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    Funduro valve clearance

    Checked the Funduro's valve clearance last night. Very strange thing came up. 3 of the 4 valves are within tolerance 0.10 and 0.15. But for the inlet right side valve I can't get even a 0.05 in. The...
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    5 more days and I'm in Ireland. Started to...

    5 more days and I'm in Ireland. Started to service both bikes tonight. No major surprises so far. But the weather doesn't seem to be getting better. Sunday going to try and get the Hein Gerrick TRG...
  3. Thanks for the tip. Motoworks do supply the seals...

    Thanks for the tip. Motoworks do supply the seals but not a piston. The poblem is the piston has a chip in it, and the pads are worn. So when the pads are replaced the seals will probably be torn to...
  4. Rebuilding rear brake caliper for '94 F650.

    I've rebuilt a few brake calipers before, Honda and Yamaha. So it was very interresting that according to the manual the brake calipers on the F650 cannot be rebuilt. If the piston or seals are...
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    I've put on about 6 Scott Oilers in the last 3...

    I've put on about 6 Scott Oilers in the last 3 years, on different bikes. Two things woks fo me.
    Read the booklet, you'll find 99% of the answers in it.
    Take your time. I nomally remove all the...
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    Ok my tour of Ireland is planned and booked. Me...

    Ok my tour of Ireland is planned and booked. Me on a Transalp and the wife on the F650.
    We'll set off from Troon on 3 August will be in Larne at 12:00. Then take to the Bluestack Centre/Hostel near...
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    I fitted a Remus Alloy can last weekend on my...

    I fitted a Remus Alloy can last weekend on my Transalp. Think it is the race version because it is LOUD. I also have backfire when closing throttle and low revs. Something I did notice is that my...
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    Thanks Jonny and Tonny fo the advise. I'm...

    Thanks Jonny and Tonny fo the advise. I'm starting planning tonight.
    So far it looks like I'll start in Larne and head to Donegal when we get off the ferry. Fom there I'll head down to Galway to...
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    Can I jump on this thread also, I've tried a few...

    Can I jump on this thread also, I've tried a few of the fery companies on the web to see what a bike and ider would cost from Stranraer to Belfast but none of them list motocycle as an option. Have...
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    As my wife also recently had the expeience of a...

    As my wife also recently had the expeience of a front spocket coming off on her 94 F650 it is alarming to see that this happens more than we thought. And yes this must be one of the worst designs I...
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    O-ing behind front sprocket?

    When seating the front sprocket on a 94 F650, do you push the spocket over the o-ring or just against it? I've ordered new ciclips and o-rings after the wife's weekend mishap with the sprocket coming...
  12. Check the circlip on the front spocket or else

    your weekend could also be spoiled like my wife's. First good day in weeks up in Scotland so we decided to go thru to St Andrews yesterday. About 5 miles to Cupar and I don't see her in the mirror...
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    Did you guys have to re-morgage the house to buy...

    Did you guys have to re-morgage the house to buy the PIAA. I am sure thye are good. Would like to know how you wire them up? I've talked to my local Halfords and thye'll get me a pair of micro cruise...
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    When you have yous fix you can come and do mine...

    When you have yous fix you can come and do mine also. Just booked it in at the local garage fo a carb strip and setting for 7 April. Mine is running ok when moving but after 20 sec of idle it cuts...
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    Just had a similar experience with the F650. ...

    Just had a similar experience with the F650. When the exhaust was off it was actually very easy to take the aibox out. But I also removed all the smaal bolts that keep the box together and when I...
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    Clutch lever, small hands.

    My wife has difficulty using the clutch on the 94 F650, fingers ae to short. I've seen a few after maket levers on the web but don't know which one to go for. any ideas.
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    Thanks for the advise about the cameras. I've...

    Thanks for the advise about the cameras. I've also registered on the Dutch Trnaslp forum and thye have the annual get together end of August, so we'll probably join them.
    Johan
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    AJ Thanks, I'll pobably come thru on Saturday if...

    AJ
    Thanks, I'll pobably come thru on Saturday if all goes well. I got the wifes F650 started tonight so just took it out for a short run. Dying to take it out for a long one. Do the members in...
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    At which Halfords did you buy them? I've been to...

    At which Halfords did you buy them? I've been to the one in Livingston and thye don't know about the lights. But then thye don't know about anything else except car stereos and bicycles. What was the...
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    Think Ive sorted this one, don't know what I did...

    Think Ive sorted this one, don't know what I did right this time but I removed everything I fitted and put it back and it started with the thottle one. It still runs a bit rought but I'll take it to...
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    Just had a quick read on the chaingang site and...

    Just had a quick read on the chaingang site and thye talk about vacuum that should move the black slide up. so it seems that there is no vacuum to slide it up then so that the needle is lift up from...
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    Petrol in carb none in cylinder

    Thought I've done everything by the book, but it still doesn't want to start. I replaced the inlet manifold rubber, took off the carbs because petrol was streaming out the airbox. Cleaned the carbs...
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    My Translp 1998 also have giators on and I just...

    My Translp 1998 also have giators on and I just check the forks about twice a year. I've done a lot of riding in rain and in I had to get my rear swing arm powder coated because of rust but the fork...
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    Looks good. What make ae the lights? Do you have...

    Looks good. What make ae the lights? Do you have them on a separate switch?

    I have two bikes to do, an F650 (1994) and a Transalp (1998). The TA also has the indicators in the fairing.
    Johan
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    Anyone toured in The Netherlands

    I want to do a trip thru The Netherlands August. Has anyone done something similar? I'll want to take between 7 and 10 days. Milesage isn't to big a deal for me as the wife will join me on her bike....
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