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  1. Thread: Excited

    by Runmyownlife
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    Welcome! Sounds like an excellent summer ahead...

    Welcome!
    Sounds like an excellent summer ahead for you. The accessories suggest you've got some experience.

    Share a bit about yourself and update your profile to show a location - that helps us...
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    It's a stylish design and quite compact. I...

    It's a stylish design and quite compact.

    I went with a full carbon fibre (Akropovic) silencer, originally for weight and esthetics. The greatest benefit and surprise for me was the ability to rest...
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    Create the content in a document or note pad...

    Create the content in a document or note pad application. Copy, paste into a new thread in a section that reflects the topic.
  4. Welcome! Hola. Sorry to hear about your stalling...

    Welcome! Hola. Sorry to hear about your stalling issue.

    Before we offer suggestions, what exactly did the "slight tune-up" consist of? Sometimes we are responsible for our own problems.

    When...
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    Little to no movement (on my ST) which is what I...

    Little to no movement (on my ST) which is what I would expect.

    Maybe a double check of the fasteners?
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    Watching from the sidelines, this is a funny...

    Watching from the sidelines, this is a funny story. Maybe not so much for the OP. Lots of research, swinging of wrenches, worry and then solved in a moment of frustration!

    Glad to hear it worked...
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    When the bike is operating the two batteries are...

    When the bike is operating the two batteries are connected in parallel? So the electrical system could be charging both. I take that as a positive - probably prolong the life of the stator and...
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    I second what BMWROADSTERCA says. Follow the...

    I second what BMWROADSTERCA says. Follow the specs. Beyond that you are fulfilling your own needs. For some folks that's the satisfaction of economy and others that's the pursuit of which ever...
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    Glad to hear the new fuel pump installation went...

    Glad to hear the new fuel pump installation went well.

    Can you share a bit of your experience? What type and model of fuel pump? What are some of the key aspects of removing and installation?
    ...
  10. New batteries requires a lot of labour to remove...

    New batteries requires a lot of labour to remove the sealing material. There are examples on YouTube.

    There are also a few posts on the forum where members have purchased after market sensors and...
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    The original posting was informative as...

    The original posting was informative as presented.

    The subsequent responses, in my opinion, identified this as a topic of opinion and politics.

    Best suited for the Grown Up section now. That's...
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    I like the look. The modern-ness is well hidden...

    I like the look. The modern-ness is well hidden to match the historical look of the machine. Nice!

    Good cause too.
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    You should double check this statement and...

    You should double check this statement and correct as needed.



    ******
    Maybe this thread should be removed from general discussion and into the grown up, political/opinion realm?
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    I had a chuckle reading this. Glad you got it...

    I had a chuckle reading this. Glad you got it sorted.

    Gives you an appreciation for the NASA folks who worked on the Mars Climate Orbiter. (Missed because spacecraft engineers failed to convert...
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    There very little room to slide the necessary...

    There very little room to slide the necessary bits out. Key pieces (airbox) have attached.sensors with short wiring harnesses. You'll need enough room to remove the ignition coils and room to insert...
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    You made the right choice for you. Thank you for...

    You made the right choice for you. Thank you for your contributions, all the windscreen experiments and nine years on the forum!
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    Maybe the dirt and corrosion on both ends is a...

    Maybe the dirt and corrosion on both ends is a clue? The shiny bit would match the width of whatever it was securing.
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    Folks drop many hundreds of dollars/euros to save...

    Folks drop many hundreds of dollars/euros to save a few pounds! That's a big advantage over lead acid.


    You typically get 80 to 100 more cold cranking amps. Slower self-discharge rate, shorter...
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    The replacement is smaller in all dimensions. I...

    The replacement is smaller in all dimensions. I went up a size and it fit with a bit of room to spare. Gave me more cold cranking amps and reserve capacity.
  20. Hahahaha... That's the cheapest fix - adding air....

    Hahahaha... That's the cheapest fix - adding air. Nicely done.

    Enjoy your new ride. Good choice.
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    You present one indicator (smell of fuel in the...

    You present one indicator (smell of fuel in the oil) and three contra-indicators (no issues starting, no loss of power, no smoke).

    Are you sure there is gas in the oil?
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    I believe it's analog and not a learned function....

    I believe it's analog and not a learned function. (I'm not completely certain.)

    There is a plug connector located under the sprocket. Considering you were working in the area, it's possible this...
  23. Engine oil. Lubricates and helps cool the engine,...

    Engine oil. Lubricates and helps cool the engine, clutch, stator, gears.....

    There are only four fluids - brake fluid, coolant, suspension fluid and engine oil. And gas.[:)]

    The mechanic may...
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    Looks nice! Also jealous of all that greenery....

    Looks nice!

    Also jealous of all that greenery. The last of the snow just recently melted...

    Thanks for sharing.
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    Some trouble shooting is in order. What's your...

    Some trouble shooting is in order. What's your level of mechanical competence and willingness?

    Remove plastic to allow closer access to the engine area.
    Ignition off.
    Using centre stand.
    In...
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