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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By MTrider16
You should probably check out the comments in...

You should probably check out the comments in Fark Spring Rates thread.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By MTrider16
Ah, that's sweet. Group hug! :flug:rogue

Ah, that's sweet. Group hug! :flug:rogue
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By MTrider16
I imagine it is difficult to keep a good oil film...

I imagine it is difficult to keep a good oil film no matter how much grease is in the bearing if the bearing is too tight. However with your suspension working all the time, there should be some...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By MTrider16
Hard telling what the story is with him. ...

Hard telling what the story is with him.

Anyway, if you new guys are wondering, itsatdm and others did a fair amount of testing that you can see in suspension threads in the sticky list. I think...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By MTrider16
And, itsatdm is out. :huh You are so mean...

And, itsatdm is out. :huh You are so mean Loutre.

Considering Cory's (Camel ADV) riding, i wouldn't want to install springs with a higher rate than Cory uses on my first try. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By MTrider16
I'm having problems with mine, and am planning to...

I'm having problems with mine, and am planning to take them appart this winter. The idea of wear over time with little or no grease makes sense, however I don't think a grease zerk is the best...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By MTrider16
I would definately do #1. I've been able to...

I would definately do #1. I've been able to shift weight forward and induce a high speed wobble by turning up the preload on the rear shock and raising the forks a little. However you are doing...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 33,491
Posted By MTrider16
Nice Matrix quote there. :wink:

Nice Matrix quote there. :wink:
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,675
Posted By MTrider16
:rofl Doc is going to love that card! ...

:rofl

Doc is going to love that card!

Merry Christmas.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By MTrider16
This thread...

This thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=415604) has a links to a number of the old "How To" threads that you might find useful. There are a number of suspension threads from some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By MTrider16
That doesn't seem to make sense. I ordered...

That doesn't seem to make sense.

I ordered the pig-tail wires for my Garmin Montana and wired it into a powerlet male connector. You'd think if a constant draw would keep the Canbus on, the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 186,540
Posted By MTrider16
Well, enjoying the report. I had to go find out...

Well, enjoying the report. I had to go find out where you were spending all your free time since you haven't been in Parrallel Twins. Looks like an epic project to me. :lurk:bow
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,575
Posted By MTrider16
This thread looks subscription worthy. :wink: ...

This thread looks subscription worthy. :wink:

Looks like you are going to have some fun with this.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By MTrider16
PM Gadget Boy (GB) See the link to his personal...

PM Gadget Boy (GB) See the link to his personal statistics in the header of the forum.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By MTrider16
And to think there is this nice little thread...

And to think there is this nice little thread which is still hanging on the front page.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423227
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By MTrider16
Why don't you post up in "Laying Down Tracks"? ...

Why don't you post up in "Laying Down Tracks"?

My older spot will do everything but 2.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 71,998
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3:lol3 LittleWan brought up the koolaid. ...

:lol3:lol3 LittleWan brought up the koolaid. lol But you OSO's definately know how to get the most out of your orange beasties.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
I think BMW owners feel like if they pay premium...

I think BMW owners feel like if they pay premium price there should be premium factory support. However, anymore, the F8GS is probably not a premium price. Plus this expectation raises the bar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,830
Posted By MTrider16
Just for reference, I guess I consider this video...

Just for reference, I guess I consider this video to be normal engine starting noise. You might hear the cam chain for half a second.

Youtube Link - '09 F800GS Starting...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,524
Posted By MTrider16
Your turbo cooling capacity may be comprimised...

Your turbo cooling capacity may be comprimised some using oil instead of water. This is a statement based only on theory. Water can transport about 2 times the amount of heat that oil does.

Have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By MTrider16
lol. It must be nice for ID to have such a fount...

lol. It must be nice for ID to have such a fount of wisdom to the east. :D

Nah, just BSing until the geniuses show up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: Turn it upside down. Should be easier...

:wink: Turn it upside down. Should be easier than changing the oil in the 990R you have in your sig line.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 71,998
Posted By MTrider16
Well I'm here for the report finally....

Well I'm here for the report finally. :wings:lurk:lurk

Not going to drink the koolaid though. No sir. :patch:patch

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By MTrider16
LOL, yep. Guilty as charged.

LOL, yep. Guilty as charged.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
I concur. My Vario's did take a couple good hits...

I concur. My Vario's did take a couple good hits before they gave up the ghost. I've since gone to the Wolfman's, but bought thier racks before their welder retired. Not sure what I would do now....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By MTrider16
Have you seen the links in the "Thread Index" at...

Have you seen the links in the "Thread Index" at the top of the page?

Here is a link to one of the threads listed in there. This shows how people mod their stock seats.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
That's exactly how I would describe it.

That's exactly how I would describe it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
I have only added aux lights, not change out the...

I have only added aux lights, not change out the main for aftermarket. That is why I directed you to that link.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By MTrider16
Google works wonders. ...

Google works wonders.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770662
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
I have no idea what that picture is, however the...

I have no idea what that picture is, however the electronics on this bike are canbus and have smart monitoring of end devices. If the load or feedback from the headlight is not with in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
3 years if I remember right. 2009 is out of...

3 years if I remember right. 2009 is out of warranty. Warranty was not all that people expected either if you read very much in this section. I wouldn't buy again expecting much from warranty.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,219
Posted By MTrider16
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=706033


Try this thread.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By MTrider16
A couple threads from someone who did some...

A couple threads from someone who did some testing.

The synopsis, very minor powergains, and the BMW semi-intelligent ECU tends to cover up any modifications to the air fuel programing.

Dyno PC...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 153,824
Posted By MTrider16
Good luck with that *PRISTINE* bit. On the other...

Good luck with that *PRISTINE* bit. On the other hand, it's always good to get that first scratch out of the way so you can ride without worrying about the resale value.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By MTrider16
I dunno, seems like some tweakage would be...

I dunno, seems like some tweakage would be expected. Sounds like you were pretty close.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By MTrider16
35-40 is the bottom end of my Darrin 'Stich...

35-40 is the bottom end of my Darrin 'Stich (pants, coat, and liner) Not sure if a heated seat would help enough or a vest might be a better option for your amperage usage. On the '09 F8GS I count...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,871
Posted By MTrider16
Ashton probably has cable so locals have options...

Ashton probably has cable so locals have options for Internet. However, not all the towers will give you 3G.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-30-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 655,520
Posted By MTrider16
And it begins again..... :lurk:lurk

And it begins again.....

:lurk:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 153,824
Posted By MTrider16
I've only used the TKC and it was a pain to spoon...

I've only used the TKC and it was a pain to spoon on by hand. Pretty reasonable grip on the highway. I try to avoid mud, as ours is gumbo and any bike gets mired badly in this crap.

Seems to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By MTrider16
We obviously ride different typse of terrian. ...

We obviously ride different typse of terrian. However, the problem with reducing the air pressure is the hard hits, like when you are surprised by a rock or cattle gaurd in your line. This wll give...
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