Search:

Type: Posts; User: HaroldRT09; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    446

    Thanks for the heads up Lee. I've been looking...

    Thanks for the heads up Lee. I've been looking at Revzilla, as one of several suppliers. I must have missed this availability. The other issue has to do with a wider variety of tires available with...
  2. I replied to Pirate's Lair directly, not via the...

    I replied to Pirate's Lair directly, not via the MOA post, but never heard anything back from them. Of course he's asking for a 2014, and I have a 2013 GS, but I thought that wouldn't make any...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    446

    Hard to Find Tires for '13 R12GS W

    Okay, so can anyone help me out with this problem I'm having getting new rubber on my bike. I'd like to get a set of Heidenau, but they haven't made a set yet for my GS (not in production yet). It...
  4. I got my panniers in about one week--yah, now if...

    I got my panniers in about one week--yah, now if I could only pick up the Navigator GPS, things would be complete at that point. No worries though, I'm using my old GPS, and it works just fine--and...
  5. You are correct--had that explained to me by one...

    You are correct--had that explained to me by one of the BMW mechanics. It's always nice to know how to access things, and deal with issue that may arise while out in the boonies. Enjoy the ride:laugh
  6. Okay, so here's the deal. I finally learned how...

    Okay, so here's the deal. I finally learned how to accomplish removing the panel on the right side of my wethead, which gives access to the radiator and expansion tank. There are four panel screws,...
  7. Thanks for the suggestions--good advice. And you...

    Thanks for the suggestions--good advice. And you have a good one, too.:usa
  8. Replies
    46
    Views
    7,272

    Sticky: Just picked up my sweetie last Wednesday, July...

    Just picked up my sweetie last Wednesday, July 10, 2013; and have enjoyed the ride immensely. Can't wait for an extended trip when my panniers come in.:thumb
    40971
  9. Thanks everyone--it's no big deal. I like to get...

    Thanks everyone--it's no big deal. I like to get ahead of the game in the event something goes wrong. I've learned that hard way not force any fitment on the bike, because everything normally fits...
  10. The R1200GS water cooled--the newest, 2013 and...

    The R1200GS water cooled--the newest, 2013 and only water cooled GS.
  11. Accessing coolant expansion tank area/removal of plastic panel

    Does anyone have any suggestions regarding the removal of the plastic panel on the right side that gives access to the expansion tank and radiator fill? I successfully removed the necessary screws...
  12. Got my GS-WC this past Wednesday, and I was lucky...

    Got my GS-WC this past Wednesday, and I was lucky the dealer had a set of crash bars, so I'm good to go with that; however I discovered the day after the sale that the panniers are still in Germany,...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,000

    Thanks so much for your input. This will make a...

    Thanks so much for your input. This will make a huge difference with my decision making process.
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,000

    Are fuel strips in the new R1200GS (WC)?

    Can anyone please tell me whether or not the old problematic fuel strips are installed in the new R1200GS water cooled bikes? I have a 2009 R1200RT, and I'm thinking about trading it in on one of the...
  15. Replies
    314
    Views
    31,602

    Sticky: Poll: Fuel Strip Failure(s)

    I absolutely love my R1200RT 2009; however, I've gone through "4" failed fuel strips on BMW's dime, but my time and inconvenience. Sure wish this problem could be addressed once and for all. I...
  16. Replies
    314
    Views
    31,602

    Sticky: Poll: R1200RT 2009 Fuel Strip Failure

    Sadly to say that I've had 4 fuel strips fail over the life of 59,000 miles since March of 2009. I've really enjoyed my bike immensely, but can't understand why this failure cannot be corrected by...
  17. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,803

    Well, I thought I'd weigh in on this subject,...

    Well, I thought I'd weigh in on this subject, too. My first fuel strip went out after 29,000 great miles on my R1200RT '09. The funny thing is that it occurred one week after a service recall on...
  18. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,107

    Welcome guys! I'm rather new to this forum, too....

    Welcome guys! I'm rather new to this forum, too. In fact, I purchased a R 1200 RT in late March...and what a great bike to ride. I previously owned a Harley Heritage Softail. After about 40,000...
  19. Thread: Welcome!

    by HaroldRT09
    Replies
    38
    Views
    20,716

    Sticky: I concur with everyone else about the RT's. I...

    I concur with everyone else about the RT's. I recently purchased a 2009 R1200RT and have loved every 1,150 miles of it so far. Have only had it for a couple of weeks and haven't had time to ride...
  20. Replies
    824
    Views
    276,424

    Sticky: Here's my pride...although I've only had her for...

    Here's my pride...although I've only had her for less than two weeks, I've been able to put a few miles (1,150) on her. Can't wait for the cross-country trip in late July. I love this bike...
    ...
  21. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,569

    Well, I'm happy and proud to say that I am also...

    Well, I'm happy and proud to say that I am also the proud new owner of a R 1200 RT 2009 model. I traded in my Harley and haven't turned back since. My Beemer is not quite two weeks old and I've put...
  22. Replies
    32
    Views
    7,036

    Harbor Freight spark plug socket

    I'm new to this forum, so here goes. I discovered the perfect spark plug socket at Harbor Freight Tools, which is an "Extended reach 5/8 spark plug socket used with a 3/8 extension; and you're in...
Results 1 to 22 of 22