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    the rear caliper is indeed a floating...

    the rear caliper is indeed a floating caliper.....pistons on only one side as opposed to the front with pistons on both sides....

    that said, i do lube the pins with brake grease on all floating...
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    as promised..... 2013 R1200RT, purchased...

    as promised.....

    2013 R1200RT, purchased 7/7/12

    40 miles of highway riding at ~75mph, pulled into Mobil station just off the highway using as little brake as possible....

    EBC HH pads front...
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    interesting....

    i find this very interesting....

    the other day, after reading this thread about heating calipers, rotors and FDs, I stopped after a reasonable ride and check the FD with my hand on my 2013...
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    i would think the higher rear brake temps being...

    i would think the higher rear brake temps being higher are because of the lack of airflow over the calipers.....
  5. Thread: EFI MODs

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    AF-XiED on a 2013 R1200RT

    i install the AF-XiED on my RT late last year....and i can say without any hesitation that the overall drive-ability of the motor is wonderful....no hesitation, stumbles or flat spots....seat of the...
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    how about here... ...

    how about here... http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51560&rnd=04282014

    look for page 51, Vehicle Trim, Mirrors....

    wyman
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    personally, i would not ride the bike without...

    personally, i would not ride the bike without that vacuum cap.....it allows more air to enter the intake tract leaning out the mixture on that cylinder and could possibly burn an exhaust valve....
    ...
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    Thanks Larry for putting up with my...

    Thanks Larry for putting up with my questions...:))

    i too rarely use the high beam and almost never flash it....hence the reason for a higher wattage version...

    one last question....did you...
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    good point..... what about 35 watt low beams...

    good point.....

    what about 35 watt low beams and 55 watt high beam.....thinking 4300K on the low and 4500 on the high....

    these HIDs look really good....

    one more ???....any issues with the...
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    Larry, what wattage did you go with....??? ...

    Larry,

    what wattage did you go with....???

    wyman
  11. nope, never had to adjust as yet on my 2013 RT...

    nope, never had to adjust as yet on my 2013 RT with 26000+miles...checked them 3 times so far at 6000mile intervals....no change and "on the money" clearance wise....but i think i will continue to...
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    i hear ya on the old tired eyes.....:( i had a...

    i hear ya on the old tired eyes.....:(

    i had a right side headlight bulb go out on my 2013 R1200RT and changed all to Philips H7 X-treme Power....brighter and seem to throw a bit farther....maybe...
  13. in my limited experience the rear caliper on my...

    in my limited experience the rear caliper on my 2013 RT is slightly warm to the touch after a ride.....the pads ever so lightly touch the rotor which will cause some light friction...friction is...
  14. 2013 R1200RT Driveline inspection/service...

    in less than the year that i have owned my 2103 R1200RT i have logged over 25000 miles....i have done all the required maintenance at 6000 mile intervals including changing the gearbox and FD gear...
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    What????? you have got to be kidding.....!!!! ...

    What????? you have got to be kidding.....!!!!

    pads need "breaking in"....
    rotors need "breaking in"...
    tires need "breaking in"....


    there is nothing to "break in" on a new wheel.....!!!!!
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    wear limit on front pads (most all pads) is 1mm...

    wear limit on front pads (most all pads) is 1mm (they start at about 4-5mm).....and in my opinion that is too thin....the pad must be able to dissipate heat and as the pad material thins its ability...
  17. Ted Porter just announced a short term fix for...

    Ted Porter just announced a short term fix for the problem and a very near long term fix.....

    check out his announcement on FaceBook.... https://www.facebook.com/BeemerShop

    not affiliated with...
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    Stebel Horn on a 2013 R1200RT....

    anyone done this.....????

    i would use the existing wiring to trigger a relay...

    fitment issues....???

    thanks in advance for any and all suggestions...

    wyman
  19. Thread: MaxBMW

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    WHAT????? no M&Ms.....how can that be.....that...

    WHAT????? no M&Ms.....how can that be.....that is the ONLY reason i order from Max......LOL....

    joking of course.....:)
  20. Thread: MaxBMW

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    if ANY of my employees caused me to loose even...

    if ANY of my employees caused me to loose even one customer i would want to hear about it.....customer service is paramount in retail and customer loyalty is what keeps the lights on....word of mouth...
  21. while still under warranty (for about 12000 more...

    while still under warranty (for about 12000 more miles or about 6 months), i will continue to purchase OEM branded and recommended oil, filters and everything else needed to service my 2013 RT from...
  22. while i have a 2013 RT.....thankfully....i would...

    while i have a 2013 RT.....thankfully....i would ask the question....

    what precipitated this dramatic "cease and desist" riding order....who had a catastrophic failure and where....????

    wyman
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    thanks for the tip Dann....but i was successful...

    thanks for the tip Dann....but i was successful in changing out the 3 bulbs in about 15 min with the help of an office mate.....prolly could do it now by myself....just took a bit of practice...
    ...
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    i ring Sassy's (2013 R1200RT) neck every...

    i ring Sassy's (2013 R1200RT) neck every morning.....8500rpm after she is warmed up getting on the freeway......through 5 gears......yup, exceeding the speed limit by a little....:)

    she love...
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    yup, but since i want to change the windscreen...

    yup, but since i want to change the windscreen pivots at some near future date, i will change the sockets on my own.....don't really want to spend the better part of a day getting a warranty repair...
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