ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 90
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: lkongo
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By lkongo
I have the same problem. 150km and the lever goes...

I have the same problem. 150km and the lever goes to the bar. I have told the dealer but they have not fixed it yet.

My fix is to push the brake pistons back so that the oil escapes up and takes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,804
Posted By lkongo
steyr617; -Is the X higher, lower or the same as...

steyr617; -Is the X higher, lower or the same as stock with the wilber-shock attached ?

-Which wilber model du you have?

-Have you done something to improve the front suspension?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,232
Posted By lkongo
:ear FreeThe Beast; -Did the bike got higher...

:ear
FreeThe Beast; -Did the bike got higher than stock with the Wilbers ?


I heard the Öhlins got much higher and that's not good for my 5'8"...:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 73,402
Posted By lkongo
REMUS freeride

Yes the REMUS is loud :evil

It really feels like the machine has transformed though.

Maybe a db-killer would fit.... Has anybody tried?
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6,917
Views: 1,053,914
Posted By lkongo
Issues: -Noice from the suspension, don’t know...

Issues:
-Noice from the suspension, don’t know if it’s from the front or back. Only when the suspension works fast.

-When the motor stalls and bump-starts sometimes it doesn’t idle. If I turn...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6,917
Views: 1,053,914
Posted By lkongo
Known issues (and how to solve)

Hi!

I think it would be useful to write down known issues in the index post.

Very useful thread. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
12800km. Issues: ...

12800km.

Issues:
http://proyecto-magoo.com.ar/cgi-bin/wikimagoo.pl/G650_X_Challenge_important_stuff

Check "Issues"
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Stuck in 2:nd gear

Yesterday my XCh was stucked in 2:nd gear after some km of single track riding. Did'nt noticed anything.:eek1 Impossible to get it to 1:st or 3:rd or neutral. Had to go home 35km at a speed of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By lkongo
Looking forward to hearing your opinion! By...

Looking forward to hearing your opinion!

By the way, what's your weight? (mine is 160lbs /73kg)
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By lkongo
That's a description i can agree on. I did...

That's a description i can agree on.

I did almost the same setting that Max described and the front is very soft in the first half but I never bottom it even if I ride truough whoops and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,096
Posted By lkongo
Maybe that's why I have had difficulties in...

Maybe that's why I have had difficulties in setting/ dialing in the front. I have probably found the best setting but it does not feel really as good as I want it to.

gaspipe/scooterphx2
Du you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 100,022
Posted By lkongo
+1 I have taken my X to 180km/h on the...

+1

I have taken my X to 180km/h on the display (maybe 165-170 in reality??) with the wind from behind and no headshake. Tyres: Pirelli MT21.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,542
Posted By lkongo
front suspension

See http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533&highlight=front+suspension

72kg 85 Psi cold is my setting back
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Why are you changing the rims? (Excuse me...

Why are you changing the rims?

(Excuse me if I ask stupid questions but I'm not experienced with bikes)
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
I have no experience at all about gains from...

I have no experience at all about gains from performance exhaust and according to the data the increase in hp/ps seems to be so low that I don't think I should notice it (1-2 ps) or is that really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2007, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Good info!! Is the power gain data from a...

Good info!!

Is the power gain data from a dynorun?

Is it with the slip-on or with full system?

Do you know the torque increase in the mid-range?

Seems that the akra is the way to go...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
There was the sound of the shock -43 in the...

There was the sound of the shock -43 in the movie!!!!! Exactly like mine.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,289
Posted By lkongo
The best result I got for front setting is soften...

The best result I got for front setting is soften the rebound. Try that first and see where you find the best setting. Step 2 is working with the compression.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By lkongo
Looking forward to see if TT can make a good...

Looking forward to see if TT can make a good solution :clap !!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,283
Posted By lkongo
Thanks Crankshaft:1drink

Thanks Crankshaft:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
I ordered 2 foam filters directly from Australia,...

I ordered 2 foam filters directly from Australia, UNIFILTER.

http://www.uniflow.com.au/index.html?lmd=39364.637627

Good luck
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 05:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,283
Posted By lkongo
What is the big differences? -Power? ...

What is the big differences?

-Power?
-Suspension?
-Handling (the feeling of the weight)
-Frame
-??
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,283
Posted By lkongo
Interesting:ear The GS weight is 177kg dry...

Interesting:ear

The GS weight is 177kg dry
The X 144kg
The TE 138kg

Hmmm.. I owned a GS Dakar and the difference to the X is so big that I can't even compare them....

If the TE is to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By lkongo
Yes, I have the same on mine and it was delivered...

Yes, I have the same on mine and it was delivered in april. I think they forgot to mention it in the manual.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Nice, thanks! Wasn't the r&g platelight...

Nice, thanks!

Wasn't the r&g platelight included in the package?
(they told me it was included )
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Has anybody attached this plate-holder? ...

Has anybody attached this plate-holder?

http://www.rg-racing.com/browseBike/BMW/G650_X_Challenge/All_Years/LP0049BK.aspx

Was it easy?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
+1 Had a Dakar before the X and the...

+1

Had a Dakar before the X and the difference is so big I can't even compare them. I liked the Dakar but the X is a TOY:D
I like the seat though it gives the bike a good feel:deal when i gets...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Are you shure it's from the shock? The...

Are you shure it's from the shock?

The dealer belives so too but I have reproduced the sound once by pushing the front up and down but after that time I couldn't reproduce it again:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
It's more like a screaming noice that comes from...

It's more like a screaming noice that comes from air escaping somewhere or something similar.



The same for me and the dealer have reproduced it once but they have not solved it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Seems more like the FI is fucked up because the...

Seems more like the FI is fucked up because the throttle is not in "zero position" when it bumpstarts. (the FI gets fooled by a false position of the throttle)

But maybe you are right, I'll check...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Issues

Here is everything I noticed about the bike in 11300km which may be issues:

-Noice from the suspension, don't know if it's from the front or back. Only when the suspension works fast.

-When...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Check Touratech, I think they have it!

Check Touratech, I think they have it!
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,038,038
Posted By lkongo
Agree. I have ride the X 11300km and I have not...

Agree. I have ride the X 11300km and I have not been babying it. Also stopped counting # of drops. I have broken 2 gear levers and then some scratches but nothing that I had to replace.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By lkongo
Stalling experiences

My bike have stalled maybe 20 times in 11500km.

1 time by a battery failure that was covered by warranty.

The rest of the times because of low rpm and a few times it bump started itself. The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 100,022
Posted By lkongo
What I got explained to me is that the Rebound...

What I got explained to me is that the Rebound controls the energy in the spring.

The rebound reduces speed both upwards and downwards of the travel, that's why many riders think the Compression...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 100,022
Posted By lkongo
Good input, thanks! When you say it's...

Good input, thanks!

When you say it's specially good for sand confirms that the front has a high rebound damping??

I also think it works very well i sand/whoops to when it works relatively...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,275
Posted By lkongo
I am pretty good at skateboarding, skiing and...

I am pretty good at skateboarding, skiing and martial arts which is very much balance sports. I have also done some mountainbiking.

I started riding bikes one year ago and I am NOT good at it. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 100,022
Posted By lkongo
I asked the Swedish BMW Tech. manager about the...

I asked the Swedish BMW Tech. manager about the suspension and he said that the bikes suspension is made for a rider weighing 75kg.

Surprising in my opinion...

He also said that Öhlins has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 100,022
Posted By lkongo
Question BMW G650XChallenge FRONT SUSPENSION

Hi!

My impression of the bikes front suspension is that it's hard at stock setting. One advice I got was "soften the compresion an increase rebound"

I soften the Compression and increased...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,047
Posted By lkongo
Interesting!! What exactly did you do to...

Interesting!!

What exactly did you do to get 64hp?

Have you tested it on a dyno?
Showing results 1 to 40 of 90

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014