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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Bit the bullet and did the check on the valves of my F650 Strada . At 17,000 miles. (don't think it had been done before on this machine). Although straightforward to do, I think it is quite delicate as the camshafts have to come off and be replaced exactly, without loosing the timing. The inlet...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Like it says above - just spent the day tinkering, replaced all the exhaust gaskets and is no longer blowing! Checked the valves and they were all out of spec adjusted them, rebuilt checked after cranking for a good while and all was in spec and rode to work, noticed at the lights that i know...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Everything I've read suggests that after they've been set once, the clearances stay good for 10's of 1,000's of miles. So shall I even bothermeasuring them at 18K having had the 6K and 12K services done by Mr BMW? Mikey
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    I know you can get them for tubeless wheels, but what about for 650's tubed rear tyres? Trying to get a petrol station airline onto the valve is nigh on impossible. What is the score?! :doh:
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