New Owners - Stupid Questions Thread

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by HighFive, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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  2. itsatdm

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    I suppose you could just pull the hose off the cannister that goes to the throttle body and plug it. Pull the hose on the cannister that goes to the tank and put a small filter on it, in case you have a reason to ever return it to stock for some reason:evil .
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  3. Al Tuna

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    You need to remember sight glasses lie it might just be gas :D
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  4. Wildman

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    Hey, I got one of these. If I'm washing the bike with a jet spray, is there any part of the bike I should be cautious about blasting with the spray for fear of drowning it in some way?
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  5. Al Tuna

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    Yep
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  6. Hardroad

    Hardroad Been here awhile

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    Your the greatest. Thanks for starting the stupid question thread. I don't have a service manual yet and looking for torque values. Maybe someone can post the ones they know.
    Thanks
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  7. Al Tuna

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    torque values ? all bolts are easley looked up on google but keep in mind they are steel into steel. mfg torque values must be adheared to.

    unless your a ham fist.
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  8. soyanarchisto

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    Well that was helpful. :nah
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  9. EnderTheX

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    I'll try this one, someone double check my work here though...


    Don't spray:

    - directly on the sides of either wheel hub, at the bearing seals
    - into the exhaust
    - into the intake
    - directly on the edge of the tail light
    - directly on the edge of the instrument cluster
    - directly into the chain grooves
    - directly into the shock dust wiper
    - directly into any button

    Basically you don't want to spray into O-rings or into the exhaust or intake.... Most of these that I said "directly" you can spray from 3 feet away so it isn't pressurized, just don't get real close.
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  10. Al Tuna

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    I pressure wash my bikes the real trick is if your a hamfist don't do IT!
    and the engineering idiots can hand wash there bikes.

    If you don't fit in then you might be ADV qualified.
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  11. Wildman

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    Go to the F650/800GS Thread Index", look under "Maintenance & Servicing" and click on "Torque Values"
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  12. EnderTheX

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    Very constructive :rolleyes :augie
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  13. phideaux

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    ^^^^^^^ That is some of the best North Cobb grammar I have ever witnessed! What the heck's wrong wid chu?
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  14. Al Tuna

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    You left out the stickers. Don't blow your stickers off.
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  15. Al Tuna

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    Busted :lol3
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  16. Hardroad

    Hardroad Been here awhile

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    Thanks for info on Torque Values

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  17. Hardroad

    Hardroad Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info.

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  18. EnderTheX

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    That's actually very true, how could I forget stickers?!

    Seriously though, don't blow off your stickers, especially your inspection sticker!

    :clap
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  19. Wildman

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  20. HighFive

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    So....I guess no one knows how to answer this question, Monstaman. Maybe try explaining your question a little better. I'm not exactly sure myself what you are asking: "parallel length of the fork tube machining" ? ? ?

    Help us understand what you are wanting to know more specifically.

    HF :dunno
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