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Offline banditrider

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3390 on: October 25, 2019, 10:33:20 pm »
Took her for a WOF (safety check).  Dude there thought 158,000kms was pretty amazing - took photos and everything...I told it was only just run in...
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3391 on: October 28, 2019, 08:01:00 am »
Hold on to your hats.... hell just froze over.....

I have a date- it is this Saturday.  My mechanic friend is coming over to help (well, more than help) with some real/serious maintenance:

    • Replace air filter (never done, me)
    • Throttle body sync (never done)
    • Valve check/adjust (never done)
    • Reset chain tensioner? (never done)
    • Replace cam position sensor O ring (never done)
    • Inspect/replace spark plugs (never done)
    • Check/tighten all header bolts (never done, me)
    • Replace coolant (never done, me?)
    • Inspect/clean fuel filter (maybe, probably not due to time. never done)
    • Repair panel near grip heater control (all me)
    • Clean grime/oil off front of engine (me)
    • Change engine oil and filter (1yr, 8K mi now, me)
    • Change final drive oil (1yr, 8K mi now, me)



I wish, but no.  The bike will be down for several days, most likely.  Longer if there are problems.


Well, I'm not putting my parka on just yet... 

...Standing by for the completion and the test ride report.   :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3392 on: November 14, 2019, 06:53:40 pm »
put her to bed for a while
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3393 on: November 14, 2019, 07:09:23 pm »
Rode it for real, FINALLY!

And now the 4 days of rain begin, to ruin the weekend.
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 #3394 on: November 27, 2019, 05:58:44 am »
Filled 'er up with Sta-bil treated premium, ran till the fans came on, then changed the engine and rear end oils. Pulled the battery and in it's place put a poison mouse bait. Then tucked 'er in for a long nap next to my similarly prepped Miata.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3395 on: November 27, 2019, 02:34:13 pm »
Put my AST helmet locks on the back.  I'm a little surprised that the two locks weren't keyed the same.  But anyway, regardless, they are nice locks.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3396 on: January 12, 2020, 02:24:47 pm »
44,257mi, noticed the left fork seal leaking again, with a rather large spot (5" dia on plastic floor).  Probing with finger came back with lots of black goop.  Right one leaking only slightly.  Followed same procedure as 01-20-2018 (clean tubes, move and clean dust seal, clean main seals with motion pro tool, clean again, test) and it seemed to work.
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 #3397 on: January 12, 2020, 05:42:15 pm »
44,257mi, noticed the left fork seal leaking again, with a rather large spot (5" dia on plastic floor).  Probing with finger came back with lots of black goop.  Right one leaking only slightly.  Followed same procedure as 01-20-2018 (clean tubes, move and clean dust seal, clean main seals with motion pro tool, clean again, test) and it seemed to work.
I have done that a few times. Still leaking though and need to get it into the shop for a replacement. Have not had to do too much on this bike, but it's annoying anyway.
Scott
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #3398 on: January 13, 2020, 02:59:45 am »
Haven't ridden them since mid-Nov due to a trapped nerve in my neck.  :'(
Started and ran both bikes (C10 and C14) until the cooling fans kicked in.

After shutting down the C10 I went to start him again, and got buzzing from the starter solenoid.
After some investigation, tightening the battery terminals resolved the problem  8)

Looking forward to riding again, but first need to get this arm working normally.
Seeing the Musculoskeletal Physio tomorrow.
George "Boomer" Garratt
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