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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
Thanks, yours looks great as well. It was quite...

Thanks, yours looks great as well. It was quite a difference the first time I got on it for a ride, but it was a quick adjustment, and I have absolutely no regrets :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
And the last from the front/side. ...

And the last from the front/side.

http://sportsmobileforum.com/gallery/images/upload/08a45813098c54daf5dd71950b43d03f.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
A shot from the front. ...

A shot from the front.

http://sportsmobileforum.com/gallery/images/upload/5b0afd93855d752ad4d86603bee4d9ae.jpg

And one from the back of the saddle.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
New tank done

Well, I had grand aspirations to do the thing myself, or at least part of it myself, but after months of looking at the bag of parts and pieces and going over the instructions a thousand times, I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
Seems to be a theme - jetting... I've started on...

Seems to be a theme - jetting... I've started on page one in the book/manual and am making my way through. I used to laugh at the quizical looks the Dakar guys had when standing by the bike in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
I test rode a BMW 450 before I bought the KTM. I...

I test rode a BMW 450 before I bought the KTM. I thought the Beemer had a little "dead" feel to it, although with some tweaking it might have been better. I was concerned about how long BMW would...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
Thanks, I'll take a look at it.

Thanks, I'll take a look at it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
Not a kickstand issue. Wish it was that simple...

Not a kickstand issue. Wish it was that simple...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
The smog stuff, jetting, and all the other stuff...

The smog stuff, jetting, and all the other stuff was removed/changed at the time of the purchase. The second "fix" involved some tweaking of the jetting, but apparently not to the degree to make the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
I thought that's what happened the first time. I...

I thought that's what happened the first time. I had a fairly good rappor with the main guy (a friend is related to employees of the shop), and he has a 530 as well. He seemed to know what the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,816
Posted By cobblecrazy
Pissed KTM EXC530 Hell

I decided months ago to sell my 1200 GSA, keep my GS800, and get a EXC530. The bike was intended for gnarlier tracks, to go on the back of my van when I take it on trips (I don't like towing things),...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
I got the Hyperpro progressive springs and the...

I got the Hyperpro progressive springs and the Touratech 20mm bar risers installed during the annual service as it wasn't much more than the service itself.

I would certainly suggest the upgrade...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
A new project has slowed the progress of the...

A new project has slowed the progress of the install...

http://sportsmobileforum.com/gallery/images/upload/8fa19a1bd85b0d8a1f9756da13a52bec.jpg

But I'm back on track.

I just got the tank...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
Sorry, forgot the top view... ...

Sorry, forgot the top view...

http://sportsmobileforum.com/gallery/images/upload/b0e1824e6f359a7e52212ef5e9a618cd.jpg

I painted the new smaller front side panels the same color as well, but I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
Got the tank back from paint ...

Got the tank back from paint

http://sportsmobileforum.com/gallery/images/upload/20e01fdf7ee584e29f0426d29ca364d3.jpg

I'm hoping the finished product will look something like this...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
Thanks for all the information. At one...

Thanks for all the information.

At one time I was thinking about using the ralle-moto steering damper that has 20mm rise built in. I wonder if it might be usefull with the larger tank for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
One more question. When I was at TT, I...

One more question.

When I was at TT, I noticed they put two 1" by 1" velcro clippings on the top of the tank. What the tech told me was the bottom of the clamp for the hand protectors would rub...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
Thanks for the information. A few questions. ...

Thanks for the information. A few questions.

Do you know if a quality "step drill bit" will work for the holes? I know the BMW mechanics at my local shop use this style when installing accessory...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 105,303
Posted By cobblecrazy
New TT tank

I went to TT in Seattle, and sat on their f800 w/the large tank. I liked the feel and the look so I bit the bullet and bought the tank (unpainted). Prior to the purchase I talked with the guy who...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By cobblecrazy
I had a 1150GSA in the past, and I might look at...

I had a 1150GSA in the past, and I might look at one in the next few years if the 800 does not do what I REALLY think its capable of (I would still keep the 800 for certain things), or there were...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By cobblecrazy
I gave it a try. The 800 is too long for the...

I gave it a try. The 800 is too long for the tray. There is a little purchase on the back tire, but not enough for me to feel comfortable with. I was able to load it solo, but it was not easy.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By cobblecrazy
New acquisition. 800GS still here, 1200 GSA gone...

New acquisition. 800GS still here, 1200 GSA gone :cry new possibilities abound....
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,410
Posted By cobblecrazy
2008 ktm 450 excr VS 2010 ktm 450 exc

Is there any REAL difference between the two bikes? Upgrades from 2008 to 2010...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By cobblecrazy
I had a RT. I found a screaming deal and...

I had a RT. I found a screaming deal and purchased it used with the thought it was going to be our two-up road touring machine. A combination of lack of true two-up long trips, the fact the newer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By cobblecrazy
Question

I have a BMW 1200GS Adv. Last year I purchased a F800GS as I felt it would be a more capable off-road machine, and I thought it would be adequate for commuting from time to time. What I discovered...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 36,229
Posted By cobblecrazy
I have a 31" inseam, and I purchased the...

I have a 31" inseam, and I purchased the Touratech high (breathable) several months ago. I'm on the balls of my feet, but I don't feel uncomfortable in the positioning (I also have a 12GSA...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,186
Posted By cobblecrazy
I have an '06 1200GSA, and an '09 F8GS. I've had...

I have an '06 1200GSA, and an '09 F8GS. I've had a 1150GSA, and an '01 Dakar on the Beemer side, and a variety of dirt bikes over the 30 or so years of riding (latest was a KTM 450). I've taken all...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
So does Jimmy Buffet

So does Jimmy Buffet
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Next photo

Next photo
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Just put the Jesse bags on the bike, they look...

Just put the Jesse bags on the bike, they look good. A few other additions as well...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 227,795
Posted By cobblecrazy
Jesse bag installation

I just installed my Jesse bags on my 800GS, and I noticed a SLIGHT amount of "play" in the exhaust. I cannot recall if the small amount of movement was there prior to installation. The bolt cannot...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Yes, but it's the regular body, not the extended...

Yes, but it's the regular body, not the extended body.
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,284
Posted By cobblecrazy
You mentioned stopping in a closed gas station...

You mentioned stopping in a closed gas station because of a "quirk" with the 800. What was it?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
A closer pic... I've already started doing...

A closer pic...

I've already started doing some upgrades/changes, and I'll post the things I'm doing.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Finally brought it home....Kept the GS Adv as well

Finally brought it home....Kept the GS Adv as well
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By cobblecrazy
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By cobblecrazy
Hardwiring Garmin 60CS

I am putting a 60CS onto my F800GS, and I found a Garmin hardwire cable. It has the obvious red and black wires, but it also has a white and a brown wire. The tag says the white and the brown are...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Right now that's the plan...:evil

Right now that's the plan...:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
Guess your avatar speaks for itself...

Guess your avatar speaks for itself...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By cobblecrazy
F800GS v 1200Adv

I'm sure this has been debated somewhere here before, but I'm looking for anyone who has switched from a 1200adv to a f800gs. Regrets? Things you've found are better, or really any comments on the...
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