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    JayJay, You had popping with a closed throttle...

    JayJay,
    You had popping with a closed throttle on decel?
    I use that as my guide if the throttle body's are out because of my Jap bike experience with the in-line 4 cylinders. I could always tell...
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    Anybody Else?

    What did you feel when your throttle body was synchronized by the shop and you felt what?
    Less vibration?
    Smoother idle?
    More power?
    I think Don may be right as usual....
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    I agree, the valve tappets are stable

    I can see at your mileage the valves have fully seated and are happy and settled in. The last time I checked my valve adjustment they were almost perfect with no adjustment at 23,000 miles. I am...
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    Do I need a throttle body sync?

    2008 RT with 27,000 miles. I have always checked/adjusted the valves and end play myself. Runs perfect IMHO. Do I really need to have the throttle bodies synchronized?
    What are the symptoms if...
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    Running out of fuel with 110 miles to empty on a...

    Running out of fuel with 110 miles to empty on a causeway or a levee road with no where to bail out would be a safety issue in my book.
    I do understand however that a luxury item like a fuel gauge...
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    If you have been watching this forum for the past...

    If you have been watching this forum for the past 6-7 years the fuel strip has been a regular topic for discussion.
    RT and GS owners have run out of fuel with over 100 miles to empty on the display...
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    All the seats you mentioned are much better than...

    All the seats you mentioned are much better than the stock seats IMHO
    I have Corbin and I love it. Let us see who throws rocks and who agrees.
    There are many threads in this forum discussing...
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    Check Your Side Stand

    I was giving my 08RT a thorough cleaning and noticed the side stand was loose. This is the second time it has loosened up. I would not like to go out and find my bike lying on it's side because of...
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    You guys are talking prices in the $7-$10K range...

    You guys are talking prices in the $7-$10K range for 6 year old bikes with let's face it, higher mileage.
    Compare the resale value to say a Honda or Yamaha sport touring comparable bike. The BMW...
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    Ste-Mere Eglise Church

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    Our recent trip to Normandy was a trip of a lifetime. We have so many wonderful memories and some great photos. I would have liked to be there at the 70th anniversary but we still had a...
  11. Wow

    I like the Cal-Sci better than the stock. You get use to things you know?
    The increased wind noise and buffeting is a bit much. I may just go back to the Cal-sci and leave it on.
    Many Cee Bailey...
  12. Hey Dann, I like your avatar!!

    Hey Dann,
    I like your avatar!!
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    You mean the new ones are still just as bad as...

    You mean the new ones are still just as bad as the 08 RT?
    I lost a low beam on a trip with limited tools, went to a NAPA store and bought the bulb. I got to work and after using the Lord's name in...
  14. What Do You Like About Your Aftermarket Windscreen?

    I have a 2008 R1200RT and the salesman said the first thing you are going to need to do is replace the windscreen with a Cal-Sci.
    I did not know what was wrong with the factory screen so I rode my...
  15. Thread: PR-4 Question

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    My 08 RT calls for 32-36 front and 36-42 rear. ...

    My 08 RT calls for 32-36 front and 36-42 rear. Correct me if I am wrong but did they change the recommended pressures on the 09 and up?
    I usually run 35 front and 40 rear. I love my PR3's.
  16. How old is old men?

    I am 57, bald, only ten pounds over weight and what little hair I have left is white.
    Am I old? I don't feel old.
    I would like to own a full dresser for those long comfortable rides and keep the...
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    I like Corbin

    I must say the Corbin is 10 times better than my stock 08 RT seat.
    When I first sat on the Corbin I felt I was part of the bike. With the stock seat I felt like I was sitting on top with no...
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    I have an 08 RT. I changed the transmission and...

    I have an 08 RT. I changed the transmission and fd fluid at 12K and24K. The oil I drained out was identical in color to the fluid I replaced it with.
    Nice bright pink.
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    Oops

    I just read through Odyssey's web-site and yes the battery tender is not an approved charging method.\My fault.
    I just can't get into spending so much money on a proper charger. The web site does...
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    Really?

    I had no idea these batteries had a different charging specification and method.
    Regarding ability to bring back to life, I checked it with a battery tester and it tested bad.I went for a 100+ mile...
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    Three Years And The Odyssey Is Toast

    I thought Odyssey was the best. I bought an Odyssey three years ago for my 08 RT at the beginning of the riding season and this morning it just went click. Last week it worked just fine but I...
  22. I was impressed

    I was very impressed how my neighbor was able to ride the gold wing. I might like a ride like that you never know. I enjoyed watching him counter steer the big bike into submission.
    The closest...
  23. OK, SO You ride an RT, Have You Owned a Goldwing?

    My neighbor owns a 1997 Honda Gold wing. I own a 2008 R1200RT. We rode up the Skyway to Butte Meadows in Northern California near Chico.
    As I watched him ride that 850 pound machine I was...
  24. Interesting!

    My wife and I just got back from France, Normandy region and Paris. I also called AT&T and they said my I-phone 5 would work just fine but it will cost $1 a minute. It did not work at all. I was...
  25. Maybe if the Harley Riders are caught waving to a...

    Maybe if the Harley Riders are caught waving to a non-Harley guy they are branded. Branded may include riding without the vest and chains.
    Oh the cruel cruel world.
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