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    Torque for rear shock installation?

    What do you think is a reasonable torque for the bolts that attach the rear shock on a 1998 R1100 RT?
    Replacing a rear shock and was thinking somewhere around 40# would be a good torque for the...
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    Oil Filter design and placement on K1200LT

    Just curious why the oil filter on a 2005 K1200LT is is surrounded in an oil bath? Trying to figure out what the reason is for the oil that surrounds the oil filter and the need for the extra cover...
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    Surging idle on 1998 R1100RT

    I am thinking that I may need to remove and clean my throttle bodies, your thoughts please. I have a 1998 R1100RT with 104,000 miles. I am experiencing an unsteady idle. The idle will bounce...
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    Interior gasket replacement

    How do you replace the interior gasket on the valve cover? The donut shaped gasket that surrounds the spark plug on the valve cover.
    Do you place the gasket on within the engine or place the...
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    I have put over 95,000 miles on a 98 R 1100RT. I...

    I have put over 95,000 miles on a 98 R 1100RT. I have liked the Pilot Road 2s or the Avon Storms. I haven't had a pair of the Pilot Road #3s. The Pilot Road #2 or the Avon Storms give me better...
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    I have put over 95,000 miles on a 98 R 1100RT. I...

    I have put over 95,000 miles on a 98 R 1100RT. I have liked the Pilot Road 2s or the Avon Storms. I haven't had a pair of the Pilot Road #3s. The Pilot Road #2 or the Avon Storms give me better...
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    9,000 to 10,000 on the last four sets of PRs. I...

    9,000 to 10,000 on the last four sets of PRs.
    I will get over 10,000 on this year's set. Front tire always cups. The second best mileage I have seen was from Avon Storms. I have over 90,000 miles...
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    What shock for 2005 K1200LT?

    I will be purchasing new shocks for a 2005 K1200LT after the riding season.
    Just wanted to get other opinions on which shock to buy. Looks like we have Ohlin, Hyperpro and Wilbers on the ticket. I...
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    Thanks for the answers, gentlemen. I have myself...

    Thanks for the answers, gentlemen.
    I have myself a metric 6 x 1 heli coil kit that should do the fix.

    Sincerely,
    Dean
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    Heli Coil size for valve cover bolt

    I would also like to know what size Heli Coil I will need to repair the threads in the #6 hexbolt on the valve covers of a 1998 R 1100 RT. Looks like I overtightened one of the bolts. Figured I...
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    I purchased highway pegs from Bob's BMW for a...

    I purchased highway pegs from Bob's BMW for a 2005 K1200LT for under $125 last year. They clamp around the crash bars. All you need to do is cut a little of the plastic guards back. I multi tool...
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    Brake Flush on 2005 K1200LT?

    Can a brake flush be done with a MightyVac on a 2005 K1200LT?
    I didn't find any good posts when I did a search on brakes, etc.
    I bought a Clymer manual for the LT.
    Any other good resources for...
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    Spark plug for K 1200 LT

    What spark plugs can I use for a K 1200 LT and what gap do you use?
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    Disable Anti-theft alarm system?

    Is there a way to disable the Anti-theft alarm system for a 2005 K1200LT?

    I just purchased a used 2005 K1200 LT and would like to disable or shut off the alarm system so I don't have to carry the...
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    Manual for 2005 K1200 LT

    What is the best manual to have for a 2005 K 1200 LT?
    Where is a good place to buy the manual of your preference?
    I will buy the manual from my BMW dealer, if possible.

    I may own a 2005 K1200 LT...
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    Compare/ contrast 2005, 6 or 7 RTs

    I am considering purchasing a used R1200 RT. What are the differences between the 2005, 2006 or 2007 R1200 RTs?

    Color will not be a primary decision maker. Just wondering if any one of these...
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    Compare K1100 LT to K1200 LT

    I want to become a two BMW motorcycle owner and would welcome some K bike opinions. I currently own 1998 R1100RT and would like to add a K bike for passenger riding comfort and another type of ride....
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    Thanks for the information

    Thanks for the information, especially the parts information.
    I made my own tethers from stainless steel fishing leaders a few years ago.

    I was hoping someone has found a snap ring or something...
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    Mirror connection for R1100RT

    Has anyone found a good replacement for the metal rings that surround the spring clips that attach the mirrors on R1100RTs?

    I have lost a few of the metal rings that surround the clips and give...
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    Truer words haven't been spoken.

    Truer words haven't been spoken.
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    Best years for used R1200RTs?

    If a person was considering buying a used R1200 RT. What are the advantages of certain model years (2005-2008)?

    I am in the process of idenitfying which year I will upgrade to in the upcoming...
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    Oil Level Sight Glass replacement?

    Any sage advice on replacing the Oil Level Sight Glass on a 1998 R1100RT with 72,000?

    My thoughts are to have a spare Oil Level Sight Glass under the seat and replace it when it blows. Looks like...
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    Width of K1100LT or K1200LT

    I need to know how wide of space I would need to have accomodate the width of a K1100LT or a K1200LT. I am looking at model years from 1999 to 2005.

    So how wide do these bikes measure from...
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    Helpful resources for an Oilhead

    I have owned a 1998 R1100RT since 2004 and try to do a fair amount of the maintenance on the bike. The resources I have found helpful are:
    1. Clymer manual
    2. ...
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    Thank you for your information

    Looks like I need to look at the pinion gear seal. Thank you to all that posted your comments. The forum is a great way to learn from others and not always have to pay the full price of tuition...
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