Search:

Type: Posts; User: JayBros

Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    169

    Thanks, Billy, I just got the word from Garmin...

    Thanks, Billy, I just got the word from Garmin but not the version number.
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    196

    A number of years ago, in a fit of uncommon...

    A number of years ago, in a fit of uncommon government efficiency North Carolina did away with inspection stickers. Since the inspection and registration systems are both automated one can't renew...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    230

    Tenic, it's so new get it to the dealer and get...

    Tenic, it's so new get it to the dealer and get it replaced under warranty. There are enough problems with it on the 2018s for the dealership to know or to be able to confirm with BRP.
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    222

    I have had the same situation on mine from the...

    I have had the same situation on mine from the get go but once running and on the road I notice none.
  5. My apologies to you, Southpaw, no offense...

    My apologies to you, Southpaw, no offense intended. I guess I got a little short fused having been in on the problems with the original 1330 ACE engine 2014 operator's guide that was really crappy...
  6. RTFM, including the picture of the dipstick on pg...

    RTFM, including the picture of the dipstick on pg 116 of the 2018 F3 operators guide and the oil capacity table on pg 118. If one then desires to fiddle with the oil level that's one's own business....
  7. Thread: Brake failure

    by JayBros
    Replies
    18
    Views
    549

    If the problem came on gradually then I'd guess...

    If the problem came on gradually then I'd guess something may be wrong with the master cylinder. I can't see the price either. A new rear caliper is $415 something and a tandem master cylinder is...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    201

    HowTo: It depends upon how much mileage is on the Spyder...

    It depends upon how much mileage is on the Spyder now, i.e., is it fully broken in or quasi new, and how fast you ride it. When you get that 1330 engine turning well above 3,500 rpm the mileage is...
  9. Thread: Brake failure

    by JayBros
    Replies
    18
    Views
    549

    Sarcasm for where his brain is. Related to the...

    Sarcasm for where his brain is.

    Related to the OP's problem, when I replaced brake pads and front rotors a couple of months ago (rear rotor replaced three weeks ago with new tire), my brake fluid...
  10. Thread: Brake failure

    by JayBros
    Replies
    18
    Views
    549

    There is a "ratchet" type mechanism on the rear...

    There is a "ratchet" type mechanism on the rear caliper if that's what it is called I don't know for the parking brake. That is why when one replaces pads on the rear caliper one must screw the...
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    268

    A friend on an F3 and I rode 242 miles today from...

    A friend on an F3 and I rode 242 miles today from Loveland, CO to Goodland, KS at speeds mostly in the 65 mph range on good roads, no interstates. My low fuel light came on with 42 miles left to our...
  12. I did that with everything on my recent 56K...

    I did that with everything on my recent 56K service.
  13. Replies
    7
    Views
    416

    I stick a small piece of paper with the mileage...

    I stick a small piece of paper with the mileage due point on it in the glove box because I regularly use both A and B trip odos.
  14. Shop around for the best price you can get.

    Shop around for the best price you can get.
  15. Replies
    29
    Views
    624

    Be safe, have fun!

    Be safe, have fun!
  16. Thread: New Dash

    by JayBros
    Replies
    5
    Views
    518

    There is no way that I know of to update a new...

    There is no way that I know of to update a new dash cluster with the mileage of a replaced one. As Gene said save the dealer invoice for the change that should have been listed from the old cluster....
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    489

    That was a very interesting video. Wish I had...

    That was a very interesting video. Wish I had that machinist skill.
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    507

    Since your Spyder is under warranty let the...

    Since your Spyder is under warranty let the dealer try to solve the problem. If they give you any gas about rotors not being a warranty item ask them to open a case with BRP. As far as the amount of...
  19. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,302

    Butts are like opinions, everybody has at least...

    Butts are like opinions, everybody has at least one. Yours is the only one that can tell you which is most comfortable for YOU. Although I don't own one on this web site I have never say anything bad...
  20. Thread: Commonalities?

    by JayBros
    Replies
    13
    Views
    426

    Welcome! Read you operator's guide very...

    Welcome! Read you operator's guide very thoroughly -- a couple of times -- particularly the part about how to check your oil level and follow it to the letter.
  21. Thread: Oetiker Clamps

    by JayBros
    Replies
    22
    Views
    714

    Oetiker clamps are used not only by BRP on...

    Oetiker clamps are used not only by BRP on Spyders, ATVs and Skidoos, but also my other automotive, industrial and household equipment manufacturers. The Swiss company has been in business since...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    403

    Great! I hope you find the Comfort Seat and...

    Great! I hope you find the Comfort Seat and backrest as comfortable as I do. The backrest makes a world of difference for me on long touring days.
  23. Replies
    24
    Views
    329

    The 2014 operator's guide has far more than an...

    The 2014 operator's guide has far more than an acceptable number of errors in it, not the least of which is the number for the headlight bulbs. I took the number off the burned out bulbs which were...
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    329

    A pair of Sylvania 9005 bulbs are in fact H3s....

    A pair of Sylvania 9005 bulbs are in fact H3s. FWIW, for the time involved to replace just one do both at the same time as you must remove the front fascia. For the upper center 10 mm bolt on each...
  25. Replies
    7
    Views
    403

    If you ordered a Comfort Seat it should have been...

    If you ordered a Comfort Seat it should have been PN 219400457. If that is the case the adjustable Driver Backrest for the Comfort Seat is PN 219400689.
  26. Replies
    4
    Views
    340

    There is only one.

    There is only one.
  27. Replies
    5
    Views
    369

    To the best of my knowledge since following the...

    To the best of my knowledge since following the 1330 Ace engine introduction in 2014 on SL I have not seen another reported oil radiator, that's what the parts list calls it, leak. I do my own...
  28. Replies
    8
    Views
    519

    My son had a Harbor Freight yellow lift though...

    My son had a Harbor Freight yellow lift though not as old as the OP's and his main complaint with the thing was the jerky lowering. For that reason, when it came time to buy I bought the Craftsman...
  29. Replies
    8
    Views
    527

    Here's the info on the adjustable drivers...

    Here's the info on the adjustable drivers backrest for the stock seat:...
  30. Thread: Oil usage.

    by JayBros
    Replies
    3
    Views
    412

    1330cc: The 1330 ACE engine DOES NOT USE ANY OIL!!!!! If...

    The 1330 ACE engine DOES NOT USE ANY OIL!!!!! If you have RTFM and follow the instructions on checking the oil and you are adding oil YOU ARE OVERFILLING IT.
Results 1 to 30 of 500
Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4