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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #575 on: May 15, 2019, 01:02:02 am »
Added some SeaFoam to the tank for the annual spring cleaning.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #576 on: May 15, 2019, 02:53:30 am »
Changed the oil in preparation for the Bun Cooler.and rode it to work in the rain...
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #577 on: May 15, 2019, 03:44:54 pm »
(After raising my bike back to semi stock height}
Replaced the {shortened} side stand with a full length one.
Then heated and bent it {to clear the left mid pipe} and get the lean right.
Still have a little tweaking to do, but it clears the mid nicely, and the bike leans over correctly now....

PS: If anyone has lowered their bike and needs a shortened side stand, I have 1.
      My thought was to sell the Lowering Links and Side stand as a set. {if anyone is interested?}

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #578 on: May 15, 2019, 04:52:43 pm »
What kind of shortened stand? IS it cut and re-welded or is it one of the adjustable ones?
I am interested in acquiring it.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #579 on: May 15, 2019, 05:47:16 pm »
I removed 1 inch from a stock side stand and reformed the toe loop to allow clearance of the foot peg.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #580 on: May 15, 2019, 06:44:15 pm »
Ted, are EVER going to get that bike finished?!?     :nananana: :rotflmao: :nananana:

Never mind, that was a dumb question......  I just reread my signature comment!       :-[ :rotflmao: :beerchug: :rotflmao: :beerchug:
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #581 on: May 15, 2019, 06:59:08 pm »
Ted, are EVER going to get that bike finished?!?     :nananana: :rotflmao: :nananana:

Never mind, that was a dumb question......  I just reread my signature comment!       :-[ :rotflmao: :beerchug: :rotflmao: :beerchug:

Finish it??   "Heck",,,  I just took it apart {again}...…..
"and" Steve has just announced a "new" Mountain Runner/Premium Flash..
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                      I WANT ONE!!!! 
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #582 on: May 16, 2019, 04:46:12 pm »
Last week I installed Murph's wedges.  Later today, I will pick up the bolt I ordered that secures the lower right cowling and install it.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #583 on: May 17, 2019, 04:09:45 pm »
My custom dynamics felxable LED strip light was down to only two blocks of working LEDs. Rather than replace it with another one that would only last one riding season, I installed a set of DENALI B6 Dual License Plate LED Auxiliary Brake Lights.

https://www.twistedthrottle.com/denali-b6-dual-license-plate-led-auxiliary-brake-lights

I ended up using a dremel to cut out a half moon on the plate light assembly and ran the wires under the fender. The additional wires were zip tied to the existing plate light wire.

After the install, at dusk, I stood about 6 feet away and could barely look straight at them. Overkill? probably. But I will be seen.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #584 on: May 18, 2019, 11:54:56 am »
Over the past several weeks... Installed my Baldwin seat. I like it a lot.  It is firm with an expanded seating area.  It is a bit taller than stock.  Loren did an excellent job. Installed speed bleeders from Murphs.  Flushed front and rear brakes and the clutch.  The speed bleeders work as advertised making the job an easy, one person proposition.  Next up on my 2011 with 30K miles is to pull the tank and replace the fuel filter.  Did you ever notice that as forum members bring up "things they have done" that you end up with a "to do list"?    I really appreciate all the information on this forum over the years.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #585 on: May 18, 2019, 01:59:47 pm »
Did Loren recently build your seat?
I wasn't aware he was currently doing seats?

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #586 on: May 18, 2019, 03:42:00 pm »
Yes, I placed the order mid-March '19 and received it approximately two weeks later.  I was ready to place the order at the end of last year when I found out the site was on a bit of a hiatus.  I kept monitoring the site over the winter and placed the order when I saw he was taking orders.  I am happy I waited.  Next I will ask him to recover my Pirate's Lair backrest using the same materials/design.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #587 on: May 19, 2019, 06:17:52 pm »
I "stealthed" my potato launcher.

I'm not really interested in getting an aftermarket muffler as I like how quiet the bike is. And I can't see the over-sized OEM when I'm riding anyway.  ;D
But those silver front and rear caps really draw attention to it on a black bike. So:

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May have to paint the heat shield under the footpeg.  Yes or no?
Oh yeah, used Duplicolor Ceramic Engine Paint (semi-gloss black) that's good to 500 degrees and supposed to be tough.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2019, 01:54:03 pm by MtnRider »
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #588 on: May 19, 2019, 11:03:11 pm »
Nice Job, huge improvement in the looks department!!

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #589 on: May 19, 2019, 11:38:27 pm »
Thanks.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #590 on: May 20, 2019, 03:29:12 pm »
I like the stealth look...   :great:
But, I think too quiet... :-[     <evil grin>

See ya on the road buddy.

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #591 on: May 20, 2019, 04:17:58 pm »
Washed it!
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #592 on: May 20, 2019, 05:50:44 pm »
Washed it?    Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!   :-[

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #593 on: May 20, 2019, 09:31:50 pm »
Washed it?    Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!   :-[

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She got a workout Saturday Ted.  Besides she was dirty dirty dirty.  Actually I washed the C10 and Suzuki as well.  I even washed a couple of decades of dirt off of the old windjammer hanging on the wall. :nananana: ;D
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #594 on: May 20, 2019, 11:51:55 pm »
Removed the ECU and shipped it to Steve so he can apply his Mountain Runner "Premium" flash.

Looking for the "new" (awakened) bike. 
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #595 on: May 22, 2019, 06:43:04 pm »
Changed the front TPMS battery out today - tomorrow the rear is scheduled. 

If you can spoon a tire off, you can do this job. 

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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #596 on: May 23, 2019, 06:58:38 pm »
The rear TPMS was a bit tougher to get at.  That rear tire isnt as easy to get off...  I think I'll do what someone else did and time it with a tire change, cutting a window into the old tire. 



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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #597 on: May 26, 2019, 07:56:43 pm »
Installed a ProjektD Handlebar Stick for my Sena Remote and Ram Cell Phone Mount. I did not like the the Sena Remote on my grip as it makes reaching the horn and turn signal buttons not as convenient. I even tried the new more slim RC4 remote. It was better but not ideal. Besides I like the functionality of the SC-HR-01 remote better.
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #598 on: May 27, 2019, 02:17:24 am »
Installed my "Mountain Runner Premium"-flashed ECU BUT have not had a chance for ride'er yet due to priority house issues.

Maybe tomorrow (Mem. Day) ... we'll see.  >:(
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Re: What have your done to your C14 today
« Reply #599 on: May 27, 2019, 12:21:25 pm »
Good luck with getting a day to ride.
We'll be waiting for your ride report.

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