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On 4/18/2018 at 6:45 AM, max power said:

Peeps sure do love that diesel oil....

I have been running it in my FJR for a while.

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Picked up my new demo yesterday and rode it home. It is a Tiger 800 XRT. Hopefully I will be able to keep this one for a bit. 

Still chasing my brakes on the race bike. I just can't get te feel I used too. Might have to rebuild the master. 

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Not my bike but changed a rear tire on a sportster today. I'm confused, some bolts are metric some bolts are standard and you have to take the left shock off to remove the brake caliper bolts. Fucking Harley.

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4 hours ago, 2talltim said:

Not my bike but changed a rear tire on a sportster today. I'm confused, some bolts are metric some bolts are standard and you have to take the left shock off to remove the brake caliper bolts. Fucking Harley.

I hear they require way less torque! 

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3 hours ago, Connie14 said:

I hear they require way less torque! 

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Bringing at least one bike home today. 

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Touring screen that might fit the lines of the bike better than the original. Rick's starter relay. Weatherproof Maxi fuse holders inplace of the main fuses. 

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I put the new battery in her and she started right up! First ride of the year is today.

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Yep. A little 150 mile ride today. It was good to be back on the FJR. 

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Rode the MT for 170 miles or so. Got back home and washed the FJR. Then decided to take the FJR for a short ride. This was the first time riding the FJR since getting the MT. Wow, the bikes are incredibly different, but in a good way. Also noticed my top case has a crack in it.

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5 minutes ago, JustinNck1 said:

Rode the MT for 170 miles or so. Got back home and washed the FJR. Then decided to take the FJR for a short ride. This was the first time riding the FJR since getting the MT. Wow, the bikes are incredibly different, but in a good way. Also noticed my top case has a crack in it.

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That sucks.

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I ordered a Bridgestone T30 GT rear from Iron Pony. $144 shipped. They are on close out.

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raced the shit out of it. 

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Rode about 45 miles around summit county. Thought I was going to get my ass kicked by a bunch of Harley riders leaving a bar.

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Bled the brakes and switched to water on the track bike. Also put the bodywork back on. 

Also did the hubs and rotors on the truck. What a pain in the ass that was.

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Did a test run with the cruise control today it worked great. Found out real quick not to hit resume in anything lower than 5th gear. Almost most did a cruise control  whoolie. Took it out sans fairings because i didn't want to take them back off if I had to tweak something. I live on a very hilly road and it held 55 in 6th grar (OD) and only lost 2 mph up the biggest hill before it kicked in. When i got back to the house I did realize the linkage had tightened up which is odd cuz I honestly thought it would do the opposite over time. That's when I discovered this.

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Not sure if I did it during the install or if it was a faulty part originally but there were enough threads to just reposition the bracket and shorten it.

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Fuckin told you it was at a bad angle.

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Got out today after church for my first real ride this year. About 300 miles in 6 hrs. Not in riding shape yet. My neck is sore. Still it was a great day overall. I even got to meet up with @NinjaDoc. It was great to see you Nivin. 

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9 minutes ago, Tonik said:

Fuckin told you it was at a bad angle.

Nothing to do with the angle and more to do with damaged part most likely from over tightening. 

Hard to see but here is final install with my wire harness back in front of it.20180422_134812.thumb.jpg.80ccc3b08bc19459df5adf8b3ea141c8.jpg

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9 hours ago, JustinNck1 said:

Rode the MT for 170 miles or so. Got back home and washed the FJR. Then decided to take the FJR for a short ride. This was the first time riding the FJR since getting the MT. Wow, the bikes are incredibly different, but in a good way. Also noticed my top case has a crack in it.

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That's what happens when your chasing down a fucking race bike all summer.  :lol:

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Found out that if you lose power, the Shorai battery charger does not default to 'store' mode. The battery had enough juice to prime the fuel pump and that was about it. 

After getting the battery charged back up, started the track bike for the first time since last year. Took a few cranks but started up, the idle seemed off from what i remember. /shrug

Cleaned the chain really well, looks brand new again. 

Still need to do an oil change and change out the anitfreeze. 

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13 hours ago, 2talltim said:

Hard to see but here is final install with my wire harness back in front of it.

Glad to see you got if fixed right finally. Hopefully this won't happen to you again.

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Started replacing all the coolant lines on he bike only to realize once I had the system drained and pulled apart that I forgot to order the two hoses for the oil cooler.  DANN IT! Probably be a week before I can get them. 

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