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05-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By r1cochet

I googled wiring diagrams and looks like the...

I googled wiring diagrams and looks like the white/black wire gets +12V when the stop-run switch is in run. Pressing the start passes this +12V to the starter relay. So possibly, the stop-run switch...
04-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,269
Posted By r1cochet

I used some ratchet straps in parallel to the...

I used some ratchet straps in parallel to the tailgate cables to reduce the risk of breakage. I did bend the metal under the plastic tailgate liner a little. If I do this again, I’ll use a 1/2”piece...
02-05-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,779
Posted By r1cochet

My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside...

My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside in the US).

https://i.imgur.com/AdwfJLm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/b9haQwr.jpg
01-12-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By r1cochet

Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a...

Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a thread about that...
01-06-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By r1cochet

‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail

‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail
12-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 201,619
Posted By r1cochet

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/552x367/80-6f9b7d3f_80b9_4c2d_8ac2_f9c982b4badc_d5441197179c6ceefa81e7970734a860c981dd5c.jpeg
12-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By r1cochet

You can always see wear bars even when the tire...

You can always see wear bars even when the tire is new. Wear bars make it easy to see when the tread wears to the legal limit (2/32”). The ‘tread depth’ is to the bottom of the tread grooves, not to...
12-03-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,437
Posted By r1cochet

Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate...

Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate clockwise to tighten the bolt.
11-28-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By r1cochet

I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it...

I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it occasionally. Fits me well, same sizing/fit as Shoei or HJC. Noisier than either of those examples. Large eye port, excellent visibilty for a FF.
11-01-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By r1cochet

You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You...

You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You forgot: drill->spark->gasoline->ka-boom!
10-03-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By r1cochet

The AGM batteries need a special technique to...

The AGM batteries need a special technique to charge when deeply discharged. The chargers detect the low voltage and shut off.

Set this up so you can do all these steps in close proximity. You...
09-14-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,363
Posted By r1cochet

My '99 XL1200S ...

My '99 XL1200S

https://i.imgur.com/f7TIRVI.jpg

Bought this at the end of '98 and sold in 2013 when I bought my Heritage Softail.

Forward controls, Samson 2:1 exhaust system, S&S air...
05-19-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,898
Posted By r1cochet

Nice bike! Suggested basic add-ons: -...

Nice bike!

Suggested basic add-ons:
- Engine guard
- Passenger foot boards
- Luggage rack

I also added
- HD Heated grips ('nostalgic' were the only ones available for the FLSTC)
- HD...
05-10-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,242
Posted By r1cochet

Much hype on the news last Friday morning about...

Much hype on the news last Friday morning about maybe the highway would be closed due to flooding, so I rode my DR650 to work instead of my Heritage -

http://youtu.be/zWVqgA-4Pgg
04-18-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,920
Posted By r1cochet

You didn't mention your age or insurance cost....

You didn't mention your age or insurance cost. That is the biggest factor on choice of bike, at least for us up here in Ontario.

If you want to go Harley, for 5'8"/250+, a Sportster may be on the...
02-25-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,598
Posted By r1cochet

I also went with the BAL-2 12 led version, for...

I also went with the BAL-2 12 led version, for the greater side angle. I commute frequently in rush hour traffic... i set the tail-lamp (no-brake) to a dimmer setting so there is more difference when...
Forum: Project Room
12-16-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,847
Posted By r1cochet

Drain the gas out of the tank and check the...

Drain the gas out of the tank and check the condition of the inside of the tank. Fresh gas please. If the carbs weren't drained before storage, you'll most likely have to disassemble and clean the...
12-08-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,048
Posted By r1cochet

As noted above... In addition to...

As noted above...




In addition to addressing the motorcycle seat, you may be able to improve your situation by improving your gluteus maximus, especially the section that gets pinched between...
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