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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-22-2007, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
 
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oil chnage and plugs

Me n the old man put new plugs and changed the oil yesterday i will never put plugs in again, it blew balls droppin the radiator and lifting the ****in tank to put in some BS plugs where you cant reach unless you got baby hands. Btw my old plugs looked great thank you very much. Now for a chain cleaning any suggestions on a fastway to do it besides buyin a new 1 ?
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they have a special tool that makes cleaing a chain a simple painless ordeal, i think its the "grunge brush" gas told me about it eaerlier this year



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they have a special tool that makes cleaing a chain a simple painless ordeal, i think its the "grunge brush" gas told me about it eaerlier this year
That or just get a toothbrush. Put something under your chain to catch the gunk that falls off. I use WD40 to clean. (Cue the debate...) Works like a charm.



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That or just get a toothbrush. Put something under your chain to catch the gunk that falls off. I use WD40 to clean. (Cue the debate...) Works like a charm.
WD40 rocks... it also works great cleaning them white rims (don't get it on your brake rotors or tires).

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What chemical depends on what type of chain you have. If you have a - or x ring I suggest you stay away from wd40. Use kerosene.. like in heaters. Its a oil and therefor has some lubricity to it.

What tool? That's easy. If you're cheap... a old tooth brush and a bunch of rags. If not.. then you want "The grunge brush"

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great find gasman ...................rept
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FYI, most tanks (probably on the newer bikes) have a deal where, if the tank is raised to a certain height, the bolt that holds it (by your crotch) can be used to hold the tank at that height.
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FYI, most tanks (probably on the newer bikes) have a deal where, if the tank is raised to a certain height, the bolt that holds it (by your crotch) can be used to hold the tank at that height.
I have seen many with like hood props under the tanks! GSXR's I think..




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Mine uses the bolt technique.
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WD40 wont hurt your chain if you dont leave it on there. Use it to clean...ride around the block then lube.

Call WD40...they'll tell you too.

I wouldn't soak it in the stuff but it'll do fine to clean it. But yes, kerosene is recommended.




And I use a block of wood to hold my tank up, when reconnecting fuel lines...otherwise it's gotta come all the way off.



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roger, whole thing is i was talking to a local cop whose got a 600 and is the motor cop he was raggin on me about it i cant let it go now
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That or just get a toothbrush. Put something under your chain to catch the gunk that falls off. I use WD40 to clean. (Cue the debate...) Works like a charm.
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