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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
I use the upper stanchions from donor...

I use the upper stanchions from donor shiver-fork. They are probably similar as your G-stanchions, silver instead of black. The only difference is as Bayner says, distance between bushings will be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,466
Posted By FinStorm
I`ve also tried to unplug the rear abs-sensor,...

I`ve also tried to unplug the rear abs-sensor, connection under seat. It keeps the abs off and it`s a easy fix, but the odometer fails 15-20%. Thats a problem if I want to ride by roadbook. Maybe it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,560
Posted By FinStorm
I changed chain and sprockets yesterday at 16200...

I changed chain and sprockets yesterday at 16200 km (10000 miles). For me this is normal for a cheap aftermarket chain, in this case it was the OEM chain. I have run 25000-30000 km on a good quality...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,983
Posted By FinStorm
I have also ordered my first Mitas 09 Dakar...

I have also ordered my first Mitas 09 Dakar today, for rear. I`ll stay with Pirelli MT21 front for allround use. What about the Mitas front? It looks a bit funny with small, few and very low knobs,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
(1) The Shiver cartridges are about 40 mm...

(1)
The Shiver cartridges are about 40 mm longer. The missing 30 mm are created by shorter innerlegs in the Shiver fork, that allows it to compress more.

(2)
In the beginning of this thread...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
There is no problem with the shiver upper/BMW...

There is no problem with the shiver upper/BMW lower combo. Ride height and suspension travel remains the same. The tubes will not overlap as much as the original ones, but still a bit more than the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,598,514
Posted By FinStorm
I missed the train with 640 Adventure, they had...

I missed the train with 640 Adventure, they had quit production for years ago when I finnally realised that it has travel capacity and I would be happier with it than with my 650 Dakar. Next decision...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,000
Posted By FinStorm
This is obviously not a question about...

This is obviously not a question about upgrading/changing the bike. Probably WP just offered their 43 forks 5 % cheeper than Marzocchi. The big crowd will be happy with this, a small group of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By FinStorm
What is the price for this little masterpiece?:ear

What is the price for this little masterpiece?:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,121
Posted By FinStorm
When replacing the shock to increase performance...

When replacing the shock to increase performance you have to keep in mind that F8GS has no linkage and may need a bottom-out circuit just like KTM dirt bikes. BMW call it WAD, others PDS. The 800 $...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By FinStorm
This fix was done on a single 650. These bikes...

This fix was done on a single 650. These bikes has a remote adjuster connected with a hose to the preloadcylinder. I am not sure if the 800 has hydraulic or mecanical adjustment. But as Jon described...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By FinStorm
Some oil has been leaking out from the system. I...

Some oil has been leaking out from the system. I had the same problem on my 650 Dakar. The big piston on the spring goes back by spring pressure when you screw out the adjuster-knob, but the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 39,676
Posted By FinStorm
I was thinking about the update tha Ohlins was...

I was thinking about the update tha Ohlins was working on. Anyone heard about this, is it aviable yet? If not, the Indy-kit seems to be the solution.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 39,676
Posted By FinStorm
Do you get the upper-mount update on the shock...

Do you get the upper-mount update on the shock that was mentioned earlier in this thread?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
You will find anything on ebay, you just need...

You will find anything on ebay, you just need some patience:gerg There are lots of diffrent bikemodels, some sellers don`t even know for sure from which bike the parts belong. The only way is to ask...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
These are the springrates aviable according to...

These are the springrates aviable according to Shiver manual, http://slorider.com/Aprilia/manuals/Marzocchi_Shiver45.pdf, page 91.

The springs in my Aprilia RXV Shiver was definitaly 4,8 according...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By FinStorm
I have been riding my F650 Dakar -00 since 2005...

I have been riding my F650 Dakar -00 since 2005 and I would say the Dakar never wobble! As mentioned the steering bearing needs a lot of service, but you should also check the suspension.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,580
Posted By FinStorm
If someone is interested, the WP 4357 has the...

If someone is interested, the WP 4357 has the same clamp diameters as F800GS, 57/54 mm. It is a old fork but I`m sure it`s better than the original. I`m using one on my F650 Dakar, the forks comes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
The innertubes limit the stroke, they stop...

The innertubes limit the stroke, they stop against the top cap. Therefor Shiver has shorter tubes, they allow to be comressed more, They are a bit longer fully extended and shorter compressed. I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
The sliders from shiver 45 is 30 mm shorter than...

The sliders from shiver 45 is 30 mm shorter than bmw original, so you can´t use them with bmw:s upper tubes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,896
Posted By FinStorm
I have a F8GS with one damaged upper forktube,...

I have a F8GS with one damaged upper forktube, and I want to get it upgraded and fixed in the same hit. Does the longer upper tubes exist on any other bike than f8gs? Does the 57 mm lower clamp exist...
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