Hello I am new to the BMW bikes, of course I have wanted one for ever!! I am on the Pre-Sale plan. '12 1600GTL Silver arriving next week or week after. I have been reading (studding) the Ash/Castrol break-in method, I wonder to change the oil, can you just remove the oil filter and with the engine run/don't run switch turned to the "don't run"-
hit the starter for a few cycles to pump the remaining oil out? I am worried about losing the second small oil plug in the dry sump. I am familiar with american cars, some japanese bikes to a limited extent, and the german engineering (The Best In The World)
I am least familiar with.
I just thought I would ask you, and anyone with experience working on these great bikes.
Maybe by offering many more photos, I can help forum members who might want to change their own FD and engine oils.
Easily accomplished with simple tools. The trick is to have everything assembled and ready to go before you start.
In addition to the above, I have two oil drain pans. One that...
Has BMW upgraded the coil packs for out beloved machines? I read in another forum (BMWMOA I think) that BMW redesigned the coil packs since there has been so many issues with them. I may be inclined to replace them all for a better quality part if one decides to die on me, Or the next time the...
I have a 2019 bagger, with Bren stage 2 downloaded.
First oil change using GS-911.
Do I need to download stock map to reset service reminder ?
Also has anyone used the custom mileage instead of the standard 6000 MI. ?
The fische callas for: FINAL-DRIVE GEAR OIL SAF-XO - OSP, 1000ML (LITRE)
Online, I see this description: OSP,TANKWAG. Synthetic final-drive oil (SAF-XO) for final drives without Multi-disc limited-slip differential and without EH limited- Slip differential, and for final drives with...
Hi K1600 family,
I recently purchased a later model top case that has the brake light fitting. My old case which is damaged with scratches etc, has a key barrel suited to my bike. The new top case is centrally locked (key fob) and did not come with any key. I need to know if the key barrels are...
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