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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Maine TU250 Pics

Ok, here are a few more pics (let's keep that going)...

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af115/MaMoto13/TU250x/IMG_1848_zps1a39fd27.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I'm about 35 minutes N of Rockland... right on...

I'm about 35 minutes N of Rockland... right on the coast.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Moto13
More pics - Round 2

Here's the TU in a cemetery close to where I live.

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af115/MaMoto13/TU250x/IMG_1838_zps5d07e98e.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 01:45 AM
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Posted By Moto13
More pics please!!

Agreed! Let's see some TU pics...ANY pics... where you park it in your garage, at the store, after you crashed it, on your afternoon ride, at weird locations, etc....

I'll start us off with a few...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 01:07 AM
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Posted By Moto13
I would venture a guess that most people haven't...

I would venture a guess that most people haven't toured on a bicycle as you have. They've therefore never had to pear down their equipment as you are clearly used to. The only additional items you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 12:59 AM
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Posted By Moto13
Thanks for the pics! That seat looks really...

Thanks for the pics! That seat looks really comfortable! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Moto13
Welcome!! That's already a sweet looking TU!!

Welcome!! That's already a sweet looking TU!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Moto13
I will! Had to ride it for an hour and a half in...

I will! Had to ride it for an hour and a half in torrential rain and wind from the dealership, but it was a blast. More riding coming this week!
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Thanks. That is one of the main reasons I ride......

Thanks. That is one of the main reasons I ride... to relax!!
Got a call from the dealer... Disconnected wire at the fuse...
I'm picking it up tomorrow...
Insurance renewed for the year? Check...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Precisely. Not only that, but it's illegal to...

Precisely. Not only that, but it's illegal to ride without a headlight - daytime included. Every dealer in the area works on a rotation. Bring it in and they'll work on it when it's time comes up....
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Welcome to Yeps, Lacedaemon, and everyone else...

Welcome to Yeps, Lacedaemon, and everyone else who's gotten a TU over winter...we love having you guys join the thread!

Also, since I haven't had much chance, I'd like to say that this is without...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Agreed. That's what I have on my rear right now...

Agreed. That's what I have on my rear right now (you can see in the above pics). They've got about 3k miles on them now.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Moto13
TU Fits in Minivan

Ok. I'm quickly realizing that I probably have some sort of electrical problem with my TU. I'm also realizing that even if I do figure it out myself, it'll take weeks to figure it out/order...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Moto13
When I was doing the last testing (above), I...

When I was doing the last testing (above), I noticed that the high/beam light indicator came on - something it did not do before. So after typing the above info in here I went back and started the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Moto13
Okay. Here are the steps I've taken today: ...

Okay. Here are the steps I've taken today:

1. Replaced the battery in meter. Tested. Works fine.
2. Negative meter on battery negative terminal, positive meter on headlight connector:
black...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I love the look of that pipe. It killed me to...

I love the look of that pipe. It killed me to watch that video - I need to get my headlight problem fixed. :D
It transforms the TU just THAT much more down history. Very cool!
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Life happened. I work long days and have 3 small...

Life happened. I work long days and have 3 small kids. I tested it a week ago, but haven't had a chance to post anything until now.



I grounded the meter to the negative, and tested the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Yes I did. That was the 2nd thing I checked after...

Yes I did. That was the 2nd thing I checked after the bulb.
All the fuses are in perfect working order, including the two spare ones.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Moto13
Ok. I opened the light switch, and I'm not sure...

Ok. I opened the light switch, and I'm not sure what I'm looking for.
For one, I can't get a voltage reading. How is that done here?
This is what I'm looking at:
(you can see the turn signal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Moto13
I was not able to get the voltage while the bulb...

I was not able to get the voltage while the bulb is on (not enough hands), but I did notice that the voltage dropped to 5-6V after a few mins of the engine being on. I turned the high beam on and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Moto13
Ok, I'll try that. Say it's the ground that is...

Ok, I'll try that.
Say it's the ground that is not connecting well enough...how would you fix that?
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Here's what I saw when I opened the Start Button...

Here's what I saw when I opened the Start Button Switch:
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af115/MaMoto13/TU250x/DSC00201_zps9d9b41d7.jpg
Those are the only points I could see, and I'm not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Moto13
But if that's the case, why would I get voltage...

But if that's the case, why would I get voltage where the bulb plugs in?
and how would you get that unstuck?

I did open the Start Button switch, but I couldn't get any voltage reading at the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Moto13
First, thanks to all for the help on the...

First, thanks to all for the help on the headlight.
Second, I've been working 10hr days, so sorry in the delay for responding back. Here's the latest:

Hooked up my jumpers to the light bulb......
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Right...and I'm trying to remember now whether...

Right...and I'm trying to remember now whether the light would come on before I turned the starter button (I try not to leave it on without starting it), but right now the light doesn't come on even...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Moto13
The thing is, the TU starts without any problems....

The thing is, the TU starts without any problems. It runs fine. It's just the headlight which won't work. Could the ignition switch start the motorcycle but cause problems with the headlight?
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Moto13
The turn signals do work perfectly, so it's not...

The turn signals do work perfectly, so it's not the ground then.

I sprayed the starter switch with WD40, but no change. :hmmmmm
I sprayed some more and will wait a few hours in case it decides...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Cry No I have not resolved the issue. 60's in Maine...

No I have not resolved the issue. 60's in Maine today and I can't ride!!

As far as the bulbs, they seem to be fine. I'm not sure how to test them.

On your scooter, how did you finally figure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Headlight out...

Hey everyone...Riding season started here in Maine about two weeks ago. :D

I rode for a few days before encountering a problem. I came out of work at midnight and found my headlight no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Thank you for the pic and the link. I love that...

Thank you for the pic and the link. I love that style of motorcycle, and I think the TU can have at least SOME semblance of this style with a little work. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Tell me about it. That's the thing I dislike the...

Tell me about it. That's the thing I dislike the most about living in Maine. I ride into December every year (last year into January :vardy), but I'm the only motorcycle on the roads. Most people...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I hope that you're enjoying the weather, because...

I hope that you're enjoying the weather, because I've been dealing with the 20's lately. A few days last week it was in the mid 40's, but when I get out of work at 9pm or midnight, it's definitely...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Moto13
That is one SWEET paint job!! Love the color and...

That is one SWEET paint job!! Love the color and the flow. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Is it just me or is the tail light lower at this...

Is it just me or is the tail light lower at this point than in the final place you have it now?
Is it just the angle? I think I like it a little lower than you have it, but it looks great overall....
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I see what you did. Does it hold up well with...

I see what you did. Does it hold up well with only one bolt holding it on?
Can you take a shot of the left side of the TU so I can see what that actually looks like? Thanks. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I LOVE IT!! :clap What I really want to see are...

I LOVE IT!! :clap
What I really want to see are a couple of shots of the rear light. Any chance of that?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Moto13
Great pic! I wish the weather was like that here...

Great pic! I wish the weather was like that here in Maine, but we've been in the low 30's for a few weeks now. I have to scrape a layer of frost off of my seat before I get going when I get out of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Moto13
+13 on that. I'd love to see a TU450 that keeps...

+13 on that. I'd love to see a TU450 that keeps the configuration of single, air-cooled thumper.
Keep it at under 350lbs with 30-35hp and I'll gladly pay $6k for it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Moto13
That was my impression also. There's something...

That was my impression also. There's something strange/funny looking about it. The lines don't quite work...it almost looks like different pieces of different motorcycles put together for this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Moto13
I went and checked the Honda website last night,...

I went and checked the Honda website last night, and thought the exact same thing myself. :D
Now if they came out with a classic 'standard' looking 500 at that price, I'd be all over it. :wink:
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