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The BMW R1200RT is a touring or sport touring motorcycle that was introduced in 2005 by BMW Motorrad to replace the R1150RT model. It features a 1,170 cc (71 cu in) flat-twin engine with a six-speed gearbox and shaft drive.

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Once you get this sorted, buy one of these for both the final drive plugs (and oil plug). I bought them not for the magnets but for the external hex head that allows removal of the plugs with a standard socket. They work great and do not leak. I have one for the K1300S final drive fill/drain and the oil so there is a size that fits on this page.

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R1150GS : Final Drive Wheel Bearing Failure | Adventure Rid...

This past weekend, my final drive wheel bearing failed on a 500 mile, first leg of a weekend mountain trip. It started with a mild rearend vibration about 400 miles out and it got progressively worse, but made it to my final destination. The next morning, I pulled the rearend apart and found it was ...

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BMW K1200LT (1999-2007) Review. ... The rear wheel bearing sounds that its giving notice to quit by grinding its way through bends. ... that I was gonna have to pay for their time etc in checking ...

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R1150GS : Final Drive Wheel Bearing Failure. Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by ... I have read replies from BMW saying that the final drive failure is a result of overloading and unapproved oils but I know many that have ridden from day one solo with no luggage running BMW oil and still had the problem. ... Adventure Rider. Home Forums Home ...

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The following parts are shared by the R1100GS and R1150GS and so are interchangeable: brakes wheels tank seat the rider and passenger foot pegs (but not the rider mounts) a lot of the the rear e.g. rack, bag mounts plate holder and black inner mudguard bags (all aftermarket R11GS bags e.g. Jesse, Givi are transferrable).

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Interesting BMW fact I heard Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by mcjunky, Dec 31, 2008. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... grabbing back wheel at 12 and 6 o'clock positions and rocking back and forth. Repeat at 3 and 9 o'clock positions. ... "Chris Sakala is the THIRD BMW rider to experience a final drive failure on this rally. His R1150GS Adventure ...

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I broke down with a rear wheel bearing failure near Daytona Beach and had lots of time to talk to folks. ... GlobeRiders sponsor NIKWAX supplied a kit of their waterproofing products to each rider in return for feedback on the efficacy of ... Then went out and purchased a 2005 BMW R1150GS Adventure and immediately got acquainted with Touratech ...

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My almost new R12RT is laid up at the dealer with a failed rear drive assembly. It's not clear to me exactly what failed because I have never seen the diagram of the rear assembly. The bike had 3500 miles on the clock and was new in June. Had to cancel my long planned September vacation. Oddly enough BMW can't supply replacement parts to my dealer nor can they provide a date by which the parts ...

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How to check your Final drive bearing - 1100/11...

Going on a trip and worried about your final drive bearing ?. The one that can fail. This won't help with a sudden collapse, but most of them aren't, they're a gradual process. It'll cost you a final drive output seal, about £15-£20, but if your off on your holidays or a long trip it must be worth it for peace of mind. Remove the rear wheel - drain the final drive oil.

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It led to replacement of the outer bearing which didn't end well as the outer bearing race must have been too loose and the rear wheel developed play again. The second attempt required a new final drive housing and outer bearing, but with the original gears put back in.

BMW R1200GS - Wikiped...

At its launch in 2004, the R1200GS was 30 kg (66 lb) lighter than the R1150GS it replaced, and produced 100 bhp (75 kW), an increase of 19%. BMW continued to produce the R1150GS Adventure, releasing a final run-out special edition model, before launching the R1200GS Adventure at the end of 2005, for the 2006 model year.

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The R1150GS (Gelandstrasse, German for off-road) is the latest version of one of BMW's most successful models. This massive enduro-styled machine traces its history back to the original R80GS of 1980, and has been intensely developed since.

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Sixth is no longer the overdrive it was on the older BMW R1150GS Adventure, ... final, drive and failure into any search engine and see what comes up, pages and pages of BMW final drive failures ...

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NEVER-EVER USE ANY ANTISEIZE PRODUCT AT WHEEL BOLTS, NUTS, CONE FITTINGS, ETC., THAT HOLD THE REAR WHEEL OF YOUR BMW AIRHEAD OR CLASSIC K-BIKE TO THE REAR DRIVE. THIS MEANS MONOLOVER AND PARALEVER BIKES! If you find that your motorcycle has had antiseize used at the rear drive threads for those parts, or the parts themselves, do a very thorough ...

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The BMW R1200RT is a touring or sport touring motorcycle that was introduced in 2005 by BMW Motorrad to replace the R1150RT model. It features a 1,170 cc flat-twin engine with a six-speed gearbox and shaft drive. — History — Previous RT models, 1978 to 2005 — BMW Motorrad began

Rear final drive bearing replacement - Horizons Unlimited ....

Rear final drive bearing replacement I came across this wonderful video of how to replace the BMW final drive bearings and replace with new bearing and shims. The guy is a bit pedantic but he can screw around with the love of my life any time.