Husqvarna 701 Super Moto and Enduro!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Dozer720, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. Panders

    Panders Been here awhile

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    Definitely could just look that way.

    Last year I was checking my bike over before leaving on a multi-day trip and saw the fluid looked black in the sight glass on the reservoir. Bled it out... and it came out looking basically brand new. The reservoir color and design definitely fakes darker than it is.
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  2. Chillis

    Chillis Long timer Supporter

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    That isn't making a good case on my hypothesis as to why they go out.

    I'll order up an aftermarket one too.
  3. Panders

    Panders Been here awhile

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    FYI - You can also just change the seal on the stock slave and fix the problem perfectly for a couple bucks. The details on the right o-ring specs are somewhere in this thread.

    That said, I did the Oberon because I wanted something plug-and-play easy to get my bike going again ASAP. There is also a Rekluse slave option that has some additional adjustment capability.
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  4. Folxam

    Folxam Been here awhile

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    Would that work with tube type tires though?
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  5. NoelJ

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    The gasket/bladder thingy that goes down into the master cylinder makes the fluid look black - pop it open and it'll probably be fine.

    As far as the slave goes - the number of failures is so high that I can't believe there's any adjustment or operator input contributing to the failures. They suck, plain and simple. My SM has the original since I rarely go far from home. The E got an Oberon before the first long ride. I bought a few o-rings to have "in stock" for the SM if it fails.
  6. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    I carry an o ring and a tiny lottle bottle of fluid, 25x22.5.

    A tube type tire works fine on a tubeless rim, but it will slowly leak air. tubeless tires made just a bit diferently to hold air.
  7. Colorad0

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  8. Colorad0

    Colorad0 Long timer

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    My clutch slave seal went out at 7,000 miles on my 16'. Luckily it happened in the garage. Unluckily it lead to a series of events that caused an injury that has me grounded for a month.
  9. Colorad0

    Colorad0 Long timer

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    Wow, glad I caught this post. I didn't even think about the brake fluid getting into the engine oil. I'll have to do an oil change before I ride. Did you do filters as well?
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  10. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    You don't miss anything with Rade in terms of customer service or quality. I encourage you to look at one in person if you have an inmate close by

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  11. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer Supporter

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    Neatly done @Lord Explorer :pynd
  12. BraboBert

    BraboBert n00b

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    Hey everyone! Trying to figure out how screwed I am.

    I have a new 2020 and went through the process of replacing the Clutch Slave with an oberon unit, but surprisingly, it was leaking oil. I had snugged the bolts down by hand and then did it based on feel, but it still leaked motor oil even after replacing the gaskets!

    Unfortunately, I got the wise idea that I should use a torque wrench and tighten it down to spec. The threads on the casing are now stripped out... Something about torqueing down a steel bolt into an aluminum casing doesn't work out too well.

    Am I screwed? It's a brand new bike and I'm beside myself right now. I could use a longer bolt...
  13. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    What do you do? it needs to be my next job!
  14. Panders

    Panders Been here awhile

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    Yes, but only because I waited until my next scheduled oil and filter change. There was foam residue in the crevices of the filter housings that I had to clean out, so it was good I did it. If you catch it right away and don't ride it at all after the seal fails, you could definitely get away with just changing the oil.
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  15. 2aRover

    2aRover Been here awhile Supporter

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    My slave went at around 2,000 miles, very close to home, but I was on my way to a dirt bike school. Rats. I insisted the dealer make Husky pay for the oil change.
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    Helicoils will fix you right up
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    mootsuno Long timer Supporter

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    And use a longer bolt.
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  18. Panders

    Panders Been here awhile

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    Yep, I definitely get that. I just love the look of Aurora's redesigned radiator shrouds.

    Your side stand doesn't look stock for a 2017. What is that?
  19. tokig

    tokig 20 Husqvarna FE501s Supporter

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    I am not having good service from Tubliss 18" used in my rear wheel 2017 FE701e.
    Rear rim listed i the 2017 701e parts diagram as a WM2 , but in reality it is a WM3 -2.50"
    Tried a couple 18" Tubliss for 11k, now going back to tubes and rim locks.
    Tire at low pressure (10-15)will tear stem off tubliss tube.
    So found a rim lock and documenting the weight.
    MotionPro11-0017b.jpg

    Installing a ChenShin 3.75/4.00-18 tube as it was in my inventory.
    Tire will be TKC80 140/80 - 18 twinduro
  20. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!!

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    Interesting. I ran Tubliss front and rear for 20k or so miles, often airing down to 10-12 psi off road. Never had a single problem. The Tubliss insert at 110 psi is a very effective 360 rim lock by itself. And Tubliss includes a very beefy bolted rim lock. I just dont see how a tire could spin on the rim with this setup properly installed. Don’t know if this happened. But valve stem on high pressure liner must be aligned perpendicular. If off much the 110 psi is hard on valve stems pulling at an angle through the rim hole. FWIW
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