New 2018 750/850GS merged threadfest

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by GS-A-Day, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. Drunk_Uncle

    Drunk_Uncle Long timer

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    Xyzzy, can give me a call for a little assistance with RSD. PM me for my number.
  2. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    They have entire departments Dedicated to ensuring they produce the most complicated products and services possible.
  3. SnoDrtRider

    SnoDrtRider I've been lost here before...

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    Truth!
    This is the owners manual for the Softbag 3...
    It is 10mm thick!
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  4. Dirt_Dad

    Dirt_Dad Been here awhile

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    So now that someone has seen a manual, does anyone have an answer on the valve check? Is it shim under bucket, or something more simple? My wife's 750 should be hitting 12K in April. Not used to having to do a valve check every 9 or 10 months.
  5. BordenBmw

    BordenBmw TheFrenchRider

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    Shims location, part #11. Cams need to be removed first.

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  6. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    "Cams need to be removed first."
    Faaaaaack.....
  7. Dirt_Dad

    Dirt_Dad Been here awhile

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    Shim under bucket, and a 12k check requirement...

    I realize I'm new to this whole BMW thing, but that's pathetic.

    Thanks BordebBmw for letting us know
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  8. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    Well, a check doesn't mean it will need adjustment. And doesn't require cams to be removed.
    I checked all my Honda's but don't recall ever actually changing shims, even at 24k checks.
    We'll have to see.
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  9. woodsguy

    woodsguy KTM Aficionado

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    I just bought a 19 leftover 850. Trying to figure some stuff out. Should I be able to enter this and make adjustments. The wheel does not let me.

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  10. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    Do you have the "chip" or whatever it's called, plugged into the wiring harness under the seat?
    That lets you enter those menus and adjust they levels. Honestly there are only 3 levels for two different settings - traction control and ABS. So not sure it's worth it.
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  11. Emb120

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    I believe it a small red plug that came with the owner's manual. I will install mine when I remove the oem tires and mount the Ankee wilds on. As the previous poster mentioned, it is used to disable the traction control and the abs when riding off-road.
  12. Drunk_Uncle

    Drunk_Uncle Long timer

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    Enduro Pro mode does not eliminate traction control and ABS, it alters their settings for off road tires. Button on left multifunction switch turns them off.
  13. Emb120

    Emb120 Adventurer Supporter

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    After reading the GSA manual it does not totally disable the systems. Technology in detail page 175, ABS "In riding mode ENDURO PRO, there is no ABS control on the rear wheel when the footbrake lever is actuated. The ABS is attuned for off-road use withroad tires." Page 176 DTC "
    In the ENDURO PRO riding mode, the control of the DTC assumes that lugged tires are being used for off-road riding. Longer wheelies as well as wheelie at small angles are permitted. The front wheel liftoff detection is switched off, which means that it is possible to flip over in extreme cases!"
  14. Phoenix101

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    as others said, your plugin is not in
  15. woodsguy

    woodsguy KTM Aficionado

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    Thanks!
  16. woodsguy

    woodsguy KTM Aficionado

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    Someone post a picture for what I'm looking for? By reading other comments I have a feeling dealer held onto plug till 600 mile check, hmm. Possible.
  17. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    https://images.app.goo.gl/4i3Q3AF6S2Yd5Xse8

    It's the red plug.
    I think it's only included if you purchase the premium model. If the bike isn't a premium, no plug was purchased. This picture shows it plugged into the harness under the back half of the seat
  18. Emb120

    Emb120 Adventurer Supporter

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    Here is what the plug looks like that came with my 850 Enduro_pro_plug.jpg
  19. mazocar

    mazocar Been here awhile

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    I just did my 600mile service today and they didn’t even ask for the plug. When I’m ready I’ll just install it myself though. It usually is stuffed into the clear manual folder that came with the bike. Along with that emergency key too
  20. SnoDrtRider

    SnoDrtRider I've been lost here before...

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    My dealer knows that they will never see my bike once picked up unless there is a warranty issue because they know I do all service myself. The dongle was in with my paperwork when I picked up the bike. You paid for the option and you should get it at delivery.
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