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Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by zabaleta, May 31, 2018.
Os comparto el momento mágico del pase a los 600.000 kms de la f800gs.
I am sure that many inmates here would love to see an update of the maintenance log that you have posted at previous milestones.
Awesome to see our motors go that far!
Stock valves and pistons?
Impressive to be sure but really, a lot depends on the type of miles put on and, of course, the maintenance schedule and how well it was kept up. There is really no reason a modern motor should not go that distance or more. It does require an attention to detail and the skills to pick up on minor problems before they become major ones.
That’s way more impressive of you than the bike. That mileage makes an average of _at least_ 165 km/DAY over the entire ownership of the bike!!! Respect!
On a STOCK SEAT?
Thanks for posting, very impressive.
As asked above, would be great to see you updated maintenance logs.
Also, generically your riding? Obviously given your rare brake pad changes you’re not dodging goats, speed bumps, people, etc in Africa.
Finally any special tips for us mortals to get some fraction of your miles? Synthetic oil? Etc? You can’t start a joke and not deliver the punchline...
Por si resulta de interés.
Algunos datos que publiqué con motivo de los 500.000 kms.
BMW F800GS, 500.000 kms
El pasado 28 de junio de 2017 completé los primeros 500.000kms, con esta f800gs
Revisiones cada 10.000 kms. según el manual de mantenimiento.
- 22.051 litros de gasolina (4,41l/100kms)
- 50 juegos de neumáticos.
- 17 juegos de pastillas traseras.
- 6 juegos de pastillas delanteras
- 16 juegos de transmisión.
- 2 juego de discos delanteros
- 3 disco trasero
- 200 litros de aceite
Mantenimiento/reparaciones mas significativas:
- 5 Juegos de rodamientos de dirección
- 5 juegos de rodamientos delanteros y traseros
- retenes varios
- 2 500alternador
- bomba de gasolina
- bomba de agua
- antena anular
–Cambio de carter por rotura
–Cambio de tensor y correa de distribución
– latiguillo de freno trasero
– sensor de velocidad
–interruptor de luz de freno trasero
Translated into English:
In case it is of interest.
Some data that I published on the occasion of the 500,000 kms.
BMW F800GS, 500,000 kms
On June 28, 2017 I completed the first 500,000kms, with this f800gs
Revisions every 10,000 km. according to the maintenance manual.
- 22,051 liters of gasoline (4.41l / 100kms)
- 50 sets of tires.
- 17 sets of back pads.
- 6 sets of front pads
- 16 transmission games.
- 2 sets of front discs
- 3 rear disc
- 200 liters of oil
Most significant maintenance / repairs:
- 5 Sets of steering bearings
- 5 sets of front and rear bearings
- several seals
- 2 500 alternator
- gas pump
- Water Pump
- ring antenna
-Change carter for breakage
-Change of tensioner and timing belt
- rear brake hose
- speed sensor
-Back brake light switch
Thats been one hell of a reliable bike.......
54 MPG lifetime average. That's dang respectable!
-16 transmission games. ?
-Change carter for breakage ?
-Change of tensioner and timing belt : cam chains ?
I read that as 16 sets of chain and sprockets.
Thanks for posting.
Even more impressive is your record keeping.
I only just passed 42k miles arriving in Cape Town, but over 40 countries. Quite a beating on the ride south from Cairo, with the only non scheduled items being a leaking K&N filter, an easily cleaned weeping fork seal, and my chain guard broke off. The Namibia terrible gravel roads must have shaken it to death.
PLEASE post a picture of your machine.
My math says better than that!
Are those Canadian miles? :)
Wow, and I thought I was doing well with 130,000 miles on my 2010 f650gs!
If I understood correctly you made the last 100.000 km within 11 months. That means roundabout 300 km per day! Are you doing anything else than riding the moto? Amazing!
Gotta get to 1,000,000!