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    U-Haul rents trailers with a chock for a...

    U-Haul rents trailers with a chock for a motorcycle front tire. You're going to have to get it there somehow.
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    How easy it leans is one of those things that...

    How easy it leans is one of those things that varies from person-to-person. I have a 280 on a 10 inch rim in the back, 140 on a 4.25 rim up front. I don't feel it's hard to lean over at all. But,...
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    My Nine, highest I've had it is 125, and was...

    My Nine, highest I've had it is 125, and was having difficulty keeping my feet on the pegs. No need to do that again. My B-King, had it to a buck fidy and didn't even know it til I looked down at the...
  4. Thread: synthetic oil

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    I get so sick of those whose only argument when...

    I get so sick of those whose only argument when they're losing, is "so you read it on the internet!" Stupid. WTF are smart phones for? For browsing the internet, the INFORMATION SUPER HIGHWAY. Just...
  5. Thread: synthetic oil

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    I'll add this note about synthetic. My 06 has...

    I'll add this note about synthetic. My 06 has always, since about 2010, had a shudder that would happen once-in-awhile. It was never an every ride event, Couple times a year, it would catch me off...
  6. Thread: synthetic oil

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    I've got an oil temperature gauge on mine. It...

    I've got an oil temperature gauge on mine. It rarely ever makes 195. Even rarer it goes over 200. The M109s oil cooler is tied into the radiator, which is controlled by a 195 degree thermostat. Even...
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    I like the new style V-Max, and almost traded my...

    I like the new style V-Max, and almost traded my Nine for one back in 011. Just couldn't do it. But, the one thing I don't really care for is the stock pipes. They would have to go pretty quick if I...
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    I love the B-King too much to sell. Love the...

    I love the B-King too much to sell. Love the looks, the way it sounds with the Yoshimura exhaust, and the way it goes around corners. I won't sell it. But 90% of the time, I'm just lolligagging...
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    I'm going to get some Flatz for my bike, but just...

    I'm going to get some Flatz for my bike, but just the orange ones, no white.
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    I have both a M109R and a B-King. As you know the...

    I have both a M109R and a B-King. As you know the King has a Hayabusa motor. Yeah, it scared me at first. But after two years, I'm now wondering, every time I roll the throttle to the stop, "Where's...
  11. Alright. I'll pm you and we can exchange info....

    Alright. I'll pm you and we can exchange info. I'll give you my paypal address, you your physical address.
  12. Not concerned about the money so much. $30 bucks...

    Not concerned about the money so much. $30 bucks and I'll ship them to ya. Covers and brackets. Mainly just to cover shipping.
  13. So, what are you going to do? Plastic or metal? I...

    So, what are you going to do? Plastic or metal? I would think the brackets for the metal ones should be able to be bought.

    Still, what I find strange is that your 2012 had the plastic ones. The...
  14. 2006 were supposed to be the only ones that came...

    2006 were supposed to be the only ones that came with plastic. 2007 they changed all the plastic engine parts to metal. I have an 06. The original plastic ones, one of them just had a wavy look to...
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    While the brakes might be okay that way, I am not...

    While the brakes might be okay that way, I am not so sure the cable actuated clutch will be. Lots of folks here think the clutch is a hard pull now with a full size lever. With a two finger lever,...
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    The suggestion of a wheel chock above. I'm not...

    The suggestion of a wheel chock above. I'm not sure that would get all the oil out, since when the front wheel is chocked, it's slightly higher off the ground than the rear tire. The two drain plugs...
  17. Thread: Heated Grips

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    Don't know. As I said, if I have to use heated...

    Don't know. As I said, if I have to use heated anything, it's too cold to even bother getting the bike out of the garage. 12 mile ride roud trip to work. Why bother?
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    I've had mine 13 years and never once put a 2X 4...

    I've had mine 13 years and never once put a 2X 4 under it. What I do do is sit on the bike and stand it upright after the oil stops coming out while on the stand. I use a long inspection mirror to...
  19. EXACTLY!!!!

    EXACTLY!!!!
  20. Thread: Heated Grips

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    Personally, if it's cold enough that I need...

    Personally, if it's cold enough that I need heated grips, I drive. In any event, the two sets of heated grips I tried in the past, both were so effin rock hard, I couldn't stand them. I'd rather get...
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    Those who say their premium has ethanol in it,...

    Those who say their premium has ethanol in it, have you ever inquired inside. Here in Oklahoma, the only grade with ethanol is 87 octane. All others are pure gas. I find it hard to believe that gas...
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    I'm fortunate that the only station that sells 93...

    I'm fortunate that the only station that sells 93 octane in my neck of the woods is three and a half miles from home. And yeah, no alcohol. All the other stations, mostly have signs out front that...
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    Symptoms sound a lot like clogged fuel filter....

    Symptoms sound a lot like clogged fuel filter. I've had to replace mine twice in 13 years.

    But another time, I was having similar problems. Thought it couldn't be the filter because it hadn't...
  24. Thread: Help!

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    I've never heard of that happening in owning this...

    I've never heard of that happening in owning this bike for 13 years. WOW! Must have been some manufacturing error. Maybe the metal was on the thin side. Maybe it already had a kink in the tube. Who...
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    That's why I'll never sell mine. Paid $10,499 for...

    That's why I'll never sell mine. Paid $10,499 for it. Have a whole bunch of money in after market goodies. Then sell it for $4500. Fock no! :o
  26. Thread: Tire questions

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    Part of the attraction I have for the Nine is the...

    Part of the attraction I have for the Nine is the huge size difference between front and back tires. I love the appearance of mine with the front tire being half the size of the rear. 280 in the...
  27. Thread: Tire questions

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    How often does anyone ride the bike fast enough...

    How often does anyone ride the bike fast enough to need a V rating anyways. Not often I hope. Me, I rarely see over 80 to 90 mph. And anything over 100 is just too fast for me on the Nine due to the...
  28. Thread: synthetic oil

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    Checking the oil level? I rarely check mine. And...

    Checking the oil level? I rarely check mine. And when I do, I use the cold on the side stand method. After filling the bike with four quarts at the oil change, I ride it, then put it away for the...
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    Does a paint tray hold four quarts? The thing I...

    Does a paint tray hold four quarts? The thing I use for a pan barely does. I have to extremely careful sliding it out from under the bike, lest I spill some all over the floor. I hate that!
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    Forgot about what Metalman said. Yeah, with the...

    Forgot about what Metalman said. Yeah, with the stock lower on the shroud, I had drilled a 1/2 inch hole so I could put a ratchet extension through it. Reach in from the bottom and put cup style...
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