Author Topic: What did you do to your Concours today?  (Read 676954 times)

Offline Conrad

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3255 on: November 13, 2018, 06:25:41 am »
Washed the bike, took it for a short ride to dry it off and fill with gas, added 2.5 oz of Sta-bil during the fill up. Brought her home, changed the oils (motor and rear end) ran her for a few mins and then pulled the battery. In place of the battery I left a little present for the rodents in my garage, a nice fresh bit of mouse killer. 

A word to the wise. If rodents are a possible issue for your bike pull the battery and check the battery compartment. Three years in a row I've found a mouse nest along with a stash of bird seeds behind the battery.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3256 on: November 13, 2018, 04:27:53 pm »
Maybe you should plastic wrap up the bike or something?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3257 on: November 13, 2018, 04:48:25 pm »
Maybe you should plastic wrap up the bike or something?
saran or glad?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3258 on: November 13, 2018, 05:21:21 pm »
Shoodaben (was Guhl) Mountain Runner ECU flash, Canyon Cages front/rear, Helibars risers, Phil's wedges, Grip Puppies, Sargent World seat-low & heated & pod, Muzzy lowering links, Soupy's stand, Nautilus air horn, Admore lightbar, Ronnie's highway pegs, front running lights, all LED, helmet locks, RAM Xgrip, Sena SMH10, Throttle Tamer, MRA X-Creen, BearingUp Shifter, PR4-GT, Scorpion EXO-T1200,etc

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3259 on: November 13, 2018, 07:07:35 pm »
Installed 2 PIAA Sports Horns.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3260 on: November 13, 2018, 11:28:54 pm »
Just finished my second TPMS battery change (but this time without fking everything up). Very pleased with the work done. At least this sensor is in excellent condition to start and has the shock absorbing spring unlike the last sensor. Remember, ALWAYS replace the dang rubber gasket!!!! My last one leaked like a sumbitch because I was too cheap to do it right!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3261 on: November 14, 2018, 07:06:50 am »
Maybe you should plastic wrap up the bike or something?

saran or glad?

Sounds like the Kirkland brand is the way to go. Except that mice chew through plastic wrap.

I do hate to use poison on the lil critters but I hate having my bike eaten MUCH more. 
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3262 on: November 14, 2018, 08:54:31 am »
I use the bucket type traps with RV anti freeze in them. Kills them in bunches. I keep poision out as backup. I have acres of tall grass around me so it is a constant battle. I think I am winning though!


Sounds like the Kirkland brand is the way to go. Except that mice chew through plastic wrap.

I do hate to use poison on the lil critters but I hate having my bike eaten MUCH more.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3263 on: November 14, 2018, 12:50:25 pm »
Installed 2 PIAA Sports Horns.
Bitchin' dude. Are they loud?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3264 on: November 14, 2018, 12:54:30 pm »
Bitchin' dude. Are they loud?
They sound like the old Cadillac horns. Kinda funny coming from a bike.  :D
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3265 on: November 14, 2018, 05:41:53 pm »
I changed the oil (engine and final drive), cleaned her up and also ordered a Go Cruise (finally).

Didn't ride it though as I had other things to finish off.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3266 on: November 15, 2018, 07:13:32 pm »
Looks like a clean install. Any wiring upgrades needed?
Wayne

Installed 2 PIAA Sports Horns.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3267 on: November 15, 2018, 08:26:11 pm »
Looks like a clean install. Any wiring upgrades needed?
Wayne
No special wiring. Just used a piggyback spade connector to run the second set of wires to the other horn.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3268 on: November 25, 2018, 05:18:31 pm »
Paging Man of Blues..

Riding around today, noticed oil smell from the exhaust. Some digging points me towards the camshaft position sensor. A little bit of searching later, I found out about MOB's seals sold on Murph's. I've read multiple threads on the subject. If there's a good thread that has step by step directions, if someone can link it, I'd appreciate it. It seems like I can reach in there with a box wrench and remove the sensor bolt simply by loosening the left fairing (the one with the fins).

Mainly trying to confirm I don't have to remove the valve cover and can get by with just swapping the seal on the sensor and bolting it back on.

Thanks,
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