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    I 'may' have done that myself at one point in the...

    I 'may' have done that myself at one point in the past so it catches my attention when others bring it up ;-)
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    Make sure you routed the throttle cable on the...

    Make sure you routed the throttle cable on the correct cam at the throttle body. There are two positions with one used for restricted A2/LAMS licensing. If you put it back in the wrong position it...
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    Common problem IF you tried to make any...

    Common problem IF you tried to make any adjustment at the MC,,, did you? The pushrod going into the MC needs to have freeplay before engaging the piston or the rear will almost certainly lock up. ...
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    I live in the south bay (SJ) and the even here...

    I live in the south bay (SJ) and the even here the wildlife takes people out on a regular basis. I've had a number of close encounters with more than just deer in the SC Mtns.
    Speed, I wish that...
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    Coil pack pulling tools area available online...

    Coil pack pulling tools area available online from generic sources such as eBay and aliexpress, just plan in advance. I've always gotten away with a pair of smooth jaw slip joint pliers and a piece...
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    Pretty sure it's 16mm and needs to be a spark...

    Pretty sure it's 16mm and needs to be a spark plug specific thin wall socket. I was able to grind down a normal deep socket off the shelf from a hardware store, but something like this would work...
  7. Thread: "Dash" Cameras

    by rcb78
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    I have no idea how your specific camera works,...

    I have no idea how your specific camera works, none of the ones I've used will do that. The internal battery in mine is just for time keeping.
    You're obviously going to do whatever you want so I'm...
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    So are you asking if it can be done,, or...

    So are you asking if it can be done,, or something else? Yes it should be possible, go talk to your dealer/shop for details. If you already have a mode switch on the right hand switch pod then it...
  9. Thread: Tire change?

    by rcb78
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    Thread dredge, and you're replying to a bot,,,...

    Thread dredge, and you're replying to a bot,,, but the OP had nothing to worry running TKC80's. Even though they're an aggressive knobby they should still easily out perform the other tires...
  10. Thread: "Dash" Cameras

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    The issue with connecting red to a switched...

    The issue with connecting red to a switched source is that if you're in an accident and someone shuts the bike off for you it's more likely that you'll lose the last file that was in progress. The...
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    I do my own oil changes, haven't had that issue. ...

    I do my own oil changes, haven't had that issue. Two drain plugs is weird, sure, but it quite literally adds 15s to the job. The filter, yeah a little pain, but no worse than other bikes that have...
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    You'd be surprised, there have been plenty of...

    You'd be surprised, there have been plenty of people listing their bike for sale saying it just didn't jive with them. You are right though that we'll be biased too, just like you are ;-) My...
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    Not a valid argument unless you really don't...

    Not a valid argument unless you really don't understand how manufacturing and production works. The bikes as a whole are built by BMW in a German BMW factory, all except the G310 series. The...
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    You're asking that question in the wrong group,...

    You're asking that question in the wrong group, it's like going into a Ford group to ask what they think of the new Chevy. Go ask at f900xr.com and talk to people that actually made the switch.
    I...
  15. Thread: "Dash" Cameras

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    Connect it the way the instructions say, red and...

    Connect it the way the instructions say, red and black to battery. Yellow to the power lead on the gps connector. The 3rd wire is data for the Nav cradle controls.
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    Who knows ��*♂️? I do think the issue arises...

    Who knows ��*♂️? I do think the issue arises over time from neglect and isn't present when new or when when maintained properly. Possibly some corrosion on the surface of the piston that creates a...
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    IF you had the module and the previous owner...

    IF you had the module and the previous owner removed the senders then you'd have a constant error message on your display. So yes, you most likely don't have the option. It can be added and i don't...
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    Just a hunch, but you responded to an ad from May...

    Just a hunch, but you responded to an ad from May of 2020 posted by someone that hasn't been online since June of 2020. That info is in the box to the left of every post. PM that person if you want...
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    There is an adjustment for the pushrod similar to...

    There is an adjustment for the pushrod similar to the back brake. When i had my GS i had to back it out about 1/4 turn because of the issue you describe. I don't have the bike anymore so i can't...
  20. Thread: Slipper Clutch

    by rcb78
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    The slipper will slow the engagement, it won't...

    The slipper will slow the engagement, it won't just flat out eliminate it and allow endless slipping until a safe road speed vs rpm is reached. This process takes a finite account of time, so the...
  21. Thread: Slipper Clutch

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    A slipper will not protect against mechanical...

    A slipper will not protect against mechanical over rev like you describe. It will help prevent the wheel from locking up as you grenade the engine though ;-)

    What fluff? A slipper clutch isn't...
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    I wouldn't lower front without also lowering the...

    I wouldn't lower front without also lowering the rear the same amount, you'll end up tweaking the front end geometry and it could lead to some weird handling issues.
    The seat is probably the easiest...
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    My 900xr came with a slip/assist, same as the...

    My 900xr came with a slip/assist, same as the 750/850gs platforms. The lighter pull is really nice coming compared to the 800gs i came from. The slipper feature doesn't feel invasive if you ride...
  24. Or, check the threads here about replacing the...

    Or, check the threads here about replacing the sensors with generic ones and pairing then yourself. The sensors are widely available and not specific to the bike. A wake up tool and either gs911 or...
  25. Thread: E10 Fuel

    by rcb78
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    You're mostly right, the f-twins don't have a...

    You're mostly right, the f-twins don't have a knock sensor but the ECU is a BMS-K (k for knock) and the it's been suggested that it's using an alternative method of detection since there is a signal...
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