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    Oh yeah, One more thing to sort out. replace...

    Oh yeah,
    One more thing to sort out. replace bearings with OEM or a bushing type as suggested in the link. The removal of the races does seem a bit difficult would that be needed if bearings were...
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    Thanks to all your replies and encouragement. ...

    Thanks to all your replies and encouragement. After a lot of consideration I will procede with the tear down. The positive responses and support of this comunity in the past, have given me the...
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    Paralever(bearing) paradox

    Hi all, '04 R1150R 34k
    Reading posts from this forum and others I am tempted to try breaking my bike in two, Rather than just "re adjusting" the pivot bearing.
    Could some point me to a really good,...
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    I installed the booster plug after several...

    I installed the booster plug after several attempts to address recently felt surging issues ( started spring of 2010). Surging for me was a non event on my '04 RR, until the bike hit 24k.
    The low...
  5. Thread: Speed bleeders

    by motojoe
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    Thanks bikerfish1100, That is exactly what I...

    Thanks bikerfish1100, That is exactly what I needed. A flash of clarity from outside my narrow vision. I called and all is well. Bleeders ordered!
    Ride safe.
    Joe
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    I am still serching for the proper bleeder sizes....

    I am still serching for the proper bleeder sizes. I went to Spiegler and their information was different that what is posted on the SB web page. Help, anyone?
    Frustrated
    J. Madura
  7. Thread: Speed bleeders

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    Speed bleeders

    Has anyone out there with a 2004 R1150R ABS purchased speed bleeders? The chart on the SB web site does not specifically give info for my bike. I have e-mailed the SB people with no response. ...
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    Thanks for the reminder. I had come across that...

    Thanks for the reminder.
    I had come across that bit of info a while back, then noticed on my reciept from the dealership that said mineral oil used instead of Dot 4. I freaked a bit, but was...
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    Thanks to both of you for your response. Joe

    Thanks to both of you for your response.
    Joe
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    Brake and Clutch fluid

    Hello to all. I haven't posted in a couple of years so here goes.
    I recently lost my BMW Dealership (Savoy Il) and now need to do my first ever clutch and brake fluid change. What I need is a...
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    Thanks, I took a look at the fastway pegs...

    Thanks,
    I took a look at the fastway pegs online. I wonder how they would look on my '04 R1150R. You said that you ride a roadster what did you think of them esthetically. Would it be possible to...
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    In Response the Fastway peg option. How much...

    In Response the Fastway peg option. How much movement can be achieved with these pegs. Is the repositioning down and forward? I am Currently looking into peg lowering and have been seriously...
  13. Thread: 1st oil change

    by motojoe
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    Thanks

    Thank you all for your input. I have decided to wait on an oil change until I at least have 3,000 mi on the bike. I think I was just getting itchy to do something inpreparation for the "long" trip...
  14. Thread: 1st oil change

    by motojoe
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    thanks

    I found it on this forum actually.
    If this does not sound right please let me know. I appreciate the responses so far the Castrol SG info was very good. Does any one know if there is a BMW spec...
  15. Thread: 1st oil change

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    1st oil change

    I have been reading links about oil changes and fd oil changes for a awhile now on the oil head forum. I am asking for specific advise for my bike which is a "new" used '04 R1150R with only 1800 mi....
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