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    Brake Problem 20012 RT

    Haven't ridden the bike, 2012 RT in a long time due to health reasons. I found the front brake to be very spongy and when I attempted to bleed it my "helper" failed to let me know time that the fluid...
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    Ethanol

    Living in Missouri where ethanol is mandated, in desperation I use Stabil Marine formulation. Don't know if it does any good but I have not had any problems. Despite the damaging effects of ethanol,...
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    Low suspension

    I currently ride a RT cam head which I really like but I have an itch that may need scratching. I do have to stay on my tip toes but have little trouble with the bike. I am considering a LC and may...
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    Clutch/brake

    Perfect, thanks for the lead.
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    R1200RT Brake/clutch levers

    I want to change out my brake and clutch levers but can't figure out how they are attached in addition to the bolt running thru them. There seems to be a spring located internally. I tried looking at...
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    No shims for mine

    Just had my 6000 mi. check on my 2012 Rt and no shims needed.
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    Careful

    First, I would never take an agents word for it. Get it in writing. I ran into this once and when I asked for the agent to provide written back up for his statement. He called the adjuster and his...
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    I used them on my last Triumph. I didn't get the...

    I used them on my last Triumph. I didn't get the valves but the springs worked great. I went to a suspension expert and wanted progressive springs since my forks were leaking and needed a rebuild....
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    R1200RT Fuel Capacity/reserve

    I have seen several specs for this. What is the total capacity including reserve? When the fuel registers miles to go and the light comes on, about 45, does this mean miles to reserve or empty. If it...
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    Solution?

    Maybe this will help?


    http://www.harborfreight.com/radiator-fin-straightener-37892.html
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    New Bonneville

    I second the Bonneville. You can get one in cruiser form or the classic upright. Plenty of power, can get one injected or carbed dependent on the year. By a used one and not much damage on a resale....
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    Check

    Thanks for the answer, I'll see if I can get it to work.
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    R1200RT Oil check mark

    I could not find it addressed in my owners manual. What does the check mark mean when the BC reads oil. Does it mean to check the oil level or the oil level is OK. I just have dashes right now but...
  14. Explorer

    I moved from a Tiger 1050 to a 2012 RT this year. I wanted something more oriented for touring. The Triumph Triple engines are very smooth. Triumph is very aggressive and has solid sales growth with...
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    Metz

    My 2012 RT came with Z8s. Picked up at the end of January and after 3100 mi there is little wear. I find them to be very good in the twists and wet. Seem to wear better than the PR2s I put on my...
  16. Tupperware

    I bought the plastic guards and was surprised to find out you had to remove so much plastic. A week later I bought the Illium Highway pegs and you guessed it, had to remove the plastic again. One of...
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    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price

    The title says it all.

    Is there any dealers that prices below MSRP for parts? I know that there are some internet vendors for other bikes that do discount OEM MSRP.
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    Thanks

    Thanks to all for your replies. Will probably go with the sport shield.
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    Summer screen R1200RT?

    This may sound a little weird but is there a screen out there which is not so large as the stock. Today it was 85 degrees and thinking ahead, the stock screen works all too well. All the aftermarket...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the advice. The numbers are the same but you will never know if they used different materials. Guess I will never know. Thanks again.
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    R1200RT Windshield Brackets

    Is anyone aware if BMW changed the windshield brackets to a stronger version starting in 2010?

    Thanks,

    Jeff
  22. Issues no more/ observations? 2012 R1200RT

    I picked up my 2012 RT in January and have about 1200 miles on it. Very different from my Tiger 1050. So far it is everything I could hope for. I did a pretty thorough search and based upon the LA...
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    Same boat

    BBOLTEN I just went through the same decision tree. I am older than you and wanted a touring bike. Coming off a Tiger 1050 I was hoping that Triumph would bring out its Trophy which looks like the...
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    Roadside assistance warranty?

    I'm no lawyer and never played one nor would any reputable law school have admitted me. :p

    I was reading my recently received BMW Roadside Assistance brochure. There appears to be some...
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    R1200RT Tire pressure

    I tried searching but really couldn't narrow it down enough. Reading the owners manual the indicated tire pressure seems low, 31.9 cold single rider front, 36.3 cold single rider rear. Is anybody...
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