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Forum: Vendors 07-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 131,031
Posted By DieselFxr
Impressive lights

I just installed the combo set of LONG RANGE OPTIMUS LED AUXILIARY LIGHT SQUARE on my F650gs and came home from work last night at midnight. All I can say is WOW!. I am very pleased with the...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 112,132
Posted By DieselFxr
Yes I have one in my 05 F650gs. It has been in...

Yes I have one in my 05 F650gs. It has been in for 2 weeks now and I have commuted on the bike for the last 2 weeks. I work swing shift and leave work at midnight. It is a small bit better than the...
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 112,132
Posted By DieselFxr
2005 F650GS install

I installed the LED lamp this week on my F650 with some minor fitment issues. I was replacing a HID kit that I had in place for the last 3 years, it was beginning to fail. First off its bright to...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By DieselFxr
Yes biodiesel can have very strong cleaning...

Yes biodiesel can have very strong cleaning (solvent) action when first used. I would suggest like others carry a spare fuel filter or two and know how to replace it. After a couple tanks you should...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By DieselFxr
I have several M12 tools and am very pleased. I...

I have several M12 tools and am very pleased. I used the M12 screwdriver to install a bunch of 2.5" deck screws last weekend and was blown away at the power and battery life, most I didn't even...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,363
Posted By DieselFxr
Thumb I need another set

Love the product. I just ordered my 3rd set the originals on my bike a looking pretty tattered. If the Sharkskins hold up as well as the originals I will be pleased.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14,539
Views: 1,690,015
Posted By DieselFxr
Hose ID

That hose with the plug in it is to drain the air box. It gets oil in it if you overfill the oil tank and water if you tip it over in the water. The nipple is a bleeder screw used when filling the...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,292
Posted By DieselFxr
I buy a set as well and a set of the new style...

I buy a set as well and a set of the new style super shark skins as well
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,880
Posted By DieselFxr
Warm and Safe great customer service

I bought a W&S gen 3 jacket 4 or 5 years ago and it has been great. About a month ago it quit working. I noticed the cord was breaking at the plug (where it plugs into heat troller). I contacted W&S...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By DieselFxr
www.thetoolwarehouse.net and www.tooltopia.com

www.thetoolwarehouse.net and www.tooltopia.com
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 232,484
Posted By DieselFxr
2005 F650GS seat

Got my foam and cover installed on the bike yesterday. Went for a quick 65 mile ride. All I can say is WOW dramatic difference in comfort no more sliding forward feel either. I have put 42k on this...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By DieselFxr
Snap-On 5/8"

I have a Snap-On 5/8 which is equal to 16mm. I have never seen a larger size than that. It was purchased for a special purpose job and never seems to see the outside of the tool box any more.
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By DieselFxr
Timken=China

I recently got a bearing overhaul set for a large truck transmission. Genuine factory parts by the way.The Timken bearings were made in China. For whatever its worth. The original bearings were also...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,048
Posted By DieselFxr
Labor Time

All Data calls for 14.3 hrs labor to replace all 3 chains. This number would be used by a shop for a estimate. My advice is find someone who has done several before and get a firm quote. Also worth a...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,570
Posted By DieselFxr
Cycle Pump

I have both the cycle pump is slightly faster. The build quality is much better every time I ran the slime unit it left me wondering if it was going to die before my tire was fully inflated. I...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,363
Posted By DieselFxr
Thumb Happy Customer

I installed my Beemer Buddies this week end on my 05 F650GS. The grips were pretty worn and I had been planning on replacing them soon. Then I found out about this product and the group buy. I am...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By DieselFxr
2 riders a 05 F650GS and a 03 F650GS with $500...

2 riders a 05 F650GS and a 03 F650GS with $500 deductible $330 a year with Progressive. No other discounts could save a little more if I change the cage insurance to Progressive.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By DieselFxr
I have 39000 miles on my 05 still have original...

I have 39000 miles on my 05 still have original cable and clutch. Been using synthetic oil since 6000 miles. With no issues only one cable/lever adjustment since new.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-16-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By DieselFxr
Well done. Thanks for posting.

Well done. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By DieselFxr
Head Shake

2nd steering head bearings too tight. I had the same issue. Most noticeable when going down hill using lots of compression braking and loose grip pr no hands on the bars.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By DieselFxr
F650 chain tensioner

Only the Dakar models used the tensioner. The GS did not come with one from the factory at least all the one I have seen.
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By DieselFxr
Don't sweat the USLD fuel it is only thing...

Don't sweat the USLD fuel it is only thing available anyway. With proper care the rest of the car will be worn out before the engine. The additive from power service seems to be pretty good but not...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By DieselFxr
axle disassembly

Looks like it has 3 threaded holes in the outer edge next to the nuts you removed. Those are used to put bolts in and "push" the cover off. Actually the planetary carrier is what is going to come...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,005
Posted By DieselFxr
05 F650gs

My 650 has 30,000 miles and I change oil every 6k and it hasn't used any oil between oil changes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14,539
Views: 1,690,015
Posted By DieselFxr
ID of parts in engine oil

Those look like parts from the cam chain guide/tensioner. I would pull the valve cover and have a look if the cam chain gets loose your are looking at a expensive repair. It's a easy fix if...
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