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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By 8thdwarf
nice to know you have 70Kmiles on the clutch......

nice to know you have 70Kmiles on the clutch... was wondering how long they'd last.... got 31+ on mine hopping for the longevity fairy to stay around for a while..... :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By 8thdwarf
Took the beast on a fire road jaunt this weekend...

Took the beast on a fire road jaunt this weekend and was really pleased with low end throttle response... the dead spot just off idle is gone and low end power is much better. Low and Mid range...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By 8thdwarf
thx Itsatdm, I'll ck it out....

thx Itsatdm, I'll ck it out....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By 8thdwarf
bought a use '10 with 11,000 miles on the clock...

bought a use '10 with 11,000 miles on the clock back in '11 with a Power Commander V on it, now has 32,000 total miles. Ran like a champ for till recently then issues with stalling came into play,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By 8thdwarf
power commander

anyone have a Power Commander installed in their rig?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,135
Posted By 8thdwarf
I had 25,000 on my 800GS before it was scary...

I had 25,000 on my 800GS before it was scary looking. got a new set from The Sprocket Center. Got a JT kit VM2, chain with front and rear gismos.... great price and great product, fast delivery....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By 8thdwarf
my 2010 had the same problem, oil seal in H20...

my 2010 had the same problem, oil seal in H20 pump, and with 25,000 miles was just out of warranty. called BMW, denied, rat bastards.... road it as a daily driver for 4 months with several 300 mile...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,301
Posted By 8thdwarf
I'd think you'd have no problem with the warranty...

I'd think you'd have no problem with the warranty issue. Hope your work will hold you position until the BMW rep gets done with his coffee break.( why can't someone else in the BMW conglomerate give...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,036
Posted By 8thdwarf
ya! had a hell of a time on the front tire.......

ya! had a hell of a time on the front tire.... rear tire was a BITCH to put on and in the middle of nowhere I had to manhandle it on.... (BTW done this tons of time on my XR650L with 0 problems)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8,455
Views: 8,290,632
Posted By 8thdwarf
Laugh whew....

NICE bike.... looks really clean.... btw, who's the chick???
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By 8thdwarf
I bought a 2010 used with 10K miles on it two...

I bought a 2010 used with 10K miles on it two years ago. needed and extra key and only the dealer could oblige. they required proof of ownership and vin#. took about 5 days or so. They had it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By 8thdwarf
I got 25K miles on a the clock of my 2010 and the...

I got 25K miles on a the clock of my 2010 and the oil weeping thing started about 400 miles, or so, ago. Warranty ended end of Sept. Ya know, holidays and such didn't get her to the dealer right...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 78,300
Posted By 8thdwarf
nice stuff and great pics !!!

nice stuff and great pics !!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 06:54 PM
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Views: 244,751
Posted By 8thdwarf
epic!!!!

epic!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 107,505
Posted By 8thdwarf
great pics and write up kiddo! great read..... ...

great pics and write up kiddo! great read..... my sojourn was from SoCal to Bremmerton ... Son lived there, sister lives in Kenmore. I then took a right and went to Glacier NP ... but none of that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,049
Posted By 8thdwarf
how old am I?.... dirt, old as dirt.... ya,...

how old am I?.... dirt, old as dirt.... ya, that's about the way I feel, trying to roll out of the sleeping bag in the morning.... still, it's worth it. getting up, I mean, the alternatives aren't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 143,195
Posted By 8thdwarf
great write up, as usual, and really like the...

great write up, as usual, and really like the history lesson and pics!! planing a jaunt into that area next summerish season. Job prevents it this year, work sucks but i really need the bucks..... I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,999
Posted By 8thdwarf
I gota party with Reaver! lol!!! :clap

I gota party with Reaver! lol!!!
:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,999
Posted By 8thdwarf
dealer can't get rear wheel bearings? really??

had the tires off to put new sneakers on my 2010 F800GS and notice the rear hub bearings felt a little rough. So, being the Lazy Dog that I am I took just the wheels to the dealer to change rubber...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,835,684
Posted By 8thdwarf
highway 1, north of Big Sur... the old coast road...

highway 1, north of Big Sur... the old coast road http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/8881395086_3ed9ccbe44_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,829,045
Posted By 8thdwarf
highway 1 just north of Big Sur...

highway 1 just north of Big Sur http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/8880097699_81f4d27e8e_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,376
Posted By 8thdwarf
I put 21,000 miles on mine before it got notchy...

I put 21,000 miles on mine before it got notchy and a few links were making a racket. YYEESSS I am guilty of not lubing it evey 500 miles, but I'll be better next time, promise.. might have gotten a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,691
Posted By 8thdwarf
mirage 2 ... Canadian company. threw my original...

mirage 2 ... Canadian company. threw my original windscreen away soon after buying the bike and installing one made by these guys

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/products/mirage214
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By 8thdwarf
aftermarket clutch parts????

Do anyone have a link for aftermarket clutch parts? ya know, palates and stuff? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By 8thdwarf
This chain is close to the end of it ajdustmnet....

This chain is close to the end of it ajdustmnet. The Summer trips are in the 5000 mile range and don't want the chain to be an issue. Preventive maintance ya know .... just wanted to know what brand...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By 8thdwarf
chain time

What is the consencence on chain replacemant.... got a 2010 F800GS with 22000 miles and its close to that time. Want a new chain before this summers trip.... suggestions?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By 8thdwarf
starbucks in 11 min? you live in the middle of...

starbucks in 11 min? you live in the middle of nowhere?
Forum: Americas 01-26-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By 8thdwarf
IMO.... anything north of Santa Monica on Hwy 1...

IMO.... anything north of Santa Monica on Hwy 1 is well worth it. the coast route from SD to Santa Monica area is, as stated in this post previously, one long beach town. Stop lights and strip malls,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By 8thdwarf
move to SoCal. then you don't have to worry about...

move to SoCal. then you don't have to worry about stashing the beast for the winter.... cuz there is no winter here :rofl
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,017
Posted By 8thdwarf
I'm in for a CD ride south going north OR North...

I'm in for a CD ride south going north OR North going south :norton just need a start date and location :D ... I'm no expert but no slouch either. I've been playing in the dirt for a long time and...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By 8thdwarf
take rain gear and extra socks.... :rofl

take rain gear and extra socks.... :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,310
Posted By 8thdwarf
I have a '98 XR650L and took it on a 4k mile loop...

I have a '98 XR650L and took it on a 4k mile loop up the CA cost to Seattle, then to Yellowstone NP to the CD trail. that was in 2011. It's loves the desert. California city, jawbone area, death...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,198
Posted By 8thdwarf
being from SoCal, the most litigious state in the...

being from SoCal, the most litigious state in the U.S., IMHO is that you should seek legal counsel. Dealing with the Insurance companies by yourself, with out knowing the ropes, is like feeding a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,835
Posted By 8thdwarf
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,835
Posted By 8thdwarf
:lurk kool!!! waiting......

:lurk

kool!!! waiting......
Forum: Trip Planning 09-21-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,007
Posted By 8thdwarf
are you taking hwy 1 all the way up or I-5? ....I...

are you taking hwy 1 all the way up or I-5? ....I just got back taking the coast hwy, from Ventura, CA to Seattle and had a blast!!! took my time, camped out all the way. only had 1 reservation...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By 8thdwarf
I gota say that I'm having a blast on my 2010...

I gota say that I'm having a blast on my 2010 F800Gs. The 2010 fell into my lap while i was researching adventure bikes. Wanting something more road worthy and that could keep up a sustained 80 mph...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 622,546
Posted By 8thdwarf
http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v4...

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg

mirage windscreen cuz I detested the one that came with the bike.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,829,045
Posted By 8thdwarf
old coast highway....

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,835,684
Posted By 8thdwarf
new used toy....

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpghttp://http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg
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