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Forum: Beasts 12-28-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13,712
Views: 4,693,951
Posted By 14TLC
Thanks Ladder106. I'll have to go the hard way...

Thanks Ladder106. I'll have to go the hard way then. Good idea for the PVC pipe tool.

Any info on the loose part inside the fork.? I think it just could be the rebound spring but I'm not sure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By 14TLC
Front forks disassembly

Hi everyone.

Iíve posted this question on Africa Twin thread but I also like to search for help on my home forum. Itís not so much bike specific question.

Need some help with front forks...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13,712
Views: 4,693,951
Posted By 14TLC
Front forks disassembly

Hi everyone.

Need some help with front forks disassembly on a 1997 AT. I like to clean them and change the oil and seals (never being replaced), but I have difficulties to loosen up the damper rod...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
Just to report on the subject. In my last post I...

Just to report on the subject. In my last post I wrote that will let the dealer to put what ever he recommends until I notice negative behavior. So, the clutch slip happened a few times on hard...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By 14TLC
Forgot to ask another stupid but important...

Forgot to ask another stupid but important question. Is there a warranty issue by doing this? I know it may depend on the dealer, but what would be the general attitude?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By 14TLC
Thanks everyone. I have a CTEK XS800 charger...

Thanks everyone. I have a CTEK XS800 charger which came with extension cable with waterproof connector. Very convenient. My concern was resetting the "droid"



This is a good one. Hopefully it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By 14TLC
Battery disconnecting/reconnecting

I want to install Battery Bug on my 8GS but I wonder if there is any issue with disconnecting the battery. I think I read somewhere in the forum or in Haynes manual that after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By 14TLC
You can try JT Sprockets. High quality and not...

You can try JT Sprockets. High quality and not very expensive.

http://www.jtsprockets.com/

For the chain you can check Regina, RK, D.I.D
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By 14TLC
Thanks.That is a relief. If a piece of that size...

Thanks.That is a relief. If a piece of that size is inside for sure it will not go unnoticed. I was suspecting that maybe during the service something went wrong and the dealer did not tell me....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By 14TLC
Broken Oil filler neck ???

I was checking the oil level and to my surprise I noticed something looking like there is a piece missing from inside the oil filler neck. This is the first time am seeing this. I don't know if it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By 14TLC
Here is one reason ...

Here is one reason

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=807868
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By 14TLC
I will never use one for increasing performance....

I will never use one for increasing performance. To much money for a small and short lasting pleasure. As a prevous owner of Aprilia Pegaso (the one with Minarelli/Yamaha MY660 engine) I know a lot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,800
Posted By 14TLC
Thanks to everyone. I to have small hands so I...

Thanks to everyone.
I to have small hands so I have difficulties. Grabbing the lever is not much of a problem, but releasing it in a controlled manner in some situations is a bit problematic....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,800
Posted By 14TLC
Two fingers clutch operation

Has someone done it with the OEM clutch lever? Can the lever be adjusted for proper clutch operation in off-road condition when the clutch heats up more than usual? Or you can recommend some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
Exactly my point. Seems that this thread...

Exactly my point.

Seems that this thread will end like any other oil thread. I know I started this thread but only out of curiosity regarding the BMW oil. When it turned out to be an automotive...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By 14TLC
BMW Electronic Parts Catalogue

Very nice :evil

http://www.bmw-motorrad.dk/dk/da/services/web_epc/show.jsp
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
Here it is: ...

Here it is:

http://www.bmw-motorrad.dk/dk/da/services/oil/main_oil.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By 14TLC
Just flip it over. The aluminum washer, not the...

Just flip it over. The aluminum washer, not the spacer inside the rubber buffer.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
Strange thing how BMW applies different standards...

Strange thing how BMW applies different standards in different regions, at least for the engine oil. I must say that using this type of oil is unusual practice. I bought my bike from one country and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,750
Posted By 14TLC
You can consider hydraulic clutch retrofit...

You can consider hydraulic clutch retrofit http://www.powersports.magura.com/en/products/clutches/prod/hymec-street.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
OK, be prepared for this. I asked the dealer...

OK, be prepared for this.

I asked the dealer to check whether it's a mistake or they actually put that oil. His answer was that there is no mistake and that is the oil which BMW recommends for my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
Yup, that's the part number on my invoice. So,...

Yup, that's the part number on my invoice. So, Multigrade HD engine oil for BMW petrol and diesel engines, is this OK for the F8GS? Never used mineral oil and I don't know whether there is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By 14TLC
Well, I have to learn to trust it and not caught...

Well, I have to learn to trust it and not caught by surprise when it reacts.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,246
Posted By 14TLC
There are many factors involved. Mainly whether...

There are many factors involved. Mainly whether the wind is direct or a side wind. By my experience I think it is vice versa. The wobble, movement of you hands, body and head due to the turbulence is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By 14TLC
Have you checked whether you have the same case...

Have you checked whether you have the same case as mine? Exhaust pipes touching the engine block. I would like to hear from others. Is that the way how they should be, or mine were not properly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,792
Posted By 14TLC
BMW Engine Oil

On my first service I totally forgot to ask the dealer which kind/brand of engine oil they put. When I got back home I saw on the invoice that it is BMW High Power 15W-40. I can't find anything on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By 14TLC
I still haven't been off-road. Getting used to...

I still haven't been off-road. Getting used to the bike. For off-road i will for sure disable the ABS. A am more concerned on bumpy tarmac, and not actually with knobby tire, but more like TKC-80 or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By 14TLC
Sorry to hear that. Get well soon. A bike is...

Sorry to hear that. Get well soon. A bike is easier to maintain.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By 14TLC
+1 on loc-tite. Just be carefull and inspect the...

+1 on loc-tite. Just be carefull and inspect the bolts from the crash bar kit. In my case I found out that most of them were low quality. All four used for connecting the crossbar seized half way....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By 14TLC
ABS and Dual Sport/ Knobby tires

Has anyone noticed an issue with ABS activating more often with knobby tires? The reason why I'm asking is that I noticed that the ABS activates surprisingly on more bumpy tarmac or stone pavement....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By 14TLC
Interesting idea. Opens up ones perspective. ...

Interesting idea. Opens up ones perspective.

But obviously you have too much free time. Fill it up to the rim and ride those thoughts away :ricky
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By 14TLC
:roflSpot on. And you still own that "Lieutenant...

:roflSpot on. And you still own that "Lieutenant Mumbly" bike.

Seriously, I was very disappointed with the vibrations.One of the reasons to buy this bike, besides that it had to be an enduro, was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By 14TLC
I kept the rubber cushions on the foot pegs. I...

I kept the rubber cushions on the foot pegs. I would rather have them on longer tarmac travels. Off-road is different story. On longer rides I usually wear boots with thick sole. The thing is that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,501
Posted By 14TLC
An old thread but the vibrations are still...

An old thread but the vibrations are still present. I have a 2012 F800GS with 1400Km on it. I was very satisfied with the bike until i discovered the vibration spot. The bike is smooth up to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By 14TLC
Nope. Not it. Hooks like suppose to. I turned it...

Nope. Not it. Hooks like suppose to. I turned it over and everything seems ok. Do you also have the low seat? The part number on mine is 52 53 7 697 694, made by Shad in Spain.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By 14TLC
Bad low seat design or...?

I got my F800GS with low seat and as a can see there is huge gap between the seat and the frame. You can clearly see through what is under the seat. Even the BOSCH computer is visible. This is a big...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 118,158
Posted By 14TLC
The new flywheel is really good news. I like to...

The new flywheel is really good news. I like to believe that this forum also contributed to the new flywheel design.
Is there a way to find out from when, or more accurate from which VIN, BMW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 142,546
Posted By 14TLC
Glad I could help. For the F650 single they...

Glad I could help. For the F650 single they recommend their serial type R/R, model 14V-3F-15A-A. It costs about 45 eur. I don't know for which production year of F650 is applicable but one can always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 142,546
Posted By 14TLC
Hi everyone. Iím a new proud owner of 2012 F800GS...

Hi everyone. Iím a new proud owner of 2012 F800GS and Iím closely watching all threads regarding F800GS issues in order to be well prepared. But this stator failure makes me very concerned. I do not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By 14TLC
Tanks everyone. Very useful information. ...

Tanks everyone. Very useful information.
Casejeep, I saw the pictures of your slid off in another thread and if that didn't beat the tank, than I think it is pretty much safe without dedicated...
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