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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By twistdgas
I think it's as simple as, the plastic tank...

I think it's as simple as, the plastic tank stretches and contracts just like a regular 5 gallon jug would when it has gas in it. KISS METHOD ( keep it simple stupid )
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,355
Posted By twistdgas
I can't believe someone posted this and that they...

I can't believe someone posted this and that they actually believe it,

"this is how I look at it..... both bikes started as the same concept, a 800cc ADV bike with 21/17.. BMW put a twin in it and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,355
Posted By twistdgas
??? $200 for a 20k service ??? BMW Dealership...

??? $200 for a 20k service ??? BMW Dealership wanted $700 for my 20k service. I had a trusted generic motorcycle shop do it for $220.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By twistdgas
I would understand this illustration if we were...

I would understand this illustration if we were talking about sports cars. However the same principle can't be used on a bike because of lean angles. And if you did in a curve the bias ply tire would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By twistdgas
There is only 7 pieces on the bike that are...

There is only 7 pieces on the bike that are painted. I have had my bike grey, burnt orange, and now charcoal. Takes 30 minutes to take them off and 30 to reassemble. All pieces are cleaned, sanded,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By twistdgas
I read in this forum where a few recommended not...

I read in this forum where a few recommended not running anything less than 28psi. I think the least I've ever run is 32psi and I haven't dented a rim to date.

I run 28 psi all the time. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By twistdgas
Know doubt Woody's wheels are the best. Not...

Know doubt Woody's wheels are the best. Not arguing that point. I am not some novice rider that likes to post how too's on line while my bike sits in my heated garage covered in a electric blanket...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By twistdgas
$3000? for a set of wheels? I have a 09 f800gs...

$3000? for a set of wheels? I have a 09 f800gs and the thought of 3k on a set of wheels is crazy. If you need those wheels to keep from bending your original rims then you bought the wrong bike for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By twistdgas
I have 98,590 miles on my 09. Original Clutch....

I have 98,590 miles on my 09. Original Clutch. Still like new. Only issue with the bike ever is two stators. ( 45k and 92k ). Two sets of wheel bearings around that same mileage, and one set of head...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,197
Views: 2,877,374
Posted By twistdgas
But it looks like you could have crossed where...

But it looks like you could have crossed where all those people are standing
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,630
Posted By twistdgas
This makes my head hurt.

This makes my head hurt.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By twistdgas
Thanks for the input. I'm going to try cutting...

Thanks for the input. I'm going to try cutting the converter skin open while still on the bike with a cutting disc. Then pill it open enough to remove the restricting honeycomb pieces. Then simply...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,630
Posted By twistdgas
Dead on!!! Stock 17" rear is popularly a 150/70....

Dead on!!! Stock 17" rear is popularly a 150/70. Going to a 18" rear is probably done only to increase your tire options for a more aggressive offroad capability. Thus the 18" knobbies will be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By twistdgas
Catalitic Converter Removed

I want to do this to mine. I have an Akropovic exhaust and i want it louder and perhaps a little more performance. Pix and opinions from those that have done this will be appreciated.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,073
Posted By twistdgas
My bike is a 09 with 98700 miles. Figure that up...

My bike is a 09 with 98700 miles. Figure that up per year. Lol
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,591
Posted By twistdgas
97,988 miles. Nothing major done to it. Just...

97,988 miles. Nothing major done to it. Just typical maintenance. Stator twice. Water pump once. Starter at 96,500. Couple head bairings, new rear shock at 92,000. Ready to ride across the country....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,302
Posted By twistdgas
Will the rekluse clutch allow you to jump start...

Will the rekluse clutch allow you to jump start your bike in case of battery failure? It would be a huge disappointment for me if you couldn't. That might keep me from purchasing one
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 638,430
Posted By twistdgas
Retail is $850. That is crazy. That windshield...

Retail is $850. That is crazy. That windshield looks amazing but who in there right mind would pay that kind of money for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 77,593
Posted By twistdgas
You mean exactly identical to the Heidenau K60?

You mean exactly identical to the Heidenau K60?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,302
Posted By twistdgas
I have been thinking of getting a rekluse clutch...

I have been thinking of getting a rekluse clutch for my f800gs. Main reason is so I can do more technical single track. As everyone here knows 1st gear is useless in the ruff stuff without eating...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,539
Posted By twistdgas
I have 98,860 miles on my 09. Still running...

I have 98,860 miles on my 09. Still running strong:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,982
Posted By twistdgas
Awesome. Lmao

Awesome. Lmao
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,982
Posted By twistdgas
Don't think it's a different income base. We're...

Don't think it's a different income base. We're not talking about a $50000 motorcycle. Everyone I ride with has what would be considered lower end dual sports, but all of them could easily afford...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,982
Posted By twistdgas
Wife wanted to start riding. O yea, she wanted to...

Wife wanted to start riding. O yea, she wanted to be comfortable too
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,535
Posted By twistdgas
Sounds good. I live 1 mile from Nantahala Outdoor...

Sounds good. I live 1 mile from Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City NC. Miles and miles of single track for your bike. I ride too. Rafting on the Nantahala River and only 20 minutes from the Tail...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,535
Posted By twistdgas
Cry Maybe it's just me. But I live in some very...

Maybe it's just me. But I live in some very rough country. Smokey Mountains of NC. A lot of our trails are difficult even on my CRF 450X. Rocky, steep pig trails some would say. Very steep and off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,535
Posted By twistdgas
Why? A lot most people research before they buy....

Why? A lot most people research before they buy. I did didn't you? I'm saying don't let the small difference in weight persuade someone in getting the re 200 when they are really wanting a more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,982
Posted By twistdgas
I had the best suspension money could buy on my...

I had the best suspension money could buy on my last bike (2010 klr) at a whopping $800 spent. Greatly improved the bike. Bought a 09 f800gs and I'm happy with the bike, but very disappointed that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By twistdgas
Hi mileage?

I have 98,000 miles on my 09. MILES NOT KM. Replaced stator and regulator twice. About 45k miles on average for replacing each. Wheel bairings, steering head bairings, and a few other obvious...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,535
Posted By twistdgas
I must say that the new R1200gs does look very...

I must say that the new R1200gs does look very trim.. Past one today and I thought it was a taller f650 until I got beside it. Looks very narrow in the front end, plus the 14 has a few added ponies....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,535
Posted By twistdgas
Go with the f800gs. I have 97650 miles on my 09....

Go with the f800gs. I have 97650 miles on my 09. Thats right almost 100k. Only issues were 2 regulators, and a starter at 96,900 miles. Plus regular service of course. So the BIG BOXER will not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,033
Posted By twistdgas
Thin Blue Line Seats

I have a 09 f800gs and I took the stock seat and turned it into a 600 plus mile a day saddle. I am a law enforcement officer and have ridden bikes all my life. I build dual sport seats as a side job....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By twistdgas
It's ok. You can explain it fast, I will just...

It's ok. You can explain it fast, I will just read it slowly
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,785
Posted By twistdgas
I have 97,000 miles on my 09. That's right miles...

I have 97,000 miles on my 09. That's right miles not kilometers
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By twistdgas
TKC-80 makes the only front tire knobby 120/70/17...

TKC-80 makes the only front tire knobby 120/70/17 for a 17" rim.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 729,666
Posted By twistdgas
Why would anyone put a low front fender on a dirt...

Why would anyone put a low front fender on a dirt bike? I own a 640 Adventure and thats the way mine came. Changed it as soon as I got it. I have watched hundreds of videos where a little mud on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,449
Posted By twistdgas
I must be the exception to the rule. I purchased...

I must be the exception to the rule. I purchased a seat for my 640 Adventure back in the winter. Looked good, but after putting nearly 1000 miles in the saddle, always thinking it would get better,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9,540
Views: 2,174,002
Posted By twistdgas
Spend the money on the High Fender kit. Removing...

Spend the money on the High Fender kit. Removing one disk is the worst thing to do IMHO. Braking suffers terribly. Their just ok now, but before they were Awesome.
Hoping braided lines help.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By twistdgas
CDI..... Had similar issue on my 2000 640...

CDI..... Had similar issue on my 2000 640 Adventure
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 63,257
Posted By twistdgas
Back to tires. Has any one ran the MOTOZ...

Back to tires. Has any one ran the MOTOZ Tractionator? at least I think thats what its called. Some guy on youtube swares that he got nearly 5000 miles out of the rear, and it still had 1/4 inch...
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