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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:17 PM
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Posted By sw3dl1
Thanks Wayne, we will start there.

Thanks Wayne, we will start there.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
Starting problem

My friend has a 2006 F650gs, bone stock, no mods. We recently did a dual sport trip up into Colorado. When we left, the bike was starting and running fine. About half way through the trip, he...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 245,839
Posted By sw3dl1
Been there, Done that!! Once you find that the...

Been there, Done that!!
Once you find that the kill switch has been on the entire time you feel a little stupid. Once you redemy the problem, you feel and amazing amount of releif and...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:36 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,646
Posted By sw3dl1
Fun to read. A couple of friends and I did a...

Fun to read.
A couple of friends and I did a lot of the same Colorado route at the begining of July this year. We got rained on almost every day. Still fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 245,839
Posted By sw3dl1
2 SPOT, You are absolutly right on! It seems...

2 SPOT, You are absolutly right on! It seems that a lot of people, young and old a like, place driving the damn car as a secondary consideration when traveling down the road. Putting on make-up,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;25086886]New Touratech...

[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;25086886]New Touratech bashplate and centerstand installed at TT Nordic (in Sweden) May 2009. Proud owner :cry

So.........let's piss some more on the quality of Touratech...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44,993
Views: 8,729,891
Posted By sw3dl1
The bike IS box stock with the exception of a...

The bike IS box stock with the exception of a handle bar switch. I was only asking about the diffrent fuel tanks because if I buy this bike I'll most likely buy a bigger tank for it, only trying see...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 44,993
Views: 8,729,891
Posted By sw3dl1
Fuel Pump Issue Resolved

I'm in the process of buying a 2011 WR250r. Obviously, I'm a little concerned about the Fuel Pump issue that seems to be plaguing these bikes. After reading a few posts in this thread, it seems...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By sw3dl1
You might have better luck with this question in...

You might have better luck with this question in the "The 650 Dakar Thread" of this forum. Lots of good info over there as well as knowledgeable folks.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 44,993
Views: 8,729,891
Posted By sw3dl1
I just looked at your pics. I have the same set...

I just looked at your pics. I have the same set of Happy Trails side racks on my f650gs. I had to bend them more then a little bit to get them to fit as well. I'm not sure who makes better side...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By sw3dl1
Make sure your clutch is in proper adjustment!!

Make sure your clutch is in proper adjustment!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 44,993
Views: 8,729,891
Posted By sw3dl1
WOW, that's more then a little off! Have you...

WOW, that's more then a little off!
Have you contacted them? I've had similar mis-fit problems with Happy Trails on other bikes but none to this extent.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By sw3dl1
Buy the 2007. Dual spark, newer bike, and the...

Buy the 2007. Dual spark, newer bike, and the Jesse boxes are a lot better then the Happy Trails stuff, (Ive had both). In my book, when all things are equal, it's always better to buy newer if you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By sw3dl1
Welcome to reality!! Truth is - there is no...

Welcome to reality!!
Truth is - there is no perfect bike. They all do somethings well and other things not quite so well.
I've never ridden a G650x, but I have had two f650gs's. I've also had a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
+1, Has always worked for me as well!

+1, Has always worked for me as well!
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By sw3dl1
Good to know. These bikes are the most difficult...

Good to know. These bikes are the most difficult and messy to change oil and filter of any I have ever owned.
Got a model # or anything on that extractor?
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,921
Views: 928,836
Posted By sw3dl1
Hydra, I am aware of the problems and...

Hydra,
I am aware of the problems and concerns stated about NX650's and XL600V's (TransAlps). But, replacing one with the other is not a solution. Both were only imported into the U.S. for two...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,921
Views: 928,836
Posted By sw3dl1
They do not take to paint. It will stay for a...

They do not take to paint. It will stay for a short time, then it flakes and peels horriabily.
I might have a side panel.
Send me an e-mail or a PM, I have a few extra panelsl, some fairing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,921
Views: 928,836
Posted By sw3dl1
It is designed to work with the existing plastic....

It is designed to work with the existing plastic. That being said, they take a little figgiting around to fit perfectly. I have two of them. The one on the bike was and original tank made way back...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By sw3dl1
Headlight, tail light, brake light, mirror and a...

Headlight, tail light, brake light, mirror and a horn.
Everytime I've done it, they didn't even look at the bike. They push an affidavit in front of you that states you have the equiptment...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By sw3dl1
I'm presently running TKC-80's on front and rear...

I'm presently running TKC-80's on front and rear of my F650gs. Decient tire, very expensive and they disappear pretty quickly. I've got about 1K on them right now, at 2K I will have to replace them...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
Thanks for the info, I think that is what I am...

Thanks for the info, I think that is what I am going to do. Run it and evaluate.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By sw3dl1
I'm sure it has stopped raining by now, the above...

I'm sure it has stopped raining by now, the above posts were from 10 years ago. I was interested in the results as well. I replaced my system with a Remus set up. I don't think I gained any weight...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
WayneC1 - Thanks, I knew I should have look at...

WayneC1 - Thanks, I knew I should have look at your web site first.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
Rear Shock measurement.

I have a 2007 F650gs Standard.
I'm fitting a 21" wheel to the front of the bike and am a little concerned about the height diffrence between the stock 19" and the new 21" wheel. I know the math...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By sw3dl1
Anyone interested in trading starndard suspension...

Anyone interested in trading starndard suspension pieces, center stand and side stand for the BMW lowered versions? I have a friend that has a factory lowered '06. He has been making noises that he...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By sw3dl1
CO Pass Information?

A couple of friends and I are planning a ride in Colorado July 12 thru 19. We will be on 650cc Dual Sport bikes. Being a displaced Colorado Native I know the "Hgh Country", as beautiful as it may...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 245,839
Posted By sw3dl1
Very COOL, at my age, makes me think about a...

Very COOL, at my age, makes me think about a Trials Bike, looks like a lot of fun.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By sw3dl1
Parking a truck in Durango?

A couple of friends and I are planning a dual-sport ride in Colorado that begins and hopefully ends in Durango.
We are going to trailer three bikes from Phoenix to Durango on July 12th. We...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
I am also looking for replacement (spare) levers...

I am also looking for replacement (spare) levers for a 2007 F650gs Single. My question is this: What. if any difference exists between 2006 levers and 2007 levers? Seems I can find both clutch and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By sw3dl1
I'm no expert but, have you bled the air out of...

I'm no expert but, have you bled the air out of the system?
What wasthe condition of the collantwhen you started all of the above procedures?
Seem you have checked everything I would have checked....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 51,845
Posted By sw3dl1
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
Base gaskets were a problem for early DR650's...

Base gaskets were a problem for early DR650's until 2003 I believe. Until that year Suzuki used a paper gasket, after a time they will usually tear on the right side and leak oil all over the place....
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,921
Views: 928,836
Posted By sw3dl1
It seems that carburation on thee bikes takes a...

It seems that carburation on thee bikes takes a bit of sorting to get the proper idle and performance when warm.
What year is your bike? The early (1988-89) U.S. bikes were horrible.
Go to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By sw3dl1
I'm with you, 14K on the chain on my f650gs. ...

I'm with you, 14K on the chain on my f650gs. 50/50 street and dirt. I've never gotten much over 16K on any of my chain-driven bikes, street or dirt.
I think chain wear has a lot to do with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
Thanks, It looks a little like an Acerbis I saw a...

Thanks, It looks a little like an Acerbis I saw a while back. If I can't find what I'm looking for here in the U.S. I might have to bit the Shipping bullet.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,652
Posted By sw3dl1
[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;24040757]White out edition...

[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;24040757]White out edition 2014

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v423/7homas/Moto/sCAM00230_zpsaf3c8bfe.jpg

I'm digging your front fender, who makes it and where can I get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By sw3dl1
check the start up procedure for these bikes. ...

check the start up procedure for these bikes.
Turn on the key, wait for a couple of seconds, until the electrics cycle. press the starter button and hold it after the bike starts until the ABS...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9,626
Views: 851,737
Posted By sw3dl1
You can do a bonded title, but there is still the...

You can do a bonded title, but there is still the possibility of DMV contacting the previous owner, or making you send a "certified return receipt requested" letter to all previous owners of record...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,309
Posted By sw3dl1
Take a look in Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Take a look in Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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