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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Reaver
Hyperpro sells shorty springs. Don't know if the...

Hyperpro sells shorty springs. Don't know if the result is the exact same height tho.

The fork oil is due at 30K km intervals. Done that yet?

The rear shock change is not too bad. Changing the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Reaver
We had Hyperpro in all the GS's. I never seemed...

We had Hyperpro in all the GS's. I never seemed to feel a big difference but after a few years we got another one and It felt like crap. I wondered WTH is wrong with it. Oh yeah. Installed the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Reaver
The snow's melted in Montreal then? Yeah, I...

The snow's melted in Montreal then?

Yeah, I have 80K road kms on mine but have installed a Hyperpro spring and I run full dampening. Stock shocks can be had cheap. I've got nearly new ones for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Reaver
http://www.packerfastener.com/assets/pages/product...

http://www.packerfastener.com/assets/pages/products/electrical_tape.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,905
Posted By Reaver
Mine's been leaking for 25K kms and I don't worry...

Mine's been leaking for 25K kms and I don't worry about it. It's the old style that leaked and I'm due for a valve check but having had so many of these things, I'm not worried about it.

It's...
Forum: Latin America 05-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5167dW0Q9vL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5167dW0Q9vL._SX300_.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,905
Posted By Reaver
So what, it leaks a bit. Rags are cheap. When'e...

So what, it leaks a bit. Rags are cheap. When'e it due for a valve check?
Forum: Latin America 05-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
No, that's the point. You can't unless you're...

No, that's the point. You can't unless you're gone 180 days first. You get 90 days so if you're coming back, you SUSPEND the TVIP rather than cancel. Either way, if the paperwork's F'd, so are you....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Reaver
A bonus would be a '12 model with the new design...

A bonus would be a '12 model with the new design alternator but only if the price warranted it. Have no plans to upgrade my '09 for a newer year regardless of cost. I have however, added some newer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By Reaver
Soon as I hear that I order a chain and...

Soon as I hear that I order a chain and sprockets. Lube and adjustment will only delay it while the new stuff comes. Discussed many times and has been described as a wrench in a shaken paint can. :D...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,707
Posted By Reaver
I met more people in Mex than in the rest of...

I met more people in Mex than in the rest of Central America combined. Very friendly. Doesn't surprise me a bit! But only the Policia had guns. :D

Enjoy the journey.
Forum: Latin America 05-18-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
Oh look, I have internet today! And water and...

Oh look, I have internet today! And water and electricity. :clap

My walk away cost is under a grand and it was well spent while researching the property. The hardest part of this place is adapting...
Forum: Latin America 05-17-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
Glad you sort of got it figured out. If I had my...

Glad you sort of got it figured out. If I had my place here your son would be welcome to stay and volunteer endless hours of labour.....:D But since the neighbour of the property I tried to buy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Reaver
#2 comes on all the F GS's both EU ans NA spec....

#2 comes on all the F GS's both EU ans NA spec. Quite a few guys remove them. It's just an extension and it doesn't matter if the wires get muddy. No need to cover it. If you're looking at it, turn...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Reaver
Can you explain where it came apart on the pic? ...

Can you explain where it came apart on the pic?



https://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0004865.png?v=04282014
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Reaver
Never done it or needed to however the manual...

Never done it or needed to however the manual says bash it out with a drift from the inside to out as the seal bore on the insides are smaller. Some measuring involved for the install to get the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Reaver
Some thoughts were posted here not long ago.........

Some thoughts were posted here not long ago......

Scroll to the top. I see it got moved to Road Warriers.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26434809#post26434809
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Reaver
I remember my first time in CA with the...

I remember my first time in CA with the uncircumcised fuel nozzles. :kboom



OP's on the road in Mex, standard rules don't apply. Warranty is the easiest method but it won't be in stock anywhere...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Reaver
You can try warranty but not likely. The...

You can try warranty but not likely.

The crack looks like it's been there for a bit. Could've been tweaked back at any time and just failed now.

Does it leak now?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Reaver
You're killing me!!! Did it break in your...

You're killing me!!!

Did it break in your hands or did a Petroleum Dispensing Agent jam the nozzle in? I doubt they'll warranty that.

In the US....PN is 16 11 7 691 502 TANK LID $172.76

You...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Reaver
I'm on limited Internet but I know there's lots...

I'm on limited Internet but I know there's lots of pics here somewhere. Here's a Vid tho:

http://youtu.be/BAVYghrAlYc

If you're careful in cutting the stock clamps, the hose is re-useable with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Reaver
No, they don't stock stuff in CA. To be...

No, they don't stock stuff in CA.

To be worldly, you'll have to get to know your acronyms! :evil

I'm in CR, Costa Rica.

Enjoy your trip.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Reaver
We've always had the PN. It's a BMW proprietary...

We've always had the PN. It's a BMW proprietary filter so Mahle wouldn't sell it privately. Best get'em where and while they're listed. It may go away......
Forum: Latin America 05-13-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
Thanks buddy! Made my life real easy getting mine...

Thanks buddy! Made my life real easy getting mine plated. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,593
Posted By Reaver
I retired young then bought a new BMW for long...

I retired young then bought a new BMW for long trips. The Dealer bugged me all summer till finally when the snow flew, I took the job. It was a hobby for me but consisted mostly of oil and tire...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,593
Posted By Reaver
I was pretending to be a mechanic at the Dealer...

I was pretending to be a mechanic at the Dealer when these things came out in '08. I "Birthed" at least 100 of 'em. Hard to believe they're in the frame off overhaul stage already. They grow up so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,593
Posted By Reaver
5 point tho...... ...

5 point tho......


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26713462&postcount=46
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By Reaver
$600-700 but call your local Dealer. Last I...

$600-700 but call your local Dealer. Last I looked, parts were $550.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By Reaver
You know, like when the wife says the car won't...

You know, like when the wife says the car won't start and you see there's no gas in it. :D


It sounds to me like a clutch disc is jamming up in the basket. Or if it has been operated without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By Reaver
Um, ahhhhh, the chain's still there right? ...

Um, ahhhhh, the chain's still there right?



:hide




Might be the original breaking chain not been on recall yet. :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Reaver
No, it's not too hard. I Shiver'd my Zokes but...

No, it's not too hard. I Shiver'd my Zokes but haven't touched the 13+ WP's.

Andrew's out on tour so the luxury of a shop is out. Haven't heard good things about a lot of Latin American BMW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,593
Posted By Reaver
The oil flow diagram shows the oil is filtered...

The oil flow diagram shows the oil is filtered AFTER the cooler so if that's true then it's not so bad. The coolant side can handle a small bit of grit even the abrasive aluminum (aluminium?) oxide....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,593
Posted By Reaver
Oh Boy

Now you've done it. :fpalm

In my experience, when the ex nut is rusted, the stud comes out. Yours are probably corroded in the head as well. I was expecting your oil cooler to be bad, but not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 81,768
Posted By Reaver
Should've given her coloured chalk to liven up...

Should've given her coloured chalk to liven up the walls a bit. :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Reaver
Snowy must be bored, he's here a lot lately. :D ...

Snowy must be bored, he's here a lot lately. :D I still say it was you that put the 200 stamps on the box.


Right, at least change the MC but in the Op's case, not necessary. My first post...
Forum: Latin America 05-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
I'll keep my eye out. This town has 2 Cops, one...

I'll keep my eye out. This town has 2 Cops, one car. Rarely see it out of the station so things are pretty casual here as far as rules go.
Forum: Latin America 05-06-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
Pepe's a true KLR owner. I've worked on his bike....

Pepe's a true KLR owner. I've worked on his bike. :D

Funny, there's a few unplated KLR''s running around here in Ojochal. Likely borrowed from the city. :eek1
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Reaver
Made for some interesting reading.:D ...

Made for some interesting reading.:D

Inertial control devices connected to the injectors as a means to control power output. Some plug into the bike's BMSK for retarding the spark. It all sounds...
Forum: Latin America 05-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,834
Posted By Reaver
Wow

I've been following along but had no assistance to offer.

I left Canada last fall on my bike and landed in CR where I intentionally imported my bike with Pepelopez's help. In Nica, I was stopped...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Reaver
In a perfect world, yes. In our world, go...

In a perfect world, yes.

In our world, go win the lottery first.

Traction control involves a number of control units that aren't made for the 650. You would need the 700's IDENTITY by buying...
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