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Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I used the full yamaha front end. Wheel + Forks...

I used the full yamaha front end.
Wheel + Forks and Tripples Brake Cailper and line all for 400
Rebuilt the forks and put in new springs myself 125 for parts
so 525 total.
Not too bad.

Labor...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
just buy a non abs brake line from the dealer....

just buy a non abs brake line from the dealer. Its that easy :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,130
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Iv had the ballistic for about a year now after...

Iv had the ballistic for about a year now after killing my original battery in my 2011 G650. No issues at all starts every time. Its crazy how light it is.

I don't remember exactly but when I was...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Thanks for checking up on things I never really...

Thanks for checking up on things I never really thought of it as your fault and I hate bitchin about this stuff. Im done :cry. Thanks again for doing all the legwork!:freaky Looking forward to seeing...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I hate to say this but should i be calling paypal...

I hate to say this but should i be calling paypal and getting my money back? 933 dollars is kind of a big deal and I haven't seen a single thing that makes me feel like I might really be getting a...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im dying here. Its been over a month ahhhh

Im dying here. Its been over a month ahhhh
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
if i had a number to track YES i would be...

if i had a number to track YES i would be tracking all throughout the day haha
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5,130
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Alright haha I think i get the tire sizes.

Alright haha I think i get the tire sizes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Thanks for the insight. I read that most of the...

Thanks for the insight. I read that most of the fine tuning is done with the amount of fork oil used. Of course this is after you find the right spring rate and oil weight but I was sort of hoping to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Still confused... If a 17" tire is sized at...

Still confused...

If a 17" tire is sized at 140/80/17 then its height is 80mm from the lip of the rim to the top of the tire.

If an 18" tire is sized at 140/80/18 then its height is 80mm from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 06:34 PM
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Just about every tire I would like to use comes...

Just about every tire I would like to use comes in an 18 and every one of them are either the same height or taller in some situations than the 17" version. So an 18" wheel with tire will just about...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Will look ten times better once the suspension...

Will look ten times better once the suspension and wheels are on! :D
http://i600.photobucket.com/albums/tt89/ZjeepX/photo_zps20f5aab9.jpg

Those damn rubber nuts in the windscreen bracket tore...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
On another note I got my forks in the mail the...

On another note I got my forks in the mail the other day and they are beefy as all hell and Im dying to get my rear shock. The bike is painted Il post some pics soon and im picking up a front wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I'm in the US and they either wont ship or it...

I'm in the US and they either wont ship or it will cost so much it wont be such a good deal afterwords. The 215 wheel is just overpriced for how trashed the wheel is and Im a jerk and dont want to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Just trying to gain a little height in the rear...

Just trying to gain a little height in the rear and keep geometry. Its a little easier to find 18" tires but thats not what im going for so much. The main thing is that I want to run spoked wheels...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 11:53 PM
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im using the yamaha front wheel. Much cheaper and...

Im using the yamaha front wheel. Much cheaper and easily replaced. BMW is too pricey and making an axle/ bracket whatever is way to pricey considering the 100 dollar yammy wheel will do the same...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Links? I don't see anything like that. All i...

Links?

I don't see anything like that. All i see are front wheels for 299 and up each and rear wheels for 345 and up each. There is an 01 rear that looks trashed as shit for 215 but I'm not too...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,130
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Are there any other options for an 18" rear...

Are there any other options for an 18" rear wheel? Do any other rear hubs work with the f650 from different bikes? Im trying to hunt down a used hub to get superlaced but am having no luck and buying...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Cool2 Be sure to forward any emails for the order. I...

Be sure to forward any emails for the order. I need to stare at something for the next couple weeks.:freaky
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Payment and order sent. AHHHHH

Payment and order sent. AHHHHH
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,130
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I actually got the 04 48mm forks and i forgot to...

I actually got the 04 48mm forks and i forgot to ask around if anyone had used those yet? The bearings are supposedly the same size so they should fit but I wonder if the extra girth will give me any...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Awesome thanks again for all the info :D I saw...

Awesome thanks again for all the info :D I saw the pic of your bike and I cant wait to get all these parts installed! Im doing the yamaha front wheel as well. I found a complete front brake setup...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5,130
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Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im in for Elka!! All the aftermarket fully...

Im in for Elka!! All the aftermarket fully adjustables look to be pretty similar and the price is right for Elka right now :clap.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
After removing it did the cpu have any problems?...

After removing it did the cpu have any problems? Did you just take the entire box out and trash it? What did you do about that weird setup on the rear brake? I would love to throw it away but thought...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I just received a quote from Hyperpro for around...

I just received a quote from Hyperpro for around 1228 plus shipping and handling. I replied back that I found elka suspension for a great deal and asked them what they could do as far as coming down...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I have a 2011 g650gs im about to do the yammy...

I have a 2011 g650gs im about to do the yammy swap with. Did you have any clearance issues with forks and the newer body style?

Also what are you doing about the ABS. I want to get rid of it since...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,654
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im in the market for new rear suspension to match...

Im in the market for new rear suspension to match the YZ forks i just got for my G650GS. I may be in on this! How will the ordering go through since each shock should be set up different for each...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Hyperpro Rear Shock

Has anyone here tried the Hyperpro rear shock? I just recently ordered my yz forks and im looking to get a new rear shock to match them. What are your experiences with ohlins, hyperpro, rebuilt stock...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Just had a very similar thing happen to me. ...

Just had a very similar thing happen to me.

Like the above post I went with yamaha forks. For the price of stock forks you can easily find yamaha forks and wheels. It all depends on how you want...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
18,000 mile service

Brought the bike in because it died on me in Silverado Canyon. They replaced the fuel pump assembly and decompression lever. They also went to do the 18,000 mile service and have found that i need...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im at 15,000 miles now and my sprocket still...

Im at 15,000 miles now and my sprocket still looks pretty decent although my chain is a little rusty. I have been pretty bad about lubing my chain as well. So maybe you had more of a problem with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I have the g650 single and I love it. I rode the...

I have the g650 single and I love it. I rode the Twin demo bike for a day while my bike was getting worked on and was very pleased with my single. The twin seems larger than necasary but not in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Cluster

I heard that the cluster is only recalled because of the mounting points. They are weak and can break. So The cluster probably has nothing to do with the issues you had.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I rode mine at 80mph for a good half hour on the...

I rode mine at 80mph for a good half hour on the freeway the other night and it felt fine to me. But I also have no experience with other bikes so :huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im very comfortable doing that stuff myself...

Im very comfortable doing that stuff myself especially when im saving that much money but I figure the first one they will check all the computer stuff that I cant check and hopefully notice things I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
The dealer told me that too!! I just ended up...

The dealer told me that too!! I just ended up with the gray which looks awesome too just not what I wanted. Other than that the first 600 miles have been awesome. Now im contemplating whether or not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
I don't know what exactly will fit and not fit. I...

I don't know what exactly will fit and not fit. I know that the rear frame is slightly different so pannier racks that fit the 09-10 wont fit on this bike. At least that's what I was told at the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
2011 G650GS Clutch Lever

I got my GS last Tuesday and rode it through the main divide trail yesterday and dropped it and broke the clutch lever and rear turn signal cover. It has battle scars already Wooo! Anyways how do I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 202,008
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
Im getting one on tuesday!! WOoOoo

Im getting one on tuesday!! WOoOoo
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 711,427
Posted By UnsafeHOTADVENTURE
:cry I have been drinking all night and will...

:cry

I have been drinking all night and will suggest, I know I know my first post I apologize, that people who have done the swap and took good pics post up write ups in an orderly fashion :)....
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