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  1. Strange R1250GS engine noise.

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    I have noticed that my new R1250GS has a strange and unexpected engine noise. It occurs when the engine is under load at all speeds and all gears. A typical circumstance - 50 mph in top gear when slightly opening the throttle there is a strange rattle/slight knock/grumble. It's always difficult...
  2. Let's Talk Engine Oil

    Maintenance and Modifications
    I want to start changing my oil on a 2015 R1200GSW. the dealer uses oil from a drum and with what I spent on this bike I want something better. my bike works at high revs and about 500-700 miles per week. wanting to change about every 3,500 - 4,000 miles. how many miles do you go before a...
  3. Spline Maintenance

    Maintenance and Modifications
    I thought I’d post some Pics of my 2016 GSA splines. A couple of things i found out that weren’t mentioned in the videos. First, the moly assembly paste will separate and you have to work the tube to mix the oil back into the paste. Second, when putting the final drive back into place, use some...
  4. Tire Pressure?

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    I've been running what the manual specifies 36/32 but the BMW tech said that is way too low. He says 42/40 if I was spending 90% on the asphalt. Adventure, spoke wheels,Bridgestone BW-501/502 Battle Wing tires. What are all of you running? Thanks
  5. TFT firmware update?

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    Anyone know when the TFT update will be available? https://youtu.be/La267r1bL_4 Looks like it gives you some more adjustment of modes.
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