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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-05-2017, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
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Suspension settings, tweaked front end, that damned 12v plug

Didnt want to create several threads on this so I figured I would cram it all into one.

-What is a good suspension set up that you guys are running? Ive been playing around with it and added in some much needed preload but I figured I would reach out to the forum for a good base line setting to start tweaking from before I get too deep here.

-Ive noticed that my handle bars are slightly tweaked to the right in relation to the tire. The bars are not bent and everything seems bolted up properly, its just off a bit. I've never had this issue with any bike before, how do you adjust this without effing it up?

-Lastly I just wanted to bitch about installing the 12v power outlet. It seems that a lot of people have different ways of doing this. I saw online that one guy only had to take off the side fairing and was able to install it that way....Im not sure how. I ended up having to take the whole dash/display out in order to have access to the wire leads and to install the plug. I will admit that I am not a very good wrench, but I wouldnt call this installation difficult really but there is a lot of looking around trying to figure out what holds what into place. Its definitely a little more involved that I would have guessed it would be when I started it. 4 beers deep on a very hot saturday afternoon probably wasnt the best time to dig into this, but I have it all fresh in my noggin if anybody needs a walkthrough (most of the ones Ive seen on youtube are for the 650 or like I said, claim they did it with only removing the side fairing).

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-05-2017, 10:33 PM
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Many of my bikes had the bars a little to the right including my 2016 V650--you don't say where you live- in my area turtle back roads do it-since your always on the down side of the curve the bike thinks it's trying to turn a little to the right-if it's a little right just by looking at it not moving you need to loosen the front axel a little and the pinch bolt grab the front brake and bounce the bike up and down several times tighten axel bounce a few more than tighten pinch bolt-if that doesn't fix it-you should take it to your dealer

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I've taken the front end off multiple times now on my V-1000. Its fairly simple.....

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