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New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« on: September 21, 2017, 03:37:02 PM »
I've joined an XZ550 group in FB and I posted a note about ROV and a couple of people said they had tried to join the forum but were not successful. Is there an email address someone can write to if they have problems navigating through the sign up procedure?
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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2017, 08:00:32 AM »
Is that the group Yellowjacket started? You might try a PM to him.

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2017, 08:34:34 AM »
If you mean they are having trouble joining this Forum - RidersOfVision.Net - then the owner and admin is Ron Ghetti (computerhelp@ghetti.net)   He doesn't always reply.
 

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 11:45:16 PM »
If you mean they are having trouble joining this Forum - RidersOfVision.Net - then the owner and admin is Ron Ghetti (computerhelp@ghetti.net)   He doesn't always reply.
lol,  :laugh: thanks buddy, I do what I can.  the phony accounts get to be a pain so I don't monitor the site constantly.
if I could block the russian hackers, that would be a start...

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2017, 03:43:53 AM »
No offence meant Ron, you keeping the site up is a great thing.  Just setting expectations  :)

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2018, 02:44:29 AM »
Seems that Facebook group is busier than ever, but the RoV forums are like a ghosttown.  What's the story? Why doesn't anyone like it here any more?

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2018, 05:24:31 PM »
That Facebook page has been the new ROV for some time now.
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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2018, 01:23:33 AM »
We have technical articles and discussions for reference here, a point I regard as a treasure. 
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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2018, 07:07:30 PM »
I personally don't like the Facebook format. I'm not on Facebook, but my wife is. I don't know the in's and out's of it, but it seems to be the thing now. I much prefer what we have here, except for the echos.

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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2018, 01:52:03 AM »
Yes I far prefer here over FB for many reasons.  Notably the great searchable history,  massive experience and great people.  Half the comments on FB are by people who have never straddled an XZ let alone swung a wrench on one. and posts vanish after a short while.  Even Ron Ghetti posts on FB and doesn't post here so perhaps it's a loosing battle.


Perhaps if people posted a bit more here it would be better.







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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2018, 02:33:31 AM »
POD is right of course.   More posting with good and interesting information is welcome.  In that regard, I intend to eventually write up my trip through the carburetor transplant process I'm currently going through.  Maybe also the fork transplant with making the triple clamps as Ron McCoy did.  Hopefully someone else will beat me to it and show THEIR way that they got it done.
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Re: New XZ550 Page on FaceBook
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2018, 12:36:32 PM »
As noted by others above, this site is a wealth of searchable repair data. I wonder how many of the FB users use this site to search for answers without "checking in" but use the FB page for socializing.
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