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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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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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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... :)
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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. :)

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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:

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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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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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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: August 22, 2017, 09:58:27 pm »
Battery R&R and added Murphs dual horn setup. Much better!!!

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #63 on: August 23, 2017, 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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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #64 on: August 23, 2017, 06:59:20 pm »
Installed the Evitek LED headlights today, pretty simple job.   :great:

Got in my Bridgestone T30 EVO GT tires, took the stretch wrap off them and realized I ordered a 120-70-18 front tire  >:(  :-[

Damnit, called Jake wilson, ordered the correct tire which I will have on Friday and they sent me a return lable free shipping back even though it was my screw up.   :beerchug:  To Jake Wilson, I told the woman they have excellent customer service, and she is filing the $50 rebate for me, and I had $18 of Jake cash from other orders, so when all is done, the tires will cost me $198   :))  for the set

I will install them this weekend after the ride to eat in Hazlehurst GA
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #65 on: August 24, 2017, 12:05:37 am »
Battery R&R and added Murphs dual horn setup. Much better!!!

Norm


How did you mount the horn?  Any pictures?  Thanks
Jerry, I just used the same mounts on the bike. I bought the harness for the Steble horns so it was much easier to connect everything.




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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #66 on: August 24, 2017, 08:21:59 am »
Thanks Skiee
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #67 on: August 24, 2017, 04:30:20 pm »
I changed the final drive oil.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #68 on: August 24, 2017, 05:10:14 pm »
I looked at it on the way by in the garage heading to the car for work.    :(
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #69 on: August 24, 2017, 09:59:41 pm »
I put the green pin stripe tape on the bags

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #70 on: August 25, 2017, 12:34:04 am »
Rode it to a cajun resturant.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #71 on: August 25, 2017, 01:29:47 am »
I put the green pin stripe tape on the bags




Nicely done.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #72 on: August 25, 2017, 10:08:11 am »
I looked at it on the way by in the garage heading to the car for work.    :(

Ride it to work... :motonoises:
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #73 on: August 27, 2017, 04:47:04 pm »
Mounted a pair of Bridgestone T30 EVO GT tires this morning.  Waiting on my $50 rebate now   :great:
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #74 on: August 28, 2017, 05:08:36 pm »
Got my '12 back together over the weekend. Swapped antenna mounts so my antennas will clear the Givi V46NT I added to the existing Phil's rack.

New PR4GTs feel good.

Next on the list is wiring the trunk for a running/brakelight setup them plumbing the bike's wiring harness for the required voltages. Probably install the brakelight when I have the trunk apart for a luggage rack/passenger backrest addition.