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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,456
Posted By ADVCanuck
Just what I was about to say Pete7874 - kinda...

Just what I was about to say Pete7874 - kinda puzzled why the mechanic would say that otherwise....

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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By ADVCanuck
Hellaroius (purposely misspelled) Sandbogg! ...

Hellaroius (purposely misspelled) Sandbogg!

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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By ADVCanuck
Perfect - thanks Morro - 'zactly where it ended...

Perfect - thanks Morro - 'zactly where it ended up! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By ADVCanuck
Thanks all - took a guess and stuck it where I...

Thanks all - took a guess and stuck it where I think it goes - will have a peek at next GS I see to compare - thx.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By ADVCanuck
Thanks - I figured - anyone have a pic as to...

Thanks - I figured - anyone have a pic as to where? Left side hole on rear of panel, as seen while sitting on bike?

Pix appreciated!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By ADVCanuck
Guess where this part goes...

I washed my bike the other day, and when I was tidying up, I found this on the ground under the bike (2013 F800GS).
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,831
Posted By ADVCanuck
Interested too... Sent from my Transformer...

Interested too...

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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADVCanuck
Looks like the 2014 model details are set -...

Looks like the 2014 model details are set - electronics changes as already described to the F800GS (Dynamic performance package), and possible colour changes for F700GS - not triple black for NA but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,760
Posted By ADVCanuck
The way I see it, a wear item that's unwarranted...

The way I see it, a wear item that's unwarranted is open for a dealer to express goodwill when it fails prematurely. When in that position, talking to a service manager and striking a deal (when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By ADVCanuck
Has levelling out the seat (so it's not as much...

Has levelling out the seat (so it's not as much as "saddle") helped with numb nuts? Mine were SOOO numb on my trip down to Washington/Oregon this summer!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,456
Posted By ADVCanuck
Gott im Himmel!

That Wilburs PDF linked to from the beemershop site is ONE hard doc to follow!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By ADVCanuck
Some pix here

At least on Sertao - should give u an idea...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=878732&referrerid=277461
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By ADVCanuck
Sure enough - think BMW could take some style...

Sure enough - think BMW could take some style points away from that design! :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By ADVCanuck
Ahh - good points all - heard the same about CF,...

Ahh - good points all - heard the same about CF, even though most cans seem to have CF end caps, so you're damned that way...and the titanium, which I believe looks wicked, is pretty well double the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By ADVCanuck
Or maybe titanium, like the Akrapovic?...

Or maybe titanium, like the Akrapovic?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By ADVCanuck
I do too - I know the OEM can is "perfectly...

I do too - I know the OEM can is "perfectly functional", but I love the look, lighter weight and slightly freeer breathing afforded by the aftermarket ones. Is it me or is it shorter?

A more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,279
Posted By ADVCanuck
52 :thumb

52 :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,369
Posted By ADVCanuck
Got curious so searched E-Bay and there are lots...

Got curious so searched E-Bay and there are lots of right angle offerings. Once my warranty is up, I'm in!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By ADVCanuck
Jeez - now I'm thinking of one too! Want a DS...

Jeez - now I'm thinking of one too! Want a DS helmet - looking at Shoei's, AGV....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,369
Posted By ADVCanuck
C5! did here - under the seat with the Golan...

C5! did here - under the seat with the Golan Mini: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20628321&postcount=54
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,369
Posted By ADVCanuck
That Holley unit is the bee's knees! Nice compact...

That Holley unit is the bee's knees! Nice compact filter - looks like it's small enough to tuck in out of the way quite nicely. The only question is adapting the 3/8" to the BMW lines...

This...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By ADVCanuck
The Yosh has my vote. Saving shekels as I speak.

The Yosh has my vote. Saving shekels as I speak.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By ADVCanuck
Hey Chris - yeah - the white ones look kewlest....

Hey Chris - yeah - the white ones look kewlest. Also, yes, some offroading with the bike here but probably have done more over the years with a 4 by. Was going to get a copy of the Vancouver Islands...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By ADVCanuck
Essentially, yes, but nice band supplied with...

Essentially, yes, but nice band supplied with shield. High quality.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,653
Posted By ADVCanuck
Werd.

Werd.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By ADVCanuck
GL Hot Springs heat shield installed on my F800GS...

GL Hot Springs heat shield installed on my F800GS - maybe you can use more than one?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,745
Posted By ADVCanuck
A definite ++1 on the GL bags - I have a Great...

A definite ++1 on the GL bags - I have a Great Basin and loaded it up for this year's Rally at the Gorge, and held up most excellently on the lower part of the WABDR, especially when I dumped it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By ADVCanuck
To my knowledge, Suzuki didn't change anything...

To my knowledge, Suzuki didn't change anything when they did the 2012 revamp in suspension terms except that front spring preload was increased and the rear shock got a heavier spring and about a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By ADVCanuck
FWIW, I would choose the F700 before a V-Strom -...

FWIW, I would choose the F700 before a V-Strom - I've owned a V-Strom - and although it's valiant when running off-road, I think it's truly best suited to backroads and light-gravel, or slabs.

My...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,779
Posted By ADVCanuck
Those look SWEET!!!

Those look SWEET!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 67,345
Posted By ADVCanuck
Thanks very much, Gordy - EPM sure seems to be...

Thanks very much, Gordy - EPM sure seems to be the best source! Interesting that you mentioned dive, at least initial dive - a lot of other posts suggest that the dive is eliminated, but knowing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 67,345
Posted By ADVCanuck
It helps a quite a bit, thanks! Except I have no...

It helps a quite a bit, thanks! Except I have no desire to lower my bike, so my point of comparison is the standard kit versus HD, not the -50mm - so that begs the question that the lowering...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 67,345
Posted By ADVCanuck
Good reference for HD set versus normal?

Does anyone have a definitive reference for the distinctions between the Hyperpro HD versus "normal" spring sets, other than the HD is designed for a "large tank"...I have a 2013 800 so not even sure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By ADVCanuck
I appreciate all of the good information -...

I appreciate all of the good information - ADVrider can always be counted on as a good group info resource. :deal

I really like the look of the 2013 side covers and fairing side panels are the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By ADVCanuck
Thanks, but ummmm....not much of an answer? ...

Thanks, but ummmm....not much of an answer?

For background - I have some (now) less than perfect body pieces, and am thinking about the "future", so trying to decide on when to pull the trigger on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By ADVCanuck
How long do Dealers carry parts for?

I'm generally aware that auto dealers carry parts for their brands for up to 10 years, but what about BMW Motorrad?

How long would the dealer's channel carry, say, body parts for a '13 F800GS? Or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,764
Posted By ADVCanuck
Although Mid-grade suffices according to my...

Although Mid-grade suffices according to my manual - I run premium - generally from either Chevron or Costco.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,534
Posted By ADVCanuck
Revived thread to see if advances in seat design/materials help...

My junk (mainly twig, but berries too) was going numb during an extended trip (on and off road) on my F800GS - low seat - read up and found similar information to the above about the effects of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,456
Posted By ADVCanuck
Hmmm - it seems to me that the only place to be...

Hmmm - it seems to me that the only place to be concerned about is addressed by the GL heat shield? :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 188,774
Posted By ADVCanuck
Strange - my dealer swapped in a low seat as a...

Strange - my dealer swapped in a low seat as a n/c change when I bought my 2013 GS...
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