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  1. No Notifications for Subscribed Threads

    This may be related to other forum problems, but I'm not receiving any Email notifications when new posts are added to my Subscribed Threads. I checked my account info and subscribed threads...
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    AMA Road Racing

    Finally, some good news on the road racing front.

    http://www.cyclenews.com/646/24985/Racing-Article/AMA-Road-Racing--Wayne-Rainey-In--DMG-Out.aspx
  3. I got the answer to my own question, and I don't...

    I got the answer to my own question, and I don't like it. According to Chip at BMW NA Customer Service, any replacement strip is covered up to the 12 year in-service anniversary date. However,...
  4. What's the warranty on the replacement part? ...

    What's the warranty on the replacement part? Another 15 years?
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    Damping, not dampening, unless you're hosing it...

    Damping, not dampening, unless you're hosing it down.
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    There is no flasher relay. All the lights are...

    There is no flasher relay. All the lights are controlled by the ZFE, the control box for the electrical system (not to be confused with the CAN Bus).
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    Then we may have a player.

    Then we may have a player.
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    milo, That looks like the way to go. Do the...

    milo,

    That looks like the way to go. Do the lamps say "DOT" on the lens?
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    Looks nice, but the shape of the LED doesn't...

    Looks nice, but the shape of the LED doesn't match he shape of the halogen filament. So you will still have beam shape problems with the stock reflector.
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    Just like the HID kits, the position of the light...

    Just like the HID kits, the position of the light source for an LED lamp won't match the position of the halogen lamp that the motorcycle's headlamp reflector was designed for. As a result, expect...
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    MotoGP is carried on Fox Sports. The GP races...

    MotoGP is carried on Fox Sports. The GP races are usually on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday (race day). The Moto2 and Moto3 races are usually on Fox Sports 2 on Monday or Tuesday.

    World Superbike is on...
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    Then perhaps BMW should learn a lesson from...

    Then perhaps BMW should learn a lesson from Honda. Here's a link to a Honda recall announcement where parts availability will be delayed (Link). Note under REMEDY that Honda is sending out...
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    My 2007 R1200ST has been involved in 2 BMW recall...

    My 2007 R1200ST has been involved in 2 BMW recall campaigns, both for brakes. For recall 08V254 BMW promised owner notification to be complete by June 2008; I got my letter in August. For recall...
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    Just like all the other documentation for this...

    Just like all the other documentation for this recall, I expect you will see BMW's letter to owners on the NHTSA web site before you get one in the mail. That was my experience with the two brake...
  15. Do they comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety...

    Do they comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Specification (FMVSS) 108? If not, BMW can't import them.
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    Exactly what BMW plans to do remains to be seen. ...

    Exactly what BMW plans to do remains to be seen. The documentation on the NHTSA web site is pretty vague. When BMW releases their Service Bulletin describing the fix in detail, a copy should be...
  17. The fact that state legislators and local law...

    The fact that state legislators and local law enforcement don't know the rules is a sad comment on their competency. And as I said in an earlier post, the FMVSSs don't apply to individuals. They...
  18. The feds won't come after you (that's a state...

    The feds won't come after you (that's a state responsibility), but they can and have gone after retailers who sell non-conforming products. I believe that's one reason why 1 Off Motorsports, which...
  19. I suspect Colorado isn't the only state where...

    I suspect Colorado isn't the only state where state law runs afoul of federal preemption. If you ask your local state legislator about it you'll probably get his or her best WTF look.
  20. Automatic flashing brake lights are illegal per...

    Automatic flashing brake lights are illegal per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 108. According to 49 USC 30103, these federal standards take precedence over state laws. Here's the...
  21. The battery is a back up. It prevents someone...

    The battery is a back up. It prevents someone from disabling the alarm by disconnecting the regular battery.
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    That I don't know. I have several in my workshop...

    That I don't know. I have several in my workshop that I'm playing with, but they don't have a recognizable manufacturer's mark on them. Each one has the BMW part number, a serial number, and an...
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    Continental acquired Siemens' automotive group in...

    Continental acquired Siemens' automotive group in 2007, so it's really the same company.
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    Actually it's a BMW voluntary recall. NHTSA just...

    Actually it's a BMW voluntary recall. NHTSA just assigned a number. It appears that BMW is trying to head off the Engineering Evaluation (EA) that NHTSA is conducting on this issue (EA13006). ...
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    Despite the assurances on bulb location, the unit...

    Despite the assurances on bulb location, the unit is not DOT-compliant and you have no idea where your high or low beams will be aimed.
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