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  1. Iíve seen a number of his other videos. He is...

    Iíve 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 doesnít really produce...

    I guess the engine doesnít 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...
  3. 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.

    Iíve...
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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
  7. 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. Itís 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 doesnít engage the switch properly on the lower settings and the bike wonít 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. Iím 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 donít ride in the rain,...

    My guess is that if you donít 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...
  14. 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 Ďneedleí 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 Ďlargeí 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.
    Iím thinking of using the Ďpuckí 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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    No, not madness. Just trying to better understand...

    No, not madness. Just trying to better understand how the engine and fuel injection works under certain conditions.

    JT
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    I've noticed that letting off the throttle in 6th...

    I've noticed that letting off the throttle in 6th gear there is very little engine braking. It is almost as good as pulling in the clutch. On my next tank, I'll make an effort to try coasting in 6th...
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    Fuel efficient coasting?

    What is the best way to coast with the NC700?

    By habit, when coasting down a hill or to a stop sign/light, I will pull in the clutch. The motor will go to idle. When traffic begins to move or the...
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    Iíve purchased two sets of tires from them...

    Iíve purchased two sets of tires from them recently. Good price and no hassle.

    Prices vary, so I always look around for the best deal.

    JT
  25. Checked mine at 2000 miles and it was caked with...

    Checked mine at 2000 miles and it was caked with cottonwood tree seeds and cotton fluff. Michigan is like a blizzard with this stuff in the spring.
    Vacuumed it off and put it back in.
    It all...
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