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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By Strawdog
My rims are still tube for me I would not go...

My rims are still tube for me I would not go tubeless because of the cost.

When air down will go to about 25 PSI saying that not most experienced rider off road not exactly throwing bike around....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By Strawdog
Woody's Wheel Works AWESOME !

They repaired my front rim Excel Rim/Super lacing after I bent stock rim in Moab it did not take much to bend the stock rim.

I ended screwing the repaired front wheel again after the repair...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17,302
Views: 980,888
Posted By Strawdog
Manitoba Roads

http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t535/fannystelle/2015%20March%20%2008_zpsn3ww8ttx.jpg

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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,849
Posted By Strawdog
In Canada DOT,ECE, Snell and CSA are all...

In Canada DOT,ECE, Snell and CSA are all recognized saying that some older helmets do not meet new requirements.

As for the the United States same across the board expect they do not know what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By Strawdog
[QUOTE=itsatdm;26076310]It happened to me, so it...

[QUOTE=itsatdm;26076310]It happened to me, so it can happen. Sticky mud packed the tire and locked the front wheel.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 647,751
Posted By Strawdog
Hi I have a old Westinghouse UW-235 stick...

Hi

I have a old Westinghouse UW-235 stick welder last couple days it has become harder and harder to start a weld. So pulled it apart to find anything all looked okay,connections tight, cables...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 419,074
Posted By Strawdog
Getting closer to finishing my press. Stick...

Getting closer to finishing my press. Stick welder on other hand may be on its last leg.

Stick welder getting harder and harder to start weld pulled the the thing apart all looks okay cables are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Strawdog
I guess it helps to have connector for properly...

I guess it helps to have connector for properly seated I should save the celebrating beers for when job is completely done Arrgh :waysad
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Strawdog
Thanks heading to garage now

Thanks heading to garage now
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Strawdog
F800GS Fault Code 10151

Okay just did my valve clearance check all good Now # 2 cylinder dead fault code 10151 injector valve 2 confirmed by GS 911 no heat on exhaust runs only one cylinder.

# 2 fuel injector test its...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 419,074
Posted By Strawdog
Winter Boredom

Have a small press in shop was always to small so found so steel started to build. Have almost every thing to finish. Have a 110 hydraulic power pack to run it. Will nice not have drive to friends...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
I buy bearings from a local bearing supply...

I buy bearings from a local bearing supply company there thirty bucks for a set As for being matched there not a precision bearing mixing them up no problem.

The bearings we buy for work that are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
Definitely will look at them more often The...

Definitely will look at them more often The winters are to long here
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
Thats the odd thing bearings were not worn it was...

Thats the odd thing bearings were not worn it was lower race was the issue.

Installing bearings setting them up is no big deal Deal with this stuff all the time at work could be weight caused it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
Creates a mess takes a second wipe it away, ...

Creates a mess takes a second wipe it away, grease is cheap takes less time to pump a few shots then pull the front end apart again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
I find it odd that's there no zerk fitting to...

I find it odd that's there no zerk fitting to grease them I had a 1994 Harley Low Rider it came with a factory accessible plug to screw in a zerk fitting.

Since its apart figure will install one
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Strawdog
F800GS Lower Steering Bearing

Picture from lower steering bearing race. The rollers have made impressions the race that are fairly deep. Upper bearing race were fine both had fair amount of grease from factory.

2012 with 64000...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By Strawdog
In Wichita there is the Yardstore , also at one...

In Wichita there is the Yardstore , also at one time Boeing Surplus Store was there as well still may be in Seattle
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,417
Posted By Strawdog
I bought a Touratech Low profile Comfort Seat...

I bought a Touratech Low profile Comfort Seat two years ago it works for me. Was at there Seattle location at the time they did have a loaner they would send out.

I stand at 5 ' 7" with about 80...
Forum: Canada 11-06-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17,302
Views: 980,888
Posted By Strawdog
Many years ago Manitoba government had a public...

Many years ago Manitoba government had a public inquiry with MPIC/Public Utilities Board also a there was a Manitoba judge there it was dealing with issues brought varies groups at the time.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Strawdog
Did you check the battery voltage ? Have had...

Did you check the battery voltage ? Have had identical issue in the past on same bike & my Harley there was volts to turn it over but not enough to fire it up
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,942
Posted By Strawdog
2012 65833 Km/41145 M trouble free miles...

2012 65833 Km/41145 M trouble free miles :ricky:ricky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Strawdog
Wolfman Expedition Dry Saddle Bags - this was an...

Wolfman Expedition Dry Saddle Bags - this was an option I was looking at
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,065
Posted By Strawdog
Rolled over 64000 KM on 2012 F800GS all good. My...

Rolled over 64000 KM on 2012 F800GS all good. My 1999 Harley was 280000 KM when tore it down not because it broke , needed winter project:1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Strawdog
I spliced into my gps plug going to the the...

I spliced into my gps plug going to the the can-bus connector and ran the LED up to the location near the key.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By Strawdog
K60

On current road trip with K60 Mackenzie Highway,Lard Trail and Canol Road stopped in Whitehorse for cold beer there not perfect but for my skills and purpose no complaints :freaky
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Strawdog
Robert Campbell Highway

Any one got input on Robert Campbell Highway About 400 KM from there thinking taking it to the Canol Road Is this to done by yourself ?

If some is near there and interested and the wants to take...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,320
Posted By Strawdog
Okay , what do mean by spark plug over heated...

Okay , what do mean by spark plug over heated have you removed the spark plugs ? Got pictures spark plugs don't explode cylinders them selves
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By Strawdog
No problem to run tubeless tires with tubes There...

No problem to run tubeless tires with tubes There red dot/ mark on tire line up with valve stem. Fill er up with air and your done :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,307
Posted By Strawdog
Question Itsatdm curious what have you done to your front...

Itsatdm curious what have you done to your front end mines stock As my riding skills getting better did you replace springs or cartridge mod ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,466
Posted By Strawdog
I mounted RotopaX 1.75 with some adel clamps...

I mounted RotopaX 1.75 with some adel clamps around grab handles with aluminum plate. Used bar stock as spacers to give clearance to be able to get seat off aft tail rack on F800GS.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Strawdog
I would start with basics : Tires chords let...

I would start with basics :

Tires chords let go/ wheel bearings / tire pressure/ front rim bent

Check broken rear shock bolt/lose front end hardware

If you have center stand check front end...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 66,864
Posted By Strawdog
Top deck about forty inches to highest point

Top deck about forty inches to highest point
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Strawdog
I played with site https://trips.furkot.com for...

I played with site https://trips.furkot.com for planning route seems to have little better detail, I loaded Topo maps to Base Camp for Canada has allot more detail Never tried it but Google Earth can...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Strawdog
I have 660 and have allot time invested in trying...

I have 660 and have allot time invested in trying to get things to work Usually just Google what I am trying to do.

What I will do down load GPX file to the SD card if it route I made edit it on...
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Strawdog
Will do going to head up that way see how it goes...

Will do going to head up that way see how it goes worse case change plans will PM you Murfee if make it
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,383
Posted By Strawdog
I camp not to save money its because I like. When...

I camp not to save money its because I like. When I was younger had no choice.It was either camp or stay home. I now can afford hotels if on the F800GS tend to travel where there are no hotels.
...
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Strawdog
Leaving Winnipeg on August 8 or earlier Main...

Leaving Winnipeg on August 8 or earlier Main reason concerned about smoke is my asthma I can spend some time in it but long term sucks. Don't want to spend holiday in hospital.

This is last place...
Forum: Americas 07-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Strawdog
Yellowknife NWT Fires

Heading to Yellowknife shortly has anyone rode up there with all the fires going on ? Trying figure out how bad it is on the highway with all the smoke
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Strawdog
Hard to trouble shoot via internet but I would...

Hard to trouble shoot via internet but I would check battery voltage/electrolyte level

Ground cable where it connects to frame

So this a 2014 ? Is it convenient to get to a dealer. By...
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