Check the age of the tires and if old replace them.
Change the belts unless they have been done in the last 2 years.
Look everythiing over and check bolt torque on every bolt you can find.
inspect the front tank mounts to see if the tank is still attached at the front.
look for oil leaks at the heads and fix them to prevent oil stains burning on.
Check service history for when the last major service was done.
look at the color of the oil if it is black change it an inspect magnet,sump screen.
Located in Charleston. I have bike being shipped to a friend who is Mercedes master mechanic but has worked on his fit of Ducati’s and is doing belt and valve service before I pic up. Planned on at least those two things and clutch if it need it. Bike has 14k on it.
It won't need a clutch, but you will need to do some muscle training on your clutch hand! One mod you will need (if it hasn't been done) is some sort of fueling modification, as these engines run too weak at low revs. I've got a FatDuc on mine which transformed the low-speed running.
Good afternoon all. Its been a while since Ive been on here. I was a proud owner of a full faring sport classic 1000s and had to part with it.
It was an unfortunate time but Ive decided to start looking for another one.
Do any of you guys know of any clean Paul Smart or 1000s bikes are or...
I went looking and didn't find a "What Did You Do . . . " thread for SC's. Found Streetfighter, Hyper, etc. but no SC. Thought I'd start one for us. (I could be wrong and just missed finding it but . . .)
New sprockets and chain for my GT. Always a nice thing to look at.
Well, long story short I've managed to destroy my oil cooler.
A related thread sort of describes the issue at hand, wherein the oil lines vibrate loose and bathe bike and rider in hot oil.. easily solved by retightening the lines.. only in my case, I suffered a "lapse in judgement" and...
Donut Dip in West Springfield Mass. is the best donut shop I have found since I moved here about 2 1/2 years ago. In Phoenix AZ. the best donuts were at Bosa Donuts. But the best donuts I have ever had were at Westend Donuts and Deli in Gallup New Mexico. Every time my wife and I go cross...