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    If you can afford it, JUST DO IT AND DON'T LOOK...

    If you can afford it, JUST DO IT AND DON'T LOOK BACK.
    I came from the opposite direction. I had a 2014 RTS with the manual transmission.
    Going to the semi-auto took a little getting used to, but...
  2. I'll be the contrarian here. I live a little...

    I'll be the contrarian here.
    I live a little further south, so I've managed to take the Spyder out during the winter on many occassions.
    There have, however, been about three different years where...
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    Thanks. I took a look at their offering. I've...

    Thanks. I took a look at their offering. I've heard that the curve of the 2020 Frunk is problematic.
    Their site says the Halo Skid has matched the curve, but I'm not thrilled with the acrylic...
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    ABSOLUTELY. The Bump Skid is a tremendously...

    ABSOLUTELY.
    The Bump Skid is a tremendously good investment.
    And your choice of getting the one without lights is also very wise.
    When, in the fullness of time the bump skid does it's job and...
  5. I installed Spyderpops Vision kit. TricLED has...

    I installed Spyderpops Vision kit. TricLED has something similar


    https://www.spyderlovers.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=184987&d=1601131003
  6. Sometimes the switch hangs up. Press down on the...

    Sometimes the switch hangs up. Press down on the key and reverse the motion like you're opening up the gas tank. At the same time, push down on the lid right at the latch.
    Once you get it open,...
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    For completeness, this was my final solution. I...

    For completeness, this was my final solution. I added a garage door opener:
    P.S. I have to re-insert the photos.
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    I've got the same issue

    I've got the same issue
  9. Has anyone found grills for the 2020 RT in plain carbon ?

    I've found the RT logos, and the Spiders in stainless and carbon.
    I've found the plain grills in stainless.
    I haven't found the plain grills in carbon.
    I'm thinking I might be forced to get a set...
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    I had the same problem getting my backrest out....

    I had the same problem getting my backrest out. The directiions given by jredman are correct, but I couldn't move the T handle by hand. I had to use a pair of pliers, just be careful.
    Funny, I had...
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    Make sure any epoxy you use for repairing the...

    Make sure any epoxy you use for repairing the tabs SPECIFICALLY mentions ABS plastic.
    Polyester 5 minute epoxies don't generally bond well to the body panels.
    When making larger repairs, I also use...
  12. I'm with Possible on this. And even more...

    I'm with Possible on this.
    And even more important, with all of the reported DESS problems, do you really want to hang metal around the ignition receiver ?
  13. Thread: Sad day.

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    Sorry, long thread. Is there aresolution to this...

    Sorry, long thread.
    Is there aresolution to this yet ?
  14. Whenever I've been behind a bike with flashing...

    Whenever I've been behind a bike with flashing lights, I always found them distracting.
    I had the custom dynamics High Mount Brake Light installed on my 2014 Spyder.
    The only problem I ever had was...
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    This is the finest advice for anyone on a...

    This is the finest advice for anyone on a motorcycle.
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    What color is your Ryker ? It's a known fact...

    What color is your Ryker ?
    It's a known fact that dark colors, like black absorb, all light, and lighter colors like white reflect colors.
    Thus, if you have a dark Spyder, it will be faster during...
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    Yes, I clearly stated that it is my opinion. I...

    Yes, I clearly stated that it is my opinion.
    I would LOVE to have some objective data.
    Maybe the improvement is in the springs ?
    Admittedly, my highly calibrated seat of the pants leaves a lot...
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    I seem to be in the minority here, but I've found...

    I seem to be in the minority here, but I've found that BRP pretty much caught up to BajaRon with the 2020 design. I had my sway bar upgraded, but haven't found a very great difference in the way the...
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    Looks nice, but I would be very careful about...

    Looks nice, but I would be very careful about add-on LEDs mounted down low like that.
    I added the TricLEDs to my SpyderPops bump skid. After a few weeks, it looked like a Jack O' Lantern.
    ...
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    Review: Just for information purposes. BRP will install...

    Just for information purposes. BRP will install the fix for free as part of a Technical Service Bulletin.
    I'm still thinking Lamont's solution is better.

    185872
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    I think cptjam is right. It sounds like a ground...

    I think cptjam is right. It sounds like a ground wire.
    You say you got the harness from Spyder Accessories ?
    Is that Pierre ??
    He's a pretty OK guy. instead of asking us to guess, I'd recommend...
  22. Thread: Sad day.

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    That's a tough position to be in. A frame can be...

    That's a tough position to be in.
    A frame can be replaced on a Spyder (or other motorcycle)
    The frames are separate structures and not built like a car with unibody construction.
    Still, it's no...
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    I've been looking at heated jacket liners. Most...

    I've been looking at heated jacket liners. Most of the major power tool manufacturers offer them to match their line of cordless tools.
    I've been looking at DeWalt so I'd buy the jacket, but I...
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    I may be late to this party, so all of my...

    I may be late to this party, so all of my comments may have been said already.
    It's all about the wet clutch plates, not the motor. The motorcycle specific oils don't have the friction modifiers...
  25. The cat delete, to me, seems more of a "I can...

    The cat delete, to me, seems more of a "I can tinker with my bike, so I will" issue. The actual benefits seem a bit dodgy.
    I can't imagine that saving 25 lbs on a 1000 pound machine makes that much...
  26. I'm not sure what caused your radio to fail. ...

    I'm not sure what caused your radio to fail. $800 is a lot of money.
    I rarely use my radio, preferring to get the tunes from an MP3 player.
    I'm assuming your GPS is a Zumo of some flavor.
    You...
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    I can't figure out the BRP strategy on...

    I can't figure out the BRP strategy on dealerships.
    There is a motorcycle shop about 10 minutes down the road from me, Danbury Powersports.
    They sell CanAm products. SkiDoos, Sea Doos, ATV's....
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    Didn't Harley do this already when they were...

    Didn't Harley do this already when they were bought by AMF ??
    I don't think that worked out very well.

    I thought Harley was on to something when they started making smaller less expensive...
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    Review: No. The BRP fix replaces the springs with brass...

    No. The BRP fix replaces the springs with brass hard mounts.
    Lamont's fix is similar with one important and crucial difference: IT'S AVAILABLE NOW !!!!!
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    Review: Another vote for Lamonster mirror locks, Sure,...

    Another vote for Lamonster mirror locks,
    Sure, BRP has a fix that your dealer will install at no charge, but what the hell good is it if it's not available ?
    I've got roughly 1,000 miles on...
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