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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 62,836
Posted By mischief
Hey Reaver, where are you headed? You know ABQ is...

Hey Reaver, where are you headed? You know ABQ is on the way :freaky

My F8 got its valve clearances checked yesterday, still in the middle of spec after 58,000 miles :clap
It also got new iridium...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,451
Posted By mischief
I think it really just depends on what you like,...

I think it really just depends on what you like, none of those changes should make it handle dangerously. I tend to like a bike that's a little nervous so I raised the fork tubes and run a slightly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,320
Posted By mischief
What plug # did you use? NGK's website doesn't...

What plug # did you use?
NGK's website doesn't seem to list an iridium plug for an F800
Thx
Christi
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,616
Posted By mischief
I changed mine last summer sometime, prolly...

I changed mine last summer sometime, prolly 10,000 miles ago. No issues so far :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,584
Posted By mischief
+1 on this, any seat I can actually sit on is...

+1 on this, any seat I can actually sit on is pretty good. I've put quite a few miles on the stock low seat and I'm quite happy with it. That being said, when I first got it I peeled back the cover...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
When my O2 sensor went bad, it ran really rich. ...

When my O2 sensor went bad, it ran really rich.
I know this sounds simplistic and I imagine you've already checked, but could your tps be a little loose? Or maybe gotten bumped a little out of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
I think you can check the pressure sensor by...

I think you can check the pressure sensor by simply unplugging it, it should run richer without it.
At least you are getting very good at pulling the plastics and air box :deal
That story about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,586
Posted By mischief
I don't know who your dealer is but here in ABQ a...

I don't know who your dealer is but here in ABQ a 150 k60 is about $195 and a 140 is about $175
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
When I hooked up the gs911 it suggested what I...

When I hooked up the gs911 it suggested what I think it called an "adaption process" where, on the center stand, I ran it through the gears a little above idle, about 10/15 seconds in each gear then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,637
Posted By mischief
Sadly, I have to agree with the other posters...

Sadly, I have to agree with the other posters here. I've used clip master links on lots and lots of chains and I had one on my F8 until one day I noticed it was gone. That brought a nasty thought and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,197
Posted By mischief
Seriously? You're in Alaska. It's cold there...

Seriously? You're in Alaska. It's cold there :deal

I have a low beam HID also and 57,000 miles, mine isn't burnt either
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
So I can admit that I'm a little slow sometimes...

So I can admit that I'm a little slow sometimes but having pressure in my gas tank just didn't seem right and Cory's question about the little silver thing puzzled me enough to do some more research...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Today I tried to reproduce the cutout/stalling...

Today I tried to reproduce the cutout/stalling issues from previous and I failed :clap
While the temps were near 100* and the guage on the bike read 103* at one point, I only got minimal pressure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
The stock filter is in the tank. Inaccessable...

The stock filter is in the tank. Inaccessable without pulling the whole pump assembly out. Once you pull the assembly out it will be clearer
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
I knew fuel boiled at a lower temp than water but...

I knew fuel boiled at a lower temp than water but I didn't know it was that low. I didn't think it had a thermal shutdown but I would have thought it would have been pulling more power to overcome...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
I put the new highflow pump in and it seems to be...

I put the new highflow pump in and it seems to be running ok but seriously, shouldn't that old pump have shut down before it was that hot? If it was hot enough to boil the fuel while it was immersed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Yeah, I have a replacement pump but thought as...

Yeah, I have a replacement pump but thought as long as this one was pumping it was ok. Never occured to me that it was getting that hot. I guess I'll put the new pump in tomorrow. I don't think the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
I went for a short (2 hour) ride today, and it's...

I went for a short (2 hour) ride today, and it's pretty hot, in the upper 90's. When I got back I was smelling gas and when I opened the gas cap not only was there pressure but the gas was roiling,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By mischief
Heidenau front tire?

Heidenau front tire?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
That's what I thought until it happened. :deal

That's what I thought until it happened. :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
And a back-up battery for when you bike won't...

And a back-up battery for when you bike won't start the next morning, just sayin'
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,291
Posted By mischief
What is the difference between the k72 and k71?

What is the difference between the k72 and k71?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By mischief
When I needed the oxygen sensor replaced the...

When I needed the oxygen sensor replaced the dealer told me that the emissions system was warranteef for five years instead of three so at least you have a while to get it sorted. I don't know if the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 69,622
Posted By mischief
Hey guys, I need a gs911. Does anyone here have...

Hey guys, I need a gs911. Does anyone here have one or be interested in going in on one to share? They're kinda pricy for one bike. Pm me if you're interested. Thx. Christi. Carry on
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By mischief
Does Mom know about this?

Does Mom know about this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By mischief
Been trading lots of parts for beer lately?...

Been trading lots of parts for beer lately? :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 126,542
Posted By mischief
Fixt. :freaky ...

Fixt. :freaky


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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
That's awesome! I've ridden it on a mtb also, I...

That's awesome!
I've ridden it on a mtb also, I think I crashed. :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Thx. I KNEW you had a handle on smuggling that...

Thx. I KNEW you had a handle on smuggling that contraband over the border :)

Also, I just noticed there is a little panel over the fps that pops off for access without pulling the bigger plastic....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
One pump assy on ebay now is from a 2010 st which...

One pump assy on ebay now is from a 2010 st which has a different part # than an '09 gs. How would I know what is different? The fpc # is the same but for another 25 bucks I can buy a new one
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Everything's better with a smiley face. :clap

Everything's better with a smiley face. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
oww...

Easy there Skipper, all true but life has a way of creating other priorities for us sometimes, just sayin'
I think everybody here appreciates your good advice but I, at least, am not always in a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Umm...I, uh, I, I've been busy dammit. :freaky ...

Umm...I, uh, I, I've been busy dammit. :freaky

I just put it off because it was still working. There are a couple on ebay now but not direct fits. At least the part #'s aren't the same. I have one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
I was wondering about the filter too. I hope you...

I was wondering about the filter too. I hope you get it sorted, I've been dealing with the same issue at about the same mileage. I spent yesterday afternoon copying your filterectomy, putting a hole...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,928
Posted By mischief
Cool2 Somewhere in Joel Wisemans rantings I think he...

Somewhere in Joel Wisemans rantings I think he listed the fuel pressure sensor as a likely culprit if it wasn't a fuel pump. The sensor is on the right hand end of the injector rail and the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
I have some injectors coming and I have a black...

I have some injectors coming and I have a black controller. It ran fine today. I know what coolant looks like in the oil and it isn't that. I'll put the injectors in and see if that fixes it. I was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
Another thing I noticed when I was going thru...

Another thing I noticed when I was going thru kansas is that my left foot got really hot, enough to put a small blister on my heel. I initially thought it was because I was riding with a stiff...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
I've done nothing to the fuel pump. But the...

I've done nothing to the fuel pump. But the gaining oil kinda has me stumped if it isn't the injectors. When I changed the oil, I filled it to just above the half line and when I checked it yesterday...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
Hmmm...

So, a few weeks ago I had to go to Kansas City and I changed my oil and left. A few times riding thru kansas, I noticed that when I was slowing down for the local town speed limits that my bike would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,158
Posted By mischief
Cheap hair spray works good and is water soluble...

Cheap hair spray works good and is water soluble when you want to take them off
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