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    Battery Removal

    Thanks for the advice. I guess I was lucky with the 85 RT, I put 2 batteries in in 24 years of service and well over 100,000 miles! :D
    Looked again at the GT and it will a snap.
    Cheers
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    Battery Removal 07 GT

    My 07 GT is is need of it's 1st battery change. I've been looking in the forums and on the Repair Manual CD, but can't seem to find anything on the removal procedure.
    It looks straightforward enough...
  3. Thread: Windshield Care

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    Winshield Care

    Plexus kept my 85 RT windshield looking new for the 24 years I owned it. I still use it on my 07 GT (Aeroflow) with the same results. I have found that the yellow Kiwi shoe polish cloths work the...
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    Buffeting

    Sorry your still experiencing the buffeting.
    I will be very aware of it when I go to the Americade Rally.
    I attached the straps to the passenger grab rails as you probably did. Maybe a Rok strap...
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    Luggage Roll

    Well I bought the large luggage roll and filled it with a spare jacket etc., put it on the pillion in front of my 50 ltr topcase for the ride back from the shop and found some buffeting.
    This was...
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    Carbon Lorraine Brakes

    Hi Drubery,
    I liked them in the past and decided to give them a try again.
    The downside is no wear sensors, but I always replace the brakes before I really need to.
    I was careful to use them and...
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    I just put on new Z8's and brakes and am getting...

    I just put on new Z8's and brakes and am getting ready for the Americade in June. I always bring back too much stuff from there ... I almost couldn't fit the Duty Free liquor in last year!:buds I...
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    Luggage Roll on Pillion

    Thanks Drubery, I'm going to look at the Luggage Roll tomorrow and will have my top box on.
    The mounting is very slick and easily detached, so I don't think either, with the roll or the softcase...
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    Soft Bag 2 vs. Luggage Roll

    I'm contemplating the Luggage Roll, but have also liked the look of the Soft Bag 2, although I've never tried to fit it on my 07 GT.
    I want to place one of these on the passenger seat leaving my BMW...
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    Brake & Suspension Options

    I owned an 85 K100RT and found the best option (for me anyways) was the ss lines mated with progressive fork springs and heavier fork oil.
    This stopped that gummie koo (rubber cow) front end...
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    Video

    Hey Rob,

    Thanks, I'll check out the Sony for the editing.
    I've never had a video camera before, so it should be fun.
    Getting ready to go riding with my Harley friend (3rd gear only!:cry).
    He's...
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    Tpm

    Hey Rob,

    Billy also thought pizza was an hors d'ouvre! :clap
    He did buy bigger clothes, then smaller clothes, then smaller ones still. It was a viscous cycle!:bikes

    Wives are wonderful. Pat...
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    Tpm

    Hey Rob,

    Thanks for the info on the TPM ... it makes sense now.
    I just had a new rear ... tire that is, put on, so I'll forgo the expense for now.

    I rode to some meetings this morning and no...
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    Tpm

    Hey thanks Rob, about the TPM battery, not the weight issue! LOL!
    I'll stop by the dealer tomorrow as I'll be in the area.
    Turned out to be nice later yesterday and I went out for a ride after 5:00...
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    Tire Pressure Monitor Intermittent

    The warning lights went on for the Tire Pressure Monitor on Thursday. I checked and the pressures were fine. After starting it again the front tire read, but the rear didn't at 1st then registered...
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    The Best Keeps Getting Better

    Rob ... you are definitely the man I was referring to in my above posting.
    That's what's so great about these forums, you get the unbiased opinions of bikes/accessories etc.. This makes the buying...
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    RT to GT

    I owned a RT for 24 years and took a test ride on a GT. I loved my RT, but the GT is perfect for me. It's fast, comfortable and doesn't throw heat like the RT.
    I've had the GT for 3 years and it is...
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    Should I Buy A Wedge?

    I'll jump in on that one. I lusted/longed for the 1200GT wedge. I had my 85K100RT for 20 years at that point and loved it.
    Once I tried an 07 GT my mind was made up. Just like it was made up when I...
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    Report on clutch

    I've had the bike out for 2 days (a tank and a half) with the new clutch.
    They even replaced my airtemp sensor for free as mine had gone missing. Nice touch. Endras BMW in Ajax, Ontario are...
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    Time Running Out For Clutch Issues on 1200's?

    I took my 07 GT into the shop today as the clutch is making a squeal when taking off under load. Never ever tell the wife that she's the load that induces the squealing clutch! LOL!
    They are going...
  21. Thread: Great Track Day

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    Great Trackday!

    Jim,
    Nice pic. Wish the photogs were around when you were "playing"! Great bike to play with!
    Excellent bikes and as Pffog mentions ... we have Luggage Racks to boot!
    I've graduated from a "B"...
  22. Thread: Great Track Day

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    How Sweet it is!

    Pffog, I know the feeling as it's happened to me on a few occasions where they've asked me what I'm doing there.
    I went to some Ducati, Open Track and Race School trackdays with my old 85 K100RT....
  23. Thread: Great Track Day

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    The Evidence Is In!

    Great shots and I think I can see cylinders heads being ground down.:dance
    That's just to reduce weight I would think.:thumb You had it waaaay over! Nice riding.
    That's why I love having a Beemer!...
  24. Thread: Great Track Day

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    Trackday Evidence

    I just got the pictures and as you can see, it was the best of days!:dance
    Being chased by a 1000RR ... priceless!:thumb
    Just don't know how you load more than 1 picture at a time?

    25172
  25. Thread: What the heck?

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    These Guys Get It!

    I have 2 great dealers in Ajax Ontario, BMW Endras & GP Bikes.
    Both have let me try out their bikes and have encouraged me to take them out. Tried the 1000RR BMW 2 months ago! Wow!
    I was at GP...
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