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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3270 on: November 25, 2018, 05:41:14 pm »
Got it up on the lift. See if I can make the horn work again.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3271 on: November 25, 2018, 08:22:45 pm »
Riding around today, noticed oil smell from the exhaust.

I think mine is also now dripping oil or something on the exhaust manifold, too.  I have noticed over the past several months, a burning smell after parking.  It is getting worse.  Sometimes it does smell like oil, other times more like plastic or even wood at times.  Quite bizarre.  I have even looked around with a flashlight and never find anything.  Still ignoring it for now :)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3272 on: November 25, 2018, 09:00:40 pm »
Looking at it from the front with a flashlight, the left half of the engine is stained with oil which leads me to think it's the left o-ring that is leaking. I recently did my first oil change since purchasing the bike and used Rotella. I'm thinking the different viscosity or switching to synthetic (assuming PO used dinosaur oil), made it easier to leak.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3273 on: November 26, 2018, 06:56:19 am »
Weather was nice this weekend. About 75*-78* and clear, so I invited my nephew and took both Connie's out for some exercise.                                                                   :thumbs:

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3274 on: November 26, 2018, 07:42:24 pm »
I think mine is also now dripping oil or something on the exhaust manifold, too.  I have noticed over the past several months, a burning smell after parking.  It is getting worse.  Sometimes it does smell like oil, other times more like plastic or even wood at times.  Quite bizarre.  I have even looked around with a flashlight and never find anything.  Still ignoring it for now :)

I’ve gotten that burnt wood smell a few times. (actually, not even burnt. Just hot wood that is about to start burning) Kept thinking maybe I picked up a stick or something in or near the head pipes. I’ve looked and looked but never found anything. It is a little disconcerting pulling into an attached garage and having a smell like something is about to catch fire.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3275 on: November 26, 2018, 08:09:20 pm »
I’ve gotten that burnt wood smell a few times. (actually, not even burnt. Just hot wood that is about to start burning) Kept thinking maybe I picked up a stick or something in or near the head pipes. I’ve looked and looked but never found anything. It is a little disconcerting pulling into an attached garage and having a smell like something is about to catch fire.

LOL!!  Thank God I am not losing my mind.  If it were only once, I would dismiss it as a leaf or something.  But it has been multiple times.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3276 on: November 27, 2018, 04:30:34 am »
Same here. Puzzling.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3277 on: November 27, 2018, 12:42:16 pm »
I've had the same experience.  Could be the cam sensor seal leaking down on to the exhaust but not enough to really worry about.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3278 on: November 27, 2018, 04:10:05 pm »
I've had the same experience.  Could be the cam sensor seal leaking down on to the exhaust but not enough to really worry about.

Is that seal made of wood?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3279 on: November 28, 2018, 05:49:35 am »
Of course not, silly boy, but there aren't any leaves and such under the covers.  What else could it be?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3280 on: December 03, 2018, 06:51:35 pm »
Replaced the old HID's with LED's
Air filter
Clutch slave seal
Clutch pus rod  oil seal
Coolant
Drive shaft splines lubrication
Both TPMS sensors
Cluster (old one has the LCD display faded)
Oil change
Front brake rotors
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3281 on: December 04, 2018, 07:42:22 am »
Almost dropped her trying to get her onto the lift. Pushed her on, and then she started leaning towards me (I was on its left) and was sideways for a second. Didn't touch anything and I was able to lift it back up on my own. Everything hurts today. She is heavy
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3282 on: December 04, 2018, 08:43:21 am »
It is scary. I always get two buddies to steady it and I ride it up the lift. I have dropped a bike off a raised lift doing  a bonehead move with the tie downs.!

Almost dropped her trying to get her onto the lift. Pushed her on, and then she started leaning towards me (I was on its left) and was sideways for a second. Didn't touch anything and I was able to lift it back up on my own. Everything hurts today. She is heavy
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3283 on: December 04, 2018, 09:15:47 am »
Adding a fuseblock carried over from my C10 to my C14, but also now putting on the MM lights under the mirrors. Next up is the bearing shifters today or tomorrow.

Will go for a test ride soon once it warms up since I'm sure we have some black ice around the mornings.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3284 on: December 04, 2018, 09:47:56 am »
Replaced the old HID's with LED's
Air filter
Clutch slave seal
Clutch push rod  oil seal
Coolant
Drive shaft splines lubrication
Both TPMS sensors
Cluster (old one has the LCD display faded)
Oil change
Front brake rotors

Hey, that's a good amount of work right there.   :thumbs: