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    hi all i have a couple of questions about my R reg F650 funduro. first how do you set the time on the clock on the dash. and what tools should be with the bike as mine has not got any thanks adam
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    :help: Hi, had the Strada a couple of weeks now and got it fairly tidied up and enjoyed a couple of local runs but I have a few questions for the oracles amongst you, (sorry no manual yet). 1 Is it necessary to turn the petrol tap off every time after use ? are they CV carbs, if so does the...
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    I've had my 2000 (Y) GS for over 2.5 years now and to my shame I've not done much with it. In fact it had about 34k on it when I bought it and it's got 35.5k on it now! It's a second bike to my VFR and used mainly for the dorset back lanes but it's also got a couple of niggling issues which...
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    I have no motorbike experience so please help me out. I've got a 1994 Funduro with almost 40k on the clock. It was stood for a month or two before I got it. Had a sticky piston in the rear brake that caused the back wheel to lock on the way to work last week. I let it cool and then use some wd40...
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    Hi I need a new chain and sprockets on my F650ST. What I need to know is can I get a split chain or do I have to have a fully joined up one. If I can have a split one, is it much easier? Having never bought either chain or sprocket for the bike where is the best place to buy from? Should i stick...
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    Hi, All, Just did a couple of weeks around Europe and have now almost hit 50k miles. Is there something in particular that I should do in addition to the usual servicing? Perhaps compression test, do I need to get any engine bits replaced or checked? The bike seems to be running fine... I have...
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    Hi all, I went with a mate to get a GS last night (2000 W, 11k miles, good condition bla bla) BUT on the ride home (me in car just ahead on motorway) my mate, Pete, stopped for fuel and immediately threw all his water. It looked as if the expansion tank cap was not on properly and had...
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    Hi All Sorry if all this has gone before but I am a new owner of an 04/1996 Funduro. http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/ggrigg/F650# After blasting it about for a couple of weeks I have established: The clutch is slipping (top end only when ridden "enthusiastically"). I have swapped the oil and...
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    I acquired my 2004 CS after it had been laid up for three years. I have now put it back on the road, but have a couple of questions. Is the rear shock adjustable and if so how? I don't have an owner's manual yet. The rear suspension is very hard. The clutch seems to be dragging. It is almost...
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    well service done the day and a few other niggles sorted and a couple more found the front full beam will not work and it doesnt seem to be the bulb....i dont think the auto choke isnt working and also again no light from the oil pressure anyone else had any of this issues???? fanking you all
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    hey there i ended up buying a 2001 650 yesterday and had a blast driving home yesterday i have owned god knows how many bikes over the years and cant decide one to keep its probs worse as i run a small garage for smart cars ok heres the question, yesterday when i bought the bike it cut out on...
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    All questions relate to my 2001 CS..... 1, What oil ? 2, Wheres the oil filter ? 3, Does the exhaust really have to come off to remove the rear wheel ? 4, Wheres the air filter ? Thanks guys....NOSHER..... :oops: PS.....Thanks WILBUR for the tyre info, i phoned Watling tyres at...
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    I am not a tall female, approx five foot five inches and can feel the ground fine when I am on my bike, nice and safe. However, when I am riding I feel as though my legs are too bent and I could perhaps get away with the higher seat but dont want to go ahead and look for one only to find that...
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    Hi All, Had my MOT done this morning on my Scarver and although it passed, I got an advisory notice on the front brake pads. I am thinking of having a crack at them myself - having previously always done the ones on my scooter. Looking at the service and repair manual, it would seem to be...
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    Hey Guys, I'm new here, so please go easy on me I picked up my first bike at the weekend, a W reg F650, and I've already got a couple of questions about it. First one, the clutch lever wobbles up and down a bit, not a major problem, but it would be nice to sort it out. I've had a little look...
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    Hi, I have a F650 Classic 1999 and problems with my Battery. The Battery goes flat very quickly and when flat doesn't seem to charge properly when driving - i need to charge the battery with a charger but when using the charger the battery seems to be fully charged. I guess the questions are...
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    Hi all :-D I want to put a taller screen my 1996 Funduro. The ones I have look at say you cannot use hand guards with them. Eny one know a way round this. Also has eny one changed there own tyres. What tools are needed and where do I buy them. Is there an after market chain guard for the...
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    Hi All, I someone out there can help? I have owned my 02 plate 650gs for about 6 months and have 2 questions 1. Checking the oil through the sight glass is near impossible unless I develop a neck like an owl! Any tips or is the dip stick as on the more modern models suitable for my bike...
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    Hopefully someone can help me out (Ive checked the manual and it doesnt help me with much) There are 2 points under my seat about an inch high, can anyone tell me what they are for, ive been told and read that you can plug adaptors in/charge the batt without much hassle there is something in...
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    howdy all, just got mine at the weekend and so far am loving it. it's a Dakar on an 06 plate so a pretty new one just wanted to check one thing with you all; fuel economy. i'd read somewhere that these things were pretty frugal and could get figures of about 70mpg. on my first tank i...
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