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    Many times the photo in the add is generic and...

    Many times the photo in the add is generic and does not match the item for the specific bike. It will be interesting to see what arrives in the mail.

    JT
  2. Thread: NGK spark plug

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    I just bought a set of plugs directly from NGK...

    I just bought a set of plugs directly from NGK also. Delivered to my door in two days. No problems. I got the recommended plug part number in the manual.
    I added a plug for the lawnmower and...
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    Brake hoses are fairly exposed. No need to do...

    Brake hoses are fairly exposed. No need to do anything special.

    JT
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    You say these people are close to you. If so,...

    You say these people are close to you. If so, they should be able to see when you are happy.
    Buy the DCT and enjoy it! They will see that you are happy. It will become a non-issue in very short...
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    Looks like fun to ride on ATV trails. I’d like to...

    Looks like fun to ride on ATV trails. I’d like to test ride one just to try it.

    Wouldn’t it be classified as a car as it has four wheels? Not sure how they’ll get around that in the US market. ...
  6. I’ve seen a number of his other videos. He is...

    I’ve seen a number of his other videos. He is pretty consistent about his message about airing down tires. His videos seem to target the novice to average skill level rider and introduces riding...
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    I guess the engine doesn’t really produce...

    I guess the engine doesn’t really produce contaminates very quickly.
    It turns at a relatively low RPM, is only two cylinders and uses very little gas. Compared to a car or truck, the NC has only a...
  8. Thread: Luggage Capacity

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    I just purchased the large Tusk boxes. I still...

    I just purchased the large Tusk boxes. I still need to mount them (I have SW-Motech racks).
    The decision between the medium and large came down to being able to fit my riding gear in it. The large...
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    They did that because the oil filter is installed...

    They did that because the oil filter is installed by a 1000 lb gorilla and is so hard to remove! LOL!

    JT
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    I inspect my clutch cable every now and then...

    I inspect my clutch cable every now and then (once in the spring and maybe once over the summer). The engine side is visible and takes a few seconds. The lever side takes a few minutes.

    I’ve...
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    Open it up already! We want to see this machine...

    Open it up already!
    We want to see this machine in action!

    JT
  12. Thread: Mouse in Air Box

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    Welcome to the Mouse Club! I had a similar...

    Welcome to the Mouse Club!
    I had a similar situation this spring. It’s a wonder that the engine would even run with all that mouse bedding and seeds.

    JT
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    I believe the issue is too much lube gathers...

    I believe the issue is too much lube gathers abrasive dirt and grime and causes faster wear. Also, extra lube results in nasty fling all over the rear wheel.

    JT
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    Sticky: I have levers like that on my other bike. Be...

    I have levers like that on my other bike. Be careful about the adjustments. My clutch lever doesn’t engage the switch properly on the lower settings and the bike won’t start in gear with the clutch...
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    Thanks for posting your results! I have 3000...

    Thanks for posting your results!

    I have 3000 miles and 15 months on my current fill. I’m considering leaving it in longer to get more miles out of it. Maybe change it at 24 months? Dunno.

    JT
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    My guess is that if you don’t ride in the rain,...

    My guess is that if you don’t ride in the rain, that chain should last quite a while if you keep it lubricated.

    JT
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    I agree. The chain is not bad until it is....

    I agree.

    The chain is not bad until it is. Keep it lubed. Ride it until you see it start to get stiff links.

    JT
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    You have pieces of the o-rings sticking out of...

    You have pieces of the o-rings sticking out of the chain. Can you examine the material and see if it is flexible or stiff? Maybe take a piece, clean it and examine it for small cracks?
    If you have...
  19. still unsure after reading auxiliary fuel tank threads

    In the United States, the fuel tank vent line is connected to a charcoal canister that is supposed to prevent gasoline fumes from being released into the environment by capturing them in the...
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    Sticky: Ordered them from Amazon. Similar end cost as...

    Ordered them from Amazon. Similar end cost as RockymountainATVMC. About $230 for the pair.

    JT
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    Sticky: What about getting a cheap syringe with a stout...

    What about getting a cheap syringe with a stout ‘needle’ tip (like for glue or lubricant)and load it with slime. Shove the needle in the holes and apply slime directly in the nail pin holes. That...
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    Sticky: Received my Tusk boxes. Need to figure out how I...

    Received my Tusk boxes. Need to figure out how I want to mount them.
    These are the ‘large’ size.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190823/6aef10deafecb3a26a60051567c2ae2d.jpg

    All reports...
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    Rode through the Ozarks this summer. We were in...

    Rode through the Ozarks this summer. We were in Sullivan, MO and rode down a stretch of historic Route 66. I saw the sign and thought that would make a neat trip!

    Also rode a section in Oklahoma....
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    Sticky: I have the SW-Motech quick lock racks. They seem...

    I have the SW-Motech quick lock racks. They seem pretty strong.
    I’m thinking of using the ‘puck’ mounting method.
    Either that or bolt them solid right to the racks (since the racks are easily...
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    Sticky: Ordered some large Tusk panniers today. I...

    Ordered some large Tusk panniers today.
    I considered the medium size, but then I wanted to be able to put a riding jacket in the case so I got the large.

    JT
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