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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:55 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
The F650 lowering is different to the GS, it may...

The F650 lowering is different to the GS, it may have a kouba link fitted, but if he does not measure shock and link he will never know the answers
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:48 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
Start with looking at the idle actuator, if you...

Start with looking at the idle actuator, if you have a GS911 look for faults but actuator problems dont often generate faults but the symptoms are classic actuator
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
Posted By WayneC1
I am still utterly mystified at the reports of...

I am still utterly mystified at the reports of instability at high speed on the G Series when my F has been stable, even with Vario Panniers on it
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15,459
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Posted By WayneC1
The dog bones are the same GS and Dakar, the...

The dog bones are the same GS and Dakar, the shocks are different in length

As for the forks, sorry you were not clear on whether they were slid up in the yokes
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:35 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
You need to confirm whether it is user or factory...

You need to confirm whether it is user or factory lowered. are the forks slid up in the Yokes ?

On the rear it is likely the GS shock fitted, again you will need to look closely at the parts....
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:31 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
My experiments with the Heidi K60 front indicated...

My experiments with the Heidi K60 front indicated it was not possible to run it at less than 20 psi without it spinning on the rim. It is a real loose fit where the Conti TKC happily ran down to 15...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15,459
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Posted By WayneC1
Dansin, As a matter of interest what was the...

Dansin, As a matter of interest what was the make/model of the front tyre ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
Posted By WayneC1
While we are all only human and stuff ups will...

While we are all only human and stuff ups will happen, the normal for a Dealership down on techs would be to contact those booked in and reschedule,
if people were travelling long distances then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:22 PM
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Views: 681,295
Posted By WayneC1
All up it raises interesting questions which are...

All up it raises interesting questions which are perhaps worth clarifying, the parts fiche would probably provide answers
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 681,295
Posted By WayneC1
Those 08 forks would eliminate the need for...

Those 08 forks would eliminate the need for shortening (890mm is the same as the GS) and at 270mm travel may be a good solution fo the GS

Details on the 08 WR yokes would be worth checking, the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
Posted By WayneC1
Yes, that is the filter for a twin and the price...

Yes, that is the filter for a twin and the price is rather high, it is clearly a K & P (http://kandpoilfilters.com/) Filter which is what Scotts rebadge and RRP for the 650GS...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:56 AM
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Posted By WayneC1
I will refrain from rubbing it in :evil The...

I will refrain from rubbing it in :evil

The OD is a little smaller than bearing OD from memory as you can move it side to side a mm or so but I never measured it
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 128,431
Posted By WayneC1
There is a big difference between how the bike...

There is a big difference between how the bike and car divisions operate, with the bikes they only offer the harness side connectors pre terminated with some lengths of wire. Over at the car division...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,092
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Posted By WayneC1
Have added info on the hot start fix into my web...

Have added info on the hot start fix into my web site as it still crops up from time to time, had been meaning to do it for a while

Good the Dealer has agreed to do it after the cut off time...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 175,968
Posted By WayneC1
Here is another failure from EBay Germany ...

Here is another failure from EBay Germany

http://www.ebay.de/itm/191339186080?redirect=mobile</pre>
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 64,420
Posted By WayneC1
Here is another for sale on EBay DE ...

Here is another for sale on EBay DE

http://www.ebay.de/itm/191339186080?redirect=mobile

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Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15,459
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Posted By WayneC1
That one looks good but at 10mm a little big in...

That one looks good but at 10mm a little big in diameter, I saw another at 7 mm, should have book marked it

http://www.amazon.com/Flexible-Inspection-Microscope-Endoscope-Borescope/dp/B007ROP3FO
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 10:09 PM
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Views: 930,243
Posted By WayneC1
We had a person drown a brand new 1200GS into a...

We had a person drown a brand new 1200GS into a pond on one trip, it went down over 6 feet under the surface, we nicknamed him Captain Submarine

No one would go into the water to retrieve it as it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 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 09-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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 09-18-2014, 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 09-18-2014, 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 09-18-2014, 06:39 AM
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Views: 930,243
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 09-18-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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 09-18-2014, 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 09-18-2014, 03:59 AM
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Views: 1,802,886
Posted By WayneC1
Answers below

Answers below
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:08 PM
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Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 7,092
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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
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 2
Views: 238
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
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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
Replies: 7,092
Views: 930,243
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
Replies: 15,459
Views: 1,802,886
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
Replies: 7,092
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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...
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