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  1. As my junior-high-aged son and I were returning...

    As my junior-high-aged son and I were returning from a visit to Area 51, we stopped in Las Vegas for gas. As I was kneeling down to check the oil sight glass, my son, in full gear, was standing by...
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    The max pressure on the reinforced rear 880 for...

    The max pressure on the reinforced rear 880 for the LT is 50 psi. If yours says 42 you may had the wrong tire. Without starting a flame war, time and experience of LT riders has shown that 42 psi...
  3. Remove the switch to get access to the wires or...

    Remove the switch to get access to the wires or contacts, and bypass the switch's 'down' circuit with short piece of wire?
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    We toured in 2013 with South Pacific Mototours....

    We toured in 2013 with South Pacific Mototours. I'll add: a big +1 for Milford Sound cruise;
    I didn't care for Queenstown--too 'touristy', but the road from Queenstown along the lake to Glenorchy...
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    You can buy vacuum caps at any auto parts store....

    You can buy vacuum caps at any auto parts store. They come in various diameters, so know what size you need or take the old cap with you.
  6. I have to agree with lkchris, buy the Euro...

    I have to agree with lkchris, buy the Euro switch. Probably cost less than the fuzeblock. It will give you the control you want without the need to compromise the wiring harness. The switch has an...
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    Before you run to the Apple store, give Ubuntu,...

    Before you run to the Apple store, give Ubuntu, or any of the other linux-based OS's, a try. Linux is based on UNIX just like Apple. Ubuntu and the apps are open source, and you can run it from...
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    We took a 16 day tour of both North and South...

    We took a 16 day tour of both North and South Islands last February. Having done that I would not do it again, and instead would opt for a rental only; or one of the unguided, in between options...
  9. The cruise on my LT has acted up twice, once was...

    The cruise on my LT has acted up twice, once was due to the micro-switch in the clutch lever needing adjustment, and the second, more puzzling, was a slightly loose battery ground cable which also...
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    +1 on farklebar. Very clean and and adaptable way...

    +1 on farklebar. Very clean and and adaptable way to mount and power your accessories.
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    Hate to agree, but the site is terrible. Caption...

    Hate to agree, but the site is terrible. Caption headings are overlaid and out of place. I've had all kinds of trouble getting logged in despite going through the 'forgot password, get new password'...
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    How long does it take to fully discharge?...

    How long does it take to fully discharge? Batteries self discharge--lead acid about 1% a day--so if you're not riding for a month, and don't have a battery tender, the battery will be at 70%. In...
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    I forget how fortunate I am to belong to the AZ...

    I forget how fortunate I am to belong to the AZ Rim Riders who count 4 or 5 Ambassadors as members.
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    Eric, why does the MOA High Mileage Award require...

    Eric, why does the MOA High Mileage Award require a dealer's signature unlike the MOA's mileage contest where Ambassador or members signatures suffice? For various reasons I rarely darken a dealer's...
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    Also consider that increasing elevation has the...

    Also consider that increasing elevation has the same effect as lowering engine compression and, therefore, the need for higher octane. It's common in the mountains for mid-grade gas to be 87 to...
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    I recently replaced my 'slosh' battery with one...

    I recently replaced my 'slosh' battery with one of these, YT51913-22 12v High Output AGM Powersport and Motorcycle Battery, from BatteryStuff.com for $89 delivered. Similar to the Odyssey, but with...
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    Back in 1973 my first bike was a Honda CD360T...

    Back in 1973 my first bike was a Honda CD360T that I rode as my sole transportation for a time, and rode up and down the Pacific Coast twice. I saw one just like it in the parking lot after lunch a...
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    If you buy a Seagate or Western Digital harddrive...

    If you buy a Seagate or Western Digital harddrive you'll get, or can download, Diskwizard or MaxBlast that will allow you to clone your old drive. No reinstalls necessary. You will need a way to...
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    The only thing I'll add is check with your...

    The only thing I'll add is check with your state's DMV to see if the title needs to be notarized. Here in AZ it does, but on out-of-state sales it's determined by the rules in the seller's state....
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    20w50 oil and you're good. If you do a lot of...

    20w50 oil and you're good. If you do a lot of city riding you may find the temperature bars climbing when traffic slows down.

    There are a couple of local clubs you might be interested in AZ...
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    Maybe your new battery is defective. Did you...

    Maybe your new battery is defective. Did you check the voltage at the battery? Should be around 13.2 volts.
  22. No CAN-bus on the LT. Surf on over to...

    No CAN-bus on the LT. Surf on over to http://www.bmwlt.com/ where I believe you can find wiring info with a search query. If not somebody there is certain to be able to help.
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    Me too. should have read the replies before...

    Me too. should have read the replies before taking the test;>
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    How about going north over the 'Big Mac' then on...

    How about going north over the 'Big Mac' then on to Milwaukee via the UP.
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    Wasn't the crush washer on the tranny drain plug...

    Wasn't the crush washer on the tranny drain plug deleted after late-1996, or 1997, on the R1100's?
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