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Old 12-13-2013, 02:18 PM   #8851
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I hope I remember to put both of them together. New front rim on the 990. New top end on the 450.

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Old 12-13-2013, 03:05 PM   #8852
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Wally World

Wish we had one of those around here.

So I picked up this little gadget to check the throttle body sync.



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Old 12-13-2013, 03:14 PM   #8853
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Wish we had one of those around here.

So I picked up this little gadget to check the throttle body sync.



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O'reilly's or whatever they call it these days has it. Amazon will ship it to your door, too, or you can ride up to hilltop mall and stock up on motor oil and cheap underwear at the walmart.

I use rotella exclusively, but sometimes the synthetic stuff and sometimes the dino stuff. 65k and no oil related problems yet. . . .
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Old 12-13-2013, 03:19 PM   #8854
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O'reilly's or whatever they call it these days has it. Amazon will ship it to your door, too, or you can ride up to hilltop mall and stock up on motor oil and cheap underwear at the walmart.

I use rotella exclusively, but sometimes the synthetic stuff and sometimes the dino stuff. 65k and no oil related problems yet. . . .
Cool, thanks. I'll pick some up this weekend.
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:49 PM   #8855
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Laugh Temporary shock abs

I sent to maintenance the rear shock absorber. So I built one made of wood to allow a little movement of the bike through the garage. Not suitable for riding!!!





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Old 12-14-2013, 09:59 AM   #8856
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Did you find that locally or order online?
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O'reilly's or whatever they call it these days has it. Amazon will ship it to your door, too, or you can ride up to hilltop mall and stock up on motor oil and cheap underwear at the walmart.

I use rotella exclusively, but sometimes the synthetic stuff and sometimes the dino stuff. 65k and no oil related problems yet. . . .
I'm late, as usual. I'm not a fan of Walmart, I get it at O'Reilly's.
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Old 12-14-2013, 05:39 PM   #8857
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Thanks for the tips on where to find Rotella. I was able to grab some at O'Reillys. I flushed the motor and the oil came out clean this time, and the filter came out perfectly straight.


So then I decided to install Charlie's side stand relocator. It's a really solid piece of kit.



Lastly, I synced the throttle bodies using the SK flowmeter. This is a great tool, makes it really easy to sync the TB's.



I went for a little test ride afterwords, put about 20 miles on the bike, and the throttle actuation is much much smoother.


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Old 12-14-2013, 05:48 PM   #8858
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Went for a ride to find dirt to knock the edges off the knobs and blow the cobwebs out.

It was different.



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Old 12-14-2013, 06:26 PM   #8859
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Went for a little ride



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Old 12-14-2013, 07:40 PM   #8860
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Valve Adjustment and spark plugs.





When I pulled the radiator I saw a lot of this goo WTF is that from? Doesnt look like oil really grey and sitting in the hoses

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Old 12-14-2013, 07:43 PM   #8861
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Flyin´

Put on a plane to Colombia, yihaaa
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Old 12-14-2013, 10:09 PM   #8862
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Went for a winter ride in Arizona.....
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:52 PM   #8863
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Took her out for a ride today through some of the back roads now that they're clearing off...




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Old 12-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #8864
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Well in the great white North I have lots of non riding time so in the last month or so:
New facet fuel pump, checked valves, set TPS, balanced carbs, set floats, cleaned carbs, broke carb heater, pulled carbs replaced carb heater, (not in that order)noticed oil sensor wire hanging loose, pulled carbs and air box, plugged wire inreplaced air box and carb, noticed O-rings on carb leaking, pulled carbs, replaced O-rings, replaced carbs re torqued clutch springs, installed new heated grips, bleed brakes, bleed and replaced clutch fluid, new air filter, cleaned pre filter, re wired GPS, added new rally style windscreen, modified seat, added bigger rear brake peg, scraped most of the mud off, cleaned chain, bought 2 Roto pax for next years trip north, oh yeah and put a CJ designs sticker on the new BDCW skid plate removed the fuel tank cross over line and plugged holes, did a flapendectomy
Now it's time to pull the Guzzi in while the 950 sits in the TV room waiting for spring CAN'T WAIT
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Old 12-15-2013, 08:07 PM   #8865
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