R1200RT Twin Cam (2010-2013)

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R1200RT Twin Cam (2010-2013)

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Now on to my second Twin Cam model, had a 2010 bike (see photo) covering 38,000 miles in 4 years.

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Recently changed it for a 2012 model in Midnight Blue Metallic with 3,000 miles on the clock.

What have you got or had?

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Re: R1200RT Twin Cam (2010-2013)

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Nice, I just bought a 2010 Twin cam model with 41k on it.
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The 2010 model pictured was part-ex'd at Allan Jefferies.

http://www.bmwbikes.co.uk/approved-used ... 08BZW37896
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Snap  ;) Also got the `Midnight Blue' ( albeit today somewhere under the road crime !! ) 5.2 k mileage,
just got to fit the cylinder head  protectors sometime, but not sure whether or not they can be just done up hand tight or not, as leaflet suggests use a torque wrench  to do up to both 8nm & 2nm  ?.  RTman10, do you know if covers need to be torqued up' or just `tight' ?

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Swapped the cylinder head protectors from the 2010 bike to the 2012 model, didn't use a torque wrench, just hand-tight.
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Thanks for that,  I mean one of the lower bolts going in at 2nm !!  ( according to the BMW instructions ) that's  only slightly over `hand tight' and I've only got a huge heavy duty car torque wrench, would have snapped the bloody  lot... :-\
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R1200RT Twin Cam (2010-2013)

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I have a 2013 90th Anniversary Edition with all options except an alarm and radio, fitted some extras since purchase, comfort seat, Cee Bailey screen and Remus can to name but a few. Previous beemers have been a 86 R80 Mono Combo, 07 GS & 04 RT
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The seat  looks real comfy,  you also have the panel infills  (rear above foot pegs) were they easy to fit.    Overall a good looking Bike.    8)
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Nice looking bike, was tempted by the Anniversary model myself.

The sticker above the headlight suggests you have done some touring.
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stelyn wrote: The seat  looks real comfy,  you also have the panel infills  (rear above foot pegs) were they easy to fit.    Overall a good looking Bike.    8)
The seat is great in the respect it gives my lower back a bit of extra support, I managed a 950 miles in 2 days returning from Austria in the summer but my backside still felt like it had been spanked by a girder !

The infill panels were pretty simple to fit just needed to loosen a couple of bodywork panel fixings.
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DaygloDavid wrote: Nice looking bike, was tempted by the Anniversary model myself.

The sticker above the headlight suggests you have done some touring.
Austria last June Dave, sadly it's washed off now, was a nice trophy while it lasted [emoji3]
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And your thinking of swapping it for a K1600GT. Don't do it.
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beemerbaz wrote: Austria last June Dave, sadly it's washed off now, was a nice trophy while it lasted [emoji3]
Still got mine on the headlight protector/converter from September 2013.

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This photo was taken in September 2014 at Os de Civis, Spain, (just outside Andorra).
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RTman10 wrote: And your thinking of swapping it for a K1600GT. Don't do it.
Decided against until I have £20k spare for a new one which will be 2-3 yrs of saving my pension.

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DaygloDavid wrote: Still got mine on the headlight protector/converter from September 2013.

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This photo was taken in September 2014 at Os de Civis, Spain, (just outside Andorra).
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