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Apr 25th, 2019 3:00 pm
jzeiler
Re: Metzeler ME888

I had the blocks already, the helping hands, Gold Wing Spoons and the No-Mar bar for use on my HF unit. I could do the LT tires but not the GT tires. I should be able to do both now.

Again anyone want a nicely modified HF tire changer? If not claimed soon it will end up in the scrap metal pile.
Apr 25th, 2019 12:43 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by jzeiler View Post
I just snagged a slightly used No-Mar unit with both the big blocks and the spool type clamps. Just mounted it to a 36 x 60 plywood and 2 x 3 platform so I can move it around. My old Harbor Fright unit was in with anchors in the concrete - not doing that again. Any one want a HF modified MC tire changer (I made Delryn blocks for it like the No-Mar).
Mine has worked well, but definitely watch the videos as the technique is everything. Definitely make up 4 or so of the wooden bead space blocks. I had trouble mounting tires at first using just the mount bar so I bought their long tire irons to use their alternate ďGold WingĒ method, but found that wasnít all that easy either. I then found that with some patience, a warm tire and lots of lube, I can mount both front and rear LT tires with the bar alone. The key for me seemed to be to not rush it. It seems the tire needs a little time to stretch and relax in order to get the last part of the bead across the rim. If I tried to move it one sweeping arc it was like hitting a brick wall. I now go slowly and just sort of bump the bar with my hip say 1/2Ē at a time and that seems to work fairly well and minimizes the chance of breaking the top off of the bar.
Apr 25th, 2019 12:15 pm
jzeiler
Re: Metzeler ME888

I just snagged a slightly used No-Mar unit with both the big blocks and the spool type clamps. Just mounted it to a 36 x 60 plywood and 2 x 3 platform so I can move it around. My old Harbor Fright unit was in with anchors in the concrete - not doing that again. Any one want a HF modified MC tire changer (I made Delryn blocks for it like the No-Mar).
Apr 25th, 2019 9:08 am
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
I have a spare rear wheel, which helps a lot in wearing out tires, but when you have three rear tires to wear out two rims doesnít get you away from a mounting operation.

I wanted to get a spare front but decided against it for basically three reasons:

1. front tires last 15+K miles if you run 880s and, I am hoping, 888s if they donít develop a bulge as did my firsts one. I ran one BT020 front just to confirm how fast they wore out, and at 6K miles I replaced it for an upcoming trip. It probably would have made 8K, but I didnít bother to remount it and just trashed it. So, not need to mount fronts all that often.

2. I never found a good deal on a used front wheel. Mostly because they are the ones that take it on the chin in a crash and they donít get removed for trike conversions as often as do the rears. I got my rear for something like $100. I donít think Iíve seen a front for less than $300 and usually they are more than that. I can throw away a lot of partially worn out front tires for $300.

3. If I take the time to swap the rotors, then I have as much work as just mounting a new tire. It is generally not recommended to change rotors without also changing brake pads once they are bed together. I guess I could keep two sets of front brake pads, but that just seemed like too much hassle.
I found a true front although lots of paint chips for under 100 shipping included with worn rotors past the minimum and a tire that was completely bald but no cord yet showing. The pre whizzy brakes wheels seem to be more plentiful with many being misrepresented as 99-04 but that is not the case with the front wheels. Most I have seen on Ebay have the sensor ring removed so no easy identification for those listed as 99-04 but I got lucky so I do have a spare front and rear set. Even if it doesn't look like new, it is true. I put a new set of rotors and bearings on it so good to go.
Apr 25th, 2019 8:26 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bmwcoolk1200 View Post
I am in the same boat. Took off one set with a few thousand on them to have new for the CCR-R so those are sitting there plus the CCR-R set and then the new one. I have a spare wheel set so for me it is as easy as just swapping wheels and brake pad sets to match the rotors on the front to get the mileage on the lightly used set. I also have an Avon AM26 with less than 1k that will never see the light of day again. That was a miserable tire on the front of the LT. Not sure what I want to do with that. Do I give it away and impose its teribleness on someone else?
I have a spare rear wheel, which helps a lot in wearing out tires, but when you have three rear tires to wear out two rims doesnít get you away from a mounting operation.

I wanted to get a spare front but decided against it for basically three reasons:

1. front tires last 15+K miles if you run 880s and, I am hoping, 888s if they donít develop a bulge as did my firsts one. I ran one BT020 front just to confirm how fast they wore out, and at 6K miles I replaced it for an upcoming trip. It probably would have made 8K, but I didnít bother to remount it and just trashed it. So, not need to mount fronts all that often.

2. I never found a good deal on a used front wheel. Mostly because they are the ones that take it on the chin in a crash and they donít get removed for trike conversions as often as do the rears. I got my rear for something like $100. I donít think Iíve seen a front for less than $300 and usually they are more than that. I can throw away a lot of partially worn out front tires for $300.

3. If I take the time to swap the rotors, then I have as much work as just mounting a new tire. It is generally not recommended to change rotors without also changing brake pads once they are bed together. I guess I could keep two sets of front brake pads, but that just seemed like too much hassle.
Apr 25th, 2019 7:35 am
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
I am probably good for the rest of the time I will have my LT. I have three rear BT020: one with 10,000 on it which I am running now, one with about 3,000 on it and one brand new. So that should leave about 3,000 + 10,000 + 13,000 = 26,000 miles. I have two front ME888s: one with 6,000 and one brand new. That should yield 10,000 + 16,000 = 26,000 also. That is four years at my normal 6,000 to 7,000 per year average, but this yearís trip will skew that a little as I likely will ride closer to 12,000 this year.

My only debate is once I remove the current tire to put on the new shoe for Alaska, will I want to bother to remount a tire just to get 2-3,000 miles from it. I may just toss it, but I will see what mood I am in at the time. It is actually now not too bad to change a rear tire with my NoMar unit. It used to be a real pain and I most certainly would have tossed a tire that had less than 3,000 miles left.
I am in the same boat. Took off one set with a few thousand on them to have new for the CCR-R so those are sitting there plus the CCR-R set and then the new one. I have a spare wheel set so for me it is as easy as just swapping wheels and brake pad sets to match the rotors on the front to get the mileage on the lightly used set. I also have an Avon AM26 with less than 1k that will never see the light of day again. That was a miserable tire on the front of the LT. Not sure what I want to do with that. Do I give it away and impose its teribleness on someone else?
Apr 25th, 2019 6:33 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bmwcoolk1200 View Post
It would be interesting to be able to find out how the production runs go and how often. I am good for the next 15K miles with the tires I now have so I will look to the next run if any as this is by far my preferred tire of the two I have used.
I am probably good for the rest of the time I will have my LT. I have three rear BT020: one with 10,000 on it which I am running now, one with about 3,000 on it and one brand new. So that should leave about 3,000 + 10,000 + 13,000 = 26,000 miles. I have two front ME888s: one with 6,000 and one brand new. That should yield 10,000 + 16,000 = 26,000 also. That is four years at my normal 6,000 to 7,000 per year average, but this yearís trip will skew that a little as I likely will ride closer to 12,000 this year.

My only debate is once I remove the current tire to put on the new shoe for Alaska, will I want to bother to remount a tire just to get 2-3,000 miles from it. I may just toss it, but I will see what mood I am in at the time. It is actually now not too bad to change a rear tire with my NoMar unit. It used to be a real pain and I most certainly would have tossed a tire that had less than 3,000 miles left.
Apr 24th, 2019 10:14 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
I am willing to make even a bolder statement. I will bet that ALL rear LT tires made in 2017 were made in the 22nd week. And it may well be that they made so many during that production run that NO LT rear tires were made in 2018. Just a wild guess though...
It would be interesting to be able to find out how the production runs go and how often. I am good for the next 15K miles with the tires I now have so I will look to the next run if any as this is by far my preferred tire of the two I have used.
Apr 24th, 2019 9:26 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bmwcoolk1200 View Post
DING DING DING, Matt is the winner. 2217 . Just some shrink wrap with a label on it and the invoice stuck inside.
I am willing to make even a bolder statement. I will bet that ALL rear LT tires made in 2017 were made in the 22nd week. And it may well be that they made so many during that production run that NO LT rear tires were made in 2018. Just a wild guess though...
Apr 24th, 2019 8:27 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

DING DING DING, Matt is the winner. 2217 . Just some shrink wrap with a label on it and the invoice stuck inside.
Apr 23rd, 2019 9:41 pm
bruincounselor
Re: Metzeler ME888

Same code for me, from Dennis Kirk.
Apr 23rd, 2019 6:10 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
A going to go out on a limb and predict a date code of ..... wait for it .... 2217.
When I talked to Chris on the phone to verify parts of my address, he said he had plenty of them in the Fla warehouse. Would not be surprised at all with a 2217 showing up at my door.
Apr 23rd, 2019 6:07 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bmwcoolk1200 View Post
Mine has shipped but I don't have it yet. I will be the lucky guy that gets the old 4 year old stock LOL. Will post when I get it.
A going to go out on a limb and predict a date code of ..... wait for it .... 2217.
Apr 23rd, 2019 5:57 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

Mine has shipped but I don't have it yet. I will be the lucky guy that gets the old 4 year old stock LOL. Will post when I get it.
Apr 23rd, 2019 4:30 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

Holy simultaneous post, Batman! And the same date code to boot.

Given the low volume, I except they probably make a production run only every year or two so probably every tire made in a given year has the same date code.
Apr 23rd, 2019 4:20 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

Just shy of two years old.
Apr 23rd, 2019 4:20 pm
jzeiler
Re: Metzeler ME888

Got mine today date code 2217. Looks really good.
Apr 22nd, 2019 7:10 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bmwcoolk1200 View Post
Came home to a message on the answering machine from American MotoTire. I immediately called back and my first question was which one of us got the tire, Matt, John or me

As it turns out, they had plenty and all of us are getting our tires. He just wanted to verify my address as I checked out as a guest.
That is funny as I had the same exact thought when I saw your note about ordering one. I was figuring one of us would get the call, but since mine has already shipped I knew it would not be me! I thought about calling them and asking them to call you and tell you that I got your tire. I doubt they would have gone along with that.
Apr 22nd, 2019 6:40 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

Came home to a message on the answering machine from American MotoTire. I immediately called back and my first question was which one of us got the tire, Matt, John or me

As it turns out, they had plenty and all of us are getting our tires. He just wanted to verify my address as I checked out as a guest.
Apr 22nd, 2019 6:37 pm
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
I donít know about interesting, but it is the correct way to select motorcycle tires.

Lots of people do things incorrectly and most of the time it works, but occasionally it goes horribly wrong. I can only speculate as to why BMW made the change away from radials, but from my 32 years working in R&D, control systems in particular, I have a strong suspicion. It almost certainly is not related to load capacity or speed rating. I suspect it is related to a dynamics issues, mostly like a nasty resonance between the tires and the suspension under certain conditions. What those conditions are, only BMW knows, but they specified tires that will avoid that condition and I suspect that radials will not avoid it.
Yes and exactly why the new GA is limited to 100 or less. It becomes unstable over that.
Apr 22nd, 2019 4:42 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by DRONE View Post
This is an interesting approach to tire selection. For me, I've never paid any attention to a "fitment guide" on a tire manufacturer's website. I always go by the basics, namely 1. size 2. bias or radial 3. load and speed rating. If the load and speed rating matches the OEM tire then I know the tire is WAY WAY overbuilt for my demands since I don't ride anywhere near the speeds that the tire is tested at.

Lucky for me, these tire discussions on the forum are moot. I run a steel-belted radial car tire on the rear, a bias ply rear tire on the front, and my third tire is also a car tire.
I don’t know about interesting, but it is the correct way to select motorcycle tires.

Lots of people do things incorrectly and most of the time it works, but occasionally it goes horribly wrong. I can only speculate as to why BMW made the change away from radials, but from my 32 years working in R&D, control systems in particular, I have a strong suspicion. It almost certainly is not related to load capacity or speed rating. I suspect it is related to a dynamics issue, most likely a nasty resonance between the tires and the suspension under certain conditions. What those conditions are, only BMW knows, but they specified tires that will avoid that condition and I suspect that radials will not avoid it.
Apr 22nd, 2019 3:22 pm
radar41
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by maxrider66 View Post
Has anyone had any issues with the ME888 rubbing the swingarm?
I just installed an ME888 after using ME880s with no problems. 1/4" of the tread on the right side is rubbing the swingarm of my 2001 LT.

Anyone have a solution? I was thinking of doubling up on the steel spacer between the wheel and the hub.
Yep, Had the same issues with my 2000. I made spacers to correct the problem. One dealer suggested "shaving" the tire for clearance!! The spacers work much better without damaging the tire.
Apr 22nd, 2019 2:18 pm
DRONE
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
The three listed above are not suitable for my late model LT. The radial is not suitable as it is a radial. The other two are not suitable, probably for lack of the reinforced sidewall, but I canít be sure. The manufacturers donít say they just donít list them as an acceptable fitment. There is more to being an approved tire than just size, load range and speed rating.
This is an interesting approach to tire selection. For me, I've never paid any attention to a "fitment guide" on a tire manufacturer's website. I always go by the basics, namely 1. size 2. bias or radial 3. load and speed rating. If the load and speed rating matches the OEM tire then I know the tire is WAY WAY overbuilt for my demands since I don't ride anywhere near the speeds that the tire is tested at.

Lucky for me, these tire discussions on the forum are moot. I run a steel-belted radial car tire on the rear, a bias ply rear tire on the front, and my third tire is also a car tire.
Apr 22nd, 2019 12:15 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

We should have teamed up for a volume discount!
Apr 22nd, 2019 11:33 am
bmwcoolk1200
Re: Metzeler ME888

John, I followed suit with you and Matt at AMT a few days ago. Will let you know what the date code is when I get it. We can compare notes. I hope they had 3 in stock
Apr 22nd, 2019 11:30 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by bruincounselor View Post
I got Bridgestones from Dennis Kirk last week. "only" 2 years old. Reasonably priced and shipped to me in a day.
I just the my ďshippedĒ notice from AMT so we shall see what my date code is. $141.27 which I thought was a pretty good. And I have had good service from AMT over the years. They have always shipped fast and I have had two tires I had to return under warranty and they were pretty easy to deal with in both cases. First was a rear 880 that had a crack develop in the sidewall at what appeared to be a seam when the rubber was laid down. The second was a little over a year ago when a front 888 developed a serious bulge under the tread.
Apr 22nd, 2019 11:06 am
jzeiler
Re: Metzeler ME888

I just ordered a rear BT-020 from AMT will see what the date code is in a few days.
Apr 22nd, 2019 11:03 am
bruincounselor
Re: Metzeler ME888

I got Bridgestones from Dennis Kirk last week. "only" 2 years old. Reasonably priced and shipped to me in a day.
Apr 22nd, 2019 6:18 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Tsteeper View Post
I don't get the statement that the radial is not suitable because it is a radial?

I put a set of the Avon radials on my 2006LT a couple years ago, replacing the almost worn out Bridgestones. The Avon has considerably more traction on dry pavement, or wet pavement, and it seems more stable on gravel too. I don't even have then quite half worn yet, but thus far I have no reason to not put them on again next time round.
BMW quietly switched from radials to bias ply after the changes to the suspension geometry in the 2004/5 make-over. Check the tire maker web sites. You will not find a single radial listed for the LT. There is a reason for that. BMW told the tire makers that radials are not approved for the later model LTs. The earlier ones are fine.

Having said that, you can run whatever fits if you so choose. You can run tires with lower than specified load and/or speed rating and you can run radials. Your life; your choice. I would suggest not carrying passengers though unless they are fully apprised of the risk they are taking.
Apr 21st, 2019 10:53 pm
Tsteeper
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
The three listed above are not suitable for my late model LT. The radial is not suitable as it is a radial.
I don't get the statement that the radial is not suitable because it is a radial?

I put a set of the Avon radials on my 2006LT a couple years ago, replacing the almost worn out Bridgestones. The Avon has considerably more traction on dry pavement, or wet pavement, and it seems more stable on gravel too. I don't even have then quite half worn yet, but thus far I have no reason to not put them on again next time round.
Apr 21st, 2019 10:03 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by DRONE View Post
These are all rated 79V--

Metzeler Cruisetec - Bias Ply
Avon Storm 3D X-M - Radial Reinforced
Pirelli Night Dragon GT - Bias Ply


And for what it's worth, Bridgestone's website still lists the BT020 160/70-B17 Bias Ply (79V) as being in current production. Maybe if shopping for this one, contact the seller before pulling the trigger to make sure they're selling fresh inventory.
The three listed above are not suitable for my late model LT. The radial is not suitable as it is a radial. The other two are not suitable, probably for lack of the reinforced sidewall, but I canít be sure. The manufacturers donít say they just donít list them as an acceptable fitment. There is more to being an approved tire than just size, load range and speed rating.

It is odd as I checked the Bridgestone web site (which says it is under construction) when Saddleman first posted about the BT020 no longer being made and I could not find a listing for the LT in their online fitment tool which seemed to confirm what he wrote. I just checked again tonight and the online fitment tool is gone replaced by the old pdf fitment guide, which does indeed list the BT020 still as an acceptable fitment for 2004 and later LTs.

So, it seems we still have the two ďfor sureĒ options: ME888 and BT020 and the one ďwildcardĒ option: Shinko 777. I say wildcard as I am not sure it really is approved for the LT. It has the load range, but not the speed rating and Shinkoís web site lacks a fitment guide - at least I have yet to find one. Given that, I would not use it, but I know some have had good luck with it so far. If anyone is aware of a Shinko fitment guide that lists the 777 as acceptable for the LT, please provide a pointer to it.
Apr 21st, 2019 9:04 pm
DRONE
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
Well that is not good news. I wonder how many are still in the pipeline? So, we are now down to just the 888 and the Shinto 777 for later model LTs?
These are all rated 79V--

Metzeler Cruisetec - Bias Ply
Avon Storm 3D X-M - Radial Reinforced
Pirelli Night Dragon GT - Bias Ply


And for what it's worth, Bridgestone's website still lists the BT020 160/70-B17 Bias Ply (79V) as being in current production. Maybe if shopping for this one, contact the seller before pulling the trigger to make sure they're selling fresh inventory.
Apr 21st, 2019 4:02 pm
nikosK1200LT
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
State abbreviation for Alaska.
Safe travels.
Apr 20th, 2019 6:53 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

Greased the side stand and hooked up the GS-911 today. The computer blessed the bike as being healthy with no codes set for either engine or ABS. Ran a bleed test and it passed just fine. Well, once I set the lever to 4 as on 3, with the grip puppies, I could not get enough travel to get into the green zone. Other than an oil change and mounting new rubber, I think it is ready to hit the road in May.
Apr 20th, 2019 6:50 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by nikosK1200LT View Post
What's the AK man?
State abbreviation for Alaska.
Apr 20th, 2019 5:22 pm
nikosK1200LT
Re: Metzeler ME888

What's the AK man?
Apr 20th, 2019 12:40 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

The good news is that they are still readily available. I found four suppliers that still have them. No idea as to the age. American MotoTire still had the best price so I ordered a new rear as I want to have fresh (well, new at least!) rubber to head to AK.
Apr 20th, 2019 12:02 pm
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by saddleman View Post
They don't make the Bridgestone BT020 for the LT anymore. The new one I got a few days ago was made almost three years ago.
Well that is not good news. I wonder how many are still in the pipeline? So, we are now down to just the 888 and the Shinto 777 for later model LTs?
Apr 20th, 2019 11:28 am
saddleman
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
It is good to know that the issue seems to have been corrected. However, after running a couple Bridgestones, I canít imagine running a Metz on the rear again.
They don't make the Bridgestone BT020 for the LT anymore. The new one I got a few days ago was made almost three years ago.
Apr 20th, 2019 7:32 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by jzeiler View Post
I think it was just the first batch of ME888 that were rubbing(it was 4 years ago). Many have had no issues with them since.
It is good to know that the issue seems to have been corrected. However, after running a couple Bridgestones, I canít imagine running a Metz on the rear again.
Apr 20th, 2019 4:25 am
saddleman
Re: Metzeler ME888

The lip near the tire on the swingarm is the casting line. Some of the casting lines stick out farther. I have had to grind the casting line on two swingarms for clearance.
Apr 19th, 2019 8:45 pm
jzeiler
Re: Metzeler ME888

I think it was just the first batch of ME888 that were rubbing(it was 4 years ago). Many have had no issues with them since.
Apr 19th, 2019 6:35 pm
nikosK1200LT
Re: Metzeler ME888

Gentlemen, I don't know what you were talking about in this thread back in 2015. A week ago my only option was the ME888. The BMW Service shop that I bought it told me: "we will install it, if it gives you the slightest problem we will take it back and order you any tire you want". So they did. I was overlooking all the procedure. They did not do anything but use the one and only spacer that came with my bike. See the space I have in the photos. It's almost 15mm tire to drive housing wall.
The BMW specialist there told me by word: "one day a very urgent Customer wanted an rear tire and the only one I had available was a 190/70 - 17. I put it in and there was enough room for the tire to run free".

I wonder, why did US have such a problem on the 888. Is there any difference between the US and European K1200LT?
Thanks.
Jul 27th, 2015 5:26 pm
saddleman
Re: Metzeler ME888

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I have many spacers. I can ship one for $6.
I am all out of spacers now.
Jul 27th, 2015 10:13 am
want2tour
Re: Metzeler ME888

Never coming back?? Heck, I was just out riding. Just got back from the MOA Billings rally. Muy Bueno Fun. Did the beartooth on consecutive days & racked up 2k miles. In 5 days will leave for a 10 day 4000 mile sturgis ride.

Bob
Jul 24th, 2015 8:46 am
MikeERideWNC
Re: Metzeler ME888

My riding buddy and his girlfriend own an awesome machining shop with some of the latest CNC machines. He has about fifteen of them now all are automated. He just needs laborers to feed them aluminum stock.
At Christmas dinner about five years ago I gave him some cones for my Snap-On balancer for BMW and Ducati single sided swing arms and ask him to make me a few to sell.
The ones I gave him to copy are still on his desk...

So if Saddleman gets back to me his 6.00 deal will be worth it and I will past that savings on to other LT owners.
I ask him for five.
Jul 24th, 2015 6:45 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by MikeERideWNC View Post
I missed that post.
I was thinking that might be the case. It sure how many he is willing to part with or how many you want, but doesn't hurt to PM him. If you are making enough of them, say 20 or more, you might get a local machine shop to make them. However, probably hard to get under $20 each.
Jul 24th, 2015 6:36 am
MikeERideWNC
Re: Metzeler ME888

I missed that post.
Jul 24th, 2015 6:32 am
Voyager
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by MikeERideWNC View Post
I did a little research since want2tour is never coming back to this thread.

The part number is: 36 31 1 451 791
The price seems to be steady at 22.17 at both Bike Bandit and the BMW catalog.
I was hoping to find it a bit cheaper so I can keep them on the shelf for other BMW owners.
What part of Saddleman's offer to ship one for $6 didn't you understand?
Jul 24th, 2015 5:29 am
MikeERideWNC
Re: Metzeler ME888

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Originally Posted by MikeERideWNC View Post
+1 and what was the cost of the spacer?
BikeBandit is 22.17 each. That hurts.

I would like to have some on the shelf.



Thanks.


I did a little research since want2tour is never coming back to this thread.

The part number is: 36 31 1 451 791
The price seems to be steady at 22.17 at both Bike Bandit and the BMW catalog.
I was hoping to find it a bit cheaper so I can keep them on the shelf for other BMW owners.
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