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    My wife and I are booked on Ultimate Alps June...

    My wife and I are booked on Ultimate Alps June 13-22 same trip?
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    Bike to bike Comm

    I just ordered a K1600 GTL.

    My friends use either CB based comm systems or the BMW Schuberth C3 comm. When I ride I don't use the phone, listen to the radio, or want to have a commentary with...
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    '09 K1200LT Anti Freeze

    I have a 2009 K1200LT
    I can not find anywhere in the manuals the type of anti freeze required for the engine cooling system.
    I keep 3 different kinds for my cars. They don't interchange.
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    The easy answer is "all the above". I am...

    The easy answer is "all the above".
    I am currently at 6 bikes and counting, all different, all special.
    It is like deciding which of your kids you would sell first.
    I am looking at a K1600GTL but...
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    31529 The paint job on "Scarlet"

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    The paint job on "Scarlet"
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    Great INFO. This painter has previously painted...

    Great INFO. This painter has previously painted two "Show Bikes" for me and does nice work. I must change our original plan based on the data provided.
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    Paint question

    I am painting/restoring a previously painted "all black" 1963 R60/2
    Were the original factory pin stripes hand painted after the black? Without clearcoat?
    My painter wants to paint/tape the white...
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    My 1963 R60/2 reconditioning continues... Latest...

    My 1963 R60/2 reconditioning continues...
    Latest issue is wheel spoke size.
    I need 5 spokes replaced, 3 front, 3 rear
    One is striped, 5 slightly bent.
    The replacements I ordered are 3.5mm...
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    Great information and article. Continuing the...

    Great information and article. Continuing the process...
    Jon
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    Thanks for the info..solvent idea is out. How do...

    Thanks for the info..solvent idea is out. How do you tell if the slinger service is needed other than a known history?

    The bike has 62,200 indicated miles. I have owned the bike a year. I...
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    Technical Questions

    I am updating my 1963 R60/2, mostly cosmetic items. It currently runs good. As a precaution can the oil slinger ring be cleaned by filling the crank case with solvent then flushing thoroughly and...
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    My wife complained that the recently acquired...

    My wife complained that the recently acquired Goldwing felt more like a couch than a motorcycle. So a new 2009 KT1200LT was the answer. Now I can't get her to take trips on any of my other bikes.
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    It sound like the right size for me (5'-10"). I...

    It sound like the right size for me (5'-10"). I held off the pre-order waiting to get the feel of the bike. Looking forward to sitting/riding a GTL.
  14. Very good analysis...being an engineer I...

    Very good analysis...being an engineer I appreciate the data. Just keep in mind you are comparing a top of the line sport bike (1300 GT) to a touring machine. The touring bike is, as expected,...
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    26264 I don't have time to undertake the retro...

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    I don't have time to undertake the retro myself. I need an "expert" to estimate what is needed and a budget. Bike runs good.
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    I purchased the 1963 R60/2. It is nice mate for...

    I purchased the 1963 R60/2. It is nice mate for my 2009 K1200LT
    The bike is currently in Kentucky but I will likely move it to my home in Florida this summer. I am considering having it...
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    BMW 1963 R60/2 purchase

    I am looking to buy the above bike. The bike was stored the last 15 years. It looks good (not show/repainted) for its age. Are parts available? Any special problems with this model? What does...
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    Sticky: I have not ridden the tour on my bike but have...

    I have not ridden the tour on my bike but have visited many of the sites, be sure to include Makers Mark, Buffalo Trace & Woodford Reserve (Brown Foreman)
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