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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Full Power
Bosch 3330 will fit the F800GS You can get...

Bosch 3330 will fit the F800GS
You can get them at CarQuest for 4 dollars.
Made in USA.
Forum: Alaska 09-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Full Power
Must be the '13 F800 in sig line ?

Must be the '13 F800 in sig line ?
Forum: Alaska 09-01-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Full Power
You will likely score a ride north before you get...

You will likely score a ride north before you get off the ferry. Ask around a bit on the boat.
Probably 90% of passengers are going north, past soldotna.
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Full Power
What exact day do you need to travel ? Are you...

What exact day do you need to travel ?
Are you still on the mainland ?
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Full Power
Post Em Up

Post Em Up
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By Full Power
Certainly, you'll offer a good post iron butt...

Certainly, you'll offer a good post iron butt massage for her recovery?
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Full Power
Did you hear it? The intended observers in...

Did you hear it?
The intended observers in Kwajalein must be dissapoint.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Full Power
My guess is your next bike is (NOT) going to be...

My guess is your next bike is (NOT) going to be an F800GS
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,715
Posted By Full Power
That is .... An amazing act of generosity. WOW. ...

That is .... An amazing act of generosity. WOW.
Glad you had such a chance to ride Deadhorse.
( Now tell, which bike do like better: 800 or 1200 ? )
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Full Power
Probably full of nasty old fuel. Was my...

Probably full of nasty old fuel.
Was my bike, I'd drain tank, refill with fresh GASOLINE , maybe add a dash of Berrymans B12 Chemtool injector cleaner, and half bottle of Techron.
Probably ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By Full Power
Likely thermostat is full of sludge, sits at...

Likely thermostat is full of sludge, sits at bottom of radiator.
overdue for a coolant change anyway, 6 year old antifreeze is ASKING for trouble.
Bikes don't take well to sitting unused.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,202
Posted By Full Power
. 2013 model F800GS is recommended to run on 89...

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2013 model F800GS is recommended to run on 89 Octane.
Indicated by factory sticker on fuel filler cap.
Have never heard anything remotely close to ping from mine, to include climbing Atigun...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Full Power
5 years old.... fails to run with low fuel... ...

5 years old.... fails to run with low fuel...
If it was MY bike, I would replace the fuel pump and fuel filter.
. with 65,000 miles, I'd replace them even if they were working, preventive...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Full Power
You could go watch the fireworks show, south end...

You could go watch the fireworks show, south end of the Island...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Full Power
no one will install a car tire on your...

no one will install a car tire on your motorcycle, and then admit it online.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Full Power
High likelyhood of a loose battery terminal. ...

High likelyhood of a loose battery terminal.
Recommend charge and LOAD test battery.
Locate and verify that MAIN fuse is intact.
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do, please , report back with result of battery load test, and...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By Full Power
http://www.9thgencivic.com/forum/attachments/wheel...

http://www.9thgencivic.com/forum/attachments/wheels-tires/17937d1358857677-black-red-argh-do-.png
http://youtu.be/JoqDYcCDOTg
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By Full Power
I hope your Anchorage layover/ repair stop works...

I hope your Anchorage layover/ repair stop works out.
You seriously thinking of buying the F800 ?
Do It

Stop by and say howdy on your way through Homer, on way to Ferry Terminal.
Forum: Alaska 08-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By Full Power
Sorry, cant help with the rain. Actual...

Sorry, cant help with the rain.
Actual wheel bearing seizure, or a bent brake rotor making noise ?
You can pull the seal, and apply a bit of motor oil, or chain lube to a dry ball...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,715
Posted By Full Power
2013 model F800gs only requires 89 octane for...

2013 model F800gs only requires 89 octane for full performance in high ambient temperatures.
87 octane appears to suffice here in Alaska. That is all you can get outside of the main highways and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Full Power
Have her try removing her left hand from the...

Have her try removing her left hand from the handlebars. Decent chance the wobble goes away instantly.
Bikes are usually a LOT more stable than their operators.
Forum: Alaska 08-12-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By Full Power
Other than the bike... How is your body? I hope...

Other than the bike... How is your body?
I hope you are okay, intact, and self propelled.
Tell us what happened?
Carlile, Lynden, and many private pickups travel south through Cantwell, a C-note...
Forum: Alaska 08-11-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,931
Posted By Full Power
Motorcycles to the FRONT, with extreme caution. ...

Motorcycles to the FRONT, with extreme caution.
Often by invitation, never by intimidation.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,341
Posted By Full Power
14,000 miles with HID Low beam, 2013 F800GS. no...

14,000 miles with HID Low beam, 2013 F800GS. no problem.
Reflector has no visible damage.
Forum: Alaska 08-08-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,261
Posted By Full Power
I have a reliable reported sighting of Mike and...

I have a reliable reported sighting of Mike and Ruckus in Homer.
IF any one has phone or electronic contact, please extend the intrepid 49 cc road warrior my invitation for free camping space, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By Full Power
Thanks for the nice pics Nimi. Glad you are...

Thanks for the nice pics Nimi.
Glad you are enjoying Texas.
. The stock F800gs windscreen is not well designed for short to middle sized riders.. I am 5'9" and get much turbulence from OEM...
Forum: Alaska 07-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,261
Posted By Full Power
First rule of ADV-CLUB: " Bring enough bike" ...

First rule of ADV-CLUB:
" Bring enough bike"
I guess 49cc will do.
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F'n awesome.
wonder how many(few) gallons fuel he used ?
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Full Power
nice 'scape. more pics, please. Tell us...

nice 'scape.
more pics, please.
Tell us about that sexy little Austrian hottie there?
I think I'm in love.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44,768
Views: 8,648,650
Posted By Full Power
Bolt thread is M12 So a washer with 12 to...

Bolt thread is M12
So a washer with 12 to 12.4 mm should do nicely.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Full Power
Ya both too purty... Need to get some good...

Ya both too purty... Need to get some good authentic texas Dirt on ya-selves.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,363
Posted By Full Power
Before buying a "new, Improved" windscreen, try...

Before buying a "new, Improved" windscreen, try a couple hundred miles ride with the screen removed.
You might just be surprised how comfortable riding naked really is.
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By Full Power
""Bear spray is fine and dandy, if it's a...

""Bear spray is fine and dandy, if it's a grizzly, and it's downwind of you. Problem being, you'll likely never see or encounter a downwind bear, as they'll have scented you, and left the area long...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Full Power
Reduce rear tire pressure. Try about 30 or 32...

Reduce rear tire pressure.
Try about 30 or 32 first, SOLO, see if you regain the "planted" feel you had with passenger.
Lot of front end instability problems originate at the other end, ie over...
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By Full Power
Good plan Herk. It is a very pretty country...

Good plan Herk.
It is a very pretty country they have next door to us, and some very fine, polite and handsome bunch of folk that reside therein.
It will be a glorious day when they throw the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Full Power
Ran revlimiter in 6th gear for 4 minutes...

Ran revlimiter in 6th gear for 4 minutes straight.
Indicated 135 mph, actual 126 mph, held speed up a slight grade, without apparent strain.
Bike was two weeks old, on the way back from Dawson...
Forum: Alaska 07-27-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By Full Power
Wife offered the following: Leave the hammer...

Wife offered the following:
Leave the hammer behind, since the hatchet has a flat striking face.
You can buy AA batteries along the way, as needed.
Neck pillow is probably an 'extra'.
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5...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Full Power
Sounds about reasonable. Did you hear any ...

Sounds about reasonable.
Did you hear any ping, knock or detonation on acceleration ?
Depending on ambient temperature, and road speed an air cooled engine will vary widely in cylinder head...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,942
Posted By Full Power
Nice install Ozzy. Looking good. What is the...

Nice install Ozzy. Looking good.
What is the maximum fuel range so far attained with your OEM plus CAMEL ?
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I had a 324 mile passage, that is my record so far.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44,768
Views: 8,648,650
Posted By Full Power
. \. \ Your clutching in low speed and...

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Your clutching in low speed and your tall highway gears could both improve with a 13 tooth front sprocket. Let that little 250 spin up some rpm s .... it needs all it can get
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44,768
Views: 8,648,650
Posted By Full Power
. Counter shaft sprocket changes out quick and...

. Counter shaft sprocket changes out quick and easy, hold the rear brake tight, turn 27 mm hex nut counterclockwise, easy.
Probably un necessary, once you have the bike geared LOW enough to ...
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