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    Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm confident...

    Thanks for all the suggestions.
    I'm confident that when I try to pop it in will be tomorrow night I'll be successful.

    . . . and that my next spline lube will be much much quicker!
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    Thanks Paul. I did try a shop rag but not...

    Thanks Paul.
    I did try a shop rag but not folded the way you suggest. Also, the bike was in neutral, not in gear.

    Now for what I did do right; I put bolts in the hub and marked the two shafts...
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    Final Drive Installation R1100RT

    I thought I'd wrap up my first spline lube this week end until I came to the part of re-installing the final drive.
    I've been trying without success to get the splined shaft of the final drive to...
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    Thanks, I'll order the parts. Another week of...

    Thanks, I'll order the parts.
    Another week of riding lost.
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    Pivot Bearing Wear - R1100RT

    When I was ready to install the final drive in the never ending saga of my first spline lube I noticed indentations on the right hand side pivot bearing.

    The indentations are from the roller...
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    Thanks Jim and Olsensan. It seems no matter how...

    Thanks Jim and Olsensan. It seems no matter how much research and planning one does something always pops up and throws you a curve.
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    Drive Shaft Removal - Spline Lube

    I'm doing my first spline lube on a 2000 1100RT with 50K on the clock and so far it has gone pretty well.

    I'm at the point where where I need to slide driveshaft off the transmission output...
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    Spline Lube Help

    Jeff,
    Google Ted Lucas Spline Lube DVD and you should see a something like BMW Maitenance DVDs at a website titled angerman.net/dvd. That web site offers an excellent DVD that oulines the...
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    I always take my r1100rt for a short spin with...

    I always take my r1100rt for a short spin with the tupperware off after synching the throttle bodies. No sense having to take all the tupperware back off if the bike is not running as smooth as the...
  10. Thread: New BMW Stores?

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    Living in west central Illinois it used to be...

    Living in west central Illinois it used to be less than an hours ride to the BMW dealer (Grayboy) in Peoria. As the story goes BMW NA insisted BMWs had to be in a stand alone show room, not next to...
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    It wasn't the management style at Twin City BMW...

    It wasn't the management style at Twin City BMW that closed their doors.

    It's BMW NA's folly that their bikes have to be sold primarily through stand alone stores. Smaller communities do not have...
  12. Odyssey PC680

    I have a PC680 in my RT1100 up here in central Illinois. The bike has been stored in an unheated garage since mid November and the battery still has a full charge.

    Odyssey batteries don't...
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    Vegas Rider, if you want a little more...

    Vegas Rider, if you want a little more information on how the techlusion works try this link:
    http://www.techlusion.com/instructions/1033ST.pdf

    Remember what ALIENHHITCHIKER wrote, it causes the...
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    Thanks to everyone for all their input. Prior to...

    Thanks to everyone for all their input. Prior to my original posting I had already pulled the CAT plug and it was a revelation. Now the bike runs like it should except for occasional surging...
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    Which Techlusion

    The exhaust on my stock 2000 RT after 40,000 miles has developed some leaks. I'm replacing it with a Ztechnik that eliminates the CAT but is tapped for the O2 sensor.
    To eliminate the mild to...
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