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    I have removed mine twice for rebuilding using...

    I have removed mine twice for rebuilding using the lift the sub frame method and while I was doing it did all the swing arm and suspension bearings .
    As for 58nm +45 degrees I just tighten it by...
  2. Leaving Calgary and heading up to Yellowknife the...

    Leaving Calgary and heading up to Yellowknife the first week in June then coming down the Liard trail to Ft. Nelson into the interior of B.C. then going to the National Rally in Salem then over to...
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    Woody Park the bike rear wheel on a 1x4 or a 2x4...

    Woody
    Park the bike rear wheel on a 1x4 or a 2x4 and try, that should work and give you some experience in the method.
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    I quess they only sent the memo to Canada:brow

    I quess they only sent the memo to Canada:brow
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    This is a known problem with the compression...

    This is a known problem with the compression release and has been fixed on warranty by many owners. Your dealer should have the memo for the repair!
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    Sometimes the we over think these things:laugh...

    Sometimes the we over think these things:laugh How much more distance do you need than 225miles?
    When I rode the Dalton and Dempster Highway's I carried a 5 liter jerry can and never used it,...
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    In addition to these good points by Paul, the...

    In addition to these good points by Paul, the g650gs has I believe tubless tires on spokeless wheels which could make for easier tire repair on the road. If you are riding the Dalton or the Dempster...
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    The DL650 in my opinion would be more along the...

    The DL650 in my opinion would be more along the lines of the f650 twin, more of a street orientation. Research shows that the dr650 is the simpler bike to work on. No computer and fancy electronics....
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    I own a 07 f650gs that I still really enjoy........

    I own a 07 f650gs that I still really enjoy..... but the DR650 is my next travel bike for South America.
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    Backroad Where do you carry your tools now?

    Backroad

    Where do you carry your tools now?
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    Clutch cover replaced at 47000km and it is...

    Clutch cover replaced at 47000km and it is leaking now at 51000km.
    Not a bad leak like previous leaks but a leak non the less.
    No lemon laws that I know of.
    Cal
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    problem resolution

    I have a2007 F650GS with 51000kms and would like some opinions on my water pump issues.
    The bike goes in for its 5th water pump shaft and seal change next week all of the changes have been covered...
  13. Thread: Windshield?

    by calvin
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    I have tried 3 Cee Baileys, Ermax and Britannia...

    I have tried 3
    Cee Baileys, Ermax and Britannia Composites fairing and screen.
    all have worked in different ways, my favorite is the Ermax at $105.00 it offers great protection for me at 5"4"
    The...
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    The stock seat does drive you forward towards the...

    The stock seat does drive you forward towards the fake tank and puts pressure where it hurts.
    So I went to a local seat maker and had her flaten the seat and carve some off the sides also ,then she...
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    I have an 07 also and the Givi 46l top box with...

    I have an 07 also and the Givi 46l top box with the back rest for my wife.
    I had to take the cover off of the pad and carve out half of the foam and then staple the cover back on.
    The original pad...
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    I have Barkbusters on an 07 and they should fit...

    I have Barkbusters on an 07 and they should fit the G bike. I had the bmw guards and they were okay for blocking the wind but very flimsy when the bike falls over.

    The barkbusters have saved my...
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    I bought a new battery at Napa for my 07 for...

    I bought a new battery at Napa for my 07 for 99.00 AGM model numberETX15L they may still be on sale, reg. price is 140.00 I think.

    It is a tight fit without battery tray mods but does fit in. Just...
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    I would be interested in the findings re your...

    I would be interested in the findings re your grip heaters...... as mine are doing the same as yours, they are definitly not as hot as they once were!
    Cal
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    Sticky: Great Basin National park

    http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt178/cccran/sept2009033.jpg
    On the road to Mexico from Canada
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    "why try to re-engineer it ? " I makes life much...

    "why try to re-engineer it ? "
    I makes life much easier with less lean angle, especially when fully loaded.
    Mine has fallen over many times on gravel roads but that has nothing to do with the side...
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    http://kiladala.myshopify.com/products/650-gs-daka...

    http://kiladala.myshopify.com/products/650-gs-dakar-fat-foot
    Just ask Rick to add 1/2" to the fat foot.
    Cal
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    My 650 gs leaned to far over so I had Kildala in...

    My 650 gs leaned to far over so I had Kildala in B.C. fabricate a fat foot with a thicker bottom plate. Only 3/4" for the GS.
    It took about 10 twisties to grind the right bevel on the bottom before...
  23. Thread: Off road tires

    by calvin
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    Okay I had to answer this one about the Tourance....

    Okay I had to answer this one about the Tourance. 2007 F650GS

    Heres my experience on 2 sets..... first set 20000kms still had a little life but was ready to change for another long trip. 2nd set...
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    my 2007 developed notched bearings at 23000kms...

    my 2007 developed notched bearings at 23000kms and again at 47000kms.
    They were replaced by myself with SKF 320/28xq bearings made in Germany.
    These were greased with red synthetic high temp...
  25. Hope to see you guys at the rally or on the road,...

    Hope to see you guys at the rally or on the road, my buddy k 1200 is leaving Olds at 8 in the morning on Sunday to join up with me in Calgary f650gs and will be crossing later in the day at Rosville....
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