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Steven Rankin
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Topics: 8 / Replies: 196
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RE: Hose between carb vacuum ports?

Max BMW's microfiche shows a diagram of the secondary air injection system that most likely would be on your bike from the factory. At least for USA a...

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RE: Hose between carb vacuum ports?

On your bike, that hose was part of the air injection system or secondary air injection system, BMW installed around 81 or so. It tied into a bunch...

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RE: 1985 R80RT Factory Hazard Flasher Kit Install Instructions?

I went past the edit time on my reply so I will add, so as not to look like a dummy. I mentioned the relay going next to the starter relay, at least...

2 weeks ago
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RE: 1985 R80RT Factory Hazard Flasher Kit Install Instructions?

The flasher relay will go next to the starter relay I believe, LOL, it has been a long time since I wired not up. Here is a wiring diagram I have fo...

2 weeks ago
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RE: 77 R100S Bing Needle

LOL, no problem, I am not always as smart as Google. I like this needle system better than the click and twist one. St.

3 weeks ago
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RE: 77 R100S Bing Needle

Yes, you remove that screw, and the needle will fall out when you turn it upside down. That particular needle uses the tiny c-clip to position it. L...

1 month ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Hey Scott, nice to see the update and news. The left plug looks fine, how about a picture of the right? Yes, some oil mist could cause a bit mor...

2 months ago
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RE: Left Handle bar switch

As Richard says, BMW keeps the wire colors the same for the same functions during year changes. And to boot, for a number of years switches interchan...

2 months ago
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RE: 1980 R100RS: Did my ignition switch fail?

Very good news! As Richard says, there are V meters on the web used and unlike the original clocks, they are I find pretty reasonable in price. Al...

2 months ago
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RE: 1980 R100RS: Did my ignition switch fail?

LOL, a tip off is if the buzzing noise is coming from under the gas tank, it is most likely the relay coil if failing internally. Then again since...

2 months ago
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RE: Left Handle bar switch

It's been a long time since I tried to take a similar switch apart, I didn't have any luck. I found that some things are easy to take apart but unles...

2 months ago
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RE: Left Handle bar switch

Are you asking about taking the guts out of the old switch to replace with a new cover? Or are you having an issue with just removing the switch from...

2 months ago
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RE: 1975 R90/6: Occasional miss, high speed cut out

David, my friend at his airhead shop had the same thing happen to a customer who had changed his own points. The bike acted up, the customer got fed ...

2 months ago
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RE: 1980 R100RS: Did my ignition switch fail?

I put the cart before the horse, I wrote my reply before listening to the videos. I would guess, the starter relay is bad just from listening. Stil...

2 months ago
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RE: 1980 R100RS: Did my ignition switch fail?

I had a similar thing happen. You say you did electrical upgrades, recheck your work. Not only the positive connections but ground connections as we...

2 months ago
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