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Old 07-09-2011, 05:51 AM   #16
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I noticed that this and other parts list specify standard clearance wheel bearings and not the c3 ones. Why would BMW supply c3 bearings in the xc hubs?
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Old 03-03-2012, 06:36 AM   #17
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sharing the spreadsheet

Muddler kindly offered the existing spreadsheet for sharing with all interested inmates and this is my attempt to make it visible from the Google Docs, where is now located for public sharing. Please pm me for any correction or additions. Thanks.

Note: I've split the original spreadsheet in 3 pages: Engine, Wheels, Body, Torque (see links at the bottom)

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Old 03-03-2012, 09:01 AM   #18
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:07 AM   #19
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Throttle tube

Anyone know if there are compatible throttle tubes? Looks like we can only purchase the entire twist grip through BMW. I just need the plastic tube.
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:11 PM   #20
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The front disc for the xmoto is the same as the Aprilia Mille, but it's different from the xcountry and xchallenge.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:12 PM   #21
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Wow this an amazing reference. I just got mine too, and this helps a lot. Anybody have any info on additional sets of rims? I like to run street and knobbies at different times of the year, and had resigned myself to just popping the tires off and switching them around. Without paying 1k a rim, are there any alternatives that fit? Like a 650 GS rim or anything. Thanks for all the effort with this spreadsheet!
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Old 06-14-2012, 04:36 AM   #22
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Does anyone know a compatible clutch lever that's actually possible to buy cheaply? I know the sheet says it's compatible with the 'ktm lc4', but that doesn't narrow it down, seeing as the LC4 series has been around for over 20 years, and many different bikes are built on it.

I'm finding it near impossible to figure out what clutch lever will actually fit, and I can't keep using the one from my xt600 with *kind of* fits.
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:46 AM   #23
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Does anyone know a compatible clutch lever that's actually possible to buy cheaply? I know the sheet says it's compatible with the 'ktm lc4', but that doesn't narrow it down, seeing as the LC4 series has been around for over 20 years, and many different bikes are built on it.

I'm finding it near impossible to figure out what clutch lever will actually fit, and I can't keep using the one from my xt600 with *kind of* fits.
Probably not much help as this is way off the top of my head but I'm pretty confident I have a 97 LC4 clutch lever. I had to drill the pivot hole on the lever out from 6mm to 8mm to fit the Xch. If you have a drill stand I would use it as the KTM lever has a steel insert for the pivot point and you need to drill it straight. An 8mm hole doesn't leave much metal and if you go through at an angle you could go through the edge of the steel which would probably rip the insert out leaving the hole too large. I also had to remove the plastic from the outside of the clutch cable end.

Brake lever is easier as the lever from a honda cb500 twin fits straight on.
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Old 06-14-2012, 05:14 PM   #24
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Probably not much help as this is way off the top of my head but I'm pretty confident I have a 97 LC4 clutch lever. I had to drill the pivot hole on the lever out from 6mm to 8mm to fit the Xch. If you have a drill stand I would use it as the KTM lever has a steel insert for the pivot point and you need to drill it straight. An 8mm hole doesn't leave much metal and if you go through at an angle you could go through the edge of the steel which would probably rip the insert out leaving the hole too large. I also had to remove the plastic from the outside of the clutch cable end.

Brake lever is easier as the lever from a honda cb500 twin fits straight on.
Well the xt600e one is less work than that. You have to remove the plastic from the cable end. Everything else fits, but the actuation distance (measure from the pivot to the cable hole) is a few mm shorter than the stock one; it's probably off by 2-3mm.

Maybe I'll just take the broken lever into a bike shop and see if they can match it with their pattern book.
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:19 PM   #25
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Ok, I went into a dealership and bought a pattern clutch lever. The clutch lever they sold me actually had a slightly too small pin dimension (it was a ktm lc4 lever) but it had a pvc bush which was easy to stretch out to the correct size; if you buy an all alloy one then it will need to be drilled.

While the dealer was fetching the part from the shelf, I took some photos of the pattern reference book; results:

The clutch lever (with the slightly incorrect diameter pin hole) is compatible with:
--BMW--
G450X
F650 95-99
--APRILIA--
RS125 98-04
RS250 95-03
--CAGIVA--
PLANET 03-06
RAPTOR 600 07
RAPTOR 1000 00-05
--HUSKY--
TE610-E 02-09
TE630 10
SM610 99-00
SM610 07

Also some others, although I didn't get a chance to go through the whole book.

The brake lever is supposedly compatible with the Yamaha R6 05-06. Finding an aftermarket lever for that should be easy.

For further reference, check the parts sheets at MCS Motorcycle parts (http://www.mcsonline.com.au).
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Old 06-18-2012, 07:29 AM   #26
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Nice info! Thanks
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:32 PM   #27
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Another follow up. The fan on my bike seized then burnt out (pretty common I think). The cheapest place to buy a fan was from www.rallyshop.pl. The part number is VA69a-a101-87a. It's another part that's common to some Aprilias. Through BMW the fan is a few hundred dollars locally. Shipped all the way from Poland to me in Australia, it was PLN347 - which is about AUD$115 right now. The SPAL distributors in the UK wanted to charge me $85+VAT just for the shipping!

The Rallyshop were really helpful as well, language wasn't a big barrier as their English was pretty good. I couldn't figure out the shipping options on their online store so I emailed them and they processed the order manually for me.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:49 PM   #28
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Another follow up. The fan on my bike seized then burnt out (pretty common I think). The cheapest place to buy a fan was from www.rallyshop.pl. The part number is VA69a-a101-87a. It's another part that's common to some Aprilias.
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Thanks for sharing, macrocephalic! I'll add the fan part number & source to the spreadsheet.

I was thinking about getting a backup just to avoid dealing with such a failure in the middle of a long summer trip, especially since I haven't fit a low fender yet, and a mud-clogged radiator would probably force the fan to its limits.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:53 PM   #29
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Thanks for sharing, macrocephalic! I'll add the fan part number & source to the spreadsheet.

I was thinking about getting a backup just to avoid dealing with such a failure in the middle of a long summer trip, especially since I haven't fit a low fender yet, and a mud-clogged radiator would probably force the fan to its limits.
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Mine died in about March, but since it's been winter and mine is a road bike, I've been running it without the fan - only overheated once when I was idling at walking pace for about 40 minutes.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:01 PM   #30
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some updates

I just updated the parts spreadsheet on comment #17 with some information gracefully shared by khpossum and everyone else on this thread.
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