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by UFO
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Murph's bar riser design update #3
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Murph's bar riser design update #3

Had to do some redesigning and more 3D printing to get the right bar riser around the front brake master cylinder. Space is very tight in the upper fairing region of this bike to design a simple plug and play riser. - Clutch reservoir must clear fairing/windscreen at full right turn, while maximizin...
by UFO
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: New saddle bags arrived from the E.U. this morning.
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: New saddle bags arrived from the E.U. this morning.

:clap: :clap: Glad to help. Definitely the best option to get bags for this bike if you live in the U.S.
by UFO
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Bags from EU arrived (no ugly reflector!)
Replies: 25
Views: 2123

Re: Bags from EU arrived (no ugly reflector!)

Anyone know where I can get the 2019 SE+ matching bags for this price? The bags will fit the SE+ just fine, you will just need to buy whatever color panels you want to go with it. the complete kit is basically - Bags (which this thread is about) - Color panels - Mounting brackets - One key system i...
by UFO
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Murph's bar riser design update #2
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Murph's bar riser design update #2

Looks excellent!!! Will these risers require new brake lines be installed or does the stock brake lines fit? I'm interested As stated above, there will be a small bracket that moves the hydraulic collector that's mounted to the lower triple tree clamp upwards by about an inch. See parts diagram bel...
by UFO
Tue May 28, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Murph's bar riser design update #2
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Murph's bar riser design update #2

Had some 3D printer problems, but have Rev 02 samples in hand for fit check. I'm very close, probably one more tweak and 3D print. Then Murph can start cutting metal for a final check and I can address the brake line bracket. See pictures. The right hand side (brake reservoir) is the tight side. Eve...
by UFO
Fri May 24, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Official start up procedure - 2 or 3 minute idle
Replies: 9
Views: 398

Re: Official start up procedure - 2 or 3 minute idle

If the bike is already warm, it should not take 2-3 minutes for the oil to to makes its way to all the hidden oil galleys in the top end and start lubricating parts...probably take 5-10 seconds. Just don't jump on it, start it, and instantly redline away. :D Cold bike, sure, I always wait longer for...
by UFO
Fri May 24, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Break In..Kawasaki vs. Yamaha
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: Break In..Kawasaki vs. Yamaha

Varying engine speed is always an important part of break in. I also occasionally exceed RPMs by 2000 from time to time on new bikes. It's almost impossible to keep this bike under 4000 RPM anyway.
by UFO
Fri May 24, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Breaking in fuel used
Replies: 19
Views: 1453

Re: Breaking in fuel used

GT550 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 12:44 am
During breakin I'm seeing up to 61 mpg us. At 4000 rpm
This will change. :D

Whe/if you ride this bike hard, it's a thirsty boy.
by UFO
Fri May 24, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Steering head nut torque
Replies: 7
Views: 267

Re: Steering head nut torque

vcyclenut wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 9:16 pm
there is no spec in the manual I could find, I just tightened mine till it felt tight as It could with no binding
Steering Head Nut torque...

Pages 2-11, 2-64, 14-3 (in the "Steering" section :eek: :lol: )
by UFO
Tue May 21, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Checking oil level
Replies: 17
Views: 444

Re: Checking oil level

I've been checking my oil on center stands for 37 years and I've had zero bike problems. I think some of you love to over analyze things. :lol: :lol: