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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By flubbyhog
I sent mine off to XPC seats and had a new...

I sent mine off to XPC seats and had a new covering and the foam redone. It was a little pricey at around $300-$350, but I've already sent them my Triumph and Ducati seats.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By flubbyhog
The two springs are to hold the chain close...

The two springs are to hold the chain close together so you can install the conn. link.

It also looks like a riveted chain so you have to mushroom the pin heads after you get it all together. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,082
Posted By flubbyhog
No shit! I couldn't go 1 tank before the XPC...

No shit! I couldn't go 1 tank before the XPC surgery.

Prepare to be in trouble, you have no idea how much you're going to spend on this thing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,741
Posted By flubbyhog
I love my '10 F800GS and wouldn't have anything...

I love my '10 F800GS and wouldn't have anything else for an adventure bike.

People only get on here to bitch or whine about something that happened to their bike, why the dealer won't cover it or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,646
Posted By flubbyhog
As soon as I took the ol' GS off-road, I had to...

As soon as I took the ol' GS off-road, I had to get the booster plug, really helped out the throttle off idle.

Tires? TKC 80's are doing good for me so far, probably get 5000-6000 miles out of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By flubbyhog
Rode the F800 yesterday with my new XPC seat and...

Rode the F800 yesterday with my new XPC seat and I must say it is money well spent. After only 20-30 min on the old seat my ass would be numb and the ride would be cut short. I don't have any of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By flubbyhog
Seat back from XPC

I sent in my seat to XPC about 18 days ago and just got it back today. They did a really nice job, far better than I could have done.

I talked with James down there and they really keep you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,727
Posted By flubbyhog
I know, it's a completely different style of...

I know, it's a completely different style of riding but I've already yanked off the air injection and now looking at pipes!!

I think no matter what you get you always try to make it a little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,553
Posted By flubbyhog
Ah, been there done that, now the seat is in...

Ah, been there done that, now the seat is in XPC's hands.

I couldn't get the cover tight, the GS emblem wasn't centered and the seat just looked lumpy, no matter how smooth it seemed with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,727
Posted By flubbyhog
When I got this bike, I really thought I finally...

When I got this bike, I really thought I finally had a bike that I didn't need to buy stuff for, just ride it. Holy shi*t was I wrong! I'm probably easy into farkles about $3500-$4000. Now I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By flubbyhog
I think I know what sound your talking about, it...

I think I know what sound your talking about, it almost sounds to me like it's in the starter somewhere or in the gears connecting all of it together. Mine makes that sound everytime I shut it down...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,047
Posted By flubbyhog
After I got my '10 anniversary 800, I looked at...

After I got my '10 anniversary 800, I looked at it and figured I wouldn't need to buy anything, that it was ready to go for anything! Then I got on the Twisted Throttle, F800 Depot and Touratech...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,313
Posted By flubbyhog
Thanks Missionary and nuggets, good info!:D

Thanks Missionary and nuggets, good info!:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,313
Posted By flubbyhog
I'm looking to get one used and after doing my...

I'm looking to get one used and after doing my research:wink: I think that 2006 was the first year of e-start? I'm probably wrong though.

I see plenty of used ones out there and the price isn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,225
Posted By flubbyhog
Sure, while you're at it, why not go back to...

Sure, while you're at it, why not go back to points for the ignition and a mechanical fuel pump too.

:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By flubbyhog
I got this shift lever and have never looked...

I got this shift lever and have never looked back. You can really find a happy medium between different boots too.:D...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,960
Posted By flubbyhog
Is that a XPC seat? Do you like it? Good...

Is that a XPC seat? Do you like it? Good quality work?
Oh yea, nice set-up too, like the rotopax where they are mounted.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,352
Posted By flubbyhog
I didn't bust anything, but I did run back...

I didn't bust anything, but I did run back outside and check them after I read your post.:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By flubbyhog
I almost threw up when I read that, 100 degrees...

I almost threw up when I read that, 100 degrees during the day? I've busted sprinklers out here because of the freeze at night! No justice........
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,684
Posted By flubbyhog
I have a '10 Anniversary and the rears were real...

I have a '10 Anniversary and the rears were real gritty at around 1300 miles.
They replaced both the rears under warranty and now I have spares at the house, ready and waiting, you might want to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,352
Posted By flubbyhog
My fan was WAY too close to the radiator and was...

My fan was WAY too close to the radiator and was actually rubbing it.:eek1 Loosened the bottom mount screw, installed a plastic washer underneath the fan and secured it with the bolt.
Turns fine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,174
Posted By flubbyhog
I went through the same thing. Every time I get...

I went through the same thing. Every time I get on it, I want to ride on the street less and less. Getting to hate the grind of dodging cars and what they can do to me, I'd rather get on the dirt...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,647
Posted By flubbyhog
I vote for yanking the canister off. When you...

I vote for yanking the canister off. When you get it off (and you will get it off), try blowing through that piece of shit. Now just imagine your tank venting and compensating for fuel levels,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,723
Posted By flubbyhog
Highfive and Toowheels, I can help you here. ...

Highfive and Toowheels, I can help you here.
It's a tip-over float type thing (real technical, I know). It hangs down about 2 inches and is a little pendelum weight that dangles there and shuts...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By flubbyhog
Did you put the tire on correctly with the arrow...

Did you put the tire on correctly with the arrow going the right way? Seen it happen a couple of time.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By flubbyhog
She'd look good with a carbon pipe.:evil

She'd look good with a carbon pipe.:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By flubbyhog
Same problem, solved it with a Leo Vince carbon...

Same problem, solved it with a Leo Vince carbon slip-on, no more problem.:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By flubbyhog
Same thing happened to me after I bought some...

Same thing happened to me after I bought some 'new' synthetic chain lube, turned out to be total shit and my bike stunk for a week.

As for the rev limiter, I usually bang 8-9 grand every day...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By flubbyhog
Got mine in August '10, wife suprised me with it...

Got mine in August '10, wife suprised me with it after drooling after the damn thing and not pulling the trigger myself. Dealer had one, sold it and somehow found another one and she bought it. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,608
Posted By flubbyhog
I'd be really impressed if they left the front...

I'd be really impressed if they left the front brake reservoir plastic tank on.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 195,283
Posted By flubbyhog
Thinking about getting this bike for my wife as...

Thinking about getting this bike for my wife as her first dual purpose. She learned on a Buell Blast and I think this bike would be perfect for her getting her feet wet (or dirty) on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,307
Posted By flubbyhog
The only thing I'd worry about was riding in the...

The only thing I'd worry about was riding in the cold, rain and snow but it doesn't sound like you care about it. I think about selling all my shit and just amassing bikes, kinda jealous really.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,888
Posted By flubbyhog
Same boat here. I have piddled around on dirt...

Same boat here. I have piddled around on dirt bikes a little bit, but when I got the 800GS, I was suddenly hoarding National forest road maps. I was real shy about going out and getting it dirty,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By flubbyhog
Since it just happened after you filled up, I'm...

Since it just happened after you filled up, I'm voting for shitty gas. If I see gas trucks filling up underground tanks at a gas station, I steer clear of that place for that day. Whenever they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By flubbyhog
I think if any damage was going to be done, it...

I think if any damage was going to be done, it would have happened by now. Sounds like you got lucky as long is everything is timed up and check out.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 195,283
Posted By flubbyhog
Thinking about getting this bike for my wife,...

Thinking about getting this bike for my wife, seems like a good jump up from the Buell Blast she has. Can the owner switch between the 2 power modes or does the dealer have to do it? What is the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,842
Posted By flubbyhog
Griz, what is the lower compression mod is this? ...

Griz, what is the lower compression mod is this? I always put in 91-92 octane but you have me wondering now. :hmmmmm
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,853
Posted By flubbyhog
Maybe take it to the dealer and have him check to...

Maybe take it to the dealer and have him check to see if there is any codes on it? You'd think that if it did run for that long and there was a problem that maybe there would be a code flashed for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,379
Posted By flubbyhog
Hmmm, I was thinking about sending mine off over...

Hmmm, I was thinking about sending mine off over the winter break. Will check back on this thread for sure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 32,802
Posted By flubbyhog
My Accelerator Module arrived today after...

My Accelerator Module arrived today after ordering it on the 22nd. It couldn't be easier to put on and it's a much easier to ride starting off, no snatchy throttle and it seems like it's quieter too,...
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