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  1. That is correct. The power to the fuse block...

    That is correct. The power to the fuse block stays hot for some amount of time after key off as does the accessory socket. I thought the Skene instructions noted this, but perhaps I'm remembering...
  2. What bike? What year? Where did you grab power...

    What bike? What year? Where did you grab power for the controller? It makes a difference.

    My guess is that you grabbed power from a source such as the accessory socket that stays energized for...
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    They're going to take away your license to own a...

    They're going to take away your license to own a BMW with an attitude like that. :nyah :D
  4. Sticky: Set a lowish price (15K) and told a half a dozen...

    Set a lowish price (15K) and told a half a dozen people plus a posting on the slash2 mailing list pointing to the web page with the info. No dickering allowed. Told all that the price is what it...
  5. Sticky: Here are the last pictures I took of my R69S a...

    Here are the last pictures I took of my R69S a few days before the new owner took possession. In some ways I will miss it, in others, not. It was time to let it go to someone else.
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    You know the saying... if you don't have anything...

    You know the saying... if you don't have anything nice to say... :laugh

    As a snapshot in time I find the picture quite funny... Ignoring what came before the question becomes how come the two...
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    <img src="http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-v7shzbd/0/X3/p-140290856-1247-X3.jpg" title="Damp GS">
  8. Did you set the bike date/time after charging the...

    Did you set the bike date/time after charging the battery? I don't know if that would make a difference, just guessing.
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    <img src="http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-4hCkHqQ/0/XL/p-131031116-0351-XL.jpg" title="ruins">
  10. Thread: Paint

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    Might depend upon where you live. About 10 years...

    Might depend upon where you live. About 10 years ago I couldn't get the BMW paint from a CA dealer because it didn't meat California air standards for volatiles. A friend found the same thing with...
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    http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-z3w2dZk/0/X...

    http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-z3w2dZk/0/XL/p-20070522-2041-1474-XL.jpg
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    There should be no need to purchase one... it...

    There should be no need to purchase one... it should be in a slot under the riders saddle.

    http://www.snafu.org/pics/r1200gsw/2013/0730-enduro-pro/p-132111357-0729.jpg

    It does two things...
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    <img src="http://smbc.snafu.org/riders/2014/0810/p-14222-1529.jpg" title="ww2 era">
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    <img src="http://smbc.snafu.org/riders/2014/0810/p-14222-1527.jpg" title="Smile?">
  15. My rear karoo 3 lasted just under 5500 miles. ...

    My rear karoo 3 lasted just under 5500 miles. The front is still on the bike. I currently have a Conti trail attack on the rear. I have a set of Anakee III waiting for the next tire change so I'm...
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    But who knows what ancillary damage a hit to the...

    But who knows what ancillary damage a hit to the wheel enough to send it out for repair will do. It only takes a minute to check.
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    I would do something similar... but after the...

    I would do something similar... but after the clean step I'd make sure the screws fit the holes and could be threaded without using tools. If not the screws are possibly stretched in which case new...
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    :laugh That would be some very long term...

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    That would be some very long term planning on BMW's part.

    A friend wanted the broken parts. He said he was going to turn it into an R99S for his /2 frame with an R90 engine conversion. ...
  19. Thread: Gs question

    by marchyman
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    Windshield has been mechanically adjustable for...

    Windshield has been mechanically adjustable for at least 10 years. The mechanical adjustment methods have changed over time. Starting in '13 it is adjusted by twisting a knob.

    Electronic cruise...
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    <img src="http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-KB6JLKf/0/O/p-20000210-1717-1439.jpg" title="R?9S">
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    <img src="http://snafu.smugmug.com/Public/2014/i-R8pTJsQ/0/O/p-20031004-082506.jpg" title="Extra Fuel">
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    Why? :ear

    Why? :ear
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    With the wetheads (and possibly other bikes...

    With the wetheads (and possibly other bikes starting in at least '13) BMW doesn't publish maintenance schedules any more. When you take a bike to the dealer they put your VIN, mileage, and date of...
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    First make sure nothing is stuck on the seal/dust...

    First make sure nothing is stuck on the seal/dust cover lip. Cut up a plastic milk bottle or something similar to make a tool you can fit under the lip to clean it out. That sometimes is enough...
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    Maybe. The text that went with that image was...

    Maybe. The text that went with that image was bitching about the lack of a drain plug which is why I grabbed it. There are still plenty of examples. This link:...
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