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Forum: Beasts 09-04-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 83,239
Posted By zumohamr
WOW. Just such an attractive bike. Gotta love...

WOW. Just such an attractive bike. Gotta love those head pipes swooping back like that. If you go on appearance alone it makes the GS look dumpy. Even the headlamp assembly looks fast.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,504
Posted By zumohamr
Go with your gut and sell it. These guys are...

Go with your gut and sell it. These guys are wondering if they will make it back when they take off on their GS. Had injectors replaced, cracks fixed, fork seals replaced water pump..... Blown...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,689
Posted By zumohamr
The YAFMS worked extremely well on my old...

The YAFMS worked extremely well on my old TL1000S. I borrowed it and tinkered around with settings for a couple days. No lean running when the throttle was partly open. Its a more serious piece than...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 52,811
Posted By zumohamr
These bikes look great. But i dont understand all...

These bikes look great. But i dont understand all the blackout treatment on bikes these days. Excessive black on body panels. I am planning on buying one of these things and will at least have the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 418,468
Posted By zumohamr
So rode around 100 miles this weekend and no...

So rode around 100 miles this weekend and no leaking! Thanks for the advice. I havent replaced the oring under the slide, but this thing is not running rich at all. Im not sure how these bikes run...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 418,468
Posted By zumohamr
It does appear that the fuel inlet side may be...

It does appear that the fuel inlet side may be riding a little low. Hmmm. Thanks. I will lube the rings up and give it another go. I really like this bike. Something satisfying about kick starting a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 418,468
Posted By zumohamr
This is way off topic but i have a 90DR650s that...

This is way off topic but i have a 90DR650s that wont stop leaking fuel out the overflow. New oem o-rings and needle valve(aftermarket) have been installed. Tinkered with the floats until i could...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 418,468
Posted By zumohamr
I sold my f800 Gettn Serviced and purchased a 90...

I sold my f800 Gettn Serviced and purchased a 90 model 650s. I love this friggin thing! No more waiting on the wrecker. Can anyone tell where to find a good set of fork gaitors? And what is the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,463
Posted By zumohamr
F800GettinServiced. Oh, my fork seal blew at...

F800GettinServiced. Oh, my fork seal blew at 50mile mark. My local dealer actually kept them in stock due to how many were needing to be replaced. According to him the were strapped down too tightly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,039
Posted By zumohamr
Pretty bikes no doubt. Poorly engineered. My 2010...

Pretty bikes no doubt. Poorly engineered. My 2010 model had all the mentioned problems. Cracked plastic, blown fork seals, Leaking water pump, "clogged" fuel injectors, not to mention the engine...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,018
Posted By zumohamr
You can keep the marqee halo of BMW. I purchased...

You can keep the marqee halo of BMW. I purchased a 2010 F800GS brand new and had nothing but problems out of the bike. Waaaaay too much "character". Now i know why i mostly see old guys on BMWs. You...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,271
Posted By zumohamr
Soooo glad I sold my F800GettnServiced. Wait...

Soooo glad I sold my F800GettnServiced. Wait until the weekend to call roadside. That way BMW will have to pay weekend rates on towing. Mine gave me so much grief i thought i would return the favor ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By zumohamr
Owned a 2010 i purchased new. A great bike when...

Owned a 2010 i purchased new. A great bike when it wasnt in the shop. I have never owned such an unreliable bike. But then again all i have owned are Japanese bikes. Fork seals, cracked plastic,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8,679
Views: 1,869,500
Posted By zumohamr
how difficult is it to mount the low fender on...

how difficult is it to mount the low fender on models that came with high?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By zumohamr
I am looking for something reliable right now ...

I am looking for something reliable right now that can go on short trips until Japan builds/imports something i like. A Tenere woud be nice. How is the bike around 60mph? West Virginia is Great....
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By zumohamr
Im no master mechanic by any means. My Suzuki...

Im no master mechanic by any means. My Suzuki TL-S did the same thing awhile back. I just did away with the plug and mounted a terminal block near the regulator. I did away with the 16ga wires going...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 48,955
Posted By zumohamr
Signed it.

Signed it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,368
Posted By zumohamr
Never ridden a RXV but the 4.5 did well at the...

Never ridden a RXV but the 4.5 did well at the Dakar this year. Finished third behind two restricted KTM 690s. Pretty frickn good first time out. If they would just build something similar to the...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,539
Posted By zumohamr
Never owned a DL before but I do have a TL1000S...

Never owned a DL before but I do have a TL1000S with over 50K miles. It just runs. Never a problem. Will have to look into one of these 650s.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 139,739
Posted By zumohamr
I havent had the vibration problem you gentlemen...

I havent had the vibration problem you gentlemen have had with your bikes. My problem was much smaller than this, but it gave me a feel for BMW service/warranty work. The bike blew a fork seal....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,749
Posted By zumohamr
A pipe and air filter would give these 800s some...

A pipe and air filter would give these 800s some much needed sound. My old TL1000s was unrideable until i used a fuel controller from yoshimura. No piggyback junk like a fuel commander. Plug it in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 139,739
Posted By zumohamr
Im going to put mine up on the center stand and...

Im going to put mine up on the center stand and run her for a couple hundred miles to see if anything lets go. Cell phone service is sketchy where i live. Same goes for help in the places i ride. Im...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 139,739
Posted By zumohamr
My 2010 has 54 miles on it. It has been at the...

My 2010 has 54 miles on it. It has been at the dealer for over a week now. A fork seal blew and the thing is leaking coolant out of the water pump. If anyone would like to make me a decent offer,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 191,209
Posted By zumohamr
800gs problems

i guess this is where you post a problem with a gs800? new to this. i just purchased a 2010 last weekend. rode it 40 easy black top miles to start the break in process. Now one of the forks is...
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