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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,802
Posted By SCVGS
Just shorten the stock bolts so they only take a...

Just shorten the stock bolts so they only take a couple of turns to tighten:1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,032
Posted By SCVGS
F800R Cams:wink:

F800R Cams:wink:
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 41,022
Posted By SCVGS
Whats the latest on the running light units?

Whats the latest on the running light units?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,982
Posted By SCVGS
nope:lurk

nope:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,982
Posted By SCVGS
How much lateral play is present with the wheel...

How much lateral play is present with the wheel installed?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,982
Posted By SCVGS
Oh boy:huh

Oh boy:huh
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,982
Posted By SCVGS
Exactly :1drink I would bet the spacer tube...

Exactly :1drink I would bet the spacer tube between the bearings in the hub is aluminum. If so it will crush quite easily if the axle is only slightly over torqued. When that happens the bearings...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,982
Posted By SCVGS
That is a shallow groove self aligning ball...

That is a shallow groove self aligning ball bearing. The play you are looking at has nothing to do with a good or bad bearing. You should be measuring the radial clearance with the inner and outer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,025
Posted By SCVGS
It was their showroom display bike. It had all of...

It was their showroom display bike. It had all of the stuff on it for display and they gave me $2500 off. Right place at the right time for sure:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,025
Posted By SCVGS
I got mine almost a year ago with just about all...

I got mine almost a year ago with just about all of the accessories including vario bags and the rally seat for $13500 OTD
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By SCVGS
Thats an Arrow header its designed to be used...

Thats an Arrow header its designed to be used with the stock muffler or a slip-on. The only thing you will gain by running it without a can is a headache.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By SCVGS
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By SCVGS
Ever wonder why bikes dont come with washable oil...

Ever wonder why bikes dont come with washable oil filters and they are not even available as a OEM option?:1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,553
Posted By SCVGS
Be careful you done it before:wink: Oh yea and...

Be careful you done it before:wink: Oh yea and watch out for that acid thats eating all of the aluminum in there:huh
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,553
Posted By SCVGS
You assumed that I had not. But I have and I...

You assumed that I had not. But I have and I stand by my previous statement.:topes
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,553
Posted By SCVGS
You assumed that I had not. But I have and I...

You assumed that I had not. But I have and I stand by my previous statement.:topes
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,553
Posted By SCVGS
You need a better mechanic/dealer if they are...

You need a better mechanic/dealer if they are telling you its the fuel or ethanol or whatever thats clogging your injectors. This BS has been going on for years and its got NOTHING to do with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By SCVGS
Sounds like a bad regulator rectifier. You can...

Sounds like a bad regulator rectifier. You can check for voltage with the engine running at the three yellow wires before the R/R but I doubt you have a stator problem. With an AGM batt its not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,426
Posted By SCVGS
You need to relax and it will take more force on...

You need to relax and it will take more force on the bars to stay on course. Did you lower the front suspension as well as the rear??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,257
Posted By SCVGS
Thumbs down I do not want anyone telling me I HAVE to have...

I do not want anyone telling me I HAVE to have something I do not want.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,338
Posted By SCVGS
Yes hot air from the rad. It gets over 100 here...

Yes hot air from the rad. It gets over 100 here in summer and my GS is no worse than any other bike I have had. Except the Aprilia RSV that thing got way hot.
You could always attach them with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,338
Posted By SCVGS
You will need to hold your knees out away from...

You will need to hold your knees out away from the side panels a bit to keep them cool in hot weather. I think they extract more air out of the side vents as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,338
Posted By SCVGS
Yep, I notice the same and on cold days your...

Yep, I notice the same and on cold days your knees wont freeze.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 179,771
Posted By SCVGS
I have one on mine with the P1R tip. That tip is...

I have one on mine with the P1R tip. That tip is no longer made (ebay). Yes its loud when your on the gas but it sounds great!:D Make sure your can is 17.5 inches long, they sent some out with a...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By SCVGS
If your looking for your Dorso I can strongly...

If your looking for your Dorso I can strongly recommend EBC HH sintered pads. They will transform your brakes with better feel and better initial bite.:D
Whatever you do you want HH pads.
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,252
Posted By SCVGS
Two rears and one front repaired with Stop n Go...

Two rears and one front repaired with Stop n Go plugs. Wore out all three with no leaks.:nod
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By SCVGS
Never had a problem with K&N filters.

Never had a problem with K&N filters.
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 23,095
Posted By SCVGS
Paint stripper will be fine.

Paint stripper will be fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By SCVGS
No clamps.

No clamps.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By SCVGS
Brake squeal has nothing to do with pad wear....

Brake squeal has nothing to do with pad wear. Check the pad thickness or get the dealer to do it. Odds are it can be fixed with a cleaning and lubrication.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By SCVGS
Your Hyper is faster, has better brakes and...

Your Hyper is faster, has better brakes and sharper handling. The GS will go farther and go just about anywhere. The GS is very good on pavement though having supprised a few sportbikes myself. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By SCVGS
No tube in there I take it??

No tube in there I take it??
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By SCVGS
How many miles are on the engine?

How many miles are on the engine?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By SCVGS
At your weight you will have WAY to much static...

At your weight you will have WAY to much static sag.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By SCVGS
If you weigh over 190 LBS you will need springs....

If you weigh over 190 LBS you will need springs. Hyper Pro springs make a huge improvement
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By SCVGS
??????:huh Its real simple. BMW does not want to...

??????:huh Its real simple. BMW does not want to get sued by some idiot who reinstalls the hardware without locktite on them. I was a motorcycle mechanic for 20+ years 10 of which I spent working on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,789
Posted By SCVGS
Looky here. There is NOTHING wrong with your...

Looky here. There is NOTHING wrong with your motor.


http://web.me.com/beamerbikes/Site/F800GS_engine.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By SCVGS
Lets just say that BMW has a bunch of lawyers...

Lets just say that BMW has a bunch of lawyers that want you to replace the bolts. The "special" loctite story is one way to do that as is part # replacement and confusion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By SCVGS
Microencapsulated thread locker is preapplied...

Microencapsulated thread locker is preapplied locking agent used in production. Its much easier to have a box full of fasteners ready for install than having to apply liquid to each one. The type...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,192
Posted By SCVGS
Relax your grip on the bars and dont pull with...

Relax your grip on the bars and dont pull with your arms to compensate for the wind hitting your chest. Knobbies dont make good street tires and vise versa.
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