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    Final Drive Info

    Just wanted to share my experience with a final drive failure. On my way to the 4 Winds rally last thursday I stopped at Mathias BMW in New Philadelphia,Ohio to get a new back tire put on my 05...
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    1200gs DRIVELINE LASH

    Don, I just got a chance to get back on - line and check replys to my question.
    I just went out to the garage and put the bike up on the center stand and with it in first gear i measure about 2 1/2...
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    05 1200 GS clutch/trans. HELP!

    I was wondering how hard it is to check/replace a clutch on a 1200 GS? I have excessive play in the trans or clutch. It's not in the driveshact or final drive because I can press down on the front...
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    parabellum W/S

    I put one on my r12gs and it made a big improvement in handling / stability in windy conditions especially on the highway around trucks. I can't really tell any big difference in gas mileage. It may...
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    Mississippi bound

    Well I'm leaving for the Dogwood Trail Rally as soon as I finish packing. Hope to see ya there if not on the road. It's Thursday morning. It's adventure time!!
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    Dogwood Rally

    Hope to see ya both there! Rob, I'll be looking for your GT along with the cigar smoke & beer. Don, what bike will you be on? I'll be on a blue '05 R1200GS with Ohio plates. Ride safe and enjoy...
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    Dogwood Trail Rally

    Is anybody else going to Mississippi for the rally this weekend, Apr 4-6 ? I am planning on leaving Thurs and was going to camp one nite on the road and was wondering if anybody had some suggestions...
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    burning clutch

    Stew,
    I have found that I sometimes do better without dragging the rear brake and when you slip the clutch, only do it as much as necessary and don't use any more throttle than needed. Just make...
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    play

    Thanks Jeff,
    Stay in touch about your new GS.

    bmwron
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    R1200GS Driveline Play

    Thanks Paul.
    I guess I'll just have to get used to it. I had to adjust my shifting a habits a little to stay smooth. I think part of that is just getting used to the boxer motor too. This is the...
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    05 R1200GS Excess driveline play

    I just bought my 05 1200GS about 3 months ago, (fall of 07). It had 40,000 mi on it at the time. It had the final drive bearings upgraded in July of 07. My question is how much driveline lash or play...
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    05 1200gs windshield

    I'm curious what w/s you went with ans are you satisfied with it? I have only had my gs for a couple months and love it except for the wind buffeting and instability on the highway in crosswinds and...
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    k1100lt tires

    I wore out a couple of Metzler Lazertecs on the frt of my 96 k1100lt. Had a M 880 on the rear during some of that time, I found the Lazertec to work fine with it in all conditions including cornering...
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    1100 LT heat problem

    On my '96 LT I found the thick foam insulation panels behind the fuel / temp gauge panels were out of place from previous service to bike. This insulation directs radiator heat out the small grills...
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