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Forum: Equipment 08-22-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By mrkam
? Foam "Pod" air filters on BMW R bikes??

I know the "Stock" replacement K&N air filter is available for the oilheads.. But this still uses the stock nozzle, air box, and tubes...

Has anybody tried going with just the oiled foam pods on...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By mrkam
ACE Hardware, less than $10....

Here's the old-school way, and is REALLY satisfying...

Get a yardstick. Get 20 ft clear plastic tubing to fit the little sync ports. Get a little bit of oil or auto transmission fluid. Tape...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By mrkam
That did it!!

Thanks for the quick and clear responses... I pulled the fuel filter, replaced with a full length of hose, then relocated a new filter to the outside of tank, behind the black platic cover below the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By mrkam
Fuel pump?? wheeee-ooo-wheee ???

OK, so I get this odd noise every now and then, sound like from the right side of my R850R gas tank, which "happens" to be the location of the fuel pump.... high pitched... ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,675
Posted By mrkam
GS only, or 96 R850/100R as well??

Is this upgrade for GS only, or would the noted models benefit as well....
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By mrkam
Question Premature Fuel Reserve Light??? (R850R)

Anybody experienced this and/or have a solution...

My fuel light goes to steady ON at about 3.5 gallons LEFT?!? thought it was suppossed to "indicate" a 1 gal reserve...

No biggee, I go off...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2005, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By mrkam
Got, and now, the REAL problem... stripped allen!!!

The 5mm allen head is stripped... so, the general question, how do you deal with a stripped allen head... EasyOut?? drill pilot hole, then easyout??

Any other ideas??
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By mrkam
Mine must be different????

Still can't get to it?!?! Think I'll go to a dealer and see if I can scam any "friendly advice" from them!! I'll post here if we don't figure it out...

thanks though!!
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 231,475
Posted By mrkam
Anybody tried the "thermo" foam under these???

You can get pieces of that thermo-visco tempur-pedic type foam from Has anybody tried using a 1" or 1/2" slab of this stuff under the sheepskin????
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By mrkam
Remove Front Brake Lever??? R850R

OK you wrenchers.... I'm stumped on this one. I need to remove the front brake lever, and can't figure out how?? I have the BMW parts dwg, showing the bolt, but it looks like you get at it from...
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