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Old 05-28-2011, 03:33 PM   #6031
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What did you use to do the edges? I think I'd rather do this my self then listen to a bunch bs from the dealer. Thanks
Whatever file I had sitting in the bottom of my toolbox.
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:14 PM   #6032
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:25 PM   #6033
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Thanks - I'm after an XC though.
They have Black XC with ABS in the box as of a couple days ago.
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:59 PM   #6034
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Two 10" unless i needed the bike to be 4" slimmer. The 8" is big and the 10" is huge.
Interesting. I'm still undecided. What I actually want is two 9" cases. I have a lot of gear that is roughly 8" in diameter and will probably pack "squeezed in", but I prefer to not squeeze stuff too much.

I do think the 10" are too big for my needs and I love to have a narrow bike, where I don't have to think about lane splitting. With 32.5" overall width, there would be no thinking at all ... With 36.5" you start thinking about it.
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Old 05-28-2011, 06:26 PM   #6035
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Happy tigger day to all. My comrade and I took our new Tigers out for a day of crusin and fun! Awesome bikes! Anyhow, I wanted to ask you guys what you recommend for cleaning these fantastic machines once they get filthy? I was thinking just armorall wheel cleaner and spray and wipe them down; though not sure if that product is so safe on getting it on the tires....don't want them slippy around the first curve! Let me know what you guys recommend!
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Old 05-28-2011, 06:40 PM   #6036
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Happy tigger day to all. My comrade and I took our new Tigers out for a day of crusin and fun! Awesome bikes! Anyhow, I wanted to ask you guys what you recommend for cleaning these fantastic machines once they get filthy?
What's wrong with soap and water?
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Old 05-28-2011, 06:47 PM   #6037
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Happy tigger day to all. My comrade and I took our new Tigers out for a day of crusin and fun! Awesome bikes! Anyhow, I wanted to ask you guys what you recommend for cleaning these fantastic machines once they get filthy? I was thinking just armorall wheel cleaner and spray and wipe them down; though not sure if that product is so safe on getting it on the tires....don't want them slippy around the first curve! Let me know what you guys recommend!
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:15 PM   #6038
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Just plain old Dove dish wishing soap...cheap and works like a charm...
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:46 PM   #6039
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Just plain old Dove dish wishing soap...cheap and works like a charm...
maybe Dove is different, but dish soap will remove any wax you have applied and is harsher than I would want on the clear coat, etc. I would stick with car wash soap.

Now maybe using dish soap on rims, and other non painted areas is better to but dirt/grime.
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:46 PM   #6040
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Keep the reviews & comments coming folks, I'm loving it. I just got my ZRX less than a year ago and I'm not even used to it yet, how can I be thinking on the "next bike" already??
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Old 05-28-2011, 08:01 PM   #6041
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maybe Dove is different, but dish soap will remove any wax you have applied and is harsher than I would want on the clear coat, etc. I would stick with car wash soap.

Now maybe using dish soap on rims, and other non painted areas is better to but dirt/grime.
That is why I said plain Dove...we been using on all 9 of our bikes never once had an issues and far as wax...we wax after a deep cleaning
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:01 PM   #6042
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Tiger computer

Has anyone else had trouble setting the computer on their Tiger? When I push the buttons as directed in the manual nothing seems to happen for multiple presses, then it will jump to the next setting, but is unpredictable. Totally unlike the easy process on my Street Triple.

Am I pressing too hard? Too fast? Too weak?

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Old 05-28-2011, 09:07 PM   #6043
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Has anyone else had trouble setting the computer on their Tiger? When I push the buttons as directed in the manual nothing seems to happen for multiple presses, then it will jump to the next setting, but is unpredictable. Totally unlike the easy process on my Street Triple.

Am I pressing too hard? Too fast? Too weak?

Paul
Sounds like there might be something wrong with your instrument cluster. Mine works as would be expected and as is described in the manual. Might want to have your dealer check it out.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:16 PM   #6044
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Has anyone else had trouble setting the computer on their Tiger? When I push the buttons as directed in the manual nothing seems to happen for multiple presses, then it will jump to the next setting, but is unpredictable. Totally unlike the easy process on my Street Triple.

Am I pressing too hard? Too fast? Too weak?

Paul
Gloves off? In neutral? If so, sounds like bad contacts or something wrong with the buttons. Dealer!
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:28 AM   #6045
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Has anyone else had trouble setting the computer on their Tiger? When I push the buttons as directed in the manual nothing seems to happen for multiple presses, then it will jump to the next setting, but is unpredictable. Totally unlike the easy process on my Street Triple.


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