I've heard of 40,000 miles on some members dubs.... Mine has 10,000 miles and it runs and sounds better now than it did new 7 years ago.............. Keep clean oil in the old girl and check those valves every 5,000 and keep the chain cleaned and oiled......... OMM.
I have 80,000 km's on mine. it became a smoker around 50,000 so I changed the piston,rings and serviced the head. the head was a worry, although I changed the stem seals and ground in the valves, changed the aluminium bushing for a ball bearing, the cam had deep wear. i bought a parts bike this year and swaped the head, who says you cant put a young head on old shoulders :- )
I’m new to dirt (street rider). If this is an old topic forgive me. I’ll be solo remote trail riding and want maximum “safety gear” within weight & size limits.
I’m not sure what they’re called but I plan on getting a “jump start battery gadget”. I was looking at a 1000mah device. About the...
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This number/letter would be the 10th digit of the VIN NUMBER
Additional information for number or letter in Vin Number:
1- Where it's made
4-8- Engine size/ model info [not the same across brands]...
If you happen to have a Coughlan's ferrocerium rod in your emergency kit, you might want to have a look at it.
I have one that was buried in the bottom of a kit that I use from time to time, on bigger trips. When I went to take inventory tonight, I found some mysterious grey dust all over...
I snagged this idea from the other forum I check daily (www.infamousnissan.com) because it is super popular there.
I replaced my old grips with a nice set of Pro Grip 714s ($9.99 shipped from www.motorcycle-superstore.com), swapped out my fuel petcock because it was nearly impossible to...