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Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,496
Posted By LJRAT
Speed indicator is displaying zero along with no...

Speed indicator is displaying zero along with no ODO. but all other functions work perfect.
Yes, I did the reset, but the only thing it did was change wheel size. Is there away to check the wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,496
Posted By LJRAT
Mechanical completely done, then I did the full...

Mechanical completely done, then I did the full electrical conversion per this post but still having difficulty with the speedo, any way i can contact this post author?
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By LJRAT
650X ABS Removal

Has anyone had any success removing the ABS on a 650X??:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,496
Posted By LJRAT
ABS Removal

Anyone have a successful time removing the ABS from their bike?
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By LJRAT
own one, absolutely love it, takes some tinkering...

own one, absolutely love it, takes some tinkering to make it run correct
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By LJRAT
650X Challenge ABS Removal

Anyone have info on removing the ABS on an Xchallenge. Need help with the speedo
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 58,276
Posted By LJRAT
2007 Super moto ...

2007 Super moto
http://ljrat.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-xRQTGQH/0/S/new%20bmw%20001-S.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,138
Posted By LJRAT
Remus & TI

U might have noticed my exhaust comments, I have a remus like this on all my BMWs but the HP2. The F800s get Remus can with QD header! Very light and clears most skid plates! My exhausts have been on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,081
Posted By LJRAT
1200 is very smooth, 800 is somewhat buzzy at...

1200 is very smooth, 800 is somewhat buzzy at speed but tuning and gearing can all but eliminate MOST of the annoying bit.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,138
Posted By LJRAT
Got a deal on Braking wave rotors

Got a deal on Braking wave rotors
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,138
Posted By LJRAT
Actual weights from scale at work

Actual weights from scale at work
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,871
Posted By LJRAT
I have a full exhaust balanced with a free...

I have a full exhaust balanced with a free flowing foam filter and the booster plug! NO POP!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,081
Posted By LJRAT
Good answer, Its a perplexing question. My first...

Good answer, Its a perplexing question. My first Adventure Tourer was a 1968 CL350, so an F8 is definitely a Rolls Royce-Caddy compared to that bike !
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,541
Posted By LJRAT
QD header with Remus can. Great weight savings...

QD header with Remus can. Great weight savings and runs great!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,138
Posted By LJRAT
1. Started lighter than most to begin with, me...

1. Started lighter than most to begin with, me ain't got no stinking ABS. Less weight, less filling, less get-offs! -5.5#s
2. I don't ever, ever, EVER, Did I say Ever, ride two up so ditched the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,081
Posted By LJRAT
Ditto for me, I use the F8 for EVERYTHING. Had an...

Ditto for me, I use the F8 for EVERYTHING. Had an R1200GS before my F8 and yes it is a great bike but if i had to choose and as uncle sam is putting me to pasture and I can only afford one, it will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,138
Posted By LJRAT
I took 22 lbs off my F8GS but that still wont...

I took 22 lbs off my F8GS but that still wont help when ur pinned under it. Hell my ultralight TE511 is still a lot of weight when ur under it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,690
Posted By LJRAT
Why don't u just upgrade to the R1200 brake...

Why don't u just upgrade to the R1200 brake reservoir???
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,690
Posted By LJRAT
Why don't u just upgrade to the R1200 brake...

Why don't u just upgrade to the R1200 brake reservoir???
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-18-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,517
Posted By LJRAT
F8 folks are unique soul riders. no gizmos...

F8 folks are unique soul riders. no gizmos needed! chain drive, fixed suspension, simple instruments and ride the crap out type of bike.

Border to border, coast to coast, won't ride anything else...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,878
Posted By LJRAT
Y'All know I have played the exhaust game quite a...

Y'All know I have played the exhaust game quite a bit with my F-8. Three exhaust systems later I can say with full honesty: "More power less filling! Just remebr that this is a big soffisticated air...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By LJRAT
Sure

Sure., what u looking at?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By LJRAT
Husky EFI 449/511

New Husky owners chime in!
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By LJRAT
Husky EFI 449/511

Didn't see a Husky 449/510/511 thread here so i am volunterring :eek1 to manage a thread here if I can figure all the techno stuff out to do it. I am guessing the first issue is to confirm there is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,009
Posted By LJRAT
Happen to be an expert on this issue and the...

Happen to be an expert on this issue and the resident F 800 GS know-it-all.

Had a new 1200 and wore it out. Rode the Orange drink for awhile but the beemer dealer was MUCH better. Sold the 950...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,749
Posted By LJRAT
exhaust

Remus exhaust header only. Interferred with the skid guard. Replaced it with a QD with added bonus of better torque!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,446
Posted By LJRAT
good to go

I've answered this several times, I've had RT on my GS for 1.5 years and so far it still is the bomb-diggity for the GS.

r-j2
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,603
Posted By LJRAT
I'm in but haven't figure out the payment

I'm in but haven't figure out the payment
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,055
Posted By LJRAT
stupid money

All in I have $22,000 in the bike as shown in the "Finally Done" thread.

And of all the bikes I could choose to ride, I get on that little ole 800 every f-in time!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Hope this helps

Hope this helps
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Don't mind chattin it up all! I had a problem...

Don't mind chattin it up all! I had a problem with one of those "Rivet nuts" in the subframe the week I brought the bike home. I needed to remove the subframe. In doing so I was disappointed in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Sorry to say i don't have pics but i can sketch...

Sorry to say i don't have pics but i can sketch up what I did and PDF it here - I think!?!?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Reasonable thought. Didn't take it off - ordered...

Reasonable thought. Didn't take it off - ordered it that way. Did take it off on the last GS as I got pitched twice. Actual a change of wheels and sprocket carrier to my spares wheels with knobblies...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Nah, Did on the last GS but this one I ordered...

Nah, Did on the last GS but this one I ordered without it. Its not hard to remove if you're mechanical.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
yea, sure, I'll get it this weekend. The storage...

yea, sure, I'll get it this weekend. The storage box, regulator and brake reservior are all the same bracket.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,143
Posted By LJRAT
Finally Done

Took some time and moola (that I don't usually have) but this is the end of serious tweeking on my F8

Changes:

Rear sub-frame strengthened and rear sets removed.
Custom rear bag mount for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,284
Posted By LJRAT
look ma no pegs

310676

Look ma no buddy pegs! Maybe because I gots no buddies!

Hey if you want a quick replacement use the bolt on units from an R1100S
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,197
Views: 2,879,117
Posted By LJRAT
Conti Road-attacks. I used these for rides that...

Conti Road-attacks. I used these for rides that are heavy pavement like when My brothers show-up on their sport bikes and wanna head two states away for the day!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 71,529
Posted By LJRAT
I think its finished

Very stealth - frankin bike!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,165
Posted By LJRAT
Chain wax

A quality chain wax every 500 miles or as deemed necessary by your riding type
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