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Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 42,919
Posted By diegoteck
Spot gen3 activation

While I'm waiting for the used spot 3 gen I bought from an inmate I'm trying to find a discount for activation.
Seems like the basic plan is $149.99/ year.

Any way to get it a discount??
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 42,919
Posted By diegoteck
$150 Rebate WARNING

Be careful with the $150 rebate. I found this email from Spot on a Jeep blog.
Seems like the guy email them to ask if the rebate was good and this is the response he got.

"
Dear Steve,

Thank...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 106,015
Posted By diegoteck
Let me tell you I got hook on you RR, I had big...

Let me tell you I got hook on you RR, I had big plans to take off in about 6 month on my own trip but now is a fact is not going to happen for at least another year, besides some sections of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Hahah, it didn't take me that long, Actually once...

Hahah, it didn't take me that long, Actually once I got all my parts of eBay and the flea market, it took me a few hours to put it tougher.
The bike has 25k miles, that is the only thing I'm not too...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Final product

Ok, I got around to finish the project bike and boy I'm happy! I was able to do a section of the UTBDR a few weekends ago and I'm looking forward to have more fun with this amazing machine.

...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
I'm glad you guys had a good time there and I was...

I'm glad you guys had a good time there and I was in a small way able to contribute to the memories of your trip.
Truly inspiring, thank you for sharing and congrats!!
Hopefully next year I'll be...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Dulce de leche ice cream is good, but "Dulce de...

Dulce de leche ice cream is good, but "Dulce de leche granizado" has chocolate chunks in it. it takes it to a whole new level!!!:dg
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Hey Bryce, It's been some time since i dont check...

Hey Bryce, It's been some time since i dont check on your RR and now you are in Baires, amazing!!!
I love the city!! I'm just going to list a couple of things you can do if you are just killing...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
As all history it could be long and boring but...

As all history it could be long and boring but el Bolson has a couple of very interesting facts, it was first settle around 1620 but things get interesting by the beginning of the 1900's when...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Ulyses, Congrats!, you made it to Argentina! ...

Ulyses,
Congrats!, you made it to Argentina!
Couple of tips; as you can see Bariloche is a very touristic town, is but very expensive at the same time. I don't know if you are planning to go...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Money money moneyyyy

Ulyses,
Now that you are closer to Argentina, let me give you a little advice about how to handle your money down there so you can plan in advance.

Argentina is going through some very...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Done, It was much easier that going to a western...

Done, It was much easier that going to a western union.
I guess I was confused bc your signature only mentions Justin's recovery fund.

Keep the frequent updates coming, I'm anxious to see how...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Ulyses, Today I called the Kokopelli to ind out...

Ulyses,
Today I called the Kokopelli to ind out if I could take care of your stay there. They send me an email with the detailles but Nicolas at the front desk told me theu only do western union....
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
I just uploaded a better diagram, hit refresh.

I just uploaded a better diagram, hit refresh.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 378,241
Posted By diegoteck
Ulyses,i've been enjoying your RR for some time...

Ulyses,i've been enjoying your RR for some time now, truly amazing and inspiring, actually you are now at the destination of my dream trip I'm planing for 2014, Arequipa! UT to AREQUIPA to be more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By diegoteck
Engine for sale

I'm not sure what your question is, but I'm just sharing the link got the engine I have for sale in case your proyect doesn't go well and you want a new engine on you bike, it is off a 2012 F650gs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Finally got my bike, and it looks great, I was...

Finally got my bike, and it looks great, I was surprise it came with the seat, also there was more damage in a couple of areas I didn't notice pictures from the auction.
I was also able to talk to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By diegoteck
PM'ed

PM'ed
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By diegoteck
Think you, I listed yesterday on the flea market.

Think you, I listed yesterday on the flea market.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By diegoteck
The bike had a crack on the engine block, lost...

The bike had a crack on the engine block, lost all oil and they kept on riding. It was a rental, the guy didn't care.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By diegoteck
F650GS to F800GS engine conversion ?

Can you "convert" a F650GS engine to be a F800Gs.

They are both parallel twin 798cc but the F800gs output is 85hp vs 71on the F650gs.

I'm sure more than 90% of the parts in both engines are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By diegoteck
I was about to get a bike with a bad engine, the...

I was about to get a bike with a bad engine, the block had a crack. I found a 2012 engine but the bike was a 2009. "BOTH ARE F650GS BLACK TWINS"

The project is off, I was able to buy the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Nice work, I'm in no hurry, besides winter in...

Nice work,
I'm in no hurry, besides winter in Utah is no the best for riding, I have time to search for my parts.
I arranged shipping today, may be getting the bike in about 2 weeks, for now I just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Got it!!!

After searching all insurance auctions for the last two months or so my hard work paid off, I finally was able to get what it think is a great deal!!!
Got me a 2010 F800GS salvage title from an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
For now I'm stocking up on some parts that may...

For now I'm stocking up on some parts that may come handy, I found a 2012 engine for F650gs with no miles and a speedo. I'll keep you guys updated.
<a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
so far I was able to bid on a couple of bikes...

so far I was able to bid on a couple of bikes with no success.
The Sertao sold for $5000 (fees and shipping included), the grey F800gs from 2009 with no computer and mechanical problems on $7000...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
I'm sad because I couldn't bring the bike home...

I'm sad because I couldn't bring the bike home today, but it was literally nothing to be done to it and I'd like a little challenge. I have another auction to attend next week, the bikes listed are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Today I tried to buy a 2009 F650gs with 7k miles...

Today I tried to buy a 2009 F650gs with 7k miles at an insurance auction, it had a salvage title and some cosmetic damage, from the pictures I could'n find any fairing broken, there were some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
You are not committing any crime if the company...

You are not committing any crime if the company doesn't ask. There is nothing wrong if they discover it is a salvage title on the claim process, they take a depreciation and you get what you paid...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
short answer: YES long answer: to insure the...

short answer: YES

long answer: to insure the bike or any vehicle the agent / insurance company needs the VIN #, with that information they have all they need to find out the vehicle's history, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
I think it comes down to personal opinion, I'm...

I think it comes down to personal opinion, I'm willing to try if I could save about 2k, if it is less than that is probably not worth it to me. I'm honestly really curious about finding out how much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
That sounds fair, Here in the US some people may...

That sounds fair, Here in the US some people may get very sensitive about rebuild/salvage titles, for me is hard to understand, I'm originally form Argentina, there you fix everything when here you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
"Totally depends on the damage and price you get...

"Totally depends on the damage and price you get it for. I've rebuilt two K72 F650GS and after selling the first own the second one for free. ."


This is very encouraging, can you give me an idea...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By diegoteck
Engine swap on 2009 F800gs

I have a question for the more informed out there.
I may be able to buy a 2009 F800gs, but it seams like it needs a new engine, I don't really have much information on it, but if that is the case,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By diegoteck
Buying a wrecked F650GS or F800GS

I'm thinking about buying a crashed bike, salvage title as a project, since I'm planning a trip from UT to Lima I don't need a showroom bike.
I think I could get them for a decent price, but for...
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