Upgrades / Modernization

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Mottseng
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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Mottseng » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:45 pm

They both look better than what is on the bike now however, my choice is the second one with the full rail at the back.

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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Rob » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:02 pm

Determine if your /5 is long or short wheelbase before ordering a seat from anywhere.
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Mottseng
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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Mottseng » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:10 am

Ordered and just received my new seat. It is the one with the full rail around the back. I am really happy with it and can't wait to put it on. It wasn't cheap and off course Canada Customs had to take their pound of flesh. I will post a pic once I get it on.

Chris in BC
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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Chris in BC » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:17 am

Zombie Master wrote:
Wed May 24, 2017 3:10 pm
If your headlight bulb is an H4 you can replace with an led.

http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/4 ... _p_94.html
Just a comment. Every H4 LED I have come across so far, is at minimum an extra half inch longer on the back end, either with a small fan or a heat zinc. The /5 headlight shell might have enough room at the back but the /6, /7 with the wiring and fuses at the back of the shell might not. It can be a tight fit and you don't want to be touching any bare wiring board contacts.

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SteveD
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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by SteveD » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:32 am

Chris in BC wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:17 am
Just a comment. Every H4 LED I have come across so far, is at minimum an extra half inch longer on the back end..
There is one with a frontal cooling setup, so nuthin' adding to the headlight crowding. The spread of the light isn't quite adequate apparently.
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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by dougie » Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:43 pm

Anyone remember GSPD?
I took his advice for a headlight bulb. A PIAA H4 Extreme White Plus (same 55/60 watts). Straight swap.
First time I used it at night I was convinced.
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The rest of it I just wasted.

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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Ken in Oklahoma » Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:08 pm

dougie wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:43 pm
Anyone remember GSPD? . . .
I remember him. Unless he's made a shift in direction I'll bet his GSPD is still as gorgeous as it was. (And I'll bet his women are still gorgeous and still go crazy on him as he says they always do).

Maybe I should have made some arrangements for recycling (his women).

Oooooor, maybe not!

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Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Post by Zombie Master » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:51 am

I still get the odd Email from GSPD. Man knows his shit.
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