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    Whining ABS

    Yep, "they all do that" is correct. You will hear them referred to as "Whizzy Brakes or Whizzy Bikes". Nothing to worry about unless it is abnormally loud when brakes are applied.
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    Might want to check both battery cable connections at the starter solenoid as well. A small (almost not noticeable) amount of corrosion on a properly tightened connection there caused the same type...
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    Had a similar problem with my 2004 1150RT last...

    Had a similar problem with my 2004 1150RT last year. Bike had been cranking fine, but then would not crank at all 2 hours later. Battery tested okay with two different type battery testers. Traced...
  4. Know What You Mean

    Racer7, congrats on being back on your bike. Having worked with dialysis equipment as a Technical Specialist/Engineer for over 30 years in 47 of the 50 states (and a few other places) I can fully...
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    Just a possibility, but did you check to be sure...

    Just a possibility, but did you check to be sure that the two rubber bushings (part #2 on the picture in the previous post #5 below) are in place. If not, that might allow your rider seat to go...
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    Yup, using right hand to lift up and rearward on...

    Yup, using right hand to lift up and rearward on that big silver handle on the left side under the seat (as stated previously by 156327 ), pushing down HARD with right foot on the center stand, ...
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    Thanks for the info and encouragement. Sounds...

    Thanks for the info and encouragement. Sounds like something I can do myself---just a matter of getting started. No shifting problems, or problems of any sort so far, on mine. Just sounds like...
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    DrPaul, Assuming that you did your spline...

    DrPaul,
    Assuming that you did your spline lube yourself, I was wondering if you might give me a rough estimate on how long it took you to complete the task. I'm trying to psyche myself up to do...
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    YET ANOTHER Tire Wear Possibility

    I can accept Paul G's "weight bias" theory much more readily than the other previously postulated theories. But in the interest of keeping this thread alive and thriving, let me throw out YET...
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    Just Another Tire Wear Question

    As for the "road crown" and "left turn" theories (which I don't subscribe to), how about countries where vehicles drive on the LEFT side of the road. Which side of THEIR tires wear down first??? ...
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    Tubes should be connected to the vacuum ports on...

    Tubes should be connected to the vacuum ports on the bottom of the TB's. May presently have tubing connected to them or may presently be plugged if the bike has had a "cannisterectomy" (charcoal...
  12. Thread: Sept ON

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    Another Mangled Magazine

    My September ON arrived yesterday with mangled front and back covers as well as last two pages all wrinkled up, but still readable. I figured my local PO guys just went "postal" with it or...
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    Glad you resolved it!!!

    SilverSurfer I've been following this problem with interest since your first thread on it back on May 1st I think it was. Finally threw in my two cents worth on a June 22nd reply to it. Thanks for...
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    Welcome, Joe !

    Welcome, Joe !
    Just bought my first BMW (2004 R1150RT) from over in your area (Fort Mill, SC)about a year ago. Love it!! With TWO of them, you'll love it TWICE as much. Enjoy!
    Jim
  15. Thread: Newbie

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    Welcome aboard, Solar from another new member (May 2011)!!

    Bought my first BMW bike one year ago (also a 2004 R1150RT) after haven been out of biking for many years. Have really enjoyed the bike and the camaraderie of other BMW riders as well. Hope to do...
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    I've been watching this thread for a while, and...

    I've been watching this thread for a while, and find the problem perplexing as well. So here's MY two cents worth on it. Several comments/suggestions have been made regarding the fuel pump. ...
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    Welcome Dave---from another new member! ...

    Welcome Dave---from another new member!

    I just joined BMWMOA in May 2011 also, after buying my first BMW (2004 R1150RT). My previous bike was also a Honda (1964 Dream 305). As for the...
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    Thanks 20774! I will give that a try.

    Thanks 20774! I will give that a try.
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    Thanks rhyeks! My 1150RT was actually living...

    Thanks rhyeks! My 1150RT was actually living over your way in SC (Fort Mill) before I "adopted" her, so I know she was raised right.
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    How Do I Change Screen My Name

    Got my account set up and posted my first thread/message with no problem. But can't see how to change my screen name (currently my MOA #). Also comes up as "Welcome, my MOA #" on the MOA Homepage. ...
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    New Member/"Back In The Saddle Again"

    My story is very similar to many others posted here. Been out of cycling for close to 30 years. Decided to get back in last year. Had no intentions of buying a BMW, BUT THEN I RODE ONE!!! Bought...
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