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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Most of the time it is the wiring loom that runs...

Most of the time it is the wiring loom that runs along the frame on the right hand side. I have put some spiral wrap around the loom to protect it from rubbing on the frame.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
:clap Ooh that's nice ! Wish I didn't have a...

:clap Ooh that's nice ! Wish I didn't have a lot of other things on my "to buy" list.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Engine number is on the left hand side of the...

Engine number is on the left hand side of the engine somewhat below the gear lever if I recall right.

I also have the "schaltplan" in what at times looks like there might be colour in it but it's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
I'm using the Heidenau tubes as well as their...

I'm using the Heidenau tubes as well as their tyres. Can't fault them.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Hi Matt, It's all here: ...

Hi Matt, It's all here:

http://www.michaelbense.de/g650x/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3229&start=45#p26285

In German but the images explain it more or less.
I might do a translation if there's...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 65,699
Posted By Dutchgit
WE WANT MORE ! WE WANT MORE ! :clap Time to...

WE WANT MORE ! WE WANT MORE ! :clap

Time to get back on the Bike Lyndon !

Cheers, Ard
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Please note that the bolt points for the...

Please note that the bolt points for the grabhandles at the rear of the frame have a different angle front and rear so this could prove to be problematic if you want to use these.

Cheers, Ard
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
A lot of people seem to favour the TKC 80 on the...

A lot of people seem to favour the TKC 80 on the front wheel.
I had some funny wear on the front with that possibly due to heavy breaking. I find the Heidenau a little less good off-road but a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
How are you going to weld it when it breaks ?...

How are you going to weld it when it breaks ? :lol3

Seriously, How much will you be loading on it and how will you attach it to the bike ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 12:01 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
No problem mate, Glad to be able to pass on the...

No problem mate, Glad to be able to pass on the knowledge I was given !

Ta, Ard
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
I wish I had them and a need for them at the...

I wish I had them and a need for them at the moment...
Used a big rolbag on top and strapped my tent and sleeping mat to the left side and my little yellow toolbox on the right.
I've got the whole...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Here's view of the X rack with the sides mounted...

Here's view of the X rack with the sides mounted so you can judge more or less what space you've got.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v614/ard60/The%20Bike%20section/P8310050_zpsc27c5ad2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 05:30 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
You could stick a neopreen sock over it.

You could stick a neopreen sock over it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
I just looked at the Puig website and I'm pretty...

I just looked at the Puig website and I'm pretty sure it's this : http://www.puig.tv/tuning-bikes/windshield-naked/c171en/f199-r20/
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Mitas 09 springs to mind. The Heidenau K60 is...

Mitas 09 springs to mind. The Heidenau K60 is very good too but pretty useless when it gets wet/slippery/mud.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Mine is resting against the indicators and yes...

Mine is resting against the indicators and yes there's quite a gap and yes I had a glare from the light. I've put some black tape on the top side of the lense and everything is hanky dory ! Yes it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Not yet I think but that wouldn't cause it to...

Not yet I think but that wouldn't cause it to stall I think. Could be part of the problem though.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 01:26 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
If it has done 38.000 miles or such without what...

If it has done 38.000 miles or such without what seems any form of maintenance I'd take it apart to see what's what and check the valves.
You'll need to fix that waterpump anyway. (Use the OEM kit...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Ah yes ! Very good advise there ! I've put some...

Ah yes ! Very good advise there ! I've put some spiral wrap around the loom on mine before it had a chance to start wearing.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
It's a Puig screen. Not sure which exact model...

It's a Puig screen. Not sure which exact model though. It's a universal fit one. With mine it's only held on by the bolts of the headlight.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 01:56 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Check the battery connections and the earth which...

Check the battery connections and the earth which is behind the rectifier on the right side of the cilinder.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
I thought they came with the bushings but I got a...

I thought they came with the bushings but I got a used one off a mate.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Yeah that's the one piece one. Take out the steel...

Yeah that's the one piece one. Take out the steel bushings (just press them out) and take a hacksaw down the middle to pass the chain through.

I think the piece of ally was 5 mm thick. If you'd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
I need to make a proper one somewhere in the next...

I need to make a proper one somewhere in the next few weeks and I could have it copied if my mate has time.

I made one out of a strip of ally with a few holes drilled in that. Not very elegant but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
You might try and pull the 15 amp fuse under the...

You might try and pull the 15 amp fuse under the seat at the rear of the bike and leave that out for an hour or so.


Meanwhile, I was out as the weather is so nice here :clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Hi Phil, My X-tank is only 6.5 Litre but Erik...

Hi Phil, My X-tank is only 6.5 Litre but Erik makes them a bit bigger as well and I think you've got 19 Litres in total with the bigger one.
I'm around the 26 km/l mark on average. I think I got 28...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
No the drive is on the same side as it is...

No the drive is on the same side as it is basically the same engine, only the head is different.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
You might want to unhook the battery for an hour...

You might want to unhook the battery for an hour or so and then only start when the check light sequence has been done by the bike. If it doesn't start and run by itself there is something wrong. It...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7,438
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Posted By Dutchgit
Cheers ! The BMW F650 GS (Single cilinder...

Cheers !

The BMW F650 GS (Single cilinder one) wheels are a straight fit to the Husky TR 650 using the same 17mm axle so they wouldn't fit the X bikes without major work if possible at all.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Depending on what bike bike comes available at a...

Depending on what bike bike comes available at a good price you could always fit the XCountry plastics and seat to the XChallenge.
I agree with Erik, The Country is best for two up and indeed with a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
No other makes will fit without any other work...

No other makes will fit without any other work needed I believe.
You could try these people: http://www.central-wheel.co.uk/price_lists/price_lists.html


Cheers, Ard
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7,438
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Posted By Dutchgit
I've never tried to reset anything on our bikes....

I've never tried to reset anything on our bikes. Once the battery has been disconnected for a while the bike might (try to) stall at the second turn from my house with the engine still cold but it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7,438
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Posted By Dutchgit
Clean the idle valve. This sorts most of the...

Clean the idle valve. This sorts most of the trouble on the BMW EFI bikes. Also swap the plugs and filter and maybe do an oil and oil filter change while you're on it. That way you know what and when...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Of course we were out there today ! :D ...

Of course we were out there today ! :D

Nobody else riding by the look of it.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v614/ard60/The%20Bike%20section/P1020002_zpsd43849f7.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Rip off or not, there are only so many design...

Rip off or not, there are only so many design that function. About any car has 4 wheels, there's a good reason for that, it's the same with bags because having the opening on the bottom could come...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
SNOW !! :clap ...

SNOW !! :clap

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v614/ard60/The%20Bike%20section/PC270003_zps8fa3d43e.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 12:52 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Looks good. Any more pics of them on the bike ?...

Looks good. Any more pics of them on the bike ? (other than on your blog)

Cheers, Ard
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Merry christmas ! Now get out there and ride...

Merry christmas !

Now get out there and ride !
We've just come home again.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,492
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Posted By Dutchgit
Yeah it was nice. Finally some dry roads and...

Yeah it was nice. Finally some dry roads and fighting against the winds made it all the better. Proper riding even it was only on sealed roads.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Dutchgit
Pretty windy out there today but it was nice to...

Pretty windy out there today but it was nice to ride.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v614/ard60/DSC_0100_zps8xceuwoo.jpg
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