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Forum: The Garage 07-06-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Truck

For your purposes, you might consider staying away from the mid sized trucks and consider the full size variety instead. In that category:

TUNDRA - hands down.

Comparably equipped, Chevy,...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,428
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Epoxy on Garage Floor

Bought a 6 year old house with garage floor slight used, some oil spots, etc. Preparation is the key. Used a pressure washer to get all the stuff off that could be gotten off then let it dry for a...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Motorcycle Lift Advice Please

I'm presently on the quest for a motorcycle lift for the garage. Will only be used to service BMW's and Ducati's - no long cruisers and was looking for advice. Valve adjustments, plug changes, oil...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By 1fastjunebug
F 650 vs G 650

Have had both and both are good, but alloy wheels are something you don't want to take too deep off road. If most of your riding will be off road, go with the F800GS which is better suited to this...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,954
Views: 1,182,372
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Sold GS for Multistrada

Sold my 2007 GS in May of 2011, it did have it's share of issues and 1 that left me standed, but that is not why I sold it. Rather, space and weight were the issue - too wide and too heavy for my...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5,954
Views: 1,182,372
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Multi 1200...rear brake pedal help

All,

New to the MS1200 after coming off a 12GS and am very pleased with the bike so far.

One problem that I am having with the bike is the size of the "pad" on the rear brake pedal being...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By 1fastjunebug
When I can get my foot on it - it works - hence...

When I can get my foot on it - it works - hence the need for the larger brake pedal or enlarger of some type.
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Ducati MS 1200..Help Please

Just brought home a Ducati MS 1200 and find that the rear brake pedal is just to darn small and too close to the cases for my big feet. Don't wear the boy toy racer boots, so maybe this is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By 1fastjunebug
1200GS Questions......Help Please

Just sold my 2007 1200GS and will have to that it was one of the better motorcycles that I have owned over the years, with one exception. An extremely high first gear. Did not have nay ooompf off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 33,559
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Cracked Fuel Tank

On the 3td tank on wife's 2009 F650/800 Twin due to cracking. Bike has a total of 1,500 easy miles. Use only Chevron gas, no off road use.

First one was really, really bad and replaced under...
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Rugged Roads..UK..Thumbs Up

All,

I first need to say that I am not affilited with this company in any way, just a satisfied customer who wants to let the collective know of my experience with Rugged Roads out of the UK.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By 1fastjunebug
2012 990 Supermoto T---???

New to the KTM scene and I am seriously considering a SMT, new or nice used one, depends.

Would really appreciate any and all help that you might be willing to share.

First question, will...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,258
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Toy Hauler

If you want the best, look at a Newmar Canyon Star 3920 Class A motorhome. Load the 2 bikes, the dogs and the old lady in the thing and take off. Can even tow a small car behing if you think it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,609
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Side Kicker Side Stand

This is a very viable solution to this excessive lean issue - loaded or not but especially on uneven ground.

I've been waiting and waiting for these guys to bring something to market.

In...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 81,527
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Fuel Controller

What's the verdict from the guys who have installed them?

Good, bad, indifferent?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Bugley
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 81,527
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Fuel Controller

Inquiring minds want to know. What's the verdict guys?
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 81,527
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Fuel Controller

OK guys, serveral have been bought, serveral shipped so some must have been installed.

What are your impressions? Good, bad, or indifferent.

Inquiring minds want to know.

Bugley
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Synthetic Oil - When???

When would it be safe to change over to synthetic oil in an F800GS?

Would you recommend changing over or stick to Dino?

Live in Texas and it's pretty darn hot down here - and still is?
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Wheel Chocks

Went through the same search when looking for wheel chocks for the back of the toy hauler.

Went with the CONDOR because they do everything a Baxley will do, are a bit less expensive to buy and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,965
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Seat Concepts

Like this idea very much but don't like that big ass seam righ under your leg.

Is this something felt when riding or only when you put your legs down to stop, etc.???

Can you get different...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,879
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Try one of these

In the same situation, went to this, Newmar Canyon Star 3920, Class A with garage for 2 bikes, queen size regular bed, plenty of AC, even one in garage. Life is good again. Thats an additional 2...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,132
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Rear Rack

Like the German one best of all, but reluctant to pay by credit card to international locations.

Will probably go with the Altrider unit as it is the most likely candidate so far.

If anyone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Multi

Congrats on the new purchase. What model did you get? Sport, Touring, Base, Pikes Peak?

Tell us more. I'm on the fence right now, traveling this week, but will try to hunt down a Touring S to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,257
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Adjustable levers for F800GS

Did not go with the Wunderlich or Touratech levers.

Instead, went to Pazzo's. Direct replacement, outstanding quality, tough, and easy to install. Been on the wife's bike now for almost 2 years...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,862
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Portable Gas Grill

I use a Weber Q-200 for the RV, does a nice job on steaks, relatively light, is compact, and the gas cannister can be stored in the unit while transporting. Paid about $190.00 for it but:

Weber...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 26,888
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Smog Cannister Removal

Probably a dumb question, but why did you put a filter on the line that goes to/from the tank?

Part # ??


Doesn't this line carry fumes and overflow raw gasonline from the tank?
...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Wide Boots

I too have 4EEEE feet and faced the same dilema.

Had a pair of Held's that I bought in Germany and vowed never to throw them away.

Found Sidi Canyons and they do just fine, very comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,132
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Help Finding Rear Cargo Rack for F800GS

Looking for a more "shaped" rear cargo rack for my F800GS. Not planning on invading Russia so don't want a big square place for a cargo rack. Would prefer something more shaped and follow the lines...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By 1fastjunebug
F800GS Comfort/Handling

Please see below.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,782
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Rear Rack

I am looking at a rear rack also, but don't really like or need a big square plate, as I really only plan on using this on an occassional basis - not planning on invading Russia, just strapping on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Thanks itsatdm

Thanks itsatdm
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By 1fastjunebug
As you stated - not much new - hence the request...

As you stated - not much new - hence the request for assistance in the hopes someone has more recent experience. OLD ISSUES but perhaps there are more recent solutions to these same problems - as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Thanks ever so much for the reply. No offence...

Thanks ever so much for the reply. No offence taken.

Unfortunatley, it seems that I didn't do enough research prior to making this purchase. Had a need to fill and pulled the trigger way too...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Just bought a new 2011 F800GS, use it...

Just bought a new 2011 F800GS, use it predominately for the road and it sucks at that. Rode 2 up for a little while this weekend and didn't like that at all as this little extra weight just made all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By 1fastjunebug
F800GS Rideability/Comfort Recommendations

Just got off a 07 R1200GS, liked it alot, but needed a narrower and lighter bike for several reasons, so replaced the R12 with the F800GS.

Knowing that there inherently major differences between...
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 81,527
Posted By 1fastjunebug
USA Controler

Didn't think SW La. was part of the US, don't you have a special passport that says "when traveling in foreign countries and can not commuincate with the local ladies, try communicating in braille"?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By 1fastjunebug
You should NEVER, EVER use Copper Anti-Sieze on...

You should NEVER, EVER use Copper Anti-Sieze on aluminum.

There is an anti-sieze made specifically formulated for aluminum and if I remember, it contains zinc. It's silver colered anyway. Most...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By 1fastjunebug
The problem was my haste to think it was...

The problem was my haste to think it was something bigger than a fuse.

Searched and searched for fuses and the only one I found, which was good, was from the battery and disappeared into the...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,228
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Found the two fuses in the headlight cowl, thank...

Found the two fuses in the headlight cowl, thank God. This solved my problem. Thanks all.

Really don't know hat I have but will relay what I know. This is an EML rig. What they did was take in a...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By 1fastjunebug
Electrical help

Thanks everyone for the help.

Talked to Mike at MPH and he agreed to take on the project.

However, prior to brining it in, got an e-mail from Oak wanting me to try something, which I did,...
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