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    I always thought that the Touratech bars needed...

    I always thought that the Touratech bars needed to be removed for a valves adjustment! Maybe 2010 GS is not as wide as the 2004-09 models. I will be installing Touratech crashbars in the spring,...
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    I've had them once on my R1200St, I now have a...

    I've had them once on my R1200St, I now have a 2010 GS. I changed the rear at 7000km at the top of the wear bar, could have used it some more if I needed to. The front should be good for maybe...
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    Fisrt inspection?

    Does anybody know if the 2010 engine needs the heads to be retorque at the first inspection. My new 2010 gs has 900 km (1 week old). The book says that the first inspection should be between 500 and...
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    So I'm going for the Interacts, still believe I...

    So I'm going for the Interacts, still believe I will be doing between 7 and 9 K miles. Just ordered them and should have the time to install them by the end of the month or early next month. Ordered...
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    Metzeler ÔÇó Roadtec Z6 InteractÔäó ...

    Metzeler ÔÇó Roadtec Z6 InteractÔäó

    Order No. Description Notes
    120/60 ZR 17 TL 55W
    120/70 ZR 17 TL 58W ...
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    I'm wondering if the difference in wear is...

    I'm wondering if the difference in wear is because of maybe using the wrong spec of Interact tires for the Motorcycle. I was looking online and, for the r1200rt/st the front should be a K spec tire...
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    Not sure if I'll be trying the Interact now. if...

    Not sure if I'll be trying the Interact now. if more people have the same strory about the wear of the new tire from Metzeler maybe I will try the Michelin Road Pilot or Michelin Road Pilot 2. On...
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    Z6 or Z6 interact

    I need to get some new tires for my R1200ST . Just finishing the Roadsmart 13000km (8125 Miles) on the rear. Last time I used the Z6 I got 11500km (7200 Mile) from the rear. I like the Z6 because it...
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    yes winter is here....

    Saskatoon Canada, this morning -20c/-4f but sunny::brow and yes it's going to get worst in January.
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    Take a look at those: dunlop d616 and pirelli...

    Take a look at those: dunlop d616 and pirelli sync. They both come in 120 and 180 17 inch tires. I have the d616, better then any other road tire in the gravel, but noisy. 6000 Km on the rear and at...
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    Final Drive check Question

    Ok, just completed my 40 000 km maintenance on my 05 ST. All fluid changed ie brakes, engine, trans, final drive, valves checked and carbs sync. Everything seems to be fine, but I have a question on...
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    Problem fix. Replaced the line and the master...

    Problem fix. Replaced the line and the master cylinder seems to be OK. The dot4 was only used to top up level so maybe not enough got into cylinder to destroy the seals. Also I notice the following;...
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    Before using any torque wrench, I normally...

    Before using any torque wrench, I normally connect a click type torque wrench with a beam type torque wrench using adapters. The beam type is attached to my workbench; both reading should be about...
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    Thanks for the part numbers. Just rechecked my...

    Thanks for the part numbers. Just rechecked my maintenance CD and Haynes manual and they both talked about replacing crush washers on the Transmission on both plugs.
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    Crush washers

    I doing my 40 000 km maintenance this month; so I went to my BMW dealer to get all the parts I needed. I got the crush washer for the engine oil drain plug but they can't find a number for the 2...
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    Took the clutch line off last night. The leak is...

    Took the clutch line off last night. The leak is at the crimp at the 90Deg banjo connector. That’s the end used at the master cylinder. I can spin the banjo connector around but not at the other end....
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    Just received quotes from BMW Canada. $59 cdn for...

    Just received quotes from BMW Canada. $59 cdn for a bottle of Vitamol and $197 cdn for a new clutch line. I have to buy the fluid from BMW because I donÔÇÖt know where else I can buy that Vitamol...
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    Since my first oil change that I did myself at...

    Since my first oil change that I did myself at 5000Km, I've been using GTX 20w50 in my R1200ST. Change it every 5000Km including filter, even if BMW recommend 10000Km. I normally donÔÇÖt add any...
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    Dot4 or Vitamol v10

    Was gone riding this weekend with my ST and noticed that the clutch wasn't working very well. Checked level, it was low. Clutch line seems to be leaking at the banjo connection/line at the master...
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    I carefully looked at some GS pictures in the...

    I carefully looked at some GS pictures in the Haynes Service and Repair Manual, and on the GS it also have extra brackets, 1 per side attach to the top front engine mount going to the front...
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    I have to try that

    PolarBear, what is the pressure are you runing on the paved? Also how about the front, does it stay the same? thanks
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    You have to remove the right side fairing. If you...

    You have to remove the right side fairing. If you look at the front of the bike on the right side below the headlights, you will see a tube opening, that's the air intake. Once you have removed the...
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    I've no problems taking my bike every day unless...

    I've no problems taking my bike every day unless it is raining and muddy, than I would normally take the car. I purchased a new house just over a year ago; very nice place but a small way to the...
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    I'm starting to think about owning a GS. But I...

    I'm starting to think about owning a GS. But I still like a Sport-Touring bike. Over the years I went from sport to sport-touring. My next step may be Adventure-Touring.:dance I'm also looking at...
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    Gravel/sand tires?

    From my house to the paved road, I have to drive on gravel/sand for about a 1.5 km. I just wore my rear Roadsmart at 11k km which is less then the 12k km on the Z6 and the 15k km on the PR. So now...
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