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Old 6th September 2016, 19:58   #5491
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Did the duc not have a similar issue sometime back? Hope the wiring fixes it.

Also for the winters, maybe you should hook it up to a battery tender.

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My monster has major starting issues. Its not the battery as it shows an amp of 12.5. It starts fine based on its moods which is annoying when you are late to work, all suited up and then your bike doesnt start! Many dealers will directly point at the battery, but mine is lesser than 1 year old and i always have it on trickle charger.
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Did the duc not have a similar issue sometime back? Hope the wiring fixes it.

Also for the winters, maybe you should hook it up to a battery tender.
Hi,

Initially the bike started after some pushing around and effort. Recently it started getting worse with the bike starting when it feels like. I had to spend 20 mins in our office parking lot to get this started. So on sunday the bike absolutely refused to start, the battery seems to be sending power but no response and the engine didnt start up. Also the bike threw a PK UP error which was new. I will be towing the bike to a mechanic hopefully this week. I just hope the issue can be replicated at his place as the bike always starts in one press in a mechanics presence. Divine isnt it!

Currently this is the project status:
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Anti vibration handlebar joints
HIPAC cables to the battery
Thinking of a LiIon battery but with the coming winter thats not a high priority.

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Figure out this starting issue
Get my fork seals checked.
PK Up error needs to be sorted out.

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My beauty, will put up the ownership thread shortly.
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One small irritant so far is the auto engine shut off option, which is enabled by default. We can disable it every time we start the car, but switching off engine in every stop sign doesn't look like a great idea to save gas. Of course, accessories and AC will keep working for sometime. Engine will auto start the moment I take my foot off brake pedal.
I had that on the Impala that I rented for a month or so. I found it irritating in the beginning but got used to it within a week. Not sure about its actual fuel saving effects but I decided it was ok to put up with that minor irritation to reduce my carbon footprint
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After months of search, I finally got a Honda Accord Sport with Honda Sensing for an incredible deal of $21,500 plus ~$900 for accessories. Got the auto loan approved for 0.9% for 5 years from Honda Finance.
Hi, Please share the details. I am looking for a Honda Accord 2016 EX with Honda Sensing.

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Quite a few car manufacturers are now providing this option. Dodge provides the same and it is powered using a 3G connection that is built-in to the car.

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The Fordpass feature is a good one with Sync3. I can lock, unlock or start the car from my mobile phone. It also has a geo-locator option. See a screenshot. I am not sure how it actually connects with the car . Must be using some built-in networking system.
Congrats!! Looks awesome
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Thanks Maddy! Yes, there was a special in the month of Aug for $139 a month for 24 months with $3000 down for a Challenger SXT (Total of 20k miles). This particular car had a few add-ons that I took advantage of since they didnt have a white car - am loving Black now though
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Congrats!!! Wow F1dotcom did I read right is it 139 a month? 2 year lease?
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Congratulations!!! I am officially jealous of you now

I can see that its a manual 2017 GT Premium with Performance Pack, what other options did you chose?
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I can see that its a manual 2017 GT Premium with Performance Pack, what other options did you chose?
I'm impressed that you can find that from that pic. What is the secret?


Nevermind, I thought PP was available in both automatics and manual- apparently it is a manual only option.

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Well I am a big fan of the 6th gen Mustang so it wasn't that difficult, I could guess the year by the color as its new for 2017
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Well I am a big fan of the 6th gen Mustang so it wasn't that difficult, I could guess the year by the color as its new for 2017
Great eyes. For me kona blue, deep impact blue and lightning blue looks the same.
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My tires did arrive this weekend and well, now feels like I have ordered stuff for a truck. Will not be fitting them till the temperature falls in the 40s, that's when the wheels will also be revealed. For now enjoy this. Highly recommend discount tire direct for this.

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Congratulations!!! I am officially jealous of you now

I can see that its a manual 2017 GT Premium with Performance Pack, what other options did you chose?
Thank you!! will take that as a compliment tough

You are spoton. Apart from the PP, it does have the 401 package.

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Great eyes. For me kona blue, deep impact blue and lightning blue looks the same.
As you said they all might look same in pictures, but trust me each color have their own uniqueness when seen directly. Especially this particular lighting blue play games with your eyes in diffrent shades of lighting.

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Thank you!! will take that as a compliment tough

You are spoton. Apart from the PP, it does have the 401 package.
Yep meant to be a compliment

Cool so are you using Android Auto or car play, please share experience with same? Did you opt for Navigation?

That Lightning blue is really good, much better than deep impact blue IMO.

Were you tempted to go for Grabber blue?
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Cool so are you using Android Auto or car play, please share experience with same? Did you opt for Navigation?

That Lightning blue is really good, much better than deep impact blue IMO.

Were you tempted to go for Grabber blue?
I am using the car play and its a different experience all together. Carplay depends a lot on siri and with our indian names (contacts, albums and our accent) its really a pain to get it right. There are lot of limitations and bugs (not sure though), once i update to ios10 will re-try and see if any of my issues are resolved or still persisting and update you guys.

No this doesn't have navigation and i am using apple maps more frequently due to carplay and its making much scene now for not opting that $7xx upgrade.

Yea it was love at 1st sight, in fact i saw a grabber but my heart was pounding towards LIB so went with that
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My new toy. Feels normal at work, parked 2 cars away from a big shots' Italia
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