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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    so here is the question I have a belt drive scaver frame and was wondering if i could fit the swing arm and engine from a chain drive 650 into the scaver frame to make up another fun track bike???;)
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    The specified movement is 20-30mm but is this supposed to be measure with the bike on the centre stand or the side stand? I have always used the centre stand but I am now wondering if this is correct as many now don't have centre stands. Thanks
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    I have discovered that my upper roller is missing I have ordered the parts I need from BMW. It seems that it attaches without a nut. Does anyone have a picture of one in place? I have seen the one on chain gang but it is too close up and I can't see exactly where it is.
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    At roadside waiting for circlip to re-attach recently replaced front sprocket. Has this ever happened to anyone? Can't think why the old circlip came off.
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi I bought an F650GS a few weeks ago which is fitted with a Scott oiler. Can anyone tell me please where the best place to buy lubricant to refill the oiler or should I just send off to the manufacturer? I am in Brighton. Many thanks Bob
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all Today I replaced the chain and sprockets on my '96 Funduro (want to get it ship shape before a Euro tour later this summer). I had some setbacks (including rear brake locking up when replacing bottom chain roller)...but got everything back together looking good in the end:applause: I am...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, I have made the most stupidest mistake that one can make with chain driven motorcycle, I have lost the tops of my two fingers due to basically being a w**ker... Because of what I have done will need plastic surgery in the morning to reconstruct the tops of my fingers... What I did...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi to all Just got my Funduro up and running after some winter maintainance,which included shimming some valves, When cold and if the revs are below 1100 rpm or so theres some cam chain noise or 'slap' as i refer to When warmed up and the idle is around 1400 as recommended the noise...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    I noticed from a previous discussion that a member had bought a Loobman chain oiler, which looks tempting from the website and the price is good! I was going for the Scottoiler, but have any other forum members any thoughts? My bike lives in Spain and is used in fairly dusty conditions, both on...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All, I just purchased a chain oiler from Loobman for only £15.99. it looks like a good and cheaper alternative to a scott oiler http://www.chainoiler.co.uk/ Also just done some research and have pushed the boat out for a 'Odyssey PC 310' battery, a bit expensive but I'm hoping it will stop...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, Was just looking at changing my tyres and while i'm at it my chain and rear sprockets are getting abit worn too, Oh, that's for Tourances, front, rear sprocket. I've been quoted £415 for both from rainbow + fitting and over £450 by allan jefferies. I was wondering if anyone could...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Never done any work on a motorbike before buying my F650 Dakar in July at which point I went off for three 1/2 weeks travelling around Europe upon my return I have so far fitted new bake pads changed the fluid put a new spark plug and air filter and will be changing the oil in the morning. I...
  13. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    I just had my bike serviced, and was told of the recall for a new chain and sprocket. They did it while I waited but it took 3 hours, so if you need it done, allow the time!! This was an ongoing issue with these bikes, and I believe that there have been several failures. The new one looks much...
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    While touring on island of Islay the chain for my 2000 Funduro broke. Managed to get it home and now decided to get new chain and sprockets. Would appreciate any recommendations and advice.
  15. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    hi everyone, i bought 49 teeth chain wheel and 15 teeth chain pinion from touratech; but i am not sure what kind of chain i have to use? i checked f650.com but i couldnt find a sure answer. can u help me? please. originally i was buying DID 520-VM 112 X2-Ring but at now i dont know how much...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    hi can anyone tell me where to get an after market bottom chain roller from. Motorwork quoted me over £40 for one. Its for an 04 dakar can't take it in to local bike shop as it fell off last time i was out ATB Paul
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello Folks 1) So in my ever coutinuing work on my Funduro... I am now in the process of looking at the Cam Chain.... I ran the engine to get the oil pressure up and then switched it off... removed the Timing Belt Tensioner cap... and little bit of oil came out.. normal I guess... then...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello.. I tightened up the chain on my 650gs a while back and lost the bloody allen key. Any idea what size it is.. or even if it was an allen key/torx head key in the first place.?! .. i really need to check my chain more often! apologies for being a numpty! ta.
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Can anyone just confirm the standard drive chain size for my 2000 GS so I know I am looking for the right one, I have standard chain and sprockets, so Is this right size 520 X 112 ? I know you should replace the sprockets as well but they are not bad at all and will certainly see this year...
  20. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    I just thought the odd person might be interested in my most recent mod: The old rear-mounted oiling head always looked a bit exposed, and the tyre fitters wrote it off at the last tyre change - so I snipped the tube off at an angle and pointed it at the front sprocket. The oiler is a...
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