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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By JRWooden
Some mechanics say that a bit of weeping is...

Some mechanics say that a bit of weeping is "normal" ...
Me ... I don't know ... :huh
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By JRWooden
This is just an opinion .......... :lol3 Im...

This is just an opinion .......... :lol3

Im on my third pump on my bike ... all leak...

The first one would "shoot" a fair amount of coolant out of the weep hole in short bursts when the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 74,612
Posted By JRWooden
Yeah... that sucks ... I have one of these: ...

Yeah... that sucks ... I have one of these:

http://www.harborfreight.com/http-www-harborfreight-com-locking-oil-filter-wrench-66568-html.html
...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 127,491
Posted By JRWooden
Another inmate was kind enough to send me his...

Another inmate was kind enough to send me his toasted R/R for my project.
They MIGHT be available as service parts if you look on the "electrical" pages at MaxBMW fiche
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By JRWooden
Go here: ...

Go here:

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51596&rnd=04282014

See section 61 - electrical ... there are several pages of repair connectors...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By JRWooden
Wow............. that's crazy...........:huh ...

Wow............. that's crazy...........:huh

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By JRWooden
If you wanted to give it a go you could likely...

If you wanted to give it a go you could likely use some shim washers to attempt to patch things up? :evil

I used to do it on my dirt bikes ........ spark plug sealing washers were the right size...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By JRWooden
Note some of the gearsets that drive the...

Note some of the gearsets that drive the waterpump are plastic, and some are metal (earlier years). You can not mix metal gears with plastic :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,250
Posted By JRWooden
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,250
Posted By JRWooden
Those numbers did not look good... Is bike...

Those numbers did not look good...
Is bike under warranty?

If so ... you get redesigned parts for free...
If not ... the parts bill is $1000 or so IIRC ...
I'd not let dealer do repairs unless...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By JRWooden
I've had some issues with my pump also ... it's...

I've had some issues with my pump also ... it's been replaced twice under warranty ... the second time it was replaced with a new design - upgraded bearing set.

Lots of babbling about it here if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By JRWooden
or maybe a thin plastic cutting board? ... :evil

or maybe a thin plastic cutting board? ... :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By JRWooden
DAMN................ :huh Did you get the...

DAMN................ :huh

Did you get the old unit? Let's tear it apart ;-)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By JRWooden
On the one hand it's always amazed me that there...

On the one hand it's always amazed me that there are so many different filters on the shelf at the parts store I mean WTF ... yeah a V-12 and a 2-cylinder BMW wouldn't use the same filter but it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,611
Posted By JRWooden
Hmmmmmmmmm I had not realized the 2014 ADV was a...

Hmmmmmmmmm I had not realized the 2014 ADV was a different design ... I'll have to look at one more closely..........

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,450
Posted By JRWooden
Yeah yeah ... I promise nothing ... and...

Yeah yeah ... I promise nothing ... and occasionally under-deliver :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By JRWooden
Good thought! That's just exactly what a...

Good thought!

That's just exactly what a failsafe programmer would do ... :clap

Mongo - let us know what happens if you do disconnect it .........
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,450
Posted By JRWooden
I just talked to a guy at Barnett: ...

I just talked to a guy at Barnett: www.barnettclutches.com/ he says he will bring up the topic of adding a pack that fits the twins at the next weekly engineering staff round-table ... keep your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,611
Posted By JRWooden
This is just a stupid guy's ( me ) opinion,...

This is just a stupid guy's ( me )
opinion, but if the ground wire was too small then it would add additional resistance to the circuit. If it did so the current draw by the bulb/wiring would be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By JRWooden
I have one of these: ...

I have one of these:

www.amazon.com/GearWrench-85070-8-Inch-Electronic-Torque/dp/B000NIEGFE/

but I really cant recommend it ... it sometimes turns off by its self in the middle of use and seems...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By JRWooden
GS-911 can manually turn on fan ... if you don't...

GS-911 can manually turn on fan ... if you don't have access to one my first thought would be to unplug the fan from the wiring harness and apply 12V directly to the fan and see if it spins up ......
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By JRWooden
Some folks have used an expansion bold of proper...

Some folks have used an expansion bold of proper diameter instead of buying the fancy set of Colletes:1drink ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,424
Sticky: Tet
Views: 134,562
Posted By JRWooden
Thanks!

Thanks Chip!

I got the two PDF files you sent for TET and TetSr4

I really appreciate all your work on this ... :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,279
Posted By JRWooden
I hesitate to run the tank all the way down...

I hesitate to run the tank all the way down unless necessary as the fuel does cool the fuel pump helping prevent it from overheating .....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By JRWooden
Reaver ... now now .... :lol3 Some nice...

Reaver ... now now .... :lol3

Some nice videos on Metro's site:

http://www.metrorestyling.com/category-s/1640.htm

The carbon fiber vinyl seems nice and not flashback inducing :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By JRWooden
Before using the torch you could try one of the...

Before using the torch you could try one of the "industrial" heat guns
that are used for stripping paint and etc....

Auto parts stores sell a variety of brake caliper lube, here's what I've got...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By JRWooden
Setting rear sag very important ... should use up...

Setting rear sag very important ... should use up about 1/3" of total travel, if sag is much more than that you will get the weave....

Her being light weight ... front springs might be a bit on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By JRWooden
The F800 bars are larger diameter than the...

The F800 bars are larger diameter than the F650/700 ...

The OEM bars do have some holes/dimples to assist grip installation ...
There is a thru-hole drilled in bar for left grip ... not sure on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 64,104
Posted By JRWooden
Congrats on the sale! :freaky

Congrats on the sale! :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,466
Posted By JRWooden
Sounds like you might have one of the...

Sounds like you might have one of the mis-machined hubs with too much "crush" i.e. inner diameter of hub is too small .........
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,039
Posted By JRWooden
Apparently it is possible to detect knock without...

Apparently it is possible to detect knock without a knock sensor:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17654794&postcount=361
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,658
Posted By JRWooden
Thanks Azz .......... I was afraid you would say...

Thanks Azz .......... I was afraid you would say that .............. :cry
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,658
Posted By JRWooden
Yeah.............. I must not be :freaky...

Yeah.............. I must not be :freaky enough....

FIDO
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,658
Posted By JRWooden
It is a pretty common problem. My 2009 is...

It is a pretty common problem.

My 2009 is burned significantly on the hi-beam side, and only RARELY use hi-beam....

AZZ: When you disassembled yours were you able to get the glass out in one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By JRWooden
CycleGear sells a knock-off of the MotionPro .......

CycleGear sells a knock-off of the MotionPro .... and it looks identical...

Of course it could be cheaper steel / poorer quality...

It usually sells for $90, but I picked one up on sale for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,466
Posted By JRWooden
This has worked for me: ...

This has worked for me:

http://www.meguiars.com/en/marine/products/m1708-mirror-glaze-clear-plastic-cleaner/

There is a cleaner and a polish ... #17 and #10 .................

Use #17 first...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,466
Posted By JRWooden
I'll wait till tomorrow morning and check the sky...

I'll wait till tomorrow morning and check the sky ... :rofl

Seriously, thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,466
Posted By JRWooden
Reaver: Is there a downside to using C3...

Reaver:
Is there a downside to using C3 bearings in all locations front & rear?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,674
Posted By JRWooden
I did install it - it is a self-resetting...

I did install it - it is a self-resetting circuit-breaker ... I would hope I never need it, but if something goes to hell it might save some expensive electronics!
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,920
Posted By JRWooden
foam vs. reuseable 3-flange ear plugs...

I usually use the "roll-up" foam ear plugs with NRR of 32 or 33....
Occasionally I'll have one that doesn't seal well and have to pull off and re-seat it.

Yesterday I tried a pair of Elvex...
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