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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 89,901
Posted By Hamish71
Might stop your hair falling out. The Missus is...

Might stop your hair falling out. The Missus is having chemo for breast cancer, and the latest thing is to have your head cooled to 4deg C, to stop your hair falling out.

Being s grunt though...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Hamish71
You forgotten me already Snowy? I put a...

You forgotten me already Snowy?

I put a complete ktm 48mm (690) front end on mine. Shortened the stroke so as to not bottom out, single disc, fully adjustable, bleedable.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 89,901
Posted By Hamish71
Don't think I was arguing Snowy, in fact I...

Don't think I was arguing Snowy, in fact I acknowledged that you said it performed well....just asking the question.

Im a big fan of Penrite...I use the 10/10ths Racing Synthetic. Can always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 89,901
Posted By Hamish71
Is that LiquiMoly the Friction Reducer?.....how...

Is that LiquiMoly the Friction Reducer?.....how does that go in a wet clutch environment? Your report indicates well, but I have read in many places about being careful about which oil you put in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Hamish71
By the way, If anyone has the older model...

By the way,

If anyone has the older model (48mm) and wants the newer model (45mm)
I have a complete front end brand new:
Forks, triple clamps, controls, handlebar, wheel, tyre, discs,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Hamish71
I didnt actually follow through with the deal,...

I didnt actually follow through with the deal, because the price drop here in Australia with the 2014 model made it ridiculous, but I had arranged with my dealer to swap bits as part of the trade in....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Hamish71
Pm sent.

Pm sent.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Hamish71
Rad Hub bearing rebuild help

I have a rad hub that had bearing failure 6 months ago.
Punched all the bearings out, cleaned it up, put it on the shelf.
6 months later I cant remember how many bearings go where, where the seal...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By Hamish71
Grip/responsiveness on all surfaces is great....

Grip/responsiveness on all surfaces is great. Wear is......ok.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By Hamish71
Hi, I had a similar problem. Twice. First...

Hi,

I had a similar problem. Twice. First time I used a guru tuner who had not played with BMWs before. He got the bike singing everywhere except at start up and idle...it stalled hunted, payed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,591
Posted By Hamish71
Yes. On my second F800GS now....so I did!

Yes.

On my second F800GS now....so I did!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,209
Posted By Hamish71
Fred....you are a plans man....and I like your...

Fred....you are a plans man....and I like your plan. WHat was I thinking?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,209
Posted By Hamish71
Love your work Loutre:)

Love your work Loutre:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,209
Posted By Hamish71
What is the Ultimate BMW Motorcycle Fleet?

Cue the cloud vision / Dream music.

So, I was daydreaming of adding a new bike to the fleet at Christmas. I have an F800GS, and I have my eyes on the R1200GSA (WC). Then I started thinking that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By Hamish71
I bent mine on the Safari in 2013. Angle grinder...

I bent mine on the Safari in 2013. Angle grinder and a cut of disc, then a flapper disc, black paint....fixed. Now she cant come even if she wants to:)

You will fall over when you get a quote from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,462
Posted By Hamish71
I have a Dec 2012 (MY2013) F800GS with about...

I have a Dec 2012 (MY2013) F800GS with about 24000km on the clock.
Im 120kg loaded up, and 6.2-6.6 on the highway at 100km/hr is normal for me.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Hamish71
Sena Helmet Comms in Brisbane/SEQLD?

Hi Guys, being doing a bit of "road work" lately up and down the east coast. I initially had an ALDI bluetooth communicator. Cheap, cheerful, worked...now broken. I am now sold on the concept so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,070
Posted By Hamish71
I agree with all of the above. Another thing...

I agree with all of the above.

Another thing to consider is that the price of these things is now really cheap. At least here in Australia we had a massive price drop about 12 months ago....think...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By Hamish71
City - Normal Carving - Sport Offroad -...

City - Normal
Carving - Sport
Offroad - Comfort, but jack up the preload slightly.

I too have had my shock gutted and rebuilt using custom/ohlins/racetech parts.
I only did that because I had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Hamish71
The flexx bars ARE ATV bars, and whilst they have...

The flexx bars ARE ATV bars, and whilst they have slightly less sweep, they are taller, and when rolled back, give better reach in the sitting position if that is what is required. Look at the 19 deg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,960
Posted By Hamish71
It has to be bloody hot, the beer needs to be...

It has to be bloody hot, the beer needs to be bloody cold, and I need to be bloody thirsty to drink that stuff....(VB) but in those circumstances, it goes alright :)

Your not going to tell me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,694
Posted By Hamish71
I didnt say they were hard to get. Just not...

I didnt say they were hard to get. Just not something that is common.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,117
Posted By Hamish71
This is my second f800. My 2008, purchased...

This is my second f800.

My 2008, purchased second hand in 2010, had 48000km on it when I traded it on a 2013. My 2013 now has 26000km on it. I commute every day (50km round trip) I get out for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,694
Posted By Hamish71
:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....

:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,960
Posted By Hamish71
I know..i know....but I tell you, like all beers,...

I know..i know....but I tell you, like all beers, the closer you are to the brewery, the better it tastes. And fresh from the tap at a local in Melbourne, this stuff is gold:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,694
Posted By Hamish71
opinion noted, and ignored:)

opinion noted, and ignored:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,960
Posted By Hamish71
So, after reading all these posts about "how hard...

So, after reading all these posts about "how hard it is", I thought, "maybe I remembered it wrong..."

So, on Sunday afternoon, there was car racing on the TV (V8Supercars) in the shed, which kept...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Hamish71
Pivot Pegz? I have Mk3's on my 2013 (current...

Pivot Pegz? I have Mk3's on my 2013 (current shape). They were on my 2008, and I moved them to this bike. So unless they changed the peg mount (which I sincerely doubt) for the 2014 you are good to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,694
Posted By Hamish71
Nuff said....Nuff said is appropriate when its...

Nuff said....Nuff said is appropriate when its extremeley obvious....your case is tenuous at best.

Cause those KTMs are sooooper reliable, and
perfect for the daily commute!

I can comment...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,236
Posted By Hamish71
Ta....apologies for hijack.... We now return...

Ta....apologies for hijack....

We now return you to your normal viewing :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,236
Posted By Hamish71
Been going through this dilemma recently. Need a...

Been going through this dilemma recently. Need a set of pullers (mostly not for the bike...wheel hubs etc) and cant see a difference in quality between expensive and cheap. Care to recommend some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 75,656
Posted By Hamish71
Ive been a Dunlop 908rr fan for ages, but these...

Ive been a Dunlop 908rr fan for ages, but these new Karoo3s are the ducks nuts! Pretty dam good offroad as good if not better than TKC, and on road ride like a 90/10.....

I normally run two...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,236
Posted By Hamish71
Penetrating oil, put it back together, and ride...

Penetrating oil, put it back together, and ride it for a couple of days. more penetrating oil everytime you think about it.

Then try again. Had the same problem. Mine then came off in my hand.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Hamish71
For what its worth, I have the Black Dog Cycle...

For what its worth, I have the Black Dog Cycle Works bashplate. Bullet proof....easy remove install (2 bolts)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Hamish71
Hmmmmm...... ...

Hmmmmm......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=414917

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=renthal

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=protaper

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=flexx
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,960
Posted By Hamish71
Takes about 10-15mins to get to the...

Takes about 10-15mins to get to the plugs...unless you were drinking BUCKETS of beer.

Remove seat, "tank" cover off (6 screws), undo the back three or so bolts on the side covers/shrouds (6...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 40,383
Posted By Hamish71
Im claiming it. I told you I thought it was an 02...

Im claiming it. I told you I thought it was an 02 leak much earlier! :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By Hamish71
When were valves last adjusted? Bet that fixes...

When were valves last adjusted? Bet that fixes it. At12k you are due a service at 15, and it will be better. If it worries you, do it now
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 75,656
Posted By Hamish71
Mine spat a front brake calipre.... Out in a...

Mine spat a front brake calipre....
Out in a trail, on a short ride where I didn't take spares or tools!

I know....I know.

Magyvered it with some bolts from my engine guard.
Home now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Hamish71
Could be you didn't put enough fuel on it to do a...

Could be you didn't put enough fuel on it to do a full insurance claim. Try more fuel.
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