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Forum: Beasts 07-11-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,302
Posted By chas1969
Shinko raven 009's on the rear wheel right now...

Shinko raven 009's on the rear wheel right now and they have good feel and grip (to a point before extreme). I did a lot of reading before buying 100$ tire but good reviews and a tire life of 10+ K...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,262
Posted By chas1969
take off left scoop and air housing cover (not...

take off left scoop and air housing cover (not the airbox). it will be easy to see the frount spark plug and wrench it. The rear plug you will need a plug cap puller wrench and wrench with a...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By chas1969
get a service manual, international service...

get a service manual, international service center locations and follow maintence schedulle .... know how to fix and keep-up with maintence on your bike. Should be good to go.

FYI: Have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,005
Posted By chas1969
BMW is a great bike and the $$$ is there but one...

BMW is a great bike and the $$$ is there but one small thing that may be a slight risk ... it is the 1st year of production The Beta Test. The F800 S/ ST have been putting around for couple years...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,235
Posted By chas1969
It looks to be very robust and good utility, but...

It looks to be very robust and good utility, but not designed for this bike. Racks are to wide and makes bags way to wide. They look more like outriggers than panniers :rofl

4 my 2 cents I...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,717
Posted By chas1969
Harley Dealers dropping Buell :( I got my...

Harley Dealers dropping Buell :(

I got my Uly 2006 in sept. 2007 for 7500$. It was built in 2/06 so it sat in the dealer inventory for 1.5 + years. Buells are hard to move. I love the Uly,...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By chas1969
Get ECM spy (download program-free) and the cable...

Get ECM spy (download program-free) and the cable (search on adv-rider & badweather).

With ECM spy you can run diagnostics to see if the fan runs while in the bike. Also can run diagnostics on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,699
Posted By chas1969
No screens showing in all of Montana. But I did...

No screens showing in all of Montana. But I did watch the 10 episode edit DVD and the BBC 6 edit series ... BBC SUCKED. All should like the 10 episode of Fox coming on the 2nd. If you watched the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By chas1969
Diesel Oil: The knock against Rotella and others...

Diesel Oil: The knock against Rotella and others are the thickest is x-40 weight. One diesel oil that Does come in 50 wieght is Mystic semi-synth JT-8 15w-50 and also 15W-40.

Try Mystik JT-8...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,469
Posted By chas1969
I was at the BMW MOA Rally 1 week ago and no...

I was at the BMW MOA Rally 1 week ago and no demos of the F800gs but one was there to look at.
From the reviews overseas it is fantastic bike. The one major factor I like about the F800GS, S ST...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,471
Posted By chas1969
Got back from the MOA BMW Rally. I asked the...

Got back from the MOA BMW Rally. I asked the 1st morning while all the bikes were going to be demo'd. "Are you going to allow the F8GS for demo-ing" the quick answer was "NO"!

The one thing...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,354
Posted By chas1969
I saw a photo in BadWeather 8-10 wks ago and much...

I saw a photo in BadWeather 8-10 wks ago and much better part!

http://olenuf2nobetter.smugmug.com/photos/299834008_7AEdJ-L.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,471
Posted By chas1969
Bike Magazine recent edition F800gs did very well...

Bike Magazine recent edition F800gs did very well with 91 bhp :deal about the same as the KTM 990 adv. The article was comparsion of the R12gs, Stelvio, 990 adv and F800gs. Maybe a little better...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,216
Posted By chas1969
IMHO: Uly is a very fun bike, you will enjoy...

IMHO: Uly is a very fun bike, you will enjoy riding to work or to Alaska. Price: Buells get better as a used bike quick! I got new old stock bike from a dealer 1 mile on it for 7500$ in sept. ...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,759
Posted By chas1969
Unfortunately Bike Magazine placed Stelvio last...

Unfortunately Bike Magazine placed Stelvio last (w/ F800gs, R12gs, KTM 990 adv). Heavy, low bhp and low mpg. I love the looks but thirsty w/o good bhp:cry

Chas
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,583
Posted By chas1969
Vecchio I read somewhere that the engine...

Vecchio

I read somewhere that the engine temperature sensor is a large part of the low mileage problem. As I recall someone has a brass/metal base for the sensor compared to the plastic one...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By chas1969
STELVIO :evil

STELVIO :evil
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By chas1969
Uly 06-07: The timing can be easly retarded if...

Uly 06-07: The timing can be easly retarded if low grade gas is used and pinging.
One solution with simple engine.

Chas
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By chas1969
Lowwering the psi helps esp. in the front but...

Lowwering the psi helps esp. in the front but watch the rocks and rims! I carry a 10$ wallmart sig lighter air pump. Stop let the air out ... just a little helps and then when coming back to...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By chas1969
Used and new old stock 06 Ulys are much cheaper...

Used and new old stock 06 Ulys are much cheaper .... mine was 7500 $ with 1 mile on the odo - new. goto cycletrader, craigslist, ebay and find a deal. Uly has #1 consideration 1200cc, comparing...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,632
Posted By chas1969
I now have the 'Special Edition' PAL, Region 2...

I now have the 'Special Edition' PAL, Region 2 (europe) 3 disc if any wants to borrow. Much better with much more dialog and not rushed. Their is extra stuff also. But you will need a "region free"...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4,225
Views: 901,934
Posted By chas1969
Dual_Newb, You need a free download ECMspy...

Dual_Newb,

You need a free download ECMspy and a easy moded usb cable to change the fuel map on a Uly's. No need for PCom. But a new factory map is available from buell that is better (MPG...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,290
Posted By chas1969
Rubber mallet, or rivet tool (if needed) and...

Rubber mallet, or rivet tool (if needed) and repeat.

Chas
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,225
Views: 901,934
Posted By chas1969
06 Uly in MT

So finally put on the HT Rack and Boxes:) Love the utlility of the bike now and boxes look great!!!

http://gi275.photobucket.com/groups/jj293/9WOTE0ZBC/DCP_8396.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,215
Posted By chas1969
Very Expensive expierment .... on a expensive...

Very Expensive expierment .... on a expensive cycle! So dam easy, just go to your local hardware store and take off a couple valve cover bolts and check.

You have one of the easiest bikes in the...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,605
Posted By chas1969
The Beta-Patch came out for the 08 Fuel/Ingition...

The Beta-Patch came out for the 08 Fuel/Ingition Map!!! Finally !!!! All 08 people should go to your dealer ASAP!

Chas
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,122
Posted By chas1969
BMW NA several years ago had a program for...

BMW NA several years ago had a program for buying/riding and then shipping to the USA but as I recall it was DC'd a while back. Go to BMW MOA site and see if thier is any such mention or call BMW...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,632
Posted By chas1969
Anyone with 'Special" 10 Episode 3-Disc Edition?

Just putting out feelers on the 3 Disc, 10 Episode "Special Edition". Anyone to let borrow or #####???

Thank you

Chas
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,717
Posted By chas1969
Hello, Great photos and write-up. This...

Hello,

Great photos and write-up. This morning I got my Happy Trail rack for my Uly. Okay after 8 hours I can say the rack is on and bags mounted .... shit!

The left rack was a little off...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,063
Posted By chas1969
5th gear in the uly is pretty much OD (75mph 3.6k...

5th gear in the uly is pretty much OD (75mph 3.6k rpms). From 3.5-4K to redline 7.8k as you go up rpm's the power goes expedientially ... the most usefully power is up high. Sure at or near 100K...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,063
Posted By chas1969
Uly's advantages over V-Strom: Simple...

Uly's advantages over V-Strom:

Simple air-cooled engine
No-need to adjust valve stuff
Super EZ maintence
Never-Oil/adjust belt
Better shocks
Do-It-UrSelf Fuel Injection and computer hook-up...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By chas1969
It's a little salty, 55$ for admission and then...

It's a little salty, 55$ for admission and then extras and + hotel. 50$ for a meal with Eric and engineers:rofl

My ideal rally would be fairgrounds, camping, vendors and ride-outs to...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,231
Posted By chas1969
NONE! I had one and it made a hell of a...

NONE!

I had one and it made a hell of a mess/ did nothing to help the chain.

0-ring chain needs cleaning and occational chain lubing so it don't rust but that is it.

a lube machine...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By chas1969
Fat B knows this issue like the back of his hand,...

Fat B knows this issue like the back of his hand, but look at the ignition system... coils, spark wires or contact with plugs. It sounds like OEM wires are #1 culprit.

Chas
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By chas1969
ECM Spy with a mod. USB cable. Badweather Bikers...

ECM Spy with a mod. USB cable. Badweather Bikers and the UK Buell site have all the info and with some searching you can download map and then install to your bike. Which except for the cable is...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By chas1969
Same. I have noticed with longer distances...

Same.

I have noticed with longer distances (touring), and 70-90's weather that my 06' Uly really consistenly racked up mileage 50-54 mpg.

Now with 50-60 degree weather and going to and fro...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By chas1969
Only a sugestion with in the HD diesel group that...

Only a sugestion with in the HD diesel group that has xW-50 weight is Mystik (citgo) JT-8 Super Heavy Duty Semi Synth. oil that comes in 15W-50 and 15W-40 wieghts.

Good doses of ZDDP and from an...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,346
Posted By chas1969
IMHO: Take the back roads, stop often and take...

IMHO: Take the back roads, stop often and take it easy/have fun on the way back home. When home change the oil- engine and primary, then continue by the book.

Chas
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,732
Posted By chas1969
The way they look, ... if they don't come to the...

The way they look, ... if they don't come to the USA maybe it will not be a big deal. IMHO :)
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,225
Views: 901,934
Posted By chas1969
Upper Missouri River (montana)

Tower Rock and Missouri
http://gi275.photobucket.com/groups/jj293/9WOTE0ZBC/DCP_8289.jpg

http://gi275.photobucket.com/groups/jj293/9WOTE0ZBC/DCP_8291.jpg
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