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Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By marcing
DR600R - rear shock & brake question

Hi,
I'm happy owner of DR600R (1989) DAKAR.
I'm just refurbishing this bike as it was stuck in my friend's garage for 10years.
So front forks leaking and the rear shock isn't good too.
I'm just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,009
Posted By marcing
If you are interested in I have 990 Adventure for...

If you are interested in I have 990 Adventure for sale.
It has 35k on the clock with service history and full luggage.
My price is 3900.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By marcing
I use normal coolant (antifreeze). When all is...

I use normal coolant (antifreeze).
When all is closed (radiator cap in place) and I keep coolant level between min and max in the reservoir there is no leak on the outside at all.
Bike is worming...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By marcing
Hi. Full description what I have done. Engine...

Hi.
Full description what I have done. Engine was worm and turned off.
I removed a radiator cap. Turned engine on... Expansion tank contained coolant level between min and max. Temperature was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By marcing
i have replaced a radiator cap last year. I dont...

i have replaced a radiator cap last year. I dont think that the engine indicate any overheating ( nothing abnormal- during the slow ride in the heavy traffic radiator fun will on and do the job
)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,628
Posted By marcing
I will refresh this very old topic as I have...

I will refresh this very old topic as I have simillar problem. Coolant loose without indication to the outside. Paper oil filter looks totaly normal and no milk in the oil.
interesting test I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By marcing
Ohh man I though that my pads should be replaced...

Ohh man I though that my pads should be replaced but after seen you picture I think now that I can still do a lot of miles on mine :)

Question - inside the brake fluid reservoir there is a rubber...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By marcing
I own 990adv manufactured in 2006. I bought it...

I own 990adv manufactured in 2006. I bought it 2years ago with 16k miles on the clock. Now I have 40K on the clock and for sometime I have found that coolant is disappearing somewhere but I can't...
Forum: EMEA 06-04-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By marcing
Guys - I would like to thank you for all...

Guys - I would like to thank you for all replies. I back from Scotland last Thursday.
Unfortunately it was not enough time to visit Hebrides. If I didn't need to go to Aberdeen then it would be ok....
Forum: EMEA 06-04-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By marcing
I did similar trip last week (6days) but...

I did similar trip last week (6days) but unfortunately it was not enough time to go and see hebrides....

my map:
http://goo.gl/maps/UNLGa (http://goo.gl/maps/v7lXn)

The best road was that...
Forum: EMEA 05-21-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By marcing
As I said - this is motorbike trip. I'm not very...

As I said - this is motorbike trip. I'm not very focused on the exploring the castles... Maybe I will quickly visit one somewhere around Aberdeen and if anything else will be on my route (or close...
Forum: EMEA 05-21-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By marcing
I'm just reading something about Scotland West...

I'm just reading something about Scotland West Coast and thinking about scenario: Heading from north to get to Ullapool and take a ferry to Stormway. Explore island and next day back from Tarbert to...
Forum: EMEA 05-20-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By marcing
WOW !!!! fabulous :) and it is on my route to...

WOW !!!!
fabulous :) and it is on my route to Aberdeen :)
Is there a direct path/route to get on the bike ? or only on foot ?
I decided that I will start from Glasgow area and going straight to...
Forum: EMEA 05-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By marcing
Scotland - Trip Around

Hi,
I'm thinking about touring around Scotland.
I'm looking for some info about places worth to see or roads worth to ride through.
I plan to start in Glasgow and go to Isle of Skye, next along...
Forum: EMEA 02-11-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
Wow.. nice.. not too sure what to choose in...

Wow.. nice.. not too sure what to choose in section ACTIVITY TYPE.. I have choosen LEISURE ACTIVITIES and next I have to choose: Motorcycle touring (roads) or Motorcycle Treks .... Shame I cant use...
Forum: EMEA 02-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
Ok, now is the time to think about myself... ...

Ok, now is the time to think about myself...
Any recommended Travel Insurance ? I have checked a few from gocompare and unfortunately they don't cover motorbiking :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,826
Posted By marcing
I have a DID Xring chain (just fitted)... slack...

I have a DID Xring chain (just fitted)... slack is ok.
I have somewhere a can of Motul Off-road chain spray but not sure about it... it is like a gel...
Thats why I have heard opinion that if you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,826
Posted By marcing
How to look after the chain (offroad)

Hi,
I would like to receive some advices about how to look after the chain if I plan about 2500miles mid-extreme trip through mud, rubble, sand... (Morocco)
I have heard two opinions:
1. off road...
Forum: EMEA 01-30-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
I will appreciate if you can find out the price. ...

I will appreciate if you can find out the price.
Also - we will probably cross the ferry on Friday afternoon - is there a big problem with workhours in the offices ? I have been told that...
Forum: EMEA 01-29-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
Just a small refreshing of the thread... and...

Just a small refreshing of the thread... and additional question: What about insurance in Marocco ?
My European Motorbike Insurance doesn't cover Marocco.
Forum: EMEA 01-10-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
wow... thanks WIBO !!!! how was a KTM...

wow... thanks WIBO !!!!

how was a KTM 990adventure like ? any problems ? We go on the end of Feb to avoid overheating on my KTM.
I will fit my beast TKC80 on the front and D908RR rear so I hope...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By marcing
Dunlop D908RR vs Geomax Enduro

HI all,
Im planning to buy one of two tires for my 990Adventure and not sure what to choose for my trip to Marocco.
I have used 908rr in the past but found geomax enduro on the dunlop website....
Forum: EMEA 12-25-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
What about riding along the desert ? And how it...

What about riding along the desert ?
And how it is look like during the rain ? Is it like typical motocross/green line mud ?
Forum: EMEA 12-19-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By marcing
Marocco in February/March

Hi All,
I would like to ask someone who visited Marocco in February/March about the weather.
What to expect ? Any rain ?
How the desert look like during the rain ?

Thanks,
Marcin.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
So guys, Just an update. Unfortunately BMW...

So guys,
Just an update.
Unfortunately BMW Customer Service in Germany passed this case to BMW UK (the same which was unhelpful when I claimed to them)...
...and the same story... They said that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
Thanks for all replies. I will say it again...

Thanks for all replies.
I will say it again because I see some same questions.
My friend took a wheel off but without touching the calliper.
Motorbike was on the 12000miles service and 1000miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
Hi, I wrote it on the beginning... Owner took...

Hi,
I wrote it on the beginning... Owner took wheel off and replaced tyre itself but without touching the calliper. Please look on this bike - there is no point to remove calliper to remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
Sorry but what is FD ? This is 2011 model...

Sorry but what is FD ?
This is 2011 model R1200GS Adventure with full option so ABS, traction control and linked brakes comes as package, however I know my friend and I know that he use rear brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
You are right. I'm not perfect but I hope that my...

You are right. I'm not perfect but I hope that my point is understandable.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
I will try to reply on all listed comments: 1....

I will try to reply on all listed comments:
1. this bike belong to my friend and he crashed on it. Because of his english isn't good enough I write all post and letters.
2. Third party person or...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,484
Posted By marcing
Accident on new bike dealer BMW rejecting claim

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By marcing
Hi Guys, Parts ordered. Thank you for your...

Hi Guys,
Parts ordered.
Thank you for your advice.
How to proceed with a changing oring. When I unmount a position sensor will I loose any oil or so ? I don't want a mess my garage and also don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By marcing
Thank you guys. I will order new oring.. ...

Thank you guys.
I will order new oring..
Update about coolant - I took my bike for a ride today... coverd 300miles.
I noticed that the coolant level in reservoir gone up after short ride so it is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By marcing
Coolant leak (possibly)

Hi Guys,
I need some advice because it looks like I have a coolant leak from somewhere. In the reservoir I have noticed that time to time I have to add small amount of coolant. Not very often, but...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By marcing
Geneve and around - parking needed

HI Guys,
I'm planning trip around some european countries and I'm looking for a place where I can leave the car and the trailer around Geneva (radius about 100km from there) for about 14days.
Can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By marcing
YOU can change it mate. Cant remember how but...

YOU can change it mate.
Cant remember how but it can be done by pressing set and mode buttons. I have done it on my trip in europe.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,896
Posted By marcing
Can I load other OEM maps for 990 Adventure ABS...

Can I load other OEM maps for 990 Adventure ABS UK/EU 2006 model than the one dedicated for this year bike ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,266
Posted By marcing
I had zumo 550 and never ever again. I missed...

I had zumo 550 and never ever again.
I missed many junction because of the device was slow... also it is not future proof so you will not get a lane assist ect.
Have zumo 660 and much better......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By marcing
What ECU Maps for 990adv

HI Guys,
I tried to go through a huge topic about ECU (over 100pages) and I gave up.
Can someone give me advice if I would like to set new maps to my 990 Adventure ABS (2006 UK model) which one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By marcing
Good topic.... just wondering if I own 990adv...

Good topic.... just wondering if I own 990adv 2006 can I upload other maps ?
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