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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #165 on: October 19, 2014, 12:12:21 pm »
Rebuilt a spare fuel pump with a new filter.  Many thanks to Asif for his contribution on changing the filter.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #166 on: October 25, 2014, 08:00:26 pm »
Warning, Warning. . .  Don't be dumb, like I was yesterday.  It was the last day of my extended warranty.  I was sick  in bed, and didn't realize what day it was.  Forgot to send the reminder calender email, and missed renewing my three year warranty!!!  Been planning to for a month, but the new job is paying me almost nothing, so I was trying to cut the time frame slim. I cut too slim and missed it.   Please pray for me that nothing goes wrong on my 14.   Also, renew early, like I didn't, so you will have no worries. 

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #167 on: October 25, 2014, 08:05:52 pm »
Finished replacing the fork fluid and went on a ride.  Feels much better.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #168 on: October 25, 2014, 08:10:13 pm »
Finished replacing the fork fluid and went on a ride.  Feels much better.
Never looked. Is there a drain screw at the bottom of ea fork?  What vis oil did you use?  Mine still fees good, but a simple change after six years may be in order, for mine, too... 
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #169 on: October 25, 2014, 08:12:55 pm »
Nope.  We don't need no stinkin drain plug.  Real men remove them and change the fluid that way.   Honda 5W SS7 Suspension fluid.  Original fluid since 2007.  The front was getting real harsh and I couldn't damp it out.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #170 on: October 25, 2014, 08:20:37 pm »
Nope.  We don't need no stinkin drain plug.  Real men remove them and change the fluid that way. 

Hey, I'm old, and we used to have screw plugs and would allow  fluid changes really fast, especially on our dirt bikes, back in the late 60's/early 70's.    Now we need to remove the tire and pull each leg, and pour the old oil out?   Sometimes, progress isn't actually progress...  Thanks for the info, sir.  tomp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #171 on: October 26, 2014, 05:18:14 am »
Welcome to the world of upside down forks.  :)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #172 on: October 26, 2014, 07:26:18 am »
Warning, Warning. . .  Don't be dumb, like I was yesterday.  It was the last day of my extended warranty.

:(  Sorry to hear this.  Sounds a lot like something that would happen to me.
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #173 on: October 26, 2014, 08:41:11 am »
My new Cee Baileys windshield arrived on Friday. The sad part is I'm still stuck on this darn boat and a thousand miles away from my bike :(

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #174 on: October 26, 2014, 08:44:21 am »
You'll get home eventually.. :)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #175 on: October 26, 2014, 10:56:59 am »
You'll get home eventually.. :)

Which one did you end up with? 

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #176 on: October 26, 2014, 10:57:58 am »
My new Cee Baileys windshield arrived on Friday. The sad part is I'm still stuck on this darn boat and a thousand miles away from my bike :(

ooopssss   hit the wrong button.....which one did you end up with?

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #177 on: October 26, 2014, 03:18:49 pm »
Jim you are correct. Anchors aweigh and we're heading into port. Looks like I'll fly out tomorrow... Woo-hoo!

As far as my new windshield, I ordered the euro sport in dark tint.

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #178 on: October 27, 2014, 04:30:06 am »
Put about 300 miles on her yesterday. Rode up highway 2 in Illinois following the Rock River. Then over to Iowa and followed the mighty Mississippi River down highway 52 and 67.    :thumbs:

LOTS of bikes out yesterday!    :)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #179 on: October 27, 2014, 05:29:53 am »
Drove to Canmore and back, little bit of snow flying out there. Only seen two other bikes on the road yesterday.
Watched the clock turn 15000km  ;D (9324 mi), not sure how many more rides  :( I'll get in this season.
Noticed a bit of wallowing at 4700 rpm in OD in some of the sweepers. 4mm tread wear left on the PR4s after 7300km (4536mi).