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Forum: Transmission / Rear End   04-12-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Throttle Cable Routing Path...

Hello again!

I had to order replacement throttle cables recently after the old ones snapped. That being said, this is my first time ever replacing cables on a bike and I've learned the value of...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   10-18-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By artemis_f0wl
I considering this as a winter project myself....

I considering this as a winter project myself. The smoke doesn't happen for me but the oil leak from the rear cylinder is killing me! Sucks to hear we have to hunt down the gaskets piece by piece....
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   09-22-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,826
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Please keep us posted on this project! I put 12"...

Please keep us posted on this project! I put 12" on mine but want to go bigger. Can you post some pix also?
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   09-18-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By artemis_f0wl
I apologize but I mis-identified the area of the...

I apologize but I mis-identified the area of the leak. It is leaking from the back of the rear cylinder. It appears that there are a couple leaks coming from each gasket in the rear jug. I tried...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   09-16-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Front cylinder leaking

Hello again,

I've noticed lately my Vanessa will be dropping a few drips of oil on the garage floor and upon inspecting the leak, it seems to be coming from the back side of the front jug. It...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   09-11-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Ok, great input, thanks to everyone. But now to...

Ok, great input, thanks to everyone. But now to let me noob-ishness show through..

I borrowed a welder from a friend to fabricate my luggage rack/seat mount, I think it's a MIG welder- there is a...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   09-09-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Need some input on body work..

Hello again!

I recently removed my tail/brake light and turn signals, electing to replace them with a license plate frame...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   08-27-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By artemis_f0wl
When I installed MCCTs, I ran into a similar...

When I installed MCCTs, I ran into a similar problem. I was having a hard time tightening the bolts without stripping them. I used RTV silicone and it works like a charm. No problems on my rides from...
Forum: Electrical   08-25-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By artemis_f0wl
LoLz.. My lady hasn't taken over the wallet. It's...

LoLz.. My lady hasn't taken over the wallet. It's more that I've been complaining at her for shopping so much lately so whenever I buy ANYTHING she tries to jump on my case. It's ok though. I think I...
Forum: Electrical   08-24-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By artemis_f0wl
This hits the nail on the head! I think we have a...

This hits the nail on the head! I think we have a winna!

Now if I can just find a way to order it without the ol' lady finding out :blah:
Forum: Electrical   08-23-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Brake light mod suggestions

Hello again.

I am looking to mod my brake light and possibly turn signals, and am hoping some of you can offer some insight. I need to mod the brake light because I've built my own luggage rack...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   08-15-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,277
Posted By artemis_f0wl
The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Meuseum...

The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Meuseum (http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/) is somewhere I've driven by for years and never actually made it to. The funny part is it is literally right up the road...
Forum: Electrical   07-30-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Here are a few..

Here are a few..
Forum: Electrical   07-30-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By artemis_f0wl
One mod, four days

Hello again!

I finished my luggage rack modification and it turned out surprisingly well... until I put the parts together. The angle of the rack is such that I can't mount the brake light...
Forum: Equipment   07-30-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Breaking down to buy a luggage rack...

Well, with a week until my next road trip, I've realized my attempts at fabricating a luggage rack have failed. I'm going to break down and buy one, so I started looking on ebay. Only found one...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Oh. That's enough to make a bishop kick out a...

Oh. That's enough to make a bishop kick out a stained glass window!

How frustrating! And embarrassing! Let me go wash the egg off my face now.

Thanks! That was the ticket. All is well with...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By artemis_f0wl
I tested last time before I mounted everything...

I tested last time before I mounted everything and it worked perfectly. It wasn't until I mounted the signal that the problem started.

I figured out what the malfunction is, just not sure how to...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Turn signal oddity..

Hello again!

So you've all helped me through the rear spline lube and the brake replacement on the front and rear.. but the newest problem has me stumped!

I bought new rear turn signals...
Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   07-18-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By artemis_f0wl
That was the ticket! I used a clamp and depressed...

That was the ticket! I used a clamp and depressed the piston completely. Then I put the new pads back on and everything went smoothly. I rode it around the block and all seems well except for a...
Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   07-17-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Well it's not flush at all.. I cracked the...

Well it's not flush at all..

I cracked the brake line and removed the pads, hoping to push the piston into the caliper further. Here are some pix of what I'm dealing with.
Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   07-17-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Well, I pushed with all I could, but it doesn't...

Well, I pushed with all I could, but it doesn't appear to be moving so I presume that to mean the piston is depressed fully into the caliper.
Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   07-17-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Trouble installing new front brake pads..

well, I did the rear brakes and spline lube with no problems, but these front brakes are killing me!

I got the new pads on and trying to install the caliper back on to the rotor, but it seems as...
Forum: Motorcycle Safety   07-16-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By artemis_f0wl
100% of the time. I just got finished...

100% of the time.

I just got finished posting about how I don't wear gear. This is a combination of confidence in my skill, and willingness to accept the consequences if my skill isn't enough. I...
Forum: Motorcycle Safety   07-16-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,573
Posted By artemis_f0wl
I've known this for a while, but never admitted...

I've known this for a while, but never admitted it. I am in the minority here.

I have never worn much in the way of gear and I doubt I will. I never have worn much gear. When I started riding, I...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   07-13-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,914
Posted By artemis_f0wl
Glad you're still around, Ron! I was starting to...

Glad you're still around, Ron! I was starting to wonder myself!

Hope all is well! Please call or write if you need anything!
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