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  1. Thread: Add oil

    by AeroPilot
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    If you have not rode the bike for 10 miles and...

    If you have not rode the bike for 10 miles and then let it idle for 10 minutes before shutting it down and checking the oil, you might not need oil.

    But straight after you do, use a narrow...
  2. The 47 # on the hitch will be loading he hitch...

    The 47 # on the hitch will be loading he hitch and forcing down the rear wheel a little more.... the no air in the air bag will be compressing the spring around your rear shock and bottoming out...
  3. Rear lift point is on the 4" main frame member. ...

    Rear lift point is on the 4" main frame member. I use a square of rubber tread to keep the jack from slipping off of the flat metal frame. As far as removing the GPS mount, it should be...
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    Like Ron and others have said the newer designs...

    Like Ron and others have said the newer designs require us to learn new ways to check oil. I am impressed with the efficiency of Rotax engines and I have seen a variety of oil levels when I tried to...
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    Thanks hOgr1der and I did edit my previous post...

    Thanks hOgr1der and I did edit my previous post as after rethinking it and measuring my sensor clearance, I agree with you. My current clearance from sensor to toothed ring is .96 mm and I will need...
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    "This moves the sensor ring closer to the sensor....

    "This moves the sensor ring closer to the sensor. " It will also move the sensor ring with relation to the sensor ifyou swapped spacers or bearings and then ...you are right It would be good to...
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    Since the centraMatic disk is behind the disk and...

    Since the centraMatic disk is behind the disk and sensor ring, its relation to the caliper arm and the sensor which is mounted on the arm is still Okay... It just moves the wheel to the left...
  8. Makes sense and great detail and diagrams to show...

    Makes sense and great detail and diagrams to show how the bearings come to rest with the inner race on the spacer... I do have a set of replacement bearings on the shelf, but so far haven't had...
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    http://www.lamonstergarage.com/lamonster-rt-ultra-...

    http://www.lamonstergarage.com/lamonster-rt-ultra-bright-led-fog-lights/ Google replace Spyder RT headlight and get the background on the installation.
  10. 172618 Maybe if you post a pic of where you're...

    172618 Maybe if you post a pic of where you're trying to clean it will all become clear. The Frunk Lip is accessible when you open the lid... to clean around the grille area, just remove the 4...
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    I would run until this winter and change before I...

    I would run until this winter and change before I put it up, unless I reach the suggested Oil Change interval miles... JMO
  12. Thanks ddjim, I did dump the cushdrive segments...

    Thanks ddjim, I did dump the cushdrive segments out and didnt see much in the way of grit or damage, just a few black specks but I didnt think of a little silicon grease. Might try it next...
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    Rob, I'm not a big fan of the traffic on...

    Rob, I'm not a big fan of the traffic on I-25 from Colorado Springs north to Cheyenne and prefer to ride the state routes when we can. You mentioned you were trailering, but speed limits are...
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    I too cringe at the first clunk of the ride after...

    I too cringe at the first clunk of the ride after starting my RT. While it is the "nature of the beast" I occasionally can avoid the WHAM by hitting the shift paddle within the first 1/2 second of...
  15. F3T squeal noise under load wheeling around or turning a corner?

    Squealing noise under load from F3T

    Our 2016 F3T has been a very dependable ride with few issues, but we have a sporadic squeal that sometimes occurs under load like accelerating through a turn in...
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    Like 2 Dogs said the FOBOs shouldnt cause the...

    Like 2 Dogs said the FOBOs shouldnt cause the shake. Since your bike was setting all winter, I bet the tires had a little flat spot issues for awhile... then when you rode it a bit the tires...
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    " Also ... you are not supposed to touch your...

    " Also ... you are not supposed to touch your bell unless it is attached to your trike/bike."

    Its always good to practice safe mechanican and wear gloves.....;)
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    I dont remember any issues with mounting the side...

    I dont remember any issues with mounting the side mount drink holder on the 16 F3T. It is much more stable now on the frame and easy to access.

    172207 With the IPS frame caps it looks and...
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    172153 or a paint can lid lifter works well; ...

    172153 or a paint can lid lifter works well; especially if polished with a sander on the curve so it levers the pin out smoothly
  20. 172121 Had about 6 oz of RIDEON in my front...

    172121 Had about 6 oz of RIDEON in my front Kenda when I had a puncture...It didnt seal by itself, but after I added the mushroom plug from my StopnGo kit it held with no leaks for another 5000...
  21. Physics always works if you can quantify the...

    Physics always works if you can quantify the inputs and measure the resulting changes including all energy. The rear wheel will always build more heat and therefore pressure than the front tires...
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    I agree it takes a bit more to become comfortable...

    I agree it takes a bit more to become comfortable with the variety of road conditions, crown, ruts etc than with the gyroscopic motion of two wheels tracking a single path. For me it helped to have...
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    Hopefully you have a good shop and they properly...

    Hopefully you have a good shop and they properly condition new batteries like Idaho said. I think your battery on the 12 model is a little bit of a chore to get to...I trusted our shop to change it...
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    Wow - you got 7 years out of that OEM Yuasa - ...

    Wow - you got 7 years out of that OEM Yuasa - I'd probably go with one of the same and treat it just like your original.
  25. Thread: Brake pads

    by AeroPilot
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    Like CPTJam described, and before I push and...

    Like CPTJam described, and before I push and rotate, with the old pads out I like to clean the caliper a bit with a pan and papers below, I spray with Simplegreen, Purple Power, soapy water, windex...
  26. " I got about one mile per gallon extra. " ...

    " I got about one mile per gallon extra. "

    So anecdotally from your experience and from what Mike said about his bike pulling down the track just about as well, unless we can hear any...
  27. Page 33 OM? Hold Mode button for more than 2...

    Page 33 OM? Hold Mode button for more than 2 seconds?
  28. 171882 Back when the 1330 came out the adds...

    171882 Back when the 1330 came out the adds touted the flat torque curve and Viola! , BRP added the ECO button. Since there is plenty of oomph to shift even at 2000 RPM and pull thru the gears, ...
  29. As JayBros shows in the chart, the throttle...

    As JayBros shows in the chart, the throttle input is cut to 60-70%. And for those wanting to match the sound of the engine to acceptable shifting points and RPM, the green arrow as 4Marie said...
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    Wifes 2011 RT SM5 bought in 2012 - traded with...

    Wifes 2011 RT SM5 bought in 2012 - traded with 76,000 miles in Nov 2015 for my base RT SE6 now with 47,000 mi

    Wifes 2015 RT-S SE6 bought in May 2015 - traded with no issues at 44,000 mi for her...
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