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  1. I bought the package that juggler showed. I broke...

    I bought the package that juggler showed. I broke two before I figured out how to reset them. Lost one in the bowels of the bike behind some panels. I maintain 2 NC700X'S and wanted some on hand as...
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    So it acts as an accumulator for the shock then....

    So it acts as an accumulator for the shock then. I understand about the hydro lock. Makes sense.

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    That tank thingy holds hydraulic fluid. Not gas....

    That tank thingy holds hydraulic fluid. Not gas. Don't know the answer to your question.
    Feel for you losing your shock. That just has to hurt.
    Good luck finding what you need.

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    I have one. I will post pics tomorrow Sent...

    I have one. I will post pics tomorrow

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    Let us know what you find! Most people don't...

    Let us know what you find!

    Most people don't understand that brake fluid absorbs moisture. Seals don't seal 100% against moisture. If the brakes get hot this moisture flashes to steam... and bye,...
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    I used to think along the lines of Tacoma. That...

    I used to think along the lines of Tacoma. That changed as a bike I have owned since 1985 started having brake problems 5 years ago. So much gunk in the system that the brakes started dragging....
  7. Charge it up and see if bike acts normal. Dduelin...

    Charge it up and see if bike acts normal. Dduelin is correct in stating that an old small Motorcycle battery has little reserve. Especially if the bike had been sitting for a while.
    Check out...
  8. +1 on the battery vote. Put a charger on the...

    +1 on the battery vote. Put a charger on the battery and charge it. You can use a volt meter to see if it is charged. Should be around 13.1 volts.

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    Well, that's what I get for trusting a mechanic...

    Well, that's what I get for trusting a mechanic and not verifying it! He is quite knowledgeable but I will have to correct him on this.
    I came home and took my ancient bottle of Stabil off the...
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    Acids build up in oil as it is used. I change oil...

    Acids build up in oil as it is used. I change oil and filter at the end of the season. I don't start my bikes up until the next riding season. Don't go out and start your bike periodically unless you...
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    For Florida that may be over kill... heavier...

    For Florida that may be over kill... heavier jacket a d pants maybe!! [emoji6]

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    Just to ease the pain of the finger... been there...

    Just to ease the pain of the finger... been there done that!

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    Almost always have to use a ratchet strap. ...

    Almost always have to use a ratchet strap.

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    I believe he used to work for Russell Day Long...

    I believe he used to work for Russell Day Long seats. I have heard good things about his seats on my CBR 1100XX and ST1300 forums. I also heard that his prices are less then what RDL charges. You'd...
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    I went the Nomar route. I would agree the...

    I went the Nomar route. I would agree the Goldwing tires are toughest to do. Interesting thing though is that I find that the rear tire is tougher! Getting the underneath bead in the rim valley is...
  16. Hey, good for you! That's awesome. Motard's are...

    Hey, good for you! That's awesome. Motard's are pricey and I have heard that they have reliability problems.
    Those are some great lean angle pictures too. Let us know what Jamie can do. I know he...
  17. I would look at Jamie Daugherty 's website DMr...

    I would look at Jamie Daugherty 's website
    DMr Performance Suspension – Performance Motorcycle Suspension and Chassis
    I have a fork kit of his plus a rear shock of his on my CBR 1100XX. All...
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    That foam is an insulator and prevents the heat...

    That foam is an insulator and prevents the heat from getting to you. Take it off for better heat transfer to your hands. I would remove them properly and then you have the choice of putting them back...
  19. Thread: Oil change

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    Has a MC emblem on the front so I would assume...

    Has a MC emblem on the front so I would assume so... just be sure it has no friction modifiers in it that would make your clutch slip.

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  20. Goodluck, Nothing but rain here for at least a...

    Goodluck,
    Nothing but rain here for at least a week. Getting down to 42F last couple of nights with high in the 50's. I plan on taking off on the wing and going to Pennsylvania and New York state...
  21. Yes, I have run it both ways. Make sure you gas...

    Yes, I have run it both ways. Make sure you gas up! I gassed up in lewiston and my CBR 1100XX has a 6.3 gallon tank but running those sweepers at speed used up gas. I was going to be on fumes or dry...
  22. Enjoy! Was out there 2 years ago Sent from my...

    Enjoy! Was out there 2 years ago

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    To bad it's not a week later! Been to that Cafe....

    To bad it's not a week later! Been to that Cafe. Gas up there. Not much gas going east or north for a while!

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    There are several Goretex lined heated gloves. I...

    There are several Goretex lined heated gloves. I was going to go with the textile gloves because they don't absorb water and get heavy. Then I tried on California Heat's leather glove. It fit...
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    I have some old tour masters that last a little...

    I have some old tour masters that last a little while. Can't feel the heated grips through them very well. Bought some windproof and waterproof Fox gloves. They last about 30 minutes too when down...
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