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RossKean

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on top of a bunch other reasons I "dislike" my local dealer, I found this ground just zipped tied inside the the fairing, that they tried to blame me of disconnecting...

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I am sus of them half-assing the recall years ago and it has become a latency failure as a result.
That is the ambient temperature sensor. That is where it is supposed to be.
 

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Saturday, I rode it to have lunch with Panman, his giant son [size 16 shoes], Escapefjrtist and Curly Joe. We had some excellent entertainment during the meal.
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After lunch, Escapefjrtist lead us on some of his excellent curvy back roads.
We stopped at a motorcycle store try to find some gear for Panman's son, but no 4xl coats or helmets were found.
We did some more curvy roads and then headed home.
It was a most excellent adventure.
 
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Well, I put all the Tupperware back on my 08 today. Over the last couple of weeks, I replaced the rear subframe, changed the fork oil, brake pads, coolant and oil. I also installed speed bleeders front and rear. Lubed the drive line and installed new steering head bearings. She’s finally back together and ready to ride!
 

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I have gone full retard
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After a few short, around the block trip, i think am good to start taking my bike to work, had gone a total 12 miles and fully died, stuck in 5th gear in the pitch blackness in the morning.
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While waiting, I center stand it and fiddle with the rear wheel and shifter to get back into neutral. After waiting 2 hours for AAA to show up and take my ass home. I toss the bike on the charger so it has some power so when i get home so i can see what i did wrong and race off to work.
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Come to find out when i got home, I didn't fully seat the stator connector to the rectifier / regulator module and I had been running solely on the battery till it completely died.🥴
 

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I have gone full retard
Primer:
After a few short, around the block trip, i think am good to start taking my bike to work, had gone a total 12 miles and fully died, stuck in 5th gear in the pitch blackness in the morning.
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While waiting, I center stand it and fiddle with the rear wheel and shifter to get back into neutral. After waiting 2 hours for AAA to show up and take my ass home. I toss the bike on the charger so it has some power so when i get home so i can see what i did wrong and race off to work.
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Come to find out when i got home, I didn't fully seat the stator connector to the rectifier / regulator module and I had been running solely on the battery till it completely died.🥴
At least it was an easy (and cheap) fix. I am surprised you didn't notice headlights getting dimmer as you rode - especially since it was pre-dawn.
 

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Actually yesterday but I decided to put her into her winter storage. A little premature but I haven't been riding as much and looks like the weather is going get lousy so got in a little last ride, about an hour and a half, put in my seafoam, topped off the tank, rode to my brother in law's garage, plugged in the tender and put on the cover. Every year I regret not having a garage of my own so I could get in a ride on those occasionally nice winter days but he's far enough away that it just doesn't seem to work out for me to run over and take the bike out. Can't wait for Spring.
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