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    Here's what happened

    Hi all,

    so I came up with the cash and had my transmission pulled. Splines about to fail, the Mechanic believes I had less than 1,000 miles left on them. The sealed bearings in the transmission...
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    That's my plan. I will be back on Thursday. ...

    That's my plan. I will be back on Thursday.

    thanks,

    Jon
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    03 R1150RT Rattle when clutch not engaged.

    Hi all,

    I have an 03 RT with 43,000 miles and about a month ago I noticed a rattling sound from under my pegs on idle. When I pull in the clutch it disappears. I was at my mechanic 2 weeks ago and...
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    I had a motorcycle jack and I placed some wood on...

    I had a motorcycle jack and I placed some wood on it. I placed it under the lift handle and I jacked the bike up while it was on the center stand. I was able to lift it enough to replace the bolt....
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    Shift side peg mounting plate r1150rt.

    Hi all,

    I may have made a mistake. I removed the peg mounting plate and the left side tupperware to remove the starter to clean it. That worked but when I put the plate back on the top bolt didn't...
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    I took the survey

    I subscribe to Consumer Reports and use it as a basis for many of my purchases. I get regular emails from them and it appears they survey their subscribers for the information they publish. I took...
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    Thanks, So does this mean that the heating...

    Thanks, So does this mean that the heating element is under the grips?
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    03 RT Heated grip question

    Hi all,

    The right heated grip has cracked and I can see a gold material under it. It seems to heat fine but I'd like to change the grips. Do you need to buy the full heated grip assembly from BMW...
  9. Awesome, Thanks!

    Awesome, Thanks!
  10. Thanks guys, I am now planning on having it lubed...

    Thanks guys, I am now planning on having it lubed before 40K
  11. 2003 R1150RT To lube the spline or not to lube the spline

    Hi all,

    I purchased a 2003 R1150RT with 27K on it last year. I have been very happy with it and want it to last. That being said I'm tipping in at about 300 LBS and ride reasonably aggressively....
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    I have an 03 RT with 36,XXX miles and I've...

    I have an 03 RT with 36,XXX miles and I've noticed oil consumption but it's activity specific. Stop and go driving causes greater consumption. Steady trips means little to no consumption. I ride to...
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    Thanks

    Thanks to all for the ideas. I don't think I put enough thought into it before posting but the responses are all good ideas.
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    r1150rt transmission oil replacement tool

    Hi all

    I am getting ready to change the oil in my transmission and I've noticed that the "tool" they sell to keep the oil from running down your bike looks like a bit of larger hard tubing a bit...
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    same story

    Hey Devo,

    I noticed my RT doing the same thing at last yearÔÇÖs rally in Bloomsburg. I thought I was in trouble then I walked around a bit and noticed that many to most were doing the same...
  16. Thread: gas leak

    by jwadedtx
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    Thanks for the replies. George at Beemers Uber...

    Thanks for the replies.

    George at Beemers Uber Alles in Bristow, VA put on metal fittings. So far it's great and it's nice to walk into my garage and not get light headed. I was surprised but I'm...
  17. Thread: gas leak

    by jwadedtx
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    gas leak

    Hi All,

    I haven't read much about this but my mechanic says it's pretty common. I have an 03 RT and I noticed my gas mileage started to go down. A week later I noticed that the bike always smelled...
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