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Forum: FJR Central   04-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By MrZappo
400 Miles ? Rent a car one way ... Ride her...

400 Miles ? Rent a car one way ... Ride her back ... Wear gloves at the gas stations ...
Forum: General Chat   03-10-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,465
Posted By MrZappo
A pinlock is one of the best safety items that...

A pinlock is one of the best safety items that you can buy .. I have not noticed a reduction at all. In any event, a fogged over visor is way more dangerous then minimally reduced night time...
Forum: FJR Technical   02-18-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,155
Posted By MrZappo
It simply needs to be connected as close to the...

It simply needs to be connected as close to the battery as possible. You (we all) are using a voltage meter to see when the battery crosses over into draining due to the amount of additional load...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   01-30-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By MrZappo
http://www.datelmeters.com/cgi-bin/webshop.cgi?con...

http://www.datelmeters.com/cgi-bin/webshop.cgi?config=ent-home
Forum: FJR Central   01-30-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By MrZappo
Find a forum member that is near the location of...

Find a forum member that is near the location of the bike and see if he/she will check it out for you ... Folks on here are very helpful ...

At least you would have eyes on it from someone on...
Forum: General Chat   01-25-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By MrZappo
I think it would be more fun to pound my nuts...

I think it would be more fun to pound my nuts flat with a ball peen hammer.
Forum: FJR Central   01-24-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By MrZappo
I ride on an annual ride with a guy who has a Gen...

I ride on an annual ride with a guy who has a Gen 1. It had 380,000 miles on it last year ... 50k is barely broken in ...
Forum: General Chat   01-18-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,408
Posted By MrZappo
Because of the [SAE/Etc] info on the bottles and...

Because of the [SAE/Etc] info on the bottles and the [SAE/Etc] recommendations in the owners manual?[/QUOTE]


S A R C A S M 😁
Forum: General Chat   01-17-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,408
Posted By MrZappo
Curious, How would one know this ? Is it...

Curious,

How would one know this ? Is it because the FJR is not a V-TWIN ? How can one expect the name of something to dictate what it should be used for ? This is making too much sense...
Forum: General Chat   01-12-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,408
Posted By MrZappo
Read the manual. Do what it says. Ignore...

Read the manual. Do what it says.

Ignore forum mumbo jumbo.
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   12-27-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,242
Posted By MrZappo
Now, to answer the post, It is not "easy"...

Now, to answer the post,

It is not "easy" especially the rear tire on an FJR if you use a GT spec tire ... But if you practice your technique, you can get good at it. The first time may take a...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   12-27-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,242
Posted By MrZappo
I've had that happen before ... We have to be...

I've had that happen before ... We have to be careful to not offend any of the 40+ year old motorcycle riders who are used to hanging out with friends drinking beer in the garage where no one ever...
Forum: FJR Technical   12-10-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By MrZappo
Well, good point. I get it. And in my...

Well, good point.

I get it. And in my younger days, I'd probably screw around with this stuff. I used to.

Have fun. I'm old. Just trying to ride as long as I can. With whatever oil.

My...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   12-10-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By MrZappo
Darn. You have peaked my interest. My pazzos are...

Darn. You have peaked my interest. My pazzos are real nice.

But since I like quality stuff you have now effed me up.

I have to see these CRG things.

This forum costs me money. Scheight.
...
Forum: FJR Technical   12-10-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By MrZappo
If you "Modify" something, you make it less or...

If you "Modify" something, you make it less or more than it was originally ... Friction "modifiers" are what we are talking about here ... In any event I don't see the point as we are talking...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   12-10-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By MrZappo
I'm curious ... Ive seen a lot of posts...

I'm curious ...

Ive seen a lot of posts saying that Pazzo are a "rip off" of other brands but I have not seen any saying that they are a cheap crap rip off ...

Is anyone saying that their...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   12-10-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By MrZappo
Pazzo levers are premium quality. They may...

Pazzo levers are premium quality.

They may be a copy of CRG or whomever. But they are not a cheap copy. That's for sure.

I'm not "in the know" on all levers available and if their are better...
Forum: FJR Technical   12-07-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By MrZappo
Friction modifiers MODIFY the friction, they...

Friction modifiers MODIFY the friction, they don't eliminate it.

Their presence lowers the point at which a clutch could slip. It doesn't guarantee that it will.

Weather or not it slips is...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   12-06-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,750
Posted By MrZappo
Honestly not being combative here. But if your...

Honestly not being combative here. But if your clutch slips with Mobil 1 4t, NOT Mobil 1 automotive, than you have a problem with your clutch.

Many many many

people and guys/gals on this...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   12-06-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,750
Posted By MrZappo
Engines and oil are consistent. People are not...

Engines and oil are consistent. People are not ...

The whole my bike runs bad on (insert brand) but runs better on (insert brand) is subjective. There is another guy who will say the exact...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   12-06-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By MrZappo
Highly recommend the Eastern Beaver stuff ... ...

Highly recommend the Eastern Beaver stuff ... They also have a wiring harness specifically made for FJR ...


I have had many years of reliable service from my set up .... Priced right and...
Forum: FJR Technical   11-20-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,132
Posted By MrZappo
If you run Amsoil, you dont ever need to warm it...

If you run Amsoil, you dont ever need to warm it up .. You can just start that bugger and red line it immediately even on the coldest winter day ...

Not like those other inferior oils ... With...
Forum: General Chat   11-13-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,257
Posted By MrZappo
If you think that his videos are a good length...

If you think that his videos are a good length "as is" than I say, more power too you ... You are in the minority though ...

I've found his vids to be technically correct generally. There have...
Forum: General Chat   11-13-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,324
Posted By MrZappo
According to the brochure at the HD dealer, which...

According to the brochure at the HD dealer, which tells all of the rugged independent individuals what to think, a full faced helmet just doesn't look appropriate on a HD ...

Its all about...
Forum: General Chat   10-29-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By MrZappo
Depends on the service history of your bike. If...

Depends on the service history of your bike. If you know it or not.

Fluids are always a logical thing.

If I were setting off for 10k miles, I'd do fluids.

I'd also lube the drive shaft...
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