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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    My 93 Funduro was recently stolen and one of the joy riders lost control and low sided it into a parked car. He's got a shattered pelvis (KARMA) and I've got a bent set of forks, not to mention the broken bodywork etc. What's my options on forks? I heard that CBR600F forks fit..? Other than...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    I know the bike is 10 years old but is there anyway I can make these forks look better than they do? Same applies to the engine?
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi All :wave: Thanks for a warm welcome to the site, I'm sure access to the vast amount of riding experience here is going to come in handy over the next few months. Hopefully I will be able to contribute something too, eventually. So let's get started! I come seeking some urgent noob advice...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Anyone got any ideas on getting the oil seals out of my forks. I have tried the books method of "quickly pulling the inner tube in and out" but the seal is in solid.;Um:
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Noticed my nearside fork has a slight oily section,i cleaned it off and it reappeared after a short ride. ive had enough of DIY bike repairs and ive been quoted £75 to have the seals done at a local bike place is this a good price? will they use the correct parts or is it universal seals?
  6. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    Dakar fork legs - later modified type - see Advrider thread :think: NEW & UNUSED £250.00. Also available (at extra cost): Fork Cross Brace Front Wheel Spindle Top Yoke including Ignition Housing These were removed from a new Dakar that was converted to TT spec - uprated forks. Prefer...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Can somebody tell me if I can lower my front forks by 1 in on my 650gs 2007 model? alan 07941988815
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  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Is there a difference in the length of the forks on a Dakar compared with a Funduro or standard GS? I am making my Funduro more off-road able-lighter fork oil is next and then a 21" front wheel. I may buy some Dakar forks and wheel or just relace a Funduro hub onto a 21" rim. But at the mo would...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    :help::help:HI could anyone tell me if fork yokes from a pegaso will fit my f650 Funduro many thanks regards john
  11. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    FOR SALE: DAKAR FORKS - Complete Rare opportunity to buy - Set of "as new" Dakar forks - complete/removed from bike for fitment of Touratech conversion. Will fit all Dakar years - includes top yoke inc ignition barrel (but not bottom yoke) and front wheel spindle plus fork bridge. May...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    At slow speeds my dakar is starting to feel as if the front tyre is stuck in a tramline. I've tried the fork test, moving the wheel from lock to lock with it on the stand with the wheel off the floor and can feel no stiff spots. Is this a bearing problem? If it is, how easy are they to replace...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Just doing the fork seals and noticed that there was quite alot of play between the stantion and bottom leg when the seal was removed. the stantion can be moved from side to side. Should it be a very "close" sliding fit? :riding:
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Guy's Has any one got a diagram of how the front forks look when taken apart????? :not worthy: :not worthy: renagade
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    :uhoh: I dont know how many of you have seen this but you might want to keep a closer eye on your forks if you have an older F650 GS... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=371650
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Ok here goes. First off you need to turn down the axel to take the BMW bearings (28mm bore). The axel is in imperial but very close to 29mm. The tollerances are critical on the turning as the lower bearing is on a transition fit to keep it from spining round the axel. Ideally the top one should...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Recently carried out a 12000 mile service on a 2000 funduro and found working on it a sheer delight, although topping up the oil was a little fiddly, and had to do it gradually, as suggested by Wilbur anf Maxis.Also changed the plugs and coolant,(easy)and then set about changing the fork...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    may i ask is this a easy job to do? do i need any special tools. what grade oil should i use to stiffen up the front. it does seem to sag a bit when i sit down on the bike. funduro 95.
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Would a set of dakar forks fit straight onto a standard GS, if not, what else would I need to get different? Cheers, Matt
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    I need to strip my forks down completely as the bottoms are going for re coating :riding: Can someone tell me how they come apart as I cant seem to find any reference in the manual but this maybe as I'm a woman :wall: lol thank you
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