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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,311
Posted By Apostolos
MOD plate and Motech bars. ...

MOD plate and Motech bars.

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/Apostolos/DSC00514.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/Apostolos/media/DSC00514.jpg.html)

Great combo. Both products have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,311
Posted By Apostolos
MOD plate and Motech bars. ...

MOD plate and Motech bars.

URL=http://s11.photobucket.com/user/Apostolos/media/DSC00514.jpg.html]http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/Apostolos/DSC00514.jpg[/URL]

Great combo. Both products...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 69,554
Posted By Apostolos
LOL. That's funny. God Bless, David

LOL.

That's funny.

God Bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,820
Posted By Apostolos
I just recently bought some bmw brand coolant...

I just recently bought some bmw brand coolant from the dealership. I don't know who make it for them (like spectro makes their oil), but I like the nice blue color. :wink:

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,954
Posted By Apostolos
That's not the impression I get from reading...

That's not the impression I get from reading Joel's posts on the subject. "Congratulations, you've just bled the air out of a cooling system that is sometimes a bitch to do so."

"sometimes a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,954
Posted By Apostolos
I just had my 800GS (2010 18k miles) in for...

I just had my 800GS (2010 18k miles) in for warranty repair of the coolant pump that was leaking more and more from the weep hole. They used some type of pneumatic vacuum/presser tool to bleed all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,019
Posted By Apostolos
I've had to replace several new k60 front tires...

I've had to replace several new k60 front tires because they had a wobble in them discernible at lower speeds. The bars would actually shake. Tkc80, mefo, ect., have not had this problem. Only the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,289
Posted By Apostolos
Here is where I placed mine. It hasn't budged...

Here is where I placed mine. It hasn't budged since I installed it several months ago.

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/Apostolos/DSC00641.jpg

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,289
Posted By Apostolos
Is that idle or actual running voltage? ...

Is that idle or actual running voltage?

Mine usually runs around 3.8 and idles between 4.1 and 4.4.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,289
Posted By Apostolos
Glad it worked out for you. That's why I put...

Glad it worked out for you.

That's why I put the battery bug on sometime ago.

You've got to know what's going on down there with these peculiar charging systems on our bikes. Also, the battery...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By Apostolos
After one flush my fluid got clear never to get...

After one flush my fluid got clear never to get dark again.

No special process or resetting needed for the abs. I used a mityvac. Works great.

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By Apostolos
Someone stole the beak. :D Nice ride. I...

Someone stole the beak. :D

Nice ride. I like the seat. Corbin?

I spent about 7 months in the Rapid City area back in 97. Beautiful country.

God Bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Apostolos
Thanks for the help. I was a bit nervous. ...

Thanks for the help. I was a bit nervous.

I also put grease on the spacers and seals, but I wasn't sure if it was normal wear. Thanks for the confirmation.

God Bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Apostolos
Please help me diagnose a possible bearing problem

I had Woody's Wheels do my rims up about 16k miles ago (super lace, new bearings, inspect hub, etc.,) I was changing my tires today and inspecting the bearings and the rear hub bearings were still...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,997
Posted By Apostolos
I'd buy one.

I'd buy one.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,423
Posted By Apostolos
I like my motoport Kevlar jeans. Take a look. ...

I like my motoport Kevlar jeans. Take a look.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734709

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 89,249
Posted By Apostolos
I've got the battery bug installed and my charge...

I've got the battery bug installed and my charge is the way Joel describes. Fluctuates between 13.8-14.1 while riding around, and up to 14.4 at idle.

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 130,241
Posted By Apostolos
Great video motoriley, as usual. I'm going to buy...

Great video motoriley, as usual. I'm going to buy one of those, where can I get one? Thanks.

God bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 130,241
Posted By Apostolos
Motoriley, My son and I really enjoy...

Motoriley,

My son and I really enjoy watching your videos. He's 5 years old and wants me to play them over and over. We like seeing how you get yourself out of the difficult situations. Your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By Apostolos
Congrats on the purchase.<?xml:namespace prefix =...

Congrats on the purchase.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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The F800 brings me enjoyment almost every day of my life.<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,881
Posted By Apostolos
I never cared about what my bars look like. As...

I never cared about what my bars look like. As long as they do the job and protect the engine/plastics, then I'm happy even if they are out of alignment and dinged up, which mine are, but the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
The backlight only comes on at a certain voltage...

The backlight only comes on at a certain voltage and when that voltage drops, the light goes out. I'm not sure what the voltage is, but it takes the charging system to be running. The light will stay...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Apostolos
That's been my experience as well.

That's been my experience as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
Just got back from work a little while ago and my...

Just got back from work a little while ago and my observation is oscillation between 13.8 and 14.2 while riding and 14 to 14.3 while idling.

God Bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
That's a good question and I don't have the...

That's a good question and I don't have the answer.

I did notice that mine usually oscillates between 13.8 -14.2 whether I'm idling or ridding at speed. I haven't really noticed if the voltage...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
As long as you don't use a tank bag, then right...

As long as you don't use a tank bag, then right where I mounted mine is a very convenient spot.

I could find a spot for it by the instrument cluster, but I was too lazy to fabricate a mount or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
They recommend that if you get a replace battery...

They recommend that if you get a replace battery alarm that you disconnect the battery bug (to let it reset) reconnect it and if the alarm persists, then replace the battery because imminent failure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
I sure did. I ordered it online. I talked...

I sure did. I ordered it online.

I talked with them on the phone and they said many people from the motorcycle community complained that there was no backlight, so that's why they added it.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Apostolos
Battery Bug

With all the stator and battery problems, someone posted a link to the Battery Bug. http://www.argusanalyzers.com/battery-monitors/products/bb-sbm12ps-battery-bug-battery-monitor-argus-analyzers.html...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,151
Posted By Apostolos
I wish you would come and open up a BMW...

I wish you would come and open up a BMW dealership here in CA. No matter where it was I'd ride there for service.

Thank you for your contribution. I've learned more about my bike from your posts...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 266,975
Posted By Apostolos
Would you be willing to share how much you weigh?...

Would you be willing to share how much you weigh?

I weigh around 180lbs with all my gear on and i haven't bent my bolt yet and I definitely don't take it real easy.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,151
Posted By Apostolos
Can you share the reason publicily why you sold...

Can you share the reason publicily why you sold it?

Was it a reliability issue or does it have something to do with not working at the BMW dealership anymore? Sorry for prying. Just ignore me if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,513
Posted By Apostolos
Thank you. I've done that already and the...

Thank you.

I've done that already and the coolant in the radiator was right at the top. Only the coolant in the reservoir was low by about 5 ounces.

That was last week; so far I haven't seen...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,513
Posted By Apostolos
Here is an interesting statement from off the...

Here is an interesting statement from off the Engine Ice website http://www.engineice.com/faq.html



So where has it been "proven" that propylene glycol eliminates water pump gasket and seal...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,513
Posted By Apostolos
That's great, thanks. Someone posted...

That's great, thanks.

Someone posted somewhere (I can't remember) that one independent study showed that while the Engine Ice coolant and radiator remained cooler, the head temperature was hotter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,513
Posted By Apostolos
Engine Ice coolant Propylene vs Ethylene

My water pump started leaking some coolant from the weep hole (about 5 ounces over the course of I don't know how long), so I topped off the expansion tank to the max mark with some premix Peak...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,188
Posted By Apostolos
I could have gotten the "baseball card in the...

I could have gotten the "baseball card in the spokes" sound effect if the angle was a little different.
God Bless,
David
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,188
Posted By Apostolos
I dodged a bullet today...

Or should I say a nail?

Check this mother out...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/Apostolos/DSC00625.jpg
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/Apostolos/DSC00631.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,683
Posted By Apostolos
Well Griz was right after all. <?xml:namespace...

Well Griz was right after all. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Where are all the folks who spent so many posts trying to argue...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,683
Posted By Apostolos
Griz makes sense. Also, even if the F800...

Griz makes sense.

Also, even if the F800 beak is a carryover to fit an aesthetic genre of previous models, it would stand to reason that the previous beak models were created with an aesthetic...
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