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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By 20Fingers
12K Done, Valves in Spec...so?

Will shoot a clip, just had its 12K valve adjust service, questioned the tech, they said most of the bikes are a bit noisy up top...however, mines excessive. So, post a clip soon as I can...thanks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By 20Fingers
Noisy Top End on my F800GS

Okay, I know, noises are hard as hell to diagnose live, but I need to try at least!

Sounds like an older inline six (pic jeep, ford truck, etc) with loose valves, a ticking sound at idle, raunchy...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,580
Posted By 20Fingers
Not everyone experiences it!

I have heard this from several riders, but most experience some sort of low-pitch hum or actual vibration and depending on their sensitivity to this, they can live with it or not. Generally, people...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,580
Posted By 20Fingers
Wink Please Take Care 'Hacking' the XD4's Peak

Not sure if you are joking, but adding a stiffer leading edge without adding too much weight is how this thread began.

My latest experiment:
Use a thick bicycle or even a motorcycle spoke, cut...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By 20Fingers
Use GoJo!

Okay riders, listen up, no nonsense cleaning of grease! USE GoJo hand cleaner! Its cheap and does the job really well!

Sop it onto the spokes and rim, rub it around with finders (gloved, of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By 20Fingers
Beta 95 Techno

I am thinking my Beta 95 Techno with a few studz will do the trick this year! :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By 20Fingers
Best Low Seat for 2013F800GS???

Since we love comfort, whats the best low-seat for the 2k13F800GS??? or, a link to another discussion on this topic.:D
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 271,646
Posted By 20Fingers
Jack Doodly Squat!

MY ADV garage was EMPTY today...out riding in perfect weather! However, on Wed last week I:
-Installed a Baeher Verso XL comms system
-Installed a Camel ADV Tank
-Installed a CB antenna...
Forum: Trials 04-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By 20Fingers
95 Beta Techno Parts needed

Can someone point me into the direction of parts, specifically gaskets, for my 95 Beta-techno? Not having much luck on the net!
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By 20Fingers
Baehr>Verso Blue T.> Zumo 660?

Can anyone advise me on their experiences running this set up:

Baehr Verso to
Baehr Bluetooth to
Zumo 660= receive call, listen to music, get audible directions from GPS.

Sound quality?...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 546,793
Posted By 20Fingers
Sumner, Maine

We can host or support riders in this area:

-Tent Space
-Garage & Basic Tools
-WiFi
-Can PU with enclosed box trailer, transport to local dealers: Yamaha-Honda 28 miles, BMW 70 miles ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,652
Posted By 20Fingers
Direct comparrison

Well, I hope I never have to test them...I went with the TT protectors. More for the shape and protection from wind and rain. The TT's wrap the hand better and are closer to the levers. I never liked...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By 20Fingers
What I need!

Thanks! One question on running your two way radio and the PPT button. Did you have to add a PTT to the unit or did it come with it?
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By 20Fingers
Bike to Bike Communication Technologies

Did a search, came up empty...

What have you used to using multi bike communications? Aside from headset specific stuff such as G9's (Scala).

What I am interested in is a system which I can use...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By 20Fingers
Way Cool!

Well Done Sir,
Its a fantastic description and now a temptation! Although moving the battery seems useful enough, what about re-wiring issues? Also, the empty battery chamber could be used for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By 20Fingers
No Cutting, Listening to Fred-the wise!

Thanks, but no thanks...even with 20Fingers, no going to be cutting up my canister anytime soon. Fred makes a valid argument, over time the engineers have to accept feedback. I disconnected and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By 20Fingers
Eek Grrrrrrr....not me!

phuk....going to send this to my dealer...posting their reply when it happens!

Thanks for the post!
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,580
Posted By 20Fingers
Pics of the XD4 peak Mod

http://www.rabidpixels.org/digitalmedia/_data/i/upload/2014/03/14/20140314051811-ba104378-me.jpg
Curve to Curve: see how each side of the peak curves downward (from top side) the bicycle spoke is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By 20Fingers
Yuuuuup, bled some too!

I got the same result and have simply modified it (thanks for the link)...I was hoping to use the space for a stash can, nothing dubious, for extra parts n pieces.

Whats the canister made from,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,346
Posted By 20Fingers
I found the same problem!

I have the same issue, not enough room to remove the canister and I found nothing with the 2013 F800GS, specifically. Unless someone comes up with a way to remove the canister, without pulling the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By 20Fingers
2013 F800GS Charcoal Canister

Search feature in this website is not so friendly:
Charcoal
Charcoal Canister
Fuel Canister
Fuel System
Used these queries, nothing came up, yet I know there are posts on the topic.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,888
Posted By 20Fingers
+1

yes, this has been a favorite of mine for a long time now! Not so great in deeper muddy crud, but for most ADV Touring, its a good match up!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,652
Posted By 20Fingers
Thanks for the replies!

Great to get some feedback on this topic. Plastic Vs is a valid argument. What I have experienced is bent metal, both bars and the handguard; an expensive replacement for OEM. The Touratech's are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 95,608
Posted By 20Fingers
Windscreen side deflectors

First, went through all 13 pages of this thread, incredible work and great documentation!

What windscreen is in the picture, and are those side deflectors part of OEM stuff, or an add-on?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By 20Fingers
CanBus electonrics are touchy

Since the heated grips draw the most power, CanBus system kills them quick!!!

Therefore, all add-on accessories should/must be wired through an independent fuse block: Centech and Touratech sell...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,652
Posted By 20Fingers
Touratech Vs BMW Hand Guards

I am considering changing out my (selling) BMW handguards (F800GS-2013) and adopting a set of Touratech guards.

Anyone have suggestions on the Toruatech guards...aside from being only plastic, no...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By 20Fingers
HID system gone!

Thanks for checking back and updating on my light issues...yes, the HID system is gone. I discovered, once I tracked down what I had, the HID was from a BMW car, the X3's HID plugged in...no wonder...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,580
Posted By 20Fingers
Yes, after trying a few different modifications,...

Yes, after trying a few different modifications, I decided on a strip of Dynamat over top of a chunk of bicycle spoke. Run the spoke about 1/8 inch from the peaks edge and from curve to curve on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By 20Fingers
PIAA H7 HID bulbs

Anyone have issues with PIAA HID bulbs and the Can-Bus system on their F8's???

PIAA H7 XTreme White Plus Twin Pack Halogen Bulbs; #17655 is what I am looking to put into my sockets!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By 20Fingers
Thank for the offer!

I appreciate the help on this, ADV Rider never ceases to amaze me with the amount of community and generosity from its members....cheers!

See post below, I removed the system...Denali D1's are my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By 20Fingers
Thanks for the replies

Yes, it's a closed loop system.

Once I cracked open the back of the light I got to the source of the problem, I think. The install was done with bits of electrical tape and one of the connections...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By 20Fingers
Need some advice on my HUD system

I am having issues with my grip heaters cutting out or not starting, I think this might be associated with the HID system on my bike. The system pictured came with my bike and was installed by the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By 20Fingers
Intersection

Honda, 1978 CB900F, nice summer day, extremely busy intersection near a very popular beach...pulled up quick, used to love chirping the front tire on semi-greasy streets, got to the line and up next...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By 20Fingers
Bad Tie Down!

Hey, love the new bike...them bars are not strong enough to handle the torque of those straps and the bounce of your truck!

Thread some webbing loops around your forks, just ABOVE the lower...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By 20Fingers
Studds For F800GS

Looking to stud the tires on my F800GS, does anyone have a suggestion on a type and brand...don't want the pulling out, need basic traction for icy winter roads, suggestions????
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By 20Fingers
Battery, Computer Controls, and Heated Grips: How to do both??

Maybe this has been covered, did a few searches with no posititive results...

Wiring:
Denali DX1's, straight to battery

Problem:
Heated grips shut down when computer senses high battery...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By 20Fingers
Slowly tighten those bolts!

Although very strong, it's still made of breakable material...tighten down the bolts slow and careful, DON"T use a drill or elect driver!

Nothing happened to mine on install, I did hear some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 70,652
Posted By 20Fingers
Excellent~!

Thanks for the response, excellent news on current users feedback...like many who have posted in this thread:freaky

WAITING and HOPING we have a release for SPRING!!! I have down time right now,...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By 20Fingers
Price as of Jan 2014

Checked todays website price, about $225 USD, so a group buy would be best way to get one!

I asked them about a group buy, will post when they respond...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 70,652
Posted By 20Fingers
Cost and Life Expectancy?

I have kept up with this thread and I am wondering about the cost and life expectancy. How does it compare to a standard clutch assembly? Is this an expensive gizmo targeted at the upper crust of the...
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