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    Gee, that sounds like work. And from my limited...

    Gee, that sounds like work. And from my limited exposure to BMW Motorrad dealers, work is something that they shy away from. (In the service dept.)

    Now, before you get your panties in a knot, I...
  2. Thread: brake warning

    by BigAdv
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    poor connection or defective cable. Earl

    poor connection or defective cable.

    Earl
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    Mark, nice pic, it shows how my gauge used to...

    Mark,

    nice pic, it shows how my gauge used to read before they tried to fix it. The mark that you show as full is instead the 3/4 full mark, and so one down. After the software update and a new...
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    "I doubt BMW is going to invest the time and...

    "I doubt BMW is going to invest the time and money to ensure identical calibration from motorcycle to motorcycle, just that the gauge is generally accurate."

    If it was a matter of it being out by...
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    Or pooching it.:eat Just thought of...

    Or pooching it.:eat

    Just thought of something, put your wet gear in the bottom, then rap some salmon w/oinion, butter, garlic, and dill in tinfoil, through it on top of the wet gear, then 1 1/2...
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    Not quite sure how citing a 10 year old service...

    Not quite sure how citing a 10 year old service bulletin that was published when drip feed roller bearing eng.s where the norm for BMW, will 'clear up' the confusion. As stated in your post, BMW now...
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    That all fine and dandy, but I do not see the...

    That all fine and dandy, but I do not see the relevance in posting this info., as this is a hexhead forum and this info pertains to K bikes, two totally different animals. Seems that this will add...
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    Sounds to me that it was not just simply the oil,...

    Sounds to me that it was not just simply the oil, by your own words. Pump, brgs, oil with an extemely high VI, and very thermally stable. (really good oil to save an inheranty flawed design)

    The...
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    Don, that seems to me to be a human error, not a...

    Don, that seems to me to be a human error, not a failure of the oil it self, the engineers tried to skimp on the oil needed for a high performance engine, and failed. And i know what you mean on...
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    I just love reading these treads on which oil is...

    I just love reading these treads on which oil is best. I usually just read with amusement and move on to the next tread, but today I would like to pose a question. Before I do I would like to...
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    If the bike is starting, then it is not a ews...

    If the bike is starting, then it is not a ews ring failure. The bms-k is getting the correct signal from the key, if not it would not start period. The problem is in the BMS-K modual it self, the...
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    I had the same thing on my R1200GSA and have it...

    I had the same thing on my R1200GSA and have it on my R1200RT, now that I have read that others are experiancing the same thing, this is becoming a real issue, something needs to be done about this,...
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    I just updated an old post of mine on the fuel...

    I just updated an old post of mine on the fuel gauge issue.
    as far as milage goes I think that some people are stating in US gallons and some are stating in Imp. gallons. my bike seems to get...
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    update on the update

    to continue the story. the bike went into the shop today to have the fuel gauge repaired. Since my last up date, the bike has been in the shop 3 seperate time for this issue. I brought it in as...
  15. Thread: Tire advice

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    Thanks, I ended up getting a BT021 for the front....

    Thanks, I ended up getting a BT021 for the front. I'll see if it has better luck than the BT020, if it holds up I'll get the same on the back when I get back, (5000km) if not I think I might try a...
  16. Thread: Tire advice

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    Tire advice

    Tire dilemma

    I have BS BT020ÔÇÖs on my 07 RT. IÔÇÖm leaving on a trip in a week. The front tire is starting to cup badly. The rear tire is fine to make the trip on. Do I get a new BT021...
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    You are more than free to use any parts you want...

    You are more than free to use any parts you want to on you bike. But keep in mind that this filter (Purulator PL10241) IS NOT LISTED IN THE APPLICATION CHART FOR THE R1200RT. As such, purolator and...
  18. Thread: Temperature

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    If it gets to the top, shut it down, otherwise...

    If it gets to the top, shut it down, otherwise enjoy riding on the twisty back roads. Thats what its made for.

    Earl
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    Do any of you read and comprehend the OP's post? ...

    Do any of you read and comprehend the OP's post? He stated that the FD was replaced and that there was only 3000km on the bike. So not putting the miles on it and not a tyre issue. Stuff breaks,...
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    It happened to one of the reporters during the...

    It happened to one of the reporters during the press launch of the R1200GS in 04, so you are not the first. :doh

    Earl
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    900ml, SAE 90 API GL5 hypoid gear oil. (I use...

    900ml, SAE 90 API GL5 hypoid gear oil. (I use synthetic 75W90 gear oil, but what I stated is the rec. of BMW)

    Earl
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    Maybe you should think about getting a trailer...

    Maybe you should think about getting a trailer Jim, then you could pack in a tire machine and a compressor and a gen. set. It would be like not leaving home.:laugh :whistle

    Earl
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    Tools, what's in yours?:laugh

    Tools, what's in yours?:laugh
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    The batt.s are quite expensive, about $100.00 but...

    The batt.s are quite expensive, about $100.00 but they do come with new sensors. They are a none serviceable part, if the batt. dies, you have to get a new sensor. They are 'supposed' to last 5 to...
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    Try this; ...

    Try this;

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328591

    Hope it works(the link and the mod)

    Earl
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