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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By westy1717
The only way to eliminate potential engine issues...

The only way to eliminate potential engine issues after filling with a lower octane fuel is to send, via paypal, $45 to everyone who replies to your thread :) Piece of mind is priceless.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By westy1717
Ive had the Enduro seat for 2 months now. ...

Ive had the Enduro seat for 2 months now.

1. Its much higher than the stock low seat (obviously)
2. First couple rides were far better than stock seat but not perfect. At least I could very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By westy1717
Thanks PilesofMiles - I realize seats are...

Thanks PilesofMiles - I realize seats are personal things. I did consider contacting James at Renazco - but not sure I understand how I would be getting a more personal seat than anyone else who is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By westy1717
Thanks for all of the feedback guys. Appreciate...

Thanks for all of the feedback guys. Appreciate it all.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By westy1717
No way I'd get through an entire year before Id...

No way I'd get through an entire year before Id have to do something :)

Thanks guys - appreciate it. I'm kind of torn between the Enduro and 2 up. I'm hoping for the Enduro to be very comfortable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By westy1717
Sargent Enduro Seat

Hi folks,

Time for a new seat. The stock low seat on the 800GS isn't cutting it. Its uncomfortable after a very short while.

Could be that I bought the bike used thinking it was the regular...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By westy1717
No - Northern Southern Ontario-Barrie (grew up...

No - Northern Southern Ontario-Barrie (grew up way north of Thunder Bay) - so everything's south.

I'm looking forward to an almost perfect bike - hoping this is the one..

I thought I read about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By westy1717
New Owner

Hi folks -

Posted a couple questions back in December and received some info - thanks again for the responses (2009 800GS 20,000 kms).

Couple things:

1. Add me to the cracked gas tank list....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 199,746
Posted By westy1717
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDzIuzvr6Nc ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDzIuzvr6Nc

Thanks Motoriley!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 199,746
Posted By westy1717
Noob - how to check wheel bearings

Hi folks,

I recently bought a used 09 800GS with 20,000kms.

It is under factory warranty until April and I will get it into the dealer for a look over/service before then - but in the meantime...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By westy1717
Thanks guys - appreciate it.

Thanks guys - appreciate it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By westy1717
Thanks folks. I figure if I really needed to I...

Thanks folks. I figure if I really needed to I could get a little more life out of the battery - but being stranded isn't worth the $70. Ill head over to Carquest and see what they've got for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By westy1717
Noob (battery inquiry)

Hi folks,

I posted awhile back and since I pulled the trigger on a very gently used 800GS in the extra fast Dark Magnesium Metallic, have a quesiton.

2009 20,000KMs

I bought the bike used...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,920
Posted By westy1717
Have a question here folks - Im a noob.. ...

Have a question here folks - Im a noob..

Looked at a 09 today with 20K kms from second owner - he bought from BMW dealer after trading in a 650GS - and he's changed his mind on it.

Bike looks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
Agreed - and noted. Ill post back when I...

Agreed - and noted.

Ill post back when I pick up the bike!

Thanks again guys.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
Had a look and ride today. Nice bike. Was...

Had a look and ride today. Nice bike. Was surprised to see it did not have abs - but dont care either way - figure its one less thing that can go wrong with it.

All service records in place - all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
Thanks Reaver. I'm actually heading out in a...

Thanks Reaver.

I'm actually heading out in a couple hours to have a look/ride. Its being sold certified - by the current owner - not BMW - not sure I made it clear in an earlier post when I said...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
Thanks Kiwi - Appreciate the feedback on...

Thanks Kiwi -

Appreciate the feedback on yours. Nice to see someones still running at 95k!!!

I really like the 1200 - but to be honest way to much bike to enjoy on a daily basis. Im 6'1 220lbs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
Welcome n00b. There's tons of stuff here you...

Welcome n00b.

There's tons of stuff here you can read up on. Sounds like the kijiji bike north of Toronto. Seems like a good deal.

Everyone will tell you something different and in a flash will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
If anyone can report with a high mileage 800GS -...

If anyone can report with a high mileage 800GS - Id really like to hear their take on it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By westy1717
F800gs

Hi folks,

Im stumped.

I started looking for a new or new to me bike a couple months ago and originally had a budget of "about" $3500.

The budgets changed multiple times - but started looking...
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