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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,495
Posted By ebrabaek
Whilst not all agrees with this, I will say Yes....

Whilst not all agrees with this, I will say Yes. As your motor is above 2500 rpm the clutch is locked up, and just as with out the Rekluse, you would need the clutch. Try riding your bike and shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,180
Posted By ebrabaek
One of the first things I am going to make, once...

One of the first things I am going to make, once set up in my new house, is a K-39/CF head guard. Not just a pretty one like BMW offered on their pre wc 12GS, but one that will actually do the job,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,501
Posted By ebrabaek
Whhooaaaa..... Couldnt affor the rebel so I got a...

Whhooaaaa..... Couldnt affor the rebel so I got a '14 12GS.....:D:evil:lol3 It has Stock LEDs, but I will admit to that yours and mine have better light.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,351
Posted By ebrabaek
You are correct. If you have the slot on the top....

You are correct. If you have the slot on the top. then careful when tightening the two bolts. It was hit and miss what bike year ended up with the slotted and not.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,180
Posted By ebrabaek
Perhaps as a fair comparrison, they should have...

Perhaps as a fair comparrison, they should have launched the orange bike over the same cliff and see what happened.:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ebrabaek
Wooooow what...... you must have just missed us....

Wooooow what...... you must have just missed us. Thats a bummer. Ehhhhhhhh.... coming back up sometime...?????
Where is your ride report. You went by our house for sale....???? Could have called ya...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,351
Posted By ebrabaek
No worries amigo. The double nut on the clutch...

No worries amigo. The double nut on the clutch perch ( cable side on top of the clutch cover) is how you adjust it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,351
Posted By ebrabaek
When I was stock clutching it I had between...

When I was stock clutching it I had between 8-10mm or 1/2-3/2 inch slack when pulling the lever, before the clutch arm on the cover moved. Important part is not to have it too tight, as it will wear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,501
Posted By ebrabaek
None cheap. Flea market. ...

None cheap.

Flea market.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1006236
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,351
Posted By ebrabaek
Dealer stuck ya. Those cover bolts are fine for...

Dealer stuck ya. Those cover bolts are fine for continuous use. No need for replacing them. Good thing is that now ya have extras. Don't toss the old ones. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By ebrabaek
I knew it.... I knew it all along....:D:D

I knew it.... I knew it all along....:D:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,501
Posted By ebrabaek
I think they have something else in mind.... :D:D

I think they have something else in mind.... :D:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,400
Posted By ebrabaek
Due to the firing order of the twin, it is really...

Due to the firing order of the twin, it is really hard to make it sound like a good powerful thumper. I to went from a DRZ 470, and that bike ment the world when running, and after trying a few...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,495
Posted By ebrabaek
The shudder was eliminated when Rekluse switched...

The shudder was eliminated when Rekluse switched from ball to friction pads. I have not seen this. You are the first that have reported this, as far as I am concerned. If this was my bike, I would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,495
Posted By ebrabaek
In general, if you create too much friction by...

In general, if you create too much friction by riding in the friction zone then you fry the clutch. Rekluse or not. That being said, the Rekluse is much better at metering this, and I have done quite...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ebrabaek
None..... That is the only two choices. Being...

None..... That is the only two choices. Being that you are in Oside, perhaps a shout out to fellow socal riders, with the Rekluse. Pick their brains and see what they have to say. Neither solution is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By ebrabaek
My assessment was the opposite. The Adventure...

My assessment was the opposite. The Adventure felt bulkier, and it was harder to maneuver.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,137
Posted By ebrabaek
I think you hit the nail on the head, and I...

I think you hit the nail on the head, and I second your motion.:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,172
Posted By ebrabaek
Sounds great. Personally I think the EXP is at...

Sounds great. Personally I think the EXP is at least 12 months out, and perhaps more. The 12 does not need it nowhere nearly as much as the 8GS. Geared lower, and great off idle control. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,030
Posted By ebrabaek
Perhaps you are right. That being said, when the...

Perhaps you are right. That being said, when the clutch fails, the lining "glazes" on the friction discs, due to friction, and high heat. When that happens the clutch begins slipping. No amount of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,172
Posted By ebrabaek
Assuming this was for me.....:D Short answer:...

Assuming this was for me.....:D
Short answer: Physical size
Long answer: I do take' em off road. First, I thought that it was too big, but then I looked back and mentally went over the terrain I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By ebrabaek
:D:lol3.... Well said amigo.....:freaky

:D:lol3.... Well said amigo.....:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By ebrabaek
No. The XIED is good, and fixes a lot of...

No.
The XIED is good, and fixes a lot of problems, but does not quite yield the performance of the PC-5.

BMW-AF-XIED
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933821

PC-5/AT...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,172
Posted By ebrabaek
Such anger and frustration.......:lol3

Such anger and frustration.......:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,172
Posted By ebrabaek
There is no way I would switch the 8 gs for the...

There is no way I would switch the 8 gs for the pre water 12gs.
I have ridden them many times...... the water 12 is a whole differet storry.
I am not missing the 8 at all. I would encurage any 8 gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,239
Posted By ebrabaek
Cedaredge got a bit of snow this past week...

Cedaredge got a bit of snow this past week end.... went up on the mesa on Saturday. Hope the dealer make haste of the delivery. :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By ebrabaek
The small addition you have in the 0 throttle box...

The small addition you have in the 0 throttle box will not make the bike do this. I think you have something else going here. Your map looks normal, and I dont believe that the PC-5 it the culprit,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,146
Posted By ebrabaek
If I was going to weld it I would disconnect both...

If I was going to weld it I would disconnect both positive and negative on the battery.....remove the bmsk ground connection ........ and disconnect the antiskid module. I have welded many items on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By ebrabaek
Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo....... not that...

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo....... not that moron. I am smarter than a fish....... bieber....... not so much.:lol3:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By ebrabaek
I really want to spin the bear.......on the 12....

I really want to spin the bear.......on the 12. Most likely need a new set of undies in doing so..... but rest assured that I will not end up back on fivefitty....... but in telluride. Need knobbies...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,331
Posted By ebrabaek
Sounds to me that reavers shed is now in your...

Sounds to me that reavers shed is now in your back yard.....
Great ya got it sorted corry.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By ebrabaek
Wait what....... does it count that I kept the...

Wait what....... does it count that I kept the luggage boxes I made for the 8gs....and are modding them with new top and fit for the 12.....?????:evil
Come to think of it...... I think that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By ebrabaek
12 gs for the comute....... 12 gs for the...

12 gs for the comute.......
12 gs for the dirt.......
For everything else........ 12 gs.

Not kidding either.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,777
Posted By ebrabaek
Coolant thread..... :evil

Coolant thread..... :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By ebrabaek
The 3 will not perform as well as the 5 will. It...

The 3 will not perform as well as the 5 will. It is a better all around user friendly setup, and current on DJ's site. The 3 is not supported, at least that was the situation when I got my 5 last...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,030
Posted By ebrabaek
It is really great of you to document all this...

It is really great of you to document all this with pictures. I know it must be painful, but I applaud you for doing this so we can all see.
IMHO there are no way you could have done this. It is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By ebrabaek
I went with the '14 GS. Welcome....:freaky

I went with the '14 GS.
Welcome....:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 45,123
Posted By ebrabaek
:D:rofl:lol3:freaky

:D:rofl:lol3:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By ebrabaek
Ahhhhhh..... good deal.

Ahhhhhh..... good deal.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,030
Posted By ebrabaek
I would not be. Not the sligtest, and neither...

I would not be. Not the sligtest, and neither should anyone else. When the clutch fails under normal conditions ( not sure we can call it normal conditions, as they can be accelerated by the rider...
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