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Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Seal Doctor

It worked as advertised. Received it on Friday and cleaned both forks. Took a good run today and no leaks. Well worth the effort.:D
This is what I got out of the left seal that was leaking....
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Thanks for the suggestion! Ordered a Seal...

Thanks for the suggestion!
Ordered a Seal Doctor tool this morning. Worth a try, the leak is not severe.:D
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Fork Seal

Winter is closing in finally here in the great plains and I just got a new item for the NTX winter repair list. Leaking left fork seal. I am going to finish out the riding season with it as is. Only...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
I have had this happen to me as well a few times....

I have had this happen to me as well a few times. I just went ahead and rode the bike due to being away from home and the message cleared in a few miles.
Kid, does the bike start and run? Can you...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Well heck, mine does too. Bought new in 2012. Who...

Well heck, mine does too. Bought new in 2012. Who knows? Just assumed it was some sort of dust seal or such. No fit up issues here.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
The exhaust tail pipe expander tool is a must...

The exhaust tail pipe expander tool is a must have for this job. With out it you may well do significant damage to the new gaskets getting them in and getting everything back together. One other tip...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Exhaust Fix

Well, heck can't see why these were leaking. :rofl
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y113/GuzziRider/20140905_195833_zpsf9f72f69.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Stelvio Goes GP

That would be Gay Pirate not Grand Prix. On my way to our local European Bike Night my 12' NTX blew out the right hand Y-Pipe exhaust gasket. I attempted to tighten it after it cooled down sitting at...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
I replaced my first Yuasa with one of these and...

I replaced my first Yuasa with one of these and it leaked.
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
YT12BS-16 480 CCA Starts the old girl even at...

YT12BS-16
480 CCA
Starts the old girl even at 20F.
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 10:16 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Don't just clean up the corroded terminal and...

Don't just clean up the corroded terminal and recharge the battery! Best pull it out and check for leakage under it. You may find what I did. The battery was weeping acid. Its OEM replacement did the...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Mine did it too when new. Just give it a minute...

Mine did it too when new. Just give it a minute or two before riding off when cold until you get some miles on it. After the first service and tune up mine stopped being so picky when cold. There is...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Hey Mr. B, I would try all of the suggestions...

Hey Mr. B,
I would try all of the suggestions that have been posted, all are good advice. You may also check out this thread over on GuzziTech. The good old OEM Yuasa batteries are causing more...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Ya, had one shorted due to a pinched wire. In the...

Ya, had one shorted due to a pinched wire. In the process of making a quick fix with out pulling the unit off the bike I managed to bend the latching assembly for the bulb retaining plate. Vibration...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
OEM Hella Lamp

Anyone who has replaced these have one they would part with?
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Laugh Just the way some approach bike ownership and...

Just the way some approach bike ownership and what they ride I guess. I have averaged 14 years for the seven road bikes I have ridden over the last forty six years. Six Guzzis and one BMW. Longest...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Stock Hella Lamp Bulb

Had one of the lamp bulbs develop a loose connection. I cant seem to find a source for a replacement that has the numbers stamped on the one in hand. Several are offered on several web sites but none...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 10:29 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Its a 2012.

Its a 2012.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Front Wheel Removal

10k and the front tire is in need of replacement. Any tips on the take off other than be VERY CAREFUL when retightening the pinch bolts on the front axel?:ear
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Note for Anti Gravity Users

Been monitoring my AG battery charging levels. I don't have any extra loads on the bike like a GPS unit or such. So, the only parasitic drain on the battery when parked is the ECU. Over a few days...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Same here Mr. B, I just wipe it off when ever the...

Same here Mr. B, I just wipe it off when ever the urge to do so hits me or I am doing a general cleaning. This kind of weeping oil thing just doesn't rise to the level of bothering to repair. One...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
OK Sock, Your Old School. And AG says that they...

OK Sock, Your Old School. And AG says that they will over heat if you crank the bike for >7 seconds "multiple times". :evil
All kidding aside the MotoBatt seems like a great lower cost alternative....
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Same experience here. Put the AG in the first of...

Same experience here. Put the AG in the first of March this year and have had no issues. Many mornings in the low twenty degree range and still having some in the thirties. Winter just doesn't want...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 05:43 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
An interesting article with a wealth of...

An interesting article with a wealth of information about some Guzzis that we here in the US saw very few of or none at all. As far as the Stelvio bashing goes the author is entitled to his opinion...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 08:24 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Sounds like grounding issues. Plug boots could do...

Sounds like grounding issues. Plug boots could do these things to.
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Hey Lomax, this pic is for you. One of my riding...

Hey Lomax, this pic is for you. One of my riding buddies just picked up his old high school bike he had refurbished over the winter. He had not ridden it for over thirty years. It had been sitting in...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
I am not sure what you are considering colder...

I am not sure what you are considering colder days SM. I have been running a 16cell AG in my Stelvio now for about six weeks. Daily starts in 19 to 25 degree F morning temps have been no problem. Any...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
Mine (2012 with 10k miles) has the clutch...

Mine (2012 with 10k miles) has the clutch "groan". Never been an issue. Kind of like the wings. Level carrot down has 3 gallons left. Laminar Lip cured my wind complaints. Keep it at or above 4k and...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11,833
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Posted By MotoG5
Closed cell foam that came with the battery....

Closed cell foam that came with the battery. Adhesive on one side to attach to it. I also had to add a pad under the battery to lift it up to be flush with the bottom edge of the box. Not too hard as...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,833
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Posted By MotoG5
Anti Gravity Up Date

I have been riding the bike to work all week and the battery has done its job. The mornings have been in the low 20's F and the afternoons in the mid 40's F. I put the battery in the bike right out...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 10:16 PM
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Posted By MotoG5
First Ride This Year

It finally warmed up over sub zero wind chills for more than one or two days. Actually more like a week so I took the Stelvio out for its first spin this year. I spent last week installing the euro...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
I am like Lomax in that the Stelvio I finally...

I am like Lomax in that the Stelvio I finally bought is the Super Tanker. I really like the sound of that!:D But it was the early model bikes I fell in love with when the idea of selling my other...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 05:45 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
I was checking this out too and found that the...

I was checking this out too and found that the reference list stops at the 2011 models. Not sure about the 12' and beyond. I would like to be sure before I would go with the Wesco/MK/Deka unit. Still...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Very interesting as I have a similar leak on my...

Very interesting as I have a similar leak on my 12' but its lower down than yours. I am pretty sure its on the timing chest cover and possibley the #11 bolt shown in the exploded drawing. Its been...
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By MotoG5
Hi Steve, Bought my NTX in late 2012 new. Same...

Hi Steve,
Bought my NTX in late 2012 new. Same vibration in the mid 3500 rpm range. Pretty much a generic issue. The TB balance and TPS reset did however reduce this quite a bit along with over all...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11,833
Views: 1,593,828
Posted By MotoG5
Believe me SM. With a tooth brush, Q-Tips and...

Believe me SM. With a tooth brush, Q-Tips and baking soda solution. I don't think its liquid acid but rather out gassing that condenses forming droplets on surfaces above the leak. It takes time for...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11,833
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Posted By MotoG5
Battery Again

Thought those of us who are experiencing issues with the stock Yuasa battery might be interested in this development. I removed the battery pictured from my bike after finding evidence of leakage....
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11,833
Views: 1,593,828
Posted By MotoG5
I get your drift. Its my opinion from watching my...

I get your drift. Its my opinion from watching my second unit very closely that the leakage is really a matter of out gassing around the terminals or possibly a vent of some type on the top of the...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11,833
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Posted By MotoG5
I don't know what to tell you Canuck. They don't...

I don't know what to tell you Canuck. They don't all do it just as you have experienced. All I can say is that the battery that came in my bike new leaked right from the start and so did its...
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