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    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I'm going to...

    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I'm going to meet my Toronto friend this weekend and we'll discuss what to do with this pile of parts. Probably nothing. Are there any Canadian members that...
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    Any idea what this is?

    A couple of pictures from a 'garage find in Toronto'. A friend sent them. Any idea what this is/was?
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    Note my other RT in my signature. I'm 62. I'm...

    Note my other RT in my signature. I'm 62. I'm also ATGATT. Things used to be worse. I'm guessing if this was copied to the Flying Brick forum that there would be a lot of these - :laugh:violin
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    Well, I'm baffled as to why Harley is doing this,...

    Well, I'm baffled as to why Harley is doing this, unless there are Motorcycle mileage laws that are going to kick-in sometime in the next 10-15 years that I don't know about (since I'm a Detroit guy,...
  5. Thread: Tobermory

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    One of the main tourist products on Mackinac...

    One of the main tourist products on Mackinac Island (just across the lake from Tobermory) is fudge. Many, many kinds of fudge. A fudgie is a tourist who visits Mackinac. BTW, upper peninsula...
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    Wyman, thanks for the link. That's what I'm...

    Wyman, thanks for the link. That's what I'm looking for but, as Buck says, the engine was upgraded for 2010. It must be out there somewhere.
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    2009 R1200RT Engine Torque Curve

    Does anyone have or know where to get a torque curve for my 2009? My 1985 K100RT has it in the owners manual and I'd like to post both curves on my garage wall. I'd love to show the differences in...
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    I use an application for my iPhone called...

    I use an application for my iPhone called Campwhere. I believe it was $5. It lists anything from US National Parks down to local authority owned. That's a lot of campgrounds. It doesn't seem to...
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    '09 RT, brake fluid flush and ABS

    I'm going to do my first complete service on my '09 this weekend. So I've read both Semper_Fi and Don's excellent brake flush posts in the Tech sub forum. It looks like it's no more difficult than,...
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    There is an extensive thread in the Ladies forum...

    There is an extensive thread in the Ladies forum about this subject (including my reply) with lots of positive feedback. Bottom line - get it done, do your rehab and keep riding.
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    I believe there are two temperature sensors on...

    I believe there are two temperature sensors on your K - the coolant temperature sensor and an air temperature sensor in the mass flow meter.
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    Besides folding it, try a little soapy water...

    Besides folding it, try a little soapy water before insertion.
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    Thanks, LB. The hose at the manifold is badly...

    Thanks, LB. The hose at the manifold is badly cracked. If I just cap the vaccum port and leave the switch connected electrically, will this affect drivability?
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    1985 K100RT - What is this?

    Is it the vaccum switch? It appears to connect to the front cylinder manifold. If it is the vaccum switch, what's it's connection to starting? Thanks.
  15. Thread: Fuel strip poll

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    Sticky: Poll: 35,500 miles on a '09RT - no failure of the...

    35,500 miles on a '09RT - no failure of the strip.

    (68,000 miles on a '85RT - no failure of the float:rofl)
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    As a resident of Michigan (and the brother of a...

    As a resident of Michigan (and the brother of a retired MSP sargent), I can confirm that the bike is painted in the proper MSP color. I'm looking forward to a (non-official) sighting of our new...
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    A couple of comments on reduced mileage with...

    A couple of comments on reduced mileage with Ethanol. The energy content is about 70% of straight gas (per volume). Therefore, a E10 fuel has about 97% the energy of straight gas. E15 = 95.5% the...
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    I've always parked it with the whell to the left,...

    I've always parked it with the whell to the left, also. However, at the BMW Performance Center when I took a course in June, a big point was made to turn the wheel to the right. It was pointed out...
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    Thanks, guys. The US-only fuel vapor can is why...

    Thanks, guys. The US-only fuel vapor can is why the German & English manuals I have didn't picture it. I did add a clamp, even though the hose has been loose for 30,000 miles.
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    Did a little more reading. Could this be for the...

    Did a little more reading. Could this be for the US-only charcoal fuel vapor canister?
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    2009 RT Left Throttle Body Mystery Hose

    So I'm doing my first maintenance on my RT. Man, it's been a looong time since I set valves. Throttle bodies are sync'd (after I re-did the valves on the left head) and I'm going to button it up as...
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    Thanks for the suggested replacement guidelines. ...

    Thanks for the suggested replacement guidelines. My Haynes says 24K, but I would be disappointed if a lightly loaded belt needed replacement that soon. Now that I'm out of warranty, I'll be doing...
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    Well, interesting that this topic popped up last...

    Well, interesting that this topic popped up last week. I just had the 24K service done 2 weeks ago on my '09. I asked my dealer if he had done the belt replacement and he stated that the...
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    While I'm not the same physical type as you...

    While I'm not the same physical type as you (6'0", 205 lbs), I can give you my feedback from a right hip replacement. I had mine done October, 2009 at age 58. I did my theraphy over the winter and...
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    Just went out to take a picture and now see that...

    Just went out to take a picture and now see that I was too slow - interesting that your '85 doesn't have the factory hole. There was an article in the Owner's News about, oh, 25 years ago that...
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