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Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:09 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Has anyone had any odd problems with their G650GS...

Has anyone had any odd problems with their G650GS after 18,000 miles? Seems everyone encounters problems and gets them worked out in the early stages of the bike's life.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Good to know. Thank you.

Good to know. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Did they explain why your bike didn't have the...

Did they explain why your bike didn't have the correct firmware? Will BMW write us if there's a firmware update?
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
What does your buddy think of his Vstrom when...

What does your buddy think of his Vstrom when riding off road?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I like Engine Ice.

I like Engine Ice.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 11:00 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I don't have to worry about that. Here in...

I don't have to worry about that. Here in southern California, if I accidentally leave my GPS on the bike, someone will take it off for me.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
It is. I have mine hooked straight to my...

It is. I have mine hooked straight to my battery.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I never understood having that expiration date on...

I never understood having that expiration date on that service bulletin. If the bike is under warranty, it should be covered until the warranty expires.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:01 PM
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Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Yes. They were made weak, and I think BMW...

Yes. They were made weak, and I think BMW improved the part. I paid for my replacement, but later read posts in the Sertao thread about several people getting their replacement for free under...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I get mid to high 40's cruising at 80mph.

I get mid to high 40's cruising at 80mph.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
The instructions on the Techron bottle say to use...

The instructions on the Techron bottle say to use it every 3,000 miles. I bet BMW also recommends having Techron installed by a certified mechanic..
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:13 PM
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Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Thank you! Yes, I was planning on buying it...

Thank you! Yes, I was planning on buying it specifically to increase air flow.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I've always liked EBC HH brakes. I still have...

I've always liked EBC HH brakes. I still have the OEMs on my 650, but will switch to EBC when these run out.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Is anyone using the K&N Air Filter without the...

Is anyone using the K&N Air Filter without the foam block that comes with it?
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:39 PM
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Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Be sure to check out MRA Windshields website. In...

Be sure to check out MRA Windshields website. In the FAQ they have several diagrams and good write ups about proper windscreen height. They explain that a common mistake is purchasing a windscreen...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Do you have a link for these fuse blocks?

Do you have a link for these fuse blocks?
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 11:08 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I've always liked EBC HH.

I've always liked EBC HH.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:58 PM
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Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
As to why they didn't make the tach analog and...

As to why they didn't make the tach analog and the speedo digital is beyond me...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:36 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Very interesting. Thank you.

Very interesting. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Speaking of oil, I have a question about checking...

Speaking of oil, I have a question about checking the oil level. The user manual says to warm the bike up, shut the engine off, then take your measurement. Is this correct that you should...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Are there any bars that won't have to be drilled...

Are there any bars that won't have to be drilled in order to mount all of the switches?
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
After spending the last 10 years on Honda's, I...

After spending the last 10 years on Honda's, I don't feel like the G650GS is an easy bike to work on at all.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 12:48 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
The Cruz Tools BMW kit looks pretty nice.

The Cruz Tools BMW kit looks pretty nice.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
For those of you that have AAA memberships, they...

For those of you that have AAA memberships, they sell Battery Tenders at discounted prices through their website. I found it by logging into my member portal and looking at discounts.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Glad it worked out.

Glad it worked out.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:54 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Laugh Where did you find it? Do you know the part...

Where did you find it? Do you know the part number? Do you have any pics of yours?

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
The black part breaks like this. You can...

The black part breaks like this. You can transfer your painted trim piece to the new one.

http://i774.photobucket.com/albums/yy30/joewhiteside81/20140714_1758341_zpsd1543b16.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Nice pics!

Nice pics!
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
When mine broke, I didn't know it was under...

When mine broke, I didn't know it was under warranty and my dealer "forgot" to tell me. But, yes, the new one feels stronger.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Sorry, but mine is permanently inserted thanks to...

Sorry, but mine is permanently inserted thanks to a stripped screw head...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Yes this is true.

Yes this is true.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I'd check into what their rangers check for. I...

I'd check into what their rangers check for. I know it's different, but when I searched for California rules, several people reported that the rangers here often just try to stick a rod down your...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Has anyone purchased the Service Manual DVD from...

Has anyone purchased the Service Manual DVD from eBay? They cost around $30. Does anyone know if these are authentic and have all of the correct information?
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Good to hear that they're doing the job.

Good to hear that they're doing the job.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I have Alt Rider bars also and like them. On...

I have Alt Rider bars also and like them. On level ground they protect the engine and fairings. But I imagine a large well-placed rock could get to the engine (or fairings).
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Does it take a year for it to get better, or will...

Does it take a year for it to get better, or will a year just teach you to tolerate it?

I knew I didn't like the stock muffler during the test ride. On that cool evening that I returned it to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
You could add some heat shield tape to the back...

You could add some heat shield tape to the back of your case. (but you'd probably be able to see it...)

http://i774.photobucket.com/albums/yy30/joewhiteside81/heatshieldtape_zps524a6b01.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 531,445
Posted By NinetyFiveFive
I have one of these. They work fine.

I have one of these. They work fine.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 09:16 PM
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Posted By NinetyFiveFive
Thank you. I thought I may have to bleed because...

Thank you. I thought I may have to bleed because I didn't see anything in the manual about the adjustment rod. I'll try to adjust.
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