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Discussion in 'How-To' started by Raywood, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. scubaman15

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    Again good stuff hear .. Ray just to confirm you are running TP box's with 84000 plus miles and your running the a EHC ..but not the original one ?
     
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    Ray - Good write up... had the same issue on my bike with the brake, but on the front - did the same thing with the dremel and all is good :) Also had the hi beam stuck, after much time chasing down the switch, turned out to be the relay with a mind of it's own.

    Hope to see you at Biktoberfest...
     
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    :eek::eek::eek::eek:Ray, what a great write-up with pictures. I am going to subscribe to this post. It is most excellent!:2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs:

    I am too scared to use sand paper and stick with polishing compound at the most! Your wheels must have needed some real work. The wheel looks awesome!:2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs:
     
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    Have you thought about saving up for the S&S dual runners? Just a question.
     
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    I have done a trip to Birmingham with Pirelli racing tires (i.e. soft $$s rubber) looking like your back tire and when I returned home the metal belt was showing in some spots! So, I am not sure I would make a 3,000 mile trip to Arkansas like you plan to do. Just my opinion.
     
  6. Raywood

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    I still have the TP boxes and in 08 Big Dog gave me the new EHC with the extra lights and let me keep my old one as a spare.

    I'll be there, look forward to finally meeting you.

    No, I'm satisfied with my Wimmer and Green Filter.

    I'll have the final part of installation done this evening and will probably just turn this into a 2nd series on "How to maintain you bike".

    Thanks all
     
  7. Raywood

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    Well she is all back together and cleaned up. Boy I did a lot to her. Now for a test ride to make sure brakes are working ok then packing tomorrow and leaving early Monday.
    Will post the rest of the assembly later today.

    Hope you are all out riding :cheers::2thumbs::cheers:
     
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    Good job Ray, mines on the lift waiting for ya!:2thumbs:
     
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    you know some people would pay good money for a neighbor like Ray and there's 2 homes in our neighborhood for sale:DGood job on the how-2:2thumbs:
     
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    Good write up Ray....so I hit you with some rep power... and ride safe brother...

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    Ray, I still say you could write a best seller book from all your bike trips & adventures & experiences on the road...I'd sure buy one!:whoop: :yesnod:

    Thanks for posting, as always! :cheers: :2thumbs:
     
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    Have a safe trip Ray.:2thumbs:
     
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    Ray ray, I like that alignment tool you made. Knew there was still a use for metal cloths hangers..:D:2thumbs:
     
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    :2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs:You're the Man. Great write-up with pictures.:2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs::2thumbs::flag:
     
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    Thanks for posting all those detailed "How To Pics!" It makes it easier for all of us! Have a safe trip!
     
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    I'm sure you have left already but save travels anyway Ray. See you in Fayetteville.
     
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    Try putting a hydraulic primary tensioner in and you will lose all of the chain slap
     
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    When im gone i know who to leave this dog to, it seems it will have a good home.
    Not that i plan on going anywhere anytime soon........
     
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    THAT was a lot of great info. Thank You
     
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    Ray or I suppose anyone else,

    Is there anything that you have done to your hand controls or anything else to ensure that when getting caught in the rain over your countless miles you dont have any electrical issues?

    I have read about conformal coating the PCB boards but that is all. I was curious if that was something you have done or any other precautionary steps you have taken to waterproof your skoot. Hell I know you got stuck in bad weather all the time.

    Planning a long trip come october just want to do what I can to prevent breakdowns.
     
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