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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi folks, What are the top 3 best motor oils for a F650GS single twin-spark engine? BMW manual states never use fully synthetic. But doesnt explain why? I thought fully synthetic was the best oil to use? :puzzled: Cheers, DouGSter
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  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Anyone that can help with this problem will be greatly appreciated.:bowdown: Bit of History. I have recently purchased a bike and started to do a service as the bike required a service. I removed the air box cover to remove the filter. I got rained off and covered the bike up. Tonight I...
  3. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    the oil light on my 2004 dakar has started to light up when i start the bike it also comes on when the bike is runing but go's out when the bike's rpm is over are around 3000,let's face it on a dakar that most of the time lol . i've checked the oil level ok and bike is runing well so has anyone...
  4. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Helloooooo campers, one question before i embark on changing my water pump seals. Is it better to remove the oil return pipe from a warm engine rather than a cold one. I wouldn't want to strip the alloy threads? Has this happened to anyone on here?:dunno::thumb:
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    hi, I'm not refering to Bp's adventures in the gulf but metroline bus' on the finchley road. I was riding down there this morning in the bus lane when I saw a bus in front of me with it's hazards on so i started to move out where at this point I started to slide and eventually crashed landed...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    how much oil ?? 650 dakar
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  7. F650 Single Discussion
    hi my dakar has 15w50 at moment and needs top up what can i top with ??
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    my mechanic said oil pumps must be replaced.. does anyone know if they are the same?
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi I was at offitial servis center in my town for some info about some minor problems I'm having with my 650GS, and as a first diagnose for fixing this is changeing sparks, filters (oil-air) and oil. What is your recommendation for those parts. Im thinking of replacing those parts by myself...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm just about to service my '99 ST. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good engine oil and what grades have you used? ZD
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    My oil pressure switch has just recently failed on my f650gs 2001 model.A new replacement came from motoworks but it had a block connector,with an oil pressure range of 0.2 to 0.5 bar. The one fitted to my bike has a spade terminal and a oil pressure range of 0.3 to 0.6 bar.Could anyone offer...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, I have had some problems with my oil light in the past and had to have the sensor changed. Recently riding through Madrid the oil light kept flashing on, but as soon as I picked up speed and the engine cooled again it went out. Is the sensor connected to heat, I thought it was just low...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, I have an oil leak. I noticed it at the weekend, and checked it again today to make sure that it was not just road muck. Anyway, I am going to take my bike to the garage at the weekend but can someone help me identify what bit it is that is leaking so I can give them a good idea what is...
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Since changing the waterpimp shaft/seals a month ago I'm getting a bit paranoid about getting water in the oil again.The bikes now done about 600 miles since the waterpump rebuild, and i'm wondering about the oil colour. So stupid question time, to which i'm sure i know the answer but just want...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Can anyone suggest a remedy for this: Oil light comes on then goes off, on, off etc when bike is hot and has been ridden for a while, it has now started to flash but does not come on or flash when cold/warm just when its been ridden and it has got hot. Checked the oil level when cold and again...
  16. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    Went out for a couple of hours riding on saturday, parked up to take in the views at the Cat n Fiddle up near Buxton, only to find my bike has spung an oil leak on the left hand side, top of the engine? It hasn't made it all the way down the engine casing yet, and looking at it, could only be...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all A very quick one from me. After a short ride out on my new F650 CS Scarver today I pulled up for a quick break. After a few minutes I noticed a few drops of oil on the road under the bike. Nothing huge but a few drops. It was dripping from a nut at the bottom of the engine. Have a look...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    hey my bike has been leaking oil from the airbox breather..there is a puddle of oil under the bike after every bike ride..its very annoying..reading faq's of f650 com I learned that oil is coming through a breather pipe from the crankcase..What should I do to stop this leak? will it be harmful...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Evening chaps.. just a quicky for you all. I think I'm being overy cautious but just wanted your advice on the weight of oil to put in my newly acquired Funduro... Ive read 15w-50 but its in scarce supply and where I can get it its pricey so was wondering if some decent quality 10w-40 would be...
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi . I am going to do an oil change but don't know which oil to use.:dunno: The book says 20-50. The manual says 20-50. I am sure I read someware on this site that car ? oil is no good as it makes the clutch slip. I would appreciate any help . Cheers John:thanks2:
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