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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Probably the same as the Arrow and maybe just a...

Probably the same as the Arrow and maybe just a little quieter than the Remus. Went through this putting a Y-pipe on my bigger GS. Why I never even considered a slip on in conjunction with a header...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 877
Posted By (I^2)R/746
74 views and nobody bothered to reply..... ...

74 views and nobody bothered to reply.....

OK. Well, IMHO, it's good to get oil nice and warm before you change it. Why?
1) It's less viscous and flows out easier. So faster and more complete....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Huh. Are those all the parts in the kit? I...

Huh. Are those all the parts in the kit? I rebuilt a pair on an '01 a couple years ago and IIRC there were more parts (notably the dust cap and a felt type thing that went under it). Also the shafts...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 135,207
Posted By (I^2)R/746
This is kind of strange to me. See I just put...

This is kind of strange to me. See I just put about 1500 miles on these and the last 1000 was 2-up. Solo I didn't notice any weaving or hunting on the front, grooved or otherwise, but 2-up I did....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I go up to Highland Lakes every year. No...

I go up to Highland Lakes every year. No reservations taken first come first served. Along the way on Hwy 4 between Lake Alpine and Ebbets Pass there is tons of "dispersed" camp spots. Hermit Valley...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I've ridden through all the areas your traveling...

I've ridden through all the areas your traveling in my Klim Badlands Pro jacket and pants. Highly recommend!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By (I^2)R/746
My bike (2009 F800GS) was mostly unmolested when...

My bike (2009 F800GS) was mostly unmolested when I bought it with 8500 miles. At about 9500 I added an AF-XIED and a Remus pipe. I went through the same thought process as you're going through here's...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I had an '01 before I bought my '02 and the...

I had an '01 before I bought my '02 and the previous owner of the '01 had done this. For a short period of time I owned both bikes. When I hopped on the '01 I would routinely take off in second gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Yes. Package was mislabeled. Bought it from...

Yes. Package was mislabeled. Bought it from Beemershop. They got it straightened out with Spiegler for me and got me new lines. This just a couple months ago. I have an '02 R1150GS as well. If you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Many of my friends have left the state over the...

Many of my friends have left the state over the years for places like Oregon. It's good to have out of state friends with.... out of state mailing addresses :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Don't think so. It's "emissions" so just back to...

Don't think so. It's "emissions" so just back to the cat. Know this because I had a cracked exhaust manifold replaced under warranty (on a Jeep I used to own) and it's before the cat and therefore...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,198
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Wonder if you could use a couple of 1/2" PVC...

Wonder if you could use a couple of 1/2" PVC elbows with box adapters and hang them out and pointed down. Like the breather tube on the current assembly but bigger. Should be a good enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Cute. No hinge, huh? That would be handy around...

Cute. No hinge, huh? That would be handy around here. The vapor recovery crap attached to the gas nozzles here make filling an adventure :ace
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Not sure about Canada but here in USA it would be...

Not sure about Canada but here in USA it would be covered by Federal emissions warranty. So even if the dealer wanted to say no they couldn't the Feds would tell them they had to. Gas cap is an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By (I^2)R/746
"SF Bay Area" is pretty general for location. I...

"SF Bay Area" is pretty general for location. I have a shop, all the tools, manuals, and a '02 R1150GS. It's all in Scotts Valley though so.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By (I^2)R/746
FWIW I put a Madstad on mine recently and could...

FWIW I put a Madstad on mine recently and could not be happier. It's simple, fairly large, very thick and adjustable. I went from riding around town closing my faceshield to leaving it open. On the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Thank you for the reply! I did a search and came...

Thank you for the reply! I did a search and came up with anything but an answer to this......

So the answer is "they all do that". Wow. More BMW awesomeness. Guess I'll just have to get used to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Touratech Seat Fitment Question

Just got one of these:
DriRide Breathable Seat, BMW F800/700/650GS Twin, Standard, Black
Part Number: 048-5916

It's replacing a Bill Mayer that is too wide and doesn't let my feet hit the ground...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By (I^2)R/746
The only input I have for you is I'm pretty happy...

The only input I have for you is I'm pretty happy with my AK-20's. Haven't tested them fully; but so far rough pavement and logging roads are much better. The stock stuff sucked. Now it feels very...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,892
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Yes the 1156 will act as running lights if you...

Yes the 1156 will act as running lights if you have a Kisan. Feature of the unit. 1157 will not work without different bulb base......
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,192
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Congratulations that's a wonderful bike should...

Congratulations that's a wonderful bike should last you many miles and smiles!

First farkle should be a call to Ted Porter at Beemershop for some suspension. I put some Yacugar (Hyperpro) shocks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I have no idea how to kite board or even what it...

I have no idea how to kite board or even what it is. Since I work for a living the farthest I get is Stonyford and Mendocino for the most part and it sounds like you have that dialed in. Lots of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 135,207
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Bike is '02 R1150GS Previous tire Road...

Bike is '02 R1150GS

Previous tire Road Attack 2

Just some street miles so far. No dirt yet will report back when I get a weekend to hit some logging roads.

First impression they scrubbed in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By (I^2)R/746
What kind of Throttlemeister is that? I installed...

What kind of Throttlemeister is that? I installed one on my '02 R1150GS and my F800GS came with a Kaoko installed by previous owner: both turn the same way. Accelerate direction to lock decelerate to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Isn't the CCT hydraulic? Rattle a little on start...

Isn't the CCT hydraulic? Rattle a little on start then quiet down as the oil gets tossed about in there. Make sense it should make a little noise turning by hand.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,192
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Was just talking to the guy I sold my '01 to he...

Was just talking to the guy I sold my '01 to he has 100k miles on it. Just burned off another set of tires on my '02 and threw some TKC70's on there. These years were the most reliable, most known,...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,050
Posted By (I^2)R/746
That's nice he wants to have his ass covered but...

That's nice he wants to have his ass covered but here's the thing: it's not your line. You provide the construction and material to the utility and they inspect and then own it all the way up to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I have a standard so no real comparison. My mpg...

I have a standard so no real comparison. My mpg ranges from about 43 on the slab to a bit over 50 on the slower twisties.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By (I^2)R/746
All of the above... The BDCW skid plate is a...

All of the above... The BDCW skid plate is a great piece. Suspension (pretty much anything is an improvement). I wound up with a Hyperpro rear shock and AK-20 kit in the front. Only thing to complain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By (I^2)R/746
You need a KLR650 to go with that budget :D ...

You need a KLR650 to go with that budget :D


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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,934
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I can verify that the Black Dog Cycle Works skid...

I can verify that the Black Dog Cycle Works skid plate works fine with the Remus header. It's quite beefy and full coverage. Mounts up well, easy to take off for oil changes, etc.. Only thing I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 88,609
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Tammi and I had an awesome time with a great...

Tammi and I had an awesome time with a great bunch of folks. Expect to see us next year and at more of these in general. I second Shadow in the sidecar as a highlight of the show. That was awesome....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By (I^2)R/746
+1 on this it needs to be disassembled and...

+1 on this it needs to be disassembled and cleaned manually.

But this is the internet and I didn't charge you so I'm an amateur and don't know what I'm talking about :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 293,312
Posted By (I^2)R/746
In for a couple of them (one for me and one for a...

In for a couple of them (one for me and one for a friend). I'm the third owner of an '09 F800GS. Got it at 8200 miles. Previous owner had it for ~2700 miles. Owner before him (original owner)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I think the aluminum level is high from the...

I think the aluminum level is high from the failure point. Most of the engine is made of aluminum makes sense. The coolant inhibitor being low is probably a by product of the oil in the coolant...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Couple observations..... -It's still a current...

Couple observations.....
-It's still a current loop. Whether on the positive side or the negative side if you don't use a power relay you must use a switch rated for the maximum current. This is why...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 88,609
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Think I'll do 17-85-101 then take 152 over to 156...

Think I'll do 17-85-101 then take 152 over to 156 and head south on 25 to 198 east then 33 south to 41. Take 41 over to 5 for a minute then get off one exit down at Utica Ave. and go east to hit 6th...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Miles on the bike? Last time fuel filter was...

Miles on the bike? Last time fuel filter was changed? Sounds like fuel pump related to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,402
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I bought a '01 R1150GS three years ago for the...

I bought a '01 R1150GS three years ago for the same reason. My '03 KLR650 just didn't have the punch or comfort for 2-up riding. The one I purchased had 89k miles and was $4k. Reason for the price...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 88,609
Posted By (I^2)R/746
:D Let me just say I've been married and...

:D Let me just say I've been married and divorced and know what I want at this stage of life better than before. I also know an acid test is a good thing and you folks make GREAT litmus paper! If...
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