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    Quote Originally Posted by chupepe View Post
    After tinkering with her a bit more, I think I have a broken fuel pump...

    I do have, compression and spark, so I should only be missing fuel, right?, added some starter fluid and I ran for 2 secs, I read somewhere in the manual that you should be able to hear the fuel pump priming about 5 secs just after moving the key to ON position, the kid's bike doesn't do that...

    I removed the fuel tank & pump, according to the service manual if you connect pins B & C directly to a well known 12V battery it should work, ours doesn't, after a quick dive in eBay, we bought a used fuel pump for 55 bucks, sure beats the hell out of the 500 for a new one... quick question, will a working used one be enough, or am I being cheap and I should bite the trigger and get the new one?

    Thanks for all your help, have a great weekend, and ride safe!

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    if the used one works, sweet! Joe
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    Quote Originally Posted by cptjam View Post
    if the used one works, sweet! Joe
    It sure did!

    Happy to report she's running now, I hope to reinstall everything I took off in the process by tomorrow, and maybe I'll even take her for a test ride, thanks for all your valuable help.

    I'll post an update as soon as I get back of the test drive, that way I can ask you guys if I have any doubts left., BTW this time I'll add some pics.

    Have a great day!
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    Of progress & happy repair crew?

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    We're waiting to see what you've accomplished!


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    We will be home Friday. Before you ride it much, let me check the alignment. If it's ok, it's free. If not, I'll fix it. Number below. Joe
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    Quote Originally Posted by cptjam View Post
    We will be home Friday. Before you ride it much, let me check the alignment. If it's ok, it's free. If not, I'll fix it. Number below. Joe
    Hey cptjam, thanks for the offer, I'll take it, that is if I can manage to get everything done by Friday, with this weather working in the garage isn't very nice, yesterday even with my newly installed garage insulated door, we were at 121!, that's the main reason why it's been taking us this long to get any kind of progress, luckily by now the kids are out of school and we can work at nights.

    Again thank you very much to everyone involved in helping us out, we couldn't have done it with out this site or all of you guys.

    Have a great day!
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    The only thing we found that helps, short of a second ac unit!
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    I had to take down the pallet wall I had in the garage/man cave, I just realized that:

    1 It makes the man cave hotter, something you don't appreciate when doing 117f
    2 Stupid "liquid nail" won't stick to the walls at this temperatures, so... missed a day taking down all the pallet tables that were still sticking to the wall, I finished that project on May 2nd, and it didn't last for a 3 months.... if anyone here wants some repurposed pallet boards, just let me know...

    On the bike, she's running ok, and I guess she does need an alignment, cause I took her for a ride around the block and it does feel scary at times, maybe it's me since it's my first time in a spider? or is the front a bit shaky in these type of bike?, I'm just waiting for some couple of plastic and bolts to arrive on the mail and she should be ready to go for her first ride...
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    Default Not you

    It will seem like a new bike after an alignment! Just give me a call when you are ready. We are home for a couple of weeks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chupepe View Post
    I had to take down the pallet wall I had in the garage/man cave, I just realized that:

    1 It makes the man cave hotter, something you don't appreciate when doing 117f
    2 Stupid "liquid nail" won't stick to the walls at this temperatures, so... missed a day taking down all the pallet tables that were still sticking to the wall, I finished that project on May 2nd, and it didn't last for a 3 months.... if anyone here wants some repurposed pallet boards, just let me know...

    On the bike, she's running ok, and I guess she does need an alignment, cause I took her for a ride around the block and it does feel scary at times, maybe it's me since it's my first time in a spider? or is the front a bit shaky in these type of bike?, I'm just waiting for some couple of plastic and bolts to arrive on the mail and she should be ready to go for her first ride...

    On progress & thanks for pics gotta ask has the "kid" done their part & completed the proper saftey course? Or just been bragging & showing off to friends
    (as most kids would do with such a awesome project)

    2013 STL SE5 BLACK CURRANT
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    Tricled foam grip covers, FenderZ &brake light strips,
    Rivco SOMA (Stay Off My A**) brake leds
    Lid lox
    sawblade mowhalk fender accents
    minispyder dash toy
    Pakitrack
    FLO (Frunk Lid Organizer)BRP trailer hitch & 622 trailer (with its own list: Spyderpops Lighted Rear Bumpskid, LineX protection on sides, led trim lighting amber front& red rear, stand& tongue handle)THX Cruzr Joe!
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    The project looks GREAT! But it looks like you may be upsidedown on it?
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    Make sure the front tire pressure is not too high. That will make it very twitchy. Max 19 psi for a GS like yours. Also it takes some miles to get used to how it acts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bfromla View Post
    On progress & thanks for pics gotta ask has the "kid" done their part & completed the proper saftey course? Or just been bragging & showing off to friends
    (as most kids would do with such a awesome project)
    with insperational pic for new drivers:image.jpg

    2013 STL SE5 BLACK CURRANT
    SmoothSpyder dualmode back rest
    Tricled foam grip covers, FenderZ &brake light strips,
    Rivco SOMA (Stay Off My A**) brake leds
    Lid lox
    sawblade mowhalk fender accents
    minispyder dash toy
    Pakitrack
    FLO (Frunk Lid Organizer)BRP trailer hitch & 622 trailer (with its own list: Spyderpops Lighted Rear Bumpskid, LineX protection on sides, led trim lighting amber front& red rear, stand& tongue handle)THX Cruzr Joe!
    (pics in album)

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