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#1 AuburnFJR

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:16 AM

Time for the Spring gathering, bench racing and tech day. Holding it a little later this Spring so those from the North and East have a better chance of being able to ride in.

Saturday April 14th at my house again. (If you haven't been here, PM me and I'll send you the address) Starting at 9 AM going until 5 PM.

EDIT: There will be a swap meet also. Bring your stuff you want to trade or sell.

Try to keep in mind if you are doing something that takes a lot of time, that it may not be the best place to do it. Some have tried to do a cruise control install for the first time and have not been able to finish.

Topics suggested so far are:

Grounding system
Tire changes (I have a No-Mar) for those who need to
TBS
PAIR system block off
Various electrical and electronic additions
Brake system flush - please RSVP this also (AuburnFJR, FJokeR07


Since there is a large demand in the area, a few of us are going to do our valve checks later and help others get theirs done during the tech meet. With that said, we are currently limiting the number of valve checks to 2. Sign ups are first come first serve (If someone has expertise with this and can assist others please PM me so we may be able to help 1 or 2 more)
Valve checks:
1. El Cajone (Gen II)
2.

The valve check folks will need to be here early (8 AM ) so their bikes can cool down and get the bike stirped down and ready
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Bring pictures and DVD for bench racing in the movie room

If you are traveling some distance and need a place to stay, there are a couple of motels within 5 miles (La Quinta Inn and a Pepper Tree Best Western).
Lunch - snacks, hamburgers, hot dogs, salad and soda (please donate $5 to the cause), bring your own beverages for stronger stuff.


Attendees: (Please RSVP that you are coming for a head count on the food)
AuburnFJR & Mrs.
Niehart
Beamer Reamer & Mrs.
escapefjrtist
Hudson
Panman (+2)
Ahchiu
Barabus (& Mrs.?)
Dr. Rich
Speedyegg
Fontanaman
McRider007
Allrider
JamesW
Sportsguy
Speedyegg
Wingshot
Tom Edison
Makuna
El Cajone
Big Chunk
FJokeR07
n2osx (+4)
cjskack
Superfuzz (+1)
Seattle Ty
gbrmksmith
wabill
fjrwalker
kph
cruppelt
tommy J
DaBrit & Mrs.
SockMonkey

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:38 AM

I'm in. I've got a set of PAIR blocks that I've tried to install on my own but can't get the damn screws off due to locktite. I am still a bit young for a valve job (~21k) so wondering if it will be possible to replace plates without major valve surgery.
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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:38 AM

RSVP for myself. This not Mrs. Fotanaman's thing. :rolleyes:

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:52 AM

I have a couple more sets of the Pair System Block off plate's to throw in.
I have gotten everything done on my bike except suspending the bike to lube the suspension pivot's so I'll be free to help.
Remember half the fun is getting there, and the other half is getting back!

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:57 AM

I'm in for 1, I can put some meat on the smoker/grill again.
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Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:46 AM

If I can ride over the Pass, I am going to try to be there! :clapping:

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 12:12 PM

I'm in for 1, I can put some meat on the smoker/grill again.


Let's give the pulled pork a break and do it in the Fall

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 01:33 PM


I'm in for 1, I can put some meat on the smoker/grill again.


Let's give the pulled pork a break and do it in the Fall

OK
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Posted 22 February 2012 - 04:49 PM

Count me in. Glad you survived all that weather.

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:27 PM

IN! :yahoo:
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Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:51 PM

Count me in!

Looking forward to seeing all y'all and gettin' some maintenance work completed before summer...all 3 weeks of it. ;)

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:55 PM

I'm in. I've got a set of PAIR blocks that I've tried to install on my own but can't get the damn screws off due to locktite. I am still a bit young for a valve job (~21k) so wondering if it will be possible to replace plates without major valve surgery.


Pair block-off plates are a cinch to install Speedy. A sharp allen wrench is the key to removing the screws. Bring'em along and we'll throw them on!

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 09:24 PM

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I'm in. I've got a set of PAIR blocks that I've tried to install on my own but can't get the damn screws off due to locktite. I am still a bit young for a valve job (~21k) so wondering if it will be possible to replace plates without major valve surgery.


Pair block-off plates are a cinch to install Speedy. A sharp allen wrench is the key to removing the screws. Bring'em along and we'll throw them on!

--G


Awesome. Looking forward to seeing how you are going to loosen these suckers.
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:34 AM



I'm in. I've got a set of PAIR blocks that I've tried to install on my own but can't get the damn screws off due to locktite. I am still a bit young for a valve job (~21k) so wondering if it will be possible to replace plates without major valve surgery.


Pair block-off plates are a cinch to install Speedy. A sharp allen wrench is the key to removing the screws. Bring'em along and we'll throw them on!

--G


Awesome. Looking forward to seeing how you are going to loosen these suckers.


sharp allen as escapefjrtist said. We have done many here. Takes longer the get the tank up than to do the job. Since we are in there, you may want to change the spark plugs too.

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:53 PM

Count me in.

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 07:36 PM

What's a tech meet?

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:07 PM

What's a tech meet?


Its when the ladies get together to share recipes. Right up your alley... *whistles*
I write books... it's not as fun and glamorous as everyone thinks...I mean, I doubt Hollywood will want to make a movie out of these things...
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:19 PM


What's a tech meet?


Its when the ladies get together to share recipes. Right up your alley... *whistles*

No..No..you got it wrong it's tit meet that's when girls gather and compare bra's and pasties :rolleyes:
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:32 PM

I'll be there unless the bike sells. I'd like to change the fork oil.
I may change the front tire also.
I'll make sure the camera works this time. :o
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:44 PM

I would love to changes both my tires and also install 90 degree stems. Would it be better to take the wheels off and just bring them?