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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By smitty141
I have the later racks with the bolt brackets on...

I have the later racks with the bolt brackets on the rear.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By smitty141
I have only used the bags once.. And for me I...

I have only used the bags once.. And for me I think they will work great. I like to camp, and the size works. If its only a weekend trip and I'm hoteling they may be on the big side.

I have been...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By smitty141
Wolfman side racks question..

I have a set of Wolfman/BRMoto racks on my 800. I mounted a 1 gallon Rotopax on one side. I bought this bike used with the racks and there was no rear brace included or installed.

On BRMoto web...
Forum: Americas 11-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,654
Posted By smitty141
Whats the best time of year to ride the TLH? I...

Whats the best time of year to ride the TLH? I am planning a 2015 trip from St. Louis and will ride it CCW. Will ride my F800GS...

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By smitty141
I bought my 2010 F800gs used. The PO installed...

I bought my 2010 F800gs used. The PO installed Hyperpro springs front and rear. This is the best riding bike I have ever owned. Not sure of the spring rate, but it is perfect for my.

Not sure if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,906
Posted By smitty141
How much time (hours) and what do most charge for...

How much time (hours) and what do most charge for a check/adjustment?

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,350
Posted By smitty141
Before buying my lightly used 2010 800gs I rode a...

Before buying my lightly used 2010 800gs I rode a TIGER 800. At 6'-2" I felt very cramped on the Tiger. I have had 4 1200 GSA's, several KTM 990, and several KLR's. I would ride my 800 anywhere. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By smitty141
I bought the tall and sent it back. Not sure why...

I bought the tall and sent it back. Not sure why they made the front so skinny. That was the deal breaker for me.

I just put the foam on the pan and sat on the bike. Way to narrow up front for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,343
Posted By smitty141
I bent one rotor with a deer strike a few years...

I bent one rotor with a deer strike a few years ago. I had over 15,000 miles in the bike. I replaced only the bent rotor.. Never a issue..

Smitty
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,977
Posted By smitty141
WOW!!! The pictures are just amazing. Sorry I...

WOW!!! The pictures are just amazing. Sorry I missed the great time and weather. Can someone give me the date for next year?? Will have my vacation pic for next year in Dec.


Just love your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,794
Posted By smitty141
What amazes me was the 2014 RT shock issue. They...

What amazes me was the 2014 RT shock issue. They were buying back bikes, giving up to $2500 in incentives and throwing in a hooker. For something as simple as a rear shock. BMW sucks, it is that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By smitty141
The dealer "did" put some heat on the flywheel....

The dealer "did" put some heat on the flywheel. And it made me very concerned. It is nice to know that is a common practice.

Thanks guys,

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By smitty141
Long story, just checking what the dealer did....

Long story, just checking what the dealer did. Have to pull the cover because of a "BAD" oil leak. I ask about locktite, and they used none. Just checking someone else's work.

Reaver, what's the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By smitty141
F800gs Updated Stator self installed info needed please!

Need a bit of info please. Anyone out there install a new undated BMW flywheel/stator on there F800gs??

One of my question.. was the flywheel complete, and ready to bolt on? Or did you have to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Had my new stator and flywheel installed last...

Had my new stator and flywheel installed last Friday. Here's pictures of my stator with 23,000 miles on it..

Old flywheel..
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Parts should be here on Tuesday.. Take the bike...

Parts should be here on Tuesday.. Take the bike in on Friday morning for a new flywheel, stator, and R/R. For $130. I even get a 2 year warrenty.

I hope I will be able to click a few pic's of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Not under warranty, but the dealership is...

Not under warranty, but the dealership is replacing it with the updated stator/flywheel and a new R/R. I pay $130. For labor. I think that's a very fair deal.

Had issues with the battery from the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
After a trip to the dealer and a stator check......

After a trip to the dealer and a stator check... My stator and R/R with only 23,000 miles are toast... :puke1

Very disappointing...

Smitty

:topes:topes
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By smitty141
I have run the 110-150 combo without issue. I ran...

I have run the 110-150 combo without issue. I ran the Heidenau's K60's.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Me bad, those numbers the stator was plugged in. ...

Me bad, those numbers the stator was plugged in.

Here's the numbers unplugged at idle.

1-3 25.7v
2-3 26.3v
1-2 26.9v

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
let me double check,, be right back. Smitty

let me double check,, be right back.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
So good, bad, or time to trade?? Thanks for...

So good, bad, or time to trade??

Thanks for your help. I did edit my post to show .

1-2
2-3
1-2

You have a pm..
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Between the wire's.. 1-3 .36 2-3 .36 ...

Between the wire's..

1-3 .36
2-3 .36
1-2 .37

Meter on the 20 scale. Not a electrical guy.. Hope this helps.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,659
Posted By smitty141
Okay, here's my numbers... Replaced the battery...

Okay, here's my numbers... Replaced the battery the other day, it tested bad but voltage showed 12.2 at idle with the bad battery.

Replaced the battery... voltage was the same, at 3000 rpm's 12.4...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By smitty141
**Headlight protector glare reducer**

After 13,000 plus miles on my WC GSA I did this... With a plastic headlight protector, there is a glare shining back at you at the instrument cluster at night.

Here's what I did, and very happy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,977
Posted By smitty141
After 5 minutes with "those" bars that would look...

After 5 minutes with "those" bars that would look right at home on a flat tracker or snow machine... You was back at race pace.. Really enjoyed riding the "other" route last year. And the wrecking...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By smitty141
One more thing....If you order....Don't waste...

One more thing....If you order....Don't waste $800+ ($1300. to replace) on the LED headlight, and $500. on the crappy LED driving lights. Get a set of Clearwater Erica's and be done with it..
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By smitty141
I am not a real fan of ESA but have it... but at...

I am not a real fan of ESA but have it... but at sale time...it will matter. Most want it, I always look at the end of use before I buy. But that's me.. You will love the bike any way you get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,977
Posted By smitty141
I will make it next year. I get my 3rd week...

I will make it next year. I get my 3rd week vacation starting in January. So three 10 day trips next year. I used all my vacation at the Dust to Dawson in the Yukon this year. What a great place, but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,977
Posted By smitty141
Sure wish I could make it this year.... What a...

Sure wish I could make it this year.... What a great group.. No handlebar breaking this year!!!

Smitty from Missouri..
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By smitty141
I installed my new 2014 center stand on my 2010...

I installed my new 2014 center stand on my 2010 F800gs. As it was said before, it will bolt on without a problem. But be aware, it will fall off the center stand to easy. I ended up grinding the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By smitty141
I had just over 12,000 miles on my 2014 GSA....

I had just over 12,000 miles on my 2014 GSA. Never thinking they would be shot at that low of mileage. Pads and rotor toast.. Both replaced under warranty.

After I returned home from the dealer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,670
Posted By smitty141
I'm thinking a TKC on front, and a K60 on the...

I'm thinking a TKC on front, and a K60 on the rear. Anyone running that combo??

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,653
Posted By smitty141
Ditto... Just what I was thinking.. Well said. ...

Ditto... Just what I was thinking.. Well said.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By smitty141
Thanks Reaver.. Smitty

Thanks Reaver..


Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By smitty141
So.. are both BMW part numbers are...

So.. are both BMW part numbers are inter-changeable?? I guess thats my question..

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By smitty141
Centerstand.. New or old??

Picking up a 2010 800 GS on Thursday. It will look nice next to my 2014 GSA. But being new to the 800 I was wondering. I got a center stand with the deal. I have seen two very different style stands....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By smitty141
My 14 GSA it also moves back and forth. Its...

My 14 GSA it also moves back and forth. Its normal that the whole shock rotates..

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By smitty141
Pm to u!!! Smitty

Pm to u!!!

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By smitty141
I have the Erica's on my 2014 GSA. They are like...

I have the Erica's on my 2014 GSA. They are like the eye's of God. Simply amazing. I bought just before the Wonder wheel control was launched. I have the dimmer that I always leave on the lowest...
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