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    As I've read some tales of people taking a well...

    As I've read some tales of people taking a well tuned and not vibrating machine into the dealership, and coming away with their belt tension too high and now vibrating. My suggestion is if you own a...
  2. Thread: Back rests

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    I found the key to the OEM backrest was to angle...

    I found the key to the OEM backrest was to angle the 2 mounting prongs toward the back while inserting the backrest into the seat. First couple of times it was hard, then eased up. Mine limbered up...
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    Not a sonic test tool, but this video is...

    Not a sonic test tool, but this video is informative and does make a confirmation of accuracy. Training video from Dayco.
    https://youtu.be/0DZYfYFccAM
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    You be surprised what folks will walk off with. ...

    You be surprised what folks will walk off with. If your truck has a backup camera in the tailgate you better lock it when leaving it alone. The world isn't what it used to be. I had Misty Mountain...
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    I ended up at 15 in the front and 16 in the rear...

    I ended up at 15 in the front and 16 in the rear with the Vredesteins all the way around. Of course in my neck of the woods you gain about 2-3 PSI just on daytime heating alone, not to mention road...
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    My new 2018 RTL has settled into a 31-32 MPG...

    My new 2018 RTL has settled into a 31-32 MPG average, as calculated manually. While one tank fill will give you a fairly good idea, average it over a few and you'll get a clearer picture. My best...
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    Mr. jcthrone, Is the DESS able to be disabled...

    Mr. jcthrone,

    Is the DESS able to be disabled via BUDS? The In Plain Sight key pretty much shows Spyders aren't swiped too often, so is it really as simple as that? Is this an option open via...
  8. Thread: Frightening

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    That's what I'm trying to get a sense of, the...

    That's what I'm trying to get a sense of, the actual risk involved with the Spyder. When I first boarded Spyderlovers, I read a post from a guy departing the Spyder world because of just his kind of...
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    I believe those would be the trolls.

    I believe those would be the trolls.
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    As an Addendum to this thread, let's talk about...

    As an Addendum to this thread, let's talk about the greases in the 6205 and 30BD40DF2 bearings we're putting in these machines. I've spoken to quite a few engineers at the major companies, and all...
  11. So as an addendum to this thread, after some...

    So as an addendum to this thread, after some outstanding counseling from Mr. Navydad, I made a bearing pusher for the 6205 bearings in the rear wheel.
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    I purchased a used set of OEM bearing...
  12. Thread: Tire picture.

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    This is what puzzles me about the Kenda tires. ...

    This is what puzzles me about the Kenda tires. Some folks report totally worn out at 8000 miles, and then a story like this comes along. I know front end alignment makes a difference, but this...
  13. Thread: Frightening

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    Mr. Treva, Many thanks for following up on...

    Mr. Treva,

    Many thanks for following up on this. The replacement of the wheel sensors and VCM tells an interesting tale. So apparently if you lose contact with a wheel speed sensor, or the VCM...
  14. I did not get pictures while all the panels were...

    I did not get pictures while all the panels were off, sorry. Pictures from the bottom aren't very enlightening either.
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    My 595LM came with a motorcycle cradle, inclusive...

    My 595LM came with a motorcycle cradle, inclusive of their multi-wire harness, a car mount with small speaker, and a bunch of Ram Mount stuff. https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/536397#box ...
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    I just installed a Garmin Zumo 595 on my 2018...

    I just installed a Garmin Zumo 595 on my 2018 RTL. From what I had read, folks preferred the 590/595 to the 660, which are the 2 models that have specific to Spyder mounts if you choose to go that...
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    Kind of off topic, but not really. My son just...

    Kind of off topic, but not really. My son just had to replace his tires on his car about 5,000-10,000 miles before they were at advertised mileage. The why of it was noise. The tires...
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    Mr. PMK, That is a truly tragic story. I...

    Mr. PMK,

    That is a truly tragic story. I lucked up, sourced bearings from a reclamation service on ebay. Only after I whipped the bearings in the hub did I learn about all the counterfeiting...
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    PMK, Yes, I actually did. The Timken Grease...

    PMK,

    Yes, I actually did. The Timken Grease selector (http://www.timken.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Grease_082504reference.pdf) recommended Mobil XHP 222 (Timken Premium All Purpose...
  20. Thread: Back rests

    by h0gr1der
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    Not sure what you're asking here, but the seat...

    Not sure what you're asking here, but the seat backrest works this way. Installed, it folds forward to ease passenger mount or dismount. Also, you can remove and easily reinstall the backrest by...
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    The rear tire isn't at Tire Rack in the USA. I...

    The rear tire isn't at Tire Rack in the USA. I found mine at Vulcan Tire, but they had a 1 month ship time even if it was in stock.
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    :agree: Good information above. One other...

    :agree: Good information above.

    One other thing to consider, as it is where I came about a Spyder. I got too damaged to safely ride a 2 wheeler, so three wheels or quitting riding were in order....
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    Trikermutha, So it only activates with the...

    Trikermutha,

    So it only activates with the addition of a rear seat passenger?
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    Mr. Billybovine, You seem pretty well up to...

    Mr. Billybovine,

    You seem pretty well up to speed on most of this stuff, help me set this permanently in my tired old brain.

    To my understanding, the pillion switch is to see if there is a...
  25. Only if you wear white knee socks and sandals or...

    Only if you wear white knee socks and sandals or Crocs!
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    PMK, I've just got off the phone with Mobil...

    PMK,

    I've just got off the phone with Mobil engineering, they say the grease pictured is their best for wheel bearings, even better than the Mobil 222 Timken recommends. So what do you pack your...
  27. I've looked and seen pictures of the 2015 TSB,...

    I've looked and seen pictures of the 2015 TSB, even requested someone to post a full size .pdf, but nothing. The 2018 service manual is missing a bunch of information, recommend upgrading to the...
  28. Thread: Back rests

    by h0gr1der
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    The OEM adjustable backrest on my 2018 RTL is...

    The OEM adjustable backrest on my 2018 RTL is locked into the seat to prevent theft, but a flip of the under-seat clip frees it for removal. It folds forward to aid in mounting the bike, and uses an...
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    Ok, I misunderstood the span. From what I've...

    Ok, I misunderstood the span. From what I've read, changing the belt tension is some cases does not get rid of the vibration, merely changes when it happens and in my case, softened the impulse of...
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    Feeler gauges. I haven't heard of anyone having...

    Feeler gauges. I haven't heard of anyone having problems, just throwing the information out there for folks to ponder. I'm all shimmed back to .060" (1.524mm) from the original .064" (1.6256mm). ...
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