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Old 04-29-2008, 10:25 AM   #1301
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: NE Oregon
Oddometer: 5,479
Damn That IS Funny!

Originally Posted by motoreiter
But then why does replacing the antenna ring seem to fix it (at least temporarily) 100% of the time?? While it seems that while some people have been able to simply wait out the problem (ie, the bike started after several hours w/o replacing ring, etc.)--which would seem to indicate that the antenna ring might not be the issue--this has not worked for many others.

Over on UKGSer, some have speculated that the problem is caused by moisture, or by some kind of electronic emissions at gas stations...but everyone seems to be just guessing.
No problem just wear a tin foil pyramid hat when gassing up and vex those pesky electronic emissions! Unless they are emitted by 'Black Helicopters'!
"In Wallowas"
2007 R1200GS Adventure " explore off-road, alone in my case, way out in the boonies...that feeds the soul!" After 2014 BOM my bike is forthwith the "GS McGee"!
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