BMW 450 enduro (merged) threadfest...

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Max Kool, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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  2. ScienceOfDirt

    ScienceOfDirt U-Boat Rider

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    That's probably how it will go for me on the season's first enduro in two weeks. The only difference will be more falls, and mud instead of snow.
  3. Gearhead001

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  4. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Do you guys know anybody who would be interested in a nice G450X with nice mods, and goodies:

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    $4500
  5. tundra61

    tundra61 I wish I had a title

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    Hey all - I lost my service disk. Can somebody remind me of the recommend oil weight and capacity?
  6. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    engine oil? its like, 10/30 and almost but not quite a quart
  7. AustinJake

    AustinJake TE450-KLE-FXDWG

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    I'd use a 10w40 at least
  8. tundra61

    tundra61 I wish I had a title

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    Does you have the disk or owners book? What does it call for?
  9. AWM

    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    I use Rotella 10/40.:D
  10. yzu

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    Hy everyone
    how can I power on only the fuel pump, without engaging the starter ?
    i don't have any contact key, like street bikes and I can't power on even the odometer, unless I push the sterter button.
    Thank you.
  11. Gearhead001

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    Try the high beam flash button.

    I do not believe the fuel pump runs all the time until the bike is started.

    Try pushing the "MENU" button on the odo to check. The odo light does not come on until the bike wakes up with a push of the high beam flash or the starter button.

    Good Luck.
  12. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Right 10/40, right you are


    I think you can cycle the pump by pressing high beam and turn signal together, or somethinglike that
  13. NoVa Rider

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    With thanks to JVB, installed a powerplug and switch on the g450x:

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  14. Gearhead001

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    Make sure the headlight switch is in the high beam position when pushing the high beam flash.
  15. ScienceOfDirt

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    I think I've got an extra older one I could loan until you find yours if you like. PM me if you're interested.
  16. tundra61

    tundra61 I wish I had a title

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    hey guys - I have been searching high and low for my repair DVD but it is nowhere to be found. Does anybody happen to have one they are willing to part with for a reasonable fee !
  17. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    i got one... but it needs to go with the bike... since you own the bike, and should technically own the manual as well, i dont think it would be a violation of copyright to make an iso and send it to you.
  18. pmelby

    pmelby Home Brew Adventurer

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    Good to see that this thread is still active. I'm in the process of purchasing an 09 and will probably have some questions. I've spent the last few ADVrider sessions reading the entire thread, making notes of the post #s that will help, lots of good info.

    This will be the first modern off road bike for me with the last being a Honda XL250 about 35 years ago.:clap I'm hoping that the bike isn't too high-strung for me to learn enduro/trail riding on.

    cheers,
    melby
  19. ScienceOfDirt

    ScienceOfDirt U-Boat Rider

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    I'll let you have the old one for the $5 bucks shipping cost. If you ever find yours, just send one of them back. Deal?
  20. BiG DoM

    BiG DoM African Adventurer

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    Anyone know where the differences are in the old and new version of the manual? Also how does one know which version one has?