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Forum: Vendors 11-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,907
Posted By WooHoo
Well the XIED is on and has been for a month now....

Well the XIED is on and has been for a month now. In summary it did what I hoped for and will be staying.:D

Bike before - 2010 F800gs with Powercommander, QD headers and muffler (straight through,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By WooHoo
Saw the article in the paper today myself...then...

Saw the article in the paper today myself...then found you reference. The 1942 XA Harley 'Airhead' certainly is not one you see up for sale everyday......
Forum: Vendors 10-14-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,907
Posted By WooHoo
Shipping. Wow

Following Mike's reply above I proceeded to order a unit for my f800 from Nightrider. Ordered on the 8th. Arrived at my house today, the 15th. 7 days would be OK if I was in the US, but I'm in...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,907
Posted By WooHoo
Hi, I've been reading lots about these and...

Hi,
I've been reading lots about these and similar products and think I have a decent understanding of how they work but had a question specific to my needs.

I have a 2010 F800GS. It has an open...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,383
Posted By WooHoo
Thanks Itsatdm, Those spring weights you...

Thanks Itsatdm,

Those spring weights you quoted may be my undoing. I'll see how it goes once I have done the rear as well and taken it for a spin. If I lose the soft portion of the Hyperpro in sag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,383
Posted By WooHoo
Hyperpro 25mm lower with Bitubo cartridge

I have no idea what stock springs are like on a F800gs as mine came with Bitubo fork inserts from the PO.
Even with my porky 95kg I found them too hard, even with the preload turned all the way down...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 31,217
Posted By WooHoo
Another map.

I know the general discussion is now on specifics of dyno runs, but for what it's worth, here is my PCV map which I did say a while ago I'd upload.
This map came with the bike from the PO. The notes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 31,859
Posted By WooHoo
Thanks for the great input. I am reassured that...

Thanks for the great input. I am reassured that the consensus is leave it alone. In real terms if the bmsk sensor does it job and compensates for altitude the end AFR at the injector would be in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 31,859
Posted By WooHoo
Thanks for the replies. My BS sensor is...

Thanks for the replies.

My BS sensor is unfortunately a little worn out from overuse. The bike is not what was described by the salesperson... I went in expecting that, it never is. At this time...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 31,859
Posted By WooHoo
Question on PCV at altitude

Reviving an old thread with a new question hoping to get some thought/advice/confirmation...:norton
I recently bought a 2010 F800GS fitted by the PO with a PowerCommander V, straight-through exhaust...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,249
Posted By WooHoo
I've had a grey, black, white with red highlights...

I've had a grey, black, white with red highlights GS Dry jacket for a couple of months now down here in Sydney Australia and would say it's a great jacket.... unless you need an only jacket for a lot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By WooHoo
Yep. I think there is a lot of variation in the...

Yep. I think there is a lot of variation in the reserve light activation point. My (2010 f800gs) reserve light consistently comes on at ~300km. If I pull over in the next few km to fill up I can only...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-05-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,011
Posted By WooHoo
Top boxes when being rear-ended...

I've been rear-ended a couple of times sitting at red lights/intersections. Both times I ended up sitting on the car bonnet with the bike shot out from under me.... And no more damage then a bit of...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,861
Posted By WooHoo
Left to right

Anything affecting only one side and I would guess carb issues. There is an easy 10 minute check. Swap the carbs left to right. Sure it's not a permanent solution but if the poor running follows the...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By WooHoo
I checked the tap and there's no 'D' or 'H'...

I checked the tap and there's no 'D' or 'H' markings.

In the end I took the cheap option and sat with a right-angle pick, a small brass brush and a can of wd40 and worried the bolts in . Took a...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By WooHoo
Thanks for your trouble datchew, I don't...

Thanks for your trouble datchew,

I don't have the tap handy at present but I'll check tonight to see if there are any 'D' markings. I don't recall seeing any but I really only checked to confirm...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By WooHoo
/2 swingarm threads

I need some ideas on how to clean the female frame threads where the rear swingarm pivot bolts attach on a 55 /2 (Yes. I know it's not an airhead, nor a 'real' /2).

Mine came back from being...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By WooHoo
Bringing a 55 R50 back to life

Life is grand.

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx83/parkmt1/IMG_2307.jpg

Bike is a 55 R50. A present from a loverly wife :raabia (being proud of finally posting something more than two words...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,125
Posted By WooHoo
On then same theme, but half a world away.......

On then same theme, but half a world away.... I'll soon be doing the slingers on a history unknown 1955 R50 my lovely wife surprised me with the other day. While I'm at it I'd like to get the...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By WooHoo
Thanks for the offer Bigfella. I'm only 5km away...

Thanks for the offer Bigfella. I'm only 5km away as the crow flies, down at Jimbaren, but with the wife and kids. Only hired a 'postie' for the day which I think exhausted my leave pass...

My...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By WooHoo
International license for about 20 bucks

Well, I just bought an 'international' riders license for 200,000 rupiah in Bali.

Apparently they cost a lot more if you have too go "back to the station" to sort it out.

Lucky me.:huh

Best...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 22,402
Posted By WooHoo
Well, as I had to leave the ride 2/3 way through...

Well, as I had to leave the ride 2/3 way through I must've got back first, and can say I had a fastastic time on my first real offroad ride.

What a great bunch of guys. Thanks for the help and...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 22,402
Posted By WooHoo
"Reply here those who are interested. " I'm...

"Reply here those who are interested. "

I'm interested and keen (and a total noob).

I've been keeping an eye on these posts and finally the stars are aligned and I have a bit of free time....
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,841
Posted By WooHoo
I have the same symptoms (assuming it's oil and...

I have the same symptoms (assuming it's oil and not water burning) with my 89 R100GS (and previously on /5's.).

I am pretty sure in my case it's caused by the way I park my bikes....

When I get...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,224
Posted By WooHoo
Agree totally.:clap I installed done on my...

Agree totally.:clap

I installed done on my old 60/5. Easy install, well documented and good parts supplied for just about any configuration. I never had a problem in the time I had it (admittedly...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 97,433
Views: 18,485,291
Posted By WooHoo
ElDavo, It's a Roadster 650 -...

ElDavo,

It's a Roadster 650 - http://www.sachs-bikes.de/. I think this model is being withdrawn from the Aussie market and I have heard that the head company in Germany is under administration....
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 97,433
Views: 18,485,291
Posted By WooHoo
Great Engine...

Hey All,

New poster on this thread but I've read about all that has been written here and enjoyed almost all of it. Feel like I kinda know some of you (glad you're OK Dave, been there a few...
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