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    Great Information!

    Thank you for keeping all of us informed!
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    Brake Surging

    I have a 2008 RT and have had the same problem twice. (Rear Brake) The dealer measured the run out. It was in specs however not by much. BMW specs are very liberal. I had to convince BMW that...
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    Comfort Seat

    Max in New Hampshire had a demo comfort seat. They let me try it for a week. You might want to talk with your dealer
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    Comfort Seat 2008 R1200RT

    The comfortable ride time on my stock seat was about an hour. The comfort seat increased it to about three hours and is getting longer as the seat continues to break in. Currently about 2500 miles on...
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    Battery 2008 RT

    On my second year with this $65 battery. Starts well hot or cold. Was as heavy as original. 1 year warranty. Completely satisfied!!

    http://www.staabbattery.com/
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    Tachometer Repair

    Does anybody know of a tachometer repair shop that could repair a tach on a 74 R90S?
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    Seat Connectors

    You can purchase connectors at Del City delcity.net
    Packard Type 56 series connectors look like they would work based on what i see in my catalog
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    Comfort Seat (as opposed to the standard non-comfort seat)

    Not sure where you live however Max BMW had a demo seat for me to try. I used it for a few days, liked it and gave them a credit card over the phone. Better than the stock seat. Its the standard...
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    Booster Plug

    My guess is that if we were sitting down over a beer and I asked why you purchased an (expensive) BMW over other brands you would allude to the German engineering. Or maybe the attention to detail...
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    Battery Alternative

    The battery on 2008 RT lasted 3 years. Cranked slowly since day one. There is no magic to batteries regardless of what BMW would want you to believe for $180.00. I purchased this battery from Staab...
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    Comfort Seat

    The BMW comfort seat (As opposed to the standard un-comfort seat)on my RT is certainly better than the high or low stock seat. I had both on the bike at one time or another. I don't know how it would...
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    Battery Terminals

    With a battery that is up to snuff and the recommended oil, your bike will start when the air temp is in the twenty's and even colder. My 2008 starts all winter in New England. Not saying that I am...
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    Seat

    Here are the part numbers from the Max BMW web sites. You should be able to get a part number off of the seat on the bike to match one of these depending on heat, color, and hight


    52537683644 ...
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    R1200 Battery

    You might want to try this battery.

    http://www.staabbattery.com/product/sla-12/UB12220-V.html

    My 2008 RT battery went bad over the winter. I replaced with one of these. The battery fits well,...
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    Brake Rotors

    While i am not as technical as some of you folks I spent many years in the auto industry with German and American cars. I was always amazed with the number of brake pulsation problems the Germans...
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    Brake Pulsation

    I had a brake pulsation when coming to a stop on my 2008 RT with 6,000 miles on it. Probably from 10 MPH and down rear brake (foot pedal) only. It was obvious that the rotor was not running true. The...
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    Thank you for the info Greenwald. It all comes...

    Thank you for the info Greenwald. It all comes down to getting the claim paid without a hassle. Price seems to be pretty fair.
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    Extended Warranty

    Does anyone have experience with an actual claim with Contego extended warranty? As a 25 year automotive service manager I am a little leery of extended service plans in general. However i have done...
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