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  1. Thread: Horn suggestion

    by NCX19
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    Horn suggestion

    Wanted a much better horn than stock, and having had a Wolo Bad Boy installed on previous bikes was headed in that direction. Realized it was going to look kind of chunky in the OEM location, and...
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    Nice job on the cases Melensdad. Great to see...

    Nice job on the cases Melensdad. Great to see pics of other custom work. Happens the adhesion promoter I used was Duplicolor. It acts like a primer as well. Paint is applied while its still tacky.
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    2 days???? so much here. My ex came for a 2 week...

    2 days???? so much here. My ex came for a 2 week visit, and we were exploring every day.

    Two popular rides are
    1) trip around Shawnigan lake. Beer at Black Swan Pub, or cobble stone pub (just...
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    agree with the original poster that the armchair...

    agree with the original poster that the armchair quarterbacks should be ignored. Ive used one on 2 previous BMW twins prior to the dual-spark models.
    It is a very effective add-on that fixed an...
  5. Thread: Close Call

    by NCX19
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    Buddy of mine and I were riding - 40Km/hr with...

    Buddy of mine and I were riding - 40Km/hr with traffic, and I noticed a deer at the side of the road. I slowed and waved, but he didnt recognize I was signalling him.
    I passed it, but he hit it as...
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    top case color match

    Dropbox - HondaPics - Simplify your life

    Thought those with topcases may be curious what it would look like painted. (Shad case/rack)
    Backrest pad is on order.

    - light 800 grit wetsand
    - tack...
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    Really appreciate you filling in the details...

    Really appreciate you filling in the details CapeMan! Mystery solved :)

    USB charge port for my iphone I'd wager is a safe load to T-tap into the switched lead if you retain the connector for...
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    Plot twist

    My accessory relay kit arrived, and the harness is back-ordered another month.
    So I went ahead installing the accessory relay and fuse if you can call it installing lol.

    On a hunch, I retested...
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    mystery connector front left

    2019 NC750Xdct

    Found this connector taped into the harness left front inside of cowl.
    Green, purple, and purple with red tracer

    green - continuity with ground
    purple - +5v dc when key on,...
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    Well its been a week with the EBCs. - bedding in...

    Well its been a week with the EBCs.
    - bedding in was quick. after the first half dozen applications, any improvement was so subtle I didnt notice.
    - grab better than stock. Definite improvement,...
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    never had this on a bike. however had it myself...

    never had this on a bike. however had it myself and helped others ......
    lights, radio works on your car. You just drove it to the store, and 5 min later you come out and starter wont turn.
    Yet...
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    if the battery is too low to spin the starter, it...

    if the battery is too low to spin the starter, it wont generate a back-emf, and will draw a sustained high current - and blow the fuse. Not the starters fault.
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    600 miles is both filters plus oil. So, so, ...

    600 miles is both filters plus oil.
    So, so, easy - you can do yourself.
    I bought everything from the dealer and kept the invoice in case there is ever an issue later on.
    I wanted to see my old...
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    Since Ive had multiple brands, I had multiple...

    Since Ive had multiple brands, I had multiple motorcycle mfgr branded jackets.

    Smartened up a couple years ago, sold em all and have a Klim now.
    It breathes, yet I have a gortex liner from a...
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    After having just replaced my front pads - watch...

    After having just replaced my front pads - watch out for the 2 SS spring clips that secure to the inside of the caliper.
    Also the inboard pad had a stainless backing pad, and what I take to be an...
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    OK $49 Canuk bucks to the door, and I have my EBC...

    OK $49 Canuk bucks to the door, and I have my EBC HH fronts installed.
    First couple applications disappointing. Number 3 to 6 each got better. Progressively doing harder applications, but short 2-3...
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    got the cheapest i could find on amazon. came...

    got the cheapest i could find on amazon. came with 3m double sided tape which I used. Also came with plastic rivets which I didnt use. Not drilling holes. However I supplemented the tape with clear...
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    Yep Tacoma, I've discovered the british NC forum...

    Yep Tacoma, I've discovered the british NC forum too, and there are 4 posts I found on brake pads, and EBC HH seem to be the choice. Brembo SAs are perhaps a bit more bite and are more expensive .....
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    no way :( Sure puts a damper on the EBCs ...

    no way :( Sure puts a damper on the EBCs

    Hoping someone /s have tried other brands (eg Brembo) with positive results and will chime in.
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    brake pad suggestions

    Did an advanced search, but didnt pickup a thread in 7 pages of older results with any concrete suggestions from experience.

    I find the front brake adequate in city and occasional highway braking....
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    When new, I was concerned about the lack of...

    When new, I was concerned about the lack of braking performance, esp. the front.
    About 1000km on it now, and they are much better. Overall they are not the premium stoppers I have experienced on...
  22. Thread: Battery problem?

    by NCX19
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    Dirty connectors at the battery will contribute...

    Dirty connectors at the battery will contribute to a non-start, yet lights/horn work.
    How the battery is stored in the off season (needs a maintainer, or plates will sulphate). Same for inadequate...
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    I had a BMW R1150R many years ago. I remember...

    I had a BMW R1150R many years ago. I remember doing the bars, risers, seat, so much stuff to get comfy, and was sure each mod was an improvement. When I traded it I put it all back to stock, and...
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    Canada msrp on the dct is 10100, plus 695frt, 195...

    Canada msrp on the dct is 10100, plus 695frt, 195 doc fee
    Non DCT is $1000 less.
    I have the same philosophy ....... MSRP plus taxes, no add-on fees, and first service included,
    - Never had...
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    i know im replying to an old thread - but for the...

    i know im replying to an old thread - but for the next person to view this. google SpeedoAngels.
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