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#762815 - 02/29/12 05:48 PM Re: Cursing at my BBS [Re: 4wheeldog]
aterry1067 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/10
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Loc: Southern Maryland
Thanks guys. Any suggestions on the silicone grease? I stopped by autozone and they had "sensor safe silicone gasket RTV" and I don't think that's what I am looking for. I did find this at the local True Value. Would this work? Still waiting on the new ones to arrive, so I have some time.

Thanks again for all your help. I hope there's some way I can return the favor someday.
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#762822 - 02/29/12 06:15 PM Re: Cursing at my BBS [Re: aterry1067]
KDeline Offline
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I had some old moli grease laying around that I used on air head final drive flanges.. Five years later it's still easy to turn.

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#762856 - 02/29/12 08:41 PM Re: Cursing at my BBS [Re: KDeline]
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Registered: 03/05/07
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Loc: Bellaire Texas
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/antiseize.php

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/dc4.php

The top link is anti-seize available at most any airport supply. If you didn't use this on aircraft plugs, you would have a tough time getting them out after prolonged heat.

The second is a more general purpose grease I use for things not exposed to high heat. I use this on all my oil filters. Doesn't bake on like oil.

You should be able to go to an auto supply and find an anti-seize. Read the label and make sure no issue with brass..or just use what KDeline said.
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#764873 - 03/10/12 01:02 PM Re: Cursing at my BBS [Re: aterry1067]
aterry1067 Offline
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FWIW, got the new bbs's. I ordered them from Bobs microfiche for a R1100RT. When I received them, they were too small. I researched the microfiche and found that the R1100RT uses a 7 mm BBS while the R1100GS uses a 9 mm BBS. Well, mine's an RT and it has the 9 mm in it. I have no reason to believe that the throttle bodies were ever changed. All the maintenance records go back to new, and it doesn't call it out anywhere.

Anyway, point being, if you are ordering BBS's for an R1100RT, be sure to measure the size before ordering. The part number is one number off (last four being 2073 for the 7mm, and 2074 for the 9mm).

This did give me the opportunity to go to Bobs though and check out some new toys. I'm really digging the new Sertao (old Dakar, I know). I think a newer 650 might be in the stable before too long. And if your around there, I picked some Olympia Air Recon3 pants for $159. %179 on their website, and also $179 at motorcycle-superstore.
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