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  1. Thread: RT or LT

    by oldnslow
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    Awesome bike right here there.... But....that...

    Awesome bike right here there.... But....that left side pannier being barely big enough to pack my girlfriends panties...well we had to go with an RT. In my opinion, being an RT owner and ridden...
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    I can't use the stem mount type of mirrors. I am...

    I can't use the stem mount type of mirrors. I am using the mounting holes for something else. I need to mount the mirrors to the body work. Maybe if I form a backing plate to go on the inside of the...
  3. Thread: Oil to use?

    by oldnslow
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    Sit back boys, it's gonna be a long ride!...

    Sit back boys, it's gonna be a long ride! :laugh:lurk
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    What shock is on my 98 R1100RT?

    Can some one tell me the brand and model number, (not the BMW Part number) of the stock rear shock on my 98 R1100RT? Showa? Model number?
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    aftermarket mirrors on R1100rt?

    Has any one ever put sport bike 'stem type' mirrors on an RT. I don't mean the type that go through the hole near the handlebar switches, I am talking about ones that would mount with screws and...
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    98 RT rear shock pre load service?

    Is there any service to be done to the pre-load adjuster on my ,98 RT rear shock?
  7. Outstanding gesture. May you be rewarded 10 fold...

    Outstanding gesture. May you be rewarded 10 fold in your future!:):clap
  8. I recently did a very good sync of the throttles,...

    I recently did a very good sync of the throttles, and I did leave a 'little' more freeplay in the throttle bodies that usual. I bet that is my problem. But, since I have them in the best sync I have...
  9. 98 R1100RT My 'choke' lever has no effect

    The 'choke' lever on my bike no longer induces a fast idle, not at the first setting or at the 'start' position. It barely lifts the throttle cam when I push it to the 'start' position, and doesn't...
  10. My girlfriend Wendy is in charge of the wave...

    My girlfriend Wendy is in charge of the wave duties. Thats the bonus of riding two up. I think she waves at every body and everything, including cows, horses and chickens. Thats just her nature, and...
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    Test ride on a Can Am Spyder

    Test rode a buddy's brand new 2013 Spyder last night. First off, the bike is beautiful, and is appointed nicely. But, and there always is a but, the ride was really weird. It was glass smooth...
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    Advice accepted and taken....My next step is to...

    Advice accepted and taken....My next step is to have new throttles cables installed, (25000 miles on them and they are originals) then due a valve adjust again and then due a synchronization again.
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    Its in my computer....troubles on my end....

    Its in my computer....troubles on my end....
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    ....as in making sure the throttle is at zero...

    ....as in making sure the throttle is at zero opening by backing out the throttle stop screws...

    My edit button is not working, but I wanted to clarify this step.
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    98 R1100RT TPS voltage/zero =zero question

    I've read all I can find on this subject. I am trying to cure a surge problem. Can I/ should I just 'check' my TPS voltage before diving into the 0=0 procedure? If the voltage is correct, what does...
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    The seat position and general feel of the ST was...

    The seat position and general feel of the ST was noticeably lower than the RT...I easily flat footed the Honda, but not so on my RT. I don't know why it is pushed around like it was, but I have since...
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    Funny thing is, before I left the dealership, I...

    Funny thing is, before I left the dealership, I did a few figure 8's on the parking lot to get the feel for the Honda, and it was WAYYY more nimble than the BMW. The low speed steering was very light...
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    Well, I guess I have drank more BMW KoolAid than...

    Well, I guess I have drank more BMW KoolAid than I had realized. The ST was amazingly smooth...rode great, exceptional torque, ultra quiet, good weather protection, very nimble at slow speeds, ultra...
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    Funny, lots of talk about 'no soul' on certain...

    Funny, lots of talk about 'no soul' on certain bikes. That's the way it is with this R1100RT. I just don't feel the connection. It is the most beautiful bike ever. It has great weather protection. It...
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    Today may be my last day of BMW ownership!

    Tomorrow I am going to the Honda dealer to test ride a 2012 ST1300. The bike is freaking beautiful! It only has 2100 miles on it. I just may be a Honda owner as of tomorrow afternoon. Good riddance...
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    This, with the automatic transmission option....

    This, with the automatic transmission option. HUndreds if not thousands cheaper than a BMW and comes with the peace of mind of Japanese reliability. Dealers on every corner. Need I say more?

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    Slightly off topic but if if you really want to...

    Slightly off topic but if if you really want to get calls from the A book, don't list your location as the exact little podunk town you live in. List it as the nearest metropolitan area. Example, I...
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    PowerCommander question re; R1100RT

    Any one have a PowerCommander on their R1100? Tell me about it please. Ease of use...ease of programing...did it fix the problems...can you tune it with out a computer hooked to it...???

    And the...
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    I keep my phasers on 'stun'! :D But no, after I...

    I keep my phasers on 'stun'! :D But no, after I buttoned everything up, I remembered some folks phase the joints, but I said 'Meh' and left it. Rode it today and things are hunky dory once agai!
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    To quote the catch phrase from another BMW...

    To quote the catch phrase from another BMW forum..."Just ride the thing"! I have learned to quit obsessing over stuff. These are tuff bikes and like to be ridden.
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