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  1. But, I bet that you can't get the BMW parts for...

    But, I bet that you can't get the BMW parts for 25 bucks!
  2. When you want to use the center stand at home,...

    When you want to use the center stand at home, you might consider rolling the rear tire over a 1" thick board before lifting. That should eliminate your challenge:)
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    Yep, had the same issue with my '07 RT. The damn...

    Yep, had the same issue with my '07 RT. The damn connector melted. Just $29.00 later for the BMW connector, some labor on my part, and the issue was fixed;)
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    U joint failure

    Evidently this incident is not an isolated example, since I have discovered several more examples of this failure. This was originally posted as a hexhead incident without making specific reference...
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    Randy, The dealer's tech removed the rear...

    Randy,
    The dealer's tech removed the rear swingarm and driveshaft together, then took the drive shaft out of the swingarm. If one were to pull the driveshaft out of the swingarm, I don't know if it...
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    Yesterday the BMW dealer was able to tear the...

    Yesterday the BMW dealer was able to tear the bike down. Apparently the only damage was indeed the U joint at the rear of the drive shaft, which was totally trashed. To further clarify, the drive...
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    U joint failure? 2007 R1200RT

    While finishing up a 2000 mile trip on my 2007 R1200RT (58k miles) on an Interstate Hwy, the bike suddenly let out with a loud, staccato noise. I promptly pulled over to the shoulder and the bike...
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    Computer Accuracy

    The fuel gauge on my 2007 R1200RT is pretty accurate, after recall work. However, as others have stated, I rely primarily on my trip odometer. I can usually depend on 275-300 miles per tank. This...
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    Back in Dec '09 I posted a complaint about the...

    Back in Dec '09 I posted a complaint about the pulsating front brakes on my '07 R1200RT and my lack of confidence in dealer support. Good news: the prior service manager has been replaced and I took...
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    Don, thanx for your response. The first thing I...

    Don, thanx for your response. The first thing I did to attempt to solve this problem was to replace the brake pads with BMW OEM (not cheap, I might add) pads. No positive change was noted.

    The...
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    Surging Front Brakes

    I would like to redirect this thread back to the original issue! I'm not really interested in BMWNA and/or dealer protocols at this point. My 2007 R1200RT has pulsating front brakes. The dealer...
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    Replacing R/H Low Beam

    Terry,

    I'll tell you the trick. After you unscrew the big black plastic cover, just find a 4 or 5 year old kid with small hands and fingers to undo the wire fastener, then merely have the kid...
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    2007 R1200RT, owned since Oct '07. Put about 23k...

    2007 R1200RT, owned since Oct '07. Put about 23k miles on her last year, currently has just shy of 33k miles, with no items of any significance. Reliable, dependable, economical and fast, when...
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    I've run my '07 RT down to the point where the...

    I've run my '07 RT down to the point where the range was - - -, and it took 5.85 to 5.9 gallons. Additionally, I've run the bike 25 to 30 miles after having the range display - - -, and put over 6.5...
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