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Old 11-10-2010, 11:27 AM   #53
ridin gaijin
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OK, ordinarily I'd feel dumb about this post, but I've owned my X-Co for about 5 days, so I'm a n00b.

What's involved in replacing the stock unit--how much of a PITA in terms of time and sweat? Also, what do we do, lay the bike down on a nice blanket on its left side or something? (With the Tiger there was a threat of oil seeping into the cylinders if left down for too long.)

Thanks guys--rg
'96 R1100GS, the Black Beast. Most recently: 6000 miles thru US + CA. (past) 09 XCountry; 05 Tiger, sold after 32 dual sporting US states; and about a dozen on & off road Japanese bikes, all good in their own way, ridden in the US & Japan. "You just have to ride the bike and not worry." - Hank (with half a million miles on his 95 GS)
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