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Old 10-28-2012, 01:57 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by dmac57 View Post

OMG. That might answer the question for me right there.
Remember that most of that section was generated before EBR came out with the rotor with the cooling jet. People were trying anything they could think of to eliminate the issue.

The problem only really applies to the 2009 & 2010 models that have a higher output stator than the 2008 models. The Mothership's "fix" was a dealer bulletin that installed a supplemental wiring harness and ECM re-flash that cuts out one phase of the 3-phase stator at low speed. This may have helped slightly but the problem still occurred. Some people swapped to the lower output 2008 stator and rotor which seemed to fix it; others tried aftermarket voltage regulators. All that experimentation and frustration with Harley Davidson for not coming up with a solid fix led to a LOT of posts on the subject.

If I was considering buying one (again, I owned a 2009 1125CR for about a year), I'd just factor in the cost of the rewound stator and EBR rotor to the equation and make my choice of which bike to buy based on that. It's even possible the bike's already had the mod, so it wouldn't hurt to ask.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:52 PM   #17
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Aprilia was gone when I went back to take a closer is super rough and my brother just gave me his naked 2003 sv1000 since he has a young daughter and no time ro ride
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:21 AM   #18
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Hell that'll do the job very well.
you don't see luggage racks on a hearse..........act accordingly
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:54 PM   #19
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In 29 yrs of riding, the last 21 of them being sport bikes mostly, out of the huge shitpile of bikes I have had the opportunity to pilot, the 1125 CR is the 2nd coolest bike I have ever ridden. Period. An absolute riot. Awesome motor, brakes, suspension, sounds, feel. Everything.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:19 AM   #20
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Damn I miss my 08. If it was not for medical issues that prevented me from riding it I would still have that Bastard. It was one of the best sport bikes I have owned. Comfort, speed, handling... it has it all.

Beautiful Bike!

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No matter how bad it gets just smile, because everyday above ground is a good one.
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