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Old 11-27-2007, 11:15 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by paddythesmith
n ordering for the GS), If my kids still recognize me, I may even get to rebuilding the water pump... (8k mi, too soon?).
If you do the water pump, but you shouldn't if the bike has been running proper coolant all its life, check the bearing on the inlet rocker arm that contacts the cam shaft. Mine seized recently. Very messy. It is recommended to change this at 20k km. My bike had only clocked 16k km.

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