

Replies: 3
Views: 528

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:57 am   Subject: Bike Has No Electrical power
Good to hear you have it sorted...
Now you know what to ask Santa for......

Merry Christmas.
  Topic: Bike Has No Electrical power

Replies: 3
Views: 528

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:47 pm   Subject: Bike Has No Electrical power
Sounds like you have a bad connection that won't pass a high current load.

Double check the main power connections both at the battery and the grounds on the engine that they are clean and tight.
  Topic: K1100RS handling - problem???

Replies: 6
Views: 857

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:08 am   Subject: K1100RS handling - problem???
Hey Bob, Welcome...

As far as the wandering, there are a few factors at play here.

1. the head stock bearings. Does the steering feel smooth when moved side to side. Sometimes this can feel &quo ...
  Topic: 1995 K1100RS ABS question

Replies: 3
Views: 644

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:00 am   Subject: 1995 K1100RS ABS question
As this switch in not used very often if at all for some, chances are pretty good that the internal grease is dirty and dried up.

You could try some spray contact cleaner and work the switch, but m ...
  Topic: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more

Replies: 25
Views: 2609

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:55 pm   Subject: HELP; high mile K1100LT terrible fuel mileage and more
and i also grabbed 11x of the small rubber grommets that seal around the camshaft cover bolts as the old ones had gasket maker all over them and not the prettiest. (thanks ebay, $3.45 each)

I hope ...
  Topic: Valve adjustment - seeking reassurance

Replies: 2
Views: 603

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:46 am   Subject: Valve adjustment - seeking reassurance
Sounds like it should work. What ever means you need to prevent the tension spring assy from pressing upward on the chain.
  Topic: Flickr sold to Smugmug

Replies: 3
Views: 477

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:55 am   Subject: Flickr sold to Smugmug
As anticipated.... Flickr update, they will now be limiting the free accounts to only 1000 images/videos..
  Topic: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again

Replies: 4
Views: 320

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:45 pm   Subject: FYI: RS front turn lenses now available from dealers again
Don't suppose they are sourcing them from Burnetbulldog???

  Topic: Bridgestone Rebate Visa Debit Cards expire 12/18

Replies: 2
Views: 204

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:21 pm   Subject: Bridgestone Rebate Visa Debit Cards expire 12/18
You must have got yours in May/June?

I got mine in Oct and it's good till 4/19

So basically they are good for 6 months......
  Topic: k1100lt stalling.

Replies: 1
Views: 643

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:58 am   Subject: k1100lt stalling.
When was the last time the fuel filter was changed.
I'd start there.
Then check the 4pin connection under the right/rear of the fuel tank.
  Topic: Poor running at speed

Replies: 6
Views: 1158

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:45 pm   Subject: Poor running at speed
The hall sensor fault is not uncommon with ignition on and engine off.
You should try and clear the other one out.
As far as it running smoothly, when was the fuel filter changed last.

Some good ...
  Topic: K1100RS rear master

Replies: 10
Views: 1625

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:36 pm   Subject: K1100RS rear master
Beemer Boneyard sells a rebuild kit.

Not anymore...

Complete MC assemblies are also sold out and not available.

Here's the reason:

  Topic: New Member - Just saying Hi

Replies: 5
Views: 452

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:26 pm   Subject: New Member - Just saying Hi

Check all of the rubber bits... Fuel lines, vacuum hoses, brake lines... etc.. you get the idea.

The newest K bikes are going on 20 years old now so any of that stuff that is still ori ...
  Topic: Fuel system

Replies: 2
Views: 794

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:54 pm   Subject: Fuel system
I also experienced an intermittent fuel pump issue years ago.
Checked the kill switch, not it.
Checked the side-stand switch, not it.(also with vac tubing on tang)
Checked the fuel pump relay, not ...
  Topic: K1100LT Top Box lost on road in Kingston, NY

Replies: 2
Views: 397

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:43 am   Subject: K1100LT Top Box lost on road in Kingston, NY
Edited to post to fix the FB link.

I'll post on the other site.....

If the original owner is a no show, I'd be interested in it... it would go with my '97 LT like a glove.
  Topic: tires....

Replies: 1
Views: 244

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:28 pm   Subject: tires....
So, it's time for new rubber on both bikes.
I want to stay with radials.
I'd prefer the stock size for the rear if possible.(ATM I have a 140 on the '97 and a 150 on the '95)

I found 1... radial ...
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