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    Tank wings

    Interesting. I was riding back from the UP in MI the other day and I noticed the air coming up from the opening below the windshield and above the tank. Maybe this IS a good alternative.

    thanks
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    Sticky: Michigan UP trip last week

    I took this shot in Wilderness State Park north of Cross Village last Friday. Hot riding day but beautiful beach other side of the dunes.
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    Need advice on R1150R Tour Shield

    I have a BMW Touring windshield and after a few long trips I have decided its not enough wind protection. I am looking at the Parabellum Super Tour Shield and the Scout Fairing. Will the Super Tour...
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    R1150R Warning lights replace

    I need to change my right turn signal turn lamp (Panel warning light). I pulled the bezel off and tried a couple of tools to grab the lamp and get it out. I was afraid to break it so I gave up. Do...
  5. Thread: RT seat fit R?

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    RT seat fit R?

    I am looking at a R1150RT 'low' seat in 'Flea Market' on this web site. Will a 2002
    R1150RT 'low' seat fit a R1150R bike same year? The one big diff is the RT seat does not have the rear tangs...
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    Sticky: Fall colors in OH

    My R1150R at Independence Dam near Defiance, OH
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    Dropped her, argh!

    I have had my 2002 R1150R for a couple months now. I was on a trip to northern MI. I was on 127 northbound and stopped at Ithaca for a warm up and coffee at McD's. I pulled up to park and I was cold,...
  8. Thread: Ticking sound

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    Adjusted valves!

    I adjusted the valves this afternoon. Pretty easy after I followed the AVD pdf, weeding out 30 of 37 pages. Little TOO basic for me, but good info. Did not notice any change in tappet noise so I...
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    Valves

    I was basing my waiting on the procedure because of what I read by a member thread on adjusting valves. It apparently takes a long time to adjust them this manner. So if you follow the procedure in a...
  10. Thread: Ticking sound

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    Thanks for your help

    I will let it go for awhile. Maybe I will adjust valves at end of riding season.
  11. Thread: Ticking sound

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    Ticking sound

    I bought a R1150R a few weeks back and it has always had a ticking sound. Sounds like tappets. I'm a newbie to BMW's so I may be all wrong. Usually hear it decelerating and idle and its not always...
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    New Member in Indiana

    Hi all,
    I joined about a month back but I finally got me a pic of the bike. Bought this 2002 R1150R with 32,000 miles on it the end of July. I have about 2,000 miles on it already. Love it, love it....
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    New owner in IN

    Just got my first BMW today. Drove to WI from IN to pick up a 2002 1150R. Trucked it back, did not want to ride around Chicago. Looking forward to riding it tomorrow. Appears to be great bike, 33K...
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