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post #11 of 15 Old 03-07-2019, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by TPadden View Post

Sure that isnít a 180/55, very common size vs. 180/50 extremely rare/ unheard of size?

You're probably right Tom this was back in the Fall of 2012 and heck I can't remember what I had for breakfast this morning. I do know that it was a 180.
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post #12 of 15 Old 03-08-2019, 12:59 AM
I commend you all for sharing your stories.
It has gotten a little boring for me on the forum lately and this thread livened things up a bit, at least for me.
Really miss all the engine and other failures that made for good reading.
I can assure you that I am not without similar faults such as some of you have described. Yea, I can be pretty stupid at times, too. But, I'm not stupid enough to admit my mistakes.... and try not to share them for fear my wife may find out. lol

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Originally Posted by GordieT View Post
The last one I mounted was put on in the wrong direction.
I'm guilty of that one when I did my own tires on the ST1300. Only made that mistake once!

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Originally Posted by Harleymarlboroman View Post
Really miss all the engine and other failures that made for good reading.
I loved my K1200LT but that forum was quite different with all of the bike failures. BMW engineers knew what they were doing with the K1600 ...

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