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Old 12-05-2016, 02:21 PM   #31
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Well it is cast aluminum, highly unlikely you'll be able to bend it without breaking it in any case. I'd like to know how they got knocked out of spec in the first place. I know a guy who I caught a while back bending his adjustable cast aluminum brake lever by heating and bending it. He had lowsided the bike and ridden it home with a wonky lever so he wanted to "fix" it. I did him a favor and mid-explanation snapped it off in front of him with surprisingly little effort, as a way of telling him he should put the stock one back on until he could replace the adjustable. That's a good way to kill yourself, bending your cast aluminum brake lever twice then riding with it.
They do bend some without breaking, but more importantly, the mounting holes are much larger than the bolt threads - BMW left room for adjustment.

For some reason the Motronic doesn't mind a large gap, unlike the MS. I have suggested this many times on the forums, it's common.
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Old 12-05-2016, 07:10 PM   #32
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For some reason the Motronic doesn't mind a large gap, unlike the MS. I have suggested this many times on the forums, it's common.
Well you know as well as I; that's the difference between a production EMS designed by a team of engineers with a big budget and all of the test equipment in the business, and an adaptable EMS designed by a few dedicated engineers to be built from cheap kits.

I suspect with a better VR conditioner circuit or more time spent tuning the stock one, MS could tolerate the same range of sensor gap adjustment.
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Old 12-06-2016, 08:42 AM   #33
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Not just MS. Almost all of the stand alone computers have done this to me one way or another. Remember that yellow 951 (944)? lol.
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:22 PM   #34
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