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    and other horns...

    Anybody looked at the Screaming Banshee? I like the idea of only having to press the horn button on my 1150RT instead of alternating between horn button and high beams during a panic stop.
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    re Driving lights

    Here's a pretty good thread from last year about Autoswitch for driving lights or fog lights, triggered by the hi beam:

    www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?59181-PIAA-light-switch

    Any more...
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    Hi Scott, did you get their Stainless Steel...

    Hi Scott, did you get their Stainless Steel Braided Hose?
    www.spokanehose.com/product.php?id=7062

    Fittings?

    How much did both sets cost?
  4. Great. Here's an idea I got for the L brackets I...

    Great. Here's an idea I got for the L brackets I made for my caliper mounts. Maybe for your oil cooler area?

    www.diyphotography.net/diy-l-plate-l-bracket

    Source for the aluminum stock:
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  5. Thanks Bmandiego! Unfortunately, that plate...

    Thanks Bmandiego!

    Unfortunately, that plate for mounting the Hellas over the mirror is no longer available. There is a Romanian firm with a version of it, though I have not tried them:
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  6. I mounted Hellas above the mirrors, PIAAs on...

    I mounted Hellas above the mirrors, PIAAs on caliper brackets and big truck LEDs on caliper brakets. See here:

    www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=54084

    If the cages start pulling out on me...
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    I highly recommend Daric Cheshire at Cheshire...

    I highly recommend Daric Cheshire at Cheshire Motorsports:
    www.cheshiremotorsports.com/BMW.htm

    I just had my 2002 RT in for 77,000 mile preventive maintenance, including front tire & bearings,...
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    Good choice Jim. Looks great!

    Good choice Jim. Looks great!
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    MAJOR INCREASE at night, so I try not to use them...

    MAJOR INCREASE at night, so I try not to use them when behind people.
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    Good evening Bikerfish. Here's what mine look...

    Good evening Bikerfish. Here's what mine look like in daytime (PIAAs + hi beam, but fog lights off). Next I'll post night view...
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    My RT had fog lamps that turned out to be...

    My RT had fog lamps that turned out to be controlled by a high beam Autoswitch. P.O. had not known why they didn't work, so I replaced the bulbs and played with the switches. Eventually I found the...
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    Nice pic Ken. Lots more snow falling up there...

    Nice pic Ken. Lots more snow falling up there now...
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    BikeBandit Home => 2002 BMW K1200RS Parts ...

    BikeBandit Home =>
    2002 BMW K1200RS Parts
    Mirror

    Description BikeBandit Part Number Qty Unit Price
    LEFT REAR VIEW MIRROR 378609 $83.09
    RIGHT REAR VIEW MIRROR ...
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    "I've read that new brake fluid is an annual...

    "I've read that new brake fluid is an annual maintenace item. How hard is that?"

    It was hard for me, but I got it done and my brakes work great. Here's the thread:
    ...
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    "The styling of the RS mirrors looks a lot better...

    "The styling of the RS mirrors looks a lot better to me. Nice install!"

    Thanks Ken. Are those the Three Sisters in your avatar pic?

    Gaston
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    Here's the drill down and part numbers from...

    Here's the drill down and part numbers from RealOEM:

    RealOEM.com Home =>
    .Motorcycle
    ..BMW K41 K 1200 RS 01 =>
    ...K 1200 RS 01 (0547,0557) => Region: USA Prod Month: 04/2002
    ....51 Body...
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    Closeup showing throttle lever. I bought the...

    Closeup showing throttle lever. I bought the mirrors on eBay last summer and the seller had already ground the side of the mirror base for clearance. I did a little more grinding and the lever...
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    Closeup from rider's left side. Now I can see...

    Closeup from rider's left side. Now I can see over camping gear when tied onto rear seat.
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    re Secondary Mirrors R1150RT

    K1200RS mirrors best and easiest, IMHO. Just need to grind off some of the left side's base so the fast throttle lever can still go up. Here's how they look from the front:
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    re engine seals and splines

    Here's how mine looks at 76,000 miles, ready for new lubing. I am having the tranny input & output seals replaced while we're in here, along with the engine rear main seal, clutch slave cylinder and...
  21. re Clutch and input shaft spline ÔÇô need advice please

    Is that the syringe and needle that is available at Walmart or Walgreens?

    The syringe and needle pictured at the BMWSport Touring link that I posted came from a medical supply house. I was unable...
  22. http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.p...

    http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=496254&page=2
  23. Here's info about a possibly better input shaft,...

    Here's info about a possibly better input shaft, posted in 2008 at ADV Rider:

    Improved Input Shaft for R1150GS 6 Speed Transmission
    www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301863

    I don't...
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    Thanks Paul -- much easier to read than the...

    Thanks Paul -- much easier to read than the scanned versions I posted.

    Bike ??Tech ?? General Tech ??
    Do you plan to post more Benchwrenching articles there?
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    "Paul's way"

    JH, I searched on "TB sync" and see 200+ threads, with dozens of those being Oilhead threads. To narrow down the focus, when you say "Paul's way"are you talking about "Pauls1150 way"? For example:...
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