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  1. Thread: Dynabeads

    by jhgilbert
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    I've used Dyna beads for about 7 years in a K75...

    I've used Dyna beads for about 7 years in a K75 and a R1150RT. K75 still has the ME880s and they're smooth and balanced. R1150RT got DB and a set of PR3s that lasted 18,000 miles of mainly commuting....
  2. Thanks for the schematic. After checking it out...

    Thanks for the schematic. After checking it out with the multimeter, the only thing possible is a bad switch, which is relatively easy to replace while I've got it apart. Not looking forward to...
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    If you replace the hoses in the gas tank, skip...

    If you replace the hoses in the gas tank, skip ordering the vent tubing from BMW. They now ship 6mm vent tubing when you need 5 mm. Your friends bike will leak gas through the vent lines until you...
  4. Trouble Shooting Heated Grips-2002 R1150RT

    Grips used to work fine, now don't. I checked voltage to the connector under the gas tank and it says I'm getting .03 volts on low and high settings. Fuse is good. I'm assuming previous owner...
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    I think I slid it out the back after elevating...

    I think I slid it out the back after elevating the frame.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314290


    ADV Rider has good info that may help.
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    As I recall, yes...remove the air box. Sorry to...

    As I recall, yes...remove the air box. Sorry to hear about the spline failure. I've been wondering when mine will go.

    You might check out Chris Harris on YouTube. He may have a video on R1150...
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    Best iPhone mount

    It's looking like I'll be able to go to Salem this year and I'm looking for a good mount for my iPhone. Anyone have any suggestions?
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    Don't do it...wait until Salem. I believe...

    Don't do it...wait until Salem. I believe Schuberth is supposed to be there and I've heard they have had special deals in the past. One more thing...the customer service by Schuberth has always been...
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    I had a Schuberth S1 full face for several years,...

    I had a Schuberth S1 full face for several years, then went shopping for a shopping for a modular helmet with a flip-front. The HJCs felt like a plastic bucket, only cheaper. Arai and Shoei just...
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    The radio wiring had a 10 amp fuse, and I haven't...

    The radio wiring had a 10 amp fuse, and I haven't changed it to a 7.5 amp yet. Also the radio wiring wasn't wired through the ignition switch as I had wanted. But the fan works, doesn't blow fuses...
  11. Forever Black is your friend....

    Forever Black is your friend. http://www.foreverblack.com/products.html
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    I think you may have a couple of problems. I...

    I think you may have a couple of problems. I would add a bottle of regular yellow "heet", then take it out for a nice long cruise in the rain. The moisture in the air will help break the carbon out...
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    Do I detect a beer story in that reply?

    Do I detect a beer story in that reply?
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    Short answer: They all do that. Long answer:...

    Short answer: They all do that.

    Long answer: There was no air stream cooling the headers. Don't do that again...without pics.
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    Awesome...thanks guys. The 1150 will be back...

    Awesome...thanks guys. The 1150 will be back together this weekend. My buddy lent me my old K75RT and it's turning me into West Texas barbecue. Gotta get back on the 1150 and cool down.
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    Most quality shocks recommend rebuilding every...

    Most quality shocks recommend rebuilding every 30,000 miles too. So it's not just stock shocks that wear out at 30k.
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    I spent $1400 on a pair of HyperPros a couple of...

    I spent $1400 on a pair of HyperPros a couple of years ago at 42,000 and I understand your pain. I couldn't find a good place to rebuild the stock ones...and I'd have to take the bike off the road...
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    No answers yet....So I bought a LED 30 amp switch...

    No answers yet....So I bought a LED 30 amp switch and will wire it in. I believe the radio wiring, in addition to being wired through a 15 amp fuse, is switched through the ignition. We'll see if the...
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    Installing RTP oil cooler fan on 1150RT

    I finally got around to installing the one I had on the shelf. Now I just need to wire it in. Since I don't have the radio I wanted to wire it in to the radio wiring on the left side of the dash....
  20. Thread: Shinko tires

    by jhgilbert
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    I don't trust Shinkos, no particular reason other...

    I don't trust Shinkos, no particular reason other than they haven't established a good reputation yet. I've had Metzler ME 880s and Michelin PR2 & currently PR3 on the 1150 with 14,000 miles (with...
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    I wasn't aware of 2 different pumps. However the...

    I wasn't aware of 2 different pumps. However the seal between the water and oil side has changed several times, possibly leading to new part numbers.
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