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Old 11-03-2012, 06:54 PM   #48486
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Originally Posted by techforlife View Post
Problem with carb cleaner is some types eat plastic badly,,some don`t..i`d use straight gas in a pinch and wash out with soap after..

+1... gas followed by mild soap (blue Dawn), air dry, apply oil, insert, ride on! I'm new to owning an XRL but unless it's airfilter differs from a traditional foam filter that's common on atvs, lawnmowers, etc. I'd stick to this method... Has always worked for me on foam filters.

Huh... Speaking of air filters maybe I'll check/clean mine tomorrow... Just acquired this bike a week ago... So far I've only de-stickered it from the previous owner, changed the oil, and got a tag! Went for my first real ride today... really liking the XRL!

Can't speak in favor or against the carb cleaner... never used it.
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