Hi Evil...yeah I am not planning on retorqueing unless I notice the dimples on the nut have moved. Right now all is fine and nice and tight and I hope it stays that way. It's a 2006 model with 20,000 kilometers (12,000 miles) on the clock. I am the 3 rd owner and have only done 1,500 kilometer so far.
Some specs are hard-wired into the old Popular Mods thread are remain available. This particular section needs updating but that thread is no longer managed.
Making it confusing, early bikes have a different nut size and torque versus later bikes. Yamaha messed-up the service manuals. Plus, subsequent to the Popular Mods entry, it was found that 110 pounds was best for early bikes. And later bikes too.
I just bought an 08 warrior xv1700, with about 36,000 miles. During about an hour ride, I lost all power to the back tire for a few seconds, throttle still raised the rpm’s but didn’t go anywhere. I was in 5th gear going approximately 70-75mph (speedometer is off) when it happened the first...
I had this happen to me once last year but quickly dismissed it since it didn't happen again. I was in 3rd gear, running around 3200rpm getting ready to merge onto a highway. After probably 15 or 20 seconds the bike just cut out on me. I pulled in the clutch, and when I let out she came back...
Came across this question and answer which seems to make a lot of sense to me.
Is it okay if I use engine oil rated 20W50 instead of the 10W40 oil stated in the vehicle manual since I live in a tropical location?
No, your engine is designed to pump the oil recommended at full working...
I just removed the bracket that holds the tail lights and licence plate... and in the process broke 3 of the 4 rusty bolts!
any of you know any way of recovering from that short of paying $1000 for a new fender??
I don't really think i can get a drill in there to get the stuck bits...
Day 2 ownership and I’ve already a couple of issues. Hopefully nothing major.
#1 is the chattering clicking noise when turning off with the kill switch. Which I see is mentioned a lot, Bulbs have not been changed to LED but the number plate LED wires are broken.
#2 is sometimes...
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