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  1. J-Luv
    07-10-2017 08:16 AM - permalink
    J-Luv
    Good morning. Just saw the final 'results' pdf and looked for your name. I have been very busy the last 2 weeks and have not been able to monitor the daily ride reports or any standings. You have my sincere sympathies for being unable to finish. Not the result you were shooting for, obviously. Best of luck in two years!! Respect for endeavoring and even getting to the starting line.
  2. J-Luv
    06-28-2017 03:07 PM - permalink
    J-Luv
    Day 3...wishing you well! Best of luck and bon courage as the french might say.
  3. coondog6
    03-21-2017 11:07 AM - permalink
    coondog6
    Shipping is on the house, do a good deed for a vet or an elder.
    Hope you had fun on your 5 day ride. Still have snow on the ground up here in Ohio.
    Be safe, Dave
  4. coondog6
    03-17-2017 02:36 PM - permalink
    coondog6
    Did that hose ever show up?
  5. coondog6
    03-04-2017 12:16 PM - permalink
    coondog6
    Steve, I got the line back from ups. double ck that address you sent me, think they said zip code issue??
    If you want, just call me at 330-448-0078 8-5 eastern m-f ask for Dave.
  6. coondog6
    02-24-2017 12:45 PM - permalink
    coondog6
    Having all kinds of computer issues on this end. Got your address, sending oe line and extension to you.
    I'll let ya know on the shipping.
    Dave
  7. coondog6
    02-17-2017 10:59 AM - permalink
    coondog6
    Give me your mailing address, we'll work it out later
  8. Little Joe
    01-28-2017 07:51 PM - permalink
    Little Joe
    At next change , I am again going to run Yam 15-50 and will sample. If it stands up as expected , I will settle on this and extend out to (10000km- 6200mile) intervals.
    Interested in your results.

    (Can only post 1000 key strokes in email) geeesh. lol
  9. Little Joe
    01-28-2017 07:49 PM - permalink
    Little Joe
    Steve.

    Reading the oil recent oil thread and see you had a analysis done at 8500 miles.(RT 15-40)
    Do you happen to have the viscosity values from that sample? Also % of fuel if any?
    I have been doing some testing using 5/40 and 15-40 RT. on my Gen 3. (I ran 15=40 on my 99 Concours for more than 80K miles with no issue).I personally know two people running C14's that have well in access of 100K miles exclusively on T-6. They have not ever sampled...
    I have run a couple of changes with 5-40 T6 and based on the amount of shearing(even 1800 mile test showed excessive to me) have decided not to use it anymore. The non syn 15-40 fares
    better.
    I normally change at 6000km(=/-4000mile). I have run Yam 15-50 but did not sample.
    I did first two changes with Yam 10-40 and did not like sound of engine under light load (3500rpm). Yam 15-50 takes care of that as does RT 15-40.


    Little Joe

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    2005 Yamaha FJR1300A
    2006 Yamaha FJR1300AE

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07-15-2019
10:19 PM - Redfish mentioned Steve Bracken in post Iron Butt Rally Winner
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08-30-2019
12:22 AM - 2GENAE quoted Steve Bracken in post WTB Helibars 2006 +
This may be different for the '06+...
08-19-2019
12:36 AM - Steve Bracken quoted rbentnail in post Overflow tank
I think it's still running too...
08-03-2019
07:50 PM - Blue Gen2 quoted Steve Bracken in post Some people don't seem to understand
I never quite understand this "one...
08-02-2019
10:25 PM - JohnC quoted Steve Bracken in post Torque Wrench Recommendations
How do you calibrate the torque ad...
04:58 PM - Steve Bracken quoted RC65 in post FJR 1300 V. Connie C14
Some good reasons given h...
04:37 PM - RC65 quoted Steve Bracken in post FJR 1300 V. Connie C14
And while we are on the subject of...
12:10 AM - Steve Bracken quoted JohnC in post Torque Wrench Recommendations
Craftsman hand tools are p...
08-01-2019
02:03 PM - jjscsix quoted Steve Bracken in post Coolant replacement schedule question
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07-31-2019
11:27 PM - Steve Bracken quoted Bill Lumberg in post Speedo Healer
I cannot imagine cutting into the...
10:11 PM - Steve Bracken quoted jjscsix in post Coolant replacement schedule question
My bike is coming up on 12,0...
07-30-2019
04:34 PM - N4HHE quoted Steve Bracken in post Loose Head Bearings
Just remember that tapered bearing...
01:54 PM - jblanken64 quoted Steve Bracken in post LED Lighting
The stock lighting on your bike is...
12:18 PM - Steve Bracken quoted RaYzerman in post Clunky Gearbox
ABout that clunk into first.. ...
12:11 PM - Steve Bracken quoted N4HHE in post Loose Head Bearings
I think the tapered bearin...
09:40 AM - Steve Bracken quoted 2GENAE in post LED Lighting
Following this thread, wait...
07-29-2019
07:32 PM - Steve Bracken quoted Jimmyegypt in post Rattling sound, then would not start - Chain?
Bad luck. Really interesting an...
05:38 PM - Steve Bracken quoted Blueridgerider in post Loose Head Bearings
Thanks for the reply. Still have a ...
01:04 PM - rbentnail quoted Steve Bracken in post How to remove battery from a 2018 FJR1300.
.... and while we are at it, we ma...
09:28 AM - Steve Bracken quoted Griff557 in post How to remove battery from a 2018 FJR1300.
It boggles me why Yamaha put ...
08:37 AM - N4HHE quoted Steve Bracken in post head bearing choice
To be fair though, the OEM Koyo be...
 
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