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    Hey thanks a million for all the positive...

    Hey thanks a million for all the positive feedback everyone. To me it sounds like the best way might be to patch it from the inside since we here in the frozen nort counrty won't be riding for a...
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    Picked up a nail

    Dad Nabbit
    If history was ever known to repeat its self this is it. For the second time in a row my new Metzler 880 picked up a nail / drywall screw with less than 1000 miles on it. Different house,...
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    Great idea I'm going to give it a try. Tired of...

    Great idea I'm going to give it a try.
    Tired of making the once-a-year purchase.
    This should cure it......
    THANKS

    Now does anyone have an extra right side cover laying around not being used??
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    03 RT spark plug cover

    For some reason in as many years I have lost two spark plug covers. I have been very careful about installing them "properly" but they still committ suscide and jump off out on the road somewhere,...
  5. Thread: Good Lock Oil

    by BigTim
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    For what it's worth I give all my locks a lillte...

    For what it's worth I give all my locks a lillte squirt of WD40 once a year and they have worked find for twenty years.

    If you get crud in them you have other issues.
  6. Thread: Helmet Hanger

    by BigTim
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    Regardless of the bike I'm riding I usuallly put...

    Regardless of the bike I'm riding I usuallly put my gloves in the bottom of the helmet turn it over and put in on the left hand mirrior.

    Don't know why other than I always have. Even in the rain...
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    Thanks for all the good ideas everyone. I...

    Thanks for all the good ideas everyone.

    I have been through there many times my self and have never found a good way to get through the mess. From what I picked up from the locals that commented...
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    Thanks for the offer. Empire, Leland are olfd...

    Thanks for the offer. Empire, Leland are olfd favorites but always nice to return to. Suttons Bay and on up towards Elk Rapids and Bellaire are good riding areas. Not to fussy just looking to see...
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    Thanks I was thinking something like down and out...

    Thanks I was thinking something like down and out west of Chicago then head up to Beerville. :drink
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    Probably been asked before but....

    I need to get from Battle Creek to Milwaukee and would like to skirt Chicago even if it means a few extra miles. Any ideas?

    Does anyone have a tried and true way to get through there without...
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    Thanks for the offer. I am in Battle Creek and...

    Thanks for the offer. I am in Battle Creek and have been going to TC for many years and think I know my way around fairly well, but would be interested in knowing having some guidance from the local...
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    FWIW, The motoGP race is moved up next year to...

    FWIW,
    The motoGP race is moved up next year to the last weekend in august. Awesome racing.
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    No need to rush home for a hot shower the showers...

    No need to rush home for a hot shower the showers at the campground are pretty steamy.

    FYI, as of last weekend the Mini-Rally planning has begun. :wave
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    Thank you everybody. I knew someone (s) would...

    Thank you everybody.
    I knew someone (s) would have a good idea about how to solve this problem.

    Many thanks to all of you for your efforts. :bow
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    Gas cap lock problem

    I suspect this subject has been beat around as much as what kind of oil to use but here goes.

    A good friend bought an 83 R100RT in great shape. One nagging problem is with the keys. The gas cap...
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    Here we go.

    Here we go.
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    Sorry to say Scott but TOO BAD about the...

    Sorry to say Scott but TOO BAD about the pictures.
    She's buttoned up now and I'm not taking it apart again for nothing. At least for pictures anyhow, way too many screws.

    PLUS, you've aready...
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    A big THANK YOU is due

    Just wanted to give a big shout out to this forum.

    This past weekend I dove head on into my first R1150RT valve adjustment with great success. Mostly due to the great discussions and how-to's...
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    Count me in too. Camping Dirt Tracking Road...

    Count me in too.
    Camping
    Dirt Tracking
    Road Racing
    Wahoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! can't wait.
    I'm so escited I can't hardly sleep.
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    UPDATE A new Harbor Freight store opened here so...

    UPDATE
    A new Harbor Freight store opened here so yesterday I paid them a visit. Found just what I was looking for in a combo wheel stand / chock.

    It's heavy duty steel, adjustable, and very...
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    Well it took me more than a day to get to this...

    Well it took me more than a day to get to this but last night I was able to get the soft ties out and put the nice soft sleeves over them and they do fit around the fork tubes and when pulled tight...
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    Heated grips on the RT don't think I'll risk it....

    Heated grips on the RT don't think I'll risk it.

    Too many years hauling bikes around, heck it's hard enough as it is not compressing the front end!! Pretty old school when it comes to tieing down,...
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    The procedure shown in the pdf is using a model...

    The procedure shown in the pdf is using a model with a much more open fork brace. On my 03 RT there is a lot more plastic around the braske hose clamp stud.

    The bolt mounted for routing the brake...
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    Muneio your the best, what a guy. thanks a...

    Muneio your the best, what a guy. thanks a million for the great video sure took the question out of it for me. If your not in the video business you missed your calling. thanks a lot!:thumb

    This...
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    Thanks Muneio MrFrank I think your confused...

    Thanks Muneio

    MrFrank I think your confused
    Osram and Sylvaina are the same company. The blue lights your thinking or are the ones that come in the high end cars like Caddies and Lexus those are...
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