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    Do you have an external power socket? If so, it...

    Do you have an external power socket? If so, it looks like the wire has a fuse wired in series with it which would make sense. So yes, it goes to the positive terminal.
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    Bushtec makes a wiring isolator. They are not...

    Bushtec makes a wiring isolator. They are not difficult to install. The isolator is connected directly to the battery through a fuse. Then you tap into the wiring harness which puts no load on the...
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    I have a 1200RT also and got the C Bailey with re...

    I have a 1200RT also and got the C Bailey with re curve top edge. Works good for me.
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    I think that paint job ruined the value. That is...

    I think that paint job ruined the value. That is butt ugly. Just my "old fart" humble opinion.:)
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    You are right about tire pressure, it is amazing...

    You are right about tire pressure, it is amazing what a difference a few pounds make in the ride. My 93 has the original wheels and I run 26 psi for a softer ride but it still handles great in the...
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    I hope you notice the NAY sayers are from Canada....

    I hope you notice the NAY sayers are from Canada. Up there you can only put the top down for one week in July.:)
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    I have a 93 that I bought to tow behind my Class...

    I have a 93 that I bought to tow behind my Class C RV. I looked on the net to see what could be flat towed and the Miata fit the bill for low investment and low maintenance. My wife thought I was...
  8. Not to change the subject but as an aside note, I...

    Not to change the subject but as an aside note, I have a neurosurgeon friend that said he would like to write instructions for people attempting suicide on how and where to aim a pistol so they don't...
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    Hey Paul I think that most of the comments about...

    Hey Paul I think that most of the comments about speed must be from people who live where there is not a curve in the road. I am a (semi) retired pilot with thousands of hours traveling at over 500...
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    I do as Paul said, on my 2010RT I use the soft...

    I do as Paul said, on my 2010RT I use the soft tie down extenders on the front struts. You may have to move the tie down rings on the trailer closer to the bike. As for the rear, I use soft tie...
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    Lockheed Jetstar

    Man you just got my heart beat up. That is a Lockheed Jetstar, Military Version was called a T40 I believe. I flew the Civilian Version L1329 with later Garrett Fan Jet Engines for five years. Was...
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    Boaz used to be a big outlet center back in the...

    Boaz used to be a big outlet center back in the 80s and early 90s but there are so many outlet malls on the interstates now that it dried up about ten years ago. The buildings are sitting almost...
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    I am six three two hundred and ten pounds with...

    I am six three two hundred and ten pounds with thirty six inch inseam and Seventy two years old. I presently have a R100/7 which I only ride with friends on Airhead only outings. It has an S...
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    My first BMW was an R850R "Olympic Special". ...

    My first BMW was an R850R "Olympic Special". They were used at the Olympics in Atlanta GA in 1996 for guiding bike rides and marathon runners etc. It came with a certificate of authenticity and...
  15. I have a 78 R100/7 with 55k miles and it uses...

    I have a 78 R100/7 with 55k miles and it uses very little oil. My very knowledgeable BMW mech told me that the MAXIMUM amount of oil to put in this engine is two quarts with oil and filter change. ...
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    My wife's first BMW was a 97 F650 ST. It had the...

    My wife's first BMW was a 97 F650 ST. It had the factory lowering kit and she really loved that bike. She rode it from Alabama to the MOA rally in Missoula Montana and back. We sold it to a girl...
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    Re: Go West Young Man

    GO WEST YOUNG MAN GO WEST. That phrase was coined by Horace Greely. A man named Nathan Meeker led a group to Colorado and founded the town of Greely for Horace Greely. There is a Meeker Museum in...
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    I have a "trailer in a bag" that I have towed a...

    I have a "trailer in a bag" that I have towed a GS as well as a LT and my current RT behind the RV. It is great because it comes apart and takes up very little space in a campground. It fits...
  19. Hey John, Make sure you make it to the Alabama...

    Hey John,
    Make sure you make it to the Alabama BMW State rally at Ditto Landing Memorial Day weekend. If you aren't familiar with Ditto it is the harbor/campground off of 231 down at the Tennessee...
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    Poll: I was stationed in Germany at Sembach Air Force...

    I was stationed in Germany at Sembach Air Force Base in 1963 and bought a new white bug for $1200. I drove it for three years there and shipped it home and drove it to my next duty station at Norad...
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    Call Rick Jones at motorrad electrik, he is the...

    Call Rick Jones at motorrad electrik, he is the airhead guru.
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    Aircraft Spruce lists 62 different products for...

    Aircraft Spruce lists 62 different products for aircraft plastic windows. Nothing smashes bugs like a single engine airplane.:laugh
  23. Thread: Touch up paint

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    I thought it was odd also given their reputation....

    I thought it was odd also given their reputation. I know Havana Gold never was a popular color so maybe that is why they didn't have the code. I talked to Rick Jones here in AL (motorad electric)...
  24. Thread: Touch up paint

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    I have a "Havana Gold" R100/7 and Holt told me...

    I have a "Havana Gold" R100/7 and Holt told me they couldn't match it. So good luck there.
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    I got mine from Color Rite. They have it it...

    I got mine from Color Rite. They have it it touch up bottles or however you want it. I have Polor Ice metalic and got whacked on the bag by a car door in a parking lot. They were the only source I...
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