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    HowTo: I took mine off two days ago, used a socket on a...

    I took mine off two days ago, used a socket on a 24" breaker bar and a 4 ft long piece of 3/4" water pipe.

    Ditto for re-torquing it
  2. Nankang XR611 Rear 225/50R15 - fitted to RTL

    Today was my 1st day with the Nankang XR-611. Some info that may be of use to someone.
    Size

    225/50 R15.

    Bike

    2017 RT Ltd with Kendas still on the front

    Journey
  3. Thread: Killer HAIL

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    Please do not export that weather event to...

    Please do not export that weather event to Australia. More than happy to look at in awe from afar :(
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    Thats my question. Nanny has decided to...

    Thats my question. Nanny has decided to straighten the handlebars and spear us (Wife an I) into the oncoming traffic a few times now to the point that it is the single biggest fear I have riding the...
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    Welcome to the "other side" Must warn you, it...

    Welcome to the "other side"

    Must warn you, it will be addictive !!!!
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    I agree with BlueKnight911. On the weekend while...

    I agree with BlueKnight911. On the weekend while at a Ryker Demo day I looked at the F3 Limited and noted the passenger back rest is narrower than the one on my 2017 RTL. Even my friends 14 y.o....
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    I am actually glad I have read this post thru. ...

    I am actually glad I have read this post thru.

    I recognize that a lot of the issues I had can be attributed to the dealership service Dept being a bunch of numskulls - offence intended. 8 months...
  8. G'Day Fearless :) I found a M'Cycle dealer who...

    G'Day Fearless :)

    I found a M'Cycle dealer who can order kits for other M'cycle brands that have Brembo calipers, but he needs the part number to be able to try. This I haven't been able to get...
  9. Is this correct - Brembo Seal kits no longer sold

    Hi all, here in the Land Down Under (Australia) we are told that overhaul kits for the Brembo Calipers fitted to our Spyders are not sold anymore. Is this correct?

    A fellow Spyder owner has been...
  10. Thread: Rear brakes

    by askitee
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    You may also have no alternative but to...

    You may also have no alternative but to disassemble the caliper to check there is no debris behind the piston preventing it from getting "home". The down side of this is that you'll then need a...
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    Hi LifeLongRider, Well this is like reading in...

    Hi LifeLongRider,

    Well this is like reading in words what goes thru my mind after 19 months ownership of an new RTL. I had two Honda tourers with a combined 250,000 kms on the clock, and neither...
  12. 2 things come to mind. One I don't know what...

    2 things come to mind.

    One
    I don't know what the difference is in the US, but hear in Australia our Consumer Protection Agency rated 99% of the extended warranties as "Junk Policies". You...
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    Have had the rear wheel lock up on a 2017 RTL a...

    Have had the rear wheel lock up on a 2017 RTL a couple of times out of the blue.

    Wait till the handlebars straighten out mid corner sending you into the on-coming lane - that's a sickening feeling
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    Hi C.Lee, I have a 2017 RTL and there is...

    Hi C.Lee,

    I have a 2017 RTL and there is sometimes up to 10km difference between the dial speedo and the digital. Add to the "equation" My GPS shows a different speed again

    at 100km/hr on the...
  15. HowTo: Perhaps its a mime :)

    Perhaps its a mime :)
  16. Thread: Parking

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    Its either for me. If parking is short for say...

    Its either for me. If parking is short for say MC parking I'll park in a car spot and vice versa.

    The most recent time I was chatted about parking in a MC spot - I just laughed - there were no...
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    We know MotorcycleDave, a big night on the nest...

    We know MotorcycleDave, a big night on the nest no doubt, your excuse about going ass up is safe with us :)
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    Larry L, what have you decided?

    Larry L, what have you decided?
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    Hey Grandpot, Workmates can be so cruel :) :clap:

    Hey Grandpot, Workmates can be so cruel :) :clap:
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    I left my previous employer 10 years ago and...

    I left my previous employer 10 years ago and decided after a few months break I'd start my own business. I would hear people say "go ask I.T. (I was the IT manager) and decided to name my business...
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    Hi Larry, Your experience is not too...

    Hi Larry,

    Your experience is not too dissimilar to mine. I bought a new 2017 RT Ltd and was at the point of getting rid of it. Issues with dangerous handling, steering itself all over the road,...
  22. Thread: Eco mode

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    I use it when I am running low on fuel and trying...

    I use it when I am running low on fuel and trying to stretch it to the next fuel stop if I am unsure. I've played with it and find its okay on flat freeways but hilly back roads, the need to twist...
  23. Out of curiosity what did it cost, the one sold...

    Out of curiosity what did it cost, the one sold in Australia also comes with the wiring harness. Here it will set you back $900+
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    That's also interesting about the factory hitch. It ha been withdrawn from the market here in Australia, and we've been told it had also been revoked in the US
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    Thats an amazing look

    Thats an amazing look
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    Hi all, thanks for the other options, handy to...

    Hi all, thanks for the other options, handy to know.

    While I did have the option to adjust it, for $6.00 for a towball I'd prefer to have everything the same spec as everything else rather than...
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    Hi PMK, in Australia the tow ball standard is...

    Hi PMK, in Australia the tow ball standard is 50mm, and the 1 7/8" rattles like crazy inside the 622 Trailer 50mm coupling.
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    Tow Ball removal - Genuine BRP tow Hitch

    Hi guys,

    Trying to replace the 1 7/8" towball on BRP Genuine tow hitch and not having much luck. But a breaker bar on the ring spanner and started to drag the RTL across the floor.


    Is the...
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    Bluenight911 - Mate!!! So glad you are ok and...

    Bluenight911 - Mate!!! So glad you are ok and sorry to hear about your Spyder.

    I have a 2017 RTL and while it has its idiosyncrasies, and I think I am having a better run reliability wise (please...
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    Bluenight911 - Mate!!! So glad you are ok and...

    Bluenight911 - Mate!!! So glad you are ok and sorry to hear about your Spyder.

    I have a 2017 RTL and while it has its idiosyncrasies, and I think I am having a better run reliability wise (please...
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