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  1. GregC

    Oil Extractor?

    I’m looking at a MityVac 7201 to do oil changes without jacking up my cars and was wondering if this would work on my 2015 NC700 DCT. Since the engine and tranny share the oil I wasn’t sure if extracting through the dip stick port would get it all. Thanks
  2. GregC

    EBC HH Rear Pads for 2015 DCT

    Looking to see if anyone can confirm the correct part number for the EBC HH pads for the REAR on a 2015 NC700x DCT (US model). I’m having a hell of time getting correct part numbers from EBC catalogs, google, dealers, etc. Thanks to DDuelin I got the correct front pads, but the rear pads I was...
  3. GregC

    Brake bleeder hose diameter

    Hoping to replace brake pads this weekend on my 2015 DCT (EBC HH pads). Will change the brake fluid while I’m at it. Question: what diameter bleeder hose? I’ve seen both 1/4” and 3/8” quoted. I’m using the stock bleeders in the 2-man operation (no speed bleeders or vacuum system). Thanks...
  4. GregC

    Dealer and Oil Pan Plug [emoji2959][emoji2959][emoji2959]

    I let the dealer do the last oil change since it was in for it’s 16,000 and would be the last major service while still under the extended warranty. Went to change the oil today and the damned plug was way over torqued, and I ended up stripping it [emoji37]. Tried every tool I have - it’s...
  5. GregC

    VFR1200X vs NC700x

    Last thread I’ve seen on the VFR1200X is 3 years old and was curious what the current thinking is of the current VFR as a “step up” from the NC700x. Shaft drive seems nice, the greater power also nice. Just pondering in the “I wonder what another DCT would be like.” Not really interested in a...
  6. GregC

    2015 DCT wide footpads

    anyone have any experience with these: For CBR1000RR Fireblade 2008-15 Anti-slip Front Wider Foot Pegs 40mm Extension | eBay I'm looking for wider/sturdier footpads and not interested in the price of the SW Motechs. Concern with the above is whether the adjusting screw is sturdy enough or...
  7. GregC

    2015 DCT Brake Replacement

    I’m going to be replacing front and rear brakes on my 2015 DCT. My question is what miscellaneous parts should I replace, rather than reuse, while I’m at it (pins, springs, bolts, etc. )? I’ve looked at the Babbitt’s part list but it’s so detailed it’s not terribly instructive Thanks...
  8. GregC

    North to Alaska …

    Just finished a week in Alaska. Did about 1,500 miles on a rented BMW 700GS. Did the Dalton to Coldfoot - lost our weather window so could not get to Deadhorse, but utterly amazing nonetheless. Went to Wiseman (about 15 miles north of Coldfoot - and completely off the grid). Road back through...
  9. GregC

    A motorcyclist is killed by a bolt of lightning in Florida

    Holy [email protected]!!! We have to worry about THIS now?!?!? Bolt of lightning kills motorcyclist in Florida - CNN Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. GregC

    Evotech Radiator Guard

    Santa brought me an Evotech radiator guard. Installed it today and taking the bike out for a “test ride.”[emoji16] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. GregC

    Barkbuster Storm

    Apologies in advanced because I know this has been discussed to death, but there are too many looong threads. Just want someone who has done it to confirm that you can install Barkbuster Storms on a DCT (mines a 2015) WITHOUT removing the internal weights. Seems I’ve read that but cannot now...
  12. GregC

    Forum problems?

    Anyone else having difficulty with the forum over the last 48 hours (it’s now ~3pm EDT 9/25). I had a hard time accessing the forum and it looked like a server issue. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. GregC

    New Garmin and windscreen turbulence

    So I bought the new Zumo 396 LMT-S on sale after using a 660 for the last couple years. It has the Garmin “curvy roads” feature and a bunch of other upgrades. It works quite well, and the curvy roads function actually works surprisingly well. It can also plan round trip based on distance or...
  14. GregC

    Another HUD Helmet ...

    Another startup taking a shot at the HUD helmet market. After Skully's collapse (which one writer described as "Skully folded after it allegedly blew the $2.4 million of investment funding on strippers, Lamborghini rentals, and other non-motorcycle helmet-related stuff"), we'll see how this...
  15. GregC

    I give up -- New Shock ordered

    went for 3 day trip to WV, riding was great but suspension is just not cutting it and I give up ... have ordered a new Ohlins shock and RaceTech fork springs for my 2015 DCT. I have the stock spring cranked down to where there's not much spring left ... I considerably exceed the target design...
  16. GregC

    LED Spot Lights

    So after reading numerous posts and reports that spots increase safety, I decided to install a pair. I love the Denali D2 but not at $350. So I bought these Amazon.com: 2PACK 12W LED Spot POD RACE LIGHTS Off Road Motorcycle Dirt Bike Fog Driving Work Lights 1200LM IP68 WATERPROOF, 24 Months...
  17. GregC

    Innovv Powerhub install

    I finally ordered the Powerhub and will be installing in the next week, schedule permitting. I'm going to mount the hub in the left fuct. In a prior thread some time ago Beemerphile said: "assuming that you are locating the PowerHub under the left side fake vent as most people do, there is a...
  18. GregC

    Pilot Road 4

    Have loved the PR4's on my 2015 DCT since the crappy OEM Dunlops wore out at 4,200 miles. The rear PR4 is just now hitting the top of the wear bars at just 9,800 miles (new one on order). These have been amazing tires that grip like hell in wet or dry conditions. I ride 98% on the road so I...
  19. GregC

    eBay Chinese Shock

    saw several of these on eBay today: 310mm Motorcycle Single Rear Air Shock Absorbers for Honda NC700 2012-2017 Clearly designed to resemble an Ohlins, and clearly not. I generally believe you get what you pay for, and this item has little technical detail. But still has piqued my curiosity.
  20. GregC

    Battery terminal extenders

    Given the PITA it is connecting accessories to the very short and hard to get to stock battery connectors, I've been looking for alternatives. The various fuse block solutions seem great but are probably more than I need - but may end up there. I saw these in a search and it seems this might...
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