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    +1 Every time...

    +1 Every time...
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    I think the easiest way to solve this problem is...

    I think the easiest way to solve this problem is to find the last registered owner and get a bill of sale from them. Here in CA, the police will come out and do a VIN verification. (there is a DMV...
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    Yes you have to deal with the UJM turn signals,...

    Yes you have to deal with the UJM turn signals, and the urine sample reservoirs but you get over that quickly, at least i did. :lurk

    Enjoy your new RT folks, it's going to be awesome!![/QUOTE]
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    How do I get that job?:deal

    How do I get that job?:deal
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    I'm on fuel strip number five for my '07 R1200RT

    I'm on fuel strip number five for my '07 R1200RT
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    I have the RT (and may soon be switching to a GT)...

    I have the RT (and may soon be switching to a GT) so this topic is very interesting. My RT only gets me wet on the top of my head and the outside portion of my arms.
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    I was using hyperbole a bit when I say I haven't...

    I was using hyperbole a bit when I say I haven't touched it. I have switched from sport to normal on occasion (I find comfort too soft). But again.. I'm old school. One setting would be fine...
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    I'm kind of old school. having been a mechanic...

    I'm kind of old school. having been a mechanic for 8 years I prefer not to have the complexity of unnecessary farkles that will fail at some point.

    Heated grips and seat are great as I ride year...
  9. To further Marty's semantics point... I worked...

    To further Marty's semantics point... I worked as a technician for 8 years and though everything Marty says is correct, I have to offer a minor tweak. Generally in motorcycle engine parlance, ...
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    Fascinating angle. I never considered the safety...

    Fascinating angle. I never considered the safety advantages of the boxer... maybe I should reconsider the K bike.
  11. Great post. Thanks for the link. If enough...

    Great post. Thanks for the link. If enough people register the complaint they will threaten BMW with a forced recall if BMW can't resolve the problem.
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    +1... These bike are not running on primitive...

    +1... These bike are not running on primitive fuels and old drippy carburetors that should need constant adjustment. I feel that BMW has been very responsive to my Lemon Law claim.. so far. They...
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    Sticky: Testing photos: ...

    Testing photos:

    http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss279/wharthog/_PAS3887.jpg

    <a href="http://s583.photobucket.com/albums/ss279/wharthog/?action=view&current=_PAS3887.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
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    In California if the vehicle has had two problems...

    In California if the vehicle has had two problems that are considered "life threatening" it is eligible for lemon status. Stalling does qualify according to a local lemon law atty. Or a "reasonable"...
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    maybe I'm naive and it reflects my only...

    maybe I'm naive and it reflects my only experience with a total loss ( I had an old Porsche and got rear ended) but I don't think most insurance companies are looking to rip you off. I received a...
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    If this problem happens twice and the dealer is...

    If this problem happens twice and the dealer is unable to fix it twice. Start a "lemon law" case with BMW Motorcycles of NA. Call the customer service number and tell them you want to open a lemon...
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    Having owned an '04 RT I do believe it was a...

    Having owned an '04 RT I do believe it was a great looking bike. By the end of it's life cycle though it was starting to look a bit dated compared to the newer bikes coming out.

    I bought an '07...
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    The only time I've ever smelled gas is when I...

    The only time I've ever smelled gas is when I picked up my R12RT from the dealer last week, after having them replace my fuel strip for the fourth time. When I got to work and dismounted I saw fuel...
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    Makes me wonder what the police bikes can do...:D

    Makes me wonder what the police bikes can do...:D
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    I'm on my fourth fuel strip for my ;07 RT. That...

    I'm on my fourth fuel strip for my ;07 RT. That is the part that sends the fuel level to the gauge. The gauge is terribly inaccurate even when it is working. BMW has roadside assistance which...
  21. Thread: 2008 R1200rt

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    I'm looking at buying an '06 with only 3200...

    I'm looking at buying an '06 with only 3200 miles on it... anyone know of any problems with '06s or improvements that were made for '07. I know there were transmission improvements on the K bike...
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