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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By sstrangee
TT-R230 Dual Sporting

Hey all.

I have a TT-R230 dirt/trail bike and I'm going to have the stator rewound on it for more output so I can dual sport it. To do this, the stator rewind service needs me to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
Well, I understand that. But I'm no mechanic. ...

Well, I understand that. But I'm no mechanic. So, I'm kinda learning as I go... I try to do any basic modifications to the BMW myself, the more advanced stuff I take to the service department.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
I asked because I didn't have any idea what to...

I asked because I didn't have any idea what to torque the bolt to after I had already taken it off.

I couldn't find anything for the G650GS. Tons of material for the F650GS, but none for the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
I went with the 50nm instead of the 40nm. The...

I went with the 50nm instead of the 40nm. The difference from 40nm (about 30 lb-ft) to 50nm (about 37 lb-ft) was maybe a half turn of the bolt.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
No it's cool. I had to use a carbide bit and...

No it's cool. I had to use a carbide bit and backed it out. Was not easy, but got it done.

I contacted the manufacturer of the 15T sprocket and they said they recommend 50Nm. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
Well, I got bad news. I torqued it and used blue...

Well, I got bad news. I torqued it and used blue loctite, tightened and aligned chain. Went out for a test ride through some mountainous terrain. It was a noticeable difference with the new...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
Hey guys. Just finished replacing my front...

Hey guys. Just finished replacing my front sprocket from a 16T to a 15T. Does anyone know the recommended Nm for tightening the front sprocket on a 2013 BMW G650GS?

Removing the old one was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
Off road, 1st gear seems WAY too low. If I'm at...

Off road, 1st gear seems WAY too low. If I'm at the bottom of a steep incline without momentum, first gear isn't going to cut it. I really need to be in 2nd gear with momentum to get up a steep...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
Sorry, I have 2013. My mistake it is 16:47.

Sorry, I have 2013. My mistake it is 16:47.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
I've got a question on getting a little more...

I've got a question on getting a little more torque out of the G650GS on steep inclines.

Would changing the gearing increase torque for steeper inclines compared to highway? I'm okay with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By sstrangee
After replacing the O-ring no the head cylinder...

After replacing the O-ring no the head cylinder cover, should I use some sort of silicone sealant on the O-ring?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By sstrangee
I already removed the gas tank and ordered new...

I already removed the gas tank and ordered new O-rings. I decided just to dedicate the time and get it done right the first time.

http://i.imgur.com/yUxSUWGl.jpg?1

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By sstrangee
Yeah it's air cooled. So tightening the...

Yeah it's air cooled.

So tightening the bolts and using something like Seal-All stop the dripping? Or is it just a matter of time before I will need to rip it all apart anyway?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By sstrangee
Blown Gasket Head or Seal Leak?

Over the weekend, I was riding my dirt bike through some pretty heavy and rough terrain. I didn't notice until I got home (after about 2 hours of riding), that the left side of my engine was covered...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By sstrangee
How was the power on the KLX250S before your...

How was the power on the KLX250S before your bored it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By sstrangee
Yamaha WR250R vs. Kawasaki KLX250S vs. Suzuki DRZ400S vs. KTM 350 EXC-F

Someone suggested to post this here for more input...
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Hello everyone.

Currently I have two motorcycles. A BMW G650GS and a Yamaha...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By sstrangee
I don't know if this is really 2-up in some...

I don't know if this is really 2-up in some places. 3 or 4 miles out from Sheep's bridge (a 2 mile windy stretch) is super rocky and would be nightmare for anyone on the back of the bike. I guess...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By sstrangee
Yamaha WR250R vs. Kawasaki KLX250S vs. Suzuki DRZ400S vs. KTM 350 EXC-F

Hello everyone.

Currently I have two motorcycles. A BMW G650GS and a Yamaha TT-R230. I love the heck out of both, and both have their purposes. I love the BMW for long trips to do some mostly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By sstrangee
Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for!

Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By sstrangee
Bush Highway, Arizona

Hoping someone can lead me in the right direction.

I traveled Bush Highway from the Beeline Highway on Sunday. I had planned to go down Phon D Sutton (Great Western Trail) to North Cactus (in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By sstrangee
Thanks for the info guys! We changed out time to...

Thanks for the info guys! We changed out time to Saturday due to the Superbowl... Go figure! :)

If you're up that way, see ya Saturday!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By sstrangee
Sheep's Bridge, Arizona

This Sunday (2/2/2014), a couple of dual sports and a couple of aggressive side-by-sides are heading to Sheep's Bridge and back via 7 Springs (FR24) and Bloody Basin (FR269).

I consider myself a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By sstrangee
Arizona Dirt OHV

Anyone in the state of Arizona know what I need to do to get my dirt bike registered to use OHV? I've looked everywhere for something and it seems like the OHV only applies to tagged bikes?

Am I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By sstrangee
I know this is kinda an old thread, but did you...

I know this is kinda an old thread, but did you have to do a stator rewind after adding a headlamp? I know the TTR 230 is only about 60 watts or so.

I'd like to know what parts you used for tail...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By sstrangee
Laugh Yamaha TTR230 Dual Sport kits?

I have a 2012 TTR230 that I would like to convert to dual sport. Can anyone recommend a dual sport kit for these bikes?

The only one I can find is the Baja Designs kit, but it seems like it needs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 50,852
Posted By sstrangee
Looks like a lot of fun. Interested in the next...

Looks like a lot of fun. Interested in the next ride, for sure.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 50,852
Posted By sstrangee
Why am I always late to the party? Come to...

Why am I always late to the party?

Come to think about it... The whole cream center conversation is scary...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,396
Views: 225,681
Posted By sstrangee
Oops... So is there a regular meeting time...

Oops...

So is there a regular meeting time and place for this group?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,396
Views: 225,681
Posted By sstrangee
I guess I was in the wrong spot this morning? ...

I guess I was in the wrong spot this morning? I'm new to dirt riding and wanting to meet up with others.

The Sunday meeting is at Tatum and Bell in parking lot with the Starbucks and Dunkin...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 185,474
Posted By sstrangee
I got one... http://i.imgur.com/T9cC1DJ.jpg

I got one...

http://i.imgur.com/T9cC1DJ.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By sstrangee
Alright. I got the bolt removed. It took me all...

Alright. I got the bolt removed. It took me all of about 15 mins.

First thing I did was punch the center as close as could. Stuck on a left handed drill bit and set my drill to reverse. Slowly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,369,785
Posted By sstrangee
This is Cow Creek Road. North-Northwest of...

This is Cow Creek Road. North-Northwest of Phoenix, Arizona about 5 miles or so west of Crown King Trail turn off if I remember.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
I'm about 2.5k miles into my 2013. I get about...

I'm about 2.5k miles into my 2013. I get about 195 miles per fill up. I reach reserve around 175 miles, and drive no more than 20 miles into reserve. I'm sure I could do much more, just haven't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,369,785
Posted By sstrangee
Guess I'll throw mine in the mix. ...

Guess I'll throw mine in the mix.

http://i.imgur.com/8owSXXEl.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By sstrangee
Thanks! Very informative! I'll be making this...

Thanks! Very informative! I'll be making this attempt sometime tomorrow. I'll keep you posted!
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By sstrangee
Yes, it is a threaded insert that is welded on...

Yes, it is a threaded insert that is welded on the backside of the frame in the frame tube.
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By sstrangee
Advice for broken bolt?

Hello all.

Went dual sporting a couple days ago through a nice big rocked dry river bed, only to find that my skid plate front support bolt was snapped when I got home.

The bolt that broke off...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,212
Posted By sstrangee
Yup, I'm already looking for a cheap used dirt...

Yup, I'm already looking for a cheap used dirt bike. Looking at getting Honda CRF230 or a Yamaha TT-R230.

I'm shorter guy so gotta with a bike that doesn't have a high seat height. The 230s seem...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 431,615
Posted By sstrangee
I posted this in a thread:...

I posted this in a thread: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926221

BUT.... So, I've looked all over for replacement G650GS clutch/brake levers with no luck. The only ones I can find are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By sstrangee
2013 G650GS Clutch/Brake levers

So, I've looked all over for replacement G650GS clutch/brake levers with no luck. The only ones I can find are the BMW OEM version, but looking for a foldable version.

Anyone know where I can...
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