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    Thanks and its great if it never had to be done -...

    Thanks and its great if it never had to be done - but - what if it did? Remove head covers, cams and insert shims???
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    Valve adjustment?

    I don't have one but can someone tell me the procedure for adjusting the valves on the new engine? A condensed version would be fine. Just wondering and haven't seen it published. Thanks much.
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    Mirrors - '91 RT

    Is anyone using suitable replacement mirrors on their R100RT? Mine have issues. Any pictures of whats working for you and where to get them would be appreciated.
    Thanks!
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    Dear Dockery

    Wonderful, interesting history. As it illustrates, a long tradition of great BMW's were reliable because of quality and good product development. Now the 1200's provide many threads suggesting luck...
  5. I would let the air out of a tire and fill it up...

    I would let the air out of a tire and fill it up with the engine off after the bike has been sitting a day or so. See if it starts well after that. If not - put a charger on it and don't do that...
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    Hey thanks. I kinda thought this might elicit...

    Hey thanks. I kinda thought this might elicit some "soulful" replies. I suppose its true that cell phones have replaced tools and many more people know how to use the former. There are also...
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    Early misgivings - '07 R1200RT

    I asked in my earlier thread about the paucity of tools packed in my newly bought used '07 RT. Thanks for the replies, apparently this is standard practice and none were previously pilfered. That...
  8. Maybe I'll name the one I get too.

    Maybe I'll name the one I get too.
  9. Do you have a driver's backrest '07 R1200RT

    Hi - I just got an '07 RT. Think I want a seat back. Can you give me some advice?

    Also - should this bike have a complete took kit? The guy I got it from said the gray screwdriver, its...
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    Thanks much so far. My closest dealer is 50...

    Thanks much so far. My closest dealer is 50 miles away. I do most of my own work. I understand that those who experience problems are the ones who post on forums - but thats OK too - we all learn...
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    Would you buy an '07 RT?

    Hi - I'm contemplating an 07 RT w/ 6500 miles. I've read about the gas gauge problems and a few people here w/ big problems and poor service enough to sell their BMW's. I've had quite a few of...
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    5K miles as described in this thread ...

    5K miles as described in this thread

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=47929&
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    Good lookin R80 - My metzelers are old but still...

    Good lookin R80 - My metzelers are old but still work pretty well. If you read the threads cited in the first response, a lot of people are unhappy with those tires wearing out too quickly.
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    Thanks - thats what I needed

    Thanks - thats what I needed
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    Tires for an RT ?

    What do people (you) consider the best tires for a '91 R100RT (this one)? An older Metzeler on there now. Thanks!

    http://i54.tinypic.com/e5fhue.jpg
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    Wow - very informative - thanks! Where would a...

    Wow - very informative - thanks! Where would a person get Tygon gas line?
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    Sticky: R80 st

    Thanks - its pretty good - just over 13K miles.
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    Sticky: More pics

    Hi - This thread prompted me to finally join MOA - and view 114 pages. What great looking stuff! Heres mine - '91 RT, '83 ST, '84 FLHS

    http://i52.tinypic.com/2vabbeo.jpg
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    Couple'a questions - newer RT's

    Hello -

    I've been lusting after a R1200RT for some time now. I'm sure people here will have this information for me.

    I think I recall that around the 2007 model year there were some fairly...
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    Awright then - I'll ask in the flea market. ...

    Awright then - I'll ask in the flea market. Thank you.
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    Where do I ask for parts?

    Hello -

    Old rider, new member. Is it appropriate to ask if anyone has parts for airheads they'd be willing to sell? Would that be the airhead forum? Thanks!

    - Jay
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