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Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-18-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By h13man
Lucas Slick Mist fan plus it works really good on...

Lucas Slick Mist fan plus it works really good on windshields and faceshields but I like riding my bike more than worrying about it gleaming.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-18-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 432
Posted By h13man
I turned the old seals upside down against the...

I turned the old seals upside down against the new ones and used a light weight full plastic head mallet that won't hurt the fork tube while tapping and lightly/carefully tapped the new ones in...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By h13man
Purty bike! I wish I was a little more educated...

Purty bike! I wish I was a little more educated about 1100 Shadows in 08' but I always wanted a Spirit until later on I started "dressing it" when I discovered a "T" would have been the ticket all...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By h13man
Got/use both of them too! You found out my real...

Got/use both of them too! You found out my real secret. Damn foiled again. :-(
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By h13man
1/2 a can per 5 gallon worked for me on the Valk...

1/2 a can per 5 gallon worked for me on the Valk last year and it worked within 5 mi. but everybody situation is different. I use it after ever winter layup but I also use Stabil for the winter...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By h13man
Don't forget the 6 cyl. engine too. :lol:

Don't forget the 6 cyl. engine too. :lol:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By h13man
Have that issue with the Valk but theres a reason...

Have that issue with the Valk but theres a reason for it :D but the Spirit, no. Also if one has tach/speedo next to each other the bar mounts get in the way thus the fork mount purchase for the Valk....
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By h13man
Well I myself would ride it if shes going to be...

Well I myself would ride it if shes going to be the driver. :mrgreen:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By h13man
Only as far as Shadow 1100's are concerned...

Only as far as Shadow 1100's are concerned especially the ole' ones like the OP has or so I hear. :D
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By h13man
+1 but also allows the perfect fit do to this...

+1 but also allows the perfect fit do to this adjustability. I found getting the proper height and angle them to the fork angle works the best. I've done this with the SS Viper on the Spirit and the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By h13man
Really like the color but unfortunately black is...

Really like the color but unfortunately black is the fastest and silver/black with dark red pinstripe is warp speed! :lol:
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 782
Posted By h13man
I used a half a can to 5 gallons and almost...

I used a half a can to 5 gallons and almost instantly cleared up my carbs. A year later and 11,000 mi., no issues.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 782
Posted By h13man
Sounds like a slightly dirty carb than a plug...

Sounds like a slightly dirty carb than a plug problem. I would stay with the NGK as long as its the right plug. Seafoam is great for dirty carb tuneup!
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By h13man
I used Pirellis with the Spirit with great...

I used Pirellis with the Spirit with great success. IMO factory/stock tires are cheap no matter the brand though I got 12,000 mi. out of the stock Dunflops but wasn't a very confident 12,000 mi. Got...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,102
Posted By h13man
For some reason or another cell service sucks...

For some reason or another cell service sucks badly all along the western border of Indiana and adjoining areas. Usually shut mine off to save battery life. Glad you had a great ride and made it home...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By h13man
Could try a reboot by disconnecting the negative...

Could try a reboot by disconnecting the negative cable from the battery and let it sit 5 mins. or so and reconnect.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By h13man
Proper height is the best shield wether its bar...

Proper height is the best shield wether its bar mount or fork mount. The cost is irrelevant. If you have separate speedo and tach, the bar mounts could interfere with visability. I've had 2 bar...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-12-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By h13man
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

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Back in the day scrambler look was the coolest look. Glad to see it be revived. I had a...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,104
Posted By h13man
If you want to be a mechanic I suggest you do it...

If you want to be a mechanic I suggest you do it yourself or is confidence a problem? As said unless the lube is pouring out you should have been able to do the trip w/o much a hassle and unless...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-06-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By h13man
Slipstreamer makes an alternative called the...

Slipstreamer makes an alternative called the SS-32 Falcon that will fit your bike. Purchased one for the Valk but haven't had time to install yet. $287 complete.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 654
Posted By h13man
Ride it and worry about the fix later. Take a...

Ride it and worry about the fix later. Take a little extra lube for insurance.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-06-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By h13man
I've had nothing but excellent service, prices,...

I've had nothing but excellent service, prices, and extremely quick delivery from them but I do use Amazon to do business with them.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-06-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By h13man
I have bar mount Slipstreamer 17" Viper for sale...

I have bar mount Slipstreamer 17" Viper for sale in "for sale" section. Used it on the Spirit and on the Valk.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-05-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 211
Posted By h13man
Stopleak works best under pressure which the...

Stopleak works best under pressure which the coolant reservoir tank better not be or something is amiss.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-05-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By h13man
Damn where you been pal? I was a wandering awhile...

Damn where you been pal? I was a wandering awhile back what happened to you.

To the OP, a good tank full of fresh gas and some Seafoam is a good tuneup for the carbs as preventive maintenance. I...
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