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Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,218
Posted By 100RT
I lube my splines. 1981 R100RT with 166K. ...

I lube my splines. 1981 R100RT with 166K.
Improved parts:
http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-6/3318304.html

Speedometer Cable Boot, Improved Version Clutch / Transmission 6113170 | BMW...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By 100RT
You forgot the $350. :D

You forgot the $350. :D
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By 100RT
The 81 snowflakes were defective on the R100RT's....

The 81 snowflakes were defective on the R100RT's. Mine was replaced.
Fork clunk, I have tried unsuccessfully to eliminate the clunk over several years and several "service bulletin" upgrades. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By 100RT
I agree the mufflers look like they are on the...

I agree the mufflers look like they are on the wrong side and they resemble Mac's. Whats the mileage, keep an eye on the exhaust valve clearance. Did you get the seat fairing also with the stock...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By 100RT
Where are the hoses from?

Where are the hoses from?
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By 100RT
I just put a set of Michelin Pilot Actives on my...

I just put a set of Michelin Pilot Actives on my 81 R100RT. 3.25 and 4.00
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By 100RT
What condition are the valve guides ,valves and...

What condition are the valve guides ,valves and seats? No sense sending them out unless the rest are ok. Or have them reworked and repaired at the same time.
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By 100RT
Your dip stick is a temp gauge right? Thats what...

Your dip stick is a temp gauge right? Thats what I have. My oil cooler itself is never hot to touch unless the bike is standing still for a long time, which never happens unless I'm synching the...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By 100RT
Does your unit have a thermostat? My 81 RT...

Does your unit have a thermostat? My 81 RT rarely gets warm. Perhaps mine is not working but the sump temp is usually around 225 F.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By 100RT
It appears that you do need the S150 key for that...

It appears that you do need the S150 key for that latch due to the shape of the hole. I just installed a new set of latches that had the S150 on the latch but the key was a flat SN7. They were...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 100RT
There is a service bulletin from 1982 stating the...

There is a service bulletin from 1982 stating the valve stem nut must be screwed up to the dust cap and not touch the rim.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By 100RT
Wheel Recall. I can send a copy if...

Wheel Recall. I can send a copy if needed,....... I think!
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By 100RT
The wheel recall is still in effect as far as I...

The wheel recall is still in effect as far as I know (while supplies last)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 100RT
You can also try BMWSPORTTOURING.COM for a second...

You can also try BMWSPORTTOURING.COM for a second opinion. Look in the "oilheads" section of the forum.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,264
Posted By 100RT
Thanks Bum! Over the years you have helped me on...

Thanks Bum! Over the years you have helped me on numerous occasions and it was always appreciated. And, you have always done so with class!
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By 100RT
Krauser/Sudhaus latches

For the record, just because a flat type latch has S150 marked on it in a couple of places, doesnt necessarily mean that is the key number needed.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By 100RT
I have seen the screw in type used on the dash of...

I have seen the screw in type used on the dash of an RT.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,206
Posted By 100RT
The long travel designed into the airhead forks...

The long travel designed into the airhead forks was due to the poor road conditions in most of Europe (autobahn not included)
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 100RT
$45. for one key! Thats amazing.

$45. for one key! Thats amazing.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 100RT
Krauser/BMW luggage keys

Whats the going rate these days for the S150 Keys for Sudhaus locks. I believe they are now unobtainium.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,248
Posted By 100RT
What's the problem boys? ...

What's the problem boys?
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr200/pdstefan/ScooterMan_1_zps6327dec9.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By 100RT
The parts fiche shows them to be the same number.

The parts fiche shows them to be the same number.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By 100RT
A locksmith should be able to rekey the tumbler...

A locksmith should be able to rekey the tumbler or replace it. Here are tons of Krauser parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,248
Posted By 100RT
Well since the attendance was 8000 PLUS, I guess...

Well since the attendance was 8000 PLUS, I guess people thought otherwise. Even George Thorogood showed up. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,764
Posted By 100RT
Is he referring to the gasket or the seal?

Is he referring to the gasket or the seal?
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,500
Posted By 100RT
I had a wire go bad on my 81 R100RT. I cut the...

I had a wire go bad on my 81 R100RT. I cut the rubber head open and found the resistor burned out. I carefully cut off the heads and screwed on a pair of NGK LBO5F caps and all has been well for...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
UMM, read it again. Been there done all of that...

UMM, read it again. Been there done all of that twice! Heavy off set rim. sounds odd and I agree!
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
Here's the rest of the story... rims stripped...

Here's the rest of the story... rims stripped down and put on the balancer and...POW! bare dual disc snowflake 2.5 oz out of balance.

Another new IRC tube (which feels thick)
assembled...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,832
Posted By 100RT
I push the bike up then put it on the center...

I push the bike up then put it on the center stand. Getting it off the C-stand scares the crap out of me.
I read that if you extend the ramp to 3 1/2' it goes on much easier I also thought of...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
I have the type of balancer with the rod that...

I have the type of balancer with the rod that runs thru the rim bearings then horizontal on a couple of rollers.
I removed the top hat spacers first. The tire has no paint spot. I think its due to...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
Finally got the Michelin Pilot Active mounted on...

Finally got the Michelin Pilot Active mounted on the front snowflake(with tube) and it looks like it's going to take just under 3 oz of weight to balance it..DAM!
That will be a pretty sight!
The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By 100RT
I turned the ignition on for 10 minutes and used...

I turned the ignition on for 10 minutes and used the turn signals several times, Running lights on and the metal case never got more then very slightly warm.
03 1150RT

Not sure how long it takes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By 100RT
It's been several weeks since I emailed and then...

It's been several weeks since I emailed and then called and left a message to Kisan. I never got a reply. My SM-5 can not be reset to a longer turn signal interval. I will see if it is hot and...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By 100RT
Put it in gear and slowly let the clutch out and...

Put it in gear and slowly let the clutch out and see if the idle drops back down and stays there then pull the clutch back in and see what happens. Could be sticking advance weights in the unit.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
I would like to see that zip tie technique used...

I would like to see that zip tie technique used on a snowflake with a tube. I have the reusable zips but didnt have luck with them either. I have a bead breaker, a balancer and some tools but no...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
Thats the tire iron I have the motion pro. Had...

Thats the tire iron I have the motion pro. Had some air in the tube and still pinched it. What's the trick to getting the valve stem in the rim hole, especially the rear tire?

Going for a ride...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,590
Posted By 100RT
Tire tools

It's time to mount new tires on the 81 RT, I dont have any fancy mounting equipment so I really hate this job. It seems that 9 times out of ten I will pinch the tube and have to patch and start...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By 100RT
Can you show a picture of the brass barrel end. ...

Can you show a picture of the brass barrel end. Somewhere I read that they were not shaped right and cause breaking. Should be round not squared so it can rotate.
Just found this:
Snowbum "BMW...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,458
Posted By 100RT
I wouldnt use the shorting method with your...

I wouldnt use the shorting method with your electronic ignition. Bad things can happen.
I also use the "just off idle" for adjusting the cables.
Perhaps your manometer needs some restriction in...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By 100RT
How many miles are on the bike and do you have...

How many miles are on the bike and do you have any service records for it? Sounds like your on the right track. I find it amusing the different opinions on "how to".
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