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#953943 - 02/24/16 07:07 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: Skywagon]  
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Yes I knew that!

#953950 - 02/24/16 08:07 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: Bob H.]  
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Originally Posted By: Bob H.
Yes I knew that!


Sorry Bob, that's off topic. grin

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#953965 - 02/24/16 09:49 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: Skywagon]  
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I've had mine up to 129 once. I don't see me doing it again but...

#954029 - 02/25/16 06:11 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: realshelby]  
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Did you know that the bikes trip odometer (1 & 2) looses the "tenths" after it rolls past 99.9 miles? I used to use the bikes tripmeter on my 2005 RT to record the number of miles per tank. On my 2015 RT I have to use the GPS tripmeter to record the miles per tank.

If anyone knows how to over ride this to show tenths of a mile past 100 miles please let me know.


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#964579 - 06/27/16 05:35 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: narcosis]  
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Originally Posted By: narcosis
If you plug in a USB thumb drive loaded up with tunes you can randomize their order by pressing and holding the Mode button down.


You also can simply play all. That plays them in alphabetical order which is effectively random and also prevents playing the same track twice. Interesting, too, is if you have multiple artists doing the same track (or the same artist doing live and studio tracks) you can hear them back to back and compare the various artists' approach.


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#964588 - 06/27/16 06:56 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: Jim Lampru]  
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Jim....I don't understand what you are saying exactly. I know it drops tenths after 99.9, but if I understand your point, which I assume I don't, then the math is very small. For instance if you drove 100 miles versus 100.9, divided by gallons filled the number is tiny. Do that over a full tank and even smaller. For me I typically run about 300 miles between fills and it usually takes right at 6 gallons...or 50MPG. If I added the tenths, 300.9/6 gallons my mileage would be 50.1MPG. I've been pretty happy with my computer read out of fuel burn as it pretty much matches exactly what the pump is saying give or take a tenth or two/gallons. It' far more accurate than my cars or airplane.


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#964600 - 06/27/16 07:58 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: realshelby]  
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I always reset my Trip1 on fuel up. Since the trip only goes to .1 accuracy, I always assume at best my fuel mileage to .1mpg as well. I use the fuel pump's .1 of a gallon as well. But always drop every off after the tenths. I don't round.

But that's just me. Not scientific principal I'm sure. Just what makes the most sense to my OCD brain.


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#964610 - 06/27/16 10:37 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: 92Merc]  
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Thanks...now I understand your point. I'm lucky if I remember to actually get gas smile


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#964703 - 06/28/16 11:36 PM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: bwr]  
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I have recently returned from a european tour and whilst on a Motorway straight I opened the throttle to see where the engine would top out! I couldn't believe it when the dial went off the clock over 150mph. I later checked the GPS on the Nav5 which shows my maximum speed of 197mph. Now I know that can't be accurate but can't understand why it would read so high!!!
I would like to add at the top speed there was a fair amount of wobble which unsettled me and I wouldn't recommend anyone trying this.

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#964712 - 06/29/16 01:43 AM Re: Things you might not know about your Wethead [Re: trickstercop]  
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Originally Posted By: trickstercop
I later checked the GPS on the Nav5 which shows my maximum speed of 197mph. Now I know that can't be accurate but can't understand why it would read so high!!!


GPSs do that sometimes. I've seen mine record a max of 193 for my 1150RT. I'd guess it's down to a signal or computation glitch.


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