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    Heat on RT

    I have a 2010 RT and I agree there can be a lot of heat coming up ahead of the handlebars. I recently put on a new Aeroflow shield to give me a little more protection and reduce the noise. Works...
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    Tool Kis Recomendadtion

    My tool kit contains all the tools necessary to do all the maintenance and repairs that I know how to do, including a compressor, flat repair kit. I also carry a GS911 and a small notebook computer....
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    RT Wheel Balancer

    I use a No-Mar balancer. It comes with two rods one with steel wedges for smaller bearing sizes (front wheels) and the other is threaded and uses large plastic wedges for bolts on wheels like the...
  4. 2014 F800GT - new screen

    Just put a new V_Tech screen on my bike at the rally. Biggest one I could buy. I'm 5 ft 8 inches tall. What a difference. I'm so impressed. No wind buffeting and less bugs on my helmet....
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    Re- Colored Brake Fluid

    I will flush it a few more times when necessary and see if it goes away. I can't believe BMW uses a product (hose etc) in a brake system that can be solvated by the brake fluid. It is not the only...
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    Rear Brake Fluid - 2014 F800GT

    My wife has a 2014 F800GT with 16,000kms on the bike. After about 10,000kms I noticed the rear brake fluid was very dark, but not the front. At the Rally in St. Paul I noticed that all the GT's have...
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    2014 F800GT - Windshield Swap

    Anyone swap out the windshield on their 800 GT.
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    TPM and BMW Response 2010 RT

    MY TPM is generally all over the place, occasionally it will settle in compared to my expensive race gage. At one point I contacted BMW about this and their response was that they do not intend that...
  9. Thread: PR-4 Question

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    Cupping Issue

    One more comment I forgot. I used to get excessive cupping on the front and occasionally on the rear and made it much better by running more air pressure. It is not cured but significantly better. On...
  10. Thread: PR-4 Question

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    Tire Question

    I have a 2010 RT and your getting about the right mileage out of your tires. I believe the rear is a 180/55 zr17 not a 120. I have used a lot of different tires and have stuck to Metzler Z8's for a...
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    2010 R1200RT - need a quiet windshield

    I have significant hearing loss and don't want to loose what is left. Ear plugs just make the ringing in my ears more annoying, so I would like some suggestions on quiet windshields.
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    Thanks for information on brake line

    Yup, now I get it, should be no problem. Great article on modifications. No more please. My wife will do everything you do so no more please.
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    Verholen Bars - Installation of Brake Extension

    Great job on this motorcycle. My wife has ordered one and I must do what you just did (great model). I just received a set of Motorad Verholen Bar backs and I am not too sure were the brake extension...
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    2013 F800GT Bar Risers

    Need to move the bars up and or back a little. Anyone tried something they liked.
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    2010 RT, Tire question

    What is the difference between a "o" and "m" spec Metzler tires ?
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    Cover for a 2010 1200RT

    I live in Yuma Arizona in the winter and need a durable cover for my 1200 RT while there. I had a Tourmaster but the plastic vents fell apart in the heat and sun. I need one large enough to cover the...
  17. Thread: Mineral Oil?

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    mineral oil service interval

    the dealer in San Deigo says the oil is only changed when they service the clutch.
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    Registering Tire Pressure Sensor

    I just looked in the service manul and it is a simple bolt on apllication to change the sensor, but to register to the bikes computer you need to find a BMW dealer to do this. This is just a plug and...
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    Oil Supplier

    You are not required to use BMW oil, omly oil that meets the correst viscosity and grades. There are many good quality oils that do this for less money.
  20. 2010 RT Valve Adjustment

    I have 65,000 k on my bike and so far the valves ar still in spec. I check them every 20,000 kms just to make sure.
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