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  Topic: Exhaust Manifold Nuts

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Campfire   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 8:59 am   Subject: Replacement nuts
M8 S304 stainless steel Glenlock nuts. With thick stainless washers.
  Topic: Windshield spoiler needed. 1996 K1100RS

Replies: 1
Views: 2444

PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:38 am   Subject: Replacement spoiler
I have stainless steel brackets on each side which are screwed into the original main part.
Mine broke because of high (average 180 klm) speeds back in the late 80's.
It only works when the wind is ...
  Topic: Service 24000 miles advice

Replies: 2
Views: 2581

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 5:33 pm   Subject: Service info
Questions please
- What is the bikes history with you? e.g it's first service with you.
- with the bike do you use it for transport to work - only for weekends.
- What do you plain to do mainly wi ...
  Topic: Speedo quit

Replies: 7
Views: 4955

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:51 am   Subject: Speedo stopping
I have been using CRC 5.56 on a cotton bud stick over the males and into the females.
With my 124,000 klm bike it does it most times on long trips with constant dull speeds.
  Topic: Engine temperature and oil consumption.

Replies: 7
Views: 5220

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:34 am   Subject: Engine heat and oil consumption
One of the best additions a good mate put into my bike was a on/off switch for me to put the fan on anytime. We put it on/off through a accessory switch next to the hazard switch. I put a heated grips ...
  Topic: K1100 fuel tank

Replies: 8
Views: 5560

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:17 am   Subject: Confirming parts
One of the good sites that I use for my bike and to answer questions like yours is Max BMW M/C .
The top left you will see Fiche and for your bike input your Vin number and save the setting.
As you ...
  Topic: Front Springs

Replies: 27
Views: 17425

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:14 am   Subject: Front spring replacement
With the front I would recommend Steve Cramer Products who is the agent for Ohlins.

They sent me a set of springs which I adjusted to my liking by putting in different length spacers. Got some alum ...
  Topic: Replacing Fuel lines a couple of questions

Replies: 4
Views: 3017

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:49 pm   Subject: Fuel line replacement
If you won't to replace the hoses in the same positions you will have to buy original items due to the right hand bends required. COST!
I went to my local motor car spare parts supplier & bought ...
  Topic: K1100RS v. K1100LT Knee / Leg Room

Replies: 13
Views: 9059

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:22 am   Subject: A lesson in jumping the gun
I should have read the way through.
  Topic: K1100RS v. K1100LT Knee / Leg Room

Replies: 13
Views: 9059

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:20 am   Subject: K riding positions
Hope this will help http://cycle-ergo.com/

Motorcycle Ergonomics Simulator.
  Topic: Non-BMW fuel filter?

Replies: 9
Views: 6330

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:14 am   Subject: Feul filters
In K100 days the BMW club asked K owners to submit aftermarket filters for testing in a pressure & flow machine.
The one that came out on top and we/I have used since is the FF149 FleetGuar ...
  Topic: Changing the Voltage Regulator-Brushes in the Alternator.

Replies: 1
Views: 1701

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:05 am   Subject: Changing the Voltage Regulator-Brushes in the Alternator.
Has anybody changed the Voltage Regulator in the Alternator?
Part number 12 31 1 739 365-Max BMW $140.63 US

The brushes are not listed for our K1100's but are still listed for the K100's. The bush ...
  Topic: Making faring straight

Replies: 8
Views: 4694

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:44 am   Subject: Fairing aliment possible solutions
Firstly you have to find out if YOU can realign the fairing up before buying another one.
The fairing is bolted together with 6mm bolts in about 8mm inside diameter size holes on the bracket itself. ...
  Topic: starter spinning.

Replies: 4
Views: 2928

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:57 am   Subject: Starter clutch problem fix
Since K100 days we have been doing a Engine Flush treatment every second standard oil change & now with Syn Oil which is 1 year no matter the k's we do this flush each time.
The 1 we are using no ...
  Topic: K100 to K1100 instrument interchange-Yes no question

Replies: 1
Views: 2139

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:22 am   Subject: K100 to K1100 instrument interchange-Yes no question
I have a set of K100 instruments that a friend in the country would like to know if they work on another K.
Has anybody put a 84 set on a K1100 ABS bike for any reason?
Would the experts recommend t ...
  Topic: Comparing brake lines from 2 suppliers

Replies: 6
Views: 7887

PostForum: Product Reviews   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:41 am   Subject: Comparing brake lines from 2 suppliers
I am interested in buying a completed set of Braided lines.
I have got a quote from Wild Hair Accessories quoting the Spiegler Performance ones P/N-S-BM0108 which is a 6 line kit for $234.00 plus ...
  Topic: Replacing Fuel Hoses - How to?

Replies: 5
Views: 2585

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:58 am   Subject: Fuel hose replacement
Why do a replacement with BMW hoses?

The BM ones have moulded hoses with the 90% elbows so I replaced them with a higher rated fuel injection 3m hose from my local auto joint.
Rerooted the b ...
  Topic: the Alps

Replies: 9
Views: 6010

PostForum: Pictures   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:50 am   Subject: Been there too
If you were given a dollar for every patch on the road out of 4500 klm's I did I would not have made 50 bucks. What about you?.
Unreal roads. Good one.
Good photo's.
  Topic: Nuts !!!

Replies: 9
Views: 5131

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: nuts holding the header pipes to the cylinder head
From being in the industry I have used for many years a grade 304 stainless steel thick flat washer with a stainles steel GLENLOCK nut.
The best thing about them is when you take them off you test ...
  Topic: free spinning starter

Replies: 10
Views: 4412

PostForum: Tech   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 8:22 am   Subject: free spinning starter
In K100 days in Australia they arrived with no drain holes in the 11261460967 Ring for the free wheel cage.We used the below before having to take it out & drilling 5 6mm-1/4 holes before the fact ...
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