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    My first SPYDER was a 2008 GS SE 5 used with...

    My first SPYDER was a 2008 GS SE 5 used with 22000 miles on it, tires were worn as were the brake pads so I replaced them. Rode it another 10000 miles with no problems. But I could not get...
  2. Thread: DPS alert

    by MercerLake
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    DPS ALERT Great Trouble-shooting

    You have found the cause yourself, being in close proximity to cell towers places you in an area of very strong RF fields, and with your phone plugged in to the USB connections it is very likely that...
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    More prayers!

    I add my prayers for Lamont for a recovery! And for his wife and family continued health and peaceful hearts!
  4. Thread: Rear brake

    by MercerLake
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    Old Brake Pads never Die!

    Good idea! :clap:
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    Belt Noise?

    Check the belt tracking, it may be riding against the flange on either the rear or front sprocket!
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    Sounds like dealer issues

    The trunk latch has a sensor switch that may need adjusting if the trunk lid does indeed latch closed, if no then the latch needs adjusting.
    If you have a pulsating brake noise it may indicate a...
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    Good Choice!

    I believe that your choice of the 2017 RT SE6 is a very good one particularly with your physical problems. Good used ones are out there due to folks trading up. 2015 and newer all have the 1330...
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    Blank Switch!

    You could consider a blank switch as another anti-theft device. :rolleyes: Or use a soldering iron to engrave a label into the switch rocker plate and then fill the engraved label with white paint....
  9. 3 Wheels to 4!!

    A little money, and a lot of love can accomplish anything!:clap::clap:I think if you remove the side case that would narrow the track and affect the steering less. You should be able to attach to the...
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    Happy Ham Rider!

    I ride a 2017 RTs and carry a handheld to use when I'm stopped! Driving and talking increases the chance for disaster.:yikes: My call is KE7GZU I do one hobby at a time, HF from home or camped. 73 to...
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    STUCK FRUNK

    Assuming that you can't open the FRUNK, try pressing on the FRUNK over the latch area or just to one side while trying the release. Need the year and model to be more specific with a way to open it...
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    Fantastic Ride & Video!

    What a ride!! Obviously you are not too concerned with "rocks in the belt", just ride it! Certainly not a road to let your attention wander! :yikes:Thanks !!!:clap::clap::clap:
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    Uneasy Riding!

    Assuming that everything about your :spyder2: is set up correctly, that leaves the rider technique and the rider's brain, and this can be solved. If you've been riding two wheels for years the brain...
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    Gravel? Who needs it?

    Understand your concern, adding a "Missing Belt Guard" will help reduce the worry. I ride several hundred miles a year on National Forest Roads with no problem, the road to my house is travelled...
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    3 Wheeler Oregon License?

    Well our local paper elaborated with more information, the MC license is not required if the vehicle ! has a steering wheel, no straddle seating and side by side seating. So looks like the...
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    Squeal in Radio

    You mentioned using a handheld to test your installation on the :spyder2: and getting a "Squeal". The squeal is likely due to audio feedback from the Trike speakers to the microphone of the handheld....
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    Bird not in Hand!

    Yep, birds and chipmunks take a toll. I installed a set of "GRILL GUARDS" from Spiderpops and now don't worry about a radiator getting punctured, well worth the money and they look good also!:yes:
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    Bikes & Trikes Not Oil & Water

    I ride with a group of primarily HD bikes and trikes, and other brands also. We are all older, one couple are chasing 90 years, and we all have fun together. Most have been riding for many years,...
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    CANAM PARTS

    So sorry I was in a hurry and did not proof read :banghead:, I should have typed www.canampartshouse.com I humbly beg your pardons one and all!!:opps:
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    CAN AM PARTS Dwg!

    Here's a site that may not be new to all but it is to me and I found it helpful, so here it is
    www.canamparts.com full library of exploded drawings and part numbers for the engine, electrical...
  21. Welcome!!

    Welcome to the world of :f_spider: and the forum. Lot's of friendly folks here with very helpful information. You are in a good place to have lot's of smiley miles, a trip to the next town can be a...
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    Looks GOOD!

    Is this going to be a paper magazine or better yet an online ? The format looks very readable! :yes: The SPYDER deserves a dedicated magazine with positive information. This forum primarily deals...
  23. SAFE SPYDER!!

    Congratulations on not biting the bullet,:yikes: very glad to hear of your good fortune. :D There is a lot of plastic and steel up front to protect you and some fantastic safety features to keep you...
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    Belt Stabilizers

    In a nut shell the BRP unit is made of plastic, only has a single bearing centered in the pulley. Meanwhile the unit by Doc and Baker are made of metal and have two bearings with a larger diameter...
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    Three Wheeler???

    I'm surprised that YAMAHA would come out with something so ugly! That front end has to weigh a ton! But beauty being in the eye of the beholder, it doesn't fit mine.nojoke
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    Very Close Shave

    Wow! You are lucky in capitals. Javelinas are solid little critters, about like a 40-60 pound rock with legs.:yikes: The problem with wildlife and other things in the road is that they don't always...
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    Brake Springs

    As CAPTJAM mentioned when the pads wear down to the point that the spring is fully compressed, you won't have any brakes. So use fewer coils and spread the coils out so that the pads will have to...
  28. ARMRESTS ?

    It appears from the catalog available from the link on page 77 there is an armrest for RT s:bowdown:, that'll make my wife's day.
  29. Tombstone Smiles Ride

    Will be watching for more info, sounds like a great midwinter gathering. We will plan to be there. Great country-side for exploring and rides.:clap:
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    Northward HO!!!!

    I too have been planning another trip North. Met a fellow yesterday on a BMW coming back from a YUKON trip and the Beaufort Sea, he and the bike were well road worn and now he's headed home to...
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