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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By dsrydr
I don't think it will turn checking the torque. I...

I don't think it will turn checking the torque. I would estimate it takes about 500 NM of persuasion to break it loose. I had to use a 1/2" breaker bar and just about had to stand on it to break it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By dsrydr
I believe when I was ordering the shock from Ted...

I believe when I was ordering the shock from Ted Porter he was saying the ratio was closer to 3 to 1 . The raise on my bike was prob. closer to 5/8 of an inch. ( I'll edit prev post on the 3/4" raise)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By dsrydr
I have this shock on the 650 twin. Mine is 5 mm...

I have this shock on the 650 twin. Mine is 5 mm longer than stock which raises the rear of the bike about 5/8 of an inch. This shock performs fantastic on rough roads, night and day difference from...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 98,723
Posted By dsrydr
Which group will you be riding in? Sounds...

Which group will you be riding in? Sounds interesting. I'm not used to riding in a group while DS riding but I'm thinking about it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-13-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 98,723
Posted By dsrydr
I ride seward rd east from 74 to liberty lake,...

I ride seward rd east from 74 to liberty lake, then to guthrie lake. There is a good bbq/catfish place on the north end of Guthrie off I-35. Lot of good dirt roads up that way.

If anyone wants to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,600
Posted By dsrydr
Mobile 1 racing 4t 10/40

Just switched to mobile one @ 28,000 miles and the motor is very happy. How do I know the motor is happy? I've ridden the bike for 28,000 miles. I don't think it will bother the clutch.. because it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By dsrydr
Take your time and find a helmet that is...

Take your time and find a helmet that is comfortable and fits right. A new helmet should be very snug, as snug as possible without having any pressure points that will give you a headache. It will...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 157,039
Posted By dsrydr
For comparison there is a 2000 w/ 14,000 miles on...

For comparison there is a 2000 w/ 14,000 miles on it here (on CL) for $2000. Ad says always garaged, looks, runs excellent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 143,169
Posted By dsrydr
What large cojones you have. :lol3 Very...

What large cojones you have. :lol3 Very encouraging. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,250
Posted By dsrydr
800/650GS stator

Are you looking into whether you can build a replacement stator for the BMW f800. Many reports of stator failure from excessive heat.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 386,852
Posted By dsrydr
Anyone know of a Buell mechanic in Oklahoma City...

Anyone know of a Buell mechanic in Oklahoma City or near by? I have a friend who is having a problem with his and can't find anyone to work on it.

Thanks man, Tim
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,441
Posted By dsrydr
The space between the air box and the battery...

The space between the air box and the battery box. It fits snug and doesn't move.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,441
Posted By dsrydr
JRWooden, Yes that is the plug for the air temp...

JRWooden, Yes that is the plug for the air temp sensor. The ice air fits nice and snug on it's side in the space on the other side (front) of the air box.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-29-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By dsrydr
I have the RM1 on the 650 twin and yes I find it...

I have the RM1 on the 650 twin and yes I find it very helpful. If gusty winds are bothering you make sure your steering head bearing is adjusted properly. May not be part of the problem but if it is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By dsrydr
It is a tough one, I used a hefty 1/2 inch...

It is a tough one, I used a hefty 1/2 inch breaker bar and it took a considerable amount of force. About the time you're thinking you are going to break something, it broke loose.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By dsrydr
Ricor has theirs on sale for $549. That's what I...

Ricor has theirs on sale for $549. That's what I have on my 650gs (twin) and I love it! Make sure you call them and specify the 650 twin. The one on the site is for the single.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 196,701
Posted By dsrydr
Thanks for verifying that Joel! You da man!:clap

Thanks for verifying that Joel! You da man!:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,616
Posted By dsrydr
The first set of k60's I ordered from Basin...

The first set of k60's I ordered from Basin Motorcycle Works in Co. When I called them to order the set I have now they told me it was cheaper to order direct from moto-amore.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,616
Posted By dsrydr
The first set of k60's I ordered from Basin...

The first set of k60's I ordered from Basin Motorcycle Works in Co. When I called them to order the set I have now they told me it was cheaper to order direct from moto-amore.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 196,701
Posted By dsrydr
I would say yes. The jacket/gloves would likely...

I would say yes. The jacket/gloves would likely only draw 100w on a high setting or while heating up. Once heated up on a med setting they will just pulse and the draw will not be constant. Turn one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,616
Posted By dsrydr
Wasn't sure I liked it at first, but it has done...

Wasn't sure I liked it at first, but it has done very well and and not as square now with many miles on it. If I had a few more brain cells I would post a pic. :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,616
Posted By dsrydr
My 140 scout has the center strip.

My 140 scout has the center strip.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 196,701
Posted By dsrydr
Can't remember where I got this but I wrote it...

Can't remember where I got this but I wrote it down. (months ago)

Alt output ............................................................ Above baseline (bike running, low beam 147 watts)
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By dsrydr
I rode to BMW of north Dallas in Plano last...

I rode to BMW of north Dallas in Plano last weekend to look at gear. They are not a BMW apparel dealer but had Sidi and TCX boots. I bought a pair if gortex tcx boots at 40% off. Lots of cool bikes....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,666
Posted By dsrydr
I had the gasket replaced under warranty at 20K...

I had the gasket replaced under warranty at 20K miles. They checked the valves at no charge, said they were spot on and good til 36K. I did pay to have the spark plugs changed while they were in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,441
Posted By dsrydr
F650GS Twin

Ice air arrived today. Install 10 minutes. I am impressed with the quality of the connectors, overall quality of the piece, nice work poolside.

Went for a long ride on the 20 degree setting. The...
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,467
Posted By dsrydr
Eric, We met at the BMW dealer in Bentonville Ar....

Eric, We met at the BMW dealer in Bentonville Ar. last October and rode together (I chased you) for the rest of the day. Congratulations on the new venture and best of luck. Hope I can make it out...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By dsrydr
+1 Chain lube on the exhaust

+1 Chain lube on the exhaust
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By dsrydr
wunderlichamerica.com has one for $45

wunderlichamerica.com has one for $45
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By dsrydr
Around $18 for six nuts and bolts. (8mm)

Around $18 for six nuts and bolts. (8mm)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By dsrydr
It was tempting to go to Ace and buy the bolts....

It was tempting to go to Ace and buy the bolts. Doing as much of the service on the bike myself as I can,I guess it's one less thing to keep an eye on or wonder about if I just use the bolts they say...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By dsrydr
Ok found some info on the rear sprocket. Replace...

Ok found some info on the rear sprocket. Replace the bolts, 10 nm and final torque 90 degrees. (which stretches the bolt, hence the replacement) Just ordered the new bolts.

Haven't found anything...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By dsrydr
New chain/ sprockets Torque values ???

Putting a new chain and sprockets on the 650GS twin. What are the torque requirements on front and rear sprocket bolt/nuts? Does the nut on the countershaft sprocket have to be replaced?

Thanks,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,279
Posted By dsrydr
If by o ring you mean the dust cap under the...

If by o ring you mean the dust cap under the bottom bearing, bike bandit or dealer. The cap on top can be reused.

If by o ring you mean the race or cup that the bearing sit in it comes with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,279
Posted By dsrydr
Napa Auto Parts. Part # BR32 This is an SKF...

Napa Auto Parts. Part # BR32 This is an SKF bearing for 1/2 the price of the BMW OEM.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 48,215
Posted By dsrydr
The end. :D

The end. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,441
Posted By dsrydr
I think it means we're getting close. :clap

I think it means we're getting close. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,009
Posted By dsrydr
I was going to suggest that but wasn't sure if...

I was going to suggest that but wasn't sure if the heat from the light would be an issue. Sounds like a good fix to me.
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,669
Posted By dsrydr
When I was in drivers ed (30 yrs ago) we were...

When I was in drivers ed (30 yrs ago) we were taught to tap on the horn a couple times before passing a vehicle on a two lane road. Back then I thought it was a pretty lame idea but thinking about it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By dsrydr
Just changed mine.(F650GS twin assuming it is the...

Just changed mine.(F650GS twin assuming it is the same) Napa auto parts, BR32. It is an skf bearing. $24.95 ea. Depending on how you remove the bottom bearing the dust cover under it may get...
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