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    oil changed 07RT 110 kms

    Changed oil in FD this aft, first time in 3 years and 50K kms, a little dark. Changed tranny oil first time in four years, 60K kms, a little dark but expected that. More to the point, apart from...
  2. Thread: Touring articles

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    Touring articles

    Up here in Canada, one of the more popular motorcycle publications is Motorcycle Mojo magazine which is published ten times per year. Two of my touring adventures have been published in this...
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    front wheel bearings

    Being a semi driver, do know wheel bearings are oiled and serviced on a regular basis. I posted five/six years ago asking about greasing front wheel bearings, Don posted reply they are lubed for...
  4. Thread: Fuel strip poll

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    Sticky: Poll: 07 rt

    Failed 50K kms ago, in 03/11 & just use the trip odometer. After reading all the failures, decided to live w/o it.
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    Pretty much the exact symptoms my '07 RT had two...

    Pretty much the exact symptoms my '07 RT had two months ago except it wasn't so generous with running extra miles. Pulled the fpc off, no continuity with a multi meter, so new unit installed, it...
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    Sun must shine brighter in MA. Took my '07RT in,...

    Sun must shine brighter in MA. Took my '07RT in, flange is cracked and new pump assy etc on order. Of course none to be had & awaiting stock arrival from Germany. Hope within next three weeks, the...
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    Checked with dealer here, said sounds like the...

    Checked with dealer here, said sounds like the flange is cracked & is covered under the recall; just have to wait three weeks to get in for check up and repairs. Better than being told, 'we've never...
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    leak '07RT

    Just replaced the fuel pump controller, used Haynes manual to troubleshoot for pump failure (it was good), filter etc, used info on this forum re the fpc, it had died. Bike started & ran great, then...
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    Bought a new controller, looks life its black...

    Bought a new controller, looks life its black expoy coated, ran a thin bead of silicone to seal it & bike fired right up. Thanks for the pointers etc guys. Gary.
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    Just tested with the multi meter again and all...

    Just tested with the multi meter again and all readings are out of limit, guess finally know the problem.
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    Removed the controller, found dirt in the bottom...

    Removed the controller, found dirt in the bottom same as others have reported but no apparent sign of water. With the multi-meter, there is approx 3.44 ohm resistance + on blue wire and - on yellow...
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    Followed troubleshooting procedure outlined in...

    Followed troubleshooting procedure outlined in the Haynes, pulled the fuel pump out to test, it runs just fine, filter is clean inside + out. Reread racer 7 posts, his RT crapped out pretty much the...
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    Fuel pump failure '07RT 106000kms

    Just out of winter storage, use Stabil while stored, filled up with fresh fuel and it ran great, then 200 kms later, engine died like it was out of gas. Tried restart & no go at first, opened...
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    Had P3s on my RT four years now, one of the best...

    Had P3s on my RT four years now, one of the best upgrades I made. Found that the small connectors filled with dielectirc grease were tempermental at times. Soldered the wires up, heat shrunk to...
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    The bikes were over loaded, witness the scene in...

    The bikes were over loaded, witness the scene in LWR with the pile of crap they left behind. Ewan & Charlie's bikes each had frames crack at weld points. Don't recall if shocks failed in LWR, maybe...
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    Centech

    Just installed a Centech AP-1 fuse block on my '07RT to remove the guesswork. Works well and avoids cutting into the existing wiring harness. Similar products are available.
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    I must be bored today

    Just checked A&S parts fiche, the part numbers are the same for the years you enguired about. Bought the aftermarket struts after buying the Vstream w/shield, much more robust than the stockers.
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    Review of 2011 R1200RT

    This is from a Canadian newspaper, for those who may be intersted, follow this link:
    http://www.wheels.ca/article/795120#comments
  19. Thread: Border Line?

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    Guess what is legal or acceptable in one country...

    Guess what is legal or acceptable in one country is not always legal in another. We do have strict handgun laws here compared to the states and am pretty sure England does also. Does that prevent...
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    self motivating w/shield 2007 R1200RT

    Turned on the key and the w/shield began raising & lowering by itself. Mmmm, thats interesting, toggled the switch several times just in case & still worked without my help. Started the engine and...
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    Rockies routes

    Looking at a map of B.C. will show three seperate routes, each has pros & cons, Hope B.C. is where you decide. Hwy 3 east has lots of traffic heading for the vacation areas of the Okanagan, once...
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    Will look into extending my trip a week or so,...

    Will look into extending my trip a week or so, can't imagine seeing 40K fellow beemer riders in one spot.
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    Holly, are(were) you a fellow pmq brat? Noticed...

    Holly, are(were) you a fellow pmq brat? Noticed something about Baden also...?
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    Cross one off the 'list'

    Taking my new(er)RT with me on May 1 & flying to Germany for nine weeks touring the continent. Survived a bad health scare last fall & personal life changed since, have the money & time at last to...
  25. Thread: What to take?

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    Thanks for the replies, has made my decision...

    Thanks for the replies, has made my decision quick & easy. Based on the first reply & info on the research site, settled on the D3100 as recommended by the second reply.:clap. A local outift has a...
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