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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-14-2013, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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just givin you guys an update on my prev threads. today i replaced my fan switch, topped up my coolant, burped my system and got rid of my old shitty rear indicators and swapped them for new upgrades.

now the cooling fan comes on properly at 95-96degrees (which is lower than the 104 i was expecting it to kick in at), but the lower the better. gave the battery another full charge for good measure.

i know half this stuff you guys can do with your eyes closed. but this is the first time ive done anything like this on a motorcycle before, so im mega happy and keen to keep improving.

once again, thanks for all the pre-advice, it was a massive help

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That's awesome bear,One of the best ways to learn and build a metric hardware collection is to obtain junk bikes and take them apart.
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yeah ive thought about doing that with my bro,

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yeah ive thought about doing that with my bro,
Cool that way you can share the expense of all the tools you will suddenly NEED
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That's awesome bear,One of the best ways to learn and build a metric hardware collection is to obtain junk bikes and take them apart.
My wife bitches at me enough for my pile of parts to install on my current RC51.
Much less the look I get when she passes it by on its stands on the way to the utility room.
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My wife bitches at me enough for my pile of parts to install on my current RC51.
Much less the look I get when she passes it by on its stands on the way to the utility room.
lol, i believe you man. id keep mine in my kitchen if my wife would let me

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My wife has become very jealous of the constant stream of UPS packages coming to the house, for the bike. I am seriously considering having them delivered to my office, so that she does not see how many things I order.
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good idea. i normally grab my deliveries and throw them into my tool box b4 she see's anything

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