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Offlinemondeoman

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    Rear side panel removal
    « on: 2021-12-03 17:43:56 »
    Does anyone know how to remove the rear panel, arrowed in yellow,ila_rendered
    Rear side panel removal
    cannot find any posts on here or any y/tube vids.
    Any help appreciated
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    OnlineDavid.

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      Re: Rear side panel removal
      « Reply #1 on: 2021-12-03 18:22:53 »

      Found this close up photo, the panel screws identified are for the panel X.



      The following parts diagrams may give some clues.



      Looks like #2 left grab handle needs to be removed for starters.



      After that, it may just be a case of removing panels screws #5.

      https://ibmwr.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2017-r1200rt-perfect-body-parts-01-rear-lateral-trim-3aea1b97-4000x2398.jpg
      Rear side panel removal


      Panels off the bike.
      « Last Edit: 2021-12-03 18:48:20 by David. »

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        Re: Rear side panel removal
        « Reply #2 on: 2021-12-03 19:57:07 »
        See the source image

        This photo shows the silver cover (#4) on the rear carrier which may have to be removed to access the rear grab handle screws (#7).

        After that, you can see the front grab handle screw (#8) and the rear side panel screw (#5).

        Although the bike in question is an R1250RT, has anyone got a Haynes manual for a 2014-16 R1200RT to confirm the above is correct or not, should be pretty much the same.
        « Last Edit: 2021-12-03 21:00:47 by David. »

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          Re: Rear side panel removal
          « Reply #3 on:Yesterday at 09:03 »
          Thank you so very much David, well done, looks a pig of a job 'eh, I scratched mine badly in an argument with a stone pillar, a respray or a new panel @ £184 needed.
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            Re: Rear side panel removal
            « Reply #4 on:Yesterday at 09:09 »
            Hi Mondeoman
            It may look a pig of a job but in reality it's quite straight forward and will take about 30 mins.
            Just remember to look at the screw's near the fuel tank on removal, as some will have longer shoulders than others due to going through more than 1 plastic.

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              Re: Rear side panel removal
              « Reply #5 on:Yesterday at 09:45 »


              I missed screw #7 with the longer shoulder.



              Screws #5.

              « Last Edit: Yesterday at 09:54 by David. »

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                Re: Rear side panel removal
                « Reply #6 on:Yesterday at 16:58 »
                Thanks again David and Michaelc
                Mondeoman