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Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Barnman
For Wayne - Found this ECU information and...

For Wayne - Found this ECU information and thought they may be of interest to you

Connector pins (ECU)

http://www.geocities.ws/robertosat/BMS.pdf

Connector pins (socket)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Another good one Wayne :thumb I have the...

Another good one Wayne :thumb

I have the barkbusters already fitted to the standard bar, so will transfer easily if take that approach
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333 I think Iam going...

Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333

I think Iam going to cut the ends out of an old pair of bars I have like Damian_74 did in this link

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24124537&postcount=13722...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then...

Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then and save a tenner :D

Have you tried the Barkbusters Bar End Weights B66 to see if that helps?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Barnman
thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know...

thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know what I want in that respect

I just don't know the 2 manufactures, so it's a Renthal v Pro taper opinion I am looking for.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Barnman
What - No opinions?

What - No opinions?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By Barnman
:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to...

:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to use the powders coaters you first used
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done...

Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done as well?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Some pictures here that might help ...

Some pictures here that might help

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16663921&postcount=6172
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 02:50 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Handlebars

Iam looking at upgrading the handlebars. Thinking Renthal Fat Bar RC High or, Protaper Windham / RM Mid bend.

What's you experience of Renthal and Protaper Handlebars? Are they much the same or is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Good work, very nice "The damn thing gone...

Good work, very nice

"The damn thing gone wild, bam-ba-lam" :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Barnman
oh shit - just read this Hey Thomas, your...

oh shit - just read this

Hey Thomas, your not the type to be beaten - It'll be the treatable type.

Hope it works out well for you mate
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Time for some pics :-)

Just had a great motorbike weekend riding with mates, and the dakar was the perfect dual sport. Rode 200 miles fully loaded, set up camp and then did the Taffy Daker. An off road motorbike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By Barnman
Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result...

Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result in a broken chain.

Probably not a great explanation, but I'll try;

The centre of the the front and back sprockets are not a consistent distance...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Besides the TT one not being too pretty, it's...

Besides the TT one not being too pretty, it's also a pain for 2 reasons

1) Getting the rear wheel off
2) Checking chain adjustment

So, if you could come up with a design that solved those 2...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,677,857
Posted By Barnman
I think 54607066100 should work I...

I think 54607066100 should work



I know, I know :D but hey if it works. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 01:38 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Thats taking your forum name to a whole new...

Thats taking your forum name to a whole new level! Hope your up and well soon.






I have these from holan fitted to mine. Again, like others, they are well proven with only damage to the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By Barnman
Not sure if that is aimed at the OP or not, but...

Not sure if that is aimed at the OP or not, but by the side, I had a great trip and would reccomend Laos to anybody wanting to explore. But be quick its changing; big infrastructure projects, new...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Yes, it is a discontinued product. I was also...

Yes, it is a discontinued product. I was also lucky enough to get a 'last' one from Germany. Mine is just the same with the storage box bolted to the main skidplate.

I have no suggestions for...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-23-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By Barnman
Thanks for that Witold. Will reconsider. I need...

Thanks for that Witold. Will reconsider. I need to anyway, as I am having trouble locating a bike to hire. Both Jules, and Jim at Remote asia have nothing! I guess I will be able to get a scooter...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-22-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By Barnman
Hi gatogato Iam heading to Bangkok and onto...

Hi gatogato

Iam heading to Bangkok and onto Laos at the same time as you and also hiring a bike from Vientiane . Been reading about a couple of different hire options even some from Luang Prabang....
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Barnman
The FRONT SPROCKET COVER - CASE SAVER BMW G 650 X...

The FRONT SPROCKET COVER - CASE SAVER BMW G 650 X made by Scheffelmeier is expensive but excellent quality and fit for purpose

http://www.bashplates.de/images/product_images/info_images/43_0.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Dansin fitted the heated grip but ran the wire...

Dansin fitted the heated grip but ran the wire externaly as an alternative approach


http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21770363&postcount=3930
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Barnman
I am using the 6 days up front as well. Running...

I am using the 6 days up front as well. Running it on 15psi and really like it. Probably too off road bias for trips, but great for the rallies and green laning.



I have a E09 Dakar on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Good post - thanks

Good post - thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Barnman
found this table of rim to tyres - may be useful...

found this table of rim to tyres - may be useful to you Wayne. It does show that 2.15 isn't a great option for my use.

http://bmwscotter.org/topics/wheels/wheel_rim_chart.htm

and here it is in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Barnman
That's why I am also seeking clarity Wayne. As I...

That's why I am also seeking clarity Wayne. As I understand it, and happy to be corrected;

Standard is 17x3
When upgrading to 18 excel 's on the rear the size generally used is 18x2.5
but I am...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:35 AM
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Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
oh yes, and a perfect fit ...

oh yes, and a perfect fit

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae36/Firtrees/DSC_0110_zps5c068277.jpg (http://s955.photobucket.com/user/Firtrees/media/DSC_0110_zps5c068277.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By Barnman
Thanks Michael1968 Iam aware of the...

Thanks Michael1968

Iam aware of the euro/Japanese lacing pattern differences, and a couple of wheel builders have told me they can resolve this by custom spokes, different spoke angles or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 811,270
Posted By Barnman
I ride a fastish gravel track, that has some rain...

I ride a fastish gravel track, that has some rain channels built across it, they are like speed bumps. With the standard suspension, there was no way I could set it so that it didn't launch the back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
I have KOYO bearings with seal fitted top and...

I have KOYO bearings with seal fitted top and bottom.

I took the outer race from one bearing and mated it with the inner race from another. the bearing face, angle and size was identical. Works...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 811,270
Posted By Barnman
That made me laugh nylon. I took a similar...

That made me laugh nylon. I took a similar picture a while ago, although the skull isn't as impressive as yours!

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae36/Firtrees/BMW%20daker/DSC_0364.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,464
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Posted By Barnman
restoring rims

what's the best way of restoring the finish on the standard rims so that they look like new again?

I acquired some from Ebay, that would make a good spare set, however the rims are structurally...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14,464
Views: 1,677,857
Posted By Barnman
yeah, those green paper washers are the anti...

yeah, those green paper washers are the anti squeak washers and are stupid money from BMW

Iam not sure if its useful to you, but I think I have identified a seal that will replace the speedo drive...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
Straight copy and paste from the Yamaha manual....

Straight copy and paste from the Yamaha manual. Hope it helps.

Compress the front fork fully.
15. Fill:
Front fork oil
Until outer tube top surface with recommended
fork oil 1.

16. After...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,951
Posted By Barnman
just adding another picture At a guess its...

just adding another picture

At a guess its Nick plumb

http://lh5.ggpht.com/-tcISOUW8m7k/SmiRv20J8eI/AAAAAAAAEAk/WFSJZ3oaBxk/s640/DSC05476.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
You just had to do it Gravel Seeker didn't you...

You just had to do it Gravel Seeker didn't you :evil

no...no...no...I must resist

.....but they are nice :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
Cheers Toby One mod leads to another and I...

Cheers Toby

One mod leads to another and I would love to drop to swap the dash for something lighter and less bulky but where do I stop with this bike and anyway I have a nice new touring screen...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
Its far simpler than that :D I want a second...

Its far simpler than that :D

I want a second set of wheels, so don't want to use my current hubs. I have been looking for a GS hub, or even a complete wheel for a while for sensible money but one...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 633,126
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Toby What's the deal with the spacer...

Thanks Toby

What's the deal with the spacer and the sprocket? Is this needed to align the front and rear sprocket? Is it simply some washers between the sprocket carrier and sprocket to move the...
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