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    USMC 1966-1970 RVN March 68 through April 69...

    USMC 1966-1970
    RVN March 68 through April 69 VMA 211.
    Aviation Ordinance, A-4 Sky Hawk C, D,and E models


    I enlisted, I was afraid I'd be drafted into the Army. And I enjoyed it most of the...
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    I used my passport last year to enter Canada and...

    I used my passport last year to enter Canada and it was easy. They scanned my passport and I was on my way. How ever the group of riders ahead of us had some difficulty. It seems Canada can and will...
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    I'm not suggesting this as a way around virginia...

    I'm not suggesting this as a way around virginia law. But some states don't require titles for vintage motor vechicles. GA I believe is 18 years old and no title need for registration just a bill of...
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    Sticky: On the Haul road North of the Brooks range

    Now here's a dirty 2006 R1200RT
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    35 odd years ago when I lived in Michigan I rode...

    35 odd years ago when I lived in Michigan I rode my Matchless G80CS all winter long. I'd mount endure type tires on the bike. I also carried a pocket full of sheet metal screws for when the roads...
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    I can't help with the 1150 vs the 1200. But I can...

    I can't help with the 1150 vs the 1200. But I can say I love the ESA. push button control of both preload and dampening is great. no more cranking valves and adjusting shocks just so I can drop of...
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    I tryed that, It didn't do the trick. I called my...

    I tryed that, It didn't do the trick. I called my dealer today and was told that sequence worked up through 2005. unfortunatly mine is an 06. They also told me not to worry about the battery...
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    Turning off running lights

    Is there a code/ switch sequence that will turn off the lights with the engine running?

    So you don't have to ask why, I'm a MSF rider coach. I'll be teaching the ERC soon and I will be using...
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    I had the same problem. When trying to change the...

    I had the same problem. When trying to change the right headlight bulb the socket crumbled in my hand. I found a replacement socket and pig tails at Advance Auto parts. cost was 3.98. I took out the...
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    OK, here's one, I have a 2006 RT. It came with...

    OK, here's one, I have a 2006 RT. It came with the so called sealed final drive. No FD oil change was required during the 600 mile service. The bike ran beautifuly no real problems except for a few...
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    36,000 miles and two years old. My ESA failed...

    36,000 miles and two years old. My ESA failed during a trip to Alaska. The first indication I got of the impending failure was the suspension changed on it's own during engine start. Once the ESA was...
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    I installed the RTP fan on my RT 2 years ago. I...

    I installed the RTP fan on my RT 2 years ago. I wired it through a variable oil temp switch in the return line for the oil cooler. Now when the oil temp gets to the third bar the fan turns on. When...
  13. On my 06 RT I turn on the flashers by thumbing...

    On my 06 RT I turn on the flashers by thumbing both turn signal switchs at the same time. I cancel them by hitting either turn signal then hit the cancel switch
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    I have an 06 RT. on my way back from Alaska I...

    I have an 06 RT. on my way back from Alaska I started to notice a burning smell. I was with my Brother and neither one of us could pin point it. The bike continued to run strong all the way back to...
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    I hate to be the one to ask the dumb question....

    I hate to be the one to ask the dumb question. But, do you guard the rear brake while riding? What I mean by this is do you keep your right foot above or just touching the brake lever? If you do then...
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    I connected mine to the left parking light bulb....

    I connected mine to the left parking light bulb. That way I can use them with either High or Low beam.
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    What speed do you have to average to do that ride...

    What speed do you have to average to do that ride in 5 minutes? just Kidding
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    Agreed, The alarm is not connected to the...

    Agreed, The alarm is not connected to the motorcycles horn. I have an 06 R1200RT and the alarms horn seems to be a bit asthmatic
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    The 600 mile service check had been done as well...

    The 600 mile service check had been done as well as having the FD oil changed at 21,000 just prior to my ride to Alaska. I had a total of 33,000 miles on the bike when the final drive went south
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    The final drive on my 06 RT failed two weeks ago...

    The final drive on my 06 RT failed two weeks ago during a night ride to FL. I checked the bike before departure and everything looked ok. About 150 miles into my ride The bike staeted to feel loose....
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    I did it accidently when a cage pulled out in...

    I did it accidently when a cage pulled out in front of me. I don't know why it does it. One would think that as soon as the rear wheel left the ground the antilock brakes would release. unless it is...
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    Mine is also mounted under the seat. Before you...

    Mine is also mounted under the seat. Before you hide that fuse panel under the plastic. Remember you may have to change a fuse in the dark of night.
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    I asked about them at my dealer. They said they...

    I asked about them at my dealer. They said they would not recommend them as the handle bars would not take te stress. FWIW
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    I have an 06 R1200RT. I installed the Piaa lights...

    I have an 06 R1200RT. I installed the Piaa lights my self in about a half hour. The lights come with a relay to tap into the RT's high beam. They worked perfect from the start with no faults from the...
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    I have an 06 RT. I also live in North GA and ride...

    I have an 06 RT. I also live in North GA and ride the same roads. I run 40psi in the front and 42psi in the rear. Metzler Z6 tires. My front tire usually has plenty of tread left with little signs of...
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