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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,492
Posted By Olvi
Just installing the toy. I noticed that there are...

Just installing the toy. I noticed that there are green dots at the friction plates but installation manual doesn't say a word for they meaning. Do they indicate the installation direction somehow...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,122
Posted By Olvi
If you haven't noticed yet, there are two...

If you haven't noticed yet, there are two structural version of 09. Dakar is noticeably stiffer than the regular one - also to put on and take off.

I have had no problems spooning either. May...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By Olvi
Did SS in Feb (in winter in freezing temps)....

Did SS in Feb (in winter in freezing temps). Stages (or legs in IBA language) were about 250...300 km (don't know what it is in prehistoric units). Riding around 100 km/h with studded tires (studs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Olvi
May not be directly connected to super...

May not be directly connected to super convenient, 10 minute rear wheel swap, but how about the side and center stands?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 57,343
Posted By Olvi
Since z1enterprises is a US company, I need to...

Since z1enterprises is a US company, I need to find some place to purchase one in Europe. So master link is supplied by K&L, right? I can find a lot of master links but they are for some Suzuki and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,370
Posted By Olvi
The paved roads have also all kinds of bumps and...

The paved roads have also all kinds of bumps and pits and with the original front suspension that is the worst possible surface for this case.

But yes, in any case, the bearings should last...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,370
Posted By Olvi
In my opinion the problem for this is the crap...

In my opinion the problem for this is the crap front suspension. The main reason is the absurd preload it has making it non-sensitive. Those small pot holes, stones, curbs etc. bang the steering head...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,111
Posted By Olvi
The only disadvantage is the lost of control...

The only disadvantage is the lost of control ("feedback from the bike") to the bike when riding gravel, trails and so on. Otherwise it is perfect buddy for your ass and genitals - when adjusted...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,292
Posted By Olvi
Hmm, couple of dudes I know had Wilbers on their...

Hmm, couple of dudes I know had Wilbers on their bikes. Both has blown at least ones (because of long-lasting stress) so I didn't take the same path. Pavement they may handle but if you put load and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,292
Posted By Olvi
Yes, they are made by Tractive. And unfortunately...

Yes, they are made by Tractive. And unfortunately Touratech made them pricey. But, before you compare Tractive (Touratech) and Ohlins, take the same level model. Even the basic Tractive shock is high...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,292
Posted By Olvi
This prealod graph is what I'm planning to do. I...

This prealod graph is what I'm planning to do. I will do this in more detailed with my normal basic load (me, riding gear and backpack with hydration and minor tools) and then with my normal travel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,292
Posted By Olvi
There was no need since a stayed with the...

There was no need since a stayed with the original travel at the front suspension and this shock is by default set to correspond that.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,292
Posted By Olvi
Touratech (Tractive) Extreme

I have been riding Extreme almost year now (summer and winter). I think I haven't got the best out of it yet because the change was so big that I have to learn to ride again and find the adjustment...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,011
Posted By Olvi
ABS goes of at higher speeds

Mine 2008 800GS does so that when the speed goes over 100 km/h (likely 120 km/h), ABS goes off. I haven't figured out, what causes this phenomena.

I ride off-road quite a bit. Also I have done...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By Olvi
First I shivered the forks and put Ohlins...

First I shivered the forks and put Ohlins springs. Even with too thick oil and not yet adjusted shim stacks it is:clap:clap:clap. Cost about $350.

After couple of months I got Tractive Extreme....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By Olvi
I doubt. I would bet on key detector ring - the...

I doubt. I would bet on key detector ring - the ring around the lock. Known to fail. I have always a spare one at the bike.

When you turn the key to ignition (put power on), key is not yet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By Olvi
You will.

You will.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By Olvi
No, nothing. The only pain in the ass was to play...

No, nothing. The only pain in the ass was to play with the cable ties (at least the one behind the connector).

As far as I know this device is just a stupid potentiometer with no brains what so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Olvi
Is it the same kind of sound as when you turn...

Is it the same kind of sound as when you turn iginition on? At least my bike has done that as long as I remember.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By Olvi
Just connect red and white. Brown can be left...

Just connect red and white. Brown can be left alone, no need to do anything on that. It worked fine for me for few months and then I desided that enough scary moments and installed new one. It really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By Olvi
With original rim width (4.25) Mefo is bearly...

With original rim width (4.25) Mefo is bearly rounded, almost flat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,680
Posted By Olvi
I am an idiot, I know, but can someone tell me,...

I am an idiot, I know, but can someone tell me, what is the brand of this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
For me there is no such thing as an idiot/stupid...

For me there is no such thing as an idiot/stupid questions or so. I'm willing to share by knowledge and experiences and I hope others will also do so.

May be my English is not adequate, but what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
In my case the battery was brand new, totally OK...

In my case the battery was brand new, totally OK and loaded. Before repairing stator, bike barely started or didn't. After putting repaired stator back, it fired up in a second of pushing the button....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,520
Posted By Olvi
OK. BMW has taken actions to cooling issue. I'm...

OK. BMW has taken actions to cooling issue. I'm still wondering, does stator have too much epoxy (or whatever is the material) they put to hold winding in place. Does it need those extra couple...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
Have to say that I'm not familiar how regulator...

Have to say that I'm not familiar how regulator can affect on this. I have thought that it is just regulating power coming out of the alternator. My bike was running on battery, obviously. How...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
Confirmed. Just put re-winded stator back in...

Confirmed. Just put re-winded stator back in place and everything works just fine. All the sh*t engine did was all about the busted stator. It is claimed that the only symptom of a dead stator is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,520
Posted By Olvi
It is a safety issues - may not be at interstate...

It is a safety issues - may not be at interstate but in a city. For me this "phenomena" gave some horror situations at crossroads (or is it junction).

When approaching one and engine braking, bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,520
Posted By Olvi
Just to throw reckless idea on the table. I...

Just to throw reckless idea on the table. I haven't checked yet but would F650GS/Dakar stator fit/work? At least the spare part number is not the same as with F800.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
Yes, check this out...

Yes, check this out (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18586658&postcount=370)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,520
Posted By Olvi
Not under warranty but I'll see some other...

Not under warranty but I'll see some other option. In Europe and especially in our country, warranty doesn't tell all. Here counts also an expected life span of a product (product Liability) and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
Dead stator. Winding in contact with stator frame...

Dead stator. Winding in contact with stator frame (or whatever is the proper term).
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,520
Posted By Olvi
Add me to the list. One pole completely out of...

Add me to the list. One pole completely out of insulation. And look how dry. It is near the connection to the wires going out of stator. We tested the bike day before opening the cover and now it was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,653,811
Posted By Olvi
Short brake after having some fun on the Kuzomen...

Short brake after having some fun on the Kuzomen beach at the Kola Peninsula.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-csIfDBfL8Is/TnT1VzTMr3I/AAAAAAAABN0/zWXXvnDF4jo/s800/Kuzomen3.JPG...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,211
Posted By Olvi
I have a personal experience about this bobble...

I have a personal experience about this bobble reservoir and its benefits. Last autumn I dropped my bike (yeah, again) sideways on a rocky trail. Integrated reservoir/cylinder would have been busted...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,000
Posted By Olvi
OK Hicks, if you compare these two products only...

OK Hicks, if you compare these two products only by way you stated earlier, you have destroyed our own case. Obviously you go after bling-bling by stating that Scottoiler looks better. If that is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,491
Posted By Olvi
and gathers dust and dirt to increase stickiness...

and gathers dust and dirt to increase stickiness and wear....

If you want to lubricate those parts or levers, use dry film lubricants like LE Almasol Dry Film Lubricant.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,000
Posted By Olvi
Just been laughing my ass out on this topic:poser...

Just been laughing my ass out on this topic:poser


Well, this got my attention. Will definitely wait for your reply :lurk.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
It doesn't. So let's talk about idling crab :rofl

It doesn't. So let's talk about idling crab :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By Olvi
Stupid forum tools. You can't change/correct the...

Stupid forum tools. You can't change/correct the topic idle you created :huh
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