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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By DirtDonna
Rox Risers - 3.5 inches

Looking into this further, I am using the 2 inch Rox Risers, and did not have to lengthen any cables. Has anyone installed the 3.5 inch Rox Risers on their F800, and if so, did you have to replace...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks for that...

Hey thanks Stephenmarklay, you are correct....yes, those links don't help much. I did my homework prior to posting on this thread. The handlebars mentioned appear to have a more off road approach,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By DirtDonna
Question F800gs - Handlebars with more sweep

I have the stock handlebars on my 11' F800gs and Rox Risers that bring the handlebars back and up somewhat. With my BMW comfort seat and being 5'10", I still need to increase the bar sweep back...
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 59,235
Posted By DirtDonna
Gopro with LCD BacPac

Hey great service as always. I bought the Hero 3 with Touch LCD BacPac - a bundle deal that is awesome. Shipped quickly, at my door, and the product is great. Soooo many accessories I don't know what...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By DirtDonna
Question Freedom Air MC cushion

Hi, I am interested in getting the Freedom Air motorcycle seat cushion. Good reviews on line but would like to see one in person. Anyone in Greater Victoria, BC have one that they are willing to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks!

Just sent you a PM, thanks for the info, anything from a local is nice to get. DD
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By DirtDonna
Joshua Tree NP motels

:ear:ear Hey, will be travelling to Joshua Tree NP next summer and I am looking for motel recommendations. Have it down to the Circle C or the Harmony Motel. Looking for a place with pool, kitchen,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks!

thanks for the feedback, hand tight it is!! Good to go. DD :nod
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By DirtDonna
Oil Filter wrench won't fit?

I am using a HiFlo HF164 filter for my oil change. The oil filter wrench, which worked on the other filters, doesn't fit snuggley on the 164. And when I try to tighten with the torque wrench, it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By DirtDonna
F800 oil filter purchase in WA or OR???

Hi, I will be travelling to Oregon ans Washington next month and I am looking to buy some oil filters for my F800gs, Hiflo 164, but would like to know of some good deals and/or auto shops to buy them...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By DirtDonna
Question F800 oil filter - where to buy in OR and WA?

I will be travelling down to Washington and Oregon next month and I am looking for a autoparts store where I can buy some oil filters for my F800gs, namely the Hiflo 164. Looking for a reasonable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By DirtDonna
Nuvi 550 on a Mirage 2 Fairing?

Even though this is a GPS related question I figured I'd have more success putting it here as it relates directly to mounting on a Mirage 2 fairing on the 800GS.


So, I have a Nuvi 550 with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By DirtDonna
F800gs Bosch 3330 oil filter ok?

I have a couple brand new Bosch 3330 oil filters. I have read that this filter is compatible with the bike, however it is a longer/taller filter. A friend has said that the only difference will be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,911
Posted By DirtDonna
Ahh, yes, she has seen many miles in a year:clap ...

Ahh, yes, she has seen many miles in a year:clap I just had the side stand cut down a bit, one inch roughly, due to the lowered suspension.....will check the other areas you suggested to isolate the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,911
Posted By DirtDonna
18k miles and the rear shock worn out? :huh

18k miles and the rear shock worn out? :huh
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,911
Posted By DirtDonna
Ok..I'm really confused

I just had a Hyper Pro lowering kit put on my bike and it works great for me. When the welder friend cut off a small piece of the side stand he noticed that the bike really rocks easily when on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By DirtDonna
Installing Pazzo levers on F800gs

Hi
I have seen the threads recommending the Pazzo levers and am interested in making the move. Does anyone have experience at doing the installation, if so, please provide some input on ease of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,500
Posted By DirtDonna
More farkles

Check out Kildala 2000 in vendors, he sells a new front brake res guard; also a nice aux light mount if interested, among other well priced farkles for your F800. DD:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,689
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks

Thanks for the input, will try the rox risers on their own for starters and see if it solves the fit issues. :D .....and GB, also checked out your installation thread, will come in handy. Thx.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,689
Posted By DirtDonna
Rox Risers combined with Touratech Risers

HI, has anyone used the Touratech 20 mm risers in combination with the Rox Pivoting Risers, ABS version with the BMW F800gs? Wondering if there is enough brake cable length when using both. :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By DirtDonna
P3 Lights on 2011 F800GS

Ok now that appears to be straight forward but....I got the message from Jerry at Skene that the red controller wire goes to the Striped bi-color wire to the number plate.

So that said I did the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,747
Posted By DirtDonna
BMW Adventure panniers

Have the same bike - 2011, and the BMW adventure panniers are awesome. You could start with just the side ones to save a bit of $$$ - less the top case for now. Also, have the Z Technic Vstream...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,470
Posted By DirtDonna
F800gs

Hi
I like you rode a F650gs single for two years, and now ride a F800gs. A huge improvement, due to the following: More get up and go on the hwy - less fatigue as it is a twin - It is a taller bike...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,922
Posted By DirtDonna
Double sided tape

Hey thanks, tried the double sided tape suggestion, holds so far. Will try it out for a bit. Thx. DD
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By DirtDonna
Cee Bailey and TT combo

I have the Cee Bailey clear lexan headlight covers and also the TT grill guard over top, both do the job for small or large objects. Easy to remove the lexan and clean underneath the TT grill guard. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,922
Posted By DirtDonna
Speaker velcro

I use the stock speakers, with the velcro patches, securing to the inside of my helmet on the cushion foam/material. Despite replacing the velcro at least three times, the sticky backing on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By DirtDonna
ZTecknic Windscreen-Mirror Extenders?

Ok I got the 20" windscreen and despite the local dealer assurance that I wouldn't need the mirror extenders the bars cannot be turned near their max before hitting the screen.

Am I missing...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks

Did you have to make any adjustments with the Cee Bailey?(mirrors making contact). Also, I am 5'10 and need about 6 more inches higher than the stock windshield - to come to neck level. What height...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 76,384
Posted By DirtDonna
And more........

Thanks for the regulator cover and the rear brake reservoir cover.....excellent product. Strongly recommended.....returning customer, had bought for my F650gs and now my F800....... DD :evil
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,762
Posted By DirtDonna
Excellent!!

Hey Dave, the new bike arrived, and I took your advice, had the MOD skid plate installed right away. It works well with the F800gs coloring and style and I will be installing the SW Motech crash...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 76,384
Posted By DirtDonna
Rick, thanks for the light bar!!! Smashing!!

Here is the Kildala light bar mounted with some LED lights on my new F800gs. Stable, excellent location, and ties in nicely with the line of the bike. Thanks again for the prompt service Rick.........
Forum: Canada 03-20-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By DirtDonna
Victoria BC - F800gs windscreen options?

Hello, I am in the market for an after market windscreen for BMW F800gs, roughly 16-18 inches in height from the top of the headlight. Interested in seeing some in person if anyone in this area has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By DirtDonna
Help! Farkle Problems with my Centech AP2

I got a Centech AP2 complete with relay. First installed a pair of LED aux lights and used a relay for the power switch. These lights have a combined draw of only 4 amps. I hooked them up to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,496
Posted By DirtDonna
Touratech vs. SW Motech bar risers(20mm)

Hey does anyone have any input on difference between the two for F800gs?? SW is quite a bit more $$$, but is there a reason for this?? I have read the threads on rust and TT risers, but any other...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 940,695
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks Tallguy....great idea, am working on that...

Thanks Tallguy....great idea, am working on that modification. I should say that mine are not held at 90 degrees, rather more than that so the hinge doesn't sit up against itself to keep it tighter,...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 940,695
Posted By DirtDonna
Tightening flat mount/hinge

I am using the flat mount, installing on a light bar, hanging them down from the light bar and the flat mount and joint is at a 90 degree angle.
I tighten the 3 nuts but I still find some movement...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks

That looks like a great spot, and using the already existing hardware from the SW Motech bars, an even better idea. I am going to get the LED 20w spot lights(as discussed in the Vendor forum)....
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By DirtDonna
Question SW Motech bars - where to put aux lights?

Does anyone have an F800gs with SW Motech crash bars with auxiliary lights installed on them? Interested to know how and where you installed them. Thx. DD.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,605
Posted By DirtDonna
good ideas

Thanks for the latest posts, we are heading straight over the Cascades, and doing the intall later that night, but thanks for the offer of a garage, much appreciated.

Will bring along those...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,605
Posted By DirtDonna
Thanks

Thanks for the input, looks like it won't take long, will ensure I have all the tools handy, - much appreciated. DD
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