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    06 R1200RT rear failure at 80K

    Parts should be at the dealer by today. Will ask the tech JUST what failed first, had seen that the rear U joint was toasted. Thanks for the inputs. I'm getting the impression that this is a rare...
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    06 R1200RT rear failure at 80K

    tonyfr,

    Fluid was changed in July of 2012 there was a weeping leak that caused the need for change, it was regularly changed before that, I do my own servicing

    Tom Casey
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    06 R1200RT rear failure at 80K

    Paul,
    The rear end seized up would turn about half a rotation if pushed enough by hand .. when I had to get it on to the trailer that came to haul me away needed lots of clutch and the rear...
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    06 R1200RT rear failure at 80K

    Last Friday my 06 RT had a total rear end failure on the Highway, rear end lock-up.. but I didn't go down. Lots of smoke though . Had it towed to the dealer (Touring Sport Greenville SC NICE people),...
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    r75/6 NO CLUTCH

    I installed a used tranny in my 1975 R75/6. I attached the clutch cable and found no resistance. Before I drop the tranny, can anyone tell me.. can the rod thT GOES through the tranny freeze and...
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    Can anyone ID this part

    Paul
    DO I HAVE to pull the tranny to put the part back in??

    Tom Casey
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    Can anyone ID this part

    this is great since the tranny I got had all of those parts in it, this should be from the bad tranny and I'll find out tonight.. thanks so MUCH . I'll let You'll know later tonight

    Tom Casey
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    Can anyone ID this part

    Hi All
    While installing a new tranny in my 1975 R75/6 I found this part on the lift (see photo). I have NO idea where it can from and I don't remember taking it off. I can found no missing...
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    This info came from a tech at a BMW dealer, who...

    This info came from a tech at a BMW dealer, who told me that 6th was JUST a touring gear and HE felt that for the short throw pushing 5th would have been better. All I know is tha the salt is a bit...
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    [QUOTE=TomfromMD;501587]I'm just curious Tom, was...

    [QUOTE=TomfromMD;501587]I'm just curious Tom, was the true 132 at redline in 5th, or had you shifted to 6th?
    I was in 6th gear and was told later that I should have stayed in 5th to maybe have...
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    1200RT top speed

    At Bonneville at the BUB races in 07 I did the Run What You Brung (thanks BMW) the GPS said 132 over the 3 mile course. On the other side.. COME on guys.. JUST about all speed and I'm guessing most...
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    Gear for R1200RT

    I have a bag sold by tourtech that goes between the dip area of the handlebars. This is a great place to store.. little things like glasses cell phone or whatnots. The only down side is you have to...
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    R1200RT.. MP3 power

    I've got a 06 R1200RT. When I plug in my MP3 player to charge it while I'm riding I get a sound that I think is from my alternator, making it hard to hear the music. I've been told the main reason...
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    Underwear

    Does anyone remember the name of a company selling undergarments that would keep you cool in the summer warm in the winter. A woman was selling these garments at several of the last national rallys....
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    Tire Selection for R1200RT

    My 06 came with Cont. Road Attack I've only got a scant 3.5K on them BUT they seam to have little wear and they grip VERY well


    Whats on your oddmeter

    Tom Casey
    06 R12RT (still broke)
    75...
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    Hex head won't run

    More info: When checked out the the first time (about two weeks ago) the shop found an "older" code error about the crankshaft and they checked that out, finding no problem. BMW told them the...
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    Hex head won't run

    10 days ago I rode my 06 RT (bought in Mar of this year, new) to work (I'm a daily rider). When I went out at the end of the day, I hit the starter button and the engine turned over but wouldn't...
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    Engine cleaning

    The citric acid is used by HVAC personal to clean the cooling fins of heatpumps outside units. The fins are made of aluminum and it does a very good job of cleaning them without harming them.



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    Engine cleaning

    I'm thinking of cleaning my R75/6 engine using citric acid (C6H8O7). Has anyone used this before and if so what concentration of acid did you use? Also how long did you leave it on, before washing it...
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    1100rt Lowering

    I had a 2000 R1100RT, and when I changed shocks out at 40K I had the bike lowered about 1/2" BOY talk about change. YES I could stand flat footed BUT when I started playing TRACKDAY I lost out big...
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