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Re: Whatcha Got There?
- Subject: Re: Whatcha Got There?
- From: Ben Barkow <dr.ben@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 15:33:19 -0400
The 1100S intake duct is inconceivably constricted and the air filter
inconceivably tiny. Like the bumblebee, a wonder it flies at all let
alone so well.
There are two pricey aftermarket units - a very nice one from "Lennie"
in Austraiia which is carbon fiber and the other from San Jose BMW.
But in a few hours, you can easily Dremel out the worst of three
constrictions and re-shape with fiberglass. Hard to think of a home mod
which is easier to do, cheaper, or has less of a down side in case of
Of course if you are aiding the breathing, you should get a Techlusion
1031 to enrichen the mixture in the event you don't have this wonderful
Ben Barkow, Toronto... 39 seasons on Beemers, 44 as a biker
1961 R69s/rod, 1967-1999... really sup'ed up and fast
1984 R80RT/rod, 1998-2005 5 extra peak ponies in a wider flatter power
much modified 2-into-1 exhaust, CR 9.5, Keihin PJ 34mm oval carbs,
Uni filter, dual-rate springs with cartridge emulators, BT45/S11,
1999 R1100S, 2004- Leo Vince exh, JetHot coatings, Techlusion 1031,
giant foam filter, enlarged intake duct, TB balance tube, 26 inch