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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,199
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Pretty cool set up for street but not a good...

Pretty cool set up for street but not a good design for off road:

http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/index.php/topic/62726-a-a-performance-6th-gen-supercharger-kits/
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,199
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah Fin, I like your concept with 8 psi boost....

Yeah Fin, I like your concept with 8 psi boost. 100 HP is perfect for that platform. Maybe one day we can get to do a joint venture and build 2 of these beasts! As far as the tranny goes I am sure we...
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 02:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,618
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah I use mineral spirits in a tub and soak to...

Yeah I use mineral spirits in a tub and soak to clean off the factory grease with a brush. The stuff is super tacky and will attract and hold dirt which wears out the chain faster.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,199
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah motorcycle companies keep going to heavier...

Yeah motorcycle companies keep going to heavier more powerful 600 lb adventure bikes which is the opposite direction. Lighter smaller motor with good linear power output like supercharging would make...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The reason you are using a softer spring is that...

The reason you are using a softer spring is that you have nearly 12" of suspension travel. Your sag numbers are in the proper range. For most of us with 9" of suspension travel need to be in stiffer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Moving up to a 0.75 KG fork spring rate helps get...

Moving up to a 0.75 KG fork spring rate helps get the sag numbers needed without excessive preload and therefore tends to reduce some harshness and the heavier springs can also help with bottoming...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,199
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Got to love all this custom bike build porn! ...

Got to love all this custom bike build porn!
Keep it coming Fin !:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 771,201
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah I got picture DIY clutch cup replacement...

Yeah I got picture DIY clutch cup replacement instructions just PM me with your email address and I will send 12 page PDF file and any other details.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 771,201
Posted By Indy Unlimited
yes they do get hammered thin and break like this...

yes they do get hammered thin and break like this picture:

http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc368/d2eng/Husky%20TE610/HuskyTE610ClutchFailure.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26,812
Views: 3,859,729
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Order a new tensioner. My buddy and I are both...

Order a new tensioner.
My buddy and I are both on our 2nd tensioners and 4th cam chains and around 40,000 miles each.
The tensioners either strip out on the treads or the bolt heads shear off that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,266
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I wonder is anyone has tried changing the cams...

I wonder is anyone has tried changing the cams and ignition timing so both pistons fire at the same time? That would make it a big thumper!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Some guys run 80 mm height oil level to help with...

Some guys run 80 mm height oil level to help with an AK-20 bottoming issue.
I run higher compression settings and bottom occasionally which is acceptable for me to get the full use of suspension...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,618
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Because of your need to go from 2 up to single...

Because of your need to go from 2 up to single rider settings you may want to consider progressive springs to avoid a harsh ride when solo.
Some manufacturers offer progressive wound springs as an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Traction Dynamics AK-20s Extreme off road...

Traction Dynamics AK-20s
Extreme off road valve settings
195 lbs rider
0.65 KG fork springs
5 weight oil running 100 mm from top of tube

very happy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,446
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Many options for fork kits: Bitubo, Ohlins,...

Many options for fork kits:

Bitubo, Ohlins, Touratech, Traxxion Dynamics, Racetech and more.

I went with AK-20 full off road cartridges with 0.65 kg springs ( I weigh 195lbs) from Traxxion...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,446
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Wow sounds like the shock is totally wacked out...

Wow sounds like the shock is totally wacked out for off roading.
You need to have speed sensitive compression ( high and low adjustment for compression) then the rebound needs the shock to recover...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,446
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Ditto the forks first!

Ditto the forks first!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,446
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah suspension work makes high speed bumpy fire...

Yeah suspension work makes high speed bumpy fire roads a blast on these bikes! I just don't understand why people spend money on pipes and fuel controllers before they do the suspension right.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,618
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You wont go wrong with the Elka I have done a few...

You wont go wrong with the Elka I have done a few F800GS with them and other bikes get the top model with 4 way adjustment.
I run the HyperPro on mine and am happy with her but the dampening range...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You would be better off with an Mitas E09 front...

You would be better off with an Mitas E09 front or TCK 80 front with a Mitas E07 rear for loose gravel and washes like they have in Death Valley.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Always use anti-seize on pins and pistons when...

Always use anti-seize on pins and pistons when reassembling.
Prevents the corrosion issues.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I get better rear wheel traction off road with...

I get better rear wheel traction off road with the E07 especially when the bike is not leaned over. The front tires are very similar but the K60 front feels better off road. They are both similar in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I switched to the Mitas E07 due to the center...

I switched to the Mitas E07 due to the center strip on the 17" K60s.
Loved the older K60 rears that did not have the center solid!
K60 front is better that the E07 front but the rear E07 is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,552
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I would change the bars to have more bend to...

I would change the bars to have more bend to reduce reach.
Either get the clutch cable rerouted or go to Barnett for a custom clutch cable. You may have to send yours in and ask for a 3" longer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,065
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I still think the stock suspension's high speed...

I still think the stock suspension's high speed compression dampening is so ridiculously stiff that it contributes to pounding of the races.
Maybe they did that since the stock springs are so soft...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Okay good catch 60,000 miles is more like it. I...

Okay good catch 60,000 miles is more like it.
I still wonder if our cam chain tensioner struggles to maintain tension as it strokes out further and the chain stretches but is not completely out of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Check spark plug caps.

Check spark plug caps.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Next time I will try just a new tensioner. Or...

Next time I will try just a new tensioner. Or maybe I should use a manual tensioner and bypass the oil completely.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By Indy Unlimited
My favorite adventure tires! I thought I bought...

My favorite adventure tires! I thought I bought them all up.
I hope they bring them back!

Anakee 3s suck!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have no idea why some people can go 100,000...

I have no idea why some people can go 100,000 miles on a cam chain.
I just prefer to change it because of the excessive noise and rattle that starts to worry me.
For my riding the 25,000 mile mark...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I am on my third cam chain. My needs replacing...

I am on my third cam chain. My needs replacing about every 25,000 miles (40,000 KMs).
It rattles and makes a hell of a racquet at that time. So I change it when it rattles excessively.
New chain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,441
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You should look into this kit for mud running: ...

You should look into this kit for mud running:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/2032/PN-048-0200/Front-Fender-Riser-Kit-w-SS-brake-Line-BMW-F800GS-ADV

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Indy Unlimited
If you can handle the height of the 800 go for...

If you can handle the height of the 800 go for it.
Much better bike to do slab time to get to the riding area.
21" front wheel on the 800 makes it handle so much better off road!
KLR is a great...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By Indy Unlimited
yeah unless you are riding off road and slipping...

yeah unless you are riding off road and slipping the crap out of the clutch not enough free play at the lever will cause these clutches to burn up quickly.
You should get 50,000 miles out of a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6,386
Views: 954,605
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Pretty easy. one option is to drill 2 small...

Pretty easy. one option is to drill 2 small holes 1/8" dia. at 180 degrees on the seal only. then screw in 2 small wood screws into the holes. use 2 pair of needle nose pliers and tug on both screws...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Best thing to do is spend $80 and enjoy riding a...

Best thing to do is spend $80 and enjoy riding a well jetted 525!

http://www.jdjetting.com/xcart/product.php?productid=8&cat=7&page=1

Been running JD jetting on all my carbed bikes for years....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,084
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The injectors are most likely clogged. Common...

The injectors are most likely clogged. Common issue with F800GS. Wont start after a fill up!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,525
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Many of us are using Traxxion Dynamics cartridges...

Many of us are using Traxxion Dynamics cartridges and are happy.
Easy to install yourself.
I have done 4 sets of forks for local F800GS riders here in Colorado.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,420
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You can slide your fork tubes up in the triple...

You can slide your fork tubes up in the triple clamps 20 mm safely.
Also start playing with your dampening settings to adjust for excessive front end dive. I start fully undamped and slowly turn up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,420
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Check out this web site to contact Rick Bizarro. ...

Check out this web site to contact Rick Bizarro.
Mounting is super easy on our F800GS bikes.

http://kiladala.myshopify.com/

and email him for any questions:

<code>rbizarro@telus.net
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