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    It's WHIZZING Now !!

    Did my breakfast ride through Sam Houston Forest to some off-beat cafe in the direction of Huntsville, Tx.
    Then started on the 5th weekend of the RT rejuvenation project, lack of a better term?
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    This project including putting in a new battery...

    This project including putting in a new battery two weekends ago and its been kept on a Battery-Tender while parked. Have checked it with a voltmeter also, that thought crossed my mind as well. ...
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    Some Direction Finally

    Thanks for the input...hopefully I will find out I have "no" input to the computer and it will be an easy fix. There was some concern about the rear brake light while fiddle-faddling through all of...
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    "NO WHiZZING" !!

    I have been working on my 04 RT for the last three weekends doing a lot of maintenance that has been long overdue, plus a surprise replacement of the left side throttle body, which was not in the...
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    Air Intake

    Interesting on the cafe racer concept. We currently have a dead CS, bearings in the final drive shaft from the xmission shattered, parked for now.
    While working around the CS researching the...
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    I currently have an 04 RT with about 108,000...

    I currently have an 04 RT with about 108,000 miles on it, bought it from another owner about 4.5 years ago. For the most part, it has been a trouble free bike. Main gripe is taking all the farings...
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    My wife's 2010 F 650 Twin is having similar...

    My wife's 2010 F 650 Twin is having similar problems. It either dies suddenly while downshifting for/to a stop. Other times, while holding the clutch at a stop, the engine will stop. I am...
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    I have also put on a new spacer as well,...

    I have also put on a new spacer as well, everything is in place according the various fiche photos I have looked at.

    I hand tightened to the point of the throttle side of the main shaft starting...
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    More front wheel woes

    Still having fits trying to get my front 04 RT wheel on correctly. This is sort of new thread related to one I posted a month ago. I recently got a new speedometer unit in and mounted it on the...
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    I just changed my fluid in the rear drive a...

    I just changed my fluid in the rear drive a couple of weeks ago. Old fluid looked fine, then a few days later, parked for awhile, noticed some dripping on the tire.

    I didn't get a new copper...
  11. I have been wondering if there was a fan option...

    I have been wondering if there was a fan option for the RT? Never got around to inquiring. In most circumstances, even in our 100 plus temps here in Texas, usually don't see my bars go up all the...
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    I am basically replacing certain parts at 100K...

    I am basically replacing certain parts at 100K miles on this thing over a three month period. Items that I do not want to mess with/worry about for another two or three years. Being at 100K, I can...
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    It's rare, but I aware of some school buses in...

    It's rare, but I aware of some school buses in past that got vandalized in this way, some gunk put down into the fuel tank via the filler tube while the bus was parked at an event...and no, I have...
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    Oxygen Sensor-Other Options?

    This is a topic that has probably been beaten to death before? Searched past postings, but didn't quite find what I was looking for.

    I am planning on replacing my O2 sensor on my 2004 RT. ...
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    EBC Brake Pads for F650

    I am interested in the EBC Brake Pads for my F650 Funduro.
    I'm not fully sure, but it looks like the series I need to order is FA-18 ??

    I am interested in the organic type that has less wear on...
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    I will be changing the fuel filter on my 04 RT as...

    I will be changing the fuel filter on my 04 RT as well, nice to see some postings on it. I have changed the filter on a 95R a couple of years ago, assume its pretty similar. I did change the clamps...
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    Locking Oil Caps

    My oil cap is leaking and the new O-ring didn't help much, plastic is worn somewhat as well. I was browsing through BMWMOA mag and ran across an ad for some lockable oil caps, around 30 dollars or...
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    Have a Friend ?

    My wife and I full-time in an RV. This sort of limits our Garage space (as-in, none). The RV parks will generally let us get away with two bikes parked together...NOT FOUR ! Compromise is a friend...
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    Guess another question is, define exactly what...

    Guess another question is, define exactly what ping should sound like verses "rumble-grumble" ? I relate it to the mixture control of a piston airplane when the mixture is too lean, relative to the...
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    I occasionally have the same symptoms. I think...

    I occasionally have the same symptoms. I think overall, its a gas issue pending on how much of a load I have. But my RT also has 100K miles on it now, so as Paul stated, one or both of my injectors...
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    I am having pretty much the same issues as stated...

    I am having pretty much the same issues as stated in the first posting of this topic in this forum. This is a 98 F 650 Funduro, with about 27,000 miles on it.

    I won't go into the prior issues up...
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    Thanks, I'll try and check the parts specifically...

    Thanks, I'll try and check the parts specifically tomorrow or Friday. Have another project cleaning a carb for a 650..the Irons in the Fire are multiplying...Then the CS bearing issue. Only good...
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    This is where I am dumbfounded: Looking at the...

    This is where I am dumbfounded: Looking at the speedo unit to the end of the axle on that side of the wheel assembly, it looks like there should be a spacer/shim in there. But when I look at a parts...
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    New Speedo Unit

    Been a couple of weeks, but got back to the 04 RT and pulled the speedo cable off and checked...goes 70mph with drill in full reverse :laugh

    So, cable assembly is fine, but the sending unit on the...
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    That sort of explains past periodic problems of...

    That sort of explains past periodic problems of the Speedometer suddenly quivering at whatever speed range it happens to be on at the moment, never locking down on the speed. Have to come to a full...
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