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    New Bike Owner

    hi folks. Greetings from Gulf Coast. Am taking delivery of a 2012 R1200rtp retired police
    Bike. Would anyone know where to get a owners manual for this bike? I began
    Riding while stationed (USN) at Naples Italy on a Triumph Trophy. Since then two
    Gold wings and two Yamaha Venture Royals. Any special things to look for when
    I take delivery of the bike? Bike has dual batteries and an oversize alternator.
    Assume it runs on Premiun or mid grade.

    James

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    Welcome James! I'm sure you're looking forward to the bike. From this website, it appears you can download a manual for the bike using the VIN:

    https://www.bmw-motorrad.com/en/serv...er-manual.html

    Maintenance videos can be purchased here:

    http://www.jvbproductions.com/
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    Welcome, James, from the coast of Kansas. Hope you enjoy the RT.
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    Welcome aboard

    What part of the coast? And mid grade is recommended, 89 I believe
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    Quote Originally Posted by henzilla View Post
    Welcome aboard

    What part of the coast? And mid grade is recommended, 89 I believe
    Gulfport/Biloxi area. they are having a big crawfish boil today.
    No thank you!

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    Hey, thanks a bunch Got it downloaded already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldnwizr2 View Post
    Gulfport/Biloxi area. they are having a big crawfish boil today.
    No thank you!
    Hahaha, nope!

    Grew up south Houston-Galveston area. Bet the beaches are crazy this weekend
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    Welcome to the forum! Where is that second battery mounted?
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