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Old 03-10-2009, 10:26 PM   #21
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So I probably shouldn't mention I have 30,000 on my forks eh? I'm pulling mine off next week to get serviced more than likely.
let me know what day so I can stay indoors with the windows shut
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:27 PM   #22
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Dustin, whenever you take off your rear wheel, try to turn your sprocket like a steering wheel. If it's tight, then the cush drive rubbers are good. If loose, you may want to look into replacing them.

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So I probably shouldn't mention I have 30,000 on my forks eh? I'm pulling mine off next week to get serviced more than likely.
Nice, I think I went 18k on the 636 but not sure
David, let me know if you need to borrow my triple stand. Works like a CHARM
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let me know what day so I can stay indoors with the windows shut
Whatchu talkin bout Willis?!?! I'm doing them at you're place.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:31 PM   #24
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I have done all but what is bolded.
How do you check play in rear cush drive rubbers and steering head bearings? And burning it is not a option. I love this thing.
For head bearings, you really need to suspend the front off the ground so that you can freely turn the steering.
If you feel any notchyness or "ridges" seek help

you can also stand alongside the bike with one hand on the right bar and front brake, the other cupping the top stem/yoke assembly.
gently rock the bike backwards and forwards catching the bike on the brake and there should be no play in the steering. If you get movement or a click/tapping noise seek help
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I got a Pitbull triple stand.
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:11 PM   #27
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brake fluid
engine oil & filter
fork oil
coolant-- yes the inhibitors breakdown
air filter
plugs
lubricate all pivot points
strip clean and relub rear shock linkage
tyre pressures
check wheel bearings
check play in rear cush drive rubbers
check wear/sag/play in drive chain
synchronise carbs
check valve clearancessteering head bearings
etc etc
I'm bored now

or burn it and go again on something else lol
It may be a little late to ask but, how often should the items in bold be done? I know that valves will vary with the bike so whats the range for an 06 r6?

I've got about 11k on this one with none of the bold items serviced yet, sounds like its time for the forks at least....

Good time to upgrade!
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Looks like I'll be calling around for quotes tomorrow.
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Bearclaw, if you have a service manual, it lists a TON of periodic maintenance to perform and at what intervals. Someone may be able to send you one via E-mail. They are pretty easy to obtain and are just a large PDF file. Ask and see. . .
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hmm...I dont have a service manual just the owners manual. Thanks for the heads up.
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hmm...I dont have a service manual just the owners manual. Thanks for the heads up.
I HIGHLY recommend getting your hands on one.
You will learn A LOT about your bike and even some methods to working on it.
It's a really great tool, not sure what I would do without mine, perhaps bug everyone on this site everytime I had a question which I kind of do anyway
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I HIGHLY recommend getting your hands on one.
You will learn A LOT about your bike and even some methods to working on it.
It's a really great tool, not sure what I would do without mine, perhaps bug everyone on this site everytime I had a question which I kind of do anyway

http://www.motohouston.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=84448

Just about all you will ever need right there. Validation letters are a little hard to read but it works great.

This was what made me think I could do it myself:

http://www.zupin.de/uploads/tx_userz...7282-02_01.pdf

Looks like I could make the tools. Bridgeport mill FTW.
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:32 AM   #34
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http://www.motohouston.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=84448

Just about all you will ever need right there. Validation letters are a little hard to read but it works great.

This was what made me think I could do it myself:

http://www.zupin.de/uploads/tx_userz...7282-02_01.pdf

Looks like I could make the tools. Bridgeport mill FTW.
looks like a 5 minute job when you read that
good link though
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I just did the springs and oil, seals in my Busa forks. AFAIK most of the USD forks are similar and can be done with a couple tools. I made my spring compressor and holder. Be very careful tho as everything is aluminum and the threads can gall real easily.

FYI 1KG springs are STIFF to compress by hand...

Mudbug, I have a carb sync stick if you need a hand...
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I just did the springs and oil, seals in my Busa forks. AFAIK most of the USD forks are similar and can be done with a couple tools. I made my spring compressor and holder. Be very careful tho as everything is aluminum and the threads can gall real easily.

FYI 1KG springs are STIFF to compress by hand...

Mudbug, I have a carb sync stick if you need a hand...

Ohlins require special tools.
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Ohlins require special tools.
There ya go!
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i got 41k on my forks ones bent and leaking i need to get em fixed
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