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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:23 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
The indicator switch was packed with grease as...

The indicator switch was packed with grease as supplied by BMW, as an experiment I used Belray waterproof grease and it works even though it is not really for electronics/electrical use :evil
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
Pretty harsh terms and conditions which would not...

Pretty harsh terms and conditions which would not stand up under our laws over here and with the little I have learned about the US laws I doubt it would stand up over your way either particularly...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By WayneC1
Idle OK and stall on opening throttle is most...

Idle OK and stall on opening throttle is most likely the Throttle Position Sensor, check the wiring, the other cause could be a clogged injector
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By WayneC1
When parked for an extended time oil will...

When parked for an extended time oil will gravitate to the sump, fire it up and let it idle you will see oil level in the tank rise, it takes a while

As for overfilling it excess oil in the sump...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Ah, I am slow today, it is probably the pills the...

Ah, I am slow today, it is probably the pills the Dr gave me to take yesterday :evil, normal service will resume when I finish taking the pills and return to my normal state of insanity :evil instead...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
Yes they changed the fan on the newer models and...

Yes they changed the fan on the newer models and had an updated shroud to go with it, I put a pdf on it on my web site in repairs/alternative parts...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
That is a worry, BMW specify the bikes are rated...

That is a worry, BMW specify the bikes are rated to 10% ethanol and they have different Sertao firmware for Brazil where there are higher % ethanol
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
Not sure I fit the Guru tag but you hit the nail...

Not sure I fit the Guru tag but you hit the nail on the head with the components to check

With a throttle position sensor fault I found out the hard wat that a fault in it allows the bike to run...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Good numbers for sure, cant say I have ever sat...

Good numbers for sure, cant say I have ever sat on 90 km/h :evil but I would be concerned re it running a little lean it is far beyond the BMW theoretical figure of 31 km/l and you are reporting the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
480 kms on a 14 litre tank ?, seems a little high...

480 kms on a 14 litre tank ?, seems a little high there, 460 kms looks about the best an improved single spark could do on 17 litres on actual numbers I have
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
I dont have a direct answer for you but I suspect...

I dont have a direct answer for you but I suspect the mounting points will be the same but how they match up to the headlight panels would be the doubt in my mind
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:12 AM
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Views: 772,710
Posted By WayneC1
The different year models and between models have...

The different year models and between models have yokes with different curves on the leading edge of the yokes, it is not just height, see Wiz AU posts
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
It would be an expensive exercise, there would be...

It would be an expensive exercise, there would be some differences around the fuel tank but our bigger tank has been fitted to later models
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
Littelfuse are a well respected Co so it should...

Littelfuse are a well respected Co so it should be quality, I am a little usure how the relays fit though as the relays usually have some pins at 90 degrees to the others. Using the same relays as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
I am too cared to look at some invoices for my...

I am too cared to look at some invoices for my 2000 model 316i Compact shopping trolley, first someone bashed in the drivers window, we then found the radiator cracked and then fuel pump went.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
Just added the link and a little note about it on...

Just added the link and a little note about it on my web site and at f650.com, Lone Wolf has let all the threads here know about it
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
OK that now confirms there are some firmware...

OK that now confirms there are some firmware updates for the BMS-E and that BMW has encountered a problem or two with the new units, pity we cant find TSBs etc so it can be documented. Now that...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,066
Posted By WayneC1
Things are not so rosy in other jurisdictions...

Things are not so rosy in other jurisdictions either, the article below re New York is long but worth reading

http://www.nymstf.org/eye-protection/
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,492
Posted By WayneC1
On the other hand if the seller is forced to...

On the other hand if the seller is forced to honour the price you may well have just scored a bargain, it could go either way

The fact EBay have intervened with that notice is interesting
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,492
Posted By WayneC1
You may run into a problem or 2 with Android 4.2...

You may run into a problem or 2 with Android 4.2 on the tablet, the low cost one I have was upgraded to 4.4 by the supplier after I encountered problems
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
That is interesting, being a 2014 yours will be...

That is interesting, being a 2014 yours will be the BMS-E and we are still trying to work out what firmware and firmware upgrades are in the BMW System on the new ECU, we know what all the revisions...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
Anything is possible, I will tell you after I...

Anything is possible, I will tell you after I pull one apart although I suspect the electronics housing is epoxy sealed
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
The Idle Actuator is a worry in that faults dont...

The Idle Actuator is a worry in that faults dont show up on any of the diagnostics systems, I originally saw the problems with lean idle and the glowing headers and suspected it may be a cause so I...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By WayneC1
Here is the full disaster from NSW Road Rules,...

Here is the full disaster from NSW Road Rules, these have been on the books for many years

Ride motorcycle with one unhelmeted passenger (rider not helmeted) Rule 270 (1) 6 points $623
Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
It may be an owner logic failure :evil

It may be an owner logic failure :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
yes

yes
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
The codes are the socket manufacturer part...

The codes are the socket manufacturer part numbers, the keying and the BMW number will be there, I have them documented in the about section of my web site. Tyco/AMP connector from memory. The wire...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16,622
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Posted By WayneC1
It is for the Da Korp to plug in the owner zapper...

It is for the Da Korp to plug in the owner zapper :evil

The 2 pin under the seat is for the US Tank Vent Valve as the US does not like petrol tanks farting fumes unless the vehicle is moving, wire...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
Ah they will always say it is your fault, :deal I...

Ah they will always say it is your fault, :deal I have a copy of a letter here from the UK National Service Manager to a UK owner which says my 02 fork lugs broke up because I overloaded the machine,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8,508
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Posted By WayneC1
Use the VIN decoder...

Use the VIN decoder (http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi) to determine the manufacturing dates, the UK plate is of no use, use this page (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/AboutGS-ECU.html)...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
What was the year model of your first Sertao and...

What was the year model of your first Sertao and the year model of your current one ?, use a VIN decoder to determine manufacturing date

The dealer is correct re start process and it applies on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Info on working out which BMS you have is on my...

Info on working out which BMS you have is on my web site in the about (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/AboutGS-ECU.html)section



OK, what we need to see is if others with the new ECU are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
You have a fault, it is not firmware related,...

You have a fault, it is not firmware related, holding the throttle open while starting is bad news and prevents calibration of a few things. The first step it to reset calibrations and then run...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
The idle actuator coupled with ECU firmware is...

The idle actuator coupled with ECU firmware is set to stop stalling in that situation and it is only if a sensor reading such as the TPS is implausible that the engine is unable to be restarted...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
The battery connections while important are not...

The battery connections while important are not the answer to everything

With a stall coming down to a stop and inability to restart two factors are Idle Actuator and Engine ECU getting confused...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Have not tried any of the LED globes, doubt if...

Have not tried any of the LED globes, doubt if any are ADR compliant so we will both run a risk with the boys in blue when we do move over to them, the earlier model owners will be worst affected due...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Hardly surprising I suspect :evil I must say...

Hardly surprising I suspect :evil

I must say though the bottom end looks a little out of proportion :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16,622
Views: 2,066,373
Posted By WayneC1
Dare I say it, Gravelseeker knows the answer to...

Dare I say it, Gravelseeker knows the answer to that :evil, I am sure he will give us the details
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
That range sounds realistic, for what some would...

That range sounds realistic, for what some would say are illogical reasons I tend to use 20/25 psi for general use and come down to 15/20 in sandy conditions

You really have to watch how well the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8,508
Views: 1,176,775
Posted By WayneC1
Tyre pressure questions are like oil questions,...

Tyre pressure questions are like oil questions, an endless subject with little agreement

Out in desert conditions here, pro's I have spoken to run down to 11 psi front and 15 psi rear but they use...
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