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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,786
Posted By bumbee800
E07 rules

I have had my f800 running E07 on the rear wheel for a trip up to Alaska last year. My tire easily lasted the 10,000km trip and my buddy running TKC80's went through 3 sets of rear tires. But...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,646
Posted By bumbee800
what about this solution

This is a good setup for the KTM's could be retrofitted for BMW use. Has high and low built in and is LED based.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlCYtaAadgY
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By bumbee800
special tools required

OHLINS FKA101 cartridge kit

There are three Special tools you need to install these cartridges. These can be sourced from kyleusa.com talk to Dan for the correct part numbers

A cap tool $45
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,311
Posted By bumbee800
Hey Woody I didn't mean to say that I am...

Hey Woody

I didn't mean to say that I am dissatisfied I just thought that it is a normal wheel maintenance procedure to check the tightness of the spokes on each tire change. I have a spoke torque...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,311
Posted By bumbee800
spoke tightening

How do you guys tighten spokes with all that silicone around the nipples.? I find even with superlaced woody wheels (with tube) that wheels need tightening at least on every tire change.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,527
Posted By bumbee800
Dunlop D908RR

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/29/393/14568/ITEM/Dunlop-D908RR-Dual-Sport-Rear-Tire.aspx


Most KTM 990 riders love this tire for off road use.
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 33,018
Posted By bumbee800
Ahhhh I see. Yes I was confused and a little...

Ahhhh I see. Yes I was confused and a little bewildered how the manufacturers cst value for a virgin sample of 13.11 had risen to 14.74 in your 1000km used sample. I think the royal is already on the...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 33,018
Posted By bumbee800
great oil

A cst of 14.74 shows the viscosity is still well in the 40w range.

I am using the 15w50 and have no complaints with this oil after switching from Amsoil.

I highly recommend this oil and the...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,881
Posted By bumbee800
temp substitute for a battery

Would this work temporarily as a battery substitute. I have had a situation where my battery had suddenly lost a cell and dropped to 10v. I was able to start the bike by a jump start, but because of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,649
Posted By bumbee800
If you have some way of monitoring the battery...

If you have some way of monitoring the battery voltage you will be able to recognize the signs that the stator is failing.

This is what I noticed over a week of riding to work. Round trip to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,649
Posted By bumbee800
failed at 45000km

Mine failed today, just before a long trip planned for this weekend. I have ordered a new electrosport stator. I will be putting that on with the a compufire series regulator. I had a battery bug...
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,532
Posted By bumbee800
Pickup tube

I assume there is a pickup tube that is attached to the top output hose connection, that allows the fuel to be picked up from the bottom of the tank. If so does it have a filter on the end to filter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 47,818
Posted By bumbee800
Press fit or not

Are we sure this style of master link is not what they call a press fit design where there is enough interference between the pin and the outer plate that when pressed together it is designed to not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 47,818
Posted By bumbee800
The description on the web site and the...

The description on the web site and the instructions on the back of the product do not jive. The instructions on the back said one end is for breaking the chain ie forcing the pin out and the other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 47,818
Posted By bumbee800
riveting chain master link

For those that have done the job, how are you riveting the master link? I have got the new master link and it is a solid pin design. I did not think you could mushroom a solid pin with out great...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,502
Posted By bumbee800
QD Exhaust and header dyno f800gs ...

QD Exhaust and header dyno f800gs

http://www.qdexhaust.it/images/tabella2.jpg
Forum: Canada 01-24-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 94,874
Posted By bumbee800
Sign me up

Please add me to this list as well.:clap
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,510
Posted By bumbee800
firstgear glacier

first gear tpg glacier gloves. Designed to work specifically with heated grips and waterproof. excellent quality reasonable price

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-gloves/firstgear-glacier/
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By bumbee800
correct my bad. The only way the valve clearance...

correct my bad. The only way the valve clearance can DECREASE is if the valve is pushed up further into valve train;

One mistake many people make when checking their valve clearance is checking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By bumbee800
One end of the follower pivots on a shaft and the...

One end of the follower pivots on a shaft and the other end of the follower rest on top the valve stem. The cam lobe pushes down on the follower at some point in between the pivot and the valve stem....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By bumbee800
What are you basing that logic on?:hmmmmm ...

What are you basing that logic on?:hmmmmm

Most every overhead cam engine the wear is between valve rocker arm and cam lobes. This wear will cause the valve clearance to increase with wear rather...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By bumbee800
The Answers

Ok I went to the sumas border today and this is what I found out.

The canadian border person said you do not need to get any forms from them prior to importing your goods to the USA. He said you...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By bumbee800
thanks

Thanks for the suggestions guys. I did return something years ago to the states for warranty and as I recall I had to go to canada customs to fill out a form and that form had to accompany the...
Forum: Canada 06-23-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By bumbee800
Warranty return to USA shipping?

I was hoping you guys could give me some advice. I have some clearwater led lights that I need to ship back to the USA for repair or replacement. What is the best courier service for this and what do...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By bumbee800
chain tension

One thing that can cause the chain to seem tight is if when you check the chain tension on the side stand you leave the bike in gear. If the bike is in gear and there is any slope to your working...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,900
Posted By bumbee800
Sorry for late notice

Magnataan asked me to notify you that his two friends on the list

113) Magnataan friend #1
114) Magnataan friend #2

will not be able to make it this year. Sorry for the late notice
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By bumbee800
The standard kaoko is counter sunk. I have the...

The standard kaoko is counter sunk. I have the HDB hand guards and the standard Kaoko was too thick to fit any way, so I ended up scribing a line about 1/4inch from outer edge and grinding down the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By bumbee800
take it to a lock smith

Just take the lock to a lock smith to get a new key made or take the entire bike to them if the lock is still attached to the bike. A good locksmith should be able to make you a new key. Hopefully...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,650
Posted By bumbee800
top clamp bolt pattern dimensions

What is the appropriate dimensions of the bolt pattern for the HDB top clamp that mates withe scotts risers? I am planning on ordering the scotts stabilizer and HDB hand guards but do not know what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 54,686
Posted By bumbee800
scotts bolt pattern

Eric

What is the scotts top clamp bolt pattern specification for the f800gs? Does it retain the same as the stock setup? I am planing on getting the Highway Dirt Bike handguards which replaces...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,547
Posted By bumbee800
That is very comparable with what I am getting...

That is very comparable with what I am getting with the stock setup. I get about 170 miles just before my fuel light comes on and usually requires 13.5 liters. If I run very close to empty I can get...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,547
Posted By bumbee800
thanks Wildman, sounds like a good combo.:clap

thanks Wildman, sounds like a good combo.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,547
Posted By bumbee800
thanks What RPMs is the Engine running at...

thanks

What RPMs is the Engine running at in 6th gear at 60mph with you 15/45 combo? Can you cruise comfortably at highway speeds?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,547
Posted By bumbee800
How many links did you need on your chain to get...

How many links did you need on your chain to get the 45t sprocket on? Did it fit with stock length?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,758
Posted By bumbee800
high speed impacts

John,

I was reading some of scotts PR about their stabilizers and one of the features they say that they have that no other stabilizer does is a high speed shock valving circuit used to absorb...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 192,219
Posted By bumbee800
Could the new bearing require a different...

Could the new bearing require a different diameter axle hence the need for new adjuster blocks? or do you think the older axles were flexing to much which was stressing the bearings?

Pure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 192,219
Posted By bumbee800
Joel, can you explain what a PUMA case is?...

Joel,

can you explain what a PUMA case is? Is it an offical complaint process used by BMW or is it a query of a database re known problems or issues?

thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 192,219
Posted By bumbee800
joining the club

Well it looks like I am in the same boat as every one else here. I was changing my tires and had both the rear and front wheels off. I did the rear first and I stuck my finger in the bearing and...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 40,843
Posted By bumbee800
150/70/17

I heard that mefo is developing a super explorer in the 150/70/17 size. Is there any update on when this size will be available?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,855
Posted By bumbee800
Is your statment re the loudness with or without...

Is your statment re the loudness with or without the DB killer inplace. I ride in club events that require an exhaust to be no louder than 96db while reving in neutral at 5,000rpm and I was wondering...
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