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  1. I think the voltage knockdown could explain your...

    I think the voltage knockdown could explain your start thing...

    Like you I am not a fan of crimp connectors for wires that carry substantial current... I soldered the connections and used...
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    There is no test for the fuel pressure sender in...

    There is no test for the fuel pressure sender in the BMW manual. But it infers that a fault code would generally be stored.

    Here's what the Haynes manual has:

    374437
  3. Sorry I'm a bit more ADHD than normal these...

    Sorry I'm a bit more ADHD than normal these days...................

    One comment on the no-start:

    It seems the system was not being charged when this happened, so battery voltage was lower than...
  4. I have been using FD172 pads on my bike for very...

    I have been using FD172 pads on my bike for very long time with standard thickness rotors 5.0mm ...
    No issues across a number of sets of pads & several rotors....
    I have not seen the brass backing...
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    Do you have access to a GS-911 a motoscan? A...

    Do you have access to a GS-911 a motoscan? A scan for fault codes might be helpful.

    I have not tried this my self, but the advice of one of the old experts was/is that if you suspect the fuel...
  6. Ok ... here's three ways to kill some time: ;-) ...

    Ok ... here's three ways to kill some time: ;-)


    Here are some nice trouble-shooting guides:
    http://www.electrosport.com/technical-resources/diagnosis-center


    Here's what I did last time:...
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    I agree ... I had the foam ones and they finally...

    I agree ... I had the foam ones and they finally got torn up ...
    Got the BB style to avoid having to take the brush guards off ...
    and better durability ;-)
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    I cheated .... [:I] For my hand-size the OEM...

    I cheated .... [:I]

    For my hand-size the OEM grip diameter is a bit too small anyway so I bought a pair of these:

    https://www.originalbeemerbuddies.com/

    They come in two different...
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    On the fueling issue ... this has gone on so long...

    On the fueling issue ... this has gone on so long I forget...
    Have you ever read the fault codes stored in the computer?

    There are several that are fueling related one in which the computer...
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    It is a challenge to get the gears of the...

    It is a challenge to get the gears of the expander mechanism timed/installed correctly.
    I think it is covered pretty well here (they are old links, I hope they still work....):


    (also see: ...
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    I hear ya... I bought the Delkevic as this was...

    I hear ya...

    I bought the Delkevic as this was the ad copy that came with it... the ad copy was correct, but the "suspension" / hanger system ... like pretty much every aftermarket can I've...
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    yeah... I have a GS=911 also, and from looking...

    yeah...
    I have a GS=911 also, and from looking at the "adaptation values" it appears the potentiometer/sensor just sends analog voltages for the positions,
    and the bike figures out what's what ... ...
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    Thanks Banish! mine came with rubber insert...

    Thanks Banish!

    mine came with rubber insert for the can strap(hanger) ....
    and it is helpful... but am still wondering if there is a way I can "replicate" the OEM isolation mount more or less... ...
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    Have you swapped any parts? In particular a new...

    Have you swapped any parts?
    In particular a new exhaust?

    Do you have any of the oil you drained out?
    You could send it off for analysis if so ...
    I used these guys and they were awesome: ...
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    Thank Roni! I didn't quite understand what the...

    Thank Roni!
    I didn't quite understand what the tool did ... for $10 I'm a sport ;-)
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    Hey folks thanks for paving the way! Is the...

    Hey folks thanks for paving the way!

    Is the "Re-learn" / wake-up tool required, or can i get the entire job done with just MotoScan-ing?

    Where does the RDC attach to the bike? [:I]

    I would...
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    Yeah.... it sure seems like there would have been...

    Yeah.... it sure seems like there would have been a few symptoms along the way that would have been clear ... at least in retrospect.... [B)]
    Not idling-up when cold or not idling down as it warms...
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    PS: at SOME point in the future ... when you...

    PS: at SOME point in the future ... when you have things all sorted you have to take the old one apart and post pics!

    Please................. ;-)
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    Damn that's interesting as hell. Yes, stepper...

    Damn that's interesting as hell.
    Yes, stepper motors based on permanent magnets do have distinct "detents"

    So the "motor" end of yours must have been gunked up... and you have at least...
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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmm this seems a decent generic test...

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmm this seems a decent generic test that should work for our bikes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEGItKeg970
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    HOLD ON .... i stand corrected ... I must have...

    HOLD ON .... i stand corrected ...
    I must have gotten my bikes confused....

    The F800GS IACS does NOT turn by hand.....

    Soooooooooooooooooooooooooo
    I guess GS-911 time unless you can find a...
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    Yeah... I am 99.9% confident it should turn with...

    Yeah... I am 99.9% confident it should turn with ease... it will be "notchy" as it goes from position to position but should turn without much effort.

    I have a buddy that has one on his work bench...
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    Disclaimer: I am a moron... :confused: I trust me...

    Disclaimer: I am a moron... :confused: I trust me with my bike... I'm not sure you should trust me with your bike ... [:I]

    but here's what I think:

    you shouldn't take the IACS out of the...
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    Some use permanent magnets ... some do not, I'm...

    Some use permanent magnets ... some do not, I'm no expert

    https://circuitdigest.com/tutorial/what-is-stepper-motor-and-how-it-works

    the rabbit hole goes pretty deep if you want to keep...
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    There are a bunch of videos on "how stepper...

    There are a bunch of videos on "how stepper motors work" ... basically they have several "sets" of leads and by applying very short bursts of power you can
    "walk" the armature around in a circle by...
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