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    I installed a hitch and wiring for a Bushtec...

    I installed a hitch and wiring for a Bushtec trailer. They have a harness / CANBUS isolation unit which was easy to install and works perfectly.
  2. Poll: Bad input

    Well, I probably didn't help. I selected 2005 and then selected no failures thinking that it would be valid to know by year failure / no failures. When I realized my mistake, it would not let me...
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    Missing ODI in investigation

    I wonder how many complaints they are missing. I filed complaint 10464617 on 6/8/2012. This is the list that was compiled for the PE12036 investigation opened 11/16/2012 :

    The ODI complaints cited...
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    Bushtec Turbo+2 pictures

    Here's the trailer that was painted by Bushtec to match the Piedmont red (sent them the front fender to match).
    Also a photo of the Bushtec trailer hitch that I installed. Good fit and clear...
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    Sticky: Poll: 05 R1200RT 25000 miles on original strip.

    05 R1200RT 25000 miles on original strip.
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    I did the same thing and they won't work if you...

    I did the same thing and they won't work if you have an early model 2005. BMW changed the design of the side case tab slider and the mount. I started down the path of changing everything out but the...
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    If this is for the side case (pannier) for the...

    If this is for the side case (pannier) for the R1200RT (mine is a 2005), then the outer painted side panel is NOT glued (the lid on top case however IS glued and can not be separated).

    You must...
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    You'll find the instructions at the...

    You'll find the instructions at the bmwsporttouring.com site. The link to the article is:

    Disassembly instructions

    I just did it last weekend (second time) to lubricate the open / close...
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    I have a Bushtec Turbo+2 that I use for camping...

    I have a Bushtec Turbo+2 that I use for camping and going to the beach. It weighs 140 lbs with a 350 GVW capacity. It pulls like a dream and you almost forget it's back there. I actually think it...
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    I have a 2005 R1200RT and it pulls a Bushtec like...

    I have a 2005 R1200RT and it pulls a Bushtec like a dream. Really stable and you often forget it's even there. It makes trips with two, especially camping, much more enjoyable.
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    I stopped by the dealer yesterday to get his...

    I stopped by the dealer yesterday to get his opinion. The parts department had the same thoughts as you did that something like a strong cleaner must have got on the coating to cause it to break...
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    Clutch hose on R1200RT 2005

    About 12" of the clear plastic shielding over the braiding stainless steel on the clutch hose near the master cylinder has just disintegrated and come off. Is that a problem with protection from the...
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    Trailer and warrantee

    I didn't want to take that chance either and that's why I waited. Probably will cause a problem with me extended warranty but I'll cross that bridge if I need to. At some point I have to enjoy the...
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    Pulling a Bushtec

    I got a Bushtec Turbo+2 for my 2005 R1200RT this summer after 4 years of strapping on duffle bags on top on the panniers. It's such a pleasure. Lower center of gravity and hardly know it's back there...
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    I was looking at the UniGo before I got the...

    I was looking at the UniGo before I got the Bushtec because I liked the idea of being able to roll it into the motel room. However after much discussion I found out that about 10% of the trailer /...
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    You should consider a trailer. After a few trips...

    You should consider a trailer. After a few trips with duffle bags strapped all over with a high center of gravity I got a Bushtec trailer. It carries 200 pounds of cargo in a very roomy ara and pulls...
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