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  1. Thread: sport mode

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    In the automotive world, sport/standard/eco modes...

    In the automotive world, sport/standard/eco modes alter the ratio of throttle position to power output while having no effect on max power available. For example, in sport mode a 20 degree twist of...
  2. I'm always amazed at the number of people that...

    I'm always amazed at the number of people that have suggestions contrary to the manufacturers who have a stake in their products performing optimally. With the HH pads, the 3-400- miles is a good...
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    My head still hurts....

    My head still hurts....
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    That’s a good reason to have the correct torque...

    That’s a good reason to have the correct torque specs.
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    Oil drain plug torque values?

    I have done a couple of searches, but have found some inconsistent results.
    Can someone either direct me to or tell me the correct torque specs for the 2 drain bolts on an F3? Thanks.
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    [that improves life’s QUOTE=jaherbst;1411986]You...

    [that improves life’s QUOTE=jaherbst;1411986]You recalibrate your tire gauge once a year? How in the world do you do that?

    Jack[/QUOTE]
    I send it to Accugauge and they calibrate it. Probably not...
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    No clearance issues on our F3 with the Kumho.

    No clearance issues on our F3 with the Kumho.
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    Thanks for the input. I now plan to start at 20...

    Thanks for the input. I now plan to start at 20 psi and adjust up and/or down from there. I'll base my final decision on handling characteristics, comfort and application of the 4 psi concept. At...
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    My gauge is calibrated about once a year. So is...

    My gauge is calibrated about once a year. So is my torque wrench.
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    Rear tire (automotive) pressure?

    I just installed a Kumho Ecsta on my wife’s F3. I did a lot of searching on this forum regarding suggested tire pressure. I found a variety of different numbers in parts of misc threads and thought...
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    Thanks for the advice.

    Thanks for the advice.
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    I plan to travel to Americas Motorsports in...

    I plan to travel to Americas Motorsports in Dickson, TN. I'll call them before the alignment in the spring. Hopefully, they're one of the "good" ones.
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    So, I should just install the rear wheel,...

    So, I should just install the rear wheel, guesstimate belt tension and take an easy drive to the shop for an alignment. When they're finished, we will have a proper alignment and correct belt...
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    Laser alignment question

    After I install the new rear tire on my wife's F3, I plan to get a laser alignment. Do they set the belt tension as part of the alignment? I don't want to set belt tension before the alignment if...
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    $8500 for a Ryker might affect the F3 market, too!

    $8500 for a Ryker might affect the F3 market, too!
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    If you think the F3 is busy at 70, then you don't...

    If you think the F3 is busy at 70, then you don't remember the RTs, etc. that had one less tranny gear! Those engines were screaming all the time. And, there was a reason for the higher rpm: The...
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    Every time I see a new thread about tires I look...

    Every time I see a new thread about tires I look to see if someone has mounted a UHP (Ultra High Perf) tire on a bike or Can-Am. A UHP on a car will RADICALLY change it's driving and handling...
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    You should try this: Find a flat stretch of...

    You should try this: Find a flat stretch of rural road and take note of 2 poles (or anything repeatable) about a quarter mile apart. On a calm day, choose a gear (not top gear) and a starting mph....
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    Did a pulley inspection on my wife's 2015 F3 and...

    Did a pulley inspection on my wife's 2015 F3 and saw there was just a bit of red dust. I explained to my dealer that I would like to be pro-active and they replaced the pulley and bolt. (at about 5K...
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    My wife has a base F3 manual 6 speed. The choice...

    My wife has a base F3 manual 6 speed. The choice had nothing to do with price. There were things about the S she didn't like and she also doesn't like paying for options she doesn't care about. She...
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    It also helps to file small notches in the side...

    It also helps to file small notches in the side of the dipstick or drill very small holes through it.
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    Any idea what 90 mph in less than 9 seconds...

    Any idea what 90 mph in less than 9 seconds translates to for a quarter mile? (quarter mile is a measurement many relate to a lot better)
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    Little affect from steep hill or high % (a...

    Little affect from steep hill or high % (a passenger) of extra weight? So that 1330 motor isn't really affected by the laws of physics? BRP needs to share that secret!
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    We are among the "simpletons" who check tire psi...

    We are among the "simpletons" who check tire psi daily and many times while we're riding! We have TPMS on all of our bikes and it really does give us peace of mind. Every time I feel an odd little...
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    Here's an interesting observation regarding...

    Here's an interesting observation regarding shifting at too low of an RPM: My ZO6 , which has gobs of TQ (650 lb/ft most available just above idle!), will indicate "shift denied" in the instrument...
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    The correct response to your questions requires...

    The correct response to your questions requires more info from you. If you are just leaving a light with other traffic, low rpm shifts will be fine. (not so low as to "lug" engine, however) If you...
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    "only a 2 cylinder" is one of the reasons it has...

    "only a 2 cylinder" is one of the reasons it has more torque. Engines with fewer (yet larger) cylinders and longer strokes tend to have more TQ than shorter stroke multi-cyl engines. Don't forget,...
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    Right after we got my wife's F3, she complained...

    Right after we got my wife's F3, she complained about the pedal position. I simply drilled another hole and it lowered the pedal enough. Do a search of my posts and you'll find pix.
  29. . Of the "solutions" offered, yours is the...

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    Of the "solutions" offered, yours is the only one that works for me. Thanks.
  30. Space bar inoperative when I "reply with quote"

    Title really says it all. Anywhere else on the internet and/or this forum the space bar operates. When I type a "reply with quote" on this forum, there are no spaces between words. If I go back to my...
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