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  1. Thread: Brakes

    by KX5062
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    Did you clean the new rotor thoroughly? Rotors...

    Did you clean the new rotor thoroughly? Rotors come from the factory with a protective film that has to be cleaned off before installation.
  2. The front tires really aren't all that bad on the...

    The front tires really aren't all that bad on the Spyder, it's the rear that's seriously sub-par. IMO, if you're not a very sensitive rider, you won't really notice much difference.
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    I'm glad that everyone walked away without major...

    I'm glad that everyone walked away without major injuries. Good luck in your healing process.
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    Lifting weights and working out are perfect, but...

    Lifting weights and working out are perfect, but I was referring to specific types of stretching routines. Things that come from professionals who can tailor the routine to your specific needs. ...
  5. By all means double check the tire balancing. ...

    By all means double check the tire balancing. However, I would strongly suggest you consider a laser alignment of the front end. Also check the ball joints too. I had several of them go bad on my...
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    When I had my 2008 GS with the 998 I had horrible...

    When I had my 2008 GS with the 998 I had horrible heat issues too. Including the boiling gas. :yikes: One of the best solutions was to remove the plastic splash panels on the underside of the...
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    Back trouble and multiple surgeries here too. ...

    Back trouble and multiple surgeries here too. For me, tri-axis bars, back rest, and Airhawk seat cushion all help a ton. For you, if you haven't done it yet: get a good stretching routine from a...
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    I had a bad tear many years ago. Luckily, it...

    I had a bad tear many years ago. Luckily, it done with a scope, but just barely. For me, it took about 8 months of vigorous rehab before I was comfortable riding and doing normal life activities. ...
  9. That's all I'm saying. ;) Also, the bearings...

    That's all I'm saying. ;)

    Also, the bearings have a superseded part number, so there is some kind of difference, but clearly they're interchangeable.
  10. Sorry, they are different. BRP changed the...

    Sorry, they are different. BRP changed the design of the rear wheel. Take a look at the attached parts diagrams.
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  11. He has an RS, which used a different rear wheel...

    He has an RS, which used a different rear wheel than the current models.
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    FS: Still available.

    Still available.
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    I put the Federals on my bike last year and...

    I put the Federals on my bike last year and currently have a little over 5k miles on them and they look like virtually new. At that rate I would expect something along the lines of Ann.
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    FS: Weekend bump

    Weekend bump
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    And, my Harley is bone stock. (2018 Heritage...

    And, my Harley is bone stock. (2018 Heritage Classic) :2thumbs:
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    FS: 2014 Spyder RT SE6

    Up for sale is a 2014 Can Am Spyder RT touring model. The wife has decided to get an F3.

    It is in excellent condition with signs of normal usage. It has always been garaged or when parked...
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    Since you're an attorney, I'll write slowly. ...

    Since you're an attorney, I'll write slowly. JOKE!!!! Just kidding. Just like the Commiefornia reference is a joke. Since I've been a life-long resident I'm entitled to criticize my state or to...
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    First off, I'll try to refrain from getting...

    First off, I'll try to refrain from getting overly political and stay with factual things. Secondly, I am very much an ardent environmentalist with a however. That however being it has to be...
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    Sorry, this is old news. This has to do with a...

    Sorry, this is old news. This has to do with a consent decree the MoCo was forced to sign with the EPA in July 2017. This why all of the Screaming Eagle engine and exhaust accessories now meet EPA...
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    One headlight bulb over the course of owning two...

    One headlight bulb over the course of owning two different Spyders since 2012.
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    I have the magic mirrors on all three points and...

    I have the magic mirrors on all three points and you do not have to remove the magnets to get the body work off. It's close, but it works.
  22. Thread: How many miles

    by KX5062
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    About 25,000 miles on my 2008 GS and now about...

    About 25,000 miles on my 2008 GS and now about 48,000 miles on my 2014 RT.
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    I have the service manual and pulling the...

    I have the service manual and pulling the tensioner is fairly involved and requires a special tool. After posting my original stuff I went out and bought the replacement parts, but not the crank...
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    HowTo: I just saw this, so sorry if it's too late. The...

    I just saw this, so sorry if it's too late. The airbox separates into 2 pieces. You have to reach inside and then separate the two halves. It's been about 2 years since I did mine, so I don't...
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    Yes I did, deliberately, if inarticulately. I...

    Yes I did, deliberately, if inarticulately. I didn't notice any performance drop off, however, with the new plugs in I realized there was a performance drop. It was just subtle and over time, so I...
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    Also go for a ride and get the tire fully warmed...

    Also go for a ride and get the tire fully warmed up and then measure the air pressure using the same gauge. Then compare that figure to the figure you already have from the cold inflation and check...
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    On my 1330 I replaced the OEM plugs at about 34k...

    On my 1330 I replaced the OEM plugs at about 34k miles and didn't notice any real loss in performance, I just changed them because it was overdue according to the manual. However, once the old plugs...
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    However, there is a known issue with the steering...

    However, there is a known issue with the steering knuckle bolt coming loose over time. Most dealers know about it and it can be fixed by tightening the bolt without any drama.
  29. Thread: Shock covers.

    by KX5062
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    Shock covers are a no-no in snowmobiling and mud...

    Shock covers are a no-no in snowmobiling and mud bogging, but a yes-yes in desert racing. The difference, I believe, being moisture build up. So, I would guess that if you're in an area that gets a...
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    Like was said, it's totally normal and most...

    Like was said, it's totally normal and most people solve it by running on high beam during the day, which is what I do. I do seem to recall years ago a member replaced the springs inside the...
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