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    Our neighbor saw a cougar ( mountian lion, puma )...

    Our neighbor saw a cougar ( mountian lion, puma ) last week. Other solo hunters around here: bear and bobcat.

    Lew L
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    Hay Atch, PLEASE don't tell us...

    Hay Atch,
    PLEASE don't tell us that a dealer charged you $900 to replace a fuse?????
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    Hi Ric, Check the battery terminals...

    Hi Ric,
    Check the battery terminals as they may be loose. I'd use a battery charger ( not a maintainer ). You can have the battery load tested at most auto supply stores. Sometimes...
  4. Thread: Frightening

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    Say Goldminer, I've been riding the...

    Say Goldminer,

    I've been riding the Sierra passes for for a long time on both 2 and 3 wheels. Which roads do you speak of that put the " tail of the dragon " to shame?????? Hwy's 4 and...
  5. Thread: First Lift

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    Never work under a vehicle ( 1,000 lbs for a...

    Never work under a vehicle ( 1,000 lbs for a typical :spyder2: ) with out jack stands! 2 under the front suspension and a large support of some kind under the back wheel. Ever seen a car slip on a...
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    I'm sure many others will chime in on this one...

    I'm sure many others will chime in on this one but here goes:

    The ECU ( electronic control unit ) is the brains of a modern motor. It controls MANY things, much of it from information...
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    " Worth every penny." Yes, Yes it is!

    " Worth every penny." Yes, Yes it is!
  8. Thread: ECU Flash

    by Lew L
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    The ECU comes out easily. 3 ea 10mm bolts are the...

    The ECU comes out easily. 3 ea 10mm bolts are the easy part. The 2 electrical connectors are a bit fiddy. You have to turn a little lever to undo them. Good light, small strong hands make the job...
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    I used the same strobe controller for and LED...

    I used the same strobe controller for and LED added to the back of my V-Max---- works perfect and for $5 ----I couldn't ask for more.
  10. Those of us whom have had our ECUs flashed by...

    Those of us whom have had our ECUs flashed by Monster Fuel Injection are very happy with the increased power AND-------------- instant boot up. Some of the best $$ spent on my :spyder2:

    Lew L
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  11. " is it ok to wear shorts driving a can an...

    " is it ok to wear shorts driving a can an spyder"

    Your ? has been answered.

    My answer------- Hell No!!

    ...
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    OPPS: The op's ryde is an F3 Ltd.

    OPPS: The op's ryde is an F3 Ltd.
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    Utah Pete has some driving lights mounted on...

    Utah Pete has some driving lights mounted on these wind deflectors.
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    BRP reps were well received at a Nor Cal...

    BRP reps were well received at a Nor Cal :spyder2: rally a few years ago. If they don't sponsor events -- at least a presence would be appreciated. Not too many embarrassing questions and LOTS of...
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    My :spyder2: " clunks" but not too bad. ...

    My :spyder2: " clunks" but not too bad.

    The poor old, slow V-Max used to clunk but I found the secret----------- Work the clutch lever 8 or 10 times before putting the old thing in gear-----...
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    Last year I noticed how dirty the under seat...

    Last year I noticed how dirty the under seat plastic was. I cleaned it and stuffed soft foam in all the " black holes" . Much cleaner a year later. I set up a card table ( or use my table saw ) and ...
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    NO drinking and driving!! Many moons ago I...

    NO drinking and driving!!

    Many moons ago I came home from a TGIF ( thank G*d it's Friday) with a group of other teachers. Didn't have a garage door opener so I got off my bike and went to open...
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    Good lord Mike---- 12 teeth :yikes: I'm...

    Good lord Mike---- 12 teeth :yikes:

    I'm blessed with good teeth ( a dental hygienist saved my teeth, and I helped with good care since ) I'm in the middle of getting an implant though. I...
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    Hello w6, I have a 2014 RT s also. It has...

    Hello w6,

    I have a 2014 RT s also. It has never left me stranded. We have driven it on 3 trips of over 2,000 ( and many others of shorter distances )with out a second thought about...
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    I add Just one more ( well it was in my post...

    I add Just one more ( well it was in my post script in #12).

    You'll be REAL HAPPY with an ECU flash.. REALLY HAPPY.
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    It is an addiction. If I'm not purchasing a...

    It is an addiction. If I'm not purchasing a farkel for my :spyder2: then I'm modifying something on it or doing maintenance OR cleaning it.
    Lew L

    PS: The ECU flash is a great mod.
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    And of course---- custom billet bar ends and...

    And of course---- custom billet bar ends and dash rack :thumbup:
  23. Thread: 75 Years Ago...

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    Can you imagine what the world would be like if...

    Can you imagine what the world would be like if the USA had NOT gave all to save Britain and Europe?????? Thank God for the greatest generation.
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    Hi Pete, Are you talking of the OP ( original...

    Hi Pete, Are you talking of the OP ( original post ) or the last post ( me ). As I mentioned :spyder2:'s 3 times and nanny once----- -----
  25. Thread: CO2 cartridges

    by Lew L
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    different cartridges ?

    Cartridges DO have differing amounts of CO2 in them . Some as little as 5 grams. the stop and go kit has 12 grams in it. and I just purchased some as back-up and they are 20 grams. Wear your gloves ...
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    I think I'm faster in a sharp turning road on my...

    I think I'm faster in a sharp turning road on my :spyder2: than my V-Max. Given the Max isn't a corner carver ( more of a straight line rocket). I do " hang off" on the :spyder2: ---- not so much on...
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    Yes, yes it is---- finally. rain and thunder...

    Yes, yes it is---- finally. rain and thunder storms on and off the last 8 days or so. I was actually out on the V-Max today. Felt good to hit the V-boost. My wife and I are are going out on the...
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    I think the lube on the plug itself must make all...

    I think the lube on the plug itself must make all the difference. The plug popped out of the nozzle undisturbed but all the lube was used up.

    Lew L
  29. Year and Model Spyder/Ryker------------2014 RTS ...

    Year and Model Spyder/Ryker------------2014 RTS

    Add on / Upgraded item---------- ECU flash, anti-sway bar, Altimax tire, LED heads and fogs, dash rack that I made.

    Supplier/Vendor or link to...
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    I'll go take a look right now------- ...

    I'll go take a look right now-------

    Well Mike,
    Maybe you saw an older kit. I tried the plug system and it will work-- pushing the mushroom ( and lubed) plug into a...
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