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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 767,808
Posted By Effisland
http://i60.tinypic.com/migh39.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/migh39.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By Effisland
Yes exactly ...being Fat helps...

Yes exactly ...being Fat helps...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By Effisland
YES it's too tight. This often happens to...

YES it's too tight.

This often happens to me, I've commonly found that after tightening all bolts the chain has this amount of slack. Rather than worry about it, loosen the axle and the adjustment...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By Effisland
Same. Beauty of this bike, nothing seems to...

Same.

Beauty of this bike, nothing seems to rust (except the chain of course). When she was my main commuter I would be too tired to do anything when I finally got home, plus it would be pouring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 28,450
Posted By Effisland
Funny because I too thought the 17 on the front...

Funny because I too thought the 17 on the front would simply just increase top end speed, maybe it does but so far I have only noticed a difference in low speed, an improvement actually, specifically...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,682
Posted By Effisland
Yes this is an old thread...four years since this...

Yes this is an old thread...four years since this post...am curious whether the manufacturer helped sort this issue out or if you were able to diagnose it on your own?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By Effisland
For sure I have felt this several times, and on...

For sure I have felt this several times, and on the front end too. Not sure exactly what is going on but definitely you are on the right track of an explanation. I wouldn't call it a problem. Did you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 28,450
Posted By Effisland
For what its worth, I went down to the local...

For what its worth, I went down to the local Kawasaki dealership and ordered a new chain and two sprockets for less money and greater certainty that they will actually fit, rather than online where...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,421
Posted By Effisland
Right hand side. Old spark plug was rusted, that...

Right hand side. Old spark plug was rusted, that was first sign. Slowly started missing. At the end poor baby was running on one cylinder...the champ actually ran...didn't make much power tho
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,421
Posted By Effisland
Replaced coil fixed my problem

Nothing visually physically wrong with the coil. No idea how to test the coil. Replacing it fixed the problem completely, even with probably bad gas, not perfect injectors, overfilled oil, plugged...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Unfortunately the internet didn't turn up that...

Unfortunately the internet didn't turn up that tidbit of information, we'll see if there is any difference when I install the new one :puke1

...meanwhile it's running like a champ again...

this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Suspense has made me realize that perhaps if the...

Suspense has made me realize that perhaps if the camshaft movement sensor actually accomplishes some task in the BMW computer that, if it (the sensor) is still not working then it could simply be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
OK well I was a doubter but doubt no more. I ran...

OK well I was a doubter but doubt no more. I ran it and the left side exhaust got hot while the right stayed cold. swapped the coils, now the right side gets hot and the left side cold. Switched it...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 293,228
Posted By Effisland
Wow! form and function, love it!

Wow! form and function, love it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
OK for sure. Well it's the right hand side...

OK for sure. Well it's the right hand side cylinder (not sure if this is #1 or #2). Pipe is much cooler to touch than the left side.

Pulled the plug on the right, and it sparks like a hot damn.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,738
Posted By Effisland
Nail on head. This I am trying to figure...

Nail on head.

This I am trying to figure out. Reading this thread everyone is a fan.

QUESTION: Have you used it to troubleshoot a problem? If so, how did you know what any of that info meant?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
I appreciate the support so don't take this the...

I appreciate the support so don't take this the wrong way - maybe because I am now convinced something in the engine is faulty like an injector, coil or spark plug causing a very consistent misfire,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
OK well it sounds like you know what Lambda...

OK well it sounds like you know what Lambda voltage represents...please fill me in or point me to the specifications. A read-out from a normally running engine would also be valuable. Like I said, it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Thanks...no the idle is at a constant miss, as...

Thanks...no the idle is at a constant miss, as far as I can tell from listening, or an intermittant miss. I reset the values and did the proceedures only up to third gear, I didn't want to wind it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
http://i59.tinypic.com/2f04weg.png KNOCK...

http://i59.tinypic.com/2f04weg.png

KNOCK KNOCK
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Excellent observation, I should post my video of...

Excellent observation, I should post my video of the live graph while the engine is running - difficult to hold the camera at the same time tho.

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
That last section is when the engine was turned...

That last section is when the engine was turned off, I'm guessing whatever sensor measures Load defaults to that amount when shut down. Yes a basic table showing default readings and ranges would be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
I have done this (reset adaptive values) twice,...

I have done this (reset adaptive values) twice, each time it runs just as shitty as before. I never expected the problem to be with the computer, I just hoped the information provided by the GS911...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
http://i62.tinypic.com/34zxa4j.png Maybe...

http://i62.tinypic.com/34zxa4j.png

Maybe there is another thread for GS911. Before I defecate on it I'm wondering what the purpose of a company providing a device that reads the motorcycle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,671
Posted By Effisland
Same headache. New studs came in but can't get...

Same headache. New studs came in but can't get the old ones out. Burn off the rubber then vise grip the old bolt? Don't want to apply heat to the belly pan. What was your secret method, please?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Effisland
Thanks, I guess...Its not a competition...I just...

Thanks, I guess...Its not a competition...I just live by a mantra of stubbornness. Skill...when you put it that way, skill is highly overrated if you don't have a good hammer and troubleshooting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By Effisland
You have to know I kicked myself when I read your...

You have to know I kicked myself when I read your post. Well I did use never-seize. The lock tight I bought is like liquid that runs rapidly anyway, first time I bought it...and used it on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Effisland
Thumbs down Worst dumb-ass things ever done.

Its a shame to have a perfectly good unused plug

My cage, oy I am approaching getting it fixed, and paying for it too, as in, paying a shop to do it. By do it I mean replace the rear differential,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 263,452
Posted By Effisland
Thumb Since we're all sharing, I did mine for a few...

Since we're all sharing, I did mine for a few thousand more, at least. They spooned real bad! Was happy to get lots of life out of them, it was more the shame to waste a perfectly good set of tires...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By Effisland
Here in Canada we don't have enough bikes on the...

Here in Canada we don't have enough bikes on the road. Insurance is prohibitively expensive and the winter is long and cold. We're not a squeaky enough wheel in the grand scheme of things that the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,825
Posted By Effisland
Thumb Seconded. This is the only vertical twin that I...

Seconded. This is the only vertical twin that I know of that fires the same time in parallel. Someone described it from BMWs perspective that it was 1/4 of a rotary engine that would fly fighter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Effisland
I'm gullible enough to believe you, or tell me I...

I'm gullible enough to believe you, or tell me I let the durn thing fall out and try to sell me a used one :cry

Dunno about you, when I see an empty socket I want to find something to plug into it...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By Effisland
No, if memory serves he was on something old,...

No, if memory serves he was on something old, like a Norton or whatever, that I was meant to follow in fawning admiration over what beauty I beheld on yon tarmac that morn...:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-23-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By Effisland
I agree... however I too 'take control of the...

I agree... however I too 'take control of the road' and will bend rules to avoid bad drivers, the key principle being maintaining personal safety. I don't go out of my way to drive dangerously but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Nope not 100%. Started and it runs, but roughly...

Nope not 100%. Started and it runs, but roughly at idle and stalls. Managed a midnight spin but not insured so didn't wind it out on the highway. Would have thought that wire was it, obviously not....
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Effisland
From Calgary? Head north east past Lloydmister,...

From Calgary? Head north east past Lloydmister, then take some back forest highways. Google Maps / Earth is your friend.

http://i61.tinypic.com/15myeqa.png

Take Highway 55 from Meadow Lake...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Effisland
Stupidist thread ever

OK so I am on a roll obviously, this shouldn't come as a surprise to fans of my most idiodic posts so far.

Here is an empty plug adjacent to the temp sensor and oil sensor under the throttle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,719
Posted By Effisland
Curious, has anyone found this idle control to...

Curious, has anyone found this idle control to fail?

http://i62.tinypic.com/ka2yjm.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By Effisland
Try removing the plastic cover and check the...

Try removing the plastic cover and check the gasket on the filler tube/tank lid. Hopefully its just that and not a puncture.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By Effisland
Bluhduh of all the dumb-ass moves

Thanks, yes it's the bolts holding down the rail. Thanks for the input, it reminded me of the injector clips. I found the right bolts, fortunately I stashed all the bolts etc in a can while...
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