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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,215
Posted By lunaticTR
Wink I do it all the time. Bike has 104kkm on it. It...

I do it all the time. Bike has 104kkm on it. It just run rough for 15min once. It was 10k before and I had it filled the previous day. I got it bone dry numerous times. It got about 16.48lt when it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By lunaticTR
Thanks. I'll do it right away.

Thanks. I'll do it right away.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By lunaticTR
When I first saw this I thought all my problems...

When I first saw this I thought all my problems were solved. As I continued to read, I realised that mine might not be so easy to solve. My bike have been too shaky for quite some time. It has 102K...
Forum: EMEA 05-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,696
Posted By lunaticTR
Well, unfortunately it is not about noticeability...

Well, unfortunately it is not about noticeability of a motorcycle. This is one of the countries where size does matter. The bigger the vehicle, the more respect you get. Actually it is not respect...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By lunaticTR
I did it the same way but on the side stand....

I did it the same way but on the side stand. There was no fountain though. it bubbled quite some time. Then when the thermostat opened I could see the coolant circulating in the radiator as I revved...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By lunaticTR
Thanks Woody. I thought the worst part was over....

Thanks Woody. I thought the worst part was over. I will try to bleed the system as I usually do; with the cap off. It worked for cars. It was also mentioned in the link you gave me. If it doesn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By lunaticTR
Thanks man, you are a life saver. I would have...

Thanks man, you are a life saver. I would have probably gone with turning rather than pulling since those tabs are not good for holding and pulling but seemed to be made for turning. Anyways it was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By lunaticTR
coolant and thermostat change

Hi. Now that my 2008 f658gs has reached its 100K kms mark and been more than 5 years in traffic, I want to change the coolant. While doing it, I might as well change the thermostat since the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By lunaticTR
I have been using my heaters from -11 degrees...

I have been using my heaters from -11 degrees Celcius and up. Mostly they were already on before starting the engine. Never had any issues like that. I even use my grips to hang my water bag on...
Forum: Europe 01-13-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By lunaticTR
I would suggest you to do the west in one year...

I would suggest you to do the west in one year and the east in another. That way, on your trip to east, you can do Syria, lebenon, Iran and Iraq too :rofl. If it is a one time opportunity, I would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,800
Posted By lunaticTR
May be something like this

Would prevent it from happening. Bolts on both sides are connected through a rubber piece. We only need m6 size though....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By lunaticTR
http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j445/ozciva/th...

http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j445/ozciva/this%20and%20that/Reaver.jpg (http://s1086.photobucket.com/user/ozciva/media/this%20and%20that/Reaver.jpg.html)
I am a local. Just not there but here.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By lunaticTR
Funny thing.

I just had the same problem yesterday with my 2008 F658. I left work and 1km down the road when I pulled the clutch to change gear it stalled. And after that whenever I pulled the clutch it kept...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By lunaticTR
You already did it, so no need to mention the abs...

You already did it, so no need to mention the abs sensor.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,369
Posted By lunaticTR
Yes it would. If it stops charging for a while...

Yes it would. If it stops charging for a while and drain the battery a little, then rew it up to produce more juice, it won't go up right away since charging the battery puts extra load to a weak...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By lunaticTR
I wandered the same thing and asked about it at...

I wandered the same thing and asked about it at Munich BMW while I was getting my 10K service there back in 2009. He did not know but when I check the pic in the book, I realized that the ABS button...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,974
Posted By lunaticTR
Laugh Good to hear that.

Thanks. I was hopping for a reply just like that. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,974
Posted By lunaticTR
Which one

The orijinal 354€ (including tax) or
http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T=4&NU=15&M=72&Ct=CA
about 225€ including shipping? I have a 2008 f658gs at 88000km, and might sell this year....
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,179
Posted By lunaticTR
Both of mine stopped workin at the same time when...

Both of mine stopped workin at the same time when it was still under warranty. Tech tried to reintroduce the sensors to the RDC computer. He said he could not so it must have been the computer. He...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By lunaticTR
Alternator problem?

I use heated jacket and pants and heated hand grips. When everything is on full power, It goes down to 13.8V from 14.1V @2Krpm and over. At idle it is a different story. And if I turn on the long...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By lunaticTR
Not a luggage problem.

I got the same 2008 motor. I have 45lt cases on both sides on a swinging givi mount. One side is hanging out more because of the muffler. I put at least as much load in them. However I have a 55lt...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,700
Posted By lunaticTR
Searching the forum works!

Now I don't have to put my tail between my hind legs and ask if anyone used one like these. I paid about 75€ ones for the clutch lever and I don't wanna do it again. However, may I ask which one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,369
Posted By lunaticTR
I wish my OBC had that futue as well. 2...

I wish my OBC had that futue as well. 2 chronometers? Who needs it anyways? Well it is not waterproof. However I filled the back with the Fujik (sp?) brand elastic heat dissipating electrically...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 139,369
Posted By lunaticTR
saved my ass

This little thing saved me from getting stranded who knows where. The cost is like 2,50$ for the voltmeter and as much for the box and wires....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 158,198
Posted By lunaticTR
Mine is right here

I got my rear end covered. I have hella ff50s in the front. No pics yet.
http://youtu.be/k-VlVv3xXOw
Forum: Europe 10-15-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 91,379
Posted By lunaticTR
Thank you very much, or should I say muchos...

Thank you very much, or should I say muchos gracias (sorry for any spelling errs). Whatever I can get will have to be fine. I wish I could get them befor going into morocco. I am now in algeciras and...
Forum: Europe 10-09-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 91,379
Posted By lunaticTR
Need tyres.

Hey Y'all! I need to get tyres, especially Heidenau ones, somewhere in spain. I wander if anyone stocks it or if I can get it a few days after ordering it on my way back from morocco. I am now on the...
Forum: Europe 10-09-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,292
Posted By lunaticTR
Thank you

Sorry I could not thank any earlier. I could not log on in the last internet cafe in Munich. I got the boots from Polo on the frankfurt ring. Just in time for the rainy days in France. Now moving to...
Forum: Europe 10-04-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,292
Posted By lunaticTR
In Munich

Hey guys,
I am in munich now. I am wondering if there is a motorrad shop that sells boots. I found Luis but it seems that prices are kind of steep there. I will probably head for stuttgard tomorrow...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 21,350
Posted By lunaticTR
Well well well

Hey guys,
I have recently voted for no fail for 40K-60K. In to the 2000km of my estimated 12K EU+Morocco tour, at 72K on the clock, charging started to fail. My recebntly installed voltmeter showed...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 339,636
Posted By lunaticTR
Is there any cons because these tyres are D...

Is there any cons because these tyres are D (Diagonal not Radial) type. Just realised it and wondering what would be, if any, the side effects.
Or it might be a mistake of reiffen.com. It shows d...
Forum: Europe 09-20-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 76,333
Posted By lunaticTR
Well, I used their service for 2 years and while...

Well, I used their service for 2 years and while Mustafa was there did not have any problems with warranty or maintenance work. After him, I did not have to go there (because the warranty period had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 104,122
Posted By lunaticTR
Ahhh! When I have just got used to the signal contols

Now they switch the switch to the clasic system. I would get used to this system much quicker but did not like the position of the button for the emergency fours. Its is kind of far away from easy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,182
Posted By lunaticTR
Considering the exchange rate of EUR to USD,...

Considering the exchange rate of EUR to USD, 1.40s in sept and 1,20s now, it should be 15% cheaper now. Unless they price it in USD when USD is stronger and in EUR when EUR is stronger. Win-Lose...
Forum: Europe 07-20-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By lunaticTR
Yup, this should do it. They have lots of shops,...

Yup, this should do it. They have lots of shops, even one on my route. They install too. As soon as I get this sick pigeon to stand up on its own two feet, I will be on my way. Thanks.
...
Forum: Europe 07-18-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By lunaticTR
Thank you all. However I tried, I could not find...

Thank you all. However I tried, I could not find heidenau tires in the web site. I can find my sizes here...
Forum: Europe 07-08-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By lunaticTR
Thank you for the reply. The problem is that I...

Thank you for the reply. The problem is that I cannot spare any time waiting for a tire. When you say short term how short would that be? In a day? That might be OK.
Forum: Europe 07-07-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By lunaticTR
Where to buy heidenau K60s in Germany and a tent in Czech Rep.

Hey! I will be travelling across EU sometime soon and I am wondering where I can get these tires in Germany somewhere along the line that connects Prag to Luxemburg (looks like in the vicinity of...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 76,333
Posted By lunaticTR
It seems it is not active anymore. check out the...

It seems it is not active anymore. check out the website below. It has some other suggestions.

http://www.magbaztravels.com/content/view/1136/30/
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-23-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By lunaticTR
Thanks for the advice. Flying back home is not my...

Thanks for the advice. Flying back home is not my thing and could be very expensive one. It would shorten my ride and enable me to see sicilia and rome withot making my ride even longer if I could...
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