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Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 1,331,236
Posted By an13
21" front wheel works better in sand and gravel,...

21" front wheel works better in sand and gravel, 18" back wheel has also larger selection of tire models, especially the motocross tires with large knobs.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 99,959
Posted By an13
I have also Shiver forks where outer tube is...

I have also Shiver forks where outer tube is machined from 58mm to 57mm and they seem to work ok, wall is quite thick to begin with.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 130,002
Posted By an13
There is detent for TDC bolt: ...

There is detent for TDC bolt:
http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/TDCBoltFAQ.htm
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,891
Posted By an13
Ram Mount will hold extremely well, I have been...

Ram Mount will hold extremely well, I have been using those for GPS holders and they have survived many crashes without problems and mirrors weigh even less.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Wheel bearings can be found from Auto parts or...

Wheel bearings can be found from Auto parts or bearing store, quality SKF, FAG etc aftermarket parts, reference numbers in previous posts, remember to change seals also:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
You need to make many very large holes, as large...

You need to make many very large holes, as large and as many you can fit. For example 6 holes with 10mm diameter was not enough to prevent my gearshaft from bending, the stock lever is that hard.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Battery drain does not work that way, in practice...

Battery drain does not work that way, in practice no need to worry about amperage unless it's in the hundreds and blowing every fuse, alternator will charge battery between honks. Some air compressor...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,311
Posted By an13
Watch F650 rebuild videos from...

Watch F650 rebuild videos from http://faq.f650.com/dvd/index.htm#F650 Maintenance DVDs and make note that piston can be disconnected from connecting rod without removing cylinder head from cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
What make and model of 12v pump is so small that...

What make and model of 12v pump is so small that it can be fitted under the seat, there seems to be not that much free space?

Altough I am carrying tire irons, wheel bearings and tin of assorted...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Only special tools needed to split the engine are...

Only special tools needed to split the engine are special socket for removing right hand side frame mounting spacer and puller bolt/nut for pulling out flywheel. Camshaft locking bolt is easy to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 1,331,236
Posted By an13
Big bash plate, for example Scheffelmeier...

Big bash plate, for example Scheffelmeier http://www.bashplates.de/BMW-G-650-Xchallenge-Xcountry:::1.html and good handlebar/lever/knuckle protectors for example Barkbusters is all that is actually...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Original Throttle Rocker. Currently there seems...

Original Throttle Rocker. Currently there seems multiple copies of original design available.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,891
Posted By an13
Replace Touratech 20mm riser bolts with stainless...

Replace Touratech 20mm riser bolts with stainless steel "hardware/bolt store" ones, they tend to rust and bend very easily.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
I have 12 cell Antigravity and at least it works...

I have 12 cell Antigravity and at least it works great. No more hot start issues, 13.2 volt idle voltage is nice, plenty of voltage for ecu to start even when warm and hard start situation.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
If by bad weather you mean lack of rain/wind...

If by bad weather you mean lack of rain/wind protector, these Parabrisas guys in Argentina have made great and affordable Dakar style screen for it,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By an13
RepROM does not have wiring diagrams.

RepROM does not have wiring diagrams.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,010
Posted By an13
Turn signal relay is integrated inside...

Turn signal relay is integrated inside speedometer, not interchangeable, you probably need resistors.
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 906,222
Posted By an13
What is the weight of these M61, M62 and M64...

What is the weight of these M61, M62 and M64 lights? They look quite sturdy but are they heavy?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 1,331,236
Posted By an13
Easy way is to send original seat plate to...

Easy way is to send original seat plate to Jungbluth Sitzbänke in Germany, they know how to make it comfortable, yet good for off road.
http://www.motorrad-sitzbaenke.de/
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 130,002
Posted By an13
I have had the "not starting while hot" on...

I have had the "not starting while hot" on several random occasions, usually after very short fueling or throwing-the-water stops. Drained my battery on starting attempts because didn't wait long...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By an13
Factory coolant is blue. BMW 81229407454 or...

Factory coolant is blue. BMW 81229407454 or similar like Febi 01089 long life
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,975
Posted By an13
Dynojet Powercommander V gets RPM signal from...

Dynojet Powercommander V gets RPM signal from crank sensor wire, located behind rectifier. Don't know does it do some conversions for signal, but it's available. See...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By an13
I have lost front sprocket bolt and washer. Funny...

I have lost front sprocket bolt and washer. Funny and scary thing was that I noticed this back on my garage when oiling the chain to be ready for next trip. No idea when the bolt had fallen and how...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Mine stuck to 4th after left side getoff. I was...

Mine stuck to 4th after left side getoff. I was able to kick it to 3rd and back to 4th, but nothing more. After splitting the engine I discovered that shaft was only slightly bent, maybe few...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By an13
You should also ask, what can G650 do, that KTM...

You should also ask, what can G650 do, that KTM 690 does not? 690 is lighter and has more power and has better suspension. Whatever the answer is, think if these properties should be prioritized over...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,143
Posted By an13
Check out the excellent Locus map software, it...

Check out the excellent Locus map software, it can handle multiple online map sources and download them for offline use.
http://www.appbrain.com/app/locus-free/menion.android.locus
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,536
Posted By an13
Any Powercommander owner had a chance to run bike...

Any Powercommander owner had a chance to run bike in a Dyno with full throttle? Curious that Powercommander web site does not show any Dyno charts. Would be very informational to see the real...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,975
Posted By an13
My bike had a get off on the left side and bent...

My bike had a get off on the left side and bent the shaft, only few millimeters, but gears would not change, it was stuck on 4th. I needed to split the engine, where only hard part was getting engine...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
Might not be the cause, but check the diagnosis...

Might not be the cause, but check the diagnosis plug cable for wear anyway, it's on the right side of airbox. Mine had rubbed to someplace on the frame and bare wires were showing.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,854
Posted By an13
I would like to see some tests about how well...

I would like to see some tests about how well these new Lithium batteries handle vibrations.

When riding on dirt over bumps and rough terrain, how will Chinese electronics inside the battery cope...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6,911
Views: 1,053,207
Posted By an13
If you drive mainly offroad, check availablity of...

If you drive mainly offroad, check availablity of Mitas C-02 rear and C-21 front tyres. They are superb for offroad driving and can manage some careful highway.

Rear tyre has nearly 20mm of stud...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By an13
Try also to contact Jungbluth Sitzbänke in...

Try also to contact Jungbluth Sitzbänke in Germany http://www.motorrad-sitzbaenke.de/

They make great custom seats for decent price.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,891
Posted By an13
Contact Jungbluth Sitzbänke in Germany...

Contact Jungbluth Sitzbänke in Germany http://www.motorrad-sitzbaenke.de/
They make great custom seats, even for G650X. I bought second hand seat made by them and it's great improvement over stock.
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