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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By tah1800
Wolfman racks/bags

Neighbor and I both put Wolfman racks and Expedition Dry Bags a gs8 and a gs658 and have nothing but good things to say. We added a small duffel from Wolfman to strap onto the back seat and our...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By tah1800
You can also plug a USB converter plug into the...

You can also plug a USB converter plug into the Powerlet outlet if you're just looking at a temporary situation.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,118
Posted By tah1800
Welcome home Reaver. Glad you didn't have to...

Welcome home Reaver. Glad you didn't have to make roadside repairs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,271
Posted By tah1800
He indicated its a 2012 model so the bike should...

He indicated its a 2012 model so the bike should be under warranty. You will find a number of posts here and on the F800 web site about the lack of customer service that is received from far too many...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By tah1800
You jumped through hoops to connect a battery...

You jumped through hoops to connect a battery tender? Just connect it to the battery.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,118
Posted By tah1800
I forgot...good point Loutre. He should be...

I forgot...good point Loutre. He should be behind bars.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,118
Posted By tah1800
WTF?? Either Reaver killed one of those cute...

WTF?? Either Reaver killed one of those cute prairie dogs back in SD and is keeping it for a roadkill treat or he's still carrying the childhood teddy for road karma?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By tah1800
Here's my bike on the lift: ...

Here's my bike on the lift:

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u159/tahmail/IMG_0862.jpg?t=1378490995

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u159/tahmail/IMG_0861.jpg?t=1378490698
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By tah1800
Could be the difference. I have the same skid...

Could be the difference. I have the same skid plate on my 658 but I think it would work without it-I'd have to take another look at that to be sure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By tah1800
Don't attempt a lift using one pad! Use one pad...

Don't attempt a lift using one pad! Use one pad just behind the oil filter and the other in the rear of the engine-slide it all underneath the bike. Approach the bike from a perpendicular angle. I'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By tah1800
Trip odometer is reset by simultaneously holding...

Trip odometer is reset by simultaneously holding the bottom center button on the instrument cluster down for about 3-4 seconds - the other computer functions are reset by holding the Info button for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By tah1800
Mine are Touratech 20mm, they also make a 35mm....

Mine are Touratech 20mm, they also make a 35mm. Tilting the bars back a little may help you too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By tah1800
I did the same thing on my 658 and it helps but I...

I did the same thing on my 658 and it helps but I do still get shoulder/arm fatigue on long rides.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By tah1800
Oh great. The barn door has been opened again.

Oh great. The barn door has been opened again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By tah1800
They don't make a low seat option at Seat...

They don't make a low seat option at Seat Concepts.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By tah1800
Renazco rebuild of BMW low seat

Has anyone had a BMW low seat rebuilt by Renazco? Worth the cost? Did it add much in seat height?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By tah1800
And that avatar really is Reavers portrait.....

And that avatar really is Reavers portrait.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By tah1800
Slide the front pad just behind the oil filter...

Slide the front pad just behind the oil filter and jack it up. It's well balanced and should work fine. No need for a second jack.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By tah1800
Welcome King. I've had the pleasure of living...

Welcome King. I've had the pleasure of living here for 13 years and it's as good or better than you are thinking. Endless off payment opportunities and some spectacular highways too. Fall is my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
For what it's worth, the idle air controller on a...

For what it's worth, the idle air controller on a 2010 F650GS is located on the right hand side of the airbox and looks like this (very different than pictures I've seen of an earlier model 800...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
It's black- 2010 model.

It's black- 2010 model.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
I'll be pulling the tupperware off tomorrow and...

I'll be pulling the tupperware off tomorrow and let you know. I haven't had this bike for very long. What do the different colors indicate?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
How does one check an idle air controller? The...

How does one check an idle air controller? The stall generally occurs while idling with the clutch in. The engine will start easily without a reset of the ignition.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
Ran a tank of fuel with Techron through about 1K...

Ran a tank of fuel with Techron through about 1K mi ago. Didn't seem to have any impact. I'll try venting the tank.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By tah1800
What would mke it stall?

Need help inmates. I've got a 2010 F650GS with about 15K mi on it and it will intermittently stall when at idle. It's never stalled out when under throttle and I can't seem to find any recurring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By tah1800
My F650GS is on the exact same lift in my garage...

My F650GS is on the exact same lift in my garage at this very moment. No problem. Strap it down when you get the bike on it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,090
Posted By tah1800
I'm with you Rodooo. I've had nothing but one...

I'm with you Rodooo. I've had nothing but one problem after another with mine too. There are too many other good, reliable, well performing bikes to put up with this BS for a high end dual sport.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By tah1800
Looks like that may be the best, and only,...

Looks like that may be the best, and only, solution here.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By tah1800
Trying to solve occasional, intermittent low idle...

Trying to solve occasional, intermittent low idle stall. This seems to work for that issue for folks I've spoken to, including dealers but the one one here is so incompetent, I don't want them...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By tah1800
Referring to the inside diameter of the bango...

Referring to the inside diameter of the bango opening, not the fastener. They come in 3/8 or 7/16 ID. Not M10.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By tah1800
Anyone know brake line size?

Does anyone know if a 2010 F650GS uses 3/8 or 7/16 banjo bolts on the rear brake lines? I can't seem to find this information.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By tah1800
ECU Flash question

Is there any way to have the software for the ECU flashed other than going to the sucky BMW dealer network? I've never used the GS911 tool but it appears to be diagnostic only and no software.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,496
Posted By tah1800
+1 on the Pig Spit. It works.

+1 on the Pig Spit. It works.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By tah1800
Sounds like a typical BMW dealer response so...

Sounds like a typical BMW dealer response so far.....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By tah1800
Laugh The annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb will run 6/30/13...

The annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb will run 6/30/13 and there are trial runs that will be going on until then just in case you were looking at coming out in June. And yes, at 14K+ feet, it can snow on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By tah1800
There is no fire on Pikes Peak; the fires are...

There is no fire on Pikes Peak; the fires are located near Canyon City and north of Colorado Springs. Do what JayHawkfan said. It's a great ride.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By tah1800
It's mounted correctly but the bike is upside...

It's mounted correctly but the bike is upside down.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By tah1800
Just bled them through the normal process because...

Just bled them through the normal process because I don't gave a GS911 anyway. Fluid looks pretty clear to me and brakes work fine.
Move along, nothing to see here.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By tah1800
FOLLOW UP: Actually, I've now read if you want to...

FOLLOW UP: Actually, I've now read if you want to drain the fluid from the ABS servo, you need to use the GS911 to cycle through the system. I'm not sure how much fluid would be in the servo? Has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By tah1800
I agree - the weep hole of the water pump. Just...

I agree - the weep hole of the water pump. Just went through this on mine too.
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