The BMW HP2 Megamoto thread.

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Joe Bar, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    Spacematic,

    check your private messages for link to manuals, if you need help fly me over to Italy :freaky

    Cheers
    Jeroen
  2. Spacematic

    Spacematic Adventurer

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    Hello mate, thanks a lot for your PM!
    What about if I fly to you with my bike as well?:lol3:lol3:lol3
    Cheers mate!
  3. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    This bike continues to put a smile on my face like no other... It's been almost 4 years and I can't believe how really GREAT this bike is! Hopefully, MM owners live in an area that offers great twisty backroads with a limited amount of a Police presence!
    It's amazing to me that BMW has not made MORE of this type of naked R bike, 'cause they are cheating alot of riders out of motorrad pleasure :norton
  4. ViperJustin

    ViperJustin Retired HH60G Gunner

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    Rumor is that BMW is going to build a "Lo-Rider" like bike. Theres a few pics here and there of it. Basically, an R1200R with regular forks. I've been waiting for that since 2009.
  5. szazbo

    szazbo Been here awhile

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    Got home last night and the nice guy in the big truck delivered my latest Megamoto upgrade.

    [​IMG]
  6. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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    That looks awesome:clap
  7. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    Nice Eric, It's even the right color blue!!!
  8. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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    I was in my garage this morning messing about, and kept looking at the MM.:D I really want to ride it NOW, but there's still too much salt on the roads here.:cry
  9. wcisse

    wcisse Adventurer

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    Hi Folks,

    I'm looking for relatively cheap set on carbon cylinder head covers for my HP2 Enduro. The mounting points snapped off in a couple of places where a set of GSA aluminum covers were mounted. The carbon covers I've seen mount to the face of the head so I think they'll do the trick. Since this is an enduro, I'm good with a pair that are banged & scratched up. Anyone have a lead on a set?

    Thanks!

    Wayne
  10. szazbo

    szazbo Been here awhile

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    Not sure if anyone else has seen these or not, as Stahlbus is pretty new in the US. They have been in Europe for a while but until late last year did not have a US distributor. A fine German guy Thomas Modlmeier decided that he didn’t want to continue life as a Mercedes tech and was going to bring the Stahlbus products to the US market.
    Basically they make 2 different products, a quick oil drain valve and brake bleeder valves. Applications to fit whatever your needs are, though their online catalog is in the process of being translated from German to English.
    The Stahlbus drain valve is not ideal on a Megamoto as it would hang down beneath the engine in harms way, but works great on a HP2 Sport. No mess. I have installed this on my Tdi Jetta.
    Their brake bleeder valves are great and easy to install. [​IMG] Essentially replaces the existing valve but is a little taller due to the design. There is a base that screws into the caliper and then the bleeder screw with check ball and o ring is installed into the base. So the way they work is as follows. Open the bleeder up 1 ½ turns and you can use a vacuum pump to extract the old fluid in the usual way if you are changing the fluid. Open the valve ½ turn and use the master cylinder to push the fluid out. The check ball closes and stops the air from coming in as does the o ring that seals the outside of the bleeder. Keeping an eye on the fluid level continue pumping until you are happy with the fluid coming out. There is a similar product on the market, a Speedbleeder but these do not have o ring seals and cannot be put into flush mode.
    Maybe these are overkill, but brake fluid flushes are something that I tend to ignore as they can be messy and a pain. Brake fluid is easy to forget about as what happens if you don’t change it. Usually nothing unless you ride on the track and the fluid boils. If you havent changed your brake fluid yes, I can tell you that the fluid in the rear brake comes out BLACK! and I have changed it several times. Possilbly the rear brake hose is deteriorating.
    They are available with different colored anodized caps and are simple to install. If anyone is interested in them I can get them for you at a discount or you can call Thomas and he will hook you up.
    Here is the link to their website for all the info that you might want.

    www.stahlbus-us.com


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  11. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    HP2 Dash only, kind of cheap on ebay
  12. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    14 Degrees today but predication of sub zero temperatures later on this week :baldy

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  13. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    That is a "twisty" Dutch road right there:rofl
  14. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    It actualy is somewhat twisty as it follows the contour of the lake, but yeah no curve in this shot. Will try to make a small movie out the raw material I captured.
  15. szazbo

    szazbo Been here awhile

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    Hey Macroenie, did you ever get the odometer sorted out on the dash yet? I really want one but dont want to spend the $$ unless it is fully functional.
    Thanks
  16. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    Getting that done at next service interval so not yet
  17. GSMarc

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    @Macroenie,
    do you still have the original dash ? :ear
    I'm searching just a LCD display
    Thank you,
  18. Macroenie

    Macroenie Been here awhile

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    yes I have the original dash but I'm sorry to say that it is not for sale.
  19. hankgs

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  20. hankgs

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