BMW G650X Challenge Thread Index

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by GB, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    What did you do to improve them
  2. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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  3. SDRiderX

    SDRiderX Adventurer Supporter

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    Thanks for the great review and details on the fork swap. I have also purchased the ebay "WP" forks. Could you share the part number or reference for the KTM caliper adapter plate? I understand it is found on the KTM 950SE, but looking at the parts diagram it appears to be a two-piece unit?
    Thanks!
  4. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Old, growing older.

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    I used 6011 3049 100 on my Dakar. I think you need the same part, but better doublecheck. The KTM 950 has two brake discs, so only needed the left side caliper hanger.

    Post #7 here

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    From KTM for a 2004 950
    LEFT HAND caliper hanger and mounting screws (keep in mind the 950 has two discs so you need the left side hanger only)

    Qty....Part no...............Part. name
    1.......60113049100......BRAKE CALIPER SUPPORT FR. L/S
    2.......0015080353........HH COLLAR SCREW M 8X35 WS=10

    "​
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  5. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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  6. SDRiderX

    SDRiderX Adventurer Supporter

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    Excellent! Thank you, sir!
  7. Ndarko

    Ndarko MotoTrip

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    Not to repeat, exactly what Gravel Seeker replied below your post.
    The part is 1 peice unit; and it's the same on many KTM bikes, including Husqvarnas.
  8. Ndarko

    Ndarko MotoTrip

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    Went the easier way, I got that new set of forks :)
  9. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    Not sure I follow, did you buy a brand new set from KTM?
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    gr8grins Been here awhile Supporter

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    snooker AttitudeIsEverything

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    Checking in on you X guys every now and then.
    All this detailed sprocket talk brings back memories. I was definitely one who had a problem with my JT sprocket and vowed that was one part I would only by from BMW. I too ran JT's on many motorcycles without any problems, but not this time... LINKY
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    waylongway madmax Supporter

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  13. HooliganD

    HooliganD Been here awhile

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    FUDGE! Bent my bars in a low-speed get off. Of course I had to hit one of the only big rocks on the way down. What are you all running for bars? Looking to replace my stock bars and re-use my barkbusters.
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    uski Been here awhile

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    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    They are the same for all of the G650X bikes. Check the Husqvarna 650 Terra as well. EBC makes a kit as well.
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    Meriden Yea whatever

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    Hope I don't start a fight here, but might want to change the oil first. I put some high end synthetic in my X and the clutch slipped any time I was on the throttle hard. It took a couple of changes before it stopped slipping completely. Just a thought if you're going to change the oil in your new bike anyway.

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  18. MirthfulThylacinator

    MirthfulThylacinator Tinker

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    Any xchallenges in Tassie?
    I'm considering buying my mate's which doesn't get much use, around 6000km, excellent condition.
  19. Gravel Seeker

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    Louis lists the same kit for both Xcountry and Xchallenge
    €60 for friction plates only, springs are like €12 and a complete set of friction and steel plates with springs start at €76
    https://www.louis.eu/artikel/trw-fr...0043800?list=51186e9cb3ac66f8b4ebf50401c42f5e
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  20. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Old, growing older.

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    High end ok, but was in MA, MA1 or MA2 rated? (Wet clutch compatible).
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