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    Joe, do you have a link to the "ring" type as an...

    Joe, do you have a link to the "ring" type as an example? I Googled and can only find the foldable and accordion style ones. Thanks!
  2. What constitutes a "newer model" in this...

    What constitutes a "newer model" in this discussion? My 2018 RTL still does it the "slow way" if I'm reading this thread correctly.

    Plus, BOTH the 2018 and 2019 RT Operator's Guides specifically...
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    :agree: I've had no prior warning the two...

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    I've had no prior warning the two times it has happened. The first time I was on my way to Joe and Ann's across town and had stopped at my bank on the way. When I came out to my Spyder...
  4. Three years ago when my Gold Wing friend and I...

    Three years ago when my Gold Wing friend and I both got hit by a pickup truck and damned near killed, one of the first people to stop at the scene was a BMW rider who just happened to be a trauma...
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    It's the basic "Moon" stitch pattern from...

    It's the basic "Moon" stitch pattern from Russell. Same pattern I had on my NT too. I liked it because it has a lot less stitching and with my choice of full leather it reduces the possible water...
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    Joe, Along with the 2 12mm wrenches I had,...

    Joe,

    Along with the 2 12mm wrenches I had, what was the size of the ratchet head to remove the bolt on the arm? Luckily the other rider had a tool set that had the ratchet and head to fit the...
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    Thanks to Joe & Ann @ Squared Away

    Seeing a different "shout out" posted today for one of our vendors, I figured Joe & Ann deserved one too for the assistance they provided Monday that saved my road trip to get my new Russell seat.
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    You missed the target. When Russell rebuilds a...

    You missed the target.

    When Russell rebuilds a seat using your own seat pan, they rebuild WHATEVER is needed for the seat to fit you. If they move you back by moving back the seat pocket, the...
  9. Thread: Self Leveling

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    These kind of threads are so sad. So much...

    These kind of threads are so sad. So much mis-information, and I've seen it happen over and over again since I joined this forum with my new 2018 Spyder RT LIMITED 3 months ago.

    So let's get...
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    As Bob said, it's almost impossible to compare...

    As Bob said, it's almost impossible to compare two people's different insurance costs nationwide. There are just too many variables involved. Location, accident and claim statistics for individual...
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    It's all relative. Here in the desert southwest...

    It's all relative. Here in the desert southwest where it doesn't rain very often (seasonal though), the first 30 minutes after it starts raining can be very hazardous for 2-wheels, 3-wheels, AND...
  12. Thread: Parking Brake

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    OK. That's not the way your original post read...

    OK. That's not the way your original post read to me, but OK. I was just asking based on the Owner's Manual instructions. They say nothing about using a dolly, so I asked. And your original post...
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    Just curious. What does the South Carolina DMV...

    Just curious. What does the South Carolina DMV register a Spyder as? Here in Nevada it gets registered as a "roadster". Would the SC "motorcycle three-wheel vehicle" include that definition? Is...
  14. Thread: Parking Brake

    by FalconAF
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    Are you sure that won't void a warranty or at...

    Are you sure that won't void a warranty or at least raise questions with Mother BRP? My 2018 RTL Owner's Manual says (with pictures) my RT should be towed on a flatbed and tied down as shown in the...
  15. Thread: Tire gauge?

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    Don't get paranoid about trying to match tire...

    Don't get paranoid about trying to match tire pressures to tenths of a PSI between tires. You are not riding/driving a Formula One or NASCAR racing machine at the extreme limits of it's performance...
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    Consider the wife to be an Original Equipment...

    Consider the wife to be an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) part of the Spyder. Above all else, do everything you can to NOT have to replace that. Just sayin'. :lecturef_smilie:

    :D
  17. Many of the things you seem to want to disconnect...

    Many of the things you seem to want to disconnect are safety features designed into the Spyder. Whether you like them or not, if they are issues for you, it seems to me you should be looking for...
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    Of course they are. The UCMJ makes many...

    Of course they are. The UCMJ makes many misdemeanor civilian offenses a federal crime that can result in a felony conviction in a Courts Martial. I can tell my civilian employer to "Go To Hell" and...
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    Not sure what you are asking you can do with the...

    Not sure what you are asking you can do with the phone when it is connected to the BRP app, but the owner's manual specifically states the phone's direct input functions are disabled when connected...
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    I'm not arguing with you about the rims and what...

    I'm not arguing with you about the rims and what kind of tires they can use.

    The real question is, "Why don't motorcycle dealers want to put car tires on motorcycles?" WE can debate that all...
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    That is true. But the key difference is HD...

    That is true. But the key difference is HD "sells their trikes with auto tires mounted as OEM tires" to begin with. An attorney would have a hard time winning a lawsuit about an "aftermarket car...
  22. Thread: Park brake

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    OK, I crawled on my garage floor (I'm really...

    OK, I crawled on my garage floor (I'm really getting too old for that kinda stuff :D) and took a look. So are you saying that I would loosen the front nut first, THEN the back nut ALSO, then just...
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    :agree: That. In Australia, it's the law, so...

    :agree: That.

    In Australia, it's the law, so a dealer doesn't have to worry about getting their *sses sued off if they "put a car tire on a motorcycle". In the U.S. I can understand the...
  24. Thread: Park brake

    by FalconAF
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    My 8-week old 2018 RTL parking brake wouldn't...

    My 8-week old 2018 RTL parking brake wouldn't release for the first time 2 days ago in a parking lot. It finally released after turning off/on the key and recycling through the digital dash startup...
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    I'm hurt. Joe and Ann have worked on my Spyder...

    I'm hurt. Joe and Ann have worked on my Spyder for me twice here in Las Vegas since I got it a few weeks ago. And they are gonna do it again this coming Wednesday. And I've never gotten a Wedgy...
  26. Review: Are you serious? 10 people who left a review...

    Are you serious? 10 people who left a review doesn't mean only 10 people downloaded the app. Geez!

    And do your research. It is a well known fact in any customer review process that more people...
  27. Thread: FOBO Help

    by FalconAF
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    Ann, Might be true. And I'm not dissing...

    Ann,

    Might be true. And I'm not dissing anybody who says they have had FOBO problems in the past (or even now). But I have to be honest...a lot of the "advice" I see on this forum in the short...
  28. Hmmmm...I wonder if, after I installed the new...

    Hmmmm...I wonder if, after I installed the new Firmware update that shows the remaining mileage for the amount of fuel remaining, if having my Spyder in ECO vs non-ECO mode will change the amount of...
  29. Thread: FOBO Help

    by FalconAF
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    Have you tried rotating your sensors? Or...

    Have you tried rotating your sensors? Or disabling the one you are having the problem with, then reinstalling it? Or deleting your entire FOBO account, THEN reinstalling everything again? All those...
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    Motorcycle accident 3 years ago. Surgery to...

    Motorcycle accident 3 years ago. Surgery to replace 3 herniated disks pressing into spinal chord and nerve roots in my neck (C4 - C7) with 3 bone grafts and 9 screws holding it all together now. I...
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