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Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By malloy
Obenauf's

OBENAUF'S http://www.amazon.com/Obenaufs-LP-Boot-Preservative-Preserves/dp/B0002X520S

After saddle soap a couple of time a year. Black plastic bag in the sun trick per above.

Occasionally...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By malloy
Espana es muy bonita!!!

Espana es muy bonita!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By malloy
377mm

377mm
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By malloy
GP - You can get one (probably have to order it)...

GP - You can get one (probably have to order it) at a NAPA Auto Parts.
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,638
Posted By malloy
:clap:clap Wonderful travels Mac - thanks for...

:clap:clap Wonderful travels Mac - thanks for sharing your part of the world!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By malloy
Is that all? :rofl Thanks Indy. You make it...

Is that all? :rofl Thanks Indy. You make it sound so easy. Now something to work with. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By malloy
So, Indy & ACAP - to the question of where to...

So, Indy & ACAP - to the question of where to find proper single rate springs in the aftermarket. Haven't had much luck with this in other threads. Any suggestions?

Does one order a custom set?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By malloy
Thanks, Indy - Those are very light springs...

Thanks, Indy - Those are very light springs indeed!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By malloy
Yeah, well try buying those little "paper clips"...

Yeah, well try buying those little "paper clips" for .11 cents! (05 31 42 7 666 224 SUPPORTING RING 2 $2.23) Good idea to have extras on hand should one spring into oblivion. DAMHIK

INDY...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By malloy
The Ricor piece is 14mm thick so it adds 14mm to...

The Ricor piece is 14mm thick so it adds 14mm to the OEM preload. On mine the OEM spacer was 200mm long. The OEM spring lengths are 377mm (right) and 378mm(left) = go figure.

TUNING: I felt the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By malloy
Mine has been a bulb eater since day one - 5,000...

Mine has been a bulb eater since day one - 5,000 to 7,000 miles per. R1200GS was the same way. Using 55Watt bulbs - nothing fancy. Bunch of threads on the subject:...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,524
Posted By malloy
Hey 101 - My F 650 has just one "pad" also, at...

Hey 101 - My F 650 has just one "pad" also, at the rear of the swing arm. :eek1
Not sure how you'd get a solid mount on just one pad. YMMV
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By malloy
No reply from cannonracecraft on spring rates ITS...

No reply from cannonracecraft on spring rates ITS - nice lead though. Anyone else with ideas for spring rates? :ear:ear

Interesting Red that you find the front too stiff. The usual complaint is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By malloy
QUESTION: Single rate or progressive style? ...

QUESTION: Single rate or progressive style? What's the preference?
I think Wirth and HyperPro are progressive and Wilburs are single rate. I'm sure there are others.

OEM springs on my 2012 F650...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By malloy
Maybe something here would...

Maybe something here would do:http://www.rubbersheetroll.com/

Then there's this stuff: http://techspec-usa.com/magento/index.php/product-overview/

Interested to see what you come up with :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,980
Posted By malloy
27,500 miles

27,500 miles on Regina OEM chain on F650GS (twin). 95% pavement. It was well within spec length wise (144mm between 9 pins). Sprocket & chain ring looked great but it had the dreaded red rot:...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By malloy
If you are getting the nuts from a hardware...

If you are getting the nuts from a hardware store, make sure the flange is large enough to clamp the chain ring. Take an old one with you to be sure..
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By malloy
Thanks for the replies :clap - as figured = leave...

Thanks for the replies :clap - as figured = leave the thing on!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By malloy
Question Remove the pipe?

HAINES says to remove the silencer aka muffler when replacing the shock. I can't see why and no one has mentioned this. What say you?????:ear:ear
Much obliged.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By malloy
Better yet, ride over to Albany and have Don...

Better yet, ride over to Albany and have Don custom make a seat for you:
http://www.mredsmoto.com/mredsmoto.htm:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 129,624
Posted By malloy
Bump for a great report!!!!

Bump for a great report!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By malloy
Very nice, Mike C. Thanks for the info.

Very nice, Mike C. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By malloy
MIKE C - That's quite the kitted out F650GS! Can...

MIKE C - That's quite the kitted out F650GS! Can you tell us about that front wheel brake combination? The whole front end looks pretty custom. :ear:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By malloy
Here's some good info on replacing coolant:...

Here's some good info on replacing coolant: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431251
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By malloy
Try this guy's videos - #10 is cleaning the...

Try this guy's videos - #10 is cleaning the pipes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQL6ACSF9Ec

A great series by the way.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By malloy
Can you provide some detail on how this is done,...

Can you provide some detail on how this is done, pics, etc?:ear:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By malloy
Wrap some dental floss, very thin wire, fishing...

Wrap some dental floss, very thin wire, fishing line or cord in the groove between the cap and the reservoir; pull it snug and it will depress the tangs on the cap allowing you to unscrew it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,472
Views: 2,555,147
Posted By malloy
Ed - You will make it a good group. You always...

Ed - You will make it a good group. You always do. Glad you are back into it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-27-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,472
Views: 2,555,147
Posted By malloy
Good morning, Ed. That was a great tour. Rudey

Good morning, Ed. That was a great tour. Rudey
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,690
Posted By malloy
The liner from a Starbucks coffee box works well...

The liner from a Starbucks coffee box works well and sometimes can be had for free. About 3 quarts, folds into almost nothing when empty. But then it's not some fancy expensive part!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By malloy
Supposed to have the valves checked every 12,000...

Supposed to have the valves checked every 12,000 miles so due in a 6,000 for you - spendy at the dealer but rarely requires adjustment with new shims. Air filter @ 12,000. Also, check (& replace?)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By malloy
Nice to see Joel again. Thanks!

Nice to see Joel again. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By malloy
When mounting new brake pads, check the fluid...

When mounting new brake pads, check the fluid reservoir first. If it's high, it's a good idea to siphon some of the fluid out and avoid this drip down.:norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,023
Posted By malloy
Michelin Anakee 3. Good wet or dry for me and OK...

Michelin Anakee 3. Good wet or dry for me and OK for a little hard pack dirt or gravel. I have almost 7,000 miles on the rear at 40 psi and looks like I'll get another 1,500 miles. This will be my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,280
Posted By malloy
5800 miles & 17 days to Texas and back solo,...

5800 miles & 17 days to Texas and back solo, fully kitted for camping, rain and snow for fun. Absolutely no problems, no oil added. :clap Cruise @ 80 mph all day. 47 mpg average - 39 mpg low, 60...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,855
Posted By malloy
Try this...

Try this thread:http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=199827
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By malloy
Here:...

Here: http://www.jimvonbaden.com/Ohlins_Shock_Install.html :clap

You're welcome :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By malloy
Another inmate with a lot of 899GS suspension...

Another inmate with a lot of 899GS suspension info is ITSATDM.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By malloy
The 800 & 650 shocks are a different part...

The 800 & 650 shocks are a different part numbers. The 800 is heavier. The 800 has more ground clearance. The calculator might get you close with stock shocks. I have no idea how it would work...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By malloy
Mtl - Marc Parnes has a longer axle for his...

Mtl - Marc Parnes has a longer axle for his balancer. It's 14" for $20.00. It will accommodate the the wheel,sprocket & hub.
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