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Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
I've just tried laying the bike down with the...

I've just tried laying the bike down with the engine running and it doesn't kill the engine? Anyone else?

Rocket
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Rocket123
u It becomes a natural reaction to hit the...

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It becomes a natural reaction to hit the kill switch when you know of the consequences of keeping the engine running. Hydraulic lock is common place in the UK with the amount of the water we've...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Rocket123
I hit the kill switch as I'm sure the sensor...

I hit the kill switch as I'm sure the sensor didn't kill the engine. I've dropped the bike a few times and had the engine running whilst on its side so I'm not sure it works quite so instantly. If...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
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<style type="text/css">P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }</style> Unfortunately I managed to submerge my LRP save for the right handlebar in deep muddy water. After I had recovered the bike from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Rocket123
Regarding speed in gears, I doctored nick...

Regarding speed in gears, I doctored nick ramsey's table but for standard gearing so I knew how much it was revving during the break in period.

http://ubuntuone.com/44sowfZpRmnqwcrxbssn0E
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Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
I tend to be quite heavy handed so like to use a...

I tend to be quite heavy handed so like to use a torque wrench, but hand tight it will be.

Incidentally my exhausts were 0.25mm and 0.26mm and inlet both 0.15mm

Rocket
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
Just did my valve clearance today at 790 miles ...

Just did my valve clearance today at 790 miles

Neither inlet or exhaust were out of spec.

Thanks for Lost's post for some guidance. In fact I didn't need to remove the tank, simply unbolt and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12,422
Views: 2,390,162
Posted By Rocket123
Captain Kickstart, I see you have the slip...

Captain Kickstart,

I see you have the slip ons. How much louder is this than the stock exhaust, and did you notice any improvement in performance?

Rocket
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
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Brilliant thanks for the suggestions. I searched far...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
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The Scorpion Pro DOT knobblie seems to be available here so I'll have a look....
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Rocket123
Lost Rider, thats a very kind offer regarding the...

Lost Rider, thats a very kind offer regarding the workshop manual see pm.
I've tried a couple of uk dealers but they can't get one. HelmInc say 49 USD for the manual, 30 USD handling, and 116 USD...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Rocket123
Waded through this thread over the last week or...

Waded through this thread over the last week or so phew


I was looking for an inexpensive bike for knocking about London and always wanted an Enduro bike, but a bike with knobbly tyres just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Rocket123
The owners manual says nothing of gearbox or...

The owners manual says nothing of gearbox or final drive oil spec or how to check the levels.

Rocket
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Rocket123
Thanks for all the info, torque specs and all. ...

Thanks for all the info, torque specs and all.

Have drained gearbox and replaced with Castrol EP 80/90 as there happened to be a bottle sitting in the garage. Hope thats the right spec, if not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Rocket123
Gearbox oil

Just doing first oil change on my GS12 accidential undid this bolt thinking it was the oil drain plug-doh~!, but soon realised it was transmission oil. I lost a half a litre or so.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Rocket123
Excellent thanks Rocket

Excellent thanks

Rocket
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Rocket123
Adv windscreen install

In the process of installing the Adv Screen and winglets. Which way round does the slider stop go. On the upperside limiting vertical travel and reducing the tilt or should it be upside down allowing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,235
Posted By Rocket123
...the TT bars weight 3.6kg (7lbs 13oz). I...

...the TT bars weight 3.6kg (7lbs 13oz). I weighed them before fitting.

http://www.apqn23.dsl.pipex.com/data/bars.jpg

Rocket
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By Rocket123
I have the latest version which has a securing...

I have the latest version which has a securing pin and metal plate on the top box see:

http://www.apqn23.dsl.pipex.com/data/DSC00004.jpg

http://www.apqn23.dsl.pipex.com/data/DSC00003.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Rocket123
......my 07 UK spec doesn't have this. Tried to...

......my 07 UK spec doesn't have this. Tried to get dealer to upgrade, said factory only option requiring new wiring loom. Do you also get the other computer functions (average mpg etc) with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 337,263
Posted By Rocket123
I'm grateful that this thread has been kept...

I'm grateful that this thread has been kept alive, as after a few hours of reading the latter part of this extensive and very informative thread, I have turned myself from Integral-ABS ignoramus to...
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