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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The injectors are most likely clogged. Common...

The injectors are most likely clogged. Common issue with F800GS. Wont start after a fill up!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,232
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Many of us are using Traxxion Dynamics cartridges...

Many of us are using Traxxion Dynamics cartridges and are happy.
Easy to install yourself.
I have done 4 sets of forks for local F800GS riders here in Colorado.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,974
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You can slide your fork tubes up in the triple...

You can slide your fork tubes up in the triple clamps 20 mm safely.
Also start playing with your dampening settings to adjust for excessive front end dive. I start fully undamped and slowly turn up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,319
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Check out this web site to contact Rick Bizarro. ...

Check out this web site to contact Rick Bizarro.
Mounting is super easy on our F800GS bikes.

http://kiladala.myshopify.com/

and email him for any questions:

<code>rbizarro@telus.net
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,723
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Hell I do over 100 mph on off road back country...

Hell I do over 100 mph on off road back country roads.
Out West in the USA we have some seriously wide open spaces unlike the UK.
110 mph on pavement should be a breeze for everyone with wide open...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Looks great now get some real dual sport tires on...

Looks great now get some real dual sport tires on her and enjoy the winter riding!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Main issue with other designs I have seen offered...

Main issue with other designs I have seen offered is that they are closed cartridge either gas or oil so you will need to send them back every few years for service from an authorized dealer.
AK-20s...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I used Posi Tap outside the light housing. you do...

I used Posi Tap outside the light housing. you do not need to worry about water or moisture with the Posi-Tap connector.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,735
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I think the issue with these steering head...

I think the issue with these steering head bearings is the front suspension.
Stock suspension is so brutal that it pounds the races and transfers way to much road shock to the frame.
I have had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,295
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I don't know anyone that can do over 100,000KM...

I don't know anyone that can do over 100,000KM (60,000 miles) on our stators. Most fail much earlier. You might as well order an aftermarket stator or have yours rewound. It is a ticking time bomb...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Indy Unlimited
AK20 is a solid solution. Just pick from 3...

AK20 is a solid solution. Just pick from 3 cartridge valve settings when you order the kit:

Full Street
Adventure
Full Off Road

I recommend the full off road with 0.65kg to 0.75 kg fork...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,571
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Are you trying to change gears without rolling? ...

Are you trying to change gears without rolling?
Bike needs to be rolling when changing gears if your weight is on the rear wheel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,571
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Did you soak the clutch plates in oil for a few...

Did you soak the clutch plates in oil for a few days before installing them?
If not they need to break in and soak up oil and the clutch will work better.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,723
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Check your sag numbers I bet your rear end is...

Check your sag numbers I bet your rear end is squating too much and causing the front end to be to light. Most likely you will need a much heavier rear shock spring. Might as well change the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I love my Wunderlich shifter! high quality,...

I love my Wunderlich shifter! high quality, bullet proof, adjustable and ultra smooth roller tip! Expensive but the best shifting available.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWy1POIFcV4

Worth...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 917,542
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Wow I have not seen a coating flake off like that...

Wow I have not seen a coating flake off like that but obviously some oils were left in the bore and were not completely cleaned out before the factory Nikasil style coating.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,017
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Looks like a fun project. Do you think the frame...

Looks like a fun project. Do you think the frame is straight with that hard a hit to the steering head? That would be a bummer to rebuild her and find out she tracks like a drunken horse because the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,164
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Cool learned a new trick. How to you seal the...

Cool learned a new trick.
How to you seal the tube's valve stem at the rim?
Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,164
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I don't think that will work. the tube needs to...

I don't think that will work. the tube needs to be inflated to seal at the valve stem. so if you get a nail you can plug it but the tube will need to be replaced or patched as well. I have ridden...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 148,872
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You need to get a 525 chain since sprocket...

You need to get a 525 chain since sprocket thickness changes with chain strength:

Approx Width between inner plates--
520: 1/4"
525: 5/16"
530: 3/8"

I run top of the line DID - x ring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Well that may have been the issue. Try and start...

Well that may have been the issue. Try and start her up and give us an update.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have done car jump starts at temperatures below...

I have done car jump starts at temperatures below 20F several times.
No issues. I do use smaller gauge motorcycle jumper cables so that may be safer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,164
Posted By Indy Unlimited
For hard off road rocky trails tubes are way...

For hard off road rocky trails tubes are way better.
Buddies sealed spoke wheels from Woody's tend to deflate on hard hits as the bead breaks momentarily and the air escapes.
We have since gone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,164
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I am not a big fan of patching. I do carry...

I am not a big fan of patching.
I do carry patches for situations that may arise but much prefer to carry to light weight tubes and 3 - 16" motion pro tire irons, breaker bar and sockets and CO2...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Sounds right. There is a vacuum sensor on the...

Sounds right. There is a vacuum sensor on the left side of the bike just behind the little triangle black plastic cover make sure it also has a leak free connection. Happy Thanksgiving wrenching!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Most likely a leak somewhere in the air system. ...

Most likely a leak somewhere in the air system.
recheck all hoses and air intake boots.
a leak will result in erratic idle.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Indy Unlimited
most people order the shock with the spring for...

most people order the shock with the spring for their use and sag preference.
"there is no stock hyperpro spring rate"
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,445
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I believe our fairing bolts are non...

I believe our fairing bolts are non magnetic.:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You are right but the front end high side is a...

You are right but the front end high side is a very rare animal.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
ADV rider rules: When you save it credit goes...

ADV rider rules:
When you save it credit goes to rider skill !
When you lose it credit goes to bad luck. :wink:

Glad you saved her and enjoyed the rest of the day.
Can't say as I have ever...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I just put a scale under each wheel and do static...

I just put a scale under each wheel and do static and rider weights and then do the math and calculate the spring rate I need.
Racetech has a caluclator for us:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,439
Posted By Indy Unlimited
It is a no brainer. Spend the money at Woodys and...

It is a no brainer. Spend the money at Woodys and the wheels will last longer than the bike! His superlace spoke pattern is bulletproof.
I got 45,000 miles on his set and only needed bearings once....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Definitely injectors are clogged. You can take...

Definitely injectors are clogged. You can take them off and get them cleaned at the dealer.
Mine clogged at 600 miles so I replaced them and had old ones cleaned and kept as spairs and now I am at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah they look like 1950s technology but they...

Yeah they look like 1950s technology but they last.
Heat Troller units are very reliable!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,800
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah I do not get it either. Seems to be a...

Yeah I do not get it either. Seems to be a quality issue hit and miss on reflector coatings. I got 55,000 miles and had HIDs in her for 4 years and no signs of any reflector wear.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah I agree I am not a big fan of excessive...

Yeah I agree I am not a big fan of excessive preload.
I like getting the right set of springs that work with small assembled preloads.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 917,542
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You need to heat tape wrap the headers anyway on...

You need to heat tape wrap the headers anyway on the 70 degree Husabergs. I run the tape all the way back to the muffler using stainless steel zip ties. Keeps the bike running cooler and makes the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
2009-20010 F650GS has front fork springs stock...

2009-20010 F650GS has front fork springs stock .49 Kg/mm rates
Stock Rear Shock Spring Rate: 15.7-16.7 kg/mm

These rates are great if you weigh 40 kilos. I do not understand how manufacturers...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By Indy Unlimited
set your suspension for approximately 33% to 35%...

set your suspension for approximately 33% to 35% sag with rider and gear.
bike up on center stand measure the height of the rear end with rear wheel just touching the ground. now take the bike off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Fastway pegs will allow you to lower the foot peg...

Fastway pegs will allow you to lower the foot peg position for some more comfort. I also had to rework the shifter to get the ergos right and adjusted the brake lever.
I am 5'9" with 30" inseam and...
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