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Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,378
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: 3,137
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: 7,471
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: 645
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Forum: Vendors 05-10-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 211,007
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: 1,872
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: 1,703
Posted By DieselFxr

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: 1,922
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: 5,293
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: 616
Views: 72,373
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: 1,180
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: 1,645
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: 1,505
Posted By DieselFxr
Well done. Thanks for posting.

Well done. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
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: 399
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: 1,780
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: 1,018
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: 3,843
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: 13,387
Views: 1,548,378
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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