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    650 dakar removing rear shock

    In the process of removing the rear shock on my Dakar.

    I am going to do the lift the sub-frame method.

    so far so good...however...I have some questions regarding the removal/installation of the...
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    Nobody?? Any rumours about these cams? no...

    Nobody??
    Any rumours about these cams? no friend of a friends 3rd cousin type of story? Not even a "I think I read somewhere that...."
  3. Thread: Crower Cams

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    Crower Cams

    I have been unable to find any reviews on these cams for the Rotax 650.
    http://danielcrowerracing.com/i-5912880-bmw-rotax-g650.html

    Anyone out there know anything about these, good, bad??
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    Oh..I thought you were talking about the 650GS...

    Oh..I thought you were talking about the 650GS single!
    I did own the 650 twin at one time also, they are a great bike...I have absolutely no idea why I sold mine:banghead

    Nice looking GS, you...
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    Ahh...but here's the rub. If I paid $20.00 more I...

    Ahh...but here's the rub. If I paid $20.00 more I would be accused of wasting money on something that makes no difference.
    $8.00 is an acceptable risk...as long as they are not worse than stock NGK!...
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    Well, I ordered them, should be here next week....

    Well, I ordered them, should be here next week.
    I have no surging issues etc., doubt there will be any difference other than maybe better longevity. Only cost about $8.00 more in total so I thought...
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    Iridium Plugs?

    Just ordered the Denso Iridium plugs for my 07 Dakar, IX24.

    Any experience with these plugs? Better? Worse? than the normal NGK's?

    Also, I have been using 87 octane (regular gas) seems to run...
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    I would go for the PD. Just from observation...

    I would go for the PD.
    Just from observation they seem to fetch a premium over a regular GS.

    I am going through a similar decision right now, but the PD is more expensive than the GS I am...
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    R100GS question

    Looking at buying a 1989 R100GS with about 7k miles on it.(bumblebee)
    It was part of a collection and has been stored (climate controlled) for the past six years.
    When put into storage all fluids...
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    I just recently sold my 04 1150 GSA and replaced...

    I just recently sold my 04 1150 GSA and replaced it with a 07 650 Dakar.
    At first I did kind of miss the rock solid feel of the GSA on the highway.

    Now...the Dakar is just plain more fun....
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    Brake pads ???

    Just bought a set of SBS rear pads for my 07 Dakar.

    The model number is SBS 675 LS....HOWEVER.....SBS says these are for the 650 CS and for my Dakar they say SBS 675 LF.

    From what I have been...
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    Got it all figured out. My Dakar has the...

    Got it all figured out.
    My Dakar has the emergency flasher option. The two relays you see on the bottom row between the wiring looms are for the emergency flashers, the actual signal flasher unit...
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    This is what confuses me...if the original relay...

    This is what confuses me...if the original relay has been removed...then where was it?
    There are no empty slots in my relay tray and none of the relays that are there do not appear to be signal...
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    That is the same part number I found for my 650,...

    That is the same part number I found for my 650, but none of the numbers on the relays match that number.
    Are they that small? In the photos in the maintenance manual the flasher looks like a block...
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    Well, at $110.00/hr for shop time I figured...

    Well, at $110.00/hr for shop time I figured replacing a simple flasher relay was well within my abilities.

    I was going to order a OEM flasher but thought the old one was still there...trouble is...
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    Help...flasher unit

    The PO of my 07 Dakar put in some kind of aftermarket signal flasher...the farkle from hell! It malfunctions constantly. Anyway the PO is sure that he left the original flasher in the bike, I have...
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    Installed the Madstad system last week. Well...

    Installed the Madstad system last week.
    Well worth the money if you want the best in protection, very little buffeting and the adjustable feature is excellent.

    <a href="http://www.myalbum.ca/"...
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    No oil leaks...good to go. Thanks for your help...

    No oil leaks...good to go. Thanks for your help PGlaves.
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    Thanks, should be good for another 6k. Another...

    Thanks, should be good for another 6k.
    Another thing, 10 nm for the valve cover bolts...just does not seem right.
    10 nm is not much more than finger tight. Anyway, I just lightly snugged them up...
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    I think I understand..maybe

    I think I understand..maybe
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    650 Dakar valve results help needed

    Okay, for peace of mind I did a valve check on my 07 Dakar.
    As mentioned it has about 9200 miles on it (I miss - typed 7500 on my last thread)

    Anyway, my feelers go in .02mm increments.

    Here...
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    I just ordered the Madstad system for my 07...

    I just ordered the Madstad system for my 07 Dakar.

    It looks to be a great system, adjustable etc. I just hate buffeting, currently using the 20" CeeBaily, its pretty good but I would like more....
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    650 Dakar valve check

    Yet another newbie.
    Just bought a 07 650 Dakar with 7k miles nicely farkled.
    The PO primarily used it as a road bike with some gravel time (not much)

    He was the original owner and was diligent...
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    Thanks for the input all. I blinked on the Dakar...

    Thanks for the input all.
    I blinked on the Dakar I was dealing on and it sold before I could get to it.
    This is the problem when dealing at a distance...I won't buy sight unseen so I had my plane...
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    buying a Dakar advice needed

    Just sold my 04 1150 GSA...sad...but it was time.

    I do mostly highway but want to do more back road type stuff, my wife comes on the occasional day ride.

    The 1150 GSA was a wonderful bike but...
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