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    A wise old tire Guru once told me that the proper...

    A wise old tire Guru once told me that the proper tire pressure is always changing with weight, temp, driving style ect. His recommendation is to start with the recommended tire pressure checked...
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    Steve, thanks for the site. I will keep that...

    Steve, thanks for the site. I will keep that tagged for future reference.
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    Thanks for the input. Today I started the bike...

    Thanks for the input.

    Today I started the bike and miraculously it cycled flawlessly through all the ESA settings.

    I will now make it part of my warm-up ritual to cycle through the settings so...
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    ESA Failure on 08 RT

    Yesterdays ride started with me changing my bike from one up to two up ride setting. The icon on the display blinked once and that was it with no raising of the rear suspension:banghead.

    From...
  5. Got tired of changing the bulb on my motolights. ...

    Got tired of changing the bulb on my motolights. Last time one burned out I changed the bulb for motolights LED version. They were a little expensive, $100 per pair, but very happy with results!
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    Sticky: Poll: 08 RT on fuel strip 3

    lucky for me all 3 were under warrentee
  7. As a side note... I was speaking to a Polaris...

    As a side note... I was speaking to a Polaris employee who had some interesting information. She said that many of the snowmobiles and victory motorcycles were having a miriad of fuel related...
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    Just ordered the optimate 4 duel from Westco...

    Just ordered the optimate 4 duel from Westco battery. The BMW plug is not included with the charger but is available through Westco for $12.95.
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    Instrument surround

    Wunderlichamerica.com makes an instrument surround in silver and burlwood to fit over the instrument cluster. Claims to cut down on glare.
  10. If you decide to go with the BMW LED brake light...

    If you decide to go with the BMW LED brake light I would highly recommend taking the lens off and sealing it with silicone.

    If you do a search on LED brake light I'm sure there is a post about the...
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    Please, stop shooting the messanger. The purpose...

    Please, stop shooting the messanger. The purpose of this post was to compare my experience with the Conti Road Attack vs Michelin Pilot Road. Not the PR2 or the PR3, the original PR!!!

    I never...
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    Change the seat, everything else will settle into...

    Change the seat, everything else will settle into place!!!
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    Road Attack. The road attack 2 is to replace...

    Road Attack. The road attack 2 is to replace original, with the claim of increasing mileage.
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    Based upon the wear of the rt side of the front...

    Based upon the wear of the rt side of the front tire, maybe .5-1k. The back could go maybe 2k.

    I do recall the oem pilot roads becoming less stable with the last 1-2k miles. I have not noticed...
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    Long term test Conti Road Attack tires

    Test bike 08 RT with 13238 miles. Type of riding is spirited with 80% one up commuting on back roads. 20% riding two up. Previous tire was michelin pilot roads, OEM tire replaced at 8112. Tires...
  16. Link is motolectric.com Product is called HICAP

    Link is motolectric.com

    Product is called HICAP
  17. The concept behind the upgrade is to increase the...

    The concept behind the upgrade is to increase the cable strand count to prevent a bottleneck between the battery and starter/charging system. This is supposed to decrease starting time and...
  18. Aftermarket battery terminal upgrade on RT

    Has anyone tried an aftermarket battery terminal upgrade on the RT? My concern, entering into the colder months, is the lack of cranking power supplied by the oem battery.

    I have seen claims...
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    My 08 RT makes a noise that I believe is related...

    My 08 RT makes a noise that I believe is related to the clutch. I have noticed that the noise does improve when the clutch is disengaged while in neutral. Pull the clutch and see if the noise...
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    Ken I also have some minor damage on my rt valve...

    Ken I also have some minor damage on my rt valve cover, I would be interested in a quote for repair.
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    I have been running the conti's road attacks on...

    I have been running the conti's road attacks on my 08 rt for about 2800 miles. I have been very pleased with the performance and wear to this point. They are much less noisy than the oem pilot...
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    Also had my BMW auxillary brake light fail due to...

    Also had my BMW auxillary brake light fail due to water getting into the circuit board. Very poorly sealed. The dealer was very helpful and is going to mail me a replacement when they receive their...
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    The icon looked like this . I thought that...

    The icon looked like this <H>. I thought that the oil check would come on with the bike computer, but it stayed on the outside temperature the whole time the icon was present.

    I checked the oil...
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    glitch in the multidisplay

    a strange diamond shaped icon with a H in the middle showed up next to the BC (right side) on my 08 RT. It appeared for about 20 minutes and then disappeared. The bike ran fine. The icon was not...
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    The compartment has a small psuedo shell to the...

    The compartment has a small psuedo shell to the rear of the opening. A pocket or keyring garage door transmitter fits there nicely with velcro tape. Easy to get to even with gloves on and it is...
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