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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-28-2019, 06:30 PM
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I weigh 270lbs the stock forks work just fine. The only problems I have are the trunk does not like to indicate closed and the compartment by your crotch is hard to open. They may need lubricated I have not got to it yet. I have put close to 4000 miles on it. I have bottomed the forks once by hitting a large pothole. That is PA for you. I love the bike. The price is a draw back though. The bike handles great.
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post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-28-2019, 08:31 PM
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I had the same two problems with my 2018. When you slam the trunk, it still shows open. Just push down firmly and it will then indicate shut. The front compartment was very hard to open. I put some WD-40 on the connections and now it works perfect. Very easy to open and close. Squirt some WD-40 On the trunk connections and it will shut much easier.
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I had the same two problems with my 2018. When you slam the trunk, it still shows open. Just push down firmly and it will then indicate shut. The front compartment was very hard to open. I put some WD-40 on the connections and now it works perfect. Very easy to open and close. Squirt some WD-40 On the trunk connections and it will shut much easier.
There is a little fix for the center cubby, two washers under the screw in the picture and it works like it should have from new.
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post #14 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-17-2019, 03:30 PM
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and the rear trunk latches can be adjusted to close better. loosen up the screws and pull down on the latch. while holding down, tighten the screws
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and the rear trunk latches can be adjusted to close better. loosen up the screws and pull down on the latch. while holding down, tighten the screws

great!!! you answered my question I just posted. thanks...I will try that tomorrow.

since my bike is only one week old, the issue I have is I want to ride it all day every day.....I do have some other things to do....I think!
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great!!! you answered my question I just posted. thanks...I will try that tomorrow.

since my bike is only one week old, the issue I have is I want to ride it all day every day.....I do have some other things to do....I think!
yea, i know what you mean....over 10,000 miles and i still cant get enough. i was hesitant about buying a touring bike because i didnt think id ride it enough. my buddy told me, "buy it, youll make time to ride it"...he was right.

look up traxxion dynamics on youtube. max mcallister has a videos on correcting it and some other issues that may pop up.
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My quirk is that my dash vent has started rattling. anyone have this happen? heard of any fixes?
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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-20-2019, 06:09 AM
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The rear trunk warning is a pain and is actually unneeded as the trunk unlatched will not fly open unless the bike goes airborne. The Saddle bag warnings are good and have a proper function. On every GL I have owned I reach into the latch with a long screwdriver and bend the micro switch arms so no matter what the warning never activates so now I can even carry large items with the trump partially open.
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