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    R1100RT idle speed

    98 R1100RT- So...I have set my idle speed at about 1350-1400 rpm. Is that a bad thing? I like it there, and it 'seems' to have helped/almost cured the surge issues I was having at 'just barely...
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    I would opine that to get top dollar for a...

    I would opine that to get top dollar for a 'vintage' BMW, it needs to be on consignment at a BMW dealer. You will have a captive audience. The muggles, (non BMW owners) won't appreciate its...
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    http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/repair...

    http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/repair/how-to-vinyl-wrap-a-car#slide-7
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    That's exactly what I needed to hear! My thoughts...

    That's exactly what I needed to hear! My thoughts exactly, but I didn't know it until I read it!
  5. when I say dremel them out, it won't take...

    when I say dremel them out, it won't take much...if you didnt know I did it to mine, you would not notice. And I only had to do the ones near the seat. The ones near the bars were fine. Also, plug...
  6. Seems like I read somewhere that the plastic tank...

    Seems like I read somewhere that the plastic tank changes shape over a period of time. I knew that after mine came off, there was NO WAY it was going on. That piece doesn't need to be removed to...
  7. That piece of trim on top of the gas tank fit...

    That piece of trim on top of the gas tank fit perfectly only one time...the day the bike was made!:german Many of us Rt owners know this. I have 'dremelled' my holes out to a nice oblong shape. JUST...
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    That is a nice bike, and green is the second...

    That is a nice bike, and green is the second fastest color, right after black!
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    After much debate with myself, (I wasn't sure if...

    After much debate with myself, (I wasn't sure if I wanted to keep my R1100Rt and 'fix' its little quirks, or get a different bike) I bought a Techlusion device from Beemer Boneyard (On sale,...
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    I've tried a multitude of bikes recently, and I...

    I've tried a multitude of bikes recently, and I find that the 96-04 RT's are the most nuetral/comfortable of the lot. I am 6'2'' with 34 inch inseam and weigh 230#. The seat is in the second position...
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    Beemer BoneYard has done it again!

    Once again, Beemer Boneyard has done it. I ordered a part yesterday and chose my shipping method, and entered my 'bmwmoa' coupon code for the 10% discount, which I received on my invoice!:dance
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    I guess I will keep the RT !

    Over the last few months I have been jonesing for a 'new and better' bike. I have talked about alot of brands.

    So far I have test rode two FJR's, a 2013 Honda ST1300, a Victory Cross Country, a...
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    'Splain Lucy! What was the process for putting an...

    'Splain Lucy! What was the process for putting an electric shield shield on the Wing? Pictures? Diagrams? (thread hijack but...:bikes)
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    I have to ask...do you miss the adjustable...

    I have to ask...do you miss the adjustable windshield? i use mine so much, I am afraid to be with out one (adjustable shield that is)! I still haven't rode a Wing yet, because every one says if 'you...
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    That's the part I was looking for. Upon closer...

    That's the part I was looking for. Upon closer examination, I was able to fabricate my own using a stiff but flexible piece of this plastic. (i cut up a black plastic notebook cover!) OEM part was...
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    98 R1100Rt rear shock mud flap

    I am trying to find a part number or the actual part. On a 98 R1100RT. It is the rubber flap that protects the rear shock from dirt and debri. I hangs in front of the rear wheel and behind the rear...
  17. 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...
  19. Thread: Oil to use?

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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?
  23. Outstanding gesture. May you be rewarded 10 fold...

    Outstanding gesture. May you be rewarded 10 fold in your future!:):clap
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
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