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  1. Thread: 2000 k1200rs

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    A working damper is good. A high bucks damper?...

    A working damper is good. A high bucks damper? Can't say as the stock damper let me down, even when ...um... satisfying the need for speed. YMMV.
  2. Thread: 2000 k1200rs

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    Oh so very, very true! Don't price replacement...

    Oh so very, very true! Don't price replacement dust covers unless you're seated and sedated. Hole saws are cheaper.
  3. Thread: 2000 k1200rs

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    +1 on the Quick Disconnects! Look for them at...

    +1 on the Quick Disconnects! Look for them at Beemer Boneyard, Pirate's Lair, or wherever fine BMW parts are sold. As Lee said, look through the brake side opening, over the crankcase, and you should...
  4. Thread: 2004k1200gt

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    You're surprised? ;)

    You're surprised? ;)
  5. The price quoted is for a '99 LT in the Portland,...

    The price quoted is for a '99 LT in the Portland, OR area.

    Agreed prices vary with mileage. Also, a bike is worth exactly what the buyer is willing to pay. At one end of the spectrum there may be...
  6. +1 on the trickle charger. At least on the...

    +1 on the trickle charger. At least on the K1200RS, if the battery is on the low side from long storage, the ABS warning light will continue to blink once the bike's rolling (normal is to blink until...
  7. OK - you're still looking at about $5K for dealer...

    OK - you're still looking at about $5K for dealer retail. Trade-in is in the $3.5K range. In short, $7.8K? [/ROFL] In the seller's dreams!
  8. Where are you? While Kelly Blue Book (kbb.com)...

    Where are you? While Kelly Blue Book (kbb.com) prices vary with local, a quick check shows dealer retail (which leaves room for their work to prep the bike, etc. and a profit) is around $5K. Make an...
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    [/bang] There [/bang] is [/bang] that. [/bang]

    [/bang] There [/bang] is [/bang] that. [/bang]
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    What? To tell me after the fact and to leave me...

    What? To tell me after the fact and to leave me banging my head into a wall? ;)
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    ARGH!!! I wish I'd known that before I dropped...

    ARGH!!! I wish I'd known that before I dropped $55 to have the lock for my luggage carrier re-keyed to the ignition lock. ARGH!! :banghead
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    Riding two bikes at the same time... now there's...

    Riding two bikes at the same time... now there's a thought!
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    Yep, I read those two other sites (can I say that...

    Yep, I read those two other sites (can I say that here? ;) ).

    Do you have the GT and the airhead? Just curious.
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    PO very nicely installed Ohlins on my bike. Happy...

    PO very nicely installed Ohlins on my bike. Happy happy joy joy!
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    Hermy's sold me my K1200RS, too.

    Hermy's sold me my K1200RS, too.
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    Er...? I'm not too far from the PA Turnpike NE...

    Er...? I'm not too far from the PA Turnpike NE Extension. And you are...?
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    Feelin' better. :D

    Feelin' better. :D
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    No K1200RS/GT?

    Just an observation but... does nobody but me have a K1200RS or GT?

    I'm just askin'...
  19. Thread: 2002 k1200gt

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    Two things to do before you hit the road: 1)...

    Two things to do before you hit the road: 1) Verify you have metal fuel line quick disconnect fittings (QD's). 2) Verify your engine isn't on the fuel pump flange recall list.

    1) There are two...
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    At the risk of seeming to beat a very sick...

    At the risk of seeming to beat a very sick looking horse, it can't hurt to check for QD's. If there are none, at least part of the bike has gotten a good looking over. If there are QD's and they...
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    6' 1" works just fine on an '03 K1200RS. A couple...

    6' 1" works just fine on an '03 K1200RS. A couple of days ago, a friend (on an R1200RT) and I did a 320+ mile trip on a mix of twisties and Interstate, with winds in the 20-25 MPH (probably gusting...
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    Um, Oregon is not California, although I'm told...

    Um, Oregon is not California, although I'm told you can see California from Oregon...

    Aside from having a quick chat with DMV ("I know this guy who..." is a good way to start [/grin]) to be sure...
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    According to Kelly Blue Book, the asking price is...

    According to Kelly Blue Book, the asking price is about $500 above current retail at a Portland area dealer (who has to factor in any prep or repairs before sales and any warranty after sales). As...
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    +1 for grab it for $2K. However, expect to spend...

    +1 for grab it for $2K. However, expect to spend some bucks to get the "tupperware" re-painted ("rattle can" paint jobs are, IMHO, seriously lame for the K1200RS - this isn't a hooligan bike), expect...
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    It might be the saddle heat element's failed. An...

    It might be the saddle heat element's failed. An ohmmeter across the plug from the saddle should something like 2-10 ohms ("some, but not much"). If all you see is the same as the meter leads not...
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