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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Camel ADV
You just can't stay away can you? Shouldn't you...

You just can't stay away can you? Shouldn't you be busy making CF parts for the pride of Munich?:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,024
Posted By Camel ADV
Send me a pic if you can, thanks. ...

Send me a pic if you can, thanks. cory@cameltank.com
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,024
Posted By Camel ADV
Stock chain guard and shock? At the very top of...

Stock chain guard and shock? At the very top of up-travel the side of the chain guard (angled bit) can rub the side of the tank cut out. It's not caused any issues. :thumb
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By Camel ADV
Yeah it's been back to normal this past week.

Yeah it's been back to normal this past week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,024
Posted By Camel ADV
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By Camel ADV
I was a bit off the mark! The whole week was...

I was a bit off the mark! The whole week was unseasonably cold! I almost froze in Fort Steele too. I wasn't expecting below freezing temps :eek1
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 56,773
Posted By Camel ADV
Keep me up to date please Mike!

Keep me up to date please Mike!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,024
Posted By Camel ADV
There is a Fig-3X and a Fig-3 in your...

There is a Fig-3X and a Fig-3 in your instructions. Moot point anyway as you mentioned your bike came with Vario racks so your rectangles are already cut out.
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By Camel ADV
Bring your bike up here next year we'll ride some...

Bring your bike up here next year we'll ride some great trails. No shortage around here.

How are the ribs?

Cory
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Camel ADV
Just luck of the draw that the year I qualified...

Just luck of the draw that the year I qualified it happened to be here. It was exotic for everyone else :thumb
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Camel ADV
2 of us from Calgary on the team and one from...

2 of us from Calgary on the team and one from Montreal. BMW gave us a Ralle 3 suit with GS Trophy badging, Marmot tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, couple t-shirts, couple Marmot jackets, toque,...
Forum: Canada 09-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Camel ADV
The 2014 GS Trophy is over! We had some ups and...

The 2014 GS Trophy is over! We had some ups and down and when all was said and done we ended up in 9th place. Although not the outcome we were looking for, it was a great week and an excellent...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Camel ADV
There's another photo challenge going up tonight....

There's another photo challenge going up tonight. http://gstrophy.com click the voting tab. Our pic is me getting dragged through the river.

The winning team from the first photo contest only...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Camel ADV
No injuries or anything, things just not coming...

No injuries or anything, things just not coming together. A few odd ball special challenges that we weren't prepared for ... Broomball, 3min spoken presentation etc. Had GPS malfunction that killed...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Camel ADV
The GS Trophy site isn't accessible by smart...

The GS Trophy site isn't accessible by smart phone, just computer FYI!
Forum: Canada 09-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Camel ADV
GS Trophy, Team Canada needs your help!

Hey guys, we are doing battle at the GS Trophy and tomorrow is the photo challenge. All the teams had to submit a photo, that photo will be posted on gstrophy (gstrophy.com) The pic that gets the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Camel ADV
Google translated: On August 14 the first...

Google translated:

On August 14 the first 200.000kms complete with this f800gs

In summary:

Reviews 10,000 kms. according to the maintenance manual.

consumables:
- 8638 liters of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,175
Posted By Camel ADV
I've got the same thing happening on my '09 F8. ...

I've got the same thing happening on my '09 F8. Full bars, warning lights, puking coolant, no fan. Fan is clear and rotates easily. Hard wire the fan to the battery, fan works, bike doesn't over...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,009
Posted By Camel ADV
I would be worried about frying his ECU in the...

I would be worried about frying his ECU in the process and having to buy 2 of them! I'll swap the harness first and see what happens. The bike is well used so it wouldn't surprise me if a wire has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,009
Posted By Camel ADV
The temp gauge was flashing and coolant was...

The temp gauge was flashing and coolant was spraying out but the fan wasn't on. I poked the fan blades with a twig to see if they were jammed but they moved freely. I clipped the fan wires and hard...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,009
Posted By Camel ADV
New stick coils, still no love. New issue:...

New stick coils, still no love.

New issue: the cooling fan isn't always turning on when it's supposed to. The fan itself is OK, I hardwired it to the battery and had no issues after that. I...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By Camel ADV
Team profiles are up: GS Trophy Teams...

Team profiles are up:
GS Trophy Teams...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Camel ADV
You'll have better luck in the Thumpers forum!

You'll have better luck in the Thumpers forum!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Camel ADV
Mine lasted 2 months!

Mine lasted 2 months!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By Camel ADV
I bought the Pastrana FMX bars a couple years...

I bought the Pastrana FMX bars a couple years ago. The height is about the same as stock but they have less sweep so you don't feel like you're falling off all the time.

Had 3.5" Rox Risers...too...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Camel ADV
The forks are stock F8 with Shiver conversion, no...

The forks are stock F8 with Shiver conversion, no droop spacers. The trail should be unchanged as the bottom lugs and triples are stock.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Camel ADV
Yes raising rear reduces rake as does raising the...

Yes raising rear reduces rake as does raising the tubes in the triples. Reduced rake means tighter turning and less pulling through corners. As the bike is pushing in corners I fell it has too much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Camel ADV
The bike pushes in the corners meaning the forks...

The bike pushes in the corners meaning the forks aren't upright enough, too chopper like if you will. Lowering the rear makes that worse. Raising the tubes in the triples and having more tube...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Camel ADV
No, it's definitely not dangerous or totally out...

No, it's definitely not dangerous or totally out of whack as is. Before adjusting and tweaking I like to start as close to spec as I can and go from there. Measuring angle seems like an important...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By Camel ADV
Wink Bringing this back from the dead. Since I've...

Bringing this back from the dead.

Since I've done a bunch of custom suspension work on the bike I need to make a some extra measurements to make sure the geometry is still where it should be.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 22,033
Posted By Camel ADV
Most people including me have a very short...

Most people including me have a very short attention span so highlights are the only way to go!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
Hyperbole! I appreciate the compliment Jeff. I...

Hyperbole! I appreciate the compliment Jeff. I had a good ride but there's definitely lots of room for improvement :nod
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
That's what happens when I skim rather than...

That's what happens when I skim rather than carefully reading before replying!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 95,591
Posted By Camel ADV
Yeah I just sent the hub to Woody's rather than...

Yeah I just sent the hub to Woody's rather than the whole thing.

Did I ship to Aussy... not sure what you mean.

The GS Trophy should be a riot! We have a good team and it'll be a lot of fun...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
Assume you're asking because there's no left hand...

Assume you're asking because there's no left hand guard? I snapped the mounting bolt half way through race when I washed the front end in the sand. The fender bag fell off just before the finish...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
It's a good time! For the cost of shipping you...

It's a good time! For the cost of shipping you could probably buy a cheap dirt bike in the US, race and sell it when you were done.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
Not intentional!

Not intentional!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 22,033
Posted By Camel ADV
Yeah, a friend saw it fly off and retrieved it...

Yeah, a friend saw it fly off and retrieved it for me. Funny that in the 50 miles it could have fell off that it happened 20yrd from the finish line!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
Thanks for the feedback guys :nod Reaver,...

Thanks for the feedback guys :nod

Reaver, the damper makes a huge difference when crossing ruts, riding through rocks and sand. Because it slows the steering action in big hits and crashes it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,336
Posted By Camel ADV
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