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    Can confirm, FI stands for Fuel Injection. The FI...

    Can confirm, FI stands for Fuel Injection. The FI fuse is on the wire that feeds power to the Fuel Cut relay, which among other things powers the fuel pump and injectors.
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    One possibility for the (very very slight) MPG...

    One possibility for the (very very slight) MPG difference between the two might be due to the two clutch setup in the DCT. There's a bit of drag on a disengaged clutch (ie, lever squeezed) due to the...
  3. Sticky: I hope he's got his winter tires on! (I know,...

    I hope he's got his winter tires on!
    (I know, it's about 2 weeks before winter tires become mandatory in QC)
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    The speed sensor just counts pulses, direction of...

    The speed sensor just counts pulses, direction of rotation isn't measured.
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    Gotta do this soon, show in the forecast for the...

    Gotta do this soon, show in the forecast for the end of this week.
    Typical process for me is:
    Oil Change
    Fuel Stabilizer
    Into the (heated and dry) basement on a battery tender
    Sulk for several...
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    How many stickers you put on her? We all know...

    How many stickers you put on her? We all know stickers add a couple HP each!
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    I always change the oil before storing whether...

    I always change the oil before storing whether it's due or not. Is it necessary? Can't say for sure. But it's not that expensive a job, I enjoy doing it, and fresh oil and filter is almost always a...
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    As far as I know, those were the only NCs with...

    As far as I know, those were the only NCs with C-ABS.
    The eC-ABS was older technology used on SS models (CBR600, etc.), I think. I could be wrong.
    Quickly searching on a few Honda sites shows no...
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    But that's not how Honda implemented the C-ABS on...

    But that's not how Honda implemented the C-ABS on the NC, it wasn't an electronic thing (at least in 2012 it wasn't). The 3-pot caliper up front had 2 pistons tied to the front brake lever and the...
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    Or how the (at least 2012 MY) NC700 came with...

    Or how the (at least 2012 MY) NC700 came with Metzeler Z8's. The rear was just a "normal" tire, but the front was an "E-Spec" which supposedly specially designed for the NC700, but is also a little...
  11. There should be extra testing required before...

    There should be extra testing required before you're allowed to buy a truck or full-sized SUV. So many people who own them are incapable of operating a vehicle of that size and almost no one (in my...
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    "Value" is definitely a super subjective...

    "Value" is definitely a super subjective measurement. Someone who only rides short distances in town in good weather is going to need a significantly different tire than someone who hits the track...
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    Unless he bought a Canadian S model off someone...

    Unless he bought a Canadian S model off someone up here. Canadian NCs don't have HISS either.
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    I bleieve Gear Shift Assist Pro Magic Fairy Dust...

    I bleieve Gear Shift Assist Pro Magic Fairy Dust works the same as most other aftermarket quick shifters where it cuts fuel flow briefly when the gear selector is pushed up or down. You can do the...
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    Again, just my opinion and not meant to be a...

    Again, just my opinion and not meant to be a definitive definition, but:
    Does the transmission have the capability to automatically select the gear for you, or do you have to manually select the...
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    Not exactly true, the D in DCT stands for Dual,...

    Not exactly true, the D in DCT stands for Dual, meaning two clutches. One clutch handles odd numbered gears, one handles evens. The manual transmission has one clutch. The design and function of the...
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    That's a feature, not a bug! Great for road...

    That's a feature, not a bug!
    Great for road trips with lunch stops.
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    Stop-drill that sucker before she spreads!

    Stop-drill that sucker before she spreads!
  19. Poll: What, no love for the S models? I quite like my...

    What, no love for the S models? I quite like my OG 2012 S in Silver :p

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    NOT MY PHOTO, COURTESY OF GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH.
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    And some people have to contend with all 3...

    And some people have to contend with all 3...
  21. I even had one of the recalled chains (improper...

    I even had one of the recalled chains (improper heat treat, possible brittle links) and gave up on maintenance since the replacement part was free and rode around on that for a year or two before...
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    Sticky: Too bad my bikes are still in storage, there's a...

    Too bad my bikes are still in storage, there's a mastodon statue just about 15 minutes past my office...
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    As a point of reference, I tend to do the backing...

    As a point of reference, I tend to do the backing of the bike without a passenger on, then have her hop on when we're ready to move forwards. Much easier to keep upright that way.
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    Sticky: Saw a silver S (likely 2012 model) in at the...

    Saw a silver S (likely 2012 model) in at the Spryfield NS Sobey's.
  25. Oh absolutely, any time any part of the machine...

    Oh absolutely, any time any part of the machine is changed you would need to have that particular make/model/year with that particular modification assessed to become certified. All I'm saying is I...
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