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Offline Ilyak

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Hello all
« on: April 16, 2023, 12:01:52 pm »
Just joined. Based in Kent/London- had a 2011 K1600GT for about 6 months, just swapped it for a 2012 K1300S last week. Also have a VFR 800.

Am going to do hot start fix on K1300S. I just got a new motobatt battery. Day I got it I rode ~300 miles from Wirral, averaged 64.8 mph door to door with two fuel stops, a detour into town to buy a new helmet, a backroad detour due to motorway being blocked and picking up a Chinese, which I thought was pretty efficient. Then I stalled at bottom of my drive gingerly trying to turn gently in loose gravel and had to abandon it for 15 mins as it wouldn’t start. Hadn’t told wife I got it which was a bit awkward.

If anyone has wiring diagrams would be great, planning to wire a second starter relay in parallel with existing one as well as supplementing positive lead.
K1300S, VFR800 (used to own K1600GT)

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2023, 01:59:38 pm »
Hi Ilya and welcome to the madhouse that is EuroKClub!

There are wiring diagrams of sorts in here somewhere (BMW a never released the official ones) and also details of the Hot Start fix if you use the detailed search facility. Brian

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2023, 09:18:24 pm »
Another welcome to the madhouse,lots of info on here….been too busy with the 24 hour at Le-Mans and US GP too be looking at the net currently 😜

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2023, 09:34:26 pm »
Hello and welcome.  Pretty decent stats for your first trip! Not many bikes cover the ground as well as a K1300S.
Correct rear brake use is scientifically proven to shorten stopping distances in EVERY road situation.

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