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Forum: Meetings & Events - USA & Canada   01-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By JJDBA
Cool! I spent a bunch of time in Aiken while...

Cool! I spent a bunch of time in Aiken while working near there. Wish I had had an MC to tour on though - beautiful part of the world.
Forum: FJR Technical   01-21-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,855
Posted By JJDBA
My Dad did that for years on the dirt road in...

My Dad did that for years on the dirt road in front of our house. Except he'd catch it in a drain pan and then spread it to keep the dust down. That spreading it out either maximizes or minimizes...
Forum: FJR Technical   01-16-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By JJDBA
These are the parts lists. IF op didn't get the...

These are the parts lists. IF op didn't get the laminated instructions i can post those also, but i agree they are not very detailed.

(i haven't installed mine yet so...)
Forum: FJR Technical   01-16-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By JJDBA
This is what mine came with for hardware.

This is what mine came with for hardware.
Forum: FJR Technical   01-15-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By JJDBA
Tire age? Not a tire thread!

Given the fun the Car tire thread has been >:) - can we discuss tire age?

Recently bought an 09 FJR that was advertised as having "newer tires with a couple of thousand miles" on them. ...
Forum: FJR Technical   01-15-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By JJDBA
Oh, I hope you get it figured out! I bought them...

Oh, I hope you get it figured out! I bought them about a month ago but haven't installed them yet.
Did you see this thread?...
Forum: General Chat   01-15-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,899
Posted By JJDBA
Almost 20 years ago I was standing outside work...

Almost 20 years ago I was standing outside work putting my helmet on while the bike idled and warmed up a bit, when a guy i worked with came out twisted the throttle to the rev limiter. I still see...
Forum: General Chat   01-13-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,899
Posted By JJDBA
I like the BMW line in general and have ridden...

I like the BMW line in general and have ridden several RT's, but i think the way to buy them is to find one 8 yrs old with low mileage and be prepared to do the wrenching yourself. But thats also...
Forum: FJR Technical   01-11-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By JJDBA
I just bought "Motion Pro JIS Crosshead Hex Drive...

I just bought "Motion Pro JIS Crosshead Hex Drive Bit" from Amazon a couple weeks ago and so far so good.
Ordered all three sizes @ $6 a two-pack
Forum: FJR Central   01-11-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,783
Posted By JJDBA
Are any sales numbers actually released? Do we...

Are any sales numbers actually released? Do we know how many FJR's are sold vs Super Tenere sales for example?
Forum: FJR Technical   01-05-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,174
Posted By JJDBA
By "Fluid is correct" do you mean it is visually...

By "Fluid is correct" do you mean it is visually full in the little indicator window on the master cylinder?

Not sure if this is a new to you bike or not, but do you have any records with the bike...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   01-04-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By JJDBA
I somewhat regularly get replies to emails where...

I somewhat regularly get replies to emails where the other person says "thank you for the very detailed response".
And it just feels a little sarcastic sometimes... :-)

To prevent thread drift,...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   01-04-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,769
Posted By JJDBA
wow. as someone who looked for quite a while and...

wow. as someone who looked for quite a while and bought a fjr 30 days ago, this seems like a nice deal for someone.
Forum: FJR Technical   12-24-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By JJDBA
Just took both side fairings off for first time...

Just took both side fairings off for first time last wknd. I kinda like her naked!
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   12-24-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By JJDBA
+1 on "For lube I use Ruglyde from NAPA". I have...

+1 on "For lube I use Ruglyde from NAPA". I have a gallon which might be a lifetime supply.

I use a harbour freight tire change with the MC attachment. I also have done several of the upgrades...
Forum: FJR Central   12-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,546
Posted By JJDBA
I looked at the Pingel website, but can someone...

I looked at the Pingel website, but can someone compare that product to an FJR AE?
Forum: FJR Central   12-20-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,516
Posted By JJDBA
Well, appreciate the input, but based on the...

Well, appreciate the input, but based on the bikes that complete the 10 day 10K mile Iron Butt, the FJR seems capable of cross-country touring.

I might skew a little younger than average here,...
Forum: FJR Central   12-18-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,516
Posted By JJDBA
Fun thread! I believe it's about the right tool...

Fun thread! I believe it's about the right tool for the job more than which one is better.
I just bought a used FJR because i want to ride across the continental US (hopefully in the spring) and i...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   12-11-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By JJDBA
looks similar to the ones on amazon labeled...

looks similar to the ones on amazon labeled "Yamaha FJR1300 2006-2020 R-Gaza Engine Guards Crash Bars with Sliders" - but I could be wrong.
Forum: FJR Central   12-11-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,661
Posted By JJDBA
Boy, there used to be some pretty opinionated FJR...

Boy, there used to be some pretty opinionated FJR Riders back in 2006. Glad we all learned to get along!

Anybody got experience with a Schubert C3 Lite? the lite is about $450 vs the Pro which...
Forum: General Chat   12-05-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,954
Posted By JJDBA
I have it in my right ear worse than left. ...

I have it in my right ear worse than left. Always wear earplugs riding for past 20+ yrs.
Based on Zebra's assessment, and since i kind of live on stress, coffee and alcohol, i wonder how much...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-28-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By JJDBA
So far i know the bike i bought had a dead...

So far i know the bike i bought had a dead battery, the broken off bar ends i asked about elsewhere and the luggage was so crudded up i couldn't get any of the three off. Some elbow grease fixed the...
Forum: General Chat   11-28-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,820
Posted By JJDBA
Good thread. Great info on this site! As...

Good thread. Great info on this site!

As someone else said i'd like to risk $30 before dropping a lot more. Revzilla has an "MRA X-Creen Tour Bolt-On to Clamp Mount Conversion Kit" for $28 -...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   11-28-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By JJDBA
Having a black Darien jacket i may be interested...

Having a black Darien jacket i may be interested in these. Do you wear these over a pair of jeans or whatever though? Aerostitch's site seems to say these are cut like jeans - so i take that to...
Forum: General Chat   11-27-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,176
Posted By JJDBA
As someone who just bought an 09 fjr, i have had...

As someone who just bought an 09 fjr, i have had same issue. Coming from a Vstrom 650 the shifter area might just be compact enough that the toe of my boot holds it up a little and like others said...
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