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    Flea market questions/response

    Anyone know why I can't open flea market questions? I had things for sale on the flea market and other members asked me questions by way or the included message tool. When I, as the seller, click...
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    Thanks for the input. I've done the hard wired...

    Thanks for the input. I've done the hard wired port that came with the BMW charger. Sorry for posting on Oilhead. I just bought the Hexhead on Saturday, after having an Oilhead for years, and have...
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    R1200RT charging question

    I recently bought a 2005 R1200RT and am new to the bike. On my 1996 R1100RT I could plug my BMW Brand charger in to the accessory port to keep the battery fresh. When I do this with the 1200 it...
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    Thank you

    Thanks for all of the input. I just ordered the Cee Bailey.

    Thanks again,

    Jerry
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    R1100RT aftermarket windshields

    I am looking to reduce wind noise and turbulence on my R1100RT. I am 5' 10" and am looking at the Cee Bailey Model #2 Euro cut +2.5". Has anyone had an aftermarket shield and what are your...
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    Name that part (picture attached)

    Can anyone identify these parts? They were sold to me online as seat risers for a '96 R1100RT. While they look like seat risers, they will not fit my RT. Any ideas?

    Thanks,

    Jerry
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    Name that part (picture attached)

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    Originally Posted by manicmechanic View Post I'm certain that, if a few folks in th

    I'd make the ride from Amherst, WI to learn more about maintaining my 1100RT. Jerry
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    Braided Brake lines for R1100Rt

    While I am doing my spring, waiting for snow free roads, tinkering on my 1100RT. I am considering changing out the stock brake lines for braided stainless. Has anyone done this? Is it a difficult...
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    '96 R1100Rt Radio

    I bought a '96 R1100RT used. It appears that it once had a radio or is set up to have one (I see speakers in the dash). Was a radio original equipment? Can I install one? What are the limitations...
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    Best battery 1996 R1100RT

    I know this has been discussed before, but I couldn't find it in the search. I need a new battery for my '96 R1100RT. Any thoughts? Deals? Things to avoid?

    Thanks,

    Jerry
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    Just attended a tire maintenance seminar at...

    Just attended a tire maintenance seminar at Nick's BMW in De Pere, WI. These tires came up as a topic for discussion and the presenter reported tread separation failures with these. For my money,...
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    '96 R1100RT Tire preference??

    Any thoughts on tires for an 1100rt? I've been riding Metzler Z6 without complaint, but I have not tried anything else. Is there a reason to change from the Z6?

    Thanks
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    '96 r1100RT Oil Filler issue

    I recently replaced the oil filler cap and plastic insert that it goes into. The problem is, now it leaks even though It appears to be seated as far in as possible. Has anyone done this repair...
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    Alaska Leather Coupon

    If you are ordering a sheepskin pad from Alaska Leather you will get a 10% discount if you enter the word deadsheep in the coupon code window. A friend saw this on a Harley chat site, I tried it...
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    Seat pad R1100RT

    Any thoughts on a seat pad for an R1100Rt? Sheep Skin? Beads? Gel? What's your experience? Thanks
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    Thanks, I checked the product reviews at Ride...

    Thanks, I checked the product reviews at Ride Magazines' website and that one is no longer posted. I did send them an email requesting the reviews be posted. It looks like a nice magazine with a...
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    Favorite torque wrench??

    Maybe a little off topic, but I've never really paid attention to torque levels when doing minor maintenance or repairs. Thus, I have no torque wrench. Do I need to spend $100 + on this tool, or...
  19. What's your favorite tire pressure guage?

    I am looking for a new pressure gauge. I would like an accurate dial or digital gauge that is compact enough to carry and not interact with my brake discs when I us it. Any thoughts? Quality and...
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    Peg Lowering on 100rt

    I put the suburban lowering kit in my '96 1100Rt. Fit easily without modification. I did adjust the shift lever and brake pedals a bit, which is easily done. The worst part was getting the peg...
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    '96 R1100RT Oil

    I just got an R1100RT, it currently is running on MOTUL 10-40 synthetic blend. I am looking for an appropriate, high quality oil that is readily available. I am more than 100 miles from a dealer...
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