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    Thanks Kent. Looks like I need to order all the...

    Thanks Kent. Looks like I need to order all the gaskets ala carte, I don't see a "top end gasket kit" in the fiche, correct?
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    Replacing pushrod seals on /7

    Newly acquired R75/7 and while I haven't fully assessed the health of the engine I see that I do have at least one pushrod seal, inboard end, leaking. My shop manual isn't here yet, so...

    1. do I...
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    Personally, I think the wethead update is one of...

    Personally, I think the wethead update is one of the most significant BMW has ever done. I had a '13 R1200RT camhead and traded it in on a '14 R1200GW and am still amazed at the difference. The...
  4. Thread: /7 solo seats

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    /7 solo seats

    Starting an R75/7 project and would like to have a solo seat. Anyone know the source of the below seat?

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    Off and running

    Thanks to all for the comments, it helped. I pulled the trigger and bought it.
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    It appears to be quite original, the only aftermarket things I could find on it were some brackets from some...
  6. I'm just about to pull the trigger on a set of...

    I'm just about to pull the trigger on a set of these new Classic Attacks for my newly acquired R75/7. Anyone have a preference on tubes to go with them, and it seems like I should replace the rim...
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    Quick R75/7 questions

    I'm thinking about buying an R75/7 here locally and wanted to check on a couple of things real quick, hoping someone can help...

    1) Is the /7 version a 5 speed?
    2) Will it run OK on modern...
  8. Thanks for the report. From various reports I...

    Thanks for the report. From various reports I read it sounds like life on the front is 6k or so with about 4k on the rear. I'm ok with that, but what I don't want to compromise is dry pavement...
  9. Any further experiences with the Karoo 3s?

    Any further experiences with the Karoo 3s?
  10. Thanks very much guys, very helpful, now I...

    Thanks very much guys, very helpful, now I understand how it works. Frankly for the 10? rotation I need I think I'll just learn to live with it the way it is. Clocking it 45? or so would likely be...
  11. I haven't removed the handguard so as to see...

    I haven't removed the handguard so as to see inside the left handlebar end, but the tab index you describe must be it. So I can't rotate the switch module down then is the bottom line, darn, but...
  12. 2014 R1200GSW: how to rotate handlebar control pods?

    Ok, I give up. In getting things adjusted for me on my new wethead GS I can't figure out how to rotate the handlebar switch modules. I especially need the left on rotated down a bit. Can anyone...
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    2014 R1200GSW: Oil for wetheads

    Picking up my new '14 R1200GSW tomorrow and want to get a head start on my 600 mile service supplies. I see in the manual that BMW specs SAE 5W-40, API SL / JASO MA2 and goes on to say "BMW Motorrad...
  14. Is Ted going away, or will this be a 2nd US...

    Is Ted going away, or will this be a 2nd US reseller?
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    Pre-purchase questions

    Hi all,

    We are just about to pull the trigger on the purchase of a 2014 C650GT for my wife (the new Quarts Blue Metallic color). I know actual owners are best source of information for what the...
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    Anyone have any experience with Continentals new...

    Anyone have any experience with Continentals new Trail Attack 2? I know it is positioned as an "adventure" tire, but just looking at the tread it sure looks like it would work well on the RT for 99%...
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    I have yet to find a good description of EXACTLY...

    I have yet to find a good description of EXACTLY what that flapper valve does and when it is closed or open. I believe I can hear it open just after the engine starts but can't be sure. Can anyone...
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    Do folks out there exploring then end up turning...

    Do folks out there exploring then end up turning around quite a bit rather than trying to make it through difficult terrain? I live in Central Washington and there's lots of offroad opportunities,...
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    GS riders: Please help me understand the whole...

    GS riders:
    Please help me understand the whole GS thing... I can really relate to the above appeal, but with the GS being so big it is just not suitable for any kind of single track riding or...
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    I think each owner's priorities will be a bit...

    I think each owner's priorities will be a bit different so there is not like one "must have farkle list". Having just gone through this there were three things I needed to spend money on right...
  21. At my recent 600 mile service (performed all...

    At my recent 600 mile service (performed all items myself) I adjusted two valves, one intake and one exhaust, that were both right at the edge of the range. I also did a throttle body sync using both...
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    Poll: I do indeed notice a difference in discomfort...

    I do indeed notice a difference in discomfort with the stock seat when wearing just jeans versus my Aerostitch so that's a good thought. Still, I'd hate to have to always change underwear just to do...
  23. That BMR rack really does look nice but I really...

    That BMR rack really does look nice but I really don't want to spend $350 for a solution. So far a strap under the seat is looking like the best option. I'd consider the BMR rack if I always rode by...
  24. Tried that, it puts the forward attach point...

    Tried that, it puts the forward attach point quite a ways back due to the way the grab rails are shaped, was looking for a more forward attach point to put the bag right at the front edge of the rear...
  25. '13 R1200RT: ideas for attaching bags to rear seat area

    New RT here and starting to prep for a couple of trips coming up. I can't seem to find a way to attach bungees or straps to attach a bag on the rear seat area. The rear rack provides places, but who...
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