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Old 09-14-2008, 08:52 PM   #826
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Built by Kymco, one of the worlds largest manufacturers of scooters...bullet proof I tells ya!!
Not only that, but the engine will be making an appearance in all kinds of motorized transport over the next 6 months, with a new, wild assortment of metallurgies!

Yeah I know it's Taiwan, but these outsourced designs tend to develop a migratory pattern. Look for the NEW LIFANG 450X any day now!

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Old 09-15-2008, 12:31 AM   #827
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how is this bad boy broken in? ride it like you stole it or not? how much time do you let it warm up, or just start it and go? i seem to get a different answer from everyone......
Take it easy for the first two hours, let it warm it, don't thrash it from cold. There's a 2 hour break-in service (oil & filter, not sure what else yet). The UK offroad school guys said they could feel the engines loosen up as each hour went by. The I rode had about 6-7 hours on the clock & felt good.
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Old 09-15-2008, 01:16 AM   #828
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Not only that, but the engine will be making an appearance in all kinds of motorized transport over the next 6 months, with a new, wild assortment of metallurgies!

Yeah I know it's Taiwan, but these outsourced designs tend to develop a migratory pattern. Look for the NEW LIFANG 450X any day now!

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If the engine was built in China then it would be copied and end up in there bikes.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:36 AM   #829
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Laugh thanks, possu

are you a dealer in the uk?
my buddy owns a dakar and he rides it from cold. on my xr i ride it from cold as well. i know some people and bikes like to be warm first.
a 2 hour service! i'm not used to that, but i like to service my bike. i spend lots more time servicing then riding and don't mind. at least i am taking care of my lover.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:50 AM   #830
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are you a dealer in the uk?
my buddy owns a dakar and he rides it from cold. on my xr i ride it from cold as well. i know some people and bikes like to be warm first.
a 2 hour service! i'm not used to that, but i like to service my bike. i spend lots more time servicing then riding and don't mind. at least i am taking care of my lover.
Salesman @ North Oxford Garage (www.oxfordbmwbikes.co.uk).

You can ride anything from cold, just don't rev it hard until the engines got some heat in to it. I normally let my bikes idle for 10 seconds while I roll it backwards down the driveway prior to riding off, keeping speed & revs down.

Once the 2 hour service is carried out, I believe the next service is oil & filters @ 12 hours & valve clearance inspection @ 20 hours (to be confirmed).
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Old 09-15-2008, 04:32 AM   #831
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break in 2 hours(oil filter valves and some things like brakes etc..nuts etc..
then every 10 hours oil(filter i dont know) en some checking the valves (.
After that every 20 the valves and every 10 oil and nuts check.
70 hours big inspections(piston etc) splitting the engine.
But ik think i've youre not D.Knight you could do more hours then 70 before the big inspection.
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Old 09-15-2008, 05:00 AM   #832
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possu

nice site. i'll catch you in the uk, perhaps. anyone clicking the link possu posted, just copy and past in a new window and leave out the period and parentis and it'll work. you the dealer, you are the informant!
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Old 09-15-2008, 06:29 AM   #833
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Standard setup is for 85kg.
Normal static sag (diffrence between wheel off ground and on ground) must be between 35 and 40 mm.



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The sag is with most bikes around 30mm 35 mm.
I've read that Joel Smets uses 40-45 mm sag.

A lot is very personal i think.
BMW will deliver it with the standard setup. probable for some one of xx kg.
(how much does a standard german weights?).

From that setup you can make small changes, but always rwright down you're original setting, so you can allways go back to the standard en wright down every thing you,ve changed. Do much riding en make it 'right for you.

or do as i do leave everything at standard, go ride have fun. I think the bike is better than i am as it's rider.
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Old 09-15-2008, 06:43 AM   #834
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mine has just arrived at the dealer!!!!!!!!!!!!
Along with the chain guard (only the upper part, lower part is in backorder) and the racepocket.

Handguards, don't know witch to take.
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:59 AM   #835
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photos?

come on, you just got the bike, where are the photos!!
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:25 AM   #836
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I'm still at work....
But wednesday i will pick up the bike an will start the 2 hours break in.
Damn 2 days stil..... but after waithing for over 5 months ..
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Old 09-16-2008, 07:32 AM   #837
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I have 5 that are inbound from the port!!
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Old 09-16-2008, 08:03 AM   #838
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I have 5 that are inbound from the port!!
Really??? Have you looked at DCS locator lately
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Old 09-16-2008, 08:09 AM   #839
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Really??? Have you looked at DCS locator lately
Everyday, why?? My info is straight from the horses mouth..
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:22 AM   #840
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