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OfflineRags

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    Newcomer
    « on: 2018-07-09 01:50:34 »
    I recently bought a '18 K1600 B model, as the components are the same for the GT/GTL and the B I thought this would be a good place to learn the in's and out's of the bike. Previous BMW bikes are 3 R1200GS,  a K1300S, and a S1000R .

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      Re: Newcomer
      « Reply #1 on: 2018-07-09 21:10:13 »
      welcome to the fold
      i am on my 6th k1600gt love them just got my new one
      the best advice i can give you is read the hand book cover to cover
      checking the oil is the 1st thing to read
      enjoy and let us know how you get on with the new bike   8)

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        Re: Newcomer
        « Reply #2 on: 2018-07-09 21:20:45 »
        Welcome to the forum.
        This is a bike where you actually do have to read the manual first if you want to make use of all the bells and whistles and to make sure you don't make costly mistakes.
        Frank (NLD),             BMW K1600 GT Red (2011); top case w/brakelight, comfort package, safety package, F2P, black Wunderlich bars, PDM60, Autocom SPA  |  Other bike: Moto Guzzi V7 850 California (1975)

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          Re: Newcomer
          « Reply #3 on: 2018-07-11 04:43:12 »
          welcome rags.  Ditto on the oil level checking.  It is not the same as the hundreds of otehr bikes on the road.  Pls read the manual. I do all my own maintenance including the valve adjustments, tire and balancing in my own home, air filter, etc etc.  Lots of youtubes to show you how.  Enjoy and have fun 

           

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