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Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
headlight clampy thing failure!

Model: (xCountry)
Year:2007
ABS:ya man
Mileage at time of issue:30.5k
Date of occurrence:
Modifications (if any):

Description of Failure(s): Clamp thing that holds headlight bulb to the back...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
Short answer: No The gunk is obstructing the...

Short answer: No

The gunk is obstructing the source of air for idling...the gunk needs to be removed. I cant see cleaners being effective as the gunk is before the fuel injector. Only fix is to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
I have read on other websites that dirty brake...

I have read on other websites that dirty brake pistons can cause uneven pad wear and/or uneven pad to rotor mating...leading to pulsing. This sounds like it could make sense for my situation if one...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
Question I have the same problem with my bike. I don't...

I have the same problem with my bike. I don't think its a warped rotor causing the problem. They replaced my rotor and put new pads. With new pads braking is smooth (so dealer thinks they fixed...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
If the reset made it worse then I'd think your...

If the reset made it worse then I'd think your actuator is gunked up (the reset would have mashed the actuator valve deeper into the gunk). It's only two little screws and you can pull the actuator...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
I also had a warped front rotor (replaced under...

I also had a warped front rotor (replaced under warranty around 5000km)... but now i realize that it is not the rotor as the problem returned shortly after I put on new brake pads. Seems whenever my...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Muckpee
The original tank for the X-series IS finished.....

The original tank for the X-series IS finished.. it's just not economical to produce due to low numbers. To increase the price significantly would simply put it in the same category as the aluminum...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Muckpee
Question F650GS or F800GS in Edmonton, AB ? ?? ?

Hello, Im building a bike accessory and would like to test fit it to a f650gs or f800gs. Does anybody know anyone with one of these bikes in or around Edmonton, AB (Canada)? Im also looking for a ktm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
The stalling and rough running in my case was...

The stalling and rough running in my case was caused by a gunky idle actuator. Dont think fuel additive/cleaner would help at all in this case as the idle actuator is upstream from the fuel injector....
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
I run a paper filter. Think most of the gunk is...

I run a paper filter. Think most of the gunk is just dirt but also could be oil vapors (mixed with dirt) from the crankcase vent hose that also goes into the airbox. There are two chunks of coarse...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
Do you know if the dealer cleaned your throttle...

Do you know if the dealer cleaned your throttle body? Could be gunk in the lower idle actuator tube causing restriction? You could also try holding the throttle wide open, turning the key on, then...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
UPDATE::::::: Ok I completely took off my...

UPDATE:::::::

Ok I completely took off my airbox and throttle body. Turns out this is extremely easy to do and requires no special tools. I then cleaned the throttle body and idle actuator. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
*** pictures here ...

*** pictures here
http://picasaweb.google.com/mmik3p/G650XIdleActuator?feat=directlink

Ok so I've been reading about the idle actuator and there seems to be alot of evidence on the web that this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
My 07 xcountry (29000km) used to start 100% with...

My 07 xcountry (29000km) used to start 100% with a quick touch of the button.. now i've noticed it starts but then will often stall a couple times. When it's idling cold and i give it a little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,797
Views: 1,032,631
Posted By Muckpee
My replacement also came without a pin but it...

My replacement also came without a pin but it installed it anyways and it hasnt caused any problems so far. When I put mine back on i left piece #17 off and also a big bulky adapter piece (not shown...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 49,831
Posted By Muckpee
Great how to, I will be using it in the future!...

Great how to, I will be using it in the future! The BMW techs at my dealer should read this.. they installed my chain but didn't think using the last two xrings were a big deal..
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
Happy to report, my dealer has since replaced the...

Happy to report, my dealer has since replaced the complete wiring harness and I have put 1000 km's on the bike the first weekend back with zero problems! turns out there were about 6 wires that were...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 126,020
Posted By Muckpee
Model: (xCountry) Year:2007 ABS:yes ...

Model: (xCountry)
Year:2007
ABS:yes

Mileage at time of issue:5000km
Date of occurrence:summer 2008
Modifications (if any): none
Description of Failure(s) warped front rotor
Resolution (if...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Everybody should have recieved their refunds,...

Everybody should have recieved their refunds, this is just a reminder that you have to login to paypal and accept the funds to finalize the refund

Hope you're all having a great start to the...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Refunds

Hey Everyone, hope you are all having a good start to your season.. even without the tank. In regards to the payments, we have refunded the full 150$CAD per tank PLUS the paypal fees that are charged...
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
$300CAD was worked out for selling a large...

$300CAD was worked out for selling a large initial amount of tanks, as many people were already in line for one. After the rush, there is a chance the price will change but this depends on exactly...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By Muckpee
Question Bike Rack integrated with 10L of fuel???

I know there are similarly shaped fuel tanks such as the Kolpin but does anybody know of any tanks integrated right into a bike rack? The bottom is a vague concept I thought might be interesting. 10L...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
That is correct. We will also have fast shipping...

That is correct. We will also have fast shipping options available for those leaving on trips right away. Not to mention the tanks will originate from within the United States so you don't have to...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Thanks for all the concerns and comments and...

Thanks for all the concerns and comments and pre-orders! As far as getting the tank before March 31, unfortunately I don’t think it will happen. Below is an image that shows how far the tank will...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Just a quick note, www.xrange.ca...

Just a quick note, www.xrange.ca (http://www.xrange.ca) has an updated image gallery and 3d interactive model showing the new bracket... I'm behind on my posting:mully
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Hi Everyone, I've been busy rattling my brain for...

Hi Everyone, I've been busy rattling my brain for ways of making the tank more rack and luggage compatible. There’s now a second, very simple and unobtrusive bracket on the front of the tank as well....
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Hey Everybody! hope you all have had a great...

Hey Everybody! hope you all have had a great Christmas season and a happy new years. We've revamped the website (http://www.xrange.ca), it now has an email subscribing feature that will automatically...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
The tank will come with no less than what I have...

The tank will come with no less than what I have used for my tank over the past two years; HD Black fuel hose and a beefy clamp to match.
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
There is a small opening in the bmw plastic right...

There is a small opening in the bmw plastic right infront of where the fuel barb will be. This is where the fuel hose his intended to be plumbed though so its mostly protected by the inner fender. If...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Thumb An interactive 3d model in the media section of...

An interactive 3d model in the media section of the website was just added. You can click to see the different views and you can also use your mouse buttons to free rotate the model...enjoy!
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
My brother had to work all night but the website...

My brother had to work all night but the website is up!! :lift

There's some info and pictures for you to feast on for now but expect the site to be continuously updated. More pictures and better...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
The product will come with a high quality cap,...

The product will come with a high quality cap, that you can be sure. Im aiming for very compatible threads in the event a person wishes to buy a different cap afterwards. So far, the most compatible...
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Thumb Hope everyone is enjoying December and getting...

Hope everyone is enjoying December and getting ready for the good ol'holidays! It’s currently blizzarding here in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
:hide Everything is still going ahead. I...

:hide

Everything is still going ahead. I have started working on my masters in engineering so I have not been able to put much time into the tank. This is why I have enlisted the help of my...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Does anybody know if the 2009 XCountry still uses...

Does anybody know if the 2009 XCountry still uses M6 bolts for the rear grab bars. I took a look at one and the heads of the screws atleast were larger.

RobbieO: I like what you've done with your...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
No big updates just yet, I'm still waiting for...

No big updates just yet, I'm still waiting for some quotes from various companies. As for rack compatibility, I cant quite guarantee the various racks will fit although the front mounting point for...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Tank is not dead!

Hey Everybody, hope everyone is enjoying the riding season. I recently got back from an 8 day trip to southern B.C. where it rained everday... tank worked perfect though!

With regards to the...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Hello Everyone:hide , I'm back in Edmonton. I was...

Hello Everyone:hide , I'm back in Edmonton. I was up north much much much longer than i had expected. Sorry for the lack of communication, i know how horrible waiting is. As for the tank, I am trying...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
Hi everyone, the design is done and I'm in the...

Hi everyone, the design is done and I'm in the process of getting the tank rapidly prototyped. Hopefully I'll have one in my hands by Friday or early next week. Upon successful boltation to a BMW...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,775
Posted By Muckpee
X R A N G E 6 5 0

I though you guys might want to see what the manufactured tank is going to resemble. I'm just about finished the model, just have to add the top mounts and it will be complete. Then I'm going to get...
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