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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,272
Posted By JGoody
I have a custom seat and the factory low seat...

I have a custom seat and the factory low seat that I bought for an extra pan. I actually like the low seat!! Go figure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By JGoody
I have the Wunderlich on the clutch -- adjustable...

I have the Wunderlich on the clutch -- adjustable -- seems ok. Put it on to help with reach, which it does, but clutch cable travel is less than stock, so proper adjustment is critical.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By JGoody
For soft panniers the larger dirt bagz (and their...

For soft panniers the larger dirt bagz (and their racks) are not fancy but are a very inexpensive choice. I like mine. BTW if you need waterproof you need the waterproof inner bags.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By JGoody
There is a capacity difference-- I got that...

There is a capacity difference-- I got that straight from Antigravity. Not power but capacity. Wanting to know if the xp 3 is fine for bikes as I don't need the acc either.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By JGoody
Xp-1 or Xp -3 jump starter

Has anyone used these? Weigh a pound and can jump the bike or car or charge the cellphone. If so which one? The "1" has more capacity - more cost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,776
Posted By JGoody
I've seen a baby's sock used to cover the urine...

I've seen a baby's sock used to cover the urine jar!
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 157,245
Posted By JGoody
I miss my XLCH -- first time I started it I...

I miss my XLCH -- first time I started it I forgot to retard the spark -- hefty kickback!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By JGoody
Anyone tried this centerstand?

Anyone tried this centerstand?
http://www.happy-trail.com/BMW-F650GS-F700GS-F800GS-centerstand.aspx
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By JGoody
Any thoughts on this version? Mounted someplace...

Any thoughts on this version? Mounted someplace visible while riding.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/F650GSTWIN/7060049.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By JGoody
[QUOTE=gianni1951;23328435]Here my solution.... ...

[QUOTE=gianni1951;23328435]Here my solution....

http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx23/gianni1951/Compufire/DSC02055_zpsbf6eed02.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By JGoody
Thanks guys! Now I just have to make up my mind...

Thanks guys! Now I just have to make up my mind which way to go.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By JGoody
Does the light thingy give you all the...

Does the light thingy give you all the information you need or do you feel a meter would be better? I wonder how readable the ADVMonster digital display is in sunlight?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By JGoody
Battery Bug??

After needing a jump I would like to get a voltage monitor for the battery. They seem to vary from the no name led $8 jobs on up. The Battery Bug seems to be unavailable, not sure if they are in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 24,976
Posted By JGoody
Does the XIED for the F800 work with the F650...

Does the XIED for the F800 work with the F650 twin?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By JGoody
Thanks for the responses. One last question- does...

Thanks for the responses. One last question- does the ethanol in the CA gas adversely effect performance? I know MPG is affected adversely and water may get in the fuel system and cause issues but is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By JGoody
Just so I understand -- the 14.7:1 value -- which...

Just so I understand -- the 14.7:1 value -- which is apparently too lean -- cannot be altered by a reflash? Isn't the fuel/air mixture part of the map?

In any case I guess I was hoping someone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By JGoody
reflash ECU?

I have been following the threads about the various temp spoofers that correct the overlean mixture and how the the bike's computer may adapt and defeat them over time. And the controversy over other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By JGoody
The F650GS twin and the up to 2012 F800GS...

The F650GS twin and the up to 2012 F800GS windshields are interchangeable -- the F800 is a little taller -- I have one on my F650.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By JGoody
If the torque curve is changed and the rider...

If the torque curve is changed and the rider tends to stay at lower revs then why shouldn't fuel economy improve? I know in my car (stick shift) if I drive aggressively fuel milage suffers compared...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By JGoody
I am a little confused by all the talk of the...

I am a little confused by all the talk of the computer learning that it's being spoofed. How long does it take to learn this and defeat the spoofer? Motorcycle Consumer News tested the accelerator...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,802
Posted By JGoody
Happy Trails has some mounts to go on crashbars...

Happy Trails has some mounts to go on crashbars as well --

http://www.happy-trail.com/Products/Universal-Light-Bracket-kit.aspx
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By JGoody
I believe that these mount on the license plate...

I believe that these mount on the license plate holder (or wherever you like)


http://hyperlites.com/turn.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,601
Posted By JGoody
Well worth reading -- they rode with Booster...

Well worth reading -- they rode with Booster Plug, Accelerator module (w/o separate temp sensor) and without either for 1800 miles each -- fuel mileage with the gadgets was better by 10% as was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,362
Posted By JGoody
I thought that the pistons move up and down...

I thought that the pistons move up and down together but fire alternately so it's not like a big single -- isn't that the way most 2 parallel twins work?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,250
Posted By JGoody
FI bikes have a fuel pump -- need battery juice...

FI bikes have a fuel pump -- need battery juice to pump fuel. For simplicity I've had kick start bikes with magnetos (back in the day) -- no battery at all -- but I have to confess they weren't that...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-07-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,439
Posted By JGoody
I have saddlebags from...

I have saddlebags from http://www.dbzproducts.com/. They are inexpensive, fit their rack well and might be what you need. I have the slightly larger model. The bags are not waterproof, but they sell...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By JGoody
Longer shifter may help - I have the Wunderlich...

Longer shifter may help - I have the Wunderlich but there is a thread today suggesting a $30 option which is apparently longer and fits. Or just cut and modify the stock shifter for a little extra...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,214
Posted By JGoody
That's a find -- I bought the Wunderlich model to...

That's a find -- I bought the Wunderlich model to get a little extra length -- $$$$ Do the splines and grooves line up between the shifter and the shaft using this model?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,801
Posted By JGoody
Have you tried an F650 (now called F700)?

Have you tried an F650 (now called F700)?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By JGoody
The red F650GS (with the cast wheels) with the...

The red F650GS (with the cast wheels) with the black hard bags has a Russell Day Long -- if your are looking at the bike with the "oversized bicycle" or "tractor" style seat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By JGoody
Basketweave vinyl

I'm having Rocky Mayer make me a seat. Does anyone have experience, pro or con, with the basketweave option vs the smooth vinyl?
Forum: Vendors 10-14-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,333
Posted By JGoody
Got my build date Saturday. Anyone have any...

Got my build date Saturday. Anyone have any experience with the basket weave?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By JGoody
Just an update -- I did get the Dirt Bagz...

Just an update --

I did get the Dirt Bagz Rangers panniers and the matching rack. Easy install on the rack -- 2 bolts out -- 4 bolts in. The bags and rack work as advertised. A happy customer....
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,043
Views: 601,846
Posted By JGoody
I've got the Cordura 1000D Jacket and the Stretch...

I've got the Cordura 1000D Jacket and the Stretch Kevlar pants -- liked it so much I bought my son a Mesh Kevlar Jacket (Wayne recommended that as he's in DC and it get's hot.) I made an appointment...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,333
Posted By JGoody
pm send Thanks for all your efforts!!!!

pm send

Thanks for all your efforts!!!!
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By JGoody
I have a jacket and pants from Motoport. He...

I have a jacket and pants from Motoport. He custom makes his gear near San Diego and I and a few friends have been happy with it. The pants I have aren't overpants but I believe he makes them. He...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 192,481
Posted By JGoody
I have the Wunderlich adjustable gear shift lever...

I have the Wunderlich adjustable gear shift lever too and it's solved the tight fit/big foot issue. It's looks like cast aluminum or some such so I was worried about metal fracture but so far so good.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,212
Posted By JGoody
The issue isn't whether the item is excluded in...

The issue isn't whether the item is excluded in the fine print -- it's whether it is reasonable for the factory to cover what is in all probability a manufacturing issue. It seems like the OP didn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By JGoody
Good Advice. Motorcycle Consumer News has dyno...

Good Advice. Motorcycle Consumer News has dyno charts of rear wheel HP for the F650GS, 700 and 800 in their reviews -- available online for free. If you read the reviews and look at the charts you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By JGoody
Just to clarify the obvious -- the newer F650GS,...

Just to clarify the obvious -- the newer F650GS, F700GS, and F800GS all have the same engine displacement. Power output and torque curves are different due to cams etc. Radiator is smaller in F650GS...
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