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  1. Thread: DTC Lockup

    by HarveyM
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    The manual suggests rocking the bike back and...

    The manual suggests rocking the bike back and forth to disengage the transmission- it might have prevented the bike getting 'confused'. As for stopping the engine in gear, now you know...
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    There were changes in the 2018 model to be aware...

    There were changes in the 2018 model to be aware of - LED headlights, traction control & raised red line are the main ones. I wouldn't be inclined to be the third owner a two year old model for a 9%...
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    Congratulations forty two; For just having the...

    Congratulations forty two; For just having the discussion I'd call that a win.
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    Not to put too fine a point on it, look those...

    Not to put too fine a point on it, look those negative family members and decide if you want to live your life exactly like they live theirs, because that’s the only way to keep them ‘happy’.
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    Sometimes more isn't better; The first season I...

    Sometimes more isn't better; The first season I toured on the NC I used 159 litres at 92 pounds (Givi V35's & dry bag). The bike was great, but I hated doing low speed maneuvers. Next season I...
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    It's true 'round the worlder's' do take extra...

    It's true 'round the worlder's' do take extra cables with them ( and even extra levers/ visegrips). It's also sugested to install the spare (to make sure it works properly & you know how to do it)....
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    It's possible, just be glad it didn't decide to...

    It's possible, just be glad it didn't decide to use your wiring to line it's nest!
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    You could put on some Shinko 705s for a couple...

    You could put on some Shinko 705s for a couple hundred, raise your asking price, and advertise 'new tires'....
  9. No. My gas tank has an overflow/vent tube, so the...

    No. My gas tank has an overflow/vent tube, so the gas tank doesn't develop vacuum to suck fuel out of an Aux tank. Even if you sealed the tank, what happens if you drop the bike? Will your setup leak...
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    I often shift between modes 'on the fly'. ...

    I often shift between modes 'on the fly'. There's a limited access drive that I like to do in S & then I shift to D when I turn off into the community. For that you only need to close the throttle....
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    Ernst, you might want to try a trial run before...

    Ernst, you might want to try a trial run before spending. I found the suspension much more comfortable with a 264 lb load (me & luggage) than just my ~170 lbs. Here's a thread on improving the Showa...
  12. Thread: I need help

    by HarveyM
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    Canada got the 750, including the s when they...

    Canada got the 750, including the s when they were introduced (2014?) but like the US doesn't get chipped (immobilizer) keys.
    I had a local locksmith cut a non-chipped key for mine & it worked...
  13. Thanks to sumo here's your answer- D S1 S2 S3...

    Thanks to sumo here's your answer- D S1 S2 S3 Whats the difference
    It's in Kilometers per hour. If you're in S3 the shift point is about 68 mph. If you're aggressive with the throttle the...
  14. Join the club. I fish around for a couple minutes...

    Join the club. I fish around for a couple minutes with a magnetic pickup wand and give up. Eventually they'll turn up (or not).
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    I have an Anker I bought when they closed them...

    I have an Anker I bought when they closed them out last year. A Honda enineer mentioned on Advrider radio that he carries one on his Africa Twin DCT. I've used mine once this past winter to start...
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    Might be 'Honda NC750X Stuff'. He also runs a...

    Might be 'Honda NC750X Stuff'. He also runs a facebook group for them that has a selection of useful files. If you do decide to try it yourself buy a torque wrench. It's awfully easy to over torque...
  17. It's NC7 Relay Set- 08A70-MGS-D30 I think it's...

    It's NC7 Relay Set- 08A70-MGS-D30
    I think it's about $8 US.
  18. Auldain there's some info on this on the UK...

    Auldain there's some info on this on the UK NC700x forum. Some suggested Integra parts, others used BMW/KTM levers with their own plumbing. So yes it can be done.
  19. Thread: Shinko 705

    by HarveyM
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    Either size seems to work well: Shinko 705's...

    Either size seems to work well:
    Shinko 705's
  20. No problem. I'm more worried about melting in my...

    No problem. I'm more worried about melting in my suit (neice's wedding).
  21. Dan I have a set of 1.5" silver ones (unbranded)...

    Dan I have a set of 1.5" silver ones (unbranded) if you want them. I'll be in Montreal over the weekend if you want to drop by (close to chinatown/old montreal).
    Shoot me a pm.
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    The DCT will give a error code when the ignition...

    The DCT will give a error code when the ignition is turned on and sidestand down. 1.4 sec dash blinks count as tens & short blinks ones. The error code lets you know what failed (it’s most likely a...
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    Not much to be done with the small fuel tank, but...

    Not much to be done with the small fuel tank, but there’s a few things to do to get better fuel estimates. You can set the trip to reset when you fill up, and then track the gallons used from the...
  24. Thanks for the report; Medjet offers short term...

    Thanks for the report;
    Medjet offers short term policies for personnal transport with the option of bike coverage in case of accident (30days @$250 & $35 bike accident coverage). Would you buy...
  25. Impressive work & report. Thanks!

    Impressive work & report. Thanks!
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