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by Alcfire
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Tips and tricks
Topic: USB power source
Replies: 8
Views: 2842
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Re: USB power source

Thanks T6 but on the power lead for the dvr is already fitted a usb plug, so you can understand why I am keen to use the sub socket on the audio unit. From the dvr manual it states that in car mode (using usb connection) the dvr will automatically start recording in time laps mode but can be changed...
by Alcfire
Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Tips and tricks
Topic: USB power source
Replies: 8
Views: 2842
Great Britain

Re: USB power source

Thanks for reply but satnav connection is already in use for satnav, thanks anyway


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by Alcfire
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Tips and tricks
Topic: USB power source
Replies: 8
Views: 2842
Great Britain

USB power source

simular to previous post, I have a 2011 RT with audio, and want to power a perminatly installed camera. The camera is a 4Kam with dvr, the dvr powers the camera. The power supply (for in car use) has a usb connection. My question is can I power the camera / dvr from the usb connection on the audio s...
by Alcfire
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: iPhone iOS update today to 10.3
Replies: 4
Views: 877
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Re: iPhone iOS update today to 10.3

Just tried to update my iPhone to 10.3 and it locked up, took me a couple of hours to reset it and have lost all my settings and apps so from my experience beware. Have updated before with no problems, but not this time
by Alcfire
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Unknown 2 inch piece of Rubber??
Replies: 13
Views: 4672
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Re: Unknown 2 inch piece of Rubber??

Is it a piece of foam that is used as protection during transit, when new, stuck to a part of bodywork, to be removed by the supplying dealer (as used on brand new cars, stuck on door edges) possibly dropped by a technician when doing the pdi inspection
by Alcfire
Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Garmin and BMW navigator routes/tours
Topic: Garmin - Master Reset Sequences
Replies: 1
Views: 4163
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Re: Garmin - Master Reset Sequences

Nice to know it's here considering I have 2 Zumo's and a Nuvi at the moment
by Alcfire
Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Black engine. paint/corrosion problems?
Replies: 41
Views: 7917
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Re: Black engine. paint/corrosion problems?

Paggers wrote: I always come up with a name for my bike based on some combination of the letters in the registration. This time around I'm really struggling with PF and WWD...?

My car reg ends with  YTB. Wife says it's mine and says.  "YOU TIGHT BAS***D"
by Alcfire
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

Should read "fins" predictive text for you


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by Alcfire
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

Yes I understand that but it's always nice to have a spare barrel and find, also I have to remove the old barrel first so can use the new one to get some dimensions for making a tool to remove the old one


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by Alcfire
Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

Thanks for the link "ItsOnlyMe" have now ordered the new barrel, should be with me by mid-week, roughly the same time as the top box.
Thanks everyone for all the info
by Alcfire
Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

Good decision. You've made life much easier for the recipient. r I have been watching the clips on you tube and plan to have a go myself. I know my way around spanners as have done most of my own servicing/repairs on both cars and motorcycles, so am pretty confident in doing it although this is my ...
by Alcfire
Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

RTman10 wrote: You don't need a new key.  Just get the lock re-coded.  Should cost next to nothing.

Yes will do, thanks
by Alcfire
Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale
Replies: 20
Views: 5305
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Re: BMW 49 litre Top Box Case for sale

Hi, have just sent you a pm


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by Alcfire
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 35
Views: 7379
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Re: Newbie

Hi and welcome aboard, I am also on my first BMW RT, only had it a couple of months, you will find there is a wealth of knowledge on here and also friendly members as well


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by Alcfire
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Paint codes
Replies: 6
Views: 2280
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Re: Paint codes

Thanks for the reply's, the damage on the pannier is on the top front corner and is grazed badley so will need some filling before painting. I see that the painted cover is removable, but cannot see how to remove it, any suggestions welcome
Thanks