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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,745
Posted By fireproof46
Hi, i just bent the subframe of my 2006 F650 GS...

Hi, i just bent the subframe of my 2006 F650 GS and having problem sourcing a salvaged one. Could you share from which site you got yours? If it's not allowed to mention in this forum, could you...
Forum: Europe 10-29-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,245
Posted By fireproof46
BMW in Frankfurt

Thanks CourtFisher for the lead in your post.
I was able to get to the BMW Motorrad Zentrum in Frankfurt without a problem. Here's an additional information on how to get there from the main train...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,345
Posted By fireproof46
Last year, I was hit by a truck that suddenly...

Last year, I was hit by a truck that suddenly made a left turn w/o signaling. I was wearing a Caberg Rhyno modular and suffered only a minor contusion on the left side of my forehead plus a broken...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,533
Posted By fireproof46
Stalling

My 2008 990adv w/ only 16,000 km has developed this problem too. But the engine only stops if i also pull in the clutch. Has anyone had a similar experience?

Tnx
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By fireproof46
Hi Soilman, The same happened to my bike for...

Hi Soilman,

The same happened to my bike for a couple of months up until the battery wouldn't charge properly and the dealer had to check again and again. On the 4th visit, they finally nailed it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By fireproof46
Thumb Regulator Problem

I recently had the same problem on my 2008 990adv after just 5,000km. However, mine started with the idle hanging at 4000 RPM (even w/ throttle fully pushed forward), followed by the battery being...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By fireproof46
Problems solved

After the recurrent problems with the high idle and the subsequent chronic draining of the battery and 4 trips back to the dealer, the bike is now running very well like the first time I got it (RPM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,146
Posted By fireproof46
Thumb Foot extension innovation

Thanks a lot for this innovation. I may finally be able to center stand my 990adv solo.

All the best
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 56,318
Posted By fireproof46
GPS Hardware

Which model would you recommend for a tropical setting? Lots of rain and very hot?

FP46 :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,294
Posted By fireproof46
[QUOTE=FastEddieB]At the battery (I now have a...

[QUOTE=FastEddieB]At the battery (I now have a 30A fuse there on the positive lead):

In the glove box (I now have 3 flat plugs and one "cigarette lighter" socket hard-wired there - and no fuse):
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,909
Posted By fireproof46
Wink 15 Minute Idle Trick

The 15 minute idle trick seems to have worked for me. For the past 4,000Km I have had an on and off problem with high idle (4,000RPM) problem after releasing the throttle. I hope it lasts. By the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By fireproof46
Bluhduh High RPM Idle

Hi Jim,
I did the 15 minute trick I picked up from another thread. It seems to have worked. I was going to ride for a few days and give a more definitive feedback, but the whole bike conked out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By fireproof46
Fp46

Hi Guys,

I know this thread is old by now. But I'm hoping somebody will still be monitoring. I have a fbrand new 2008 990 adventure. After the 1st 1000km check-up, I began to notice the...
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