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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:49 AM
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Posted By TobyG
You sure? :P No idea what the spacing on...

You sure? :P


No idea what the spacing on the YZ triples is, remember I got a WP fork with TT triples!
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,154
Views: 721,376
Posted By TobyG
I've got an even better idea, I'm just gonna PM...

I've got an even better idea, I'm just gonna PM dansin my address so he can ship that useless, heavy steering dampener to me, I might mount it on my triple, as the front is too light anyways. The...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Mo, ich hab die Magura 312, die 314 ist die...

Mo, ich hab die Magura 312, die 314 ist die Plastikvariante, die der Ray an der Rallye hat.
So oder so, den Gaszug kannst du umhängen, entweder auf Enduro oder auf Cross,
der Gasweg ist zwar...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Oh by the way, I think you forgot to post a...

Oh by the way,
I think you forgot to post a picture of your finished bike, didn't you? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Hey, I can help ya out with a couple pics from my...

Hey, I can help ya out with a couple pics from my short ride today, hope that's gonna make you feel better...maybe :D


Started my ride on an already known track, right after it started snowing
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 404,968
Posted By TobyG
Not the first snow this season, but the first...

Not the first snow this season, but the first snow I've ridden in this season.

There'd already been some snowfall once I got to my garage,
and it only got better from there on :)

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9,338
Views: 1,423,825
Posted By TobyG
Are you sure that the bajonet thing you are...

Are you sure that the bajonet thing you are seeing is not just the bulbs' socket? :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 275,944
Posted By TobyG
Pics pics pics. Please :D Your bike,...

Pics pics pics.

Please :D

Your bike, other customers' bikes, whatever you can get :wink:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 212,238
Posted By TobyG
Took a spontaneous ride on sunday to try and find...

Took a spontaneous ride on sunday to try and find a couple new paths,
can't say that I'd been disappointed :wink:

http://i.imgur.com/U9nmaMR.jpg


Note to self: Buy a cheap, used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Ok, let's start with age and/or mileage related...

Ok, let's start with age and/or mileage related problems:

-water pump seals failing, there a weep hole und the waterpump cover (front left side of the engine),
if there's water and/or oil...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6,197
Views: 1,340,216
Posted By TobyG
This picture shows it a little better: ...

This picture shows it a little better:

http://www.baboons.de/images/stories/pairan/www.bmw-ritzel.jpg
Source (german):...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,608
Posted By TobyG
Recently changed wheel bearings for the first...

Recently changed wheel bearings for the first time,
let me tell you, concrete bolt anchors work very, very well.

Just fasten one against the inner race, apply some temperature and use either the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
I ran a T63 (18") rear for 10'000km in 4 weeks in...

I ran a T63 (18") rear for 10'000km in 4 weeks in August '13, Temps mostly between 25 and 40°C.

20/80 gravel/street use,
luggage did weigh ~ 13kg, my bike was 170kg plus fuel at the time.
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,564
Views: 661,158
Posted By TobyG
Nice bike, IMHO, but can somebody enlighten me as...

Nice bike, IMHO, but can somebody enlighten me as to why they don't just put the exhaust a bit higher/further back, thereby eliminating the need for said loop? :huh

Am I missing something obvious...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,652
Posted By TobyG
You're welcome :freaky By the way, no...

You're welcome :freaky



By the way, no need to cut the filter/regulator housing apart the way I did (I did that to show what was to be found inside of this hella expensive thing),
to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,154
Views: 721,376
Posted By TobyG
Parting out a 2002 F650GS

In case anybody needs some spare parts - I am parting out a red 2002 F650GS with ABS and centerstand,
willing to ship worldwide, for more information, check this post: Click me!...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
I'll drop him an email, maybe he still has it.

I'll drop him an email, maybe he still has it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,652
Posted By TobyG
They are that expensive and you cannot get them...

They are that expensive and you cannot get them anywhere else other than from your BMW dealer, since they patented their "design" (aka putting a cheap filter and a regulator in one case).


It is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Parting out a 2002 F650Gs

Just in case anybody needs any parts,
I got a good condition, red 2002 F650GS with 55k km and ABS that I am parting out,
some parts are already gone and I am keeping some for my own bike, primarily...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
:cry Just exchanged a couple dozen emails...

:cry

Just exchanged a couple dozen emails with him a few weeks ago talking about all sorts of things from technical stuff about the 650s to the sidecar racing he was involved in years ago to all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By TobyG
New spark plugs, new air filter, oil change...

New spark plugs, new air filter, oil change (includes the filter, obviously) and don't forget to check the valves, just for the sake of it.


If it still runs like shite, you can check wether the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Been there, done that. Either stop shortly...

Been there, done that.
Either stop shortly after each wheel adjustment to re-torque the bolt on or two times,
or just put nyloc nuts on the adjustment bolt to keep them from coming out.

By the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,154
Views: 721,376
Posted By TobyG
This had actually been a result of an accident. ...

This had actually been a result of an accident.
Messaged the seller as I intended to buy it, sadly I missed out on the auction, it went very cheap :(
Could've needed that engine.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Grease, grease and more grease. The answer to...

Grease, grease and more grease.
The answer to a few long-term problems with our bikes (steering head bearings, swingarm axle and bearings, the aforementioned slider pins...) :D

Every time I get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By TobyG
Yeah, but the weight difference is minimal. Not...

Yeah, but the weight difference is minimal.
Not sure about the exact difference, but the aluminium rear frame on my (highly modified) F650GS did weigh only 1 kg less than the steel rear frame I have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By TobyG
G650X: -all aluminium frame -no engine...

G650X:

-all aluminium frame
-no engine subframe
-lighter forks
-aluminium swingarm
-lighter rear frame
-smaller battery
-aluminium handlebars
-smaller tank
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 66,665
Posted By TobyG
This one didn't crash because the axle lugs broke...

This one didn't crash because the axle lugs broke off, though, that's a result of the crash.

I might even place a bid on this one, as I would love to have a second engine...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By TobyG
Still highly unlikely you'll be able to track one...

Still highly unlikely you'll be able to track one down all that fast.

Patience is required,
I found and bought 2 this year, one is installed in my bike now, the other is going to be installed in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
They fit, period. Probably poor research on the...

They fit, period.
Probably poor research on the manufacturers'/sellers' side.
They'll also fit the 650GS single spark models and a ton of other Beemers, too.




To come back to the Issue with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Have fun with the bearings and possibly the...

Have fun with the bearings and possibly the bushings :D




There's a reason many owners got used to taking the swingarm out at least once a year to put some new grease in there :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
Just checked the fitting instructions (I only...

Just checked the fitting instructions (I only have them in german, as well).
First of all, it actually says that you'll have to use the snorkel from the single spark models :lol3

As for fitting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By TobyG
The transmission is. The shifter forks are not. ...

The transmission is. The shifter forks are not.
Not exactly a common problem, but not unheard of, either.
On my own bike, I have the problem that it does jump into neutral from 1st and 2nd gear if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
It's the TT/KTM chain guide. The mounting bracket...

It's the TT/KTM chain guide. The mounting bracket has appearently been painted black :P
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
If I were to guess, probably right where the...

If I were to guess, probably right where the bracket is welded to the tube.
Pretty common issue, often discussed on f650.de

IMHO most likely caused by the awkward angle of the sidestand,
maybe...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By TobyG
Get some fine wet sandpaper and give it a few...

Get some fine wet sandpaper and give it a few passes, unless it is more than surface discoloration this will do.

No need to apply clear coat, either.
IF you do apply clear coat, do NOT use...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 1,002,169
Posted By TobyG
Sure looked familiar :deal ...

Sure looked familiar :deal

http://i.imgur.com/KffBDGI.jpg?2
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 1,929,512
Posted By TobyG
That's the correct measurements for the 4860...

That's the correct measurements for the 4860 forks. (48mm stanchion tubes, 60mm bottom clamp).
Upper clamp diameter is the same as the 4357 forks (43 mm stanchion tubes, 57mm bottom clamp), 54mm.
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