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Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By eaglescan
nice work, I had mine done slightly different,...

nice work, I had mine done slightly different, bored the cover right thru to the out side, and installed a headed bushing from there. I never put the circlip back on, and it is fine. The clutch is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,039
Posted By eaglescan
Thanks for showing us another part of the world....

Thanks for showing us another part of the world. Cheers from western Canada.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By eaglescan
Now I am really upset. We were going to ride...

Now I am really upset. We were going to ride this from Harrison up, but cancelled due to weather report. I would have liked to see you again Ken, it's been a while. Steve
PS. can you post that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
yes to the unbolt of the switch, with wires...

yes to the unbolt of the switch, with wires intact. no to the zip tie, no need. There is a small arm sticking up from the switch. I just move it to the place where the fuel pump starts, ( would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
For the kickstand, I removed the switch and wires...

For the kickstand, I removed the switch and wires still plugged in, then routed it to under the seat. Find the position of the switch where the bike will start and you're good. If ever you want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I was thinking plugged exhaust, I had it happen...

I was thinking plugged exhaust, I had it happen on a car once. Not sure if the bike will run with muffler disconnected to test.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By eaglescan
nice report, awesome pictures. thanks

nice report, awesome pictures. thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I have 60000 km on mine. Not ridden to hard, but...

I have 60000 km on mine. Not ridden to hard, but except for the worn out case and 3 broken splines, all good now.
And regarding the engagement when half way out, I would back off the adjuster at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
so now you will know where the dowels are, they...

so now you will know where the dowels are, they cause the problem!. Next, is the hole oval at all, and were you having clutch release problems? also , how many KM's on the bike? If it is worn , have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Yes I did it. Drilled on the left side, and...

Yes I did it. Drilled on the left side, and tapped it for 1/8 npt
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
The release bearing is actually the horizontal...

The release bearing is actually the horizontal shaft with teeth on it. You can find it on Max bmw parts under clutch. So if all the teeth are OK on your shaft , you don't need to replace. The play in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Found this, it will be my last entry on subject. ...

Found this, it will be my last entry on subject.
Another option is the BMW G650 Funduro gear leaver which is out of metal and bends easily, I’ve seen prices around €50.
Clutch
The main problem...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Well if you can, remove the shaft that is in the...

Well if you can, remove the shaft that is in the clutch pack, and put it in the hole. If there is side play ( oval hole) then the case is worn. You really need to measure the shaft and then the hole...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
that's a great job of showing the problem. My...

that's a great job of showing the problem. My broken teeth were on the other piece. If you have the old cover still, it can be sleeved for future use. Do you know if your new one is made from better...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Meriden is right about the possible damage by...

Meriden is right about the possible damage by prying .Turning the clutch shaft will do it. Also, ,there is very little oil come out if you just lean the bike to the right. I do it up against a wall,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I have had the clutch cover off many times. What...

I have had the clutch cover off many times. What seems to hold it on after the bolts are out, is 2 dowels that are a snug fit.
So if you get a sharp tool like a thin screwdriver blade between the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,015
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Posted By eaglescan
You are welcome. PM me your phone # if you want....

You are welcome. PM me your phone # if you want. Steve
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
That sounds like about the mileage I had when...

That sounds like about the mileage I had when trouble started. At first I just replaced the release shaft, on the second time, at about 50,000km, I bought another shaft and started asking dealer for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I can't say if the cases are the same, but my...

I can't say if the cases are the same, but my comments was made for you to remove your clutch cover and check/ measure the hole. It is really best to remove the release shaft from the clutch plate...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
see post 5949, the photo shows a sleeve in the...

see post 5949, the photo shows a sleeve in the clutch case. This is where the wear is on stock case, it causes the teeth to break off on the release shaft. If the teeth are still OK, it can still be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By eaglescan
Wow, that brings back memories. As teen agers, we...

Wow, that brings back memories. As teen agers, we snuck on the tressle at night to the middle and climbed the iron beams to caught pigeons. about 1960:cry

PS. here's my DSBC report from my rides...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By eaglescan
look here ...

look here
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5340229
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
You should check the release shaft has all it's...

You should check the release shaft has all it's teeth. I went through 3 shafts before finding the oval wear problem. I had a machine shop bore the housing and make a aircraft aluminum bushing /...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
re post 5918 I know that bike, he hit some big...

re post 5918 I know that bike, he hit some big rocks and snapped the kickstand support and frame area.
the seat is from Rich's in Seattle.
I have a Seat Concepts on my X and like it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By eaglescan
I won't be able to do the MS side even if it...

I won't be able to do the MS side even if it opens. The Indian truck is also closed.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By eaglescan
Hey, hi jack in process. This was a dirt bike...

Hey, hi jack in process. This was a dirt bike adventure, but since everything is closed ( gated) we may be doing slab. On Sat. I am heading to Anza for lunch at the 371 café, taking Bautista cyn...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By eaglescan
If Bigred doesn't reply, I would still like to...

If Bigred doesn't reply, I would still like to ride , name the time and place. I am good for any day. I am only a few miles from the base of the Indian Truck trail from the east side, anyone know if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By eaglescan
I am staying south of Corona, could meet you at...

I am staying south of Corona, could meet you at Cook's corner, but it would be about 10.30. as it's 60 miles to get there. This Sat. is good for me. On a G 650 X challenge. Steve
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Is it possible you have a leak caused by the mud...

Is it possible you have a leak caused by the mud guard rubbing on the shock? But usually if this happens the shock would go completely down. Another thing happens is the pressure will drop when the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,080
Posted By eaglescan
I did the Senator on my X challenge alone, and it...

I did the Senator on my X challenge alone, and it was lots of rocks and very remote feeling. It took me 1.5 hrs, to do the first 17 miles and never stopped once for pictures. Once it started the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
Yes I installed a grease fitting. Pumped lots of...

Yes I installed a grease fitting. Pumped lots of grease in, and the dry crunching went away. Some grease will work it's way out over time, but it works for me.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I think it is right hand thread, loosen it with...

I think it is right hand thread, loosen it with the rear wheel down and brake on, not in gear ,as that is bad for the tranny. On the install,the spring washer will keep the bolt tight, I use...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,827
Posted By eaglescan
nice report, photos are worth a 1000 words!...

nice report, photos are worth a 1000 words! beautifully country. cheers from canada
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,730
Posted By eaglescan
That is a great report. I am sitting in Borrego,...

That is a great report. I am sitting in Borrego, and have ridden some of the places you were.
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,622
Posted By eaglescan
Really like your trip report, keep it up. Cheers...

Really like your trip report, keep it up. Cheers from Canada
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By eaglescan
You take your chances when Steve leads a ride,...

You take your chances when Steve leads a ride, like the time we were on Bradshaw trail, looking for Red ? canyon. we were out there 2 hrs and lots of scouting was done to find our way. Good times...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
I think we need to know what kind of riding you...

I think we need to know what kind of riding you do? I have had my X since new, and yes the shock failed when the mudguard worn on it. That can be avoided with a small mod. (see the front page ) I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,780
Posted By eaglescan
Fantastic report, I love anywhere in AZ, when I...

Fantastic report, I love anywhere in AZ, when I am down that way in our WINTER in Canada. Can I ask where you staged from? thanks:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,234
Posted By eaglescan
It looks like the hub was towards the block, it...

It looks like the hub was towards the block, it should be facing out. I just swapped my front sprocket and checked on my dvd manual to confirm.
I know it doesn't seem right, but it must line the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,155
Posted By eaglescan
Thanks for the report, I'm a snowbird and hang...

Thanks for the report, I'm a snowbird and hang out in AZ every Dec. & Jan. You have given me some ideas for my next trip. Cheers
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