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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,470
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Posted By WayneC1
Re the locating pins Swamp referred to, the Dakar...

Re the locating pins Swamp referred to, the Dakar switches dont have them, Japanese bikes always had them in the old days, first thing we always did was use a pair of pliers and rock the pins out to...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
10 points and a gold star, I could not do it...

10 points and a gold star, I could not do it though without the other pedantic one round here, our esteemed quality control inspector :clap
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
Clearly your wife has some commonsense and...

Clearly your wife has some commonsense and deserves a medal, now come clean what else do you obsessively document ? :deal
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
BMW NA is clearly the brother in arms of BMW Oz...

BMW NA is clearly the brother in arms of BMW Oz :deal, I updated my oils page (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/AboutGS-Oils.html) with the manual info for the Sertao's to compare the year models...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
/Word of caution re first service, it may be...

/Word of caution re first service, it may be better to stick to BMW oils for warranty reasons, which service is it ?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
Perhaps we should say welcome to the Asylum, nice...

Perhaps we should say welcome to the Asylum, nice choice of color, I like that color
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Gravelseeker, DreadyBear picked up a set of...

Gravelseeker, DreadyBear picked up a set of CCM640 Forks so the yokes would be expected to be WP but he seemed unsure what they are in a post recently which surprised me, what valving he has done...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
You can use the lower height bars with a rake etc...

You can use the lower height bars with a rake etc that suit you and add a riser to adjust height
That is the way my Dakar is set up, I have a 20mm riser and overall a 12mm lower bar position to suit...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,705
Posted By WayneC1
The national STD only requires the internal sewn...

The national STD only requires the internal sewn in label, some of the States (Like NSW) require the external sticker which is what the NSW Hwy Patrol guys I spoke to were checking on

In Qld there...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
OK, that is Fuse 2, it fuses unswitched power so...

OK, that is Fuse 2, it fuses unswitched power so that adds up, the fact the ODO does not remember any miles racked up is interesting as the Dash is also supplied with switched power, will look more...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,644
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Posted By WayneC1
Which fuse as a matter of interest ?, dont you...

Which fuse as a matter of interest ?, dont you just love those doh dummy moments :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14,644
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Posted By WayneC1
If you cant get damping sorted with intiminators...

If you cant get damping sorted with intiminators then it is time to swap forks, a heavy spring rate will not sort it out
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Would not be surprised if that price was only for...

Would not be surprised if that price was only for the axle, not the set of three items Wiz
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Google can be your friend ...

Google can be your friend

https://www.google.com.au/?gws_rd=ssl#q=Bush+Bearing+10x18x23

A quick search shows Beta use the same bush on their dog bones across all the range
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,705
Posted By WayneC1
I had a mostly amicable chat with 2 of NSW's...

I had a mostly amicable chat with 2 of NSW's finest Highway Patrol boys recently and they confirmed they are doing regular helmet check for stickers

They also confirmed they did not give a stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Well we cant hand out answers without causing...

Well we cant hand out answers without causing some tension :evil

I seem to recall discussion on the bush not being available previously and some suggestion of buying a slightly longer one and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
I have a BMSC winging it's was over from the US...

I have a BMSC winging it's was over from the US at the moment, the fault is that it does not turn on the fan, yes the solid state relay has protection but it seems on this one it was not enough, it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
I put all the info on fans for the F650, GS and...

I put all the info on fans for the F650, GS and Sertao scattered round forums into one pdf on my Water Pump Page (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/WPumpRepair.html) and Alternative Parts Page...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Depowering the BMSC to do resets is an urban...

Depowering the BMSC to do resets is an urban myth, the TSB which sets out what to do has been floating round the web for a long time but has been ignored. I noted it all as "I am not sure" until I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
I realise that, cheeky humour, I just could not...

I realise that, cheeky humour, I just could not help myself :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Gravelseeker, yes a bit of a chaotic end last...

Gravelseeker, yes a bit of a chaotic end last night, all over now, back to the real world
I did a bit of track and road racing when I was at school, all a bit hot and tiring in our climate, gave it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
Not to mention the Sertao does not chew stators...

Not to mention the Sertao does not chew stators for lunch :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Riverflow, the ticking from the dash is normal...

Riverflow, the ticking from the dash is normal after battery is disconnected, it is simply calibrating, the dual sparks take longer than single spark. The most likely cause of your problem is some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Gravelseeker, excuses excuses, look at Mick...

Gravelseeker, excuses excuses, look at Mick Rogers, 3 world championships, Cadel, McEwan just to name a couple and it took Anderson all those years ago to get people into the french teams, we have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Gravelseeker I should know better than to give a...

Gravelseeker I should know better than to give a sucker an even break :eek1 :huh you learned too well when you were over here

Failed ? wash your mouth out Thomas, Renshaw is up there with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Ah Gravelseeker, that got your attention, thought...

Ah Gravelseeker, that got your attention, thought it might

Well we have had a few wee problems this year, Mick Rogers took a stage win, nice slingshot pass to go for it too
The bad luck award...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Gravelseeker, that seems to be what the Norwegian...

Gravelseeker, that seems to be what the Norwegian riders were riding in Le Tour, they all sank to the bottom :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By WayneC1
Firstly the start procedure you think is weird is...

Firstly the start procedure you think is weird is correct and applies to many modern FI machines, it is to do with FI startup

The optimum is to look with diagnostics like a GS911 to see if there...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
That makes the HTP a winner hands down, on both...

That makes the HTP a winner hands down, on both price and construction then, agree re the fully welded aspect
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
That one looks nice motopsychoman, I looked at...

That one looks nice motopsychoman, I looked at the SW Motech in the flesh the other day and it looked good except for the plain alloy color
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
The bottom line is buy the largest capacity which...

The bottom line is buy the largest capacity which will fit and your budget can handle, the 3 choices in the small case range are

AG0801 (8-cell), 9ah PbEq, CCA 240 A, weight 0.78 kgs, 108Lx57Wx95H...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
As WindowTo said the BMW one would be plug and...

As WindowTo said the BMW one would be plug and play, it is a shunt type and is known to overheat mounted under the engine so it is not the best type to use

The FH020 is also a shunt type, slightly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Good to hear, now be a good dad and buy him a...

Good to hear, now be a good dad and buy him a lightweight Lithium battery, an Antigravity would be good :deal :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Yes the Sertao will have the later VR with the...

Yes the Sertao will have the later VR with the higher output voltage, you should see 14.4v rather than 13.8 to 14.2v
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
If a battery is not charged fully then it will...

If a battery is not charged fully then it will suffer a shorter life and over at F650.com you could conclude the US 650GS guys get short life on batteries. In the case of Lithium it leads to cell...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 645,629
Posted By WayneC1
Grimstone, save yourself time and energy, grab...

Grimstone, save yourself time and energy, grab the YZNotes pdf from my web site, you know the site well and buy the axle kit from Aquatic
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
The ABS Remove/disable is in the back of my YZ...

The ABS Remove/disable is in the back of my YZ Fork Notes pdf (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/Modifications/Forks/ForkNotesYZ.pdf)

One of the guys in Europe has simply put a switch in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Use a plastic draw handle to make a mount to...

Use a plastic draw handle to make a mount to spread the load over the plastic above the instruments, you can then bolt an adjustable GPS mount to it. You could use other materials to make the base...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14,644
Views: 1,704,677
Posted By WayneC1
Dready Bear, I take it you dont have heated...

Dready Bear, I take it you dont have heated grips, you will need to remove the throttle and compare it to the EMIG options
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 835,757
Posted By WayneC1
Very nice, they are sought after down under, I...

Very nice, they are sought after down under, I have a /7 full workshop manual tucked away in storage and various home made special tools for the old fella's.
The Oz National Service Manager from...
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