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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:42 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Just a thought, perhaps the little cameras...

Just a thought, perhaps the little cameras available now may be able to see if the insulator is cracked

The info I found in old TSB's may also explain some shift problems, put it on line...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:42 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
I have thought of a question, can you see the...

I have thought of a question, can you see the insulating washer at the end of the switch hole. I would assume shining a light down the hole would be needed. The early bakelite washer would look brown...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:46 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Well, the sticky Ist/Neutral can be the way the...

Well, the sticky Ist/Neutral can be the way the clutch is designed, I have info on that on the web site (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/ClutchRepair.html), they redesigned a part for the dual...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:11 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Big burly Norwegians being brutal :rofl:rofl:rofl

Big burly Norwegians being brutal :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:39 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Even more interesting and amusing is the first...

Even more interesting and amusing is the first batch of Dakars to hit Oz were with us on a BMW organised ride, we stopped overnight at the highest point in Oz and a cold change and snow storm hit...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:25 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
The leave vehicle idling to recalibrate devices...

The leave vehicle idling to recalibrate devices procedure is common on modern "learning" ECU's both car and bike

The BMSC builds adaption values for the idle actuator after an actuator adaption...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:46 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
There was a PR release about it at the time and...

There was a PR release about it at the time and production of the motorcycle tyres was part of the sale agreement, when you look at Conti corporate info they say they sell motorcycle tyres not...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:59 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Answers below

Answers below
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:08 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
WindowTo keeps me corrected well and PeteHK at...

WindowTo keeps me corrected well and PeteHK at f650 is also a good one to keep me on the straight and narrow :evil

Re it working, perhaps the throttle was not fully returning and that is what...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
When fitting the new neutral switch put a dab of...

When fitting the new neutral switch put a dab of silicone on the connection, dirt build up there leaks to earth, you see it with an LED in the neutral lamp in the dash, it will glow dimly when not in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
The procedure of operating the throttle 3 times...

The procedure of operating the throttle 3 times is from the older non programmable ECU's it is not relevant to the 650GS, see post 6995...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:51 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Anyone in Sydney with the new 2014 Sertao ?,...

Anyone in Sydney with the new 2014 Sertao ?, looking for candidates to check updated GS911 software with support for the new model BMSE
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 10:40 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
Neutral switch would be a good place to start and...

Neutral switch would be a good place to start and hope it is nothing more complex
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
The start procedure and reasons for it are best...

The start procedure and reasons for it are best described by Bikeboy (http://www.bikeboy.org/f650start.html) who is a BMW trained tech

Re reset of adaptions, disconnecting the battery does not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 916,456
Posted By WayneC1
While others have in the past disagreed with me,...

While others have in the past disagreed with me, my impression is that there have not been the volume of water pump failures in the G Series the way some F Series were afflicted with the repeated...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
The numbers after ABS are likely to be a fault...

The numbers after ABS are likely to be a fault code number, if anyone sees it note the numbers, I have all the fault codes for ABS on line and further info I can look up to find out what it means
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
There are a couple of known faults which occur on...

There are a couple of known faults which occur on the dash assembly, resolving them is not always for the feint hearted.
I have repaired both single and dual spark dash assemblies but I am sure...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Yes it is all the Norwegians fault :D Every...

Yes it is all the Norwegians fault :D

Every time they get unseasonable warmer weather it turns unseasonably cold and wet down here in Oz, :cry
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Noted, will update it, did wonder about accuracy...

Noted, will update it, did wonder about accuracy on the length as I did it, FYI have added a pile of info on electronic repairs as well recently
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
I vaguely recall some one else say similar but...

I vaguely recall some one else say similar but cant recall the details, I would check for mud in the sensors first
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Now you are talking commonsense, but then again...

Now you are talking commonsense, but then again we all chatter away here so who can claim having commonsense ? :evil :norton
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
No, no idea where it find another with the right...

No, no idea where it find another with the right thread, the EBay sellers dont seen to realise the thread changed either

You ae close to Aquatic and Damian_74 up there and perhaps the BMW cap...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
Yes you are not the only one who has made that...

Yes you are not the only one who has made that mistake, many at F650 thought the F650 and GS were the same thread

As for the web site, thanks, it keeps getting updated as people put up info and I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
I have put on line all the info I had collected...

I have put on line all the info I had collected on the Intiminators, you can get it on the fork upgrade (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/ForkUpgrades.html) page, the pdf has details
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 01:05 AM
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Views: 5,096
Posted By WayneC1
Good to hear, their belated decision to act does...

Good to hear, their belated decision to act does indicate a degree of no place left to run, remember your fees doubled due the pain and suffering they caused
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By WayneC1
Wicked Funny, that expression reached us down under all ...

Funny, that expression reached us down under all those years ago and yes, I remember zener diodes, we still use them today

As for why the English drink warm beer, well it is always cold outside...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
AtomicAlex from F650 did a full write up of rear...

AtomicAlex from F650 did a full write up of rear MC rebuild, it is there, on her blog and in pdf on my web site
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
No worries, the post by Gundy and your question...

No worries, the post by Gundy and your question has prompted me into adding more info the Fork Upgrade page, will have it on line later today

It has also made me realise it would be easy to work...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
There was confusion a while back re the...

There was confusion a while back re the difference between the wall thickness of the Dakar upper legs and the GS
Ricor did not help with mixing up seals in kits, the last I heard was they were...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By WayneC1
No idea, only seen the pic of the Terra, my...

No idea, only seen the pic of the Terra, my outlook though is that is what brothers are for, go and borrow the bits and scamper before they notice :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 12:45 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Thought the Terra stand may be viable

Thought the Terra stand may be viable
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
Increasing spring preload is not such a good way...

Increasing spring preload is not such a good way to go, it will detract from small bump and dirt road performance of the forks, the forks are piston rod with a single fluid path for compression and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 02:44 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Thought the same myself when I saw pics Gravel...

Thought the same myself when I saw pics Gravel Seeker
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By WayneC1
I already have a spreadsheet in alternative parts...

I already have a spreadsheet in alternative parts for the 650X guys so there is no problem adding info on the TR650 parts which fit the GS, I have already added into on wheels in mods indicating the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Ah WindowTo, your post reminded me I was going to...

Ah WindowTo, your post reminded me I was going to add your approach and some of the pics you sent over to the Oil tank page but had forgotten, all done now
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By WayneC1
Do not replace it with the same BMW part, they...

Do not replace it with the same BMW part, they are known to break and get sucked into the inlet

A replacement part has been worked out, I have the details on the web here...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
The 650GS is an earlier design, info is here...

The 650GS is an earlier design, info is here (http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/ExhaustRepair.html), it says single spark but is for all, as for a Dakar Twin, I was not aware such a model exists...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By WayneC1
Best hire a guide, you have 3 to choose from...

Best hire a guide, you have 3 to choose from round here, I know all of our rates are reasonable :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By WayneC1
These are drop bears...

These are drop bears...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
There are the two types of firmware for the...

There are the two types of firmware for the Sertao EU3 - D620, US - D630, the EU firmware always de activated the Vent Valve,
I am surprised the EU3 regulations dont require it, ah well makes it...
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