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Old 12-08-2006, 11:11 AM   #1
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Was told I need to do a tune up on the bike.... Probly a stupid question. What is all in detail when doing a tune up? What difference does it make?
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Old 12-08-2006, 11:20 AM   #2
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What make and model bike do you own?

How many miles are on it?

What is your mechanical aptitude?
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Was told I need to do a tune up on the bike.... Probly a stupid question. What is all in detail when doing a tune up? What difference does it make?
new muffler bearings and power bands, also, be sure to note the appropriate color power bands needed before just going out and spending lots of money
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new muffler bearings and power bands, also, be sure to note the appropriate color power bands needed before just going out and spending lots of money
Don't forget about the blinker fluid :confused1
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just rotate your wheels regulary.
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Don't forget about the blinker fluid :confused1
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No effin' way.....I have to plagerize that for future use. :notworthy

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No effin' way.....I have to plagerize that for future use. :notworthy
And just because it says Motul and costs twice as much, don't mean it's any better then your standard automotive grade synthetic stuff.

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check your owners man. it'll have all the specs. also you should change the air in the tires to american standard. thats not in the manual
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well we can close this question.. No answers all
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well we can close this question.. No answers all
:laughing6 hey man may want to give some details baout your bike etc... or bring it to Motorcycles Unlimited or one of the sponsors for them to look at it. Your question was
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you should look at the owners manual , it will have all of the service info . don't be so sensitive
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Was told I need to do a tune up on the bike.... Probly a stupid question. What is all in detail when doing a tune up? What difference does it make?

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well we can close this question.. No answers all

I think you started out asking the question the wrong way. You didn't say what bike you asking about, there is no possibly way anyone could really answer you're question without some idea of what bike you're asking about etc.

A tune up could be some or all of and more:
1. clean carbs
2. replace spark plugs
3. adjust ignition timing
4. adjust valve lash
5. adjust carb synch.
6. change oil
7. change trans oil
8. change coolant
9. etc.
10. etc.
11. etc.
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