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2012 Winter To-Do Lists

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Old 11-21-2011, 12:35 PM
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Figured all of us could use a place to keep a list of what we plan on doing to our bikes while they are stored away in the winter.


As I have hit 12k miles on the odometer I have a couple crucial things to be done...

My running list:

Replace oem air filter with K&N air filter
Replace brake fluid
Replace coolant
Powdercoat rearsets
Check spark plugs
Replace chain, & possibly sprockets
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:04 PM
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I have no work planned for my bikes this winter, but my advice to everybody working on their bike in the winter is to work SLOW. Last year I spread out my work long enough to just about hold me over until it was riding season again.
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 05:36 PM
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Gonna do the run-out on the valves, their definetly due at the 20k I've got on the
odometer. Re-build the seat, I log 100-120 miles and my butt hurts. Start a serious
hunt for a set of bars that will put me where I need to be. It's time for the serious
paint for my little beastie, as well. I threw a rattle-can at her when she first came
home, a year ago. It's time for the pearl grey/white with black tiger strips on the
uppers and nose. Black (maybe a white pinstrip) for the lowers and side/tail.

That should keep me busy during the days it's too ugly to ride.

Ern
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 05:38 PM
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New pipe
Pciii + dyno tune
New plugs
New battery
2-4 new led strips
New front tire
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:52 PM
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Change the chain and sprockets, maybe throw in a speedo healer
Oil change
Replace brake fluid
Fix front turn signals and double check other wiring I hastily put together
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:08 PM
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New fairings
Manual CCTL
Bleed Brakes again
New Brake and clutch lever
New battery possibly

That may be it
 
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:32 PM
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new chain & sprockets
front turn signals
new rear farings/undertail
remove 12o'clock bar
new rear turn signals
touch up the crank case where my brother dragged it through the gravel
adjust throttle and clutch
check/replace fluids
would like to replace levers too
new headlight that actually provides light at night
 
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Old 11-23-2011, 05:49 PM
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Honda:
Tires
Oil Change

Kawasaki:
Tires
Dialed suspension
-1 front sprocket
Oil change

Not much overall, and I'll only buy the parts during the winter. Work won't start until spring.
 
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:08 PM
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did the oil change yesterday.
- undertail
- new windscreen
already got the parts, just not sure if i can actually do it myself lol..
 
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:36 PM
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-Oil Change
-New Plugs
-New Battery(how can you tell if its old no build date its the jap one)
-Trying to figure out to get maybe oem weights for handle bards to keep down vibration?
 

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