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Re: Battery Replacement

<<PS: Stay with the aluminum side panel screws BMW originally supplied
the RT. A stainless steel screw can cross thread with the threaded brass
inserts and strip them or even rip them out of the panel. I'd rather
an aluminum screw than the brass insert that is part of the panel. Don't
need that headache...>>

The stock panel screws are black-coated steel. The aftermarket
stainless steel ones are fine as long as SOME kind of thread lubricant
is used to prevent gallingwhich is a characteristic of stainless steel

Tom Cutter
Yardley, PA
"A government big enough to give you everything you want is also big
enough to take it all away."- P.J. ObRourke