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  Topic: Leaky rims
superchicken

Replies: 6
Views: 4046

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:20 pm   Subject: leaking rims
The rims on my RS are pitted from 20+ years of riding. I have found that Slime can be put on the outside of the tire and the seal works! Used to be the air would ooze out. However this year the tires ...
  Topic: free E book
superchicken

Replies: 0
Views: 2171

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 9:14 am   Subject: free E book
Panic on what to get that favorite friend who rides with you? Or wanting to have something to read while the winter keeps you inside?

Then "Have I got a deal for YOU!"

I purchased t ...
  Topic: 100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
superchicken

Replies: 0
Views: 1403

PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 5:13 pm   Subject: 100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
I have written a book that you can find on www.smashwords.com It's a tale or a time line from purchase in July of 2007 of a 1995 K 1100RS. At the time of purchase it had only 22,600 miles. By July of ...
  Topic: exhaust crack
superchicken

Replies: 18
Views: 6225

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:39 pm   Subject: exhaust pipe cracked
Is the exhaust repaired? I have an extra pipe from a 93 k1100LT waiting
  Topic: brake lines
superchicken

Replies: 6
Views: 2611

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:27 pm   Subject: brake lines
Some times I think these bikes have the same problems through out the bmw K1100 kingdom! My brakes acted up or the flexbile brake line wore out this past weekend.
I come to this web site first and th ...
  Topic: Alternative fuel injectors.
superchicken

Replies: 5
Views: 1965

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:12 am   Subject: fuel injectors
replaced the original with injectors for the Ford 300 6 banger. ibmwr.org had the replacement numbers. headed to the local napa dealer with the original and purchased all 4.
2 of the things were mi ...
  Topic: Where/how to mount a CB antenna--K11LT
superchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 1943

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:13 pm   Subject: cb antenna
Still interested in CB communications? I have mounted large antennas on 2 bikes. mainly for amatuer radio equipment.
Can be done. Noise from engine is nil. SSB that was.

Did do some vibration pr ...
  Topic: k1100 swing arm
superchicken

Replies: 0
Views: 999

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:50 am   Subject: k1100 swing arm
I had pulled the everything back to do that engine spline. This was 2 years ago and found damage to the threads for the inner Allen bolt that holds the Final Drive.
However did manage to get it back ...
  Topic: Source for K1100 brake bobbins?
superchicken

Replies: 12
Views: 4853

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:35 am   Subject: k1100 Bobbins
I am forturnate enough to have a perfectionist who is also a machinist! he did all the bobbins last year. Used aluminum.
I think the originals are plastic?
  Topic: paralever bearing
superchicken

Replies: 10
Views: 3725

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:20 am   Subject: paralever bushings
Yep, I replaced the bearings with the brass bushings. Works great! I had purchased a bearing set the cages around the bearings seemed frail. Better idea.

That was last spring or over 25,000 miles ...
  Topic: Running Hot
superchicken

Replies: 27
Views: 11013

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:50 pm   Subject: fan tastic...
A week ago on a trip to Alabama the coolant guage and the sensor for the water pump both went red! Found a gas station on the edge of nashville and hydrated myself while letting the black RS cool off. ...
  Topic: k1100 starter
superchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 1784

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:57 am   Subject: k1100 starter
Thursday evening I tried bump starting the K bike. However it didn't start. Checked web site information on this web site I think. Have to hit the starter button as that also starts the fuel pump, whe ...
  Topic: k1100 starter
superchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 1784

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:21 am   Subject: k1100 starter
I had seen a post on the IBMWR web in regard to the 85 K's and the use of Risoline or some thinning agent to clean up the gum.
Also the person said its from short rides in winter.. which I do.

t ...
  Topic: k1100 starter
superchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 1784

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:47 am   Subject: k1100 starter
this morning I pulled the faithfull 95 out of the garage. Hit the starter button... starter motor was turning, no engaging of the sprag clutch.
Figure tonight I remove the starter motor and see if t ...
  Topic: coolant plus
superchicken

Replies: 0
Views: 964

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:05 pm   Subject: coolant plus
Great to be back home.. rode the RS over 10,000 miles in 5 weeks...However the radiator fan died somwhere in Tennessee on friday the 7th of August... then a terrible collision between semi trucks drop ...
  Topic: pivot pins / mobil oil
superchicken

Replies: 1
Views: 2165

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 4:53 pm   Subject: pivot pins / mobil oil
I am planning on riding around the nation this coming month. Did the major spline check in April and had to replace one needle bearing race on the inside Final Drive pivot.
However June 15th I notic ...
  Topic: Rattle sound near clutch
superchicken

Replies: 1
Views: 1229

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon May 04, 2009 9:57 pm   Subject: rattle K
Yep.. did you pull the alternator? That's the noise right? I had that problem last month due to removing the tranny to check the spline and relube... then the bike rattled at start and stop... Sooo p ...
  Topic: starter 101
superchicken

Replies: 4
Views: 1743

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:26 pm   Subject: starter 101
To complete this message.

I removed the starter and checked it by running it off the battery. Works. Took another 2 evenings to get the bike back together.
Fired right off!

Thanks for all the ...
  Topic: starter 101
superchicken

Replies: 4
Views: 1743

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:43 am   Subject: starter 101
Scott,
Thanks for the schemetic! Cool!
There is this label on the starter. its at one end of the round barrel part.
When taking the starter apart I can switch the barrel part...
Meaning it will ...
  Topic: starter 101
superchicken

Replies: 4
Views: 1743

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:07 am   Subject: starter 101
Howdy
I need a refresher course on rebuilding the starter motor. I had taken it apart while waiting for the exhaust pipe from Rydor.
However in my haste of taking it apart... Does the label on the ...
 
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