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    Had the bike checked at Max's today. 2 techs road...

    Had the bike checked at Max's today. 2 techs road tested it and didn't find anything out of the ordinary. Checked front end bearings, lock-to-lock for any binding and the front suspension status. All...
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    AndyVH: Thanks for the very complete response....

    AndyVH:

    Thanks for the very complete response. I was aware of the integral braking system and how it operates.

    The same problem does not occur when turning to the left. I used my GS-911 on the...
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    '09 R12GS Odd Slow Speed Handling

    My '09 GS has about 6500 miles on it. I'm running Bridgstone Battle Wings (502 on the rear, 501 on the front). Rear tire is a 150/70R17M and the front is a 110/80R19M. Both have good tread depth but...
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    Ended up taking the 28L topcase off my K1200Gt...

    Ended up taking the 28L topcase off my K1200Gt when I traded it. Had Max BMW paint the top cover to match my K1600GT. They did an amazing job matching and for a very reasonable $200. Looks great on...
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    I have an '08 K12GT, Adventurin Silver with about...

    I have an '08 K12GT, Adventurin Silver with about 10K miles on it. First owner. Bought new from Max BMW in N. Hampton, NH. They've done all the service. Except for 2 replacement batteries (until I...
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    K1600GT Colors??

    Does anybody know if BMW plans to release any new colors for the K16GT come spring? I know the current bikes are 2012 models, but does BMW ever change color schemes during the same model year or...
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    Case ON!!

    Got it on...just a very tight fit. A bit of WD40 helped!

    Here are the pics...
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    What's happening is the case, once positioned on...

    What's happening is the case, once positioned on the rack, will not lock down. In other words I can't get the large locking handle to close all the way. The 2 tongues that slide below the rear...
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    Trouble Securing 28L Topcase on '08 K1200GT

    Just bought a 28L BMW top case for my 2008 K1200GT. Had it painted to match my bike's color (Adventurin Silver). Looks great BUT I can't get the thing to lock down on the luggage rack (stock rack)....
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    Hi Eldor, The lights are fantastic! I ended up...

    Hi Eldor,

    The lights are fantastic! I ended up using the fender mount (G31 type) instead of the fork mount. I had my PIAAs on the forks and I found them to be a bit too low. The fender mount works...
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    '08 K12GT Clearwater Glenda Install

    Has anybody done a Clearwater Glenda light install on a 2008 K12GT? I just got my kit delivered and I'm trying to figure out the best location for the brightness volume control POT. Also, would love...
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    I had the Verholens on my 2008 K1200GT and ended...

    I had the Verholens on my 2008 K1200GT and ended up taking them off. As you may or may not know the shift lever height is adjustable but the brake lever height is not. I found with the lowered pegs...
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    I have a BMW tender that I use for both my 2008...

    I have a BMW tender that I use for both my 2008 K12GT and 2009 R12GS. The thing is unpredictable on the RT. I follow the routine: plug charger into accessory port, turn on the key, plug charger into...
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    Don: Check out Novus plastic polish. I've...

    Don:

    Check out Novus plastic polish. I've never had a "deep" scratch, but the stuff will remove some pretty awful looking stuff on your windshield or visor:

    http://www.novuspolish.com/

    You...
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    K1200GT/R-Series Recall Notice

    My son just sent me the following information regarding a front brake fluid leak recall from BMW on bikes built between August 2006 and May 2009 in the R-series and K1200GT:
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    K1200GT/R-Series Recall Notice!!

    My son just sent me the following information regarding a front brake fluid leak recall from BMW on bikes built between August 2006 and May 2009 in the R-series and K1200GT:
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    Doug, Did you ever end up getting the GPS...

    Doug,

    Did you ever end up getting the GPS bracket from Max's for your bike? If so, how did the install go? I just received my 665 yesterday and I'm about to start the removal and install of the...
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    Doug, BMW part number is: 71607676868 Call...

    Doug,

    BMW part number is: 71607676868

    Call Rose Marston at Max BMW and she'll get it out to you right away. Her contact info is:

    Rose Marston
    Apparel Specialist, Accessories and Parts
    MAX...
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    Doug, Derek from Touratech confirmed that as...

    Doug,

    Derek from Touratech confirmed that as well and I ordered the silver locking mounting kit for my bike. Thanks!

    I checked the BMW microfiche for a part number for that black plastic piece...
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    Here's my current set-up for the Z550. Note the...

    Here's my current set-up for the Z550. Note the black plastic mounting piece (BMW part) upon which the 550 mounts. I hope I can use this same back plate for the 665 with the Touratech bracket. What...
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    Thanks for posting the pictures...very nice...

    Thanks for posting the pictures...very nice set-up! :thumb

    Looks like the 665 with the Touratech locking bracket uses the standard 4-hole ram mounting arrangement like the 550's mount did. After...
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    Dwestly, Thanks for the info. Would you happen...

    Dwestly,

    Thanks for the info. Would you happen to have a picture of your set-up you could post to the forum? I'm sure others would appreciate it as would I!

    Please ride safely!

    Peter
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    Ooh...just ordered one of the 665s from GPS City...

    Ooh...just ordered one of the 665s from GPS City and should see it in about 2 weeks they say. How did you mount it on the K13GT? I have a K12GT (2008) which currently has a Zumo 550 mounted mid bars....
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