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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Rubberbband
Might have to try disconnecting the battery...

Might have to try disconnecting the battery then...Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Rubberbband
Because the parking lot I leave has an uphill...

Because the parking lot I leave has an uphill climb to the road. And then when I turn left onto the road I always floor it

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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Rubberbband
I'm going to give it a few tanks of gas to assess...

I'm going to give it a few tanks of gas to assess it some more. To be honest it used to bog down a little without the booster plug when cold and I may be trying too hard to find a fault with it.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Rubberbband
BoosterPlug makes the bike stutter when cold

2010 f650gs now stutters when I snap the throttle wide open when the bike is cold. Bike acts great when warmed up but I am wondering if anyone else experiences this? It's almost like I have a choke...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rubberbband
Installed my boosterplug two days ago and I have...

Installed my boosterplug two days ago and I have notice that it does run smoother. When running the bike from a cold start though it hesitates and bogs when you crank the throttle open. Feels like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Rubberbband
Maybee the click when depressing wears out after...

Maybee the click when depressing wears out after a while. The switch is smooth as butter but I could have sworn it used to feel smolar to the horn. Bike is 3 years old with 22000 mms though

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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Rubberbband
Cool tx for the replies guys. It's a 2010 btw.

Cool tx for the replies guys. It's a 2010 btw.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Rubberbband
can anyone confirm this?

can anyone confirm this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Rubberbband
Turn Signal Indicators

I seem to remember that the button that cancels my turn signals "clicked" when I depressed it (like the horn) and now it is smooth with no click. Hmmm... I must be dreaming again lol.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,767
Posted By Rubberbband
I own a 2010 F650gs with 13000kms on it. Mind you...

I own a 2010 F650gs with 13000kms on it. Mind you I just retired from the Navy (Submarine Service) so I did not get a chance to rack on the miles yet. Would I buy another one...maybee. I have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Rubberbband
I took the bike back to the dealership and...

I took the bike back to the dealership and insisted that the owner have a listen for himself. He brought one of the mechanics out who said it sounded normal. The pffffttttt sound is because of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Rubberbband
Positive. The sound is not present when the bike...

Positive. The sound is not present when the bike is cold which is indicative of a bad weld. When I took it in to the service manager this morning he fired up an F800 that had just run and it had the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Rubberbband
Muffler Rattle

I tried sending this to BMW Motorcycles Canada using their website contact form but of course it did not work. So I have asked my dealership to give me their contact details so I can send them this...
Forum: Canada 11-01-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 22,427
Posted By Rubberbband
Been following this thread closely as I grew up...

Been following this thread closely as I grew up next door to a one room school house in Ontario. It's located between Maxville and Moose Creek on Rural Route #9 in a small place called Sandringham....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,772
Posted By Rubberbband
The best advice would be to take it to a...

The best advice would be to take it to a motorcycle shop and have them give it a once over. The bike should be stable at 80 mph. Numerous problems could cause the symptoms you describe: warped wheel,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,340
Posted By Rubberbband
A quick non-scientific method to check the...

A quick non-scientific method to check the stearing head bearings:
with the bike on the centerstand and the front wheel off the ground, center the handlebars and let them drop to the left or right....
Forum: Canada 10-15-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By Rubberbband
Could not have been me as I am stuck in Halifax...

Could not have been me as I am stuck in Halifax lol. I'm originally from a small town in Ontario (Moose Creek (North of Cornwall)) and was appalled at the lack of driving skills displayed by 70% of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,879
Posted By Rubberbband
Stuck in Halifax for a couple more months for...

Stuck in Halifax for a couple more months for more training. Can't wait to get home so I can pull the filter and check it lol.
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