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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Thanks Jim and David. Almost seems too easy ;)...

Thanks Jim and David. Almost seems too easy ;) (knocks on wood)
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By tpulls
This is from several days ago but I have a quick...

This is from several days ago but I have a quick follow-up question after watching JVB's camhead video. Is it necessary to check or set the rocker arm endplay/float/lash/clearance (terminology?) on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By tpulls
I have feeler gauges. Reasoning for two sets? ...

I have feeler gauges. Reasoning for two sets?


I bought and received one of your DVD's last week. I definitely plan on using it! I'm mostly trying to decide if I should fork out the money for the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 11:15 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Anyone do all of their own maintenance? I'm due...

Anyone do all of their own maintenance? I'm due for my 18K service on my 2011.
Looks like valves and engine sync are the biggies. I will scrape together the tools needed for the valves but it looks...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 09:26 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Thank you for verifying!

Thank you for verifying!
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2013, 11:40 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Quick question for you guys. This is on my 2011...

Quick question for you guys. This is on my 2011 R12R. I noticed the bolt in the center of the picture that fastens the SS clutch cable line turns freely. Is this intended? Not the nut, but the actual...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 09:09 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Thanks for the info. I'm going to just leave them...

Thanks for the info. I'm going to just leave them out.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2013, 06:17 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Thank you, but he couldn't seem to find a part...

Thank you, but he couldn't seem to find a part number for the shorter bolts or seem to think they even existed. Are they even available?
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2013, 04:31 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Quick question about hexhead R12R cylinder head...

Quick question about hexhead R12R cylinder head protectors/covers. My bike came with what I think are the OEM plastic covers, I removed them along with the 6 bolts (3 per side) that held them to the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2013, 12:36 PM
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Posted By tpulls
If you decide to seal up your spoked wheels...

If you decide to seal up your spoked wheels please update with the details. Would you do it yourself or send them off?
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 02:25 PM
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Posted By tpulls
For me I hear a fast rattle/grind from the...

For me I hear a fast rattle/grind from the transmission and also feel it in the shift lever. Like it's trying to engage but cant quite get there.



I will do some more experimenting but I will...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 11:42 AM
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Posted By tpulls
I'm liking my '11 except for the damn quirkiness...

I'm liking my '11 except for the damn quirkiness with getting into 1st gear. If I don't shift (either from Neutral or 2nd) down into 1st immediately after pulling in the clutch it doesn't want to go....
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2013, 09:11 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Is there a sure way to identify a 1200R with low...

Is there a sure way to identify a 1200R with low suspension? I thought my bike had the low suspension because of the front spring length, but several others have the same spring and claim it's...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 09:25 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Nice! What bar end mirrors are those? Do they add...

Nice! What bar end mirrors are those? Do they add any total width to the bars?
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 10:15 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Awesome! Thank you for the info.

Awesome! Thank you for the info.
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 10:35 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Can anyone tell me the default position of the...

Can anyone tell me the default position of the rear shock damping adjustment screw? I think the manual says turn all the way to "H" and then back off 1.5 turns. But that seems odd if the common...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Question, on my '11 does the muffler need to come...

Question, on my '11 does the muffler need to come off in order to remove the rear wheel? It looks pretty darn close and I don't see how I would slide the wheel off the swingarm without doing so.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 09:30 AM
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Posted By tpulls
Let me know how you like those covers if they...

Let me know how you like those covers if they take any abuse. Still debating if my crash bars are over kill. I know the bike will fall over the day I take the crash bars off...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 02:25 PM
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Posted By tpulls
That's what I figured. Thanks.

That's what I figured. Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 10:27 AM
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Posted By tpulls
What is this circled component on my 1200R just...

What is this circled component on my 1200R just in front of the front shock? I've noticed not all 1200R's seem to have it....
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Does your '13 have an instantaneous MPG readout?...

Does your '13 have an instantaneous MPG readout? I just bought an '11 and I'm missing the instant MPG that everyone else seems to have. Strange...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
Lost Rider, what cylinder head covers are those?...

Lost Rider, what cylinder head covers are those? They look like they provide good protection. I currently have SW Motech crash bars but want to remove them just because I know i'll start dragging...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2013, 10:51 AM
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Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
Thanks, I'll throw them back in then. It honestly...

Thanks, I'll throw them back in then. It honestly seems completely sturdy without anything in them so I wasn't sure if they were needed.
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2013, 10:54 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Can anyone without a windscreen on their 1200R...

Can anyone without a windscreen on their 1200R tell me if there should be bolts/anything in these holes? I removed my windscreen bracket and wondered if I need to reinsert the bolts or get plugs,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 03:31 PM
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Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
I have a question on adjusting the stock rear...

I have a question on adjusting the stock rear suspension. I'd like to stiffen it up a bit. The manual recommends that if the preload is adjusted then the damping should also be adjusted. Is there a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 04:34 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Whelp, I bought an '11 R1200R Classic today with...

Whelp, I bought an '11 R1200R Classic today with 13K miles. I really like it so far. Good power, awesome brakes and very nimble. A couple things I have noticed on my 150 mile ride home:
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
I've been having a hard time finding a used 1200R...

I've been having a hard time finding a used 1200R and this is the best one to come along. Technically there is nothing keeping me from sending my wheels off and having them converted to tubeless....
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 10:53 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Ugh, and here I thought the classic's spoked...

Ugh, and here I thought the classic's spoked wheels take normal tubeless tires. I guess they do, only I didn't know it still required a tube on the inside. My excitement has dropped, a little.


...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 01:11 PM
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Posted By tpulls
I'm going to look at an 11' R1200R Classic this...

I'm going to look at an 11' R1200R Classic this weekend!
As far as I know, the only difference with the classic is the spoke wheels and chrome pieces, is there anything else?

Also, is there...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 09:05 PM
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Posted By tpulls
Ugh, I was afraid of a response like this ;) ...

Ugh, I was afraid of a response like this ;)

I haven't seen many used R1200R's at all but I'll keep my eyes open for something on the higher mileage end.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
I'm thinking about puchasing an R1150R as well. I...

I'm thinking about puchasing an R1150R as well. I really would like an R1200R but financially I don't think it's going to happen. Other than new technology, what will I be missing? Power and more...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 600,112
Posted By tpulls
Good to know about the racks. They do look a...

Good to know about the racks. They do look a little weird, but function wins out for me ;)
I'll check out what givi has to offer as well.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 600,112
Posted By tpulls
Awesome bike. I like those side cases too! Can...

Awesome bike. I like those side cases too! Can you give any more details on them? I've been in the market for one of these bikes but it seems factory luggage is almost impossible to find.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2012, 07:39 PM
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Views: 613,739
Posted By tpulls
Thanks for the info! I do detect just a bit of...

Thanks for the info! I do detect just a bit of sarcasm ;)
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 613,739
Posted By tpulls
Can someone explain the "No valves to adjust"....

Can someone explain the "No valves to adjust". I'm not all that mechanically inclined but does the Sportster motor use a different kind of valve or something entirely different?
Forum: Americas 12-19-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,426
Posted By tpulls
I used to live in northern Utah and here's a nice...

I used to live in northern Utah and here's a nice route that takes you over Monte Cristo Rd to Bear Lake and then through Logan Canyon. It's an awesome ride that I would definitely recommend since...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
So these people touring on their R's just deal...

So these people touring on their R's just deal with the wind blast? Is it that bad?
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 317,330
Posted By tpulls
Besides the colors I don't think so.

Besides the colors I don't think so.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
It seems to be popular opinion that BMW's hold a...

It seems to be popular opinion that BMW's hold a high cost of ownership. Are these folks that prefer not to take the 45 minutes and do their own wrenching? Or perhaps it's replacement parts that cost...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,983
Posted By tpulls
I bet it would ;) But if money was unlimited I...

I bet it would ;) But if money was unlimited I wouldn't have even asked the question. If I'm spending $15K on a new bike I will not be upgrading stock parts for quite some time.




Thanks for...
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