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    From an exchange with Seat Concepts:

    From an exchange with Seat Concepts:
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    I did a couple of hundred miles today in...

    I did a couple of hundred miles today in temperatures ranging from 83 to 103 degrees. The high temps were seen in stop and go freeway traffic and at no point did I notice any more heat than on the...
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    No need to remove the panels. Look up from...

    No need to remove the panels. Look up from underneath and you should see it taped to the fairing support. Wire #3 is positive, wire #1 is negative and wire #2 is not used.
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    Buy the repair plug and wire it to the GPS power...

    Buy the repair plug and wire it to the GPS power cord and plug it into the existing socket provided by BMW for the OEM GPS.
  5. Yes you can. The mounting points are the same. ...

    Yes you can. The mounting points are the same. There are no fault codes for the bike to throw as confirmed by my Ohlins rep when enquiring about replacing the ESA shock with a non-ESA version (2012...
  6. Thread: Why ESA

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    If I could purchase a bike without ESA from my...

    If I could purchase a bike without ESA from my dealer, I would. The problem is it is part of a package of items I like. After finding the closest appropriate setting, I seldom move it. The down...
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    Here is the feature shown on the thread tools...

    Here is the feature shown on the thread tools drop down on the Two Wheeled Texans forum. Once selected I never see that thread again unless I manually remove it from the list. Kind of the polar...
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    Ignore Thread Feature?

    Other forums on which I participate using vBulletin software offer a feature allowing the individual to ignore individually selected threads. They certainly improve my browsing experience when those...
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    OEM seat questions - 2014 R1200GSA

    I see seat options for the standard GS including a high seat. Differences in the height of the suspension between the GS and GSA make a direct comparison difficult on paper. So, my question is...
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    You can buy just the mounting bracket and plate...

    You can buy just the mounting bracket and plate and mount other GPS units.
  11. I sold my 2012 Gold Wing and bought a 2013 RT. ...

    I sold my 2012 Gold Wing and bought a 2013 RT. Hated the Wing. While supposedly improved, it was still severely under sprung and the anti-dive front fork would jar your teeth out. Race Tech or...
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    I use a Sony MW600 bluetooth receiver with my own...

    I use a Sony MW600 bluetooth receiver with my own earbuds. If you pair it with a GPS you can even adjust the volume from the GPS.
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  13. Thread: Reliable

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    Fairly common - It happens often enough that the...

    Fairly common - It happens often enough that the subframe failure is well documented along with specific fixes and the community has a resident expert who performs this specific repair.
  14. Thread: Reliable

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    To keep things in perspective, all brands have...

    To keep things in perspective, all brands have their issues. A member on another forum just had his FJR's subframe self-destruct at speed. Turns out it is fairly common.
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    Spencer no longer modifies BMW seats. He claims...

    Spencer no longer modifies BMW seats. He claims the edges of the pan split when stapled. Everyone else seems to have mastered this, but this is his decision.
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    I believe it is the oil level warning symbol. BC...

    I believe it is the oil level warning symbol. BC is the German abbreviation for onboard computer.
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    I tried the Varios on my camhead and found them...

    I tried the Varios on my camhead and found them heavy, fragile and lacking in space. I prefer top loading boxes and when it was all said and done, I was willing to pay for the Adventure cases and...
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    Yeah, I'm officially old. I yearn for the Austin...

    Yeah, I'm officially old. I yearn for the Austin of old where the atmosphere was friendly. I miss the Armadillo, Soap Creek Saloon, New West, Club Foot and many others. The Hipsters have replaced...
  19. Look from the under side of the fairing near the...

    Look from the under side of the fairing near the oil cooler. You will see the plugs taped to a support.
  20. According to the parts fiche, that is the correct...

    According to the parts fiche, that is the correct part number for the '09.
  21. I know you didn't ask about the BMW mount, but...

    I know you didn't ask about the BMW mount, but this might help.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v609/kurt1305/D2AF144B-CF0B-43E5-B9F3-F9D72F264243-3570-0000027A9D4457DD_zps6eb804d2.jpg
  22. I had the Wuderlich unit on my 2011. It required...

    I had the Wuderlich unit on my 2011. It required disassembling the dash to mount. On my 2013, I got the BMW mount instead. Same cost, easy two bolt installation and works just as well.
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    Excellent point. The Helibars include...

    Excellent point. The Helibars include instructions to create enough slack in the wires and cables to prevent binding. Total install time was about 15 minutes including careful use of a torque...
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    I put Helibar risers on a 2013 RT. The 2013...

    I put Helibar risers on a 2013 RT. The 2013 lacks the 4th bolt, but the other three are the same pattern meaning any of the risers will work.
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    No need to cut anything. Simple unplug the old...

    No need to cut anything. Simple unplug the old outlet, remove it and replace with a Powerlet. You can convert back to the original at any time if you wish.
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