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Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,316
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Thanks guys, very helpful! I maybe selling in the...

Thanks guys, very helpful! I maybe selling in the future, and will offer it here first. Also the side battery covers say 800cc so... My dad has owned this since new, and was always upgrading it too...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,316
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Thank you. Starting to figure out all the was...

Thank you. Starting to figure out all the was done too it, seems like front brakes (maybe whole front end), electronic ignition, carbs, Ohlins rear shocks.
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,316
Posted By Jays-f800gs
My late fathers 77' ...

My late fathers 77'



http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u26/jays535is/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps6ed3d2f8.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I've used my RP3 from 22* to 100*, it's a great...

I've used my RP3 from 22* to 100*, it's a great all around jacket.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,539
Posted By Jays-f800gs
The f800gs does 0-60 in 3.8-4.0 seconds, it aint...

The f800gs does 0-60 in 3.8-4.0 seconds, it aint slow, especially compared to a car. I'm sure the GSA is a little slower due to weight, but not much.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,225
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Depending on the hole/crack I've Jb welded my...

Depending on the hole/crack I've Jb welded my cast pan on a bmw car with success.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,225
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Pretty sure its cast aluminum.

Pretty sure its cast aluminum.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Jays-f800gs
My skid plate is held by 3, I guess someday I'll...

My skid plate is held by 3, I guess someday I'll pull the oil pan and fix it, but not too worried about it. Anti seize would be a good idea, especially on the north wet coast. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have the hyper pro 50mm springs and a Richs...

I have the hyper pro 50mm springs and a Richs custom low seat. Guessing it's at 31.5 or so. I have an 30" inseam and can get both feet on the ground with my heels off the ground about an inch.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Probably:1drink

Probably:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Ok, then why do I turn better at water/snow...

Ok, then why do I turn better at water/snow skiing left also?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jays-f800gs
So why do some prefer turning right then? I...

So why do some prefer turning right then? I wasn't saying the dominant eye was the answer, just something I read and refereed to it as a possibility.

Also if this is correct, why do I turn better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jays-f800gs
There was a thread a few weeks ago about this...

There was a thread a few weeks ago about this same subject. I turn left better then right. I'm right handed, but left eye dominant. What I learned from the other thread was.

Make an "OK" symbol...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,785
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I was joking with a girl at work, saying time to...

I was joking with a girl at work, saying time to go dodge all the texting drivers. She replies with I can't text while driving because I drive a manual.

Bingo! Get rid of all automatics!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,479
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have a yellow and orange helmet on the front...

I have a yellow and orange helmet on the front side and the bees dive bomb me all the time. Last year had the visor up and it got inside between helmet and ear and stung the side of my head. I almost...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have that combo, no issues.

I have that combo, no issues.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,731
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I'm right handed and feel better on left turns,...

I'm right handed and feel better on left turns, same with water/snow skiing.

Hmmm... Just did the dominant eye check posted on 2nd page. I'm left eye dominant, and right handed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By Jays-f800gs
+2 Karoo 3 I'm a fan, very good road...

+2 Karoo 3

I'm a fan, very good road tires, decent off-road.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 39,105
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Got my AF-XiED today! Install was easy (1/2hr),...

Got my AF-XiED today! Install was easy (1/2hr), didn't have to remove the canister, but it's tight, used long screw drivers to be able to manipulate things in place. Zip tied the controller to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Cool! Like the stickers.:D

Cool! Like the stickers.:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have a 2010 with 7k on it, only problems so far...

I have a 2010 with 7k on it, only problems so far was gas tank crack and a weeping water pump. Neither were problems, but wanted it done before warranty ran out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Clean your chain!:lol3

Clean your chain!:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 39,105
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Just ordered mine! Can't wait. I've read to...

Just ordered mine! Can't wait.

I've read to keep the booster plug connected, should I? It didn't seem to do much.

My mods are, drilled airbox, BMC air filter, Leo V exhaust, maybe headers...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Mine did the same thing once in 90+ temps....

Mine did the same thing once in 90+ temps. Ironically on my way to the dealer to get the water pump and gas tank replaced. Went with the heavier oil and hasn't happened since.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Nice Z! My dad was big into Z cars. When I...

Nice Z! My dad was big into Z cars. When I graduated I had the choice of a 71 240z or a 72 2002, took the bimmer, but it was a tough choice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,048
Posted By Jays-f800gs
#6 I'm a short guy with a lowered f800. I mount...

#6 I'm a short guy with a lowered f800. I mount left foot on peg step up then throw right foot over, much easier.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,579
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Maybe we can split the state in two! Eastern and...

Maybe we can split the state in two! Eastern and Western, then we in Eastern wont always get the shaft for the Westside's granola projects!:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,535
Posted By Jays-f800gs
No issues off road, but I'm not doing knarly...

No issues off road, but I'm not doing knarly single track! Mainly dirt roads, the one time I bottomed out the front I was doing some whoops were dirt bikes usually ride.

Guess it depends on what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,535
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I even have a side Stand enlarger, it works but...

I even have a side Stand enlarger, it works but you have to be careful of the angles. Eventually I will probably shorten it a bit.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,535
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have the Hyper pro 50mm springs along with a...

I have the Hyper pro 50mm springs along with a custom Richs low seat. I'm 5-5 and have a 30" inseam and I have the palms of both my feet on the ground (not heals). I also have the stock center stand...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,091
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Is the only difference in the new design the...

Is the only difference in the new design the holes? Just curious as I'm a Machinist and when mine fails (2010) maybe I can just machine the older flywheel to match.:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Its a simple plug and play device, with different...

Its a simple plug and play device, with different +% fuel settings, from what I've read.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jays-f800gs
My water pump was replaced for that same issue....

My water pump was replaced for that same issue. Seems they're a couple O-rings that don't seal good.

Still under warranty?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,723
Posted By Jays-f800gs
How about an f800gs with touratech tank, and...

How about an f800gs with touratech tank, and camel back tank + stock tank. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I have a Richs custom low seat at it's very...

I have a Richs custom low seat at it's very comfortable.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 39,407
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Thanks, I read the vendor thread for some more...

Thanks, I read the vendor thread for some more info. Sounds like the easy way to go, know I just need to convince myself I "need" headers. Lol
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 39,407
Posted By Jays-f800gs
So I've been thinking about headers (arrow) I...

So I've been thinking about headers (arrow) I already have a booster plug, Leo Vince can and BMC air filter.

I've read I need a power commander and I've also read its not needed.

Would I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,535
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Did this change the rake? How did you balance it...

Did this change the rake? How did you balance it back out?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,535
Posted By Jays-f800gs
Here ya go already set up nice for short guys. ...

Here ya go already set up nice for short guys.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=930255
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Jays-f800gs
I'm 5'5 and ride a f800gs with lowered springs...

I'm 5'5 and ride a f800gs with lowered springs and seat. I bought it with springs already so it's still can be an option
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