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    :agree: and was going to suggest the same thing...

    :agree: and was going to suggest the same thing ... but He beat me to it .... I have seen this and similar stuff sold in various Auto Parts stores ... I t comes in many shades and colors even chrome...
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    I didn't want to let my mind go that far .........

    I didn't want to let my mind go that far ...... but after studying that bike I think this is closer to factual than previously reported ..... Mike
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    I investigated multiple thousands of accidents in...

    I investigated multiple thousands of accidents in my 37 year police career ..... and I was a trained and court certified accident expert .... sorry but I'm not buying 120 mph or anything close ........
  4. Thanks for that info ..... I corrected my post...

    Thanks for that info ..... I corrected my post above ... I don't type well and should have proof read it ..... I hope you read the four posts before mine ..... the 205/65-15 , Q5 tire cause NO issues...
  5. Thank you for enlightening some of our less...

    Thank you for enlightening some of our less knowledgeable members on the facts ..... you and other members here have successfully mounted that size tire on a Spyder..... Facts matter ..... Mike...
  6. :gaah::gaah::gaah: ........ Sorry but there is NO...

    :gaah::gaah::gaah: ........ Sorry but there is NO such tire size ( for cars / trks / or Spyders ) as R65 ..... google " tire sizing " and find out how tires are measured ...... Thanks .... good luck...
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    Nope ..... if you plan to follow BRP's...

    Nope ..... if you plan to follow BRP's recommendation to ROTATE tires ( which is a WASTE of time and money ) then you will have to un-mount and switch rims to do it .......Mike :thumbup:
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    Well I just went to the " TIRERACK " and they...

    Well I just went to the " TIRERACK " and they Have 165/65-14 ( which is the same as " P165/65-14 ) ..... Vredestein has other 14 in. sizes that will work great .... try Vulcan tire or Simple tire...
  9. Thread: Sad news

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    Teddy and the Red Sled

    This is indeed sad news. I also put my best friend " Max " ( avatar ) to sleep in Aug. of 19, He developed congestive heart failure in Apr. and the meds kept Him comfortable for His last 4 mo. ......
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    Using a KritKit or any other tool that can be...

    Using a KritKit or any other tool that can be used - you shouldn't be using a loose or tight spot .... the KritKit has to beused in the manner that tool is designed for ie. the middle of the belt any...
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    :agree: .... tirerack rack sells a couple of...

    :agree: .... tirerack rack sells a couple of sizes very close to that size ..... my advice is buy the lowest price of the Q-5 ..... neither the Spyder nor you will EVER feel the difference and the...
  12. I know Vredestein's .... What size tires did you...

    I know Vredestein's .... What size tires did you put on it ..... and What type of Spyder do you own .....help us help you ..... Mike .....PS 16 F and 18 R are good psi's to use, no matter what other...
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    Quite awhile back I checked out tires...

    Quite awhile back I checked out tires Specifically for trailers ... There are quite a range available in various sizes ..... and strengths based on number of PLIES .... they have Radial types also...
  14. I read all the other posts ...... my air bag...

    I read all the other posts ...... my air bag system had a leak when it was new ..... a leak in a hose connection .... fixed under warranty ..... try checking the PSI in the bag after you ride and see...
  15. Check their website .... I think the Utopia is...

    Check their website .... I think the Utopia is approx. $150.00 + less expensive the OEM backrest which isn't as adjustable ...... good luck .... Mike :thumbup:
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    If you have a BASIC RT it may Not have auto ride...

    If you have a BASIC RT it may Not have auto ride control ( my basic 14 RT didn't ) ....without Auto Ride Control it has no function .....jmho .... Mike :thumbup:
  17. I have the same year RT ..... for max comfort...

    I have the same year RT ..... for max comfort consider a driver backrest .... I have owned 3 Spyders and a bunch of GoldWings .... and I put " Utopia " backrests on all of them ..... most adjustable,...
  18. :agree::agree::agree: Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnd while...

    :agree::agree::agree: Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnd while you'r on the phone with Mr Palmer ( IMotorsports ) ask what He will sell you a Spyder for ..... PS< they also ship for FREE ..... good luck .... Mike...
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    Google map - Peel's Ferry .... some of the best...

    Google map - Peel's Ferry .... some of the best riding I've ever done was in that area ( north & west of that area ) ..... Mark Twain forest is fantastic ...... Mike :thumbup:
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    I love someone ( else ) who can think out of the...

    I love someone ( else ) who can think out of the box :clap: ........ waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in 09, I turned my GS into something closer to a touring spyder ..... I had a windshield from a GW 1200...
  21. To also clarify ... a Lok-tited bolt that has...

    To also clarify ... a Lok-tited bolt that has been Properly threaded into a threaded nut or whatever ... CANNOT strip the threads upon removal ... if the lok-tite is so strong it can't be removed the...
  22. This occurs from the Excessive use of lok-tite by...

    This occurs from the Excessive use of lok-tite by BRP ..... if you have a soldering iron you can heat the head and it will help removal ..... lok-tite will not cause a bolt to " strip ", you might...
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    As with ALL computers .... the computer registers...

    As with ALL computers .... the computer registers and keeps all the info Stored in it's memory bank .... hitting the delete key just removes it from view .... it does actually remove it from the...
  24. Read post # 21, I would advise tying it onto the...

    Read post # 21, I would advise tying it onto the lift any hard wrenching could tip it off ....imho .... Mike :ohyea:
  25. WOW !!!!!....In the 15 inch size the first two...

    WOW !!!!!....In the 15 inch size the first two would be fine for the front and the last two would be good for the rear ..... it's interesting that none of those sizes are LISTED by Michelin on their...
  26. I think " profit margin " plays a big part ......

    I think " profit margin " plays a big part ... amount of production is another ..... back in 14 I decided the new 1330 RT was going to way better for me ( I owned a few Gold Wings ) .... I was able...
  27. :agree: ..... So you realize that BRP no longer...

    :agree: ..... So you realize that BRP no longer has Rotax produce the V-twin ( it ended in 2015 ) so it's 6 1/2 years out of production. I had two V-twin spyders and compared to the 1330, you...
  28. :clap: ...... If we can get sizes that will fit...

    :clap: ...... If we can get sizes that will fit the Spyders that would change my " BEST Spyder tire " recommendation ...... the Q-5 is close but when I use the term " BEST " it should be the best...
  29. It would be nice if they might actually do that...

    It would be nice if they might actually do that .... but I doubt it .... Spyder tire sizes are becoming obsolete today .... there are quite a few REALLY sweet tires out there but not in our sizes...
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    OMG .....I would be thinking " your State...

    OMG .....I would be thinking " your State Attorney's office " ..... as others have said Total BS .... good luck .... Mike
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