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Forum: BMW K1600 Maintenance and Do-It-Yourself   Today, 12:53 AM
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Posted By ViennaK
Put the bike on the centerstand, turn the wheel...

Put the bike on the centerstand, turn the wheel to the left fork stop by grabbing the wheel itself. Try to move the handle bar to the left. Do you feel any play? Repeat on the right side.
If in...
Forum: BMW K1600 Accessories   Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By ViennaK
Afterburner comes to mind.........

Afterburner comes to mind.........
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By ViennaK
Back to OP: Conchos are hard to mount. Just sayin'

Back to OP: Conchos are hard to mount. Just sayin'
Forum: BMW K1600 Pictures   07-14-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
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Views: 1,399
Posted By ViennaK
How is your right leg? Hope damaged is limited to...

How is your right leg? Hope damaged is limited to your bike and your ego.
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-13-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By ViennaK
read it, understand it, do it....

read it, understand it, do it. https://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-k1600-suspension-setup-tires-wheels/98394-tire-pressure-tpms-systems-how-works.html
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-13-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By ViennaK
I am pretty sure that there is a number of...

I am pretty sure that there is a number of 2018/19 bikes sitting in their crates untouched......
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-12-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By ViennaK
It is a 2020, look at the black switch housings

It is a 2020, look at the black switch housings
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-12-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By ViennaK
Welcome to the forum. Maybe some folks in...

Welcome to the forum. Maybe some folks in Pennsylvania can help you out.
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,931
Posted By ViennaK
Conchos. Just sayin'

Conchos. Just sayin'
Forum: BMW K1600 Off-Topic Lounge   07-11-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By ViennaK
Talk about a double whammy....

Talk about a double whammy....
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-11-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,692
Posted By ViennaK
I had a good local paint shop price out a custom...

I had a good local paint shop price out a custom color paint job with me supplying the stripped Tupperware to them. They asked $1250 for it all included. Always an option to get the color that you...
Forum: Bike Talk   07-11-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By ViennaK
No, it doesn’t.only a four banger......

No, it doesn’t.only a four banger......
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-11-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,692
Posted By ViennaK
Good thing is that they don’t force their taste...

Good thing is that they don’t force their taste on you by putting a prohibitive price tag on it. No option 719 nonsense for me and there will always be a black color option and after market companies.
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-11-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By ViennaK
Thermostat controls to 85 C (185F) on the road...

Thermostat controls to 85 C (185F) on the road under almost any conditions when the bike is moving.
Fan comes on at 105C (221F) and turns off at 95 C (205F).

Never had the K1600GT exceeding these...
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-09-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,692
Posted By ViennaK
New colors and black switchgear. Yawn. Where...

New colors and black switchgear. Yawn.
Where is the new cockpit?
Forum: BMW K1600 Suspension Setup, Tires and Wheels   07-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,870
Posted By ViennaK
Note elevation and ambient temperature with the...

Note elevation and ambient temperature with the tire cold, measure pressure with known good gage, calculate temperature and elevation effect with the formulas given above and adjust. Compare TPMS...
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-03-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By ViennaK
No cranking at all. ECM is smart enough to...

No cranking at all. ECM is smart enough to prohibit cranking if the battery is below a certain voltage limit. If you try, the ECM goes into restart mode very much like cycling the ignition.
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By ViennaK
So here is what I found: First trial: ...

So here is what I found:


First trial:
Ignition off, Nav out of the cradle, alarm off, battery connected
Disconnected the negative connector of battery and put a digital amp meter between...
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,082
Posted By ViennaK
—— ‚Like most (all?) other motorcycle riders, I...

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‚Like most (all?) other motorcycle riders, I like using engine braking when decelerating and higher RPM shifts when accelerating. Not only do the feeling of the decel/accel forces feel cool, the...
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   07-03-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,082
Posted By ViennaK
I ride a lot in the Alps with ample opportunities...

I ride a lot in the Alps with ample opportunities to slow down to a crawl after some spirited rising. As much as I agree to keep the rpms down under light load, I disagree howver with the idea of...
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-03-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By ViennaK
Always had it on right front side panel right...

Always had it on right front side panel right under the handle bar.
I am looking for parasitic loss that drains the battery. Will measure it maybe tonight and report back. On my stone age 1992 BMW...
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-02-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By ViennaK
Understood, but mine turns off which can easily...

Understood, but mine turns off which can easily be verified. If the bike sits for about one hour and I connect the phone to the outlet it wouldn't charge.
Forum: BMW K1600 Tech and Performance Chat   07-02-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By ViennaK
Battery drain

For the second time my bike did not start after sitting for a couple of days. Under warranty BMW replaced the battery on the first incident with the comment that my USB converter hooked up to the...
Forum: BMW K1600 Bluetooth & Audio   07-02-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By ViennaK
Did you try to pair your headset only to the Nav...

Did you try to pair your headset only to the Nav with the BMW BT off?
Just another part of elimination. If you have the latest firmware, all pairings renewed in the right order it should work unless...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-02-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By ViennaK
Checked it on the Wunderlich America website. It...

Checked it on the Wunderlich America website. It is a staggering $748 after stock seat trade in. Over here it is around $440 at the current x-rate all taxes included.
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