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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:39 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
Hey Yukon, that is all good info. thanks, Steve

Hey Yukon, that is all good info. thanks, Steve
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:40 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
You are right there, and I do the same. I have...

You are right there, and I do the same. I have been told, just don't short out the wrench to frame when undoing the positive first.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:30 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
Dutchgit, that's a good photo of the area. It...

Dutchgit, that's a good photo of the area. It also shows the battery wires, and my question is, how does one unhook the negative wire FIRST as the manual requests, when the positive wire is so short,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
I am using the Michelin T 63, only noisy at slow...

I am using the Michelin T 63, only noisy at slow speed when slowing down to stop ( on slab)
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By eaglescan
Real nice, great RR. I have the XCh too, but you...

Real nice, great RR. I have the XCh too, but you are did an amazing job getting it thru some of that stuff. cheers
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 10:35 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
Another fine report. thanks & have great 2015

Another fine report. thanks & have great 2015
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
post 7306, I broke my brake , if there is any of...

post 7306, I broke my brake , if there is any of the arm left, you can use KTM pedal ($ 15) and add some aluminum flat bar to it. sorry , no photo avail.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
If you lower the forks that much, it will make...

If you lower the forks that much, it will make riding in sand harder
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,462
Posted By eaglescan
That is a great report. I did Titus when the road...

That is a great report. I did Titus when the road was much better, thanks for the photos you did get of the way it can be after a storm. I must have stopped 50 times for photos, but by choice, the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,572
Posted By eaglescan
That is a great report, short comments with the...

That is a great report, short comments with the photos. thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
hey Andrew, the photo didn't work on my laptop,...

hey Andrew, the photo didn't work on my laptop, but we are travelling south, so maybe it's my issue. I have seen those fairings, very nice, so now you can blast down to Borrego in the new year and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
Miquel Silvestre is your best bet. He is from...

Miquel Silvestre is your best bet. He is from Madrid, but has been on the road for over 5 years now. I met him in Anza Borrego last Feb. he was following an old Spanish trail across the USA.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By eaglescan
I too liked the style of your report. Great...

I too liked the style of your report. Great photos and minimal chatter. cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
The clutch problem for me was clutch dragging...

The clutch problem for me was clutch dragging when stopped and also not able to find neutal if stopped. With the cover removed I found a tooth broken off the release shaft, and replaced it , which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 06:26 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
jamie92j I bought mine new in 07. Problems...

jamie92j I bought mine new in 07. Problems have been:
a wire fell off the bottom of the key switch, happens to others.
the clutch casing will wear out internally where the rack slides. You...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By eaglescan
So far 3 canucks have enjoyed you trip, thanks...

So far 3 canucks have enjoyed you trip, thanks for the tour.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By eaglescan
thanks for the report, at times it felt like I...

thanks for the report, at times it felt like I was riding with you!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By eaglescan
You do a fine job of your reports. I love your...

You do a fine job of your reports. I love your state, will be there this winter. I'm thinking the trails have changed , with all the storms you've had.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By eaglescan
nice work, I had mine done slightly different,...

nice work, I had mine done slightly different, bored the cover right thru to the out side, and installed a headed bushing from there. I never put the circlip back on, and it is fine. The clutch is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,633
Posted By eaglescan
Thanks for showing us another part of the world....

Thanks for showing us another part of the world. Cheers from western Canada.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 06:48 PM
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Views: 1,109
Posted By eaglescan
Now I am really upset. We were going to ride...

Now I am really upset. We were going to ride this from Harrison up, but cancelled due to weather report. I would have liked to see you again Ken, it's been a while. Steve
PS. can you post that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
yes to the unbolt of the switch, with wires...

yes to the unbolt of the switch, with wires intact. no to the zip tie, no need. There is a small arm sticking up from the switch. I just move it to the place where the fuel pump starts, ( would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
For the kickstand, I removed the switch and wires...

For the kickstand, I removed the switch and wires still plugged in, then routed it to under the seat. Find the position of the switch where the bike will start and you're good. If ever you want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
I was thinking plugged exhaust, I had it happen...

I was thinking plugged exhaust, I had it happen on a car once. Not sure if the bike will run with muffler disconnected to test.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,572
Posted By eaglescan
nice report, awesome pictures. thanks

nice report, awesome pictures. thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 10:54 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
I have 60000 km on mine. Not ridden to hard, but...

I have 60000 km on mine. Not ridden to hard, but except for the worn out case and 3 broken splines, all good now.
And regarding the engagement when half way out, I would back off the adjuster at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 10:02 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
so now you will know where the dowels are, they...

so now you will know where the dowels are, they cause the problem!. Next, is the hole oval at all, and were you having clutch release problems? also , how many KM's on the bike? If it is worn , have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 11:12 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
Yes I did it. Drilled on the left side, and...

Yes I did it. Drilled on the left side, and tapped it for 1/8 npt
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
The release bearing is actually the horizontal...

The release bearing is actually the horizontal shaft with teeth on it. You can find it on Max bmw parts under clutch. So if all the teeth are OK on your shaft , you don't need to replace. The play in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
Found this, it will be my last entry on subject. ...

Found this, it will be my last entry on subject.
Another option is the BMW G650 Funduro gear leaver which is out of metal and bends easily, I’ve seen prices around €50.
Clutch
The main problem...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
Well if you can, remove the shaft that is in the...

Well if you can, remove the shaft that is in the clutch pack, and put it in the hole. If there is side play ( oval hole) then the case is worn. You really need to measure the shaft and then the hole...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:11 PM
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Posted By eaglescan
that's a great job of showing the problem. My...

that's a great job of showing the problem. My broken teeth were on the other piece. If you have the old cover still, it can be sleeved for future use. Do you know if your new one is made from better...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By eaglescan
Meriden is right about the possible damage by...

Meriden is right about the possible damage by prying .Turning the clutch shaft will do it. Also, ,there is very little oil come out if you just lean the bike to the right. I do it up against a wall,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
I have had the clutch cover off many times. What...

I have had the clutch cover off many times. What seems to hold it on after the bolts are out, is 2 dowels that are a snug fit.
So if you get a sharp tool like a thin screwdriver blade between the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
You are welcome. PM me your phone # if you want....

You are welcome. PM me your phone # if you want. Steve
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
That sounds like about the mileage I had when...

That sounds like about the mileage I had when trouble started. At first I just replaced the release shaft, on the second time, at about 50,000km, I bought another shaft and started asking dealer for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
I can't say if the cases are the same, but my...

I can't say if the cases are the same, but my comments was made for you to remove your clutch cover and check/ measure the hole. It is really best to remove the release shaft from the clutch plate...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7,447
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Posted By eaglescan
see post 5949, the photo shows a sleeve in the...

see post 5949, the photo shows a sleeve in the clutch case. This is where the wear is on stock case, it causes the teeth to break off on the release shaft. If the teeth are still OK, it can still be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By eaglescan
Wow, that brings back memories. As teen agers, we...

Wow, that brings back memories. As teen agers, we snuck on the tressle at night to the middle and climbed the iron beams to caught pigeons. about 1960:cry

PS. here's my DSBC report from my rides...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By eaglescan
look here ...

look here
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5340229
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