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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4380 on: Nov 12, 2012, 08:48:39 AM »
Saturday I removed the front fender, bought some new rubber washers and reinstalled.  The fender had "shifted" and was rubbing against the tire... about 4 inches back from the top of the fender.  I had noticed that there was bits of rubber showing up in my headlight and fork tubes.  Now.... all's well.   
 
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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4381 on: Nov 12, 2012, 09:56:03 AM »
Was planning to wash it, but it had cooled off this weekend and didn't feel like putting my hands through that torture, so instead I sprayed it down with detail spray and polished it up the best I could, then conditioned the vinyl and leather and cleaned up all the chrome.

I also had to fix one of the connections to my LEDs that came loose. I've found that using speaker jacks work great for hooking up LEDs that may need to be temporarily moved (in this case on my saddlebags).  All LEDs are fully functional again.

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4382 on: Nov 23, 2012, 02:57:20 PM »
Saturday I removed the front fender, bought some new rubber washers and reinstalled.  The fender had "shifted" and was rubbing against the tire... about 4 inches back from the top of the fender.  I had noticed that there was bits of rubber showing up in my headlight and fork tubes.  Now.... all's well.

i need to do this.  my reaper is rubbing at the bottom.  i need to adjust.

however, today i joined the SAC club... spike is installed (no pics yet)

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4383 on: Nov 24, 2012, 06:57:43 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
The biggest mistake of my life was not buying a raider sooner

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4384 on: Nov 24, 2012, 08:00:37 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4385 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:28:49 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

Next you guys are going to start talking about this mythical "snow" that I keep hearing about.  ;D
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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4386 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:33:26 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

Next you guys are going to start talking about this mythical "snow" that I keep hearing about.  ;D

Yeah, they do that every year.  I never seem to see it, so I just keep on riding.

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4387 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:36:14 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

Next you guys are going to start talking about this mythical "snow" that I keep hearing about.  ;D

Damn all of you and your riding year round  ;D
    
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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4388 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:36:52 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

Next you guys are going to start talking about this mythical "snow" that I keep hearing about.  ;D

Damn all of you and your riding year round  ;D

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4389 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:37:16 PM »
Put my baby to bed for the winter...Miss her already.
:agree: Roger that. Spring can't come soon enough!

Next you guys are going to start talking about this mythical "snow" that I keep hearing about.  ;D
I really gotta move to Texas!  ;D  Woke up this morning to another couple inches of snow.
...Keeping to topic though, did install the tappet covers last night! 8)

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4390 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:49:22 PM »
Threaded in my 3 inch extentions and hopefully I can do some riding this weekend (its supposed to be in the 50's) and make sure I dont have any leaks before I pull the forks down.



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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4391 on: Nov 27, 2012, 04:57:44 PM »
Threaded in my 3 inch extentions and hopefully I can do some riding this weekend (its supposed to be in the 50's) and make sure I dont have any leaks before I pull the forks down.

I used teflon tape and even replaced the exiting O-Ring with a slightly larger one and it did the trick.

Good luck!

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4392 on: Nov 27, 2012, 05:05:40 PM »
Threaded in my 3 inch extentions and hopefully I can do some riding this weekend (its supposed to be in the 50's) and make sure I dont have any leaks before I pull the forks down.

I used teflon tape and even replaced the exiting O-Ring with a slightly larger one and it did the trick.

Good luck!

I didnt use any tape but Im starting to wonder if I should have? Ive read posts that some that have used tape and some that didnt. How much thicker was the O-ring that you put in?



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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4393 on: Nov 28, 2012, 09:02:39 AM »
Threaded in my 3 inch extentions and hopefully I can do some riding this weekend (its supposed to be in the 50's) and make sure I dont have any leaks before I pull the forks down.

I used teflon tape and even replaced the exiting O-Ring with a slightly larger one and it did the trick.

Good luck!

I didnt use any tape but Im starting to wonder if I should have? Ive read posts that some that have used tape and some that didnt. How much thicker was the O-ring that you put in?

Just slightly thicker.  I couldn't find one in metric measurements, but picked up one that was really close and compared it to the original and it was just slightly thicker.  Sorry, I don't remember the size I ended up buying.

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Re: What do you do to your Raider today................
« Reply #4394 on: Nov 28, 2012, 09:53:57 AM »
Threaded in my 3 inch extentions and hopefully I can do some riding this weekend (its supposed to be in the 50's) and make sure I dont have any leaks before I pull the forks down.

I used teflon tape and even replaced the exiting O-Ring with a slightly larger one and it did the trick.

Good luck!

I didnt use any tape but Im starting to wonder if I should have? Ive read posts that some that have used tape and some that didnt. How much thicker was the O-ring that you put in?

Just slightly thicker.  I couldn't find one in metric measurements, but picked up one that was really close and compared it to the original and it was just slightly thicker.  Sorry, I don't remember the size I ended up buying.
No problem-I will see if they leak before I do anything, no big deal to thread them back off and put tape and bigger o-ring in since I havent lowered the forks yet.



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