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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Barnett makes custom cables. You may have to send...

Barnett makes custom cables. You may have to send the stockers in so they can use them for making longer ones
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Cant we just replace the spark plug caps with...

Cant we just replace the spark plug caps with dirt bike caps and coils?
My dirt bike rubber caps keep the plugs perfect!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Good price for a good bike but it is just not...

Good price for a good bike but it is just not very easy to make the street version off road worthy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Your only choice is to get taller boots. I am...

Your only choice is to get taller boots.
I am 5'9" and have a custom seat that is 3" taller in the center to eliminate the saddle and create a bench seat that is flat for ergos.
I one cheek it at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 638,313
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Gorgeous paint and finish on that bike! ...

Gorgeous paint and finish on that bike!

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj205/stou99/BMW%20F700GS/IMG_2264_zpstkzne5hq.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Indy Unlimited
also add penetrating oil and let soak for an hour...

also add penetrating oil and let soak for an hour or so since it may have some corrosion on the threads if it is that old.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Indy Unlimited
No thread locker! Just snug up the bottom bolt...

No thread locker! Just snug up the bottom bolt lightly and front allen bolts.
They will not loosen or come off. If you over tighten them you will damage the rubber mounts. I got 15 lbs tool pack on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I don't recommend it for motorcycle tires but it...

I don't recommend it for motorcycle tires but it works great on all body plastic and especially Sidi boots to minimize and eliminate squeaky walking.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Armor All extreme tire shine is the best stuff on...

Armor All extreme tire shine is the best stuff on plastic and boots!

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/wcsstore/CVWEB/staticproductimage//N3308/large/7030177_arm_7795178004_pri_larg.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I love mine but if you own any dirt bikes you...

I love mine but if you own any dirt bikes you know to always remove the skid plate to do an oil change. SWMOTECH makes a beautiful and strong skid plate!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I've seen write offs by insurance companies for...

I've seen write offs by insurance companies for side stand fall overs !:eek1
Most of us just put a lot of guarding on and treat it like a dirt bike.
Scratches are war wounds and great for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You are fine with EBC HH

You are fine with EBC HH
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 301,101
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I too am a BSME and I calculated the bolt would...

I too am a BSME and I calculated the bolt would shear before the 20 mm diameter sleeve would bend. So if you bust it on a table top jump you can replace the bolt and be good.:wink:
As I said if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,922
Posted By Indy Unlimited
GS 911 will let you reset service indicators and...

GS 911 will let you reset service indicators and diagnose error codes.

These bikes are very reliable and only need some basic service to run a long way down the road.
On this forum you can find...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 301,101
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Due to total confusion on this forum and the new...

Due to total confusion on this forum and the new generation of F800GS owners not following threads demand for these kits went from a few a week to a few per month or less if this thread is buried. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Indy Unlimited
This post should help some sag is normal between...

This post should help some sag is normal between cam sprockets but your buddies has significant sag like a motor with 36,000 mile son her:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Indy Unlimited
The oil is not for flexibility as some people...

The oil is not for flexibility as some people think. It is a cheap way to build an auto tensioner. The spring is very weak and that is why it rattles until the oil pressure gets up. Heavier spring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I run K60s and E07s depending on what I can get....

I run K60s and E07s depending on what I can get. They all suck in cold wet conditions on pavement. Want proof. just run them leaned over or on the gas on wet painted lines and you will see what I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Indy Unlimited
4 to 5 seconds of rattle is normal at start up...

4 to 5 seconds of rattle is normal at start up while oil pressure is coming up. The issue is as the cam chain stretches the cam chain tensioner can't adjust far enough to keep the chain properly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You tell me if this bic pen spring is capable of...

You tell me if this bic pen spring is capable of holding the cam chain tight!:D

http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/Photos/TimingPhotos/TimingChainTensionerRatay.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 70,923
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I trashed my old ones but I can tell you the...

I trashed my old ones but I can tell you the spring is weak and without oil pressure it wont have the strength to tension the timing chain.

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By Indy Unlimited
While you are there just put in a new chain for...

While you are there just put in a new chain for $100 with the master link method developed by DieselBoy". Why worry.
I change mine every 25,000 miles using that method. On the third cam chain now...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 70,923
Posted By Indy Unlimited
not fair to check for slack with oil pressure not...

not fair to check for slack with oil pressure not up.
we have an oil pressure controlled cam chain tensioner.
A manual one would work better but I put a new oil tensioner in with a new cam chain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,440
Posted By Indy Unlimited
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=554561

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834987
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,440
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Where are the pontoons or inflatable raft? You...

Where are the pontoons or inflatable raft? You are going to have deal with deep water crossings ! :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 301,101
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I will email you guys some basic instruction...

I will email you guys some basic instruction tomorrow that should help so you don't have to read thru all these threads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Awesome news! :clap Glad you saved the time and...

Awesome news! :clap Glad you saved the time and money going to the stealer!
Factory should be ashamed that they don't grease bearings and put anti-seize on counter sprockets as factory prep.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By Indy Unlimited
antiseize or moly paste is best on new sprockets.

antiseize or moly paste is best on new sprockets.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By Indy Unlimited
keep using penetrating oil , torch heat and the...

keep using penetrating oil , torch heat and the puller and get it off yourself. dealer will not have anything better. make sure the puller gets behind the sprocket and bites well. sometimes you need...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,980
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yeah there are not a lot of adventure bikes with...

Yeah there are not a lot of adventure bikes with a 21" front and reliable do all touring bike. I won't be replacing mine anytime soon. Just need to order a new motor off of EBay and rebuild her when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,472
Posted By Indy Unlimited
My plastic key lives in my tank bag. no issues...

My plastic key lives in my tank bag. no issues last 5 years.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 25,761
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I have the original gasket. Had cover off 3...

I have the original gasket. Had cover off 3 times. Use Permatex ultra black and have never got a leak. Issue is not enough cover bolts to put seal pressure evenly across surface. Permatex handles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,753
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Devils advocate here says cheaper to change out...

Devils advocate here says cheaper to change out the chain using the "DieselBoy" method then to grenade the top end.
If you ever had a ducati timing belt go you will understand what I am talking...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,635
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I recommend Les Tinius for any suspension work on...

I recommend Les Tinius for any suspension work on the Husky TE610.

http://www.lt-racing.com/

He cut my bike down 1" and put stiffer springs and re-valved both ends.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Indy Unlimited
I do the Alpine Loop all the time on the BMW...

I do the Alpine Loop all the time on the BMW F800GS with Anakee IIs I recommend doing it clockwise it is slightly easier that way.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Both my BMWs run these drain plugs with superior...

Both my BMWs run these drain plugs with superior magnets and better head drain bolts!

http://www.motorcycleinnovations.ca/product_p/bmwdimple.htm

Stock crap is too soft a bolt head and has a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Sounds like a transmission issue to me. Get her...

Sounds like a transmission issue to me. Get her to a dealer soon.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Indy Unlimited
You want video #3 at around 12 minutes: ...

You want video #3 at around 12 minutes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8THENi9gl0
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,577
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Yes drain the oil. Try Custom Rewind in your...

Yes drain the oil.
Try Custom Rewind in your area. They do great rewinds.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Indy Unlimited
Good to know. i never tried to run it...

Good to know. i never tried to run it disconnected. Wealth of experience on our forum.
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