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Forum: FJR Technical   Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By cra-z1
Yes I would go with a Time-sert.

Yes I would go with a Time-sert.
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   09-19-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By cra-z1
Also before replacing a seal because of weeping...

Also before replacing a seal because of weeping try this tool. They do work.
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/risk-racing-seal-doctor?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsf-f9Mr16wIVkB-tBh0kMgiXEAQYBCABEgJhEfD_BwE
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-19-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By cra-z1
Then it would need the gold midnight special...

Then it would need the gold midnight special emblems. Just like in the 80's
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-18-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By cra-z1
Very nice looking bike

Very nice looking bike
Forum: FJR Central   09-18-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By cra-z1
With the lowering kit you would have trouble...

With the lowering kit you would have trouble getting its on the center stand but the side stand? Must have been a very short side stand. Not sure what your inseam is but I have a 32 in inseam(5ft 6in...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   09-14-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By cra-z1
Im still using mine. Cant stand the thought of...

Im still using mine. Cant stand the thought of having tom replace them.

Gotta love Pink Floyd
Forum: FJR Central   09-14-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By cra-z1
I restore vintage bikes and on my Z1900 bikes the...

I restore vintage bikes and on my Z1900 bikes the electrical grommet has always been a problem. Recently I decided to use a product I use on my boat Its a sealer used for sealing the bellows on a...
Forum: General Chat   09-13-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By cra-z1
On my longer ride I grab my two piece Aerostich....

On my longer ride I grab my two piece Aerostich. Short rides the Tourmaster. I like the Aerostich so my packing is light. I can use it for rain, and just take off my jacket and wear my pants if going...
Forum: FJR Central   09-08-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,860
Posted By cra-z1
Also in a true panic stop you won't have time to...

Also in a true panic stop you won't have time to downshift and you would be concentrating on the situation. However if time allows I would be down shifting. We just got back from a little trip where...
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-03-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By cra-z1
I had a friend that owned the Kawasaki Voyager....

I had a friend that owned the Kawasaki Voyager. He got so mad because I could pull away from him going up a steep climb on my 1980 Goldwing with Vetter fairing and bags. I also got way better gas...
Forum: FJR Central   09-03-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By cra-z1
Im taking it out tomorrow for a short 600 mile...

Im taking it out tomorrow for a short 600 mile ride this weekend. Haven't been on it for a while because I have been riding my vintage bikes so I'm ready.All gassed up to.
Forum: General Chat   08-19-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By cra-z1
Gotta love those winds in southern Mn and SD

Gotta love those winds in southern Mn and SD
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-13-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By cra-z1
Welcome, got my 2013 with 10,000 miles and I...

Welcome, got my 2013 with 10,000 miles and I thought that was a good deal. Might want to go through the fluids when you get a chance.
Forum: FJR Central   08-07-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By cra-z1
Last month I found a Marmot sitting on top of the...

Last month I found a Marmot sitting on top of the Kia engine when I opened the hood(scared the heck out of me) after finding some insulation on the ground. I know he went for a ten mile ride or so....
Forum: General Chat   07-26-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,640
Posted By cra-z1
Glad to see you are getting better. Hope all the...

Glad to see you are getting better. Hope all the numbness goes away. My right arm has the same issue after an accident 3 years ago. It can be annoying. As a Kawasaki enthusiast I would also go with...
Forum: FJR Central   07-19-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By cra-z1
I checked mine at 23,000 and I had one that was...

I checked mine at 23,000 and I had one that was tight but still within specification. I adjusted that one to the middle range and all the others were in the middle range. I will not be checking again...
Forum: Meetings & Events - USA & Canada   07-19-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By cra-z1
It's something I may be interested in. Need to...

It's something I may be interested in. Need to look up the Olympic Loop.I was in Missoula Montana the other day and the restaurant's had mostly closed again there. Needed a mask everywhere. So...
Forum: FJR Central   07-15-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By cra-z1
Go to ...

Go to
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/yamaha/motorcycle/2006/fjr13abs-fjr13av/steering-handle-cable
Double check the model for your year but they should be the same.
Forum: FJR Central   07-08-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By cra-z1
Very good story. I applaud your determination on...

Very good story. I applaud your determination on completing the project most people would have just scraped it. That is the kind if bike that would peek my curiosity. By the way the bike looks great....
Forum: FJR Technical   07-08-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By cra-z1
Great you fixed it. That piece that was cracked...

Great you fixed it. That piece that was cracked was probably the carbon based part of the mechanical seal that seals against the ceramic part. As I mentioned in one of my posts I suspected a cracked...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-01-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By cra-z1
If its coming from the weep hole its the pump.

If its coming from the weep hole its the pump.
Forum: FJR Technical   06-30-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By cra-z1
In general the mechanical seals are pretty good....

In general the mechanical seals are pretty good. It is unusual for you to see that much dripping from the weep hole. Usually just drips . if you got a good used pump than go with that. The mechanical...
Forum: FJR Technical   06-30-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By cra-z1
Usually its the mechanical seal that is giving...

Usually its the mechanical seal that is giving you the problem. I have not done the rebuild on this bike but have on others. I would just rebuild what you have. Sometimes you get lucky and you don't...
Forum: FJR Central   06-21-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 217,837
Posted By cra-z1
I was getting a squeak when moving to bike up and...

I was getting a squeak when moving to bike up and down. Thought it may be the linkage in rear suspension so I lubricated bushings. Everything looks good so I thought it may be the rubber bushing ion...
Forum: FJR Technical   06-19-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By cra-z1
Congratulations, Its a lot of work, just did the...

Congratulations, Its a lot of work, just did the same on a GSXR1000. New crank, rods,bearings,oil pump and more. Once you get them running again its a good feeling
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