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Messed up events today with my F3

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Old 06-15-2010, 07:23 AM
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I have been trying to fix my leaking stator cover. Yesterday I drained the oil and took the stator off and cleaned it. I left my bike in the parking garage where it has always been parked for a while. My stator cover was hanging on the gear shifter and there was a rag covering the engine and the stator. When I came out to the bike today the stator was gone. Nowhere to be found just up and vanished.

So now I need a new stator cover, stator, and hardware. I looked at the oem stator and its 400.00 bucks alone at bikebandit. I looked at the ebay stators and they are around 140.00 bucks. Has anyone had any luck with the ebay stators?

I can't figure out why someone would steal it. Maybe for the copper that is in it but its such a small amount. I live in south korea and scrap is big deal over here. I the past I had people walk into the yard of the place I was renting and take my F3 and R1 plastics. To use thoughs things are expensive but they would only gotten a few bucks for them at the scrap yard. The bike is like fourteen years old and not alot of F3/F2 in south korea. Had to be for scrap.

I can't wait to come home and I will make sure my bike is stored in my garage and not in a parking garage and I will be packing some artillery if the burglar alarm goes off.
 
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Old 06-15-2010, 12:43 PM
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wow thats crazy.. likely yo get a crack head a dollar or two maybe. Get a good used one off of ebay from a good seller, or post up in the f3 section and see if those guys have one GOOD LUCK
 
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:24 PM
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Damn when I was at Camp Humphrey's I never heard of many things getting stolen.
 
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Old 06-16-2010, 04:19 PM
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its a good thing they didnit take your whole bike. that thing is so sexy, id try to steal it haha
 
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:27 PM
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That is certainly messed up, man.
Maybe you can cruise the streets and find info about the stator black market.

Don't mean to make light of it, though. I know I'd be pizzed off.
 
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Old 06-18-2010, 12:21 AM
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I wish I had a bike when I was in SK, all I had to drive was a scooter that year!
 
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:38 PM
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I didn't even get that since I was an E4P, they only allow E7 and above to have vehicles now. On post that is anyways which is where I was stuck.
 
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Damn Koreans will be able to eat for a weak after they salvage the copper!
 
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:51 AM
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That was the last component the North Koreans needed to complete the bomb...DOOOOH!
 
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Old 06-25-2010, 07:55 PM
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Thrasher,
Now that made me laugh thanks alot. I have new parts on the way from bike bandit. Whoever took the stator must of had small hand to reach under the set and disconnet the connector.
 
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