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    Turn signal switch

    I have an '05 RT and the left turn signal switch is acting up. I have narrowed it down to the switch. When closed it reads 1K ohms. Exercised it rapidly and it started working. (0 ohms). Put it all...
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    Thanks for the heads up.

    Thanks for the heads up.
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    Swing arm boot

    The front swing arm boot on my 05 RT is cracked. Is there anything scary about replacing it? Looks pretty straight forward according to the Haynes service manual.
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    Brake Rotors 2005 RT

    I have been noticing some pulsing when I apply the front brakes. I check the rotors and they run straight but the thickness varies .0015 on one side. Bearings are fine and the wheel varies about .010...
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    '05 GS Spark Plugs

    Any opinions on using Autolite XS4163DP spark plugs. They're $5.95 per plug which makes them inviting.
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    Blue smoke on startup.

    A friend wants to buy a 03 R1200 CLC but he says it smokes on startup and it goes away shortly there after. The bike has 30k and we have no history. Are these notorious for this? I will look at it...
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    Leaking 1200 GS final drive seal

    The right hand (outside) seal is leaking. I removed the dust cap and I can see the seal. Is there any trick to removing the old seal? I have in mind to remove the metal keeper ring, run screws into...
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    Motor Adventure

    I have a R69S that has been setting for 29 years and I was told not to start it without checking the oil slingers. Some one said there is a "kit" available that has some of the necessary tools needed...
  9. Thread: R69s

    by bobgerman
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    R69s

    I'm the proud new owner of a 1965 R69S and in the process of preparing to make her run after 29 years, I discovered there are no floats in the carbs. HELP!!
  10. Thread: R69S tires

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    R69S tires

    Just purchased a '65 R69s that needs tires as there are none on the rims. Any suggestions? I'll need more stuff in due time, but I'll start here.
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    Found it, thanks

    Found it, thanks
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    $11 for two fluid oz.

    $11 for two fluid oz.
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    R1200 Clutch Fluid ('05)

    What's with the vitamol V10 mineral oil? Is there a substitute for this I can find on a shelf somewhere?
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    I guess I can assume that there is a difference...

    I guess I can assume that there is a difference between a 535 and a PC535 Odyssey.
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    05 GS Won't Start

    Engine cranks about a half turn then stops. If I hold the start button in it will crank then stop then crank then stop, each time about enough to get on cylinder through a compression stroke. I...
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    I had not considered rebuilding the wheel...

    I had not considered rebuilding the wheel calipers just yet.

    I will concur that doing my own work gives me more confidence when the throttle is twisted.
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    Very enlightening. Thank you

    Very enlightening. Thank you
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    The DVD I watched showed just bleeding at the...

    The DVD I watched showed just bleeding at the incoming from the front lever and the foot pedal. Then it showed just bleeding at the wheel calipers with the use of the servos.
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    Brake flushing an '05 GS

    I'm considering flushing the brake system myself. I watched a dvd and it looks pretty straight forward. The Haynes manual says it's a dealer only procedure. Am I asking for trouble? The one thing I...
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    How do I determine the numbers matching?

    How do I determine the numbers matching?
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    1965-R69S What' it worth?

    I have a chance to purchase an R69S with roughly 20k miles. It hasn't been started in maybe 15 years. Gas tank and carbs are varnished bad. No back tire. Damper assembly for the front end is missing....
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