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post #1 of 3 Old 11-15-2008, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Maintenance ?'s

Since riding season is pretty much over I am going to start my winter bike projects soon and had a ?

I am going to do a thin HG, intake cam, valve springs, ignition module, and the brake upgrade.

Since I am going through all this I was also going to sync the throttle bodies while I am at it but is there anything else I should do? Valve clearance? anything else?

Bike has a lil over 9000 miles.

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....well, you should check the clearances on the new cam when it goes in... that's pretty much a given. Other than topping off the gas tank, I'd remove the battery and set it up on a a battery tender.

If you're really in the mood, change your fork oil (or fork and shock springs if they're not set up for your weight). Give the chain a healthy coat of goo to keep it from rusting. Wheel bearings get ignored a lot: cleaning & re-greasing the seals and bearings is a good one. Coolant changes should be done about evey 2 years they say... I do mine every season as I switch from straight WaterWetter to anti-freeze in the winter. Fresh oil & filter are another given.

...and brake calipers are always in need of some love and attention. Clean pistons are happy pistons. :) Some fresh RBF600 in the lines is always a pleasant feeling. Need any more? ;)

Attack life... it's going to kill you anyway.

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Thanks spaz! Any other advice?
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