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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:20 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Ah, now I remember, I stand corrected, I go the...

Ah, now I remember, I stand corrected, I go the name right at least :waysad
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:34 AM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
Danien_74 posted pics of the machining either...

Danien_74 posted pics of the machining either here or in the Dakar thread a while back from memory
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
The K60's are good when new then when they square...

The K60's are good when new then when they square off you need to be careful, as you lean in the contact patch gets small and they can step out until you get further over, dont ask how I know, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 106,229
Posted By WayneC1
Charley, BMW did the same thing to me re the...

Charley, BMW did the same thing to me re the 650GS fork axle lug break up, and I knew the BMW Oz Rep personally, I believed him at the time but always remembered to odd tone in his voice, later when...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 106,229
Posted By WayneC1
Adversity is the mother of all invention and they...

Adversity is the mother of all invention and they breed em tough down here in Oz. For those who dont know Oz, Darwin is 3000 kms from everywhere and the BM dealer there was the least friendly of any...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
Roadrider18, respond to the Koyo Rep and point...

Roadrider18, respond to the Koyo Rep and point out to him/her that the bearing fits a large volume of BMW models and BMW owners worldwide are using them and that the US Koyo dealers are losing...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By WayneC1
Looks like a good buy with all the parts fitted,...

Looks like a good buy with all the parts fitted, the Staintune looks like it has been modified to mount at a better angle

The rear wheel placement in the adjusters suggests it is a stock length...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:52 AM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
Dready Bear, CG2005 (Creola here) over at...

Dready Bear, CG2005 (Creola here) over at f650.com has dimensions of the TT WP ignition switch mount, it is only the mating edge dimensions which need changing to suit the yokes you are using, PM me...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:35 AM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
Aquatic, ah where is the time management ?, there...

Aquatic, ah where is the time management ?, there absolutely no truth to the rumour I have spent the last 2 weeks running round putting bandaids on other people's self inflicted disasters and not...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:03 AM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
The axle fitting on the LHS looks a bit dodgy...

The axle fitting on the LHS looks a bit dodgy there Dready Bear, what did you do re axle and spacers ?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:23 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
We need to ask metal gear if they can make a...

We need to ask metal gear if they can make a 300mm disc with YZ hub mounting pattern, probably need to do a batch of say 10 so YZ/BMW wheel swaps are possible. The EBC oversize floating discs are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By WayneC1
The people doing the YZ fork swap in the YZ fork...

The people doing the YZ fork swap in the YZ fork thread here would happily swap a 17" for 18" and pay a little on the swap over

What has been done with the dog bones would also be interesting, if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By WayneC1
No one has picked up it is a modified machine...

No one has picked up it is a modified machine with an 18" rear tyre "Takasago excel rim 140/80-18 M/C 70S" rather than a stock 17"

That being the case it will have been raised for ground...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
The 48mm fork internals have a hydraulic stop...

The 48mm fork internals have a hydraulic stop system rather than a bump rubber (YZ 46 leave it out, WR and other makes fit it), Technical Edge and KYB have a parts list for both you can download to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Damien, think you will find it is only a tack...

Damien, think you will find it is only a tack weld at most, it has been done on an 05, see this thread
(http://f650.com/forum/showthread.php?22683)
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Wiz, there are differences between early single...

Wiz, there are differences between early single spark and later single spark wiring harnesses, the early one routed the headlight power up to the switch cluster and back whether the cluster had a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13,387
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Posted By WayneC1
Damien, there is no thread on the internal of the...

Damien, there is no thread on the internal of the BMW bars, it is an interference fit threaded adaptor which can be removed and re used, on the new Sertao they went cheap and welded a threaded insert...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:13 AM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
Wiz/Aquatic, the Yamaha WR 250-X Supermotard runs...

Wiz/Aquatic, the Yamaha WR 250-X Supermotard runs 300mm disk, metalgear (http://metalgear.com.au) makes a disc, their part No is 21-133-W...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:05 PM
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Views: 598,040
Posted By WayneC1
Sold an ABS Sensor or sold an ABS Sensor Mount ?...

Sold an ABS Sensor or sold an ABS Sensor Mount ? :evil the latter I suspect but the revised mount looks rather solid compared to the old TT WP mount
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
I threw a chain length/sprocket calculator...

I threw a chain length/sprocket calculator (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/Calc-Chain.html) on line a while back for checking the GS with different sprocket combinations
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
Good to see, I like that color scheme of the new...

Good to see, I like that color scheme of the new model, enjoy it, it always rained when I picked up a new machine
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Well I would have expected a self respecting...

Well I would have expected a self respecting wheel guy to tell you what you should be fitting

I think you will find crossroadz says 3.00 x 17 rear rim is STD on F650GS...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By WayneC1
Fill out the infrastructure form with what you...

Fill out the infrastructure form with what you know and get it in to them, with 50,000 US machines of an old age being recalled it is not something I would expect them to ignore. I have been though...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Wiz, any info/pics would be appreciated, have had...

Wiz, any info/pics would be appreciated, have had others want to do the same thing, would be nice to be able to point to how to do it
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13,387
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Posted By WayneC1
Ah we are used to queenslanders talking sh**, it...

Ah we are used to queenslanders talking sh**, it comes with the territory, I seem to recall a song lyric of "if the heat dont get ya the taipans will"
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
It is just the touch of the sun in Qld, it gets...

It is just the touch of the sun in Qld, it gets them all eventually, if it is not hot then it rains and a cyclone bears down on them
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Wiz, what difficulties did you encounter fitting...

Wiz, what difficulties did you encounter fitting the 2005 RHS switch cluster ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
Alaskee750, like the paint job on the Sertao,...

Alaskee750, like the paint job on the Sertao, with the new forks it is a nice capable machine

Re the stock bars, the Dakar had inserts for the bar ends which were be to be recovered for use on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
The bottom end is sensitive to oil temp and the...

The bottom end is sensitive to oil temp and the top to water temp so which are you concerned about ?, knowing both would be good
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
JT Sprockets are the ones many use and have had...

JT Sprockets are the ones many use and have had good results
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,459
Views: 695,947
Posted By WayneC1
I used a Honda shift lever as a base to modify...

I used a Honda shift lever as a base to modify for the Dakar many years ago now when TT and others had no GS parts

The lever needed rebending and since it was mild steel it was easy and still have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
The fluid height differences between Dakar and GS...

The fluid height differences between Dakar and GS are as per the differences in setting up the YZ forks, higher level tighter feel

The GS has longer springs and less travel than the Dakar but we...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
If the dash is making noise when you turn on the...

If the dash is making noise when you turn on the ignition it means it has lost unswitched battery during the time the ignition was off
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5,459
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Posted By WayneC1
Swamp is saying Hi to the long lost Relo's :evil

Swamp is saying Hi to the long lost Relo's :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
WPoll, the VR over heats in both locations but...

WPoll, the VR over heats in both locations but you dont have the temps over there in the Eastern Penal Colony

Relocate the VR before bringing the machine over here to the mainland, see the details...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
WPoll, it was only the very early 00 single spark...

WPoll, it was only the very early 00 single spark models which had the VR behind the engine

Aquatic, seems Gedrog linked to the wrong pic http://www.bashplates.de/BMW-G-650-GS:::9.html
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
The VR relocation mod was worked out many years...

The VR relocation mod was worked out many years ago to resolve overheating on the VR, updating the VR for higher voltage cut off to suit AGM / Lithium is also a good idea, you can read more on it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Am aware of one failure in an FH012 VR which had...

Am aware of one failure in an FH012 VR which had been relocated as per what we are all doing, it was not rubber isolated and while one failure is not much of a sample I suspect vibration may have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
Wiz, check the side stand switch and make sure it...

Wiz, check the side stand switch and make sure it is not intermittent and seated home properly, that could cause a problem
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,318
Posted By WayneC1
WPoll, I ran up oils aint oils pages on my web...

WPoll, I ran up oils aint oils pages on my web site (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/AboutGS.html), from there people can make up their own mind and I stay out of circular oil discussions
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