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    After all the research/reading/videos etc..., the...

    After all the research/reading/videos etc..., the consensus is that since the sidewalls of a bias ply are stiffer, they are more suited to big heavy touring bikes because they can hold more weight...
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    Thanks Gary, thats the kind of feedback I was...

    Thanks Gary, thats the kind of feedback I was looking for.
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    Radial or Bias ply?

    Quick question.
    From stock Dunlops, I've replaced the rear tire with a Michelin Commander II 240/40R18 and I am about to replace the worn front tire. The plan was to get the matching front but then...
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    5 days in the Smoky Mountains cost me a rear...

    5 days in the Smoky Mountains cost me a rear tire, both scrapers, and some paint on the underside of my bike. Theres no way I could ever lower this thing cause I'm scraping in every decent curve....
  5. Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been on here...

    Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been on here for awhile.
    Sparky you were right. What threw me was I was checking the blu/blk wire to a ground source, reading voltage. Not thinking it had to go...
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    :agree: This is what a rear tire, and the...

    :agree:

    This is what a rear tire, and the underside of your bike, should look like after riding some twisties. Not sure if you can see it but the exhaust, foot peg bracket, and frame by back tire...
  7. OK, without going into my background of being a...

    OK, without going into my background of being a CNC tech, let me just say that I understand wiring and relays. And I understand that pressing the horn button completes the circuit to the stock horn....
  8. Quick question

    I'm following the wiring diagram for "both horns". Before splicing any wires I checked the blk/blu wire with a test light to see if its energized when horn button is pressed, and found it to be hot...
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Awesome, let us know how it turns out. To...

    Awesome, let us know how it turns out.

    To anyone reading this and wondering why you'd want an led with "no lens", it does have one. The "with lens" version just narrows the beam to more like a...
  11. New to the forum? I would say welcome, but I'm...

    New to the forum? I would say welcome, but I'm newer here than you are.

    Nice work on the custom gauges. Gotta love that one-off stuff.

    I too was looking into a temp gauge last fall. No...
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    Looks good :bigthumbsup:

    Looks good :bigthumbsup:
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    Yep, that's the one. Make sure you get the "no...

    Yep, that's the one.
    Make sure you get the "no lens" version.
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Thanks NSF No guts, no glory I didn't know...

    Thanks NSF
    No guts, no glory

    I didn't know the gray wasn't coated over. That's the color I wanted but found a great deal on the blue/black. If I had know that I would've held out. :doh:
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    FYI Use the good stuff. Weld is hard to drill...

    FYI
    Use the good stuff. Weld is hard to drill through. I dulled a couple of good drill bits before grabbing some carbide bits from work. Ate through like butter.
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    Yep Checked them after I wired them up and they...

    Yep
    Checked them after I wired them up and they worked fine. When it came time to reassemble headlight and signals, the right one did not lite. Checked all wires. Eventually unwired and touched...
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    I need the one piece plastic, preferably in...

    I need the one piece plastic, preferably in black.
    My bike is a '17.

    I'm going to try to get the flatz off but I use an adhesion promoter when installing.
    I want an extra cover as a back up.
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    WTB front signal cover

    Needing the plastic piece under the headlight where the turn signals are. I installed a set of flatz and one stopped working. There's no way I can remove them without damaging the cover. Need a...
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    Plate bracket & light mod

    Did a little customizing over the winter, and this is some of it.
    After I "debeavered" the bike and installed an integrated tail light, I was going to make my own license plate bracket. I ended up...
  21. Thread: LED tail Light

    by Pockets
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    JUDAH, I've stood a long ways behind my bike to...

    JUDAH, I've stood a long ways behind my bike to check it and I could clearly see everything. Running light, brake, and turn signals. My buddies have said it works great, no mention of low visibility....
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    Yes, good info. I knew it took a certain type...

    Yes, good info.

    I knew it took a certain type but didn't know the name. I wish they would've called it something else, because I don't like knowing that there is "JIS" all over my bike lol
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    Sticker/badge removal outcome

    I wanted to (debadge) remove the stickers from my '17 and started with the small ones first before tackling the tank to see how it would turn out. I did the two side covers (M109R) and the rear...
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    Phillip screw removal info

    Hopefully this will help someone in the future.
    When removing stubborn screws (i.e. front signal area) make sure you have the correct bit. There are different types of Phillips, and as you can see...
  25. Thread: LED tail Light

    by Pockets
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    I too looked for an integrated tail light for my...

    I too looked for an integrated tail light for my 9 and wanted to make sure it was bright enough to be seen. I went with Competition Werkes and bought it from PartsGiant. They have a light and a dark...
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    FC Motogadgets are what I have. They look good...

    FC
    Motogadgets are what I have. They look good lit. I'll let you know how it turns out.

    I also said I'd never put on a windshield, or saddlebags, but I'm about to do both.
    I don't want to try...
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    Thanks FC. Looking good. Guess I'll be buying...

    Thanks FC. Looking good. Guess I'll be buying grips after all. These bar-end signals are more trouble than they're worth.

    I've got a couple of off topic questions for ya.
    I'm planning some long...
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    It's all good brother, I appreciate the help. ...

    It's all good brother, I appreciate the help.

    Side note: I was looking at buying used also. Bought a leftover '17 last August with zero miles for just under $10k, including taxes. Couldn't past...
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    Thanks for the link. I tried to find a thread on...

    Thanks for the link. I tried to find a thread on this subject and couldn't.

    So, are the spot welds under the grips? I was expecting one at the end, inside the bar. And I definitely wasn't...
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    Bought bike new

    Bought bike new
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