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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,047
Posted By Square1
Dirt Bagz mounting

No picture here, but the forward bottom strap is close to the exhaust pipe.
It melted once, I wrapped it in exhaust wrap and it is holding up well.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Square1
Is this road a basic Forest Service(gravel)? ...

Is this road a basic Forest Service(gravel)? This looks like a nice side trip. Doable in street tires?[/QUOTE]

East camino is paved , there are some worn out patches on the way down to Gibraltar...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Square1
Yes those roads are open. That is a great loop to...

Yes those roads are open. That is a great loop to see some of our beautiful countryside.
Gas in Ojai before going up Hwy 33.
That is a great road but you must respect it.
A few mile after the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Loose front sprocket

http://demonty.smugmug.com/G650XC-chain-adjustment/i-KXGsF6X/1/M/image-M.jpg (http://demonty.smugmug.com/G650XC-chain-adjustment/i-KXGsF6X/A)[/QUOTE]


I also had some " wiggle" when I changed the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,388
Posted By Square1
That is good news that you can reuse the ABS...

That is good news that you can reuse the ABS sensor bracket.
What are your plans for the Brake caliper? will you get an adapter?

I have the same marzo Shivers and I'm debating what to do about...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Square1
Great! From where will you start your trip? ...

Great! From where will you start your trip?
Maybe I can join you for parts of it.

M
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set...

[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set of axle clamps from a set of 45mm Marzocchi Shivers, leftover after an X-Ch conversion. If you have such a set, please let me know the following

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set...

[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set of axle clamps from a set of 45mm Marzocchi Shivers, leftover after an X-Ch conversion. If you have such a set, please let me know the following...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,047
Posted By Square1
Clutch cover

Next time you change the oil , after draining the oil take the clutch cover off.
On the inside of the cover there is a hole were the clutch release pin sits in.
Measure if this hole is round or...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,047
Posted By Square1
How many miles has your bike. Could be old...

How many miles has your bike.

Could be old oil and time for an oil change or if you have more then 23-25k miles you might need a new clutch cover and release mechanism.

M
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 97,037
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=Square1;24194590]Today I got into the...

[QUOTE=Square1;24194590]Today I got into the Front forks to replace the fork seals.
I put them back together with 660ml of 5 W oil in the compression/left side and 660ml of 15w in the rebound/right...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 97,037
Posted By Square1
Today I got into the Front forks to replace the...

Today I got into the Front forks to replace the fork seals.
I put them back together with 660ml of 5 W oil in the compression/left side and 660ml of 15w in the rebound/right side.

Then I went on...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 50,095
Posted By Square1
Just went through that with a 86 K100RS. ...

Just went through that with a 86 K100RS.
Depends how it was stored, but expect to replace the rubber parts around the air/fuel intake.
If you are lucky all you need to do is change ALL fluids, a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 29,823
Posted By Square1
We did it last August and it took us 6 days from...

We did it last August and it took us 6 days from the California border to WallaWalla WA

M
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Square1
Google : BMW G650X manual you will find: ...

Google : BMW G650X manual you will find:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Square1
Thank you for all the suggestions. Due to Work,...

Thank you for all the suggestions.
Due to Work, Weather and closed trails we will reschedule our trip.
We will be back for the 49 er rally , hopefully by then there are more trails open.

M
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
I replaced those with capped nuts from KTM which...

I replaced those with capped nuts from KTM which need a 27MM wrench.
More choices on these wrenches.
Someone hear might have the part# for the KTM parts.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Square1
So, thats it ?! Seems like most forest roads...

So, thats it ?!

Seems like most forest roads and trails are still closed.
Are there any rods or trails outside of the Nat park that are worthwhile?

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Square1
Trails around Shaver Lake

Me and my friends will come up to Shaver Lake at the end of the month.
I will have my 650 with me and my friends want to rent some ATV's.
Which dirt roads and Trails are open and would work for all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=EdiA;23863211]Here is how my clutch cover...

[QUOTE=EdiA;23863211]Here is how my clutch cover looks like... Should I do anything or just put it back in place?

If your Clutch is acting up, like you described , like stalling when hot, dragging...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Yes I kept the old cover, but looking at the...

Yes I kept the old cover, but looking at the hassle of putting a sleeve in
I think I would just go and get a new cover.

The cover seems to be the same material and has the same weight as the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Clutch cover

Here are some pictures from my Clutch cover and Clutch release mechanism.
I had to replace the cover and parts after 27k miles.
I replaced it with an old style cover. the new one with the bushing...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 247,800
Posted By Square1
Three questions Question #1: Is this right? ...

Three questions

Question #1: Is this right?

I bought the bike used, and have not had the forks apart. I am assuming it has the original springs, but I won't know until I pull things apart.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,374
Posted By Square1
Great , see you tomorrow M

Great , see you tomorrow

M
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,618
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=scooter noob;23727609]Hey all, my fuel...

[QUOTE=scooter noob;23727609]Hey all, my fuel injector had become somewhat crudded up. Are there any aftermarket manufacturers out there that make an injector, on the off chance I need to replace...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
The 'O7 does not have a sleeve insert in the...

The 'O7 does not have a sleeve insert in the clutch housing cover.
You can lay the bike on the side and take the cover off , not loosing any oil.
Measure the hole in the clutch cover for roundness....
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,047
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=snooker;23710445]Maybe the winter has been...

[QUOTE=snooker;23710445]Maybe the winter has been too long and I've forgotten what my beautiful baby looks like... but I cannot picture what hole in the clutch cover plate has a spinning shaft going...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Thank you, I ordered an EBC rear Rotor for...

Thank you,

I ordered an EBC rear Rotor for the Aprilia Pegaso.
Lets see what happens.

M
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Square1
I only know of this: Rotax engine rebuilt ...

I only know of this:

Rotax engine rebuilt
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=847942

M
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Rear Brake Rotor

I found a front rotor from EBC Pro-Lite that was reasonable priced.
Today I checked the rear rotor , it is also warped.
Maybe because of the excessive heat of the rear brake seizing.

The choices...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Brake parts numbers from KTM bikes that should...

Brake parts numbers from KTM bikes that should fit BMW G 650 X

Originally posted by F650/crossroadz/au:

http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/Repairs/Brakes/BrakeParts.pdf

M
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Brake Problems

07 X Challenge:

Today the rear brake seized up on me while I was riding.
I found brake piston and seal rebuilt parts from KTM, I will report back how that worked out.

While I m working on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,047
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=jjmead1;23658358]Anyone ever find a non...

[QUOTE=jjmead1;23658358]Anyone ever find a non BMW oil filter that works?

I just ordered from Beemerbone yard those Mann filters:


http://www.beemerboneyard.com/11412343118m4.html

M
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
The plastic body parts are similar to what is...

The plastic body parts are similar to what is used for automotive bumpers and panels, some form of ABS plastic.
Find your local auto body supply shop, if you don't find one go to an auto body shop....
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,814
Posted By Square1
92 R100R I installed the Racetech Gold Valve...

92 R100R

I installed the Racetech Gold Valve Emulator and their springs last week.
Went on several rides along the same route before and after the rebuilt to have a comparison.

Main complain...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,494
Posted By Square1
Happen to me to, the PO never had the bike in...

Happen to me to,
the PO never had the bike in to the dealer.
Like you I had them check the VIN and a new battery, upper roller work and some " brakework" came for free.
I had them update the bikes...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By Square1
Thank you for sharing. I will be visiting...

Thank you for sharing.
I will be visiting Frankfurt soon and might check out your tours.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Square1
Maricopa is the closest, The Maricopa Airport...

Maricopa is the closest,
The Maricopa Airport is only a mile away where Elkhorn rd meets Hwy 166.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Square1
That sounds great, maybe that could be a...

That sounds great,
maybe that could be a staging stop to go into Lassen and Modoc.

M
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Square1
I'm interested! M

I'm interested!

M
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