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Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 12-08-2011, 01:10 AM
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Posted By Edd2
Was talking to a gent who just happened to have...

Was talking to a gent who just happened to have managed the service department at BMW bike service center and he told me something very interesting about the Rotex 650 single motor. The new Chinese...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 09-30-2011, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Edd2
I run 98 octane, always have, always will, BMW...

I run 98 octane, always have, always will, BMW recommends min 95 octane. Anything that causes rough idle will stall a thumper.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 09-26-2011, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Edd2
My Xcountry is coming up on 30K, 4 years, ride it...

My Xcountry is coming up on 30K, 4 years, ride it everyday, not a worry, works like a dream, runs on the smell of an oily rag, goes like a missile to 80kph, round town it is seriously brilliant. Had...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-20-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
sorry meant ECU not cpu

sorry meant ECU not cpu
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-19-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
I find it hard to believe they had the bike for...

I find it hard to believe they had the bike for so long and can tell you there is nothing wrong with it and then it won't idle at all from moment 1. There is something a miss here ? Find an...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-19-2011, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Edd2
I also had some stall issues last week when it...

I also had some stall issues last week when it was very cold. The CPU was making the mix way to rich and when it did idle is vamped badly regardless of engine temp, soon as the air temp warmed a...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-18-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
I noted that the stalling was in temps below 8C...

I noted that the stalling was in temps below 8C and it came with bouts of very high revs. My G650 has 25,000 Ks on it now, no problems and I only added the injector-cleaner/octane boost when I had a...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 04-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
Just spoke to neighbour: His bike had all...

Just spoke to neighbour:

His bike had all sorts of issues as well as not idling, to the point - wouldn't idle - reason - loose tension on timing chain put the valve timing out just enough to stop...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 04-23-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
That doesn't make sense - high octane won't stop...

That doesn't make sense - high octane won't stop it from running. If the octane level is too low it will ping - that is - it will ignite on compression and cause the engine to stall at low revs. Stay...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 04-21-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,656
Posted By Edd2
fuel

as they say "petrol ain't petrol" The thing that made me think I was on the right track is that the octane boost/injector cleaner just made the thing perform so much better. Big improvement in low...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 04-19-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Edd2
Hi, Just joined to get in on this stalling...

Hi, Just joined to get in on this stalling problem. I commute every day on a 2008 XCountry mine very reliable, runs like a dream - however I run an aftermarket exhaust, a K&N filter and iridium spark...
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