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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    hi all, I have a 1994 Funduro with a badly coroded left hand engine cover which I need to re-paint, I have limited experience in mechanics...how easy is it to remove the cover paint and re-fit. Its really letting my bike down and cant afford to pay someone! Matt
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    I have posted the message bellow in the sales section of the forum but I just wanted to know if this has happened to anyone else? Hi all, I was on my way home last night when I heard a horrible noise, looked back and realised the cover for the rear rack/luggage support whatever you want to...
  3. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Having had my bike nicked with its top box and pannier fittings attached, I am now having trouble with the insurance company with a settlement. I declared up to a £1000 for fairing and luggage with Bennets who are my broker only for KGM to say Im not covered, and they will only pay a token...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Can anyone recommend a good rain cover for the 650CS please? There's a guy on ebay sells them, but part of his ad reads 'will not damage your caravans paintwork'...doesn't instil a lot of confidence!...:?
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All, Reasonably new to this model and wondered if anyone had taken out the rear shocker and can advise on the difficultly (pain in the arse factor) involved? The reason I ask is that I would like to remove the shock and cover with an old inner tube or similar then zip tie it up to protect...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi everyone.... First,sorry for writing mistakes,my Englisn is not as it should be... I'm writing from Serbia.I own a 1996 F650 Strada.Few days ago I got it back from mechanic who changed sprag clutch.On the way home a valve cover gasket blew out... One guy on F650FAQ wrote about same...
  7. Chatter
    as bike is a 95 most places wont cover it found auto aid to do uk as they dont have age limit they dont do euro haylp thanks :D - must go back here
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hiya Well whilst sitting around waiting for the parts for my cooling system.. I got bored... I had alreayd flushed the system out and was avoiding proper work... So I decided to take off my rocker cover and clean it up... usual very bad pealing all over it.... 1 Litre of paint stripper...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    F650GS/M. Any ideas which of the clutch cover bolts had the crush washer on it? Assuming the top 3 long ones in a clockwise rotation are 1, 2, 3..... Finally got my new gasket but I've messed up the screws and seem to have a spare short one with a crush washer which I'm pretty sure is off the...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm currently in the middle of replacing my water pump for the second time (after 20k miles). I replaced the pump shaft and seals without to much trouble and put the engine cover back on but now I've got a problem with the clutch. The rack and pinion mechanism that releases the clutch all...
  11. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    Has anyone got an uncracked(!) altenator cover to suit a '95 Funduro please. I'm in coventry, so if you could post I would be most grateful. Thanks Dean (07972615073)
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Breakdown cover - Who are you with? Are they any good? Do you have a combined car/bike cover or do you have separate policies?
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Well, my trusty all weather cover has finally bit the dust. Anyone got any recommendations of a waterproof, breathable cover (preferably with lock holes) that would fit a Dakar? Cheers
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Greetings, Fellow F650 Riders As part of a winter project I intend to fit a stuff box cover on the CS and would appreciate any comments on which one to use. As far as I can tell there are two types of stuff box cover available, an Aluminium one made by BMW and a plastic one made by Wunderlich...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    hi guys just had to replace the headstock bearings on my 2004 gs after 12000miles so trying to find a cover that was on my first f650 strada, i seem to recall that there was a plastic cover on the lower headstock that stopped most of the dirt and rubbish getting in and possibly making the...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi to one and all. As winter is coming and i intend to use my bike all year round, the issue of my stuff bay has come to the fore. I dont want to carry a mobile fish tank with me during wet commutes so i intend to buy a hard cover for it. The trouble is this. Do i buy the BMW hard case or the...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all :-D Has eny one tryed the Baglux Tank cover on the Acerbis Tank. Does it fit. :riding:
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All, Just thought I'd post up a warning following what could have been a nasty moment on the way home this evening. Coming off Waterloo Bridge and turning right at the IMAX roundabout, there is a manhole cover that has sunk about 5-6" into the road - and it is a smooth metal cover. I...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Have a problem with my clutch, pulled it in to change gear, released and the lever didn?t release. Seems the actuation arm didn?t move as far as normal. Told to take off clutch cover on left hand side of engine to see problem but I can?t get it off! Spent about 6 hours wiggling it now ? removed...
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All! I have finally bought an ST and will be picking it up this week. I'm going to get a cover for it but don't know what size to get, the size descriptions given in online shops are rather vague, any advice would be appreciated. Cheers, Ed
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