Has it had either an adjustable or a short Paralever strut fitted? this will affect the ease with which it goes onto the centrestand.
A picture of the rear end from the right side will give an indication. (with the bike on the sidestand)
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- Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:50 pm
- Forum: Boxertech
- Topic: Misfiring? 1100s please read help req
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While you are in the tank, check the U-tube for splits and tight fit on the barbs. Mine had deteriorated so it was loose (only showed when wet, tightened up when it dried)
This is fairly normal. With the dry clutch there is no drag between plates so the driven plate stops spinning quickly and the engagement dogs in the gearbox don't line up. A slight release of the clutch lever allows rotation and alignment. Also If you make sure you immediately engage gear after pull...
This is the best fault finding article I know of
It's often difficult. with fresh oil to tell whether you have underfilled it or overfilled it since an empty sight glass will look the same as a overfull one. I presume you are checking level on the centrestand as you should If you don't get a result after doing as Mr Charrington suggests then -chec...
I don't really see a problem with this arrangement, BMW just wanted to locate the MC more discretely. Most every car has a pushrod from brake pedal to MC. The main problems early 20th century vehicles had with mechanical brakes was balancing out forces to each wheel and accounting for wear of brake ...
- Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:45 pm
- Forum: Boxerbanter
- Topic: Is a paralever front end less inclined to tuck ?
- Replies: 14
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Shorter GS paralever not longer
I'm interested in one of these too, let us know how you get on with it Its not lack of power that is the issue, it's the ergonomics of getting the twist grip rotated to WOT that is the problem. Attempting to go from cruising to WOT gives quite an exaggerated wrist position, or often does not quite g...
Steve, this is probably the best non-running diagnosis guide. http://www.bmbikes.org.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=21616 In particular the method of testing the fuel pump by bridging the relay and checking for flow at the return line The poor running last time it did start sounds very much like ...