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Forum: FJR Central   Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
  Horns
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Posted By MrZappo
Amen. Great horns

Amen. Great horns
Forum: FJR Technical   09-18-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,947
Posted By MrZappo
1/2 percent? Man... Never heard of that. Mine is...

1/2 percent? Man... Never heard of that. Mine is about 7% low. I've heard that Japan bikes are generally 7%.

Never seen an accurate one.
Forum: FJR Central   09-18-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By MrZappo
Hey I have a buddy who needs one. Where is that...

Hey I have a buddy who needs one. Where is that price at?
Forum: FJR Central   09-18-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By MrZappo
It does indeed have lifetime maps. And built in...

It does indeed have lifetime maps. And built in wifi for easy updates.

Very nice unit at that price.
Forum: General Chat   09-18-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By MrZappo
1) MV motorad riser plate. A must have. 2)...

1) MV motorad riser plate. A must have.

2) Probably right. Never miss em.

3) There are some. Mc enterprise used to make some. I heard trex makes some now. Haven't seen em though.

4) Pretty...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
  Rpm's
Views: 874
Posted By MrZappo
Its an FJR ... Three rules .... 1) Dont...

Its an FJR ... Three rules ....

1) Dont lug it.
2) Stay below redline
3) see rules 1 and 2.

The engine has loads of torque ... It really is fine just about anywhere ...

Now, from a...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-10-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By MrZappo
In the summer at a stop they do put out a bit of...

In the summer at a stop they do put out a bit of heat. Especially when the fan turns on.

When moving, not an issue.

It's 140 or so horse power. 1300 cc. Heat gotta go somewhere.
Forum: FJR Central   09-08-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By MrZappo
The fill is a reservoir. Very little chance that...

The fill is a reservoir. Very little chance that overfilling would have any adverse affects. All that matters is that their is fluid available to pump when you push the lever.

Aren't all of those...
Forum: FJR Central   08-11-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,753
Posted By MrZappo
I'm 5'10" with a 32 inch inseam. I've been on the...

I'm 5'10" with a 32 inch inseam. I've been on the balls of my feet on my FJR since 2008 and 100k miles.

Dropped her once. Off camber street at a stop sign with gravel. Bad combo. Won't do that...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-05-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,359
Posted By MrZappo
Either use the glove box as suggested or install...

Either use the glove box as suggested or install a couple of switched connections or a fuse box that has some switched connections.

Go to eastern beaver website. Tons of affordable and easy to...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-04-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,359
Posted By MrZappo
That is as broad an inaccurate of a statement as...

That is as broad an inaccurate of a statement as “synthetic motor oil”.

No doubt there are well designed “USB chargers” which do as you say but what vendor bothers? USB chargers are bought by...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-03-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,359
Posted By MrZappo
Sure, you still have something wrong with either...

Sure, you still have something wrong with either your charging system or how your accessories are connected.

A USB charger is such a small draw, it should not bother any battery. Unless you are...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-26-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By MrZappo
If the alloy rack does what it appears, it looks...

If the alloy rack does what it appears, it looks like it works the same as the SR357 ... Assuming that it connects under the seat ... Do you have a pic showing how it connects under the seat ?
...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-03-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,147
Posted By MrZappo
EBC Sintered pads in the front and organics in...

EBC Sintered pads in the front and organics in the back .. Honestly though i'd check if your pads were ever soaked in oil or brake fluid or something ... I've not ever thought that FJR brakes were...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   06-25-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By MrZappo
Still some air in the system ? Sticky...

Still some air in the system ? Sticky thermostat ?
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-17-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By MrZappo
Yes, we have the airport and marina thing as well...

Yes, we have the airport and marina thing as well ... Also about 40 miles away ... So I can ride 80 miles round trip and still arrive back at home with 40 miles of fuel burned (not a bad idea if I...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-17-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By MrZappo
Seems like an over reaction. Most everyone with...

Seems like an over reaction. Most everyone with an FJR does not have regular access to ethanol free fuel.

In Illinois and Indiana it is simply not available within any reasonable driving...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-12-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By MrZappo
Welcome ! Northern Indiana here. Hope to see you...

Welcome ! Northern Indiana here. Hope to see you on the road.
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By MrZappo
Oh no ! Here we go again. Did I log in to the...

Oh no ! Here we go again. Did I log in to the toddlers and tiaras forum again by mistake ?

Its so much nicer when conversation is limited to motorcycles, sports, Scotch, cigars, BBQ, and boobs....
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   05-21-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By MrZappo
The reason they break is due to repeated...

The reason they break is due to repeated torsional stress (slight bending) that happens to that area with a top box on.

The subframe is not weak but aluminum is brittle and can get metal fatigue...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-26-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By MrZappo
Installed mine 4 years ago with no relay ... I...

Installed mine 4 years ago with no relay ... I (unfortunately) seem to use the horn often ... I have had ZERO issues ...

And I don't know about any tests ... The stocker may be "louder" as...
Forum: FJR Central   04-22-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By MrZappo
http://mag-knight.com/

http://mag-knight.com/
Forum: General Chat   04-13-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,420
Posted By MrZappo
Fishing ? Informants ? One board good, one...

Fishing ? Informants ? One board good, one medium, and one bad ?

What, are we in high school swinging our soon to be manhood around ?

Honestly dude, (and I don't want to agitate too much lest...
Forum: General Chat   04-13-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,420
Posted By MrZappo
Sometimes I feel like I'm on a motorcycle forum...

Sometimes I feel like I'm on a motorcycle forum and sometimes I feel like I'm on a quilting forum.

Geez. Everyone so serious.

It's a forum. Post, respond, relax.

The colorful posts make...
Forum: FJR Central   04-13-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By MrZappo
You can indeed. It's VERY tight though. Don't...

You can indeed. It's VERY tight though. Don't expect to be able to store anything else in there at the same time.

Top case would work better.

I've done both.

You will love the R3.
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