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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By dalebor
My 2010 F8GS cancels the turn signal in 600 feet...

My 2010 F8GS cancels the turn signal in 600 feet or 8 seconds, whichever comes last. It's very annoying at highway speeds. It always turns off too soon.

Dale B
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By dalebor
I have the single bike folding Kendon trailer in...

I have the single bike folding Kendon trailer in your link. I bought it used on ebay for $700. The only issue I have with it is that it's a real bitch to get the F8 off the trailer by myself without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By dalebor
I've started from cold (sitting for several days)...

I've started from cold (sitting for several days) in the mid twenties F many times with no problems.

Dale B
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By dalebor
Stupid question; What is CLP? DaleB

Stupid question; What is CLP?

DaleB
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By dalebor
The stock pre 2013 grab rails show up on ebay...

The stock pre 2013 grab rails show up on ebay about once a every week or two at fairly cheap prices.

Dale B
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By dalebor
I have an 800GS and have not taken a close look...

I have an 800GS and have not taken a close look at the male slider forks on the 650GS. I suspect that they are similar to most male slider forks.

If the bolts are more like a small screw on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By dalebor
On fuel injected bikes I just run non-ethanol...

On fuel injected bikes I just run non-ethanol fuel with stabil and seafoam for the last couple tanks. When I put it away for the winter I fill the tank all the way (as little air as possible) with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By dalebor
You have to remove the seat, grab rails, and top...

You have to remove the seat, grab rails, and top case mount if there is one. Then there are a couple T25 torx screws (i don't remember how many) that need to be removed to get off the black plastic...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By dalebor
As a previous poster noted the engine computer...

As a previous poster noted the engine computer will have to relearn your engine but that's no big deal. You'll likely not notice any difference in the engine performance. You will loose the two trip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By dalebor
F800GS replacement fuel pump on ebay

I saw a aftermarket fuel pump on ebay that the seller advertised as fitting the F800GS.
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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By dalebor
I had the same problem on my brand new F8 two...

I had the same problem on my brand new F8 two summers ago. I never did figure out how to take the tail piece (it"s actually three pieces of plastic) off with a bolt stuck in a spinning rivet nut. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 128,057
Posted By dalebor
I have a Sargent seat F8 and am glad I bought it....

I have a Sargent seat F8 and am glad I bought it. I'm 6'4" with a 35" inseam and need a seat that I can move around on. The Sargent fits the bill. I can ride all day on this seat. The only thing I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 203,697
Posted By dalebor
I ran my F800 to zero Miles To Go (MTG) and then...

I ran my F800 to zero Miles To Go (MTG) and then filled up within about a mile. I put in 3.83 gallons (14.5 liters) per the gas pump. The useful tank capacity specification is 4.2 gal (16 liters). 16...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,033
Posted By dalebor
I bought one off of ebay, probably the same place...

I bought one off of ebay, probably the same place as the listing you pointed to. It does have good coverage. While you don't have to take off the plate to drain the oil, you do have to take it off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,059
Posted By dalebor
If you're talking about #8 on the diagram, I...

If you're talking about #8 on the diagram, I think that that's the pump controller (i.e. the electronics). The pump is #4.

Dale B
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,059
Posted By dalebor
I was ready to take a sledge hammer to my F800...

I was ready to take a sledge hammer to my F800 this spring while I was having the starting problem. I didn't dare stop the engine anywhere except in my driveway. That kind of limits where you can go....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,059
Posted By dalebor
By regular Sta-Bil you mean the red stuff? I just...

By regular Sta-Bil you mean the red stuff? I just bought some Marine Sta-Bil but it looks more green than blue. They advertise it specifically for use with E-10 gas. Might this be the same thing as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,059
Posted By dalebor
Thanks Joel! Great explanation.

Thanks Joel! Great explanation.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,059
Posted By dalebor
Ummm. What is startup ping?

Ummm. What is startup ping?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By dalebor
I don't pay that much attention to the "miles to...

I don't pay that much attention to the "miles to go." I use my trip odometer as a second gas gauge the way I've done for many years. I try to fill up at between 160 and 180 mi just to have some nice...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By dalebor
I had one of the inserts that hold on the rear...

I had one of the inserts that hold on the rear box mount start to spin in the frame. My dealer didn't even know what it was (Rivet nut) and was of zero help. I bought a new rivet nut from McMaster...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,672
Posted By dalebor
This seems to be what's happened with my F8GS. I...

This seems to be what's happened with my F8GS. I was having a hell of a time starting it and finally took it to the dealer where, after sitting for a week, it started just fine. This week it seems to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By dalebor
A stupid question. What's the difference between...

A stupid question. What's the difference between a hard fault and a soft fault?
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