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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,388
Posted By Lager Meister
The hoops on my Holan rack are ~350mm x ~248mm...

The hoops on my Holan rack are ~350mm x ~248mm (outside). I bought the Zega Pros and installed the 18mm mount kits myself. They fit very snug on the Holan rack, but they won't fit on the Touratech...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Is there a trick to popping the seals off the...

Is there a trick to popping the seals off the bearings without compromising their integrity?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
That makes me feel a lot better about not...

That makes me feel a lot better about not greasing mine. Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Is that the amount of grease that SKF puts in...

Is that the amount of grease that SKF puts in them at the factory, or did you add some? I didn't pop the seals off my new SKF bearings and just installed them as-is with whatever grease came in them...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Oh, so you're saying I shouldn't do everything I...

Oh, so you're saying I shouldn't do everything I see some guy do on YouTube? I'm glad you mentioned that before I bought a house with a pool... :rofl

http://youtu.be/HvftCxoLLYw
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Is it necessary to freeze the triple? I saw a...

Is it necessary to freeze the triple? I saw a video on YouTube where the guy left the fork tubes clamped in the lower triple. Seemed like it would make it easier to remove the lower bearing that way...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Mine also felt notchy while still in the hub and...

Mine also felt notchy while still in the hub and then smooth after I tapped them out. The new ones all felt perfectly smooth after installing them. They went in a lot easier than I was expecting... I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
For what it's worth, I went with these C3...

For what it's worth, I went with these C3 clearance bearings (http://amzn.com/B0071ARTNS)

They're more expensive, but hopefully it's money well spent and not wasted. Time will tell.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Thanks! I was actually thinking the one with the...

Thanks! I was actually thinking the one with the different part number could be a different width or different construction... different diameter wouldn't make any sense. Ok, so all five bearings are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,423
Posted By Lager Meister
Are all three bearings in the rear wheel actually...

Are all three bearings in the rear wheel actually the same? The BMW parts fiche shows two different part numbers...
two of: 36 31 8 534 835 (07 11 8 534 835)
and one of: 07 11 9 981 221

Can all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By Lager Meister
24,000 miles and still hasn't leaked a drop

Here's what she looked like today right before I pulled the cover off for the 24,000 mile valve check...

http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x29/DoctorZed/F800GS%20Service/DSCF1217.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,388
Posted By Lager Meister
The Holan balanced rack measures 21" across the...

The Holan balanced rack measures 21" across the back "inside-to-inside" and 22-3/8" outside-to-outside. There's 1-1/4" clearance between the rack and the exhaust. I'm using the Metal Mule exhaust. If...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Anybody going to Crooked Creek this weekend?

Anybody going to Crooked Creek this weekend?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Anybody riding this weekend?

Anybody riding this weekend?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Ok, cool. Found a bunch of ride videos on...

Ok, cool. Found a bunch of ride videos on youtube.. looks like they've got a lot of tight woods trails, but not much in the way of hills. True statement?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
How's the riding at Crooked Creek and how strict...

How's the riding at Crooked Creek and how strict are they on their loud exhaust policy? I ordered a quiet insert for my Powercore 4, but I'm not sure it'll test below 100dBA unless they test it at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Definitely.. I'm hoping to get out there a couple...

Definitely.. I'm hoping to get out there a couple times a month. Gotta work on those hill climbs! :lol3



I was half expecting the same thing with my WR since the guy I bought it from said one...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Awesome ride today guys. Thanks for leading the...

Awesome ride today guys. Thanks for leading the parade Ender!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Ok, cool. I'll look for you guys. I'll be driving...

Ok, cool. I'll look for you guys. I'll be driving a dark gray Frontier and my WR is black. Are you planning on going up in the morning or afternoon?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,509
Posted By Lager Meister
Looking to hook up with local off-roaders

I've been lurking on this thread for the past couple months, but now I've finally got a dirt-bike again so it's time to emerge from the shadows :lol3

I picked up a lightly used WRX two months ago...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 534,842
Posted By Lager Meister
Hey Woody, I just picked up a 2009 WR250X...

Hey Woody,

I just picked up a 2009 WR250X and am looking at options for an 18/21 dirt wheel setup. What are my options for getting my stock 17" wheels rebuilt with 18/21" rims and what will it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By Lager Meister
+1 on the Kriegas. I use the US-10 on top of my...

+1 on the Kriegas. I use the US-10 on top of my panniers and a US-20 on the top case.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,741
Views: 2,547,997
Posted By Lager Meister
Looks like Anza Borrego Desert state park in So...

Looks like Anza Borrego Desert state park in So Cal.

Some info here... http://photos.anzaborrego.net and here... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anza-Borrego_Desert_State_Park
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 146,392
Posted By Lager Meister
I just installed my Desierto 3 a few weeks ago...

I just installed my Desierto 3 a few weeks ago and mine is still using the old bolts and knobs.. WTF?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,768
Posted By Lager Meister
It's hard to beat Tourances if you're riding...

It's hard to beat Tourances if you're riding mostly pavement. They grip well in wet or dry conditions and generally wear evenly. I got 8000 miles out of my last rear and 9000 from the front. I like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 161,996
Posted By Lager Meister
Did they change the voltage regulator or just the...

Did they change the voltage regulator or just the mounting bracket/location? It looks the same as the 2013, but definitely different from my 2010.. at least at a glance it looks different.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,388
Posted By Lager Meister
Updated the compatibility tables in the original post

This thread was way overdue for an update.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,522
Posted By Lager Meister
Nice looking setup. Wish it had a locking cap...

Nice looking setup. Wish it had a locking cap though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 185,399
Posted By Lager Meister
I went down this path and was able to get it to...

I went down this path and was able to get it to work with some creativity, but didn't like the result and took it off. There are two problems you have to solve to make it work. The diameter of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Lager Meister
I have the Sargent Touring seat on my F8GS with...

I have the Sargent Touring seat on my F8GS with the standard material and black welt. If I could do it again, I'd get it without the welt. That's what I did on my 1200RT and it looks much better IMO....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Lager Meister
Thanks for writing this up. I was curious about...

Thanks for writing this up. I was curious about the SSR from one of your other posts. Have you found any SSRs with >5A DC max current? This one would be good for up to about 60 watts. Have you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 148,262
Posted By Lager Meister
Got a part number for that SSR? How much did it...

Got a part number for that SSR? How much did it set you back?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 554,212
Posted By Lager Meister
Looking forward to your objective review of the...

Looking forward to your objective review of the Mirage 2. Hopefully it will live up to the hype.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7,741
Views: 2,547,997
Posted By Lager Meister
And you too

And you too
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,741
Views: 2,547,997
Posted By Lager Meister
I hope your friend has an Indy Kit installed.

I hope your friend has an Indy Kit installed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 554,212
Posted By Lager Meister
I think all of the things you mentioned make a...

I think all of the things you mentioned make a difference. I think this is why finding the right windshield seems like a black art.. there are just a lot of variables. It shouldn't be this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 554,212
Posted By Lager Meister
No, the short one is the only one I've tried. I...

No, the short one is the only one I've tried. I just got it last week. I'm thinking about trying all three heights to see which one works best for me.

My highest priority is getting the lowest...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 190,526
Posted By Lager Meister
+1 for the Wolfman Enduro.

+1 for the Wolfman Enduro.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 554,212
Posted By Lager Meister
Yes, I have the shortest one. It barely covers...

Yes, I have the shortest one. It barely covers the instrument cluster.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 554,212
Posted By Lager Meister
I'm 5'9" with a 32" inseam... so slightly longer...

I'm 5'9" with a 32" inseam... so slightly longer legs / shorter torso than average for my height.

The other thing that can make a big difference in the amount of helmet buffeting is the distance...
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