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    1100RT starter woes.

    Pulled the starter today because it was not performing up to par. Read some posts on here about starter drag and the symptoms matched my own. My brother told me that there was a small possibility...
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    The only reason I know dual sparks were made in...

    The only reason I know dual sparks were made in 2003 is because my friend purchased his in Germany and that is what he has.
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    Actually '03 is the year it went to dual spark,...

    Actually '03 is the year it went to dual spark, just not available in the States.
  4. Thread: Dropping an RT

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    This was talked about in another post and I think...

    This was talked about in another post and I think it was said that because of the offset of the motor the bike gravitates to the right. Or maybe I'm pullin something out of my butt.
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    To all posting here, I was introduced to some...

    To all posting here, I was introduced to some good reading that directly relates to this topic. The book is 'In Defense of Food' by Michael Pollan. If you have genuine concerns about your health...
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    Great Roads and Great Rides, thanks for the tip. ...

    Great Roads and Great Rides, thanks for the tip. Sometimes its nice to know where you are going and I prefer not to use gps. Yes I can read.
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    Braddog and Paulbach have it right. Use those...

    Braddog and Paulbach have it right. Use those people for your own amusement and have a little more fun during the day.
  8. Thread: Bah humbug!

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    The one thing that everyone forgot to mention was...

    The one thing that everyone forgot to mention was the real reason for Christmas. All I am reading are rants about horrible shopping adventures, which by the way means that we all associate this time...
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    Yes, this is disgusting. Especially considering...

    Yes, this is disgusting. Especially considering the store that is being mobbed. Nothing inside is worth a life.
  10. The big question is what are you painting and...

    The big question is what are you painting and what color? Would be interested to see how it all comes out. Pics maybe.
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    Thank you Paul and Happy Thanksgiving.

    Thank you Paul and Happy Thanksgiving.
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    Yea, its aftermarket. I kinda assumed it was...

    Yea, its aftermarket. I kinda assumed it was after checking the clymer manual. I'm speaking out loud when I say this but I will probably have to remove the cyclinder head cover to retighten.
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    Not able to torque Oil Fill Cap?

    I added some oil today and when I went to tighten the fill cap it did not stop turning. The female threaded insert in the cylinder head was spinning with the fill cap. I need some help, someone...
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    I agree with Rinty on this one. Your extremities...

    I agree with Rinty on this one. Your extremities say a lot of things about your general health. Things like you fingernails, skin color, hands getting cold. Poor circulation comes to mind when you...
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    Same problem here, just on the right turn signal....

    Same problem here, just on the right turn signal. I assumed it was a relay going bad so I was just going to go with it until it craps out.
  16. Thread: So You Served!!

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    Man you guys are OLD! Currently serving in the...

    Man you guys are OLD! Currently serving in the US Navy, stationed in Panama City, FL at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center. Entered service in 1988.

    Just kidding about the old statement. ...
  17. Thread: Rtp: bargain?

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    Well, one good thing is that Police bikes should...

    Well, one good thing is that Police bikes should have a good maintenance record. I just purchased 99 r1100rt with 60k on it in Aug and have since put another 4k on it myself. No problems to speak...
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    Sorry to hear about the failure. Did the bike...

    Sorry to hear about the failure. Did the bike have any symptoms prior to or did this just suddenly happen?
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    Sticky: 15123

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    They do have tread wear indicators. But like...

    They do have tread wear indicators. But like others have said, not so good. Early 2009 Metzler will introduce the new z-6 to American markets. I'm waiting for those.
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    Thanks, I did notice a higher level prior. I...

    Thanks, I did notice a higher level prior. I checked one of the older threads and all the oil is out of the bar. Just assumed that it would naturally gravitate to the bottom. Putting it on the...
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    Oil Level too low???

    My oil level is low but just inside the red circle. Checking the manual for some insight as to why. I had a 60K service and annual service done in Aug. I am not religious about checking the oil...
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    The Z-6's are great tires but there are some...

    The Z-6's are great tires but there are some questions about their longevity. Based on what people have said here, mileage can range from 4K to 12K and cupping is a problem. I myself have the z-6's...
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    I'm curious, when people say their bike is...

    I'm curious, when people say their bike is surging, to what degree are we talking here. I recently bought a 99 r1100rt with 60K and it seems as though I might have this problem also. It is more...
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