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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Waino
I painted the outside. Painting the inside would...

I painted the outside. Painting the inside would give it a glossy look, and besides, the outside is where all of the scratches were that I wanted to cover.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,999
Posted By Waino
My 2 cents is to put a set of Barkbusters at the...

My 2 cents is to put a set of Barkbusters at the top of your farkle list. They protect your levers and a whole lot else. Worth every penny.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Waino
Since my original plan was to buff out the...

Since my original plan was to buff out the scratches, I had sanded it with 800 grit (and quickly bailed on the idea of buffing all of it out). Before I painted I did a quick once over with standard...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 190,653
Posted By Waino
Here's my setup. Zumo 660, TT mount attached to...

Here's my setup. Zumo 660, TT mount attached to the bars with a Techmount handlebar mount.

I'm very pleased with this configuration. It has held up over hundreds of off road miles. It's inboard...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Waino
When your windscreen gets too scratched...

...just paint it black.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_GREwQgHrH-c/TDufPKRb9QI/AAAAAAAAALI/0Ucs6mxbH7w/s800/DSCF0078.JPG
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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By Waino
++1 on the Wunderlich shift lever. I've tested...

++1 on the Wunderlich shift lever. I've tested it's foldability several times. It also seems to be fitted a bit differently than stock. By that I mean it sits in a more neutral position for me and my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Waino
Fairing Fix

Griz, believe it or not, yesterday I fixed the exact same fairing damage on my bike. I didn't hit a bird, but this weekedn I had my hard pannier catch the edge of a jersey barrier as we were sneaking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By Waino
I've also heard that the reason for the bobble...

I've also heard that the reason for the bobble mount is to prevent the fluid from foaming at specific RPM/vibrations. Since I've added Barkbusters, changed the C/S sprocket, added a steering damper,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Waino
Thanks guys! I'll get a 21" 90/90 and hope I...

Thanks guys! I'll get a 21" 90/90 and hope I never have to use it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Waino
Single tube advice

I usually carry patches, but I'm thinking of carrying a spare tube when I'm off road. On my old 650 with a 19" front tire I could carry and 18" tube that would work front or back in an emergency. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Waino
Olyrider, You will love them. I just put mine in...

Olyrider, You will love them. I just put mine in last week. Best bang for the buck out there.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,748
Posted By Waino
Tired of waiting

I bailed on waiting for the Scotts. I lost faith in the whole process. Too many delays for me. I've got a lot or riding planned this summer and life is too short. I bit the bullet and got the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By Waino
I just ordered the front brake cylinder for a...

I just ordered the front brake cylinder for a 1200GS to see if it will fit. For me it's about aesthetics. I'm just tired of seeing that pee cup dangling up front. I'll let you know next week if my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Waino
++1 on the Mudsling. Works awesome. Looks OEM....

++1 on the Mudsling. Works awesome. Looks OEM. Super easy to install.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Waino
I'm in the same boat. I've got 2,700 miles on my...

I'm in the same boat. I've got 2,700 miles on my '10 and I haven't gotten much more than 46 mpg. I ride a mix of around town, city and off road. I have a 15T crankshaft sprocket, and I'm sure that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,840
Posted By Waino
Thanks Scott. I looked at that but was hoping...

Thanks Scott. I looked at that but was hoping there was another shortcut.

Craig
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Waino
'03 650gs

I bought a used (5k miles) '03 F650 three years ago. After putting another 18k miles on it, I sold it and got an 800GS earlier this year. I never had any engine issues. No surging, no power delivery...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,840
Posted By Waino
Removing rear shock - help

I just received my new Hyperpro fork springs and shock spring. I can't afford to have my bike out of commission for too long, so I'm pre-planning the entire project, and the one thing I'm not certain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,189
Posted By Waino
BB's with throttle lock

I highly recommend you get the throttle lock with the BBs. (Twisted Throttle is where I bought mine.) The throttle lock is handy on the highway, but is also useful off road, and around town. Besides...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By Waino
My 2 cents. Unless you plan on getting off...

My 2 cents.

Unless you plan on getting off pavement frequently, my advice would be to look at the F650GS. Still plenty of power, a little lower, and with the smaller front tire, easier to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By Waino
BMW actually has a wiring part that snaps into...

BMW actually has a wiring part that snaps into the existing pug, and wires directly to the batter (with fuse). It's used on police bikes. Get one at your dealer, and that socket will finally be worth...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By Waino
We are talking about this: ...

We are talking about this:
http://www.pivotpegz.net/

They are also wider than the stock peg, so it may help spread the pressure for your foot.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By Waino
You won't notice them when your riding - and...

You won't notice them when your riding - and that's the point. They move with your feet. The only time I noticed them after I first put them on, was when I was getting on my bike. When it's on the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-04-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Waino
+1 on Techmount. I have a handlebar mount on my...

+1 on Techmount. I have a handlebar mount on my 800gs, that holds my Zumo 660 in a TT, lockable mount. Over 500 miles of offroad banging around and still attached like a rock.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,126
Posted By Waino
+1 on the Wunderlich. Just got back from using it...

+1 on the Wunderlich. Just got back from using it in all sorts of conditions and it supported the bike very well. Clean look and well made.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,197
Posted By Waino
Zaner23, join the club. Poor Rob had to send me...

Zaner23, join the club. Poor Rob had to send me two spacers before I got the right one. I bet it's one of the lower right-side spacers that's too wide.

Anyway, Rob made good and the bars then...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 76,390
Posted By Waino
More pics with Metal Mule

Here is the rack with my Metal Mule setup.

First from underneath, no need for any spacer on the front - just a washer and the supplied bolts.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 190,653
Posted By Waino
I've got the Zumo 660 and I wired it directly to...

I've got the Zumo 660 and I wired it directly to the battery. If you do much off-road riding, you will get tired of the unit powering on and off every time you shut down the bike (unless you manually...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By Waino
Chris, Take a look at this post: ...

Chris,

Take a look at this post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11442573&postcount=20

The step that says to "remove the T25 bolt", that's the bolt you want to loosen on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Waino
Everything you want to know about the 800GS...

...is right here.


:deal http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8599460&postcount=1

Including an entire thread on hand guards.
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Waino
Great clarification Barton. Thanks. ...

Great clarification Barton. Thanks.




I understand what it means to dampen away from center, but my pea brain is having a hard time visualizing what it means to dampen back to center. Is...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Waino
Thanks Jeff! :thumb

Thanks Jeff! :thumb
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Waino
Scott vs. Ralle-Moto?

I'm considering making the investment in a steering damper and was wondering if anyone could give me some guidance on the Ralle-Moto unit sold by Best Rest vs. what Scott will be offering (besides a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,689
Posted By Waino
+1 on the Mud Sling. Super easy install. Looks...

+1 on the Mud Sling. Super easy install. Looks OEM. And works great. $139 seems like a lot for a simple piece of plastic, but my shock and everything else in front of the rear tire has stayed really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,197
Posted By Waino
Just start crashing on the left until you get...

Just start crashing on the left until you get them equal...:rofl :rofl

Seriously, I have a set of the Holan Pros on order. I hope to have them soon, and will post pics once they are installed....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 41,451
Posted By Waino
Caution for 2010

A few thoughts from my experience installing the G2 and heated grips on a 2010:

Post #20 in this thread does a great job of laying out the steps, however, the grips on my bike, a 2010, did not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,572
Posted By Waino
I had the very same issue on my test ride (but I...

I had the very same issue on my test ride (but I got to go off road :wink: ). I got my GS 10 days ago and have already been working at reducing the throttle twitch. The very first thing to do is take...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 224,590
Posted By Waino
I have an answer to my own question. You can't...

I have an answer to my own question. You can't help but notice that BMW did leave a pair of generous mounting holes in the engine. These are either left over from assembly, or are meant to attach...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 224,590
Posted By Waino
My question exactly. TT makes a big point about...

My question exactly. TT makes a big point about not mounting crash bars to the engine - which makes a lot of sense. You're trying to protect the engine, not transfer crash force to it. But, from the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Waino
[QUOTE]How long does it take to remove the rack...

[QUOTE]How long does it take to remove the rack from the bike when you're not in touring mode?

I was looking at the HT stuff for the price and durability. I really like the SW-Motech rack with the...
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