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Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,545
Posted By machinebuilder
Maybe....... I have heard of some manufacturers...

Maybe....... I have heard of some manufacturers using the ABS ring signals to tell if a tire is turning faster. Meaning its a smaller diameter than the others and sensing a low tire that way.

Of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,535
Posted By machinebuilder
This is an interesting one, it's the only place...

This is an interesting one, it's the only place I've seen graves like this.
http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Hobbies/motorcycling/i-JB5mr8m/0/M/hgway%2084%20graveyard-M.jpg

I remember being told...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,535
Posted By machinebuilder
I used the entrance pic last spring.

I used the entrance pic last spring.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,535
Posted By machinebuilder
http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Other/Tennesee-m...

http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Other/Tennesee-misc/i-CDxBf2x/0/M/susie%20rymer-M.jpg

Here's one of the stones there, I thought it's pretty interesting
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,441
Posted By machinebuilder
Your Options may be different. I did the...

Your Options may be different.

I did the same as Indy and went with the AK-20's setup for "Extreme Offroad"

I decided I wanted the best for the worst conditions, IMHO if you are staying on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,441
Posted By machinebuilder
FORKS, without a question.

FORKS, without a question.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,441
Posted By machinebuilder
+many I could not believe the difference...

+many

I could not believe the difference after I did mine.


And I can't believe I've done some really stupid things without being hurt badly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,583
Posted By machinebuilder
I've got the Wilburs, it works great. I think I...

I've got the Wilburs, it works great. I think I would get a Yacugar instead, from what I understand it's a bigger bang for the buck.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,469
Posted By machinebuilder
Scroll down the page there is a thread about it ...

Scroll down the page there is a thread about it


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By machinebuilder
I Just found a pic of the sun rim and my stock...

I Just found a pic of the sun rim and my stock rim on my phone
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/09/1b8bfec8521d5af709ea984e520860d7.jpg



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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By machinebuilder
Why change the wheel? It's the sprocket carrier...

Why change the wheel? It's the sprocket carrier that's broken.


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By machinebuilder
Again Buchanan has the sun rim in the stock size...

Again Buchanan has the sun rim in the stock size and doesn't drill it until you order.


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By machinebuilder
I didn't lace it myself. I got a Sun Rim...

I didn't lace it myself.

I got a Sun Rim from http://www.buchananspokes.com/

and reused my stoke spokes and hub.


it cost me about $200 for the rim and I had a local shop lace and true it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,064
Posted By machinebuilder
The springs shouldn't be as much an issue as the...

The springs shouldn't be as much an issue as the crappy damping.

The Marcozi forks on the Pre 2013 are known to hydro-lock, this is felt as a violent stop in the fork on a sharp edge (example...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By machinebuilder
The KLR is a good bike, it is set up for bout ...

The KLR is a good bike, it is set up for bout 150LB rider

The F800 is a much better bike, that is set up for about a 185lb rider.

Both are about the same weight/size etc but he F800 has 85hp...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10,246
Views: 2,148,184
Posted By machinebuilder
If you're in the city or on the island there is a...

If you're in the city or on the island there is a big sign in Yonkers marking an exit as UPSTATE.........so anything north of Yonkers must be UPSTATE.

BUT DOWNSTATE Correctional Facility is right...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 599,818
Posted By machinebuilder
I think that's common for madstadd owners. I...

I think that's common for madstadd owners.

I have 2 that are broken, one I glued back together with Plastic epoxy and it seems to be holding up.

I don't use the plastic part unless I really...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 58,503
Posted By machinebuilder
Yes, I was sitting next to Megan (workerant) and...

Yes, I was sitting next to Megan (workerant) and across from Gabe (Mossy Creek).

I didn't catch who you are either.
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By machinebuilder
I've been doing this stuff for a long time. My...

I've been doing this stuff for a long time. My emphasis is machine controls but I work on almost any part of the machine. Mainly CNC mills and lathes but a lot of custom stuff to.

The P-AB center...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 58,503
Posted By machinebuilder
I'll have to make it now. It's been interesting...

I'll have to make it now. It's been interesting in your other thread.
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By machinebuilder
A 5/3 means 5 port 3 position. Ports A,B...

A 5/3 means 5 port 3 position.

Ports A,B hook to cylinder
port P, hook to Air supply
Ports E, exhaust (2x)

3 position
Position 1, P-A, B-E
Position 2 (center) A-E, B-E, P is blocked...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By machinebuilder
IMHO IF you understand the Aux M-codes and...

IMHO

IF you understand the Aux M-codes and how to wire a solenoid and 2 switches so they work, the cylinder is the easiest way to do it.

Use a 5 port valve (preferably a AB to P Center for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 211,421
Posted By machinebuilder
Calling Dragonester................it can't get...

Calling Dragonester................it can't get much closer:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By machinebuilder
If I were to do anything, I would talk to one of...

If I were to do anything, I would talk to one of the suspension guy's like Ted porter or Konflict, and see if you get it sprung for your weight at the low end how much more weight you can add with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,523
Posted By machinebuilder
Their web site says call for pricing. I have...

Their web site says call for pricing.

I have a 2009 F800GS, I have not seen anything here about the 2013+ with the WP forks.

IMHO it is the best thing you can do for the bike (shock is 2nd). ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,523
Posted By machinebuilder
Read the suspension threads.................look...

Read the suspension threads.................look at Traxxion Dynamics (in Georgia)
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,955
Posted By machinebuilder
2009 F800gs with AK20's ("extreme" offroad setup)...

2009 F800gs with AK20's ("extreme" offroad setup)

I'm only up to 25000mi on mine, alot of those miles were on fairly rough back roads and a lot of rocks, but I haven't checked the bearings closely...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By machinebuilder
If I remember correctly I unbolted the chain...

If I remember correctly I unbolted the chain guide and got to the lower bolt easily.

I just checked the repair DVD and that's how BMW says to do it
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By machinebuilder
+1 AK20 except I didn't need it shipped down...

+1 AK20

except I didn't need it shipped down under:evil

When I was researching for my 2009, th options were a bit less but came down to

Bitubo.....they had some issues...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By machinebuilder
I hope not he's doing the REAR SHOCK:deal :lol3

I hope not he's doing the REAR SHOCK:deal :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By machinebuilder
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/31/98a3673...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/31/98a367389573dab9f850fd93555dc59c.jpg

This was as I was leaving home on a trip that ended up being 3533 miles. They do fine most of this trip was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By machinebuilder
It's the same as any shock. Remove the bolts,...

It's the same as any shock. Remove the bolts, remove the shock, install the new shock, install the bolts. Way over simplified I think it took maybe 45 min to install mine


Sent from my...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By machinebuilder
ok it looks like you have a problem. From...

ok it looks like you have a problem.

From looking at a Husky parts Fiche a TR650 uses a 17x40x12 bearing.

according to bearing book this would be a 6203 deep groove ball bearing

the 17mm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 166,109
Posted By machinebuilder
Which light pattern on the BD's? Do you have a...

Which light pattern on the BD's? Do you have a nighttime Pic to show the pattern (looking away from the bike)?

I have been considering the Wide cornering lights but would like to know how they...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By machinebuilder
Look in the Rockies regional, there should be a...

Look in the Rockies regional, there should be a thread for every year.

I went in 2011 (the last year there was dirt). as far as where to stay, it doesn't matter just plan on waiting in line...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By machinebuilder
Its very dependant on elevation and shade. ...

Its very dependant on elevation and shade.

This was near rattlesnake gap 12/25 (about 4000')

http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Hobbies/motorcycling/i-J767Bm3/0/M/Skyway-M.jpg

All the lower...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By machinebuilder
Wore out:rofl:rofl:rofl ...

Wore out:rofl:rofl:rofl

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=688396


What is costing $4-6000 per year?:ear

I'm only riding about 5000mi per year but the repairs and maintenance...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By machinebuilder
If you're thinking Dieslboy (I think) he was at...

If you're thinking Dieslboy (I think) he was at about 135K Miles when he hit a deer on the PA turnpike
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,645
Posted By machinebuilder
I agree, some of the best money I have spent is...

I agree, some of the best money I have spent is the suspension upgrades on this bike. The forks first and then the shock, I think if you are only riding street you might get away with spring and oil...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,335
Posted By machinebuilder
I just remembered the salesman I dealt with was...

I just remembered the salesman I dealt with was Lou Gehrig.......Not the ball player:evil The first person I talked to at the dealer was Ray Varner, I was out riding and thought I'd stop and see if...
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