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    Fuel pump failure '07RT 106000kms

    Just out of winter storage, use Stabil while stored, filled up with fresh fuel and it ran great, then 200 kms later, engine died like it was out of gas. Tried restart & no go at first, opened...
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    Had P3s on my RT four years now, one of the best...

    Had P3s on my RT four years now, one of the best upgrades I made. Found that the small connectors filled with dielectirc grease were tempermental at times. Soldered the wires up, heat shrunk to...
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    The bikes were over loaded, witness the scene in...

    The bikes were over loaded, witness the scene in LWR with the pile of crap they left behind. Ewan & Charlie's bikes each had frames crack at weld points. Don't recall if shocks failed in LWR, maybe...
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    Centech

    Just installed a Centech AP-1 fuse block on my '07RT to remove the guesswork. Works well and avoids cutting into the existing wiring harness. Similar products are available.
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    I must be bored today

    Just checked A&S parts fiche, the part numbers are the same for the years you enguired about. Bought the aftermarket struts after buying the Vstream w/shield, much more robust than the stockers.
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    Review of 2011 R1200RT

    This is from a Canadian newspaper, for those who may be intersted, follow this link:
    http://www.wheels.ca/article/795120#comments
  7. Thread: Border Line?

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    Guess what is legal or acceptable in one country...

    Guess what is legal or acceptable in one country is not always legal in another. We do have strict handgun laws here compared to the states and am pretty sure England does also. Does that prevent...
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    self motivating w/shield 2007 R1200RT

    Turned on the key and the w/shield began raising & lowering by itself. Mmmm, thats interesting, toggled the switch several times just in case & still worked without my help. Started the engine and...
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    Rockies routes

    Looking at a map of B.C. will show three seperate routes, each has pros & cons, Hope B.C. is where you decide. Hwy 3 east has lots of traffic heading for the vacation areas of the Okanagan, once...
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    Will look into extending my trip a week or so,...

    Will look into extending my trip a week or so, can't imagine seeing 40K fellow beemer riders in one spot.
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    Holly, are(were) you a fellow pmq brat? Noticed...

    Holly, are(were) you a fellow pmq brat? Noticed something about Baden also...?
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    Cross one off the 'list'

    Taking my new(er)RT with me on May 1 & flying to Germany for nine weeks touring the continent. Survived a bad health scare last fall & personal life changed since, have the money & time at last to...
  13. Thread: What to take?

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    Thanks for the replies, has made my decision...

    Thanks for the replies, has made my decision quick & easy. Based on the first reply & info on the research site, settled on the D3100 as recommended by the second reply.:clap. A local outift has a...
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    What to take?

    Hi, am going over to Europe for two months, am pretty good with my old Nikon F90 but time to get modern and go digital? Probably stay with Nikon for lens reasons. Also told to take a laptop to...
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    More English spoken where?

    Finally going back to ride western Europe after nearly forty year absence & brushing up on my German & French. Question is, does one hear English more in France or Germany these days? Rarely heard...
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    It would appear we agree that time proved...

    It would appear we agree that time proved naysayers wrong so yes it is a moot point. I remember being told upon the purchase of my '83RT it had way too much electronic gadgetry, at least you could...
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    Paul, is this really the kind of bike you would...

    Paul, is this really the kind of bike you would ride in Cameroon? Could a rider repair a new(er) GS/RT/R there?:dunno Of the few negatives I heard, nearly all came from our side and from owners of...
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    lots of interest

    Hi, was at the annual winter bike show here and saw both new models. Must admit I was prepared to be skeptical, in all honesty couldn't be. The GTL drew the most attention by far, even the boys...
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    I have both series in book & dvd, they were also...

    I have both series in book & dvd, they were also looking at the Honda Transalp & Varadero, felt the Honda was not rugged enough when compared to the GS. LWR book, pg 42 points to them hoping to...
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    I often drive Hwy 63 to Ft.McMurray & have to...

    I often drive Hwy 63 to Ft.McMurray & have to pull over (I drive a semi) for these massive loads; some of them at 600,000lbs. Up here they usually move only in daylight with many pilot cars & at...
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    Tar sands???

    Allow me to correct your terminolgy, the proper name is the Alberta oil sands. Tar is not being refined there, oil is and the major customer for this oil is the U.S. Think about how well your...
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    Dave, I've not experienced anything like that...

    Dave, I've not experienced anything like that altho some people can do goofy things if they've been drinking... A small number of folks are just plain mean & are happiest making others miserable. ...
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    Mark, I've driven semis on the Alaska a fair bit...

    Mark, I've driven semis on the Alaska a fair bit and also ridden it on my bike. There are bike shops in Dawson Creek, Ft. St. John, & Ft. Nelson B.C.; they are all used to helping out riders with...
  24. Can't find them on e-bay but no luck-anyone have...

    Can't find them on e-bay but no luck-anyone have a link/site to look at?
  25. I crack open the throttle to start my '07RT in...

    I crack open the throttle to start my '07RT in these temps, it fires up easier/quicker, also use 10W40 syn, still on the original battery, so far so good too.
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