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Old 05-10-2013, 11:19 PM   #7816
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Today i stole EZ300's idea of putting my FZ1 on the headlight mount.

This picture was after i got it setup and was testing with the multi meter to make sure i hooked it up right.



And this one is all finished just missing the cover over it at the moment.



I am pretty happy with it so far. it will make wiring all the crap up super easy.
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:31 AM   #7817
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SWEET !!!!! New front spring rate 6.9 N/mm and rear is 179 N/mm, y buddy is gone for the weekend, and I tore it apart in his garage (its the size of my house) so will have to wait til next week to put her back together and do the test ride. Oh and thanks Superplush, great job, great customer service, especially Zoe




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Old 05-11-2013, 04:40 AM   #7818
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:54 AM   #7819
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Why a coolant flush and change on such a new bike? Just curious, mine's the same vintage and runs warmer than I would like, especially during the summer.
I needed to burp it because I saw the engine temp max out in stopped traffic last summer.

There was also reports of left over casting sand in some bikes, so I figured that I would flush out the system and replace the coolant with "lowtox" coolant- reported to lower temps better than standard coolant.
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:19 AM   #7820
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opened up the clutch cover, checked my hub bolts, un screwed them and re torqued , buttoned it up and went for a ride. (just an anual insepection)
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:30 AM   #7821
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Fresh Redline 20w-50 and Cj's nifty oil drain hose-
1)mark ear using template


2)cut ear off


3)Tighten fittings and route hose. Almost looking forward to the next oil change!
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:16 AM   #7822
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:00 AM   #7823
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These were only finger tight...


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Old 05-12-2013, 11:23 AM   #7824
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year and miles

Close call, nice to catch that before major damage. Were you able to reuse the gasket or have a new at the ready.
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Old 05-13-2013, 03:26 AM   #7825
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were you able to get the cover off without removing the breather line?
I have to do the balance shaft seal soon
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Old 05-13-2013, 06:13 AM   #7826
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I reused the gasket, even though I had a new spare. I cut the clamp that holds on the breather hose, and used a low budget clamp to replace it.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:11 AM   #7827
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were you able to get the cover off without removing the breather line?
I have to do the balance shaft seal soon
You don't need to remove it.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:00 PM   #7828
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Rocky Mountain Saddle Bags from Wolfman - thanks for setting them up Dusty!



Highway Dirt Bikes Hanguards for the 990! Thanks Paul!

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Old 05-13-2013, 03:26 PM   #7829
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Well it was a big day of repairs and refits.

Fitted Uni pre filter, MW-R washable foam filter, fork skins, oil pipes and tank protectors.







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Old 05-13-2013, 03:57 PM   #7830
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Hey where did you get Rotopax mount? Or did you make it. Some pics without the top box would be great.
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