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    i had this problem but the pants leg would ride...

    i had this problem but the pants leg would ride up worse on the gearchange side
    So i have a cable tie looped thru the pants leg zipper and thread the strap for the buckle of my riding boot thru it
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    yup try brembo not bmw have a look in this...

    yup try brembo not bmw

    have a look in this thread here there are rear master cylinder kit part numbers
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    a 55mm "short" impact socket should be easy to...

    a 55mm "short" impact socket should be easy to find in canada (impact sockets are all six point)

    http://www.amazon.com/Sunex-455M-Standard-Metric-Impact/dp/B000SOU8IW

    generic photo they are...
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    the manual section on disc removal says to remove...

    the manual section on disc removal says to remove the rear wheel yes the left side 55mm nut
    left is as you are sitting on the bike
    and then remove the 41mm sprocket carrier nut and sprocket...
  5. Thread: Wheel Building

    by Ransom
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    find some old wheels from the tip or wreckers to...

    find some old wheels from the tip or wreckers to practice on
    read some books even bicycle ones are the same principles
    lubrication is your friend
    when building up a wheel from scratch be...
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    Sticky: They all crack except for the last model made...

    They all crack except for the last model made 2004/5
    If you Plastidip or paint them them they look like new or even better

    there was someone making cast alloy ones a while back look here
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    easiest upgrade is to fit better bulbs - not...

    easiest upgrade is to fit better bulbs - not higher wattage rated rated just better quality halogen cool white light
    F650CS is H1 for the highbeam and H3 for the main / lowbeam from your local...
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    yup sounds too good to be true but for that price...

    yup sounds too good to be true but for that price i want one .. very keen to see how it goes
    WayneC is a tester for the hexcode gs911 guys if anyone can tell ya more info about them he can
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    Stock shock needs modified to add a nitrogen...

    Stock shock needs modified to add a nitrogen charging valve then it can be rebuilt
    It has been done before

    have a read here for some options

    http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/ShocksAftermarketFAQ.htm
  10. Thread: Rear shock

    by Ransom
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    have a look here it lists the lengths of the...

    have a look here it lists the lengths of the various models and some options

    http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/ShocksAftermarketFAQ.htm
  11. Thread: Exhaust options

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    Quote..."If you change the endcan you will have...

    Quote..."If you change the endcan you will have to get a BMW dealer connect it up to the computer to adjust all the fuelling and you could well end up effing it up completely" ...... incorrect .....
  12. I found the stock mirrors and location terrible...

    I found the stock mirrors and location terrible .. showed me a fuzzy view of my shoulders... and created turbulence so i went to barend mirrors
    moved controls inboard about 5mm and gained another...
  13. Thread: Whats this?

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    sitting in traffic behind a dirty sooty idling...

    sitting in traffic behind a dirty sooty idling diesel ???
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    Yes the CS is Fuel injected 2002 is same setup as...

    Yes the CS is Fuel injected 2002 is same setup as any single spark GS/Dakar
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    Yes i have a CS 2002 with boosterplug ... the...

    Yes i have a CS 2002 with boosterplug ... the only difference it made was smoother running at just below 4000rpm and less hesitation on full throttle overtaking and less popping in the exhaust on...
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    some ideas ... Idle actuator dying? Air intake...

    some ideas ...
    Idle actuator dying?
    Air intake sensor unplugged / faulty ?
    Correct start sequence being used ?
    plug lead and /or plug cap?
    30mph in 3rd or 4th gear is very low revs ... these...
  17. Thread: Milometer

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    All i can say is that the non ABS CS models have...

    All i can say is that the non ABS CS models have the speedo sensor on the rear hub and none on the front hub
  18. Thread: funduro engine

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    the only non funduro rotax i have seen swapped in...

    the only non funduro rotax i have seen swapped in is the CAN-AM bombardier DS650 rotax engine from a quadbike - and i guess there are not too many of them around in Europe

    Build thread here - he...
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    Tail light should be on when the park light is on...

    Tail light should be on when the park light is on too
    Crazy euro laws - i know i can remove the park light system completely where i am but your local laws may vary
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    Yes the ticking is normal - yes beware the park...

    Yes the ticking is normal - yes beware the park lights ............I double and triple check the lights if i use the steering lock
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    Was that dealer a BMW agent or just a shop that...

    Was that dealer a BMW agent or just a shop that maybe sold a traded bike ?
    I thought all recalls and dealer servicing was recorded in triplicate in a concrete bunker at BMWs head office in the...
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    Mine is 290mm to the gear lever too at the mid...

    Mine is 290mm to the gear lever too at the mid preload setting i am running seat height 780mm
    Zero preload drops it down to about 270mm

    2002 CS with stock links comfort option rear shock and a...
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    Will check mine tomorrow when i find a tape...

    Will check mine tomorrow when i find a tape measure - is that the gear lever pivot bolt you are measuring to ?
    My bike sat low enough to bottom out the rear tyre into the guard on potholes with the...
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    Change them soon ...old tyres are hard and dodgy...

    Change them soon ...old tyres are hard and dodgy and yes puncture prone

    Sizes = front 110/70/17 rear 160/60/17
    Choices = many
    Michelin Pilot Road IIs
    Bridgestone Battlaxes
    Avon .....
    I...
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    Check the wires going to the back of the rev...

    Check the wires going to the back of the rev counter for signal with a voltmeter with the bike running
    No life = prob need replacement rev counter unit
    Check the earthing too clock to dash unit-...
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