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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #165 on: August 06, 2012, 10:20:51 am »
Quick noob type question ;D  If I make the notches while the plastic is on the bike will I need to remove the entire fairing for the install?  Not that I can't, but why if I don't need to? 

BTW, the raw bars look great, I bet the silver will add another 1.5 HP, which equates about a .1 mph gain at WFO ;)

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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #166 on: August 06, 2012, 11:25:10 am »
Quick noob type question ;D  If I make the notches while the plastic is on the bike will I need to remove the entire fairing for the install?  Not that I can't, but why if I don't need to? 

BTW, the raw bars look great, I bet the silver will add another 1.5 HP, which equates about a .1 mph gain at WFO ;)

Nope, you're gonna have to take it all off Chet. Besides, see the notch in the above fairing? No way to make that cut with all the fairing still on the bike.
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #167 on: August 06, 2012, 11:55:42 am »
Looks like I'll have to learn how to remove mine before the bars get here. Got a few weeks from the sounds of it.

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« Reply #168 on: August 06, 2012, 04:33:03 pm »
Opened my box today. The weather here finally turned nice for the first time this summer and should be good all week. I 'll be darned if I am going to take up perfectly good riding time in near perfect weather to put these on....still I would like to have them in place before the MotoGP in Indy the 18th. They look fantastic.....can't wait to get them on.....but when I actually have it apart there are some other things I want to do also ...so I may end up waiting and watching what y'all do with yours first,......
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« Reply #169 on: August 06, 2012, 07:48:51 pm »
where is the shipping process right now, order rank speaking?
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #170 on: August 06, 2012, 07:56:24 pm »
Got mine today and I will give my best advice:

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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #171 on: August 06, 2012, 08:07:04 pm »

 
You can tell it's been dry for awhile in the PNW, Wil's Connie is actually clean...  8)

Lol....so true

Heck of a breaker ya got there Alpha

As for notching the fairings....a dremmel makes real quick work of it. Just be sure both tabs engage and mark appropriately before cutting

Anywho.....the cages are solid a heck....awesome craftsmanship. Again...thank you Ryan and those who participated
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #172 on: August 07, 2012, 04:31:52 am »
Got mine today and I will give my best advice:

Those two bolts on mine where tight but not THAT tight. 
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #173 on: August 07, 2012, 07:26:44 am »
Those two bolts on mine where tight but not THAT tight.

I only had a 3/8 drive with the proper bit.  If I had a 1/2 drive bit I probably would have been fine.  The floor jack handle made very easy to remove.  Also I used snack bags and labeled them so I could keep track of all the different bolts and their locations.  While the panels were off I tightened the header bolts and will change the coolant as well. 

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« Reply #174 on: August 07, 2012, 08:06:09 am »
I only had a 3/8 drive with the proper bit.  If I had a 1/2 drive bit I probably would have been fine.  The floor jack handle made very easy to remove.  Also I used snack bags and labeled them so I could keep track of all the different bolts and their locations.  While the panels were off I tightened the header bolts and will change the coolant as well.

Well done with the baggies!

I had a very large piece of cardboard laid out near my bike as I was taking things apart. I set the bolts on the cardboard and wrote myself little notes on the cardboard so that I knew where everything went. I also checked my header bolts but they were all still tight.
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« Reply #175 on: August 07, 2012, 08:48:03 am »
I thought about just laying them out like that but between my feet and my dogs I am sure I would have ended up with bolts everywhere.  That;s a great idea if you have the space.  I will just save the bags for next time as well.

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« Reply #176 on: August 07, 2012, 09:04:37 am »
I thought about just laying them out like that but between my feet and my dogs I am sure I would have ended up with bolts everywhere.  That;s a great idea if you have the space.  I will just save the bags for next time as well.

+1 on the dogs. I did my work out on the driveway and kept the dogs inside the fence.
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« Reply #177 on: August 07, 2012, 12:17:23 pm »
Glad to hear you guys are getting the bars on your bikes and you're liking them!

where is the shipping process right now, order rank speaking?

We're actually jumping around a bit due to differing forms of payment and availability. We've shipped all the way up to number 12 save for order number 2 (so don't feel bad, #2 has been waiting longer than everyone else by quite a large margin!). However, we've also shipped some orders into the 20s. We're getting more bars back from our powder coaters later in the week so we should be shipping more sets out soon!
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #178 on: August 08, 2012, 09:06:52 am »
New bolt on the way.

Thanks Ryan!

Received the new bolt in the mail this morn, thanks Ryan.
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Re: MCE Gen. 1 Canyon Cage Group Buy Through July 19th!
« Reply #179 on: August 08, 2012, 11:26:02 am »
I may have missed the info, lot of threads and posts. 

Ryan, it would be helpful to have the torque specs while installing the new hardware.  I read the manual and found some said 17 and others 44.  Hopefully this can be added.  Thanks, great looking product.