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  1. THANKS Norton...

    You are absolutely correct about my situation. THANKS for the advice. I certainly appreciate your assistance !!

    Allan Ruprecht
  2. My 1150 RT Head Bolts have STRIPPED the engine block threads

    The heads on my 2004 1150 RT each have 4 long bolts. Either myself or a mechanic have STRIPPED a few of the bolt treads on the engine block. Someone applied too much torque. A minor "engine oil...
  3. ABS Light "On"

    Red ABS "Warning Light" problem,

    I have a 2004 1150Rt, and had a "similar" problem which was solved by the local dealership. My ABS light would "light up" each time that I rode the bike....it...
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    ...PIAA Headlight Upgrade...

    It's worth the "extra money" to upgrade to the PIAA headlights. I've replaced the "low beam" on my 2004 1150 RT. These light will burn out after about 15,000 of usage (1 year).

    I also...
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    Hallisbruce - different screw sizes

    Hallisbruce -

    I replaced my 2004 1150RT battery just a few days ago. Believe it or not....its the 3rd BMW battery that that has been in the bike. So much for BMW gell quality !!
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  6. How SLOW can we go....in 6th gear....without LUGGING the 1150Rt engine?

    Any of you "Tech Dudes" know how many RPM's are considered TOO SLOW for the engine to operate without causing "engine strain"??? As a solo rider (200 pounds), I'm wondering "how slow" I can run...
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    Uhmm Pa Pa

    In 08, I wanna attend the Munich Oktoberfest....drink German beer....and tour the BMW Motorad factory !!
  8. Where can I find a METAL BMW LOGO for mounting below license plate?

    Nobody up here in Michigan can tell us WHERE we can find those 3" metal BMW logos with "2 bolts & nuts on the back" which can be mounted in the two mounting holes below the license plate of an 1150...
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    To the "New Kid in Town"....

    Welcome to the Family !!
    You might consider making that "one week trip" to Gillette, Wyoming in July of 2008.
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    3 BMW Gell Batteries in 3 YEARS

    - I have a 2004 1150 RT -
    After 3 years of riding (49,000 miles), my battery is not holding a charge and needs my BMW battery charger operating DAILY or the battery just goes...
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    "FRAM" OIL FILTERS

    Has enyone had any "good" or "bad" experiences with the FRAM motorcycle oil filters? They are considerably less expensive.
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    Mobil 1 - "V Twin" Synthetic Oil 20w50

    I will be changing the oil on my 2004 1150RT from now on. I have considered using MOBIL 1 SYNTHETIC oil (20w50), and changing it every 6,000 miles. I now have 33,000 miles on my bike.
    I know that...
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    QUIT your darn whinning....

    Either play by the rules....or STAY HOME next year. EVERYONE else followed the instructions and had a GREAT TIME. If THAT is the "worst probelm" which you experienced, then you really didn't have...
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