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    Thanks for you input, I'll give the switches a...

    Thanks for you input, I'll give the switches a look!
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    It did work twice now for a few seconds then went...

    It did work twice now for a few seconds then went off again....hmmm Not sure how to approach this but I'm going to look at the brake switch and a few things you guys have mentioned. Thanks for the...
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    2007 R1200RT cruise control not working

    Just went for a 100 mile ride in the heat with my wife and friends yesterday with my so far bullet proof RT. We were on a straight stretch where I wanted to maintain speed and relax a bit so I...
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    Metzelers

    Just put another Z8 on my '07 RT and it also had Bridgestone Battlax's on it from new. I am glad my machine had Bridgestone's on it because it gave me a different tire to try and I haven't gotten...
  5. Rear drive gear

    Well I'll tell you how I feel about my 2007 RT that I bought new because I loved my used '96 RT and thought it's a great idea to buy a new one. When I hear of everyone having trouble with the ring a...
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    Zumo tilt issues

    I have had the same problem with vibration making the zumo tilt down. What I did was this: Take the unit off the cradle then tilt it as far back as you can that the torx head screws are visible. ...
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    BMW dual sport interested

    I want to keep following you folks here with interest in the 650 as a desert dual for me. I just got a couple of four wheelers and have been riding my R1200RT for many years on the pavement but will...
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    Thanks so much for the torque spec. Very much...

    Thanks so much for the torque spec. Very much appreciated.
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    2007 R1200RT front rotor torque

    This should be a simple find but either I can find it on here or I'm missing it somewhere. I ride in all weather in the north east and my rotor bolts are rusted and it looks like hell. I bought new...
  10. I bought a used tank bag for the RT for $100 on...

    I bought a used tank bag for the RT for $100 on the flea market end of this site. I trashed the worn out bag and bought a cortech for around $75 and fit it up to the snap on/off rail and it is...
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    I haven't looked at posts on here for some time...

    I haven't looked at posts on here for some time but thanks to you guys for letting me in on the mirror fix. I'm a big guy and it seems I can't see past myself with the RT mirros and it seems the...
  12. I have a Rick Mayer seat and it is great! The...

    I have a Rick Mayer seat and it is great! The seat makes the whole riding experience better since I spend alot of time on my R1200RT. I have long legs and got a set of foot peg lowering blocks to...
  13. I have suburban machinery ones on my'07 along...

    I have suburban machinery ones on my'07 along with the peg lowering brackets. First class machining.
  14. Thread: Loose Wife

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    Contact Rick Mayer who does a great saddle for...

    Contact Rick Mayer who does a great saddle for you BMW who would be more than happy to make you a back rest by just sending him a picture of you and the wife's seating position. I have one of Rick's...
  15. Thread: Oh no...

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    I don't want to be a Monday Morning quarterback...

    I don't want to be a Monday Morning quarterback as I would be sick to have that happen to my machine and I feel bad for you. My background is in welding and for you to prepare the surface you have...
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    My last ride was a '96 RT before the '07 RT and...

    My last ride was a '96 RT before the '07 RT and it is different to get it on the center stand. I put my R foot on the stand and rock from L to R with my left foot off the ground when I use the...
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    I can tell you from working in heavy industry for...

    I can tell you from working in heavy industry for over 25 years is whenever we had trouble with oil temperature on a piece of equipment we switched to synthetic. As a rule in most cases we lost 20...
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    Got 2k on my new Metzelers after getting rid of...

    Got 2k on my new Metzelers after getting rid of the factory installed garbage Battlax's. I know it's a chunk of change for Metz's but I put 3 sets on my last machine and I'm back to Metzeler's...
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    Thanks to you guys for posting the recall...

    Thanks to you guys for posting the recall information since BMW seems to only know how to sell you a bike and not do any follow up. No wonder all the old timers here do the work themselves after...
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    I got my oil from the Beemer Boneyard it has a...

    I got my oil from the Beemer Boneyard it has a tube inside the bottle that you don't spill a drop when you turn it upside down. I also used the same oil for the ring gear as well.
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    Just bought 5 quarts of BMW synthetic for $65...

    Just bought 5 quarts of BMW synthetic for $65 bucks. Gotta wonder how they can do it and make a profit? And I guess the arrogant owner of the dealer was pi$$ed that I didn't let them do the oil...
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    Has anyone gotten pads from Beemerboneyard? I...

    Has anyone gotten pads from Beemerboneyard? I like doing business with them and it seems all else they sell is good to go.
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    Just bought 2 Metz's today and I had a blast...

    Just bought 2 Metz's today and I had a blast making my own 22mm allen wrench to get the axle out. Sears should just close the doors when you ask them for something other than a saw (they didn't know...
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    I got big hands and it was a M&%er to change. ...

    I got big hands and it was a M&%er to change. But now I know what it takes and I'm sure I'll have to change another one again. Just an idea I paid too much for mine at Advance auto, if you need one...
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    I am so excited that someone else has asked about...

    I am so excited that someone else has asked about synthetic oil this time...I love the MOA!!!!!
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