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    Had to use Progressive's Roadside Assistance last...

    Had to use Progressive's Roadside Assistance last spring after my R1200RT broke down in rural AR. Took the tow truck about an hour and half to get to me, but then towed the bike and me 160 miles to...
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    Hi Steve, Yeah, I just wagged it at the pump...

    Hi Steve,

    Yeah, I just wagged it at the pump and actually came pretty close by putting in 5 oz instead of the recommended 6.6 oz per full tank.

    Of course, it's easy to measure in the home...
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    As an aside, my BMW service rep recommended I run...

    As an aside, my BMW service rep recommended I run some BMW Fuel System Cleaner through the motor so I bought a bottle at the dealer while passing through Nashville. At my next refueling stop, I was...
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    Small world Kevin. I live just over the hill...

    Small world Kevin. I live just over the hill from Pigeon Forge in Maryville, TN, but rarely go there as there is just too much traffic with all the tourists (same for the Dragon :)). We used to...
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    Yes, that is my next step; particularly if I...

    Yes, that is my next step; particularly if I don't get satisfaction from Exxon.

    I don't know how underground tanks are vented, if at all. I can't see how an underground tank could allow fuel to...
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    Fuel Contamination

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    Last weekend, I was riding my R1200RT and got stranded in a small town in Arkansas due to fuel contamination. Here is how it happened and perhaps others have some thoughts about how to...
  7. Great Emergency Service From Memphis TN BMW (Performance Plus)

    Last weekend, I got stranded in a small town in Arkansas due to contaminated fuel (see separate thread about fuel contamination). After a four hour tow to the closest dealership in Memphis, TN on...
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    "Enemy fighters at 2 o'clock!...Roger, What...

    "Enemy fighters at 2 o'clock!...Roger, What should i do until then?"

    Turn 60 degrees right and arm it up. :)
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    Excellent thread. I've got big hands and can't...

    Excellent thread.

    I've got big hands and can't possibly get to the headlight bulbs without removing the instrument panel surround first. That makes all the difference in the world and is easy to...
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    Yes, that's probably true. On my '09 RT, the...

    Yes, that's probably true. On my '09 RT, the valves have been checked three times through the 12,000 mile check and there was no charge for valve cover or cylinder head gaskets. Nor were the plugs...
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    Thanks guys for the info. So the Corbin is just...

    Thanks guys for the info. So the Corbin is just like the Sargent and can use the BMW's handlebar controller as long as you make a splice cable.

    That should help others who are deciding between...
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    Ah, good point. Thanks Mark.

    Ah, good point. Thanks Mark.
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    Yeah, that certainly seems to be the case. But...

    Yeah, that certainly seems to be the case.

    But I wonder if they are mutually exclusive. :dunno Why can't a fuel injected motor use a petcock?
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    I'm not sure either, but if you look at Corbin's...

    I'm not sure either, but if you look at Corbin's website, they only list a heated seat option using their own controller which is mounted in the seat along with the switch.

    Maybe they changed...
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    I learned to ride on a bike with a petcock. It's...

    I learned to ride on a bike with a petcock. It's a simple, time proven design that works well. When the motor starts sputtering, flip to Reserve and begin looking for a gas station (assuming you...
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    As the Russell must use an owner supplied seat...

    As the Russell must use an owner supplied seat pan, I believe you're right IF the pan already has the heater.

    The Corbin uses its own controller that is separate from the R1200RTs grip controller....
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    I've have a Sargent seat on my '09 RT for about a...

    I've have a Sargent seat on my '09 RT for about a year and it makes a world of difference in riding comfort. I had to decide between the Russell, the Corbin, and the Sargent and visited the Russell...
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    Makes sense Mark. It could be though that the...

    Makes sense Mark.

    It could be though that the older "larger" tank is no longer available as a replacement part and the "smaller" tank can be used on older bikes too. Just guessing though.

    From...
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    Glad to help. Based on 50 mpg and 6.6 usable...

    Glad to help.

    Based on 50 mpg and 6.6 usable gallons, the range to empty would be 330 miles. I always reset the trip odometer after each refueling and start getting serious about stopping for gas...
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    Just FYI, here is a copy of the addendum that...

    Just FYI, here is a copy of the addendum that came with my '09RT. It states that for the U.S. model, there is a "usable" quantity of "approximately" 25 liters which equals 6.6 U.S. gallons.

    I...
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    There does seem to be a lot of variation. I have...

    There does seem to be a lot of variation. I have an '09RT and am on my second fuel sensor strip.

    The original owner's manual says the tank capacity is 7.1 gallons, but an addendum changes this to...
  22. I did my 2009 RT shift and brake levers a couple...

    I did my 2009 RT shift and brake levers a couple of years ago and the procedure was exactly the same. Your 2006 should be identical.

    The brake pedal freeplay should be set for about 3/8"; at...
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    I have the Machine Art Moto X-Head valve cover...

    I have the Machine Art Moto X-Head valve cover guards. The left side tupperware must be removed before the guard can be removed. The right side guard can be removed without removing the tupperware...
  24. 2009 R1200RT and Wunderlich Wind Deflectors

    I'm thinking of adding the Wunderlich wind deflectors to my 2009 R1200RT which already has a CalSci X-Large windscreen.

    There is one user comment on the Wunderlich website that says the wind...
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    Had the fuel strip replaced yesterday under...

    Had the fuel strip replaced yesterday under warranty on my '09 RT. The gauge now works, but only shows 3/4s full when the tank is full. I'm going to run through a tank and refill to see if the...
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