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Old 04-24-2013, 06:10 PM   #25207
EricMN
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Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Northern Minnesota
Oddometer: 18
finally found a TE610

I recently picked up an 07 TE610 with some electrical issues(blowing fuses), ran good but would die and not re-start. Bike was very clean, 5000 miles, from the looks of it most if its life was on road. First thing I noticed was the gas tank vent was melted to the header and totally closed off, I think this is what caused the engine to die. I stripped the bike, went through and cleaned up the entire wire harness, cleaned and greased all the connections and switches. Also replaced the cam chain, the clutch bushing, checked the valves, put on some aftermarket turn signals, and installed a JD jetting kit. I noticed the clutch basket spring cups are in rough shape, they will need to be replaced very soon. I took it out for a few rides around town, runs great, no blown fuses. I like it so far, very nice bike, if it ever stops snowing here I'll hit some trails and put it to the test.

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