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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,741
Posted By Notnewchevy
Great build up.

What an amazing find and rebuild. Thanks for sharing. What a great thumper. Not your typical thumper that is for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
I've been running an iridium plug for a while now...

I've been running an iridium plug for a while now and runs like a top. Po had a champion in it I think and it was sluggish to start now it just snaps to running.
Also installed a kn air filter had...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Bar risers will help a great deal in being able...

Bar risers will help a great deal in being able to stand but I found was not a help in getting my knees tucked in. I have installed a foot peg relocation kit but as yet I have not been able to ride....
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
I have stock bars and cables with rox riser and...

I have stock bars and cables with rox riser and needed to adjust the routing of the throttle cable. I didn't take it off just clipped a zip tie here and there and added one or two so it didn't get...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,320
Posted By Notnewchevy
Thanks everyone for the info. I decided to go...

Thanks everyone for the info. I decided to go with a similar size but as it turns out I bought a kenda k270 in 5.10/17 and it is small small small. My buddy bought a heideneau k60 in 130/80-17 which...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,320
Posted By Notnewchevy
Tires, go oversize or not

I am pretty sure this has been covered but...
Is there any reason to use, lets say a 140/80-17 instead of the stock 130/80. Good bad or indifferent. I guess I want to do it for looks and maybe even...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Merry Christmas and a happy new year!!!

Hope everyone has a great Christmas and has plenty to eat. Thank you to one and all for the information about the great bikes we own. :clap
CHEERS:beer
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
bike looks great. mileage looks great. price is a...

bike looks great. mileage looks great. price is a bit high. Its craiglist find out what the bottom line is and go from there. Way cheaper n the long run than a new one. less farkles to buy. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Glad you got the bike running right. you could be...

Glad you got the bike running right. you could be lucky you didn't bang the piston into the valve while having the gear miss aligned. Also sure hope you keep your coolant hoses on now and forever....
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
[QUOTE=Nesbocaj;22537859]http://i143.photobucket.c...

[QUOTE=Nesbocaj;22537859]http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r155/nesbocaj/dAKAR%20hEAD%20gASKET/BMW101of1.jpg

Popped off the valve cover, that cleaned up nicely
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
If the water pump wasn't turning and the system...

If the water pump wasn't turning and the system heats up to a point of over heating/over pressurizing. The first thing that should happen is blow the pressure out the cap not blow off a hose....
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
hose blow off

Very interested in what you find out once you get it apart as my buddy is dealing with this issue also. He is not a mechanic and is not up to the job. So we have been putting it off with no riding...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,503
Views: 702,366
Posted By Notnewchevy
GPR exhaust

I put a GPR tri oval on my 03 dakar and absolutly love the sound it makes. It is kind of loud but that is what i was looking for something louder lighter and better. Got it that in the GPR. Running...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 244,909
Posted By Notnewchevy
bad to the ....

Great intertainment for those of us who only hope to someday have an epic adventure. Thanks rtwdoug. Very insperational!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
blown hoses

Great to hear that you have not blown a hose lately. :clap:evil Please keep me/ us posted on this matter it just might save me the trouble of doing a headgasket.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
blown hoses

Thanks for the reply. I will tell my buddy to hold off on the headgasket for a while. We are all most into winter now and him holding off won't hurt a thing. looking forward to the ride report. Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
coolant hose blow off.

So sad to hear of another one. My buddy has an 03 gs. His long hose keeps blowing off. Has happened at least three times. We have replaced Rad cap, thermostat, hose clamps, water pump, even replaced...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 600,288
Posted By Notnewchevy
Good luck looking forward to build report and...

Good luck looking forward to build report and pics. Sure hope it turns out awesome. :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,503
Views: 702,366
Posted By Notnewchevy
sounds like they know exactly what they are...

sounds like they know exactly what they are doing. Really instills a great amount of confidence in our one and only bmw authorized dealer.


Cipi that sounds like a great idea fly/stay/ride....
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 488,456
Posted By Notnewchevy
here's mine

http://http://notnewchevy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bmw-f650-dakar/i-2D6tD74/0/L/DSC_6100-L.jpg

2003 owned it for 4 years and have done quite a bit of work. PO never added a part not one. I can see...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
sprocket/case saver

I would be very interested. Being able to change the oil and still leave some of the bike together would be great also love the idea of the oil drip line in the carbon case saver. Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5,503
Views: 702,366
Posted By Notnewchevy
That is because you have to deal with TMS they...

That is because you have to deal with TMS they will always have a puzzled look on their faces when it comes to fixing bikes. My guess would be a bad Batt connection. Loosen them up move them around...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Notnewchevy
Hey Larryboy Thanks for the tip on the adapter....

Hey Larryboy Thanks for the tip on the adapter. Hooking up the cooling system pressure tester was the first thing I tried and of course it didn't fit. Ordered the adapter and will give try it out as...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Man that looks great and its so clean. With the...

Man that looks great and its so clean. With the high bars and risers did you have any wire or cable issues. Sure looks like a fun trail your on.Lets ride
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Notnewchevy
hey Rutabaga (like the name) I'll have to try and...

hey Rutabaga (like the name) I'll have to try and check those temps also figure out how awful it has or hasn't been running. I am kind of at a loss with this ting. Taking care of kids and living life...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Notnewchevy
thanks for reply Doc so the oil was...

thanks for reply Doc
so the oil was contaminated before seal change (weep hole was not leaking) changed seals hoping that would fix overeheating it did not. There is still coolant in oil. could that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Notnewchevy
2003 bmw f650gs leakdown test/headgasket/overheating

My buddy is having issues with overheating. We have tried lots of things and now he is at the end. Replaced the waterpump (all parts). He tried to replace the thermostat but ended up breaking the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
headgasket

[QUOTE=Gravel Seeker;21626787]Don't get me wrong - I hope for your sake it's not the headgasket (having replaced 3 myself) :deal


] Hey Gravel seeker. 3 head gaskets on the same bike? What was...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,617
Posted By Notnewchevy
My new Nolan

Just recieved mine on Saturday. Bought from Revzilla as they were the close to the cheapest and they ship free to AK. Big plus around here. Just a few short rides so far but love how quiet it is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,503
Views: 702,366
Posted By Notnewchevy
So I have an older Dakar and wanted to have...

So I have an older Dakar and wanted to have better mud protection. I was tired of getting mud on the face shield. I removed the stock fender and replaced it with a UFO universal. A little bit of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,424
Posted By Notnewchevy
Great Ride report

:clapThanks for the rr. I can't get over all the pics. Up here in Ak we don't get a lot of desert riding it looks like fun. Some day I would love love love to ride through. Thanks again for all...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,385
Posted By Notnewchevy
my squeak is gone!

Looking at my boots I thought the squeak came from the hinge area. Which is rubber on rubber or what ever that material is. So thought about it for awhile and came up with my fix. Automotive belt...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Thumb exhaust and airbox changes

Thanks for the replies. It is helpful to know that cutting the air box is not going to make enough of a difference to do it. I do have the K/N air filter with the foam block in. I am looking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
exhaust and airbox changes

I don't post very often but sure spend alot of time reading about all the bikes on this thread. What a great way to spend my winter months thinking about riding and improving my Dakar.
I do have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 41,769
Posted By Notnewchevy
On the Yukon river

we made it to Eagle Alaska on a hot and sunny day YAHOO
a href="http://notnewchevy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bmw-f650-dakar/25344886_WbQXD2#!i=2084150748&k=nqjRnFn&lb=1&s=A" title="Photo & Video...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
Bout time I posted a photo

Here it is...<a href="http://notnewchevy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/bmw-f650-dakar/25344886_WbQXD2#!i=2084150748&k=nqjRnFn&lb=1&s=A" title="Photo & Video Sharing by SmugMug"><img...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Notnewchevy
sidi adventure rain squeak!

So imo I have fixed my squeaky boots. Like eveyone says the squeak drove me NUTS. Needed to find a solution. And after trying a few things I came up with a great solution. One application later it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13,459
Views: 1,555,248
Posted By Notnewchevy
front fender extender

Hey kenny
So I had the same issue with an 03 dakar with the front extender. It was no help, lots of mud all the way up to my face shield. With nothing better to do this past winter I mounted a UFO...
Forum: Alaska 07-01-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Notnewchevy
Dawson camping

Hey all you D2Der's
Headed up to Dawson in a couple of weeks and was wondering where we should stay? Would like to camp if there is any nice campgrounds in the Dawson area. What is the name and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,378
Posted By Notnewchevy
Great trip report

Thanks for the entertaining trip report can't wait to read about D2D. Going to ride up that way in late July. Could use some bits of info. Like good side trips out of Dawson. Camp in Dawson or...
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