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  1. Take a picture and say four words to the...

    Take a picture and say four words to the dealership, "Fix it, new sprocket." Be prepared to be told they're on back order until hell has a frost warning.
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    Regarding the water in the outer fuse box cover,...

    Regarding the water in the outer fuse box cover, my'14 outer cover gaskets look like Pierre the Knuckle Dragger did a sloppy job during assembly of the Spyder as the lower edge of both L and R covers...
  3. The 1330 ACE engine hasn't changed although there...

    The 1330 ACE engine hasn't changed although there have been some minor improvements in the ECU software. Run what you did in your '17 and, if you run lower octane the ECU will compensate. Were I in...
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    In the 1330 ACE engine there are three scavenge...

    In the 1330 ACE engine there are three scavenge pumps that return oil from various places in the engine to the dry sump oil tank that is integral to the engine, and that return isn't instantaneous....
  5. Well, it was nice of BRP to wake up somewhere...

    Well, it was nice of BRP to wake up somewhere along the line and stamp it on a plate that is then attached to the frame like other motor vehicles.
  6. Tuck in your shirt.

    Tuck in your shirt.
  7. I agree with Lew, it depends on where and how you...

    I agree with Lew, it depends on where and how you are riding, and I find the sweet spot shifting in the 3K - 3,500 range but will run it higher if I'm in tight twisties where I use engine braking to...
  8. If you are satisfied with the performance of your...

    If you are satisfied with the performance of your Spyder as is, save your shekels. If OTOH you want to experience the performance described by RayBJ, with which I heartily agree, get one of Ron's...
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    If you have a level garage floor or driveway...

    If you have a level garage floor or driveway simply put a 2X4 wooden block 24" or so behind the rear wheel, stand on the left side of the roadster, turn on the ignition switch, release the parking...
  10. If you are talking about the tool to remove the...

    If you are talking about the tool to remove the Oil Filter Cover Assembly on the 1330 ACE engine it is a 36mm socket available from a variety of sources, amongst them amazon.com:...
  11. Look at pg 178 of your operator's guide for #2,...

    Look at pg 178 of your operator's guide for #2, the typical location on the right side. MY op guide said the same location but it was a b***h to see because the VIN was stamped onto the frame and...
  12. My thanks too! Good video and your choice of...

    My thanks too! Good video and your choice of music was superior.
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    I use a plain old bicycle floor pump, my tire...

    I use a plain old bicycle floor pump, my tire gauge and the extension critter in the ink. Yes, it's a Harley accessory but it works bloody well. If my tire needs air I overfill it pound or two and...
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    AAA has not let me down on the road. I was just...

    AAA has not let me down on the road. I was just checking ahead before a long tour to see what my options were. I trusted the Spyder and it did the job perfectly.
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    Yes, but we modular wearers don't suffer the...

    Yes, but we modular wearers don't suffer the problem Fat Baxter has with his full face Arai (Post #6).
  16. Smells like a dealership warranty issue to me.

    Smells like a dealership warranty issue to me.
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    A good friend is the head of the Bicycle Helmet...

    A good friend is the head of the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute and sent me that over the weekend. I agree, was good for a chuckle.
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    I called AAA a few years ago, 2 - 3, told them I...

    I called AAA a few years ago, 2 - 3, told them I had a Spyder and asked what they could do for me to get more towing distance. They told me I could upgrade to RV coverage, if I remember correctly...
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    The Motojug isn't going to solve the full face...

    The Motojug isn't going to solve the full face helmet problem.
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    Follow the schedule in you operator's guide; it...

    Follow the schedule in you operator's guide; it says every year or 6,000 miles (whichever comes first).
  21. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    I run 20 on my General Altimax RT 43 215/60R 15.

    I run 20 on my General Altimax RT 43 215/60R 15.
  22. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    I weigh 180, ride solo almost all the time and...

    I weigh 180, ride solo almost all the time and run 15 in my Federal EVO front tires.
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    I've changed my fuel filter twice and there are...

    I've changed my fuel filter twice and there are no wires anywhere near it so you should be safe there.
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    My sincere condolences. My bride and I celebrated...

    My sincere condolences. My bride and I celebrated our 57th just last week but she has a long list of maladies we have to cope with. God bless and be safe.
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    Did you check in your audio preferences menu to...

    Did you check in your audio preferences menu to see if the external speakers are still turned on?
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    Hey goat, for your own safety get yourself to...

    Hey goat, for your own safety get yourself to your doctor; those falls can kill us. Tell the doc you need physical therapy to help some of those muscles help you. Be safe!
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    Age is a state of mind!

    Age is a state of mind!
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    Baxter, your question prompted me to hit the...

    Baxter, your question prompted me to hit the garage, don my Neotec and try to get my angled Camelbak bite valve between the soup coolers. in short, for me, ANW. In reality I could probably worm the...
  29. Thread: Ryker Down!

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    Shawn Smoak has a fairly recent video with the...

    Shawn Smoak has a fairly recent video with the first case he's seen; replaced the whole assembly as a unit. It appeared to my not so well educated eye that a worn/defective seal was the culprit.
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    Spyderpops' KOTTS Grilles are well worth the...

    Spyderpops' KOTTS Grilles are well worth the reasonable price Harvey charges and they deliver superior performance. JMO.
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