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.
Hi, I’m a new member To the forum but have read with interest lots of technical information and tips you guys share... Hopefully someone out there can help with my question?
I have removed the rear brake calliper to service/clean and fit new pads but i can’t find anywhere the torque settings for...
At the end of last year my Wonder Wheel started to act up. I don't remember when but this one was put on my bike back when they were replacing the switch clusters under a recall. All functions worked but it started to turn super easy and I could barely feel the detents. I tried to clean it with...
First oil change the sump plug fell into the main pan. Freaked out for sure! I had a magnet that I inserted into the main drain hole and it picked it up. Whew! Fast forward. 2nd oil change I had a piece of super thin sheet metal. Rolled it and trimmed it until I could fit it into the...
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