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    Me too, and you do get used to them

    I would like to chime in here. I was on a 5 day ride when I first noticed floaters that seemed to be suddenly larger and more frequent. It scared me. Went to an opthmologist when I got back home. ...
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    I like my 07

    You are correct, no drain plug for the final drive. This means you disconnect it, rotate it 90?? to drain. Mine gets fluid changed each winter. If you have hung around here much at all, you have...
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    Peace of mind comes with proper prep

    You said: I was thinking of parking on a steep hill over night and then opening the expansion tank. The idea is that overnight any possible air would have worked its way to the highest point and...
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    Toot your horn if it makes you feel better

    I've spent many hours moving farm implements, large wheel tractors and combines down the road. What I can promise you is the operator will never hear your horn. The bigger tractors are sporting 400...
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    GT is ride ready & jack answer

    Matthew,
    The GT is ready. Only outing it has had since the weekend work was a 20 mile jaunt to pick up sprinkler parts. Planning to head up to Kettle Falls Sunday.
    GT on jack: The bottom fairing...
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    last one: jump guard in place

    picture of chain jump guard in place
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    K-GT on jack

    Pictue of GT on jack
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    Plug socket view 2

    end view picture of plug socket
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    Timing chain upgrades were the easist part

    Most time consuming was measuring the valve clearance on 16 valves.
    Plastic jump guard just slips into place. New reservoir style chain tensioner bolts in place quickly. It did create A LOT of...
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    Tools that worked on my K-GT

    Worked most of today on my new-to-me 2007 K-GT. Needed a spark plug socket. The parts counter at Westside was kind enough to allow me to measure the outside diameter of one their sockets. It...
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    Note to Henzilla RE: picture 3

    Henzilla,
    Please excuse me for butting in; I have a concern about the positioning on the tensioner shown in the 3rd picture. I believe the notch on the flange should be toward the engine.
    Been...
  12. At some point there needs to be a level of trust

    The person in California can research the laws and regulations pertaining to his home state. Let him verify what he needs to do to register an out-of-state bike in CA.
    I live in eastern Washington;...
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    Simple task completed Chapter 3

    last set
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    Simple task completed Chapter 2

    more picturres
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    Simple task completed Chapter 1

    Replacing headlight bulb on 2nd generation K1200GT: Standard (non-xenon) H7 lightbulbs.
    Sorry for the multi-post. System holds me to 156k file size.
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    Headlight replacement; GT

    Need to replace low beam headlight on '07 GT. Read the RepRom procedure; remove right & left panels, windscreen, WS motor, Instrument panel, etc. etc. They did allow one to leave the rear trunk in...
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    Thanks

    What an interesting concept: read and follow the owners manual.
    Thanks guys
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    Brake Fluid DOT 4 or 5.1?

    Which is the recommended brake fluid for a 2007 GT? Owner's manual says DOT4 but I do not believe the 5.1 was available when the manual was written. It is my understanding that both of these are...
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