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Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By Strawdog
I order a lot of parts from Spruce Aircraft...

I order a lot of parts from Spruce Aircraft Supply I have good service from them. Link below for 111 hose we used this in the bush theory was stand up better on gravel runways or make your runway. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By Strawdog
On low pressure brake system which J3 Cub has...

On low pressure brake system which J3 Cub has aircraft aluminum tubing is most common. Cessna, Piper's, Taylorcraft all use aluminum if built about 1950 up to today.

Are brakes you installed on ...
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Strawdog
I never had any issues using g-mail travel quite...

I never had any issues using g-mail travel quite a bit. Our pilots a lot them use g mail they are everywhere never heard of them having issues.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Strawdog
Why not contact Canada Customs ...

Why not contact Canada Customs
http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/do-rb/menu-eng.html

I have a few times for vehicles when did on my own they were most of the time very helpful. When we have more...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Strawdog
Have the same problem expect rode Harley s still...

Have the same problem expect rode Harley s still have them but got bored. I do like to put miles on every time some said we should go there or here its was wow been there.

Now if I go to...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By Strawdog
Glacier Park is awesome US 2 is good all the...

Glacier Park is awesome

US 2 is good all the way once you get Stanley North Dakota going west to about Glasgow Montana if your staying in hotels can be hit miss because the new oil boom going on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Strawdog
Had same problem with slow service. I do order...

Had same problem with slow service. I do order from Tourtech USA get shipped to border pick it up parcel pick up business. Live close to the border.

Went to there store in Seattle service was...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Strawdog
If bike came of factory floor as a dirt bike then...

If bike came of factory floor as a dirt bike then no. The data plate plate on the frame might show how its listed ie motorcycle,scooter etc. How the bike is imported to Canada and what use Transport...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,252
Posted By Strawdog
Was playing on Furkot like the idea you can see...

Was playing on Furkot like the idea you can see grid roads and gravel roads Base Camp does not show grid roads which I do travel a lot on .

Is there a way to show only campgrounds or tent sites ? ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,176
Posted By Strawdog
I found it easy to deal with tires/tubes on 800GS...

I found it easy to deal with tires/tubes on 800GS have change them in parking lots/roads. Was lucky last year in Utah/Colorado was on Back Road routes no flats.

I have bead breaker from Best Rest...
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By Strawdog
I have the Jims race remover work s well. In the...

I have the Jims race remover work s well. In the past used a long punch and heated it neck with a heat gun its a pain to catch the edge but it is possible.

To reinstall heated the neck with...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 507,878
Posted By Strawdog
Tent space plenty garage/bike lifts. Bike trailer

Tent space plenty garage/bike lifts. Bike trailer
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,982
Posted By Strawdog
I have a Harley with 300000 km on it was still...

I have a Harley with 300000 km on it was still running strong bought F800GS .Harley collecting dust now. 20000 miles is nothing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By Strawdog
Hi I had wobble mind you at slower speed...

Hi

I had wobble mind you at slower speed went re-balance tire rim bent. I guess my couple wipe outs did more than hurt my pride.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,303
Posted By Strawdog
Watch out rockers intake and exhaust are...

Watch out rockers intake and exhaust are different exhaust has two oil lub holes or three its been awhile since I had mine apart. If you get intake on exhaust will run normal when engine is cold...
Forum: Canada 12-18-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,414
Views: 691,641
Posted By Strawdog
Has anybody heard a motorcycle rental in Havana...

Has anybody heard a motorcycle rental in Havana Cuba ? found tour company, scooters and cars but so far no motorcycles
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By Strawdog
From your description its like some converted a...

From your description its like some converted a wood burner to gas. Were I live the whether its electric/gas company they will come and inspect appliances for free.

Gas fire places from my...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Strawdog
We went and bought digital gauges for all are...

We went and bought digital gauges for all are airplanes for our pilots when away from base. They are accurate but it seemed batteries always failed when they needed them most. I keep the old faithful...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By Strawdog
Using a tap/dye set to clean threads you can end...

Using a tap/dye set to clean threads you can end up removing material from the threads. Tap/dyes are designed to cut threads.

For hardware with high torques or torqued to there yield point it...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,474
Posted By Strawdog
I mounted my heater as high as possible its a...

I mounted my heater as high as possible its a electric and have a fan moving the air.

Work with engines so gasoline being spilled or drained is an issue. Don't want no ignition source close to...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Strawdog
Rode up last year to Inuvik had a blast. Was...

Rode up last year to Inuvik had a blast. Was raining from start to Eagle Plains it was a challenge. I don't have a lot of experience riding dual sport bike.

Eagle Plains I remember hotel was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Strawdog
Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Strawdog
Front Fender F800GS To Low

Seen it posted before went over the handle bars tonight. Wet Manitoba mud plugged the front fender cracked almost half way a cross.

I have the Touratech front fender lift on it now.

Its not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By Strawdog
This may sound nuts I use Pledge. I use it on my...

This may sound nuts I use Pledge. I use it on my F800GS and my Harley brings back the black on engine and paint.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By Strawdog
My 1999 Harley Dyna wide glide has 278000 kms on...

My 1999 Harley Dyna wide glide has 278000 kms on it when pulled off the road torn it down to the frame. The engine had started to burn oil about a litre of oil every 5000 kms . I f had just did top...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-21-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,024
Posted By Strawdog
That's the way I travel usually end some crazy...

That's the way I travel usually end some crazy miles to back at work on time. I'm not good at tracking time on holidays. As long as I am riding cell phone is off not worried if I put 10 miles on or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,331
Posted By Strawdog
Stock Chain

I have 2012 F800GS just replaced it at 29400 KM that's with 60% off road riding and fair to poor maintenance ordered every new from Sprocket Centre
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By Strawdog
I been using transmission fluid on my throttle...

I been using transmission fluid on my throttle cables and clutch cable on all my bikes never had a broken cable yet in 600000 KM.

I think as long as your using something to lube it its better...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,703
Posted By Strawdog
47 spent 30 years riding cruisers and Harleys...

47 spent 30 years riding cruisers and Harleys bought my F800GS last year my Mom keeps telling me to grow up. :beer
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,897
Posted By Strawdog
If battery was disconnected you may have to flash...

If battery was disconnected you may have to flash the field circuit ?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,897
Posted By Strawdog
Clutch

I have a 1971 Sporty my clutch was graggy when I got it . The clutch basket studs had loosened at the backing plate. Re built with a newer style clutch also the measurment to keep outer pressure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,997
Posted By Strawdog
Second Set

Got my second set of K60 waiting to go when this set wears out. I have had good luck with them.

Not sure of miles on them but went from Whitehorse Inuvik Alaska Seattle then to Winnipeg. Around...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By Strawdog
Thanks for the input hope to head out August...

Thanks for the input hope to head out August sometime. Made it up the Dempster last year. Been getting in better shape practicing lots not crashing as much as I did when first got my bike. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,770
Posted By Strawdog
Manitoba

First attempt sand dunes south Portage la Prairie Manitobahttp://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t535/fannystelle/IMG00216-20120825-1351_zpsa5c0cba9.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-14-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By Strawdog
Back Road Discovery Routes

Hello Anyone done the BRDR in Colorado & Washington heading there in the summer. Do not have much experience riding dual sport bike I have a F800GS.

Trying to figure out if its beyond my skill...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,843
Posted By Strawdog
1999 fxdwg

1999 Dyna Wide Glide 18000 miles on front 12000 miles on rear for last few years:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Strawdog
I checked out the low comfort seat at Tourtech in...

I checked out the low comfort seat at Tourtech in Seatlle awhile back ordering when have the cash
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,843
Posted By Strawdog
2012 f800gs

Bought mine new 26000Kms on this summer Dempster/Alaska and back roads around home worth every penny. Harleys now just collecting dust.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,593
Posted By Strawdog
F800gs

When I did the Dempter was pushing lots wet mud. Started with a full tank at 340 KM in had to add a litre to make it to Eagle Plains.

Around Manitoba gravels roads and bush when dry made it to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,582
Posted By Strawdog
2012 f800gs

I bought mine new coming up to 24000 KM went to Inuvik Alaska and every dirt road I can find near home. Worth every penny to me both Harleys collecting dust at home not sure they will ever get much...
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