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  1. Thread: Fuel strip poll

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    Sticky: Poll: '07 R12R, 35,000 miles on the original strip

    '07 R12R, 35,000 miles on the original strip
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    maintenance free? I find that hard to swallow. I...

    maintenance free? I find that hard to swallow. I think BMW made those final drives with no drain hole at the 6 o'clock position so that when you do a fluid change, it requires you to gain access to...
  3. I recently purchased this handy throttle lock...

    I recently purchased this handy throttle lock online from A&S BMW. Works well and looks nice on the bike.
    http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=121945
  4. Thread: R1200 R owners

    by FLbmw
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    r1150r.org is a great site for info for your...

    r1150r.org is a great site for info for your r1200r. As for wind protection, I have always been partial to Parabellum. I had one on my r1100r and I have one on my r1200r. There are numerous options...
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    Whenever I'm at a garage sale or a flea market, I...

    Whenever I'm at a garage sale or a flea market, I keep an eye out for used tools. You'll usually find the old box of misc sockets and stuff. I'll dig around and pull out any 1 1/16" sockets. You can...
  6. Thread: Touch Up Paint

    by FLbmw
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    Here in Florida, we have a chain of Auto parts...

    Here in Florida, we have a chain of Auto parts stores called Pep Boys. I don't know how far out they reach in the U.S. or Canada. They have a wall of small bottles of touch up paint. Over the years,...
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    Excuse my ignorance, where does one purchase E Z...

    Excuse my ignorance, where does one purchase E Z Pull springs? My R75/5 could use a set
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    What sumran said. Been there, done that years ago...

    What sumran said. Been there, done that years ago on my '79 R100RT. :banghead Got a good lesson on removing the oil pan and the misc maintenance while it's off.
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    I live in Florida. I tried to get info on my '07...

    I live in Florida. I tried to get info on my '07 R1200R and got the following message.

    There are no products available for this vehicle.
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    Bing Carb, choke issue

    I have a Bing carb, # 64/32/9. It's the left carb on my 1970 R75/5. With help from a previous post, I was able to locate and fix an issue I was having. Now, when I reassemble the cover of the choke...
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    First, thanks again to 20774 for an outstanding...

    First, thanks again to 20774 for an outstanding website.
    I unmounted my carbs today, and sure enough, they were assembled wrong. I reassembled them according to the website instructions and things...
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    Thank you 20774, excellent link. Very...

    Thank you 20774, excellent link. Very informative. With no, good instruction in front of me when I rebuilt these, I'm sure I reassembled them wrong. This link should be helpful.
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    Well, I'm not sure. Can you please enlighten me...

    Well, I'm not sure. Can you please enlighten me as to how to tell if they are installed correctly?
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    Bing Carb questions

    I have a 1971 R75/5. I've owned it for 23 years with many, many miles. She was desperately in need of a total restoration, which I gave her last year. I bought an old set of bing carbs on the web...
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    I would like more info on the round plug. On my...

    I would like more info on the round plug. On my '07 R1200R there are four wires going into that plug. I unscrewed the cover and tested the four contacts inside.

    brown - ground...
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    I ride an '07 R1200R. I took it in to the dealer...

    I ride an '07 R1200R. I took it in to the dealer here in town a few months back under warranty for idling issues. When I brought it in, they punched my numbers into the computer and was told my front...
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    No biggie for now. I recently had the BMW shop...

    No biggie for now. I recently had the BMW shop service my brakes. My front brake lines were on recall from BMW. So, I got a freebee fluid change along with it. That works for now, but for future...
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    I checked with my local shop wrench yesterday and...

    I checked with my local shop wrench yesterday and he confirmed the 180ml.
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    Many thanks from me also. But, I'm waiting for...

    Many thanks from me also. But, I'm waiting for the info on changing my brake fluid on my '07 R1200R.

    1)RiderRob - Thank you.
    2)Expatriated
    3)hlothery
    4)dividgiannini
    5)alanrd...
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    The cap on my '07 R1200R says to use Mineral Oil...

    The cap on my '07 R1200R says to use Mineral Oil only.
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    '07 R1200R final drive

    Concerning my '07 R1200R:
    Been reading some stuff on the net about a change in the amount of oil in final drives of the R1200's. From 230ml to 180ml. Can anyone elaborate on this issue?
    Plus,...
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    Just my two cents. If your gonna pull the clutch...

    Just my two cents. If your gonna pull the clutch on a 37 year old machine, leaking or not, I'd throw another rear main seal in there, as well as the oil pump o-ring.
    As well as 2mm play at the...
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    Just some FYI. When you receive your repaired...

    Just some FYI. When you receive your repaired head with new threads cut into it and a new exhaust nut, apply some anti-seize or similar product to the threads to prevent this in the future. I apply...
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    If she is your main ride that you plan on keeping...

    If she is your main ride that you plan on keeping for a while, then spend the extra cash and install a new one. Years ago, I rebuilt one on a '79 R100RT. It lasted less than a year and I ended up...
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    If everything you listed was in need of...

    If everything you listed was in need of replacement, and you got into the timing chain area for the guide, why not the timing chain too?
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