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  1. "Piezo Lighter Zap Fix" for faulty fuel strip on 2009 R1200RT

    I'm curious about the success rate for using a modified piezo lighter to zap a malfunctioning fuel strip. My (third) fuel strip hasn't completely failed yet, but sometimes (often) it "goes out" and...
  2. 2009 RT -- Side Case Disassembly and Paint

    I recently scratched my left side case and I'm thinking about how to repaint it. It looks like the painted half comes apart fairly easily by removing four T25 torx screws from the two hinges on the...
  3. Engine Vibration from Overfilling with Oil

    I'm curious as to how overfilling with oil would cause engine vibration.
  4. 2009 RT Aftermarket Bar Ends Effective to Reduce Vibration?

    Now that adjusting the valves and TBs has been done and my RT is running noticeably smoother at higher rpms/speeds, I'm wondering if there are any more effective methods to smooth out vibration in...
  5. 2009 RT "Buzziness"

    Thanks for the advice and recommendations on my RT "buzziness." My riding buddy and I re-adjusted the valves and TBs this morning. Both valves and TBs were quite a bit off optimum settings. I took...
  6. I'm on my 3rd fuel strip (2009 RT) and have the...

    I'm on my 3rd fuel strip (2009 RT) and have the same situation as you with my current one -- shows full when I fill tank, then drops to 3/4 full after only about 30 miles. My current fuel strip...
  7. Would TB Out of Adjustment Cause "Buzziness?" 2009 R1200RT

    I just had the 6K mile service performed on my 2009 R1200RT at the local dealer. I watched the valve adjustment, but I didn't see the tech adjust the throttle bodies like he used to do on my '04 RT....
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    Sticky: Poll: Fuel Strip Poll Comment

    Ref my previous 10-30-2012 post. I just replaced the replacement. Original failed at about 7,000 miles. The first replacement never worked properly from the get-go. The dealer replaced it last...
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    Sticky: Poll: Fuel Strip Poll Comment

    2009 RT with 7,000 miles -- failed and replaced under warranty last week. But the replacement is not working properly. I have to take it back to the dealer for "recalibration" or replacement next...
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    Worn ABS Sensor Cable -- 2009 RT

    I just had my tires replaced and discovered the ABS sensor cable on the left front side was "notched" almost halfway through the wire covering because it has been in contact with the brake disc....
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    Ilium Brake Pedal Extension for R12RT?

    I think I'd be happier with feeling more of my size 11s on the brake pedal while using the rear brake to maneuver at slow speeds. So, I ordered and just received an Ilium Brake Pedal Extension for...
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    I recently bought a 2009 RT and found the most...

    I recently bought a 2009 RT and found the most immediate requirements (for me) were: aftermarket seat (Sargent), wider windshield (Cee Bailey), foot peg extenders (Suburban Machinery), and...
  13. Suburban Machinery "Bar Ups" for '09 RT

    After I placed an order for a set of "bar ups" for my 2009 RT to raise the grips an inch and move them toward me about 1/2 inch, I realized I usually check with fellow MOA forum members who have the...
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    I agree with Dana that the unwanted reflections...

    I agree with Dana that the unwanted reflections off the glossy clear plastic instrument panel screen is the "nature of the beast." All the posters I've read haven't found any solution. I've had my...
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    Sticky: R1200rt

    My "new" 2009 R1200RT, purchased last month with only 2100 miles on the clock. I finally got it "farklized" to suit me (GPS, windshield, seat, lower pegs, GS mirrors, sound system, aux lights, etc)....
  16. Trouble Seeing Multifunction Display 2005-2009 R1200RT

    Kevin, my sentiments exactly!! It's not the lighting in the cluster ... its the stupid reflections off the shiny, clear plastic covering over the instrument cluster, especially the Multifunction...
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    BMW Sup Brake Light

    Thanks for the inputs. I have ordered one to give it a try. I know I shouldn't have to, but before I install it, 1) I'll try to seal the inside around the lens and the holes in the casing to keep...
  18. Trouble Seeing the Multifunction Display 2005-2009 R1200RT

    This may be a dumb question, but here goes ...

    Has anyone figured out a way to get rid of (or at least minimize) the glare and reflections off the clear plastic covering of the instrument cluster...
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    Esa

    I checked it this afternoon. The pre-load adjustment appears to travel about 10mm from "two helmets" to "one helmet," with "one helmet" in the all the way down (lowest seat position). So I think...
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    Thanks for the info. I'll test it while sitting...

    Thanks for the info. I'll test it while sitting on the bike with the engine running (and in neutral). If I don't feel it changing, I'll hope it just needs a "reprogramming." My warranty is good...
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    ESA Questions 2009 R1200RT

    I just recently bought a used 2009 RT and I think the ESA may be malfunctioning. Is the motor supposed to change the position (lower/higher) of the rear shock? With the ignition on, when I cycle...
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    BMW Supplemental Bright Light 2009 R1200RT

    I think I'd like to add this to my 2009 RT despite the $169 price tag. I'm a safety freak.

    http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=55804

    Does anyone have experience with it? Work well? Not...
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    RT Owner's Manual Available On Line?

    Does anyone know if the BMW audio system owner's manual is available on line as a pdf file? :dunno
  24. Does anyone know if the BMW audio system owner's...

    Does anyone know if the BMW audio system owner's manual is available on line as a pdf file?
  25. You might want to post this thread over in the...

    You might want to post this thread over in the Hexhead section of the forum ... :wave
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