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Old 11-03-2012, 04:27 PM   #22
Kommando
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Originally Posted by doxiedog View Post
Step one (1)
Buy a manual for every bike you own!
READ it! this stuff is not hard to do.
If you have room to sit down,next to your bike,
and a socket set.


You have room to work on it! :)
TROOF!

I once installed a 1" bodylift on a Jeep Wrangler...using a Hi-Lift jack, some 2x4s, and basic handtools...in the street in front of my apartment. Working on most bikes is much easier.

I don't like parking nice bikes outside/on the street long-term though, especially in bad weather like a salt-ridden Chicago winter. I leave that kind of abuse to well-worn bikes.
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