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Forum: Equipment Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,809
Posted By malloy
Can anyone speak to what soft luggage would work...

Can anyone speak to what soft luggage would work with Jesse racks on an f650 GS, F700 GS or F800GS?

Obliged :ear:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By malloy
The Frame Man in the Sacramento, CA area fixes...

The Frame Man in the Sacramento, CA area fixes stuff like this.
916-927-9712
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By malloy
A tech at RaceTech explained to me that the...

A tech at RaceTech explained to me that the owner's manual stated maximum travel measurement is based on a completely disassembled fork, with the top out spring removed. My measurement was not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By malloy
Update

My OEM springs took way too much preload to get a decent rider sag measurement and the ride was way harsh because they were so compressed, leaving little room for spring action. Intimidators helped...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By malloy
A good read, Itsa! Thanks. "Exponentially" -...

A good read, Itsa! Thanks. "Exponentially" - that really helps understanding "progressive" here as does Snowy's "rising rate spring".

:clap:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By malloy
Tough luck there, GS. Seems like 65mm would be...

Tough luck there, GS. Seems like 65mm would be the way to go based on this. :norton

Have you tried Bolt Depot? They sell small quantities.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By malloy
Way to go ADVers! It's getting clearer every...

Way to go ADVers! It's getting clearer every moment. :clap:clap Thanks for the inputs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By malloy
Way cool, Cave :clap I'm sure you greased up on...

Way cool, Cave :clap I'm sure you greased up on the install.

Yeah, Indy some factories treat grease like unobtainium platinum dust :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By malloy
Question Heck Itsa, we all know that flat landers suck....

Heck Itsa, we all know that flat landers suck. :rofl:rofl So I ain't going there. :D

Reaver, Thanks for showing up. Working with what you said:

"Spring rate that is not progressive enough...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 390,809
Posted By malloy
Brady made me a liner for a Pelican box. Well...

Brady made me a liner for a Pelican box. Well made in almost no time flat and fair price. Thanks, Brady. :clap:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By malloy
Question Progressive air space

ANYONE CARE TO TRANSLATE THIS, PLEASE? :ear:ear


“Spring rate that is not progressive enough may feel too harsh on small bumps and/or bottom on large ones. Rate too progressive will cause mushy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,469
Posted By malloy
Tape the spare inside your dedicated riding boots.

Tape the spare inside your dedicated riding boots.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By malloy
Kip - If you are talking about the fork, look...

Kip - If you are talking about the fork, look here for single rate springs:

http://racetech.com/ChooseVehicle.aspx and

http://www.sonicsprings.com/catalog/

In my experience their...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By malloy
Good follow up, GS! Thanks for the info. I...

Good follow up, GS! Thanks for the info. I agree - the more threads the better to support all that weight!

Shipping costs = meh. :huh Jesse should just send you one in the mail, padded...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By malloy
F650GS with 32,000 miles. Front pads have...

F650GS with 32,000 miles.

Front pads have 2mm remaining. Wear groove is @ 1mm. New OEM pads are 4mm.

Rear pads have 3mm remaining. No wear groove. New OEM pads are 6mm.

Surprisingly pads...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By malloy
Say Funk - Glad you got that thing dialed in...

Say Funk - Glad you got that thing dialed in close enough. As Kat said, "Windscreens = Trial & Error" like most mods and farkles. :rofl:rofl But who rides at 120 kph anyway? :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By malloy
To make the Ricors work, you need lighter oil -...

To make the Ricors work, you need lighter oil - thus drain and change.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE DOING THIS:

http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/30105-Great-Mod-for-F650GS-Intiminator A very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By malloy
Glad you found something to work, GS. :clap ...

Glad you found something to work, GS. :clap

My best estimate sounds a little off. It would be interesting to know what Jesse uses. Maybe 65 to get more threads?

I would be a little bit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By malloy
My findings: Measured off bike: OEM bolt is 8mm X...

My findings: Measured off bike: OEM bolt is 8mm X 50mm. The head is 13mm in diameter & 8mm thick (deep, high?). The OEM bracket on the muffler is 33mm thick.

Measured in situ so maybe not 100%...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By malloy
Thanks again, Moto.

Thanks again, Moto.
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 390,809
Posted By malloy
CORRADO - Can you quote a price for a liner for a...

CORRADO - Can you quote a price for a liner for a Pelican 1500, inside dimensions: 16 3/4 X 11 1/4 X 6 1/8 like this one, please?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By malloy
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=394993&highlight=coretech
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By malloy
Moto - To bug you further :lol3:lol3 That...

Moto - To bug you further :lol3:lol3

That looks like an Ortlieb bag. If so, which size is it?

Obliged :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By malloy
Thanks, Moto!

Thanks, Moto!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,053
Posted By malloy
Thumb Beautiful!!!

Beautiful, INDY :clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,748
Posted By malloy
Agree with Canoe! Front goes away when the...

Agree with Canoe!

Front goes away when the rear does. However, best rear mileage I've ever had on a history of bikes is the THREES. Almost 10,000 miles. :clap:clap

Hope the FOUR is TWO for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By malloy
Question Good looking set up there, Moto. :clap ...

Good looking set up there, Moto. :clap

Curious about the clearance of your 1500 Pelican when opening the Jesses. First picture looks like a very tight fit. Second picture looks fine.

I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By malloy
Leakproof

Ranger - Screws for putting down metal roofs have washers with a neoprene/rubber material bonded to them as a seal. The washers prevent leaks. You can usually buy them separately at hardware...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By malloy
I have mine set with the "add on lip" as far...

I have mine set with the "add on lip" as far forward, upright as possible. 5'11"; pretty good for me. Very little helmet turmoil or bug splats on the face shield.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By malloy
Thumb Thanks, Snowy. :clap:clap Your 7mm is a good...

Thanks, Snowy. :clap:clap Your 7mm is a good guess. Calculating 30% of Maximum Travel (frequently recommended sag for street riding) 180mm max = 54mm sag, 160mm max = 48mm sag; a 6mm difference. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By malloy
Question F650gs fork - maximum travel?

The owner's manual says maximum fork travel is 180mm.

Recently I had the forks off and opened up to change the fork oil. I removed the spring and spacer then measured the travel by fully...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By malloy
Laugh With 800 miles, I'd pounce on it! Probably 40%...

With 800 miles, I'd pounce on it! Probably 40% off original price with good bags and a GSA windshield. And it is just around the corner from you! Used F650s are indeed rare.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By malloy
Jim - The shims are hardware store items: washers...

Jim - The shims are hardware store items: washers for 1/2" bolts!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By malloy
bump

bump
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By malloy
150/70/17 works fine on my 2012 F650GS. Pretty...

150/70/17 works fine on my 2012 F650GS. Pretty sure the 700s are the same size wheel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By malloy
Interesting looking place, Excite.

Interesting looking place, Excite.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By malloy
Haines has a wiring diagram.

Haines has a wiring diagram.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By malloy
Thanks for the detailed reply, J.R. The...

Thanks for the detailed reply, J.R.

The greatest sag I've gotten is 57mm, 32%. This was with 190mm spacer + a 2.5mm washer between the spacer and springs + the Ricor @ 14mm (total preload...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,998
Posted By malloy
Glad you got it squared away, Excite!

Glad you got it squared away, Excite!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,998
Posted By malloy
Excite - Here we are again! How'd the Scott's...

Excite - Here we are again! How'd the Scott's install go for you? Road or off road version? Does it help? :ear

FWIW: I have the same trunk (Emigo I think) that I use on long trips with Jesses...
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