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Forum: FJR Central   Today, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Blue Gen2
I have a '12 as well. Bleed the brakes/replace...

I have a '12 as well. Bleed the brakes/replace the fluid because of the age of the bike.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTk0x3q3_FM



Put some Gumout Regain FI cleaner in it to remove...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-20-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By Blue Gen2
Methinks not. The "whine" comes from the...

Methinks not.


The "whine" comes from the reeds inside the air valves on top of the head.



Some people have removed those things. Ask them about the noise.
Forum: FJR Technical   08-18-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Blue Gen2
Go to the sex toy store and buy a dildo/vibrator....

Go to the sex toy store and buy a dildo/vibrator. Using different speeds, move it around the plastic until you hear a feedback noise.
Forum: FJR Central   08-14-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Blue Gen2
Well, there's Donald Trump, and...

Well, there's Donald Trump, and...
Forum: FJR Central   08-13-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Blue Gen2
I'm an honest, no bullshit kind of guy. If...

I'm an honest, no bullshit kind of guy. If you're looking for someone that will tell you what you want to hear, they're not hard to find.
Forum: FJR Central   08-11-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,548
Posted By Blue Gen2
The FJR is a big boy toy. If you buy one, you...

The FJR is a big boy toy. If you buy one, you best BE a big boy, not a wannabe.



You sound like a responsible person. My first bike was a 650 Triumph tiger. I just got on it, and rode it. ...
Forum: FJR Central   08-08-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,082
Posted By Blue Gen2
In life, it all moves up. When you're 20, it's...

In life, it all moves up. When you're 20, it's between your legs. When you're 50, it's between your ears (or it should be).


At 70 I get along just about like I always did. I just do it...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-06-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By Blue Gen2
That makes you smarter than most! By far.

That makes you smarter than most! By far.
Forum: FJR Central   08-03-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,088
Posted By Blue Gen2
Some people don't seem to understand

The FJR motor is not (repeat NOT) a high-performance engine. Witness the regular fuel.



I had a C-14. I rode a ZX-14r while deciding what to buy. I remember thinking the 14r was a real dog...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-01-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,229
Posted By Blue Gen2
One thing - a "normal" battery tender sometimes...

One thing - a "normal" battery tender sometimes produces high voltage spikes to avoid (I don't remember what kind of) problems with led acid batteries. Be sure the battery tender you use DOES NOT do...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   07-31-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,272
Posted By Blue Gen2
Bang shang a lang :)

Bang shang a lang :)
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   07-28-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,272
Posted By Blue Gen2
They actually broke before the pin was pushed in...

They actually broke before the pin was pushed in or I had to beat them with a hammer to push the pin in.
Forum: General Chat   07-28-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By Blue Gen2
Yes, my point, exactly. And I ride almost...

Yes, my point, exactly. And I ride almost exclusively on the back roads... I shun towns, and the texting fools they contain. I've been run down twice in the last five years by said texting fools....
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   07-28-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,272
Posted By Blue Gen2
THESE ARE GARBAGE. I had to return them.

THESE ARE GARBAGE. I had to return them.
Forum: General Chat   07-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By Blue Gen2
Nice, quiet backroads often harbor...

Nice, quiet backroads often harbor sand/gravel/freshly cut grass... There is no free lunch :(
Forum: General Chat   07-25-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By Blue Gen2
The answer to the left lane hog thing is the LAWS...

The answer to the left lane hog thing is the LAWS ROCKET.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z02J_kPincA
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By Blue Gen2
IMHO, Yammerhammer added 6th gear in order to...

IMHO, Yammerhammer added 6th gear in order to "keep up with the Jonses." Ever consider that adding a gear without making the gearbox bigger necessitates making everything in that gearbox smaller? ...
Forum: FJR Central   07-22-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By Blue Gen2
Seeking the perceptions of others may not be the...

Seeking the perceptions of others may not be the right way to go, here.



Find a FJR. Ride it. Ride the others. Then decide, according to YOUR values...


In my opinion, you're very...
Forum: FJR Central   07-20-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Blue Gen2
I never ride with the bags. If I ever do a road...

I never ride with the bags. If I ever do a road trip I guess I will. I noticed what you're talking about the first day. Since then the stupid bags have sat in our closet. If only I could do the...
Forum: General Chat   07-18-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By Blue Gen2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvLtNBm1yyA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvLtNBm1yyA
Forum: General Chat   07-17-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
  1974
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Gen2
Welllll... I dunno about that last part. The...

Welllll... I dunno about that last part. The bikes look the same... much more than can be said for the women!
Forum: General Chat   07-17-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
  1974
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Gen2
Back in the day we would lightly knurl the...

Back in the day we would lightly knurl the interior surface of the brake drum - lightly. It was kinda grabby but at least 50% more brakes... for a hundred miles or so.
Forum: General Chat   07-16-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
  1974
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Gen2
My Norton would top out at about 98 mph. Bigger...

My Norton would top out at about 98 mph. Bigger rear sprocket... Nobody ever did figure out why I could dust them at traffic lights! lololll


The Norton, at speed, was awesome. Provided, of...
Forum: General Chat   07-13-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
  1974
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Gen2
Yeah, and after I stepped off my 650 Tiger I said...

Yeah, and after I stepped off my 650 Tiger I said the same thing, about the Norton. And meant it, just as much as you do. Funny how that works... isn't it?


Put a Hayabusa (peregrine falcon)...
Forum: General Chat   07-12-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
  1974
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Gen2
1974

It's summer. It's Tuesday. It's Saturday... I was 25 years old.


I didn't have a lot of money. I had a lot less, the day after I bought the Norton.


"If you buy that thing, you're a dead...
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