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    I got the flier in the mail last week and at...

    I got the flier in the mail last week and at first I thought it was a joke - you know, like the kind Areostich pulls on you, but then I realized it was for real.

    Yuck.
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    The 1100 has one O2 sensor. One would reason if...

    The 1100 has one O2 sensor. One would reason if defective, it would impact both cylinders. So I would say no.

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    Very sorry - that is going to be expensive. ...

    Very sorry - that is going to be expensive.

    What were the signs leading up to the rod coming apart? Did you get a low oil pressure light? Anything?
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    No, they are not that good.....worst BMW I've owned from a reliability perspective

    I do love this bike when it is not breaking.

    Here is what's been replaced in the 55K miles of ownership:
    1. Air box
    2. Fuel pump assembly - leaking bung in the fuel bulkhead
    3. Ball joints...
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    The Gen 1 KRS/KGT had a dual radiator set up. I...

    The Gen 1 KRS/KGT had a dual radiator set up. I owned one and I did notice the heat on hot days, but only if I let my knee get way out in the breeze for a stretch.

    I'll bet the new GS/RT will...
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    The appearance of the nose extension is a...

    The appearance of the nose extension is a combination of the wheel turned to the left and the rear biased angle of the picture.

    http://www.pbase.com/limecreek/image/148597977.jpg

    The artist...
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    It looks like the artist's rendition was not that...

    It looks like the artist's rendition was not that far off.

    http://www.pbase.com/limecreek/image/148456407.jpg
  8. I would look at clutch adjustment first. It may...

    I would look at clutch adjustment first. It may be dragging.
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    New body work? Yes, you can count on it. The...

    New body work? Yes, you can count on it. The new RT will be the most dramatic change to the line since the introduction of the 1200's.
    http://www.pbase.com/limecreek/image/148597977/original.jpg
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    This image was posted on the BMWST site a few...

    This image was posted on the BMWST site a few months ago. It is the same artist that created the renderings for the new GS and they were spot on.
    http://www.pbase.com/limecreek/image/148456407.jpg...
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    Just make sure you remove the TPS before using...

    Just make sure you remove the TPS before using any strong solvents on the TB's.
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    I replaced mine about a year ago. It sounds like...

    I replaced mine about a year ago. It sounds like they corrected the kit since then - good for Galfer.
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    If you haven't started the job, send back the...

    If you haven't started the job, send back the Galfers and order the Spieglers. The line from the ABS down to the the T fitting is not labeled correctly and is a poor design. I did not discover the...
  14. Grand Junction, CO 113 miles away

    Grand Junction, CO 113 miles away
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    Granted, I don't spend a lot of time here, but...

    Granted, I don't spend a lot of time here, but have benefited from the community and also contributed when I can.

    However this is just the kind of thread that keeps me away from the MOA...
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    John - if you've replaced the tensioner with the...

    John - if you've replaced the tensioner with the newer bmw unit and you are not getting any rattles at start-up, well, I'd leave the BMW unit in there and sell or send back the APE.

    If you are...
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    Assuming you are starting with a new chain and...

    Assuming you are starting with a new chain and sprocket set and a new set of guides, you can set the plunger depth to 23.25mm and install the APE tensioner. That is 23.25mm from the bottom of the...
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    I appreciate the feedback. Here is a little...

    I appreciate the feedback.

    Here is a little more to go on:

    I am using the EBC HH front and rear pads.

    I am not touching the rear brake at all, just progressively pulling the lever toward the...
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    I appreciate the feedback. Well, I may have a...

    I appreciate the feedback. Well, I may have a problem with the ABS unit itself. I wonder is there is a diagnostic check the dealer can perform?
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    ABS-II Activating Prematurely

    My K has been in the shop for the past few weeks so I've been riding the R1100RSL back and forth to work. This is the first stop and go traffic situation I've been in on this bike since I completed...
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    The Parabellum shield came up as the top choice...

    The Parabellum shield came up as the top choice when I asked the question last year toward the end of my restoration. It's been a great shield--quiet with little to no buffeting. I am 5'9" for...
  22. Yes, post a picture. Until then I've attached an...

    Yes, post a picture. Until then I've attached an electrical diagram that may help you sort it out.

    Thank you Doug for the diagram.
  23. My wife's new 2012 Merc is not...

    My wife's new 2012 Merc is not lockable--something that surprised us.
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    According to BMW the clutch disk changed in 1997...

    According to BMW the clutch disk changed in 1997 to a thinner disk. When changing the disk in an earlier RS the pressure plate must be replaced with the new one. The new one is thicker.

    This may...
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    Go to a local BMW auto dealership. That is where...

    Go to a local BMW auto dealership. That is where I purchased touch up for my K12GT. The auto dealers sell it in the two pack kit just like the motorcycle dealers use to.
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