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  1. HAPPY JACK

    K&N nutted oil filter failures

    https://www.thetriumphforum.com/threads/k-n-oil-filter-failure.9415/ Look for K&N oil filter failure
  2. HAPPY JACK

    K&N nutted oil filter failures

    I just finished reading an interesting thread on “The Triumph Forum” about K&N nutted oil filters leaking through the spot welded flange that holds the nut on. Serveral accounts of loosing control while riding and severe engine damage due to oil starvation Anyone have experience with this?
  3. HAPPY JACK

    Should I do the Ivan re-flash or go in for the second recall

    I did 2nd gear recall hated the 1st reflash So I called Ivan he was very patient with me and spent a long time answering my questions and expanding what options he offers . I went a head with the reflash turn around was about 1 week and was very satisfied with the resulting performance of the...
  4. HAPPY JACK

    Cobalt Blue Paint Code

    I to used color rite not perfect but looks good.
  5. HAPPY JACK

    Flat Blue Paint - How is it holding up?

    An aluminum plate with stair trend top and bungee buddies for tie downs bolts to tail section I use it for light weight cargo sleeping bag pads etc.
  6. HAPPY JACK

    Flat Blue Paint - How is it holding up?

    Carbon fiber wrap which you cut to fit press on and pull off if you don’t like it. Protects the bike from my wife’s boots and I also attend Rallies and take a large bag which rest on panniers don’t have pic on 18 loaded but same set up on my old 13
  7. HAPPY JACK

    Flat Blue Paint - How is it holding up?

    Have not had a problem so far. I use a magnetic tank bag no rub thru yet. Start out with special flat finish wax but now I use turtle wax ICE works well looks good on flat finish. Would I buy another bike with flat finish probably not
  8. HAPPY JACK

    Do you all get “challenged” at stop lights?

    My favorite is to rev up at light and watch my opponent burn out with the cops behind him. I always respectfully change lanes when passing the traffic stop and of course a cursory nod
  9. HAPPY JACK

    GPS

    Thanks was aware they sold remans too
  10. HAPPY JACK

    GPS

    I ride many miles a year and all over.Heavy mo3 user.Had not thought about marine units but since I have two boats and fish a lot I will give your suggestions serious though ThankYou
  11. HAPPY JACK

    GPS

    Thanks I will check it out
  12. HAPPY JACK

    Gps Recomendations

    Thanks for responses have to think some more I am afraid the XT has more features than I would ever use and it’s quite large. Leaning leaning towards 396 like the size and simpler format.
  13. HAPPY JACK

    Gps Recomendations

    My trusty Zumo660 has shot craps and I need a replacement any ideas?
  14. HAPPY JACK

    Hello !

    Is that Vincent Black Shadow?
  15. HAPPY JACK

    2003 OEM Muffler question

    Had a used 09 with trooper mod Resulted in idle searching poor throttle response and inability to achieve throttle body balance. Tapped the holes drilled in the rear of the mufflers with black oxide cap screws and never looked back. All the problems with the response were corrected and the bike...
  16. HAPPY JACK

    Hello !

    I have had 3 Fjr1300 2009 2013 and my main squeeze 2018 ES Has Corbin Ivan reflash cut down CBaily and Back rack of my own design. I also have a 2017 Thruxton R (the garage queen). Attend a lot of Moro Guzzi and BMW Rallies. Started with Nortons in the 60s moved to BMWs then Fjrs In my option...
  17. HAPPY JACK

    FJRF013 - Transmission Recall for Second Gear (DE, UK, CA, & US) (2016-2020)

    Had a 2013 A modal 35k no problem no fix. Now I have a 2018 ES had the 2nd gear thing done last winter. Cluster F___K!! Fought the bike all summer swore I get it right! Ivan to the rescue! Happy camper! The day after I reinstalled the ECU I got the second recall notice, After riding with Ivan's...
  18. HAPPY JACK

    FJRF009.2: "Intermittent Ground Wire Connection"

    I'm a little concerned about this spider thing. Have 09. Have identified two apparent spider clusters. Neither show any signs of over heating or any heated related maladies. Do I proceed with the fix or leave well enough alone. Was going to do the fix but the thread with pics is now 404! Pleas...
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