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  1. RT luggage rack.

    I realize that this is the WC forum, but 2013 RT's luggage tray looks very similar. Because I could't buy an RT specific rack and like some people, I did not want to scuff the paint. I made myself...
  2. Cleaning windshield.

    Nope.




    But seriously it's PITA.:scratch
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    What is "severe service"?

    Good answer:

    http://www.aftermarketsuppliers.org/Councils/Filter-Manufacturers-Council/TSBs-2/English/94-1R1.pdf
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    Frequent oil change.

    This is the reason why I change my oil frequently.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_sludge

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/04/automobiles/04SLUDGE.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
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    Oil change.

    I totally agree, all my vehicles with synthetic and mineral oil get the change at every 3K miles, (the ONLY exception I make is if I travel from coast to coast - then I change it at 6K).
    Some people...
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    RT Vs. RT.

    It seems like BMW traded one headache for another...
    On my '09 RT the fuel strip failed and now on '13RT the L/S multifunction switch took a poop. Thankfully BMW fixed both problems under warranty...
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    Wet clutch on new RT.

    I've known of the coming disappearance of air cooled engines for some time.
    A few months ago I took the new water boxer GS for a road test in order to see how the next RT may feel with the new and...
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    New RT.

    I don't care much for the electronic gizmos and the wet clutch, nevertheless it's probably the most beautiful BMW motorcycle yet.
    Unfortunately seems like 2013 RT was the last BMW motorcycle with...
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    Fuel tank.

    Plastic automotive type fuel tanks are made of high - density polyethylene (HDPE).
    In U.S. Underwriters Laboratories approved minimum (UL 142) standards.
    P.S.
    I don't know for sure, but I assume...
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    Uninformed hysteria.

    You're right, my lights were stuck on high beam. After trying to change from high to low beams I was left with ONLY parking lights riding in the dark on a busy freeway just north of Seattle at...
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    BMW multifunction switch 2013 R1200RT

    Hello everybody, we all love our bikes (this is my 9th BMW that I've purchased brand new) and I know that there is no better brand for us - saying this, I have a question.

    Why after all of these...
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    Torque rod.

    Moto Guzzi, Triumph Trophy and Kawasaki Concours 14 descraibes that part of rear suspension as torque rod, some people call it strut arm - BMW calls it PraLever Arm - sorry for my error.

    P.S.
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    Fastener specs for RT.

    Hello, does anybody have the fastener torque specs for R 2013 Rt exhaust clamp bolts (new style) and torqe rod bolt-nut specs?

    Thank you.
  14. Thread: RT vs GS

    by GregoryT
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    RT or GS?

    Just like most of us I have some experience riding both of these bikes, and currently I moved from 2012 R1200GSA to 2013 R1200RT.
    Besides the obvious I apreciate the lower first gear ratio on the...
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    BMW service

    That is right, thare is no steering head bearings on Telelever suspension design and all fasteners - not only ball joints need to be checked at routine service for proper torque, but the cylinder...
  16. Maintenance.

    At the Airhead days car guys were lubricaiting U-joints, ball joints and replacing ignition points - even on the motorcycles.

    :thumb
  17. Clutch splines.

    As of now the basic design of any Boxer BMW clutch is extremely similiar to a typical car type - seperate engine, dry clutch, and then transmission.
    In this layout there is NO REASON for lubing...
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    Service taboo.

    I wonder if anybody can provide the proof that any service (including 600mile) must be done by a dealer?
    If you are capable of doing 6K service why can't you do 600 mile sevice?


    As of me, I'm...
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    Tire change.

    Bdimon, if you're gonna be in the Seattle area around the first week of August I can change your tires free of charge. Just let me know in advance so we can order the tires of your choice and I'll...
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    Cylinder head retorqe

    There is no such thing on the new boxers as a retorque, at any milage,
    600, 6000 or 60000- nothing - period!
    :violin
  21. Thread: GS to RT ?

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    Decisions...

    I went back and forth from K75 to R850R, to R1100RT, to R1100GS, to R1150GS,
    to R1200R, to R1200RT, and finally to R1200GSA.
    IMHO they are all great bikes, but not one of them is perfect, you...
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    Front brake rotors.

    Here is the picture of sharp edges by the brake rotor exit bolts.
    I decided to fix it myself, because I don't like to go to the dealer.
    I wonder how a wheel like this past the quality control?...
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    Brake rotors.

    The reason why is because last time I put my hand between the hub and spokes (when I was washing my bike) I ripped the mittin and scratch my hand.
    On close examination I noticed that all the holes...
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    Front brake rotors.

    Hi everyone, I need to remove my front brake rotors off of my 2012 GSA and I don't know what is the proper torque on the bolts holding it on the wheel hub.
    Thank you in advance for any info.
    :wave
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    Body panels

    I never use power tools for any fasteners on body panels - hand tools only.
    :nono
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