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Offline Rony6ble

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #50 on: August 10, 2017, 08:37:25 am »
More than one thing during Saturday:

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Mounts:
Take down light bracket (over the mirror mount)
PCA (under the mirror mount)
Shelf
Three 1" RAM ball to the shelf
1" RAM mount bracket on the right handlebar with a RAM X-grip for phone

Auxiliary lights:
Denali Dx (spot) dual intensity to mounts over the mirror
Denali D4  (flod) to the mounts under the mirror

Horn:
Denali Soundbomb split horn (120 dB)

GPS:
Garmin Zumo 395LM hard wired

Puppy grips

Fixed the mount of the Garmin Nuvi 57LM

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ADVMonster 30 to the front fender
Rear lights (don't know what kind but would like the once that flash 3 or 4 times)
Auxiliary fuel cell
Add the lights to the Givi trunk (current rack does not allow installation, don't want to go back to the Givi rack so maybe drill a hole and keep it waterproof?)
Russel Day Long seat (heated), the thing is this is a 2up seat and will not work with the fuel cell in the passenger seat location. Current seat on the bike is a 2 piece Corbin (not heated) that would work for the fuel cell
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Offline CultLdr

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #51 on: August 11, 2017, 07:22:59 am »
Installed the C14 SportShield but need to also hardwire my GPS
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Offline Egodriver71

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #52 on: August 11, 2017, 10:04:42 am »
Rode to work for the 4th day this week... :)
Thomas Mann
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1986 Yamaha Radian (the first modern bike)(Sold)
1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 500LTD (the wife's first bike)
1996 Kawasaki Eliminator (Wife's)
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Offline Tim

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #53 on: August 13, 2017, 10:33:01 pm »
Installed Pazzo shorty clutch & brake levers, a ProjektD radiator guard, and Throttlemeiser throttle lock.

Last Sunday I installed T-Rex engine guards, luggage guards and front axle sliders. :)

Offline Bowyerv

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #54 on: August 14, 2017, 04:21:38 am »
Installed Rostra cruise control this weekend to my 2010   :beerchug:

Offline Baggerjohn

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #55 on: August 14, 2017, 11:35:42 am »
Attempted to finish a tire change/driveshaft spline lube on my '12.

See thread elsewhere in the forum on how THAT job is progressing... >:(

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #56 on: August 17, 2017, 09:29:41 pm »
Just put on a Michelin Pilot4 GT ordered a Murphs bearing shifter kit.
 What Im finding as is as I add little tweaks it just gets better and better.
 The Evo flash was the best improvement to date but add in the throttle tamer and bearing shifter among other small tweaks it all adds up to large changes.
  Love the Pilot 4 !!
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If you can't measure something, you can't understand it.
If you can't understand it, you can't control it.
If you can't control it, you can't improve it."

Offline Baggerjohn

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #57 on: August 18, 2017, 12:55:27 pm »
Dressed the boogered-up area of my left sub-frame bracket then painted it.

For anyone needing to touch up or repaint frame parts on these bikes, VHT's Engine Metallic SP405 (Black Pearl) is almost an identical match. ("Almost" as the OEM paint is a tiny bit flatter; less metallic.)

Prep, apply a few coats in 10min intervals...let sit for 2-3h then bake for 1h in a 200 degree F oven. My hot-rod buddy/gal pal who stopped over as I was finishing up the baking said she couldn't tell the finishes apart.


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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #58 on: August 18, 2017, 01:22:17 pm »
Installed Kaoko throttle lock. I'll have to ride some to give it a more meaningful report but I am a little concerned that it seems to take more degrees of movement for full lock to full unlock than I hoped. What that may mean is that I will have to first rotate the Kaoko as I twist the throttle and then, reach back over and rotate the Kaoko a bit more to really get it to hold. Maybe I'm doing something wrong but that's my initial finding. BTW, the instructions were not clear but I did use BOTH thrust washers (a thin, flat one and the other one they described as "spigoted" that actually engages the throttle tube).
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Offline Syxxphive

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #59 on: August 19, 2017, 10:16:52 pm »
Oil change, rear drive oil change, and clutch fluid change.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #60 on: August 19, 2017, 11:07:22 pm »
Installed a lightly used Corbin seat (thanks jumbo_sf), one of Phil's outstanding luggage racks, a Givi V47NNT topcase, and TechSpec tank grips. :motonoises:

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #61 on: August 20, 2017, 02:55:23 am »
Installed Kaoko throttle lock. I'll have to ride some to give it a more meaningful report but I am a little concerned that it seems to take more degrees of movement for full lock to full unlock than I hoped. What that may mean is that I will have to first rotate the Kaoko as I twist the throttle and then, reach back over and rotate the Kaoko a bit more to really get it to hold. Maybe I'm doing something wrong but that's my initial finding. BTW, the instructions were not clear but I did use BOTH thrust washers (a thin, flat one and the other one they described as "spigoted" that actually engages the throttle tube).

Don't worry, that is the best lock money can buy! Had mine for over 35K and loving it!

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #62 on: Yesterday at 09:58:27 pm »
Battery R&R and added Murphs dual horn setup. Much better!!!

Norm
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #63 on: Today at 08:09:56 am »
Battery R&R and added Murphs dual horn setup. Much better!!!

Norm

How did you mount the horn?  Any pictures?  Thanks
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