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I don't recall that there is a position where both filament's are on?

I used Murph's harness and added a switch/diode that allowed the occasional use of both filament's.
Bright as heck but a lot of heat at the plug.
I think mine eventually melted the solder in the plug as I also had a higher wattage bulb.
  {replaced the 80/100 with a 100/120)

With the std wattage, it worked fine.

Ride safe, Ted
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Once weather turned warm in Seattle, I can see a lot of "squids" wearing shorts and sandals riding around.
AGAT is the "pledge" I've given when I started riding motorbikes. Heck, I wear armour when riding my Trek Sessions. And if you know bicycling, then you know you'll sweat profusely when hoofing it.
There is no excuse in the world not to wear pants when riding a motorbike.

Cheers...


Thank god we live in the good old US of A where we still have freedom of choice (for some things) and I don't need an excuse to wear shorts, if I want to.
Sadly, common sense is not so common nowadays!
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Paulc, I had those foam inserts, and used them for several years.  I thought a member here, sold me mine, but I might be wrong. You can still get them, on ebay.

In ways, they were an improvement.  The hot air no longer hit your lower legs, but it did make the fuel tank get HOT. If the tank was full, it helped, but there were times when I was concerned.

This year, I removed my pads.. These pads, adnd wraps we tried were just band-aids for the real problem. With Ivans flash, Ive had mine in 101 degree temps, and the heat has not bothered me. Its much improved. Sadly, I can no longer cook food, on my fuel tank.......I guess you cant have everything.

SERIOUSLY?
ok, I understand a few things, and sometimes I get confused.. but sometimes, the clarity is profound...

his picture, shows the OEM installed baffles, that came from the factory on his bike. I'm pretty familiar with them, as I've removed, and re-installed my complete fairing assembly a dozen or more times, while doing maintenance on my machine...to keep it running as nice as the day I purchased it.... when in place, they do what they were intended for.
Sometimes people "push" on them, and move them forward, and away from sealing alongside the engine, and they can be easily repositioned... they force the hot air out those HUGE holes in the side of the mid fairing... removing them will let all that flow on your shins...
meh, it really doesn't matter much, as your post when read, is pretty clear.....as to it's intent.
I'm simply amazed that my bike which I purchased 7/7/07, has not roasted my legs, boiled my gas tank dry... and had it explode...as a result.

I have a friend, that promised me if I sent him my ECU, he would make it possible to reverse everything that make the "perfect country song" a crying tune...
all except gettin' outta prison...

ride safe

Caveat Emptor.
E Pluribus Unum
Semper Fi

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So my 2000 Connie with 54 k loved miles has decided to turn off the headlight.
Luckily, it happened close to home during the day. When I pulled everything out, thinking it was the bulb, I noticed the plug melted.
Needless to say, this had happened about 3-4 years ago and I replaced the headlight harness with an E-bay purchase.
Do not know if this is due to my long-term habit of having the headlight switch in the Hi-Lo position where both filaments are on. ;) :))
Went to Murphs and ordered the upgraded headlight harness. Hopefully this will remedy this concern and give me an excuse to purchase driving lights :beerchug:
Just want to make sure this isn't a sign of things to come.
Thanks, Doug
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Concours 14 / ZG1400 General Chat and Tech / Re: Leaking Final drive
« Last post by Wayne_Sikorski on Yesterday at 09:56:02 pm »
My KPP has paid for the final drive seals, the infamous valve cover leak where kawi had them replace all of the gaskets and O-rings, and most recently, fork seals. Might need to get the clutch slave cylinder replaced next. Got some cutch issues.
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Paulc, I had those foam inserts, and used them for several years.  I thought a member here, sold me mine, but I might be wrong. You can still get them, on ebay.

In ways, they were an improvement.  The hot air no longer hit your lower legs, but it did make the fuel tank get HOT. If the tank was full, it helped, but there were times when I was concerned.

This year, I removed my pads.. These pads, adnd wraps we tried were just band-aids for the real problem. With Ivans flash, Ive had mine in 101 degree temps, and the heat has not bothered me. Its much improved. Sadly, I can no longer cook food, on my fuel tank.......I guess you cant have everything.

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Concours C10 / ZG1000 General Chat and Tech / Re: Help... Connie blowing smoke
« Last post by Panda on Yesterday at 09:20:17 pm »
Man of Blues, i did do that. It was super rich but after a minute or so, has more of a burning oil smell.
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Might want to get a few extra log rings than you need.  Even with clear access it's easy
to pinch those little buggers... 
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Concours C10 / ZG1000 General Chat and Tech / Re: Front Brake Conversion
« Last post by Mcfly on Yesterday at 09:01:05 pm »
Doing the same! The pistons are all good, they have no scoring or pitting at all: hence me just rebuilding the calipers. I did buy a complete front brake assembly off ebay as it had braided steel hoses.
Just got a full set of seals off ebay, 4 seals and 4 dust seals for £8.95 delivered.
I'll replace the lot, and see how things go from there  ;D

Get some "red grease" for re-assembly of the calipers.  It is designed specifically for the pistons/seals, and makes
the re-assembly very easy, and will protect the seals over time.   :great:
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Accessories C14 / Re: Ideas for mounting phone?
« Last post by Paulc on Yesterday at 08:50:05 pm »
Anyone have pictures?
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