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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Indy Unlimited
No I just had the aluminum semi circular stand...

No I just had the aluminum semi circular stand offs welded on. No other mods or holes drilled. I ran the SS clamps thru factory slots in the skid plate.
Solid and no issues at all! Easy mod if you...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27,024
Views: 3,935,321
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The transmission has so much travel to shift that...

The transmission has so much travel to shift that you cannot find neutral with engine running unless you are rolling slowly at the same time.
Neutral is best found just as you are rolling in to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Love running the box in the winter. But we all...

Love running the box in the winter. But we all new the greenies and farmers would eventually get to this.
At least I have some great memories and awesome fun rides thru there before they shut her...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Love my SW Motech skid plate and DIY mod tool...

Love my SW Motech skid plate and DIY mod tool tube mount!
I keep 15" tire irons, breaker bar, sockets and 21" and 17" light duty tubes in my custom 4' diameter x 16" long tool tube!
Very happy...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yes you can just machine that spacer down and you...

Yes you can just machine that spacer down and you are good to go.
Make sure you double check your measurements and go for it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 1,012,133
Posted By Indy Unlimited
70 degree sub frame tank is what he is saying.

70 degree sub frame tank is what he is saying.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You have seen way to many movies. Gas does not...

You have seen way to many movies. Gas does not flame up that easy.
My buddies love to throw matches into open gas pails and nothing happens. It is the fumes that are extremely volatile.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Indy Unlimited
With that low miles i would just check the vin...

With that low miles i would just check the vin for accidents and then if it is clear buy it! Sounds like it is virtually 2 years old but new.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I would just keep using heat and penetrating oil....

I would just keep using heat and penetrating oil. I do not think you want to drill or ice the part.
Then keep pounding on the bolt while supporting the frame on the opposite side with a block of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I can't believe this bolt is so hard to remove? ...

I can't believe this bolt is so hard to remove?
When you get back Reaver chime in and let us know if we should be sliding ours out and putting anti-seize all over the bolt while we still can!:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I like that. I had 1 gallon rotopax units in mind...

I like that. I had 1 gallon rotopax units in mind for that area on my crash guards. Those look well made.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Indy Unlimited
If you have the stock set up put her back in and...

If you have the stock set up put her back in and make sure the bike is working properly. Again Rekluse is a very finicky on set up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,766
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Seems like when you get the suspension done on...

Seems like when you get the suspension done on these bikes it always comes in dirty! I can't wait to get off the pavement and tear up the dirt roads! The 21" front tire just works so well off road....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Your issue is most likely nothing to do with BMW...

Your issue is most likely nothing to do with BMW design or parts. I bet your rekluse set up is not right. Check the rekluse documentation and reset up when you get chance.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 191,249
Posted By Indy Unlimited
How noisy are they on the tarmac compared to the...

How noisy are they on the tarmac compared to the K60s or Mitas E09s?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Indy Unlimited
coolant drain is just an 8 mm hex head bolt under...

coolant drain is just an 8 mm hex head bolt under the right exhaust port.
I have never touched that bolt you picture but I think it holds the cam chain guide block.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,413
Posted By Indy Unlimited
which coil?

which coil?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,788
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have been saying that all along. I have not...

I have been saying that all along. I have not used stock suspension except to get it home from the dealer. I got 55,000 miles on the original steering head bearings. I did adjust and grease when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By Indy Unlimited
agreed you are good. just put the usual miles on...

agreed you are good. just put the usual miles on her and change it then.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,140
Posted By Indy Unlimited
There is no reason our bikes do not weigh 425lbs...

There is no reason our bikes do not weigh 425lbs dry from the factory instead of 475 lbs dry. BMW engineers need to learn to get their designs on a strict diet.

Also as per your results:

Front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,146
Posted By Indy Unlimited
http://www.advdesigns.com/f8gsdetokit.html ...

http://www.advdesigns.com/f8gsdetokit.html

True it is a tight fit but I have had mine out to service other bikes.
Getting it in and out is a little work but it is so nice to have a tool kit under...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Indy Unlimited
That is cool. Cherry red has to look fantastic! I...

That is cool. Cherry red has to look fantastic! I am thinking of getting the Ducati scrambler classic just to bring back the days of riding in the 70s on standard bikes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Missed that. Got it great work!

Missed that. Got it great work!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Indy Unlimited
No brainer. Keep 690 add a wind screen , fix...

No brainer. Keep 690 add a wind screen , fix ergos, rework seat, add supermoto wheels with cush hub. Laugh at the insurance company. Sell F800GS.
Ride! Ride! and Ride some more!
:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Beautiful time of the year for desert riding! Got...

Beautiful time of the year for desert riding! Got anymore pics?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 211,573
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Right below the head light frame is the oil...

Right below the head light frame is the oil cooler in the pictures above.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 291,814
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Due to a sudden resurgence in this thread and...

Due to a sudden resurgence in this thread and inquiries for my kits, I will make one last batch of Indy kits for aftermarket and stock shocks. PM me to reserve a kit and I will size the batch run...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You need to buy fastway footpegs and install them...

You need to buy fastway footpegs and install them in the low position.
These work great with sidi adventure boots.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Indy Unlimited
If you can afford it go to Woody's Wheel Works. ...

If you can afford it go to Woody's Wheel Works.

http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/

If not look for a used wheel on flea bay.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,413
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Get a new fuel pump here and while you are at it...

Get a new fuel pump here and while you are at it put an external fuel filter on her as well.

http://www.highflowfuel.com/i-8927843-new-intank-efi-fuel-pump-bmw-f800gs-f800gt-2006-2014.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have pulled up to the gas pump after doing 238...

I have pulled up to the gas pump after doing 238 miles and filled her with 4.2 US gallons twice now. So I know the tank is correct. Your fuel pump can be oriented and the pick up point adjusted. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah it happens that way way you have a partial...

Yeah it happens that way way you have a partial clog of the injectors.
Makes restarting almost impossible. Cranking and turning it off and retrying like a moron until she decides to start as you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The injectors will clean out with cleaner so...

The injectors will clean out with cleaner so don't worry about the fact that it sat for 6 months. When you own it run cleaner thru her and ride regularly and she will recover. Remember the parts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 27,024
Views: 3,935,321
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Bullet proof motors. We got 2 TE610 2007 models...

Bullet proof motors. We got 2 TE610 2007 models with over 40,000 miles on them. Just rebuilt the top end on one and it had no play on the piston pin and the jug and piston wear were still acceptable....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I change my timing chain and tensioner every...

I change my timing chain and tensioner every 25,000 miles. on my third now. Purrs like a kitten when new and then by the end it sounds like a rattle all the time even after warmed up and hot oil...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have had my canister and vent line reworked...

I have had my canister and vent line reworked from Day 1.
55,000 miles now on stock tank and no cracking or issues at all.
Lucky or lack of pressure?:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Indy Unlimited
No clue how that happens. The forces on the...

No clue how that happens.
The forces on the pad should bend the plates convex not concave!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Sounds like a little timing chain rattle. I hear...

Sounds like a little timing chain rattle. I hear that when it is time to replace the timing chain due to stretch.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Good to know if that fixed it. That rubber hose...

Good to know if that fixed it. That rubber hose should last 10 years minimum. I am surprised by the cracks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Fuel delivery is most likely the issue. Clean...

Fuel delivery is most likely the issue.
Clean injectors and if that does not work replace fuel pump / controller under warranty with dealer support.
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