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Forum: Technical Discussion   01-25-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 867
Posted By kokopellioh
Same drill on my `07. Adjusting the rear brake...

Same drill on my `07. Adjusting the rear brake can leave you with a "not on" or "on all the time" condition as well.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-25-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By kokopellioh
Yes, the rubber bumper is there. Thankfully.

Yes, the rubber bumper is there. Thankfully.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-25-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By kokopellioh
Given the last couple of "techs" that worked on...

Given the last couple of "techs" that worked on the bike, yes to both.

I'll measure the bolt over the next couple of days. My luck would include stripping the boss. Not sure I want to know what...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-24-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By kokopellioh
Exclamation Gas Tank Rattle - 07 Shadow Aero

Well, the intermittent gas tank rattle on my `07 Shadow Aero has raised it's ugly head again. I tried tightening the bolt down, but it couldn't seem to pick up a thread.

To be fair, the tank has...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-12-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By kokopellioh
I like everything about the VTX, particularly...

I like everything about the VTX, particularly some of the VTX 1800's. They are on my short list to upgrade when my ship comes in or I hit the powerball.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-10-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By kokopellioh
Which leaves only (assuming the mounting bracket...

Which leaves only (assuming the mounting bracket shares bolts with the freeway bars) where do I find a decent enough ground for 18 or so amps of horn?

Or should I plan on running a separate ground...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-09-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By kokopellioh
Especially since my better half went out of her...

Especially since my better half went out of her way to get motorcycle stuff for Christmas.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-09-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By kokopellioh
After a year and a half, and 6 hours in the...

After a year and a half, and 6 hours in the (parking) garage, I have determined that the Drag Specialties headlights cannot be made to fit my Shadow Aero. Your mileage may vary.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-03-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By kokopellioh
Red face My first thought was under the seat. I just have...

My first thought was under the seat. I just have to figure how to tie it down to keep it from moving, or bolt it down. Once it works, I'll want to put clear epoxy around to waterproof it some more....
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-03-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By kokopellioh
Where to mount the horn relay?

Anyone who has used aftermarket wiring, or the kit, to add a Stebel or Wolo horn on a Shadow Aero:

Where is a good place to mount the relay?
Forum: Technical Discussion   10-04-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By kokopellioh
A bunch of work - peppier now

Just had the valves set and a set of iridium plugs installed in my 2007 Shadow Aero. Much peppier now. Not sure if I got more from the valves or plugs. Both had about 22,000 miles since they could...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   04-20-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,469
Posted By kokopellioh
Metzeler ME 880 Marathon. Was a world of...

Metzeler ME 880 Marathon. Was a world of difference on my Shadow Aero.
Forum: General Bike Discussion   01-02-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By kokopellioh
Harbor Freight is your friend. Western Safety...

Harbor Freight is your friend. Western Safety has several styles, and you shouldn't have more than $10- $15 or so in them.
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-02-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By kokopellioh
Chrome drawer pulls. They double as bungee cord...

Chrome drawer pulls. They double as bungee cord attach points. Hide behind my bags real well.
Forum: Technical Discussion   12-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,092
Posted By kokopellioh
I'm assuming the same drill for me, although I...

I'm assuming the same drill for me, although I have the opposite problem. I turned the rear brake adjuster a couple of clicks (2 to be exact) and braking again felt safer. However, during the...
Forum: Technical Discussion   12-25-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By kokopellioh
Two days later: I took that gas cap off, cranked...

Two days later: I took that gas cap off, cranked enough times to feel the battery weaken, and had "Fred Flinstone'd" it back into its parking spot.

Last second, as I was outlining "still does not...
Forum: Technical Discussion   12-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By kokopellioh
This seems to be an annual thing, just as soon as...

This seems to be an annual thing, just as soon as the cold (relative to Phoenix, AZ) hit, and I topped off (name brand gas) and rode maybe 3.5 blocks from the gas station to the parking garage spot....
Forum: Technical Discussion   11-02-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By kokopellioh
:D Glad to see a post on this from my neck of the...

:D Glad to see a post on this from my neck of the woods. Mine broke off today. Just put the cap on the top of the pump while fueling, and it came off when I picked up the assemblage to put it back...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By kokopellioh
I was to Bob's yesterday. Huge inventory, really...

I was to Bob's yesterday. Huge inventory, really know their stuff. Didn't have the part tho. :(

I think Plan B (Drag Specialties) will get started when I get back from this weekend's event with my...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By kokopellioh
We put the 'fun' in 'dysfunctional'. :shock:

We put the 'fun' in 'dysfunctional'. :shock:
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By kokopellioh
CycleGear is now selling these, in both men's and...

CycleGear is now selling these, in both men's and women's styles.

BILT - Techno Mesh Motorcycle Jacket - Textile - Jackets - Street - Cycle Gear...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By kokopellioh
Silicone Fix, Step 1

Silicone Fix, Step 1. I'll level it off when it sets / dries etc.

Should keep me going until parts come in.

http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q251/llarzelere/Temp_Fix_1_zps6968c08a.jpg...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-08-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By kokopellioh
Question Drag Specialties replacement headlights

I've been tooling at Drag Specialties 0901-0577 or 2001-0103 headlights, to replace one that got shot out...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By kokopellioh
More guitars and native drums, but generally not...

More guitars and native drums, but generally not together.

It is perfectly safe to travel Arizona, as long as you remember two things: (1) It is hot out here in the summer, bring plenty of water,...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By kokopellioh
Got some calls out to motorcycle graveyards....

Got some calls out to motorcycle graveyards. You'd think it was against the law to have a motorcycle establishment open on a Monday.

Sent from Motorcycle.com Free App...
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