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Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 46,034
Posted By Metteke
I just did the big bearing, but it didn't fall on...

I just did the big bearing, but it didn't fall on as described here.
The crown wheel was in the freezer for about 2 hours, and I used a heat gun to heat up the bearing. It was quit hot (BMW says...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Maybe a bit late, but the bracket seems to be one...

Maybe a bit late, but the bracket seems to be one from a company in Brazil: Corona Racing. They use to have this. (www.coronaracing.com.br (http://www.coronaracing.com.br/))
Forum: Racing 04-28-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 31,094
Posted By Metteke
Not completely true. They did not sell Mini. It...

Not completely true. They did not sell Mini. It came with Rover at the time, and they've sold Rover and Land Rover and kept Mini to difersify their range.
They also need more small cars to lower the...
Forum: Racing 02-03-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
Did they do this on purpouse? :huh

Did they do this on purpouse? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Me likes!!! what is the price of the basic kit?

Me likes!!! what is the price of the basic kit?
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
No it won't. You need the battery in the circuit....

No it won't. You need the battery in the circuit. The regulator in the alternator is not made to be use without a battery.
I even doubt it that it will bump start at let's say 10kph (running speed)...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
If 26 riders miss it, my guess is that it is not...

If 26 riders miss it, my guess is that it is not clear... It's that just one guy missed it, but almost half of the top 50 riders did...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
anyone seen Annie Seel finishing? Couldn't find...

anyone seen Annie Seel finishing? Couldn't find her in the list.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
There was a hidden waypoint just before the...

There was a hidden waypoint just before the finish. A lot of people didn't got it, and they were not allowed to return to find it once passed over the finish line (that's when most of them heard...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
it is, nothing to be heared anywhere... Well,...

it is, nothing to be heared anywhere... Well, we'll hear it tomorrow.:ear
Forum: Racing 01-14-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
No idea. Maybe because the last part was...

No idea. Maybe because the last part was neutralised, they didn't update?? Appearantly, there is an agreement between ASO and argentina/Chile that everybody has to be in Argentina today... So i think...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
it is announced on the dakar.com website that the...

it is announced on the dakar.com website that the today's special will be shortened by 200km. the sand is too soft. They will go from CP3 straight west to somewhere between CP5 and CP6.
Forum: Racing 01-08-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
just read that the end of yesterday's etappe has...

just read that the end of yesterday's etappe has been neutralised due to heavy rain. So everybody who is not in yet can still start day 6.
Today's special will be shortened and will end at CP2....
Forum: Racing 01-07-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
Not much. apparently he's been missing since...

Not much. apparently he's been missing since sunday, but only found last night... How or why is not known. Police is investigating everything according to a belgian newssite.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
on the news here in Belgium: biker n° 192 Pascal...

on the news here in Belgium: biker n° 192 Pascal Terry is been found dead last night. :cry

According to ASO he has been found in dense vegatation, about 15 meters away from his bike. He was found...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
ah, this explains a lot!! thx...

ah, this explains a lot!! thx...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
are these times correct?? If you see the average...

are these times correct?? If you see the average speed, that is over 150kph :eek1 the first hour they should have done 180kms??? (according to the tracking time)
Forum: Racing 01-05-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,721
Posted By Metteke
143km and Jonah 3rd for the moment :clap....

143km and Jonah 3rd for the moment :clap. 16minutes behind Coma.
Strange, Despes not even passed point 143km. He starterd as 2nd...
Forum: Racing 12-27-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,548
Posted By Metteke
have a good ride!

have a good ride!
Forum: Racing 12-23-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,092
Posted By Metteke
About the number 180: Pierre Karsmakers will ride...

About the number 180: Pierre Karsmakers will ride the trip without any assistance on a BMW G650XChallenge, the same bike he used during the Heroes Legend. According to Bert Duursma (the supporting...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,101
Posted By Metteke
Nice pictures!! I really like the desert,...

Nice pictures!! I really like the desert, certainly with the 690 in it. nice bike.:evil
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 128,418
Posted By Metteke
Hmmm, looks like if you can replace the plastic...

Hmmm, looks like if you can replace the plastic protection a bit that this wouldn't be such a problem?
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By Metteke
What is worth a try is the following. I learned...

What is worth a try is the following. I learned this from a guy who used to race nortons back in the 60's. Pull the lever several times until you feel the pressure is building up. Then pull it all...
Forum: Racing 11-13-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,553
Posted By Metteke
Amazing... Met a one-armed guy that rode enduro...

Amazing... Met a one-armed guy that rode enduro this summer. He did run the 12hrs of La Chinelle, which is a tough track, and run partially in the dark. (from midnight to 5am, and the rest from 9am...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
I can't see a problem there, but better ask your...

I can't see a problem there, but better ask your dealer.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Well, you can. If this oil is ok for TwinAir,...

Well, you can. If this oil is ok for TwinAir, there is no prob. Just wash it, dry it and oil it as you've always done.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Sure you can. When you order from BMW it comes...

Sure you can. When you order from BMW it comes dry they've always said, so better check before use. It is a TwinAir after all.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
You Merricans have a thicker (double) layer tank...

You Merricans have a thicker (double) layer tank because of your stronger (ridiculous) emission regulations when it come to fuel vapor escaping.
Europeans have a normal tank... which holds 2.1...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,524
Posted By Metteke
XCH on Mx track

Did have a blast with my XC on the MX track of Condé sur Escaut, france.

Heavy, wow. But when ridden rather agressively it goes goed. Still missing some more rebound damping in the rear... The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
I have seen these tools in the beginning of...

I have seen these tools in the beginning of september... But it's true, ordering special tools from BMW might take a while.
Are you sure they said they have to check the primary clutch? Can't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Brommer: do not forget that you can put the...

Brommer: do not forget that you can put the handlebar further from you by loosening the main bolts and turning the clamps. Easely done... Look in your manual for more info. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
As most do, you need to open them toch change the...

As most do, you need to open them toch change the spring or the washer that gives the spring pretension.

The rear spring is 58Nm/cm I believe. So if you push with 5.8kgs, it lowers 1 cm. More...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
something like this: http://www.arro.ie/26380.jpg...

something like this: http://www.arro.ie/26380.jpg you use for this:
http://www.rd.com/images/tfhimport/2003/20030601_Using_Tools_page002img001_size2.jpg

See the holes in the nut?? Similar to the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
I used the spanner of a medium size disc cutter...

I used the spanner of a medium size disc cutter (how do you actually call that thing to cut rion with??).
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
No, It's not. It is richer with the wire. Hence...

No, It's not. It is richer with the wire. Hence more power, but since it's richer, it doesn't care about the lambda signal too much, so you could easely damage your cat when riding wide open for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
No idea here, but get this right: It is a machine...

No idea here, but get this right: It is a machine comparable with WR450, CRF450, EXC450 and so on. Running these high performance enduro's at race pace will cost you a lot of mony, any of them. They...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Aluminium bachplate: 71 60 7 720 211 Lower...

Aluminium bachplate: 71 60 7 720 211
Lower seat: 52 53 7 713 991

Prices no idea.

BMW Airfilter is actually made by TwinAir. So good quality.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,524
Posted By Metteke
No , hubs are different. So, not possible.

No , hubs are different.
So, not possible.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
I have plenty of manuals here, I'll have a...

I have plenty of manuals here, I'll have a look...

Strange, also in the EU version they say Castrol GPS 10w40, and one line lower only to use mineral oils SF to SH. I thought GPS was SG, and the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,253,619
Posted By Metteke
Strange, in RSD is says API SG / JASO MA :dunno

Strange, in RSD is says API SG / JASO MA :dunno
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