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Old 12-17-2012, 04:17 AM
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With help from Hugh (Vman) we installed my pro-oiler on the weekend and took some pics as I have never taken the bike apart before.
The install went well once we worked out were to put all the bits the programming is going to be the hard part.
I am yet to go for a ride to see how the standard 18 map programm works for me and Sparkles.
While I had the bike apart I checked the air filter as we did the dirt weekend the other week with SteveC and crew and then decided we should redo the wiring for all the accessories as they had them going over the frame under the fuel tank and it had rubbed the paint of the frame in one section not good.
So undid all the wiring and re routed it and put it in a spiral sheath so it's all together and protected all good now.

The odd thing is when we took the tank off we only had to undo the press in clip for the fuel line.
Which means when she had her service the other week or before not sure as I haven't had the tank off before they didn't put the black hoses back on the 2 drain nossels that are under the tank.
Drain nossels
1 on the left flush with filler rim is for water collection around the rim of filler cap I believe.
2 is fuel over spill it's the raised orange nozzel to the right of fuel filling hole.

Hoses
1 goes to the coolant overflow and down near foot brake.
2 down near foot brake
3 not sure it is attached to #2 with T junction and doesn't really go anywhere and it has nothing to attach to.

So I put 2 of them back on as they are two different sizes and can only go one way not sure about the 3rd.

If anyone can help with this hose thing please do

I will let them know at Suzuki next time I am there.


You can see the wiring poking out under the tank here and the rub mark



Pro-oiler control box



wiring re run and incased in spiral tube and clean air filter



Sparkles Naked



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Old 12-17-2012, 04:58 AM
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Did you put a screen over the front of the air filter inlet to keep bugs out while you had it apart?
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:23 AM
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Could someone explain to me why,with the modern "o" ring chains and the lasting quality of spray on chain lube that there is a necessity to install such.Nice job gotawee but I take the small cover off and check the primary sprocket,stick the bike on the centre stand and check for a sticky link--these oilers are in the too hard basket for me.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:04 AM
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Did you put a screen over the front of the air filter inlet to keep bugs out while you had it apart?
Don't need to do this as it was spotless as the intake is in behind the frame.

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Could someone explain to me why,with the modern "o" ring chains and the lasting quality of spray on chain lube that there is a necessity to install such.Nice job gotawee but I take the small cover off and check the primary sprocket,stick the bike on the centre stand and check for a sticky link--these oilers are in the too hard basket for me.
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I suppose it is personal preference, I have never had an oiler before so this is new to me always sprayed until now.
I wanted the oiler as I am doing longer trips on this bike and didn't want the hassel of carrying cans of lube and spraying every night.
It also means the chain is oiled at all times no matter the weather or riding conditions.

My chain and sprockets have no wear on them or sticky links as of yet nearly 20000km's as I am pretty meticulous with the care and cleaning.
I do a total clean of both sprockets and chain once a month and lube every time I ride no matter how many km's I do.

I can just check the chain is oiled and all is good at the end of the day and continue with the total cleaning of everything once a month.
I suppose time will tell if it was worth it or not, I think it will be though.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:05 AM
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I have to say that I do tend to agree with you. If I was on a unsupported trip through Africa or somewhere maybe but 30,000km+ from the stock chain and sprockets is enough for me but each to their own.
That chain looks a little tight to me in the pictures but it may be just that the rear wheel is off the ground.
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Don't need to do this as it was spotless as the intake is in behind the frame.
Have you ridden a Wee during the Australian summer yet?
Let me know your answer when you have.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:38 AM
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Have you ridden a Wee during the Australian summer yet?
Let me know your answer when you have.
Yep, I got the bike the 1st week of January.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:13 AM
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I don't have access to an Australian spec hose routing diagram so I'm doing a little guessing. The tube to the hole on the left of the filler cap well is on every Strom. It is to drain rain water and overfilled fuel. My bike doesn't have the orange nozzle. I'll bet it is a tank vent connection to a one way valve in the filler cap or even to the atmosphere if it is outside the area of the cap ring. If the latter, it could have a hose connection. North American Glees vent the tank through an evaporative charcoal canister that is connected to the throttle bodies to keep fuel vapor from entering the atmosphere.
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Don't need to do this as it was spotless as the intake is in behind the frame.

Maybe it's changed for youse guys. My air filter was a repository for every bug that happened along before I screened in the intake.
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A naked dude on a stripped down strom?
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