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Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« on: March 24, 2022, 12:03:02 PM »
Anyone out there wanting a MC Cruise Control for their ST1300?

I found this pre-loved one on eBay...

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/284719383709?hash=item424a99049d:g:B64AAOSwD-liOr8j

I would have loved to have bought it myself but installation looks to be wayyyyyyyyy above my abilities...  :-[


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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2022, 02:25:07 PM »
Nah, the instructions are excellent, and the makers in Melbourne are very helpful.
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2022, 07:07:52 PM »
Cheers Bill... :thumbs

To be honest, I probably don't really need a full on "cruise control" as I don't do that many long rides.
Realistically, my poor man's cruise ("Brake Away cruise control) does the job.

Also, I have more than enough other little projects to do on the ST such as my new heated grips & my Navman Bike Cam without buying yet another project...  :whistle


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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2022, 09:28:27 PM »
2009... Would it work on a 2003?
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2022, 10:31:03 PM »
I'd imagine the 2009 relates more to the bike they took it off...  :think1

It would probably be best to contact the manufacturer to see if the "cruise" will work on your 2003 ST..

Here is their address and contact details:

13/137-145 Rooks Road
Nunawading  Victoria  3131 Australia
Tel: +61 3 9808 2804

Business hours: 9:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday

Email: sales@mccruise.com


BTW, I see the seller has dropped the price!  :thumbs


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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2022, 10:51:24 AM »
I spoke to him, and got it for even less than that.

We will see how we go.
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2022, 11:50:31 AM »
Goodo!  :thumbs
Here's hoping installation goes smoothly!  :X


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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2022, 12:36:54 PM »
Hi Dave, I thought these may be useful...

MCCruise - Fitment Overview for Honda ST1300

https://youtu.be/FldcYr7dnRA


I know you're getting a hard copy of the installation instructions but just in case, you can download the instructions in PDF form Here

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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2022, 02:09:09 PM »
They are great to deal with
I had a MCC on my Kawasaki GTR1000 when I purchased it but it didnít work
So I rang them up and they walked me through a check over
They sorted the problem and I had it working again with little cost
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2022, 10:58:37 PM »
I spoke to Frank today. Very helpful, even though he was working from home 'cos he has Covid.

I found the PDF and the video on their site, thanks Rusty.
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2022, 07:56:16 PM »
This came today, which is less than a week from Queensland.

As I suspected, he missed the magnets that go in the allen bolts that hold rear disk onto the rim and drive the speed sensor, and I now have not one but two spare throttle cables because he dis-connected at the grip and threw the return in as well, but the rest is there and seems to be in good condition.

So now the fun begins...
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(Not all bikes are running at the current time)
 
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2022, 10:11:02 PM »
This came today, which is less than a week from Queensland.

As I suspected, he missed the magnets that go in the allen bolts that hold rear disk onto the rim and drive the speed sensor, and I now have not one but two spare throttle cables because he dis-connected at the grip and threw the return in as well, but the rest is there and seems to be in good condition.

So now the fun begins...

I never tried to get them out, but I think it would be near impossible.  I'm sure MCC will supply suitable ones, or if they can't, places like Jayco have all sorts of powerful magnets.
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2022, 09:18:19 PM »
Now that I have the installation instructions for the kit I have, as opposed to the current gear, I can get started on fitting this. After a chat with Tony and Frank from MC Cruise, I will start by pulling the vacuum actuator down and cleaning the solenoids. Apparently fuel vapour gets into them and gums things up if they sit for a while.

Is there any interest in pictures of the process of fitting this, bearing in mind that the kit is out of date by nearly ten years, or should I just do the job?
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2022, 09:26:35 PM »
Most certainly would be interested in as much 'how to' and pics you can do of both the full install and actuator clean.

Also, you may choose to do the rear shock whilst you're in there - http://ozstoc.com/index.php?topic=11518.0
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2022, 12:35:54 PM »
Actuator was an easy clean, but the rest is not going so well.

Some butcher has been in before me and buggered the tops of three of the airbox screws, and two of them are at the back, of course.

Any suggestions? I really don't like the idea of drilling the heads off, but might have to. And then hope enough thread is sticking out that I can get a pair of vice-grips onto it.
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Keep the dirty side down.

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1984 1200 Goldwing
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2022, 01:35:19 PM »
Actuator was an easy clean, but the rest is not going so well.

Some butcher has been in before me and buggered the tops of three of the airbox screws, and two of them are at the back, of course.

Any suggestions? I really don't like the idea of drilling the heads off, but might have to. And then hope enough thread is sticking out that I can get a pair of vice-grips onto it.
Looks like someone used a phillips screwdriver on the JIS screws. The toolkit has a JIS driver, maybe that and some bluetak will work?
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2022, 01:59:13 PM »
Tried that. I don't think that there is enough left.
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Re: Honda ST 1300 MC Cruise Control
« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2022, 08:27:43 PM »
This is up and running, after a brief delay for screws and screwdrivers to arrive.

By the time I got things apart, I just wanted the job done, so there are no pics of the install to share, but I buttoned everything up and went for a ride this afternoon. It all works as advertised, simply and easily operated.
THERE ARE OLD RIDERS, AND THERE ARE BOLD RIDERS, BUT THERE ARE DAMN FEW OLD AND BOLD RIDERS.

Keep the dirty side down.

2003 ST 1300
1984 1200 Goldwing
1981 GL 500 Silverwing
1980 CX500
(Not all bikes are running at the current time)
 
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