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: Maintenance How-to


  1. Do I have to remove the gas tank?
  2. Aux. Wiring Help
  3. Do I need a new chain? 2010 Wee
  4. 2012+ DL650 front wheel removal
  5. tank decals
  6. Coolant draining 2006 Vee
  7. 2012 + DL650 Clutch adjustment
  8. Dead electrics
  9. Wheel bearing replacement procedure
  10. Bleed the clutch with out any special tools
  11. Looking for an owner's manual
  12. No coolant drain bolts on K6 Vee?
  13. Fitting lowering links ?
  14. Bar end wont thread back on
  15. Gas Tank removal question
  16. New brake lever need lube?
  17. Magneto / Flywheel removal
  18. Embarrassing question lower Cowl removal
  19. 2007 Wee Warning Flasher light switch
  20. What is this screw?
  21. removing the regulator on a DL650
  22. electrical guages
  23. My starter motor troubleshooting guide
  24. Starter switch replacement
  25. installing carrier mat
  26. Battery tender questions
  27. Cut Down Shield
  28. Easy and gentle primary sprocket removal
  29. Headlight adjustment
  30. New chain prep
  31. Wheel bearing tool
  32. Thanks to Black Lab
  33. Howto on rear shock / spring replacement?
  34. Front Fork Oil Seal Replacement - One Tip
  35. need help! Bike will not start again.
  36. Fork Oil
  37. Low Range Torque Wrench
  38. front abs lines
  39. Routine maint. clutch adj?
  40. Clutch Catastrophe, can't get slave cylinder back on
  41. Chirping sound
  42. A tip when fitting tubes in tyres
  43. Making thing easier
  44. Plugged my first tire
  45. near miss...
  46. Can you make ABS switchable?
  47. oil pressure sending unit slow leak
  48. DL650 lifting the front wheel off the floor with Centrestand
  49. VAlve shims??
  50. New to bike and forum, spark plugs?
  51. Rear sprocket not round?
  52. Clutch handle adjustment
  53. Chain Adjustment / Side Stand vs. Center
  54. Crash bar bolts
  55. Rear Header Removal = WTF?!
  56. Battery connections:
  57. DL1K: How to repair a stripped oil plug
  58. Side cowling removal-How to?
  59. Starting Problem - Battery?
  60. removing stubborn bar end. . .
  61. DL650 code , C13
  62. oil drip
  63. valve adjustment 2002 vee
  64. adjusting valves on 2002 dl1000
  65. Chain Adjustment Video
  66. Headlight aiming specification
  67. 2012 fork spring swap
  68. Dealer Mode from Dr Vstrom dl1000 and 650
  69. Crankcase Bolt Torque - I don't want to mess up
  70. Brake Line and Brake Fluid Replacement
  71. fog light help!
  72. Lifting Bike
  73. How much rust in a gas tank is enough to need fixing?
  74. How To Make Lock Cylinders TRAX (suzuki adv) cases BETTER!!!
  75. Bad Battery, Short, What is my Problem?
  76. 12V in-the-dash install
  77. Front Brake Line on ABS Wee
  78. Advice Needed: Patching hole in plastic
  79. Front sprocket replacement
  80. coolant maintenance
  81. wiring help
  82. Vstrom service videos
  83. Little embarrassed but I have to ask (oil change related).
  84. Dog Bones Vee vs Wee
  85. DL650 Throttle Cable Slack Adjustment
  86. Fork Removal
  87. How to disassemble and fill up your rear preload adjuster (Pics)
  88. 2012 Wee Oil Filter
  89. What happened to Black Lab Threads?
  90. Mightyshep pics???
  91. Rear axle nut torque
  92. How do you remove the brake pads from caliper ?
  93. HELP please - rear shock install
  94. Putting it back together
  95. Fuel Gauge Fixed - It's Now Linear
  96. R/R Regulator rectifier replaced with a MOSFET (pics included)
  97. DL650 '09 ABS brake bleed procedure
  98. Replacing license plate bulb
  99. DL1000 Compression and Rebound Gold Valve install, plus some tuning comments
  100. Top case Installation, remove pad?
  101. Off'n one piece
  102. How to move the throttle tube?
  103. Throttle cable replacement
  104. Changing front sprocket on DL1000 k6
  105. dL650 gear lever
  106. Oxford Hot Hands Over Grip Heaters
  107. ruined windshield?
  108. When to Replace front tire
  109. How I Carry Extra Motor Oil & Lube My Chain (Video)
  110. Loos Front brake caliper
  111. Loose Mirror
  112. Headlight Light receptacle
  113. need 12v outlet help before the ride tomor
  114. My stock seat cover is coming apart..
  115. sticky ignition lock fix (w/ pics)
  116. Shift linkage adjustment
  117. wiring fog lights
  118. Tire bead breaker from wood scraps!
  119. C32 Injector Signal #1 CODE
  120. Road Rocketeer Brake! Tail light install
  121. DL-650 Cam Chain Guide bolt tension
  122. Kick stand shorter???
  123. Bleeding the front brakes with a Mity Vac and banjo bleeder
  124. Wheel removal without centerstand (or any common sense)
  125. wiring instructions for solo prime LED lighting?
  126. Step-by-step: Universal Vista Cruise Control Installation
  127. DL 650 5K wiring aux LED to ignition ?
  128. Rear tire change tutorial with pics
  129. 650 will not cold idle
  130. Front Tire Change Using a Car Ramp
  131. 2007 wee strom valve check/pics
  132. How to install a battery???
  133. Step by step: replacing the front brake line on an ABS Wee
  134. SW-Motech Evo Quick Carrier Installation on a '09 DL650
  135. How to install a MOSFET Regulator/Rectifier
  136. (New Updated) - Changing Oil With SW-Motech Skidplate, (Photos)
  137. NEED HELP?
  138. Stock mirror question
  139. How to fix mountain lock on side bags
  140. Fork oil change
  141. Settling Your Front Suspension
  142. Chain lube on tire
  143. 12vdc compressor
  144. 2003 windshield
  145. k5-650 clutch issues
  146. 2006 Wee TBS Instructions?
  147. SW-MOTECH Complete Installation
  148. 06 Wee synch
  149. Throttle Body Sync
  150. removing crimped header pipe
  151. Wheel removal made easier
  152. Front Brake Master Cylinder Part
  153. Side Panel Removal
  154. 2Bros Repack
  155. Rostra Cruise cable slack
  156. how to find the plug for heated grips
  157. First DIY tire change
  158. Removing Drive Sprocket Cover
  159. Cleaning air filter, Where do I start??
  160. Fixing a Pelican Case: Pelican Goes Good On Warranty
  161. Levels, Lines, And Lasers: I Don't Use Them, (Adjusting My Chain)
  162. Oil change
  163. Best way to remove Vstrom Sticker
  164. How To: Make An Airbox Mud/Splash Guard - (Photos)
  165. TRE install on DL1000
  166. Motion pro
  167. Info on Rear Spring Change to HyperPro
  168. Camera tank bag, cheap and easy
  169. OEM Heated Grips? Newbie question
  170. How to install Crash Bars (BOLT REMOVAL)
  171. How to:Replace rear brake pads
  172. How to: Replace front brake pads
  173. DL1000 Front Wheel Removal
  174. broken front fender mount
  175. How To: Make A Quick A Dirty Waterproof Tankbag, (photos)
  176. battery problem
  177. Adding Sythetic to dino juice...?
  178. Problem after a valve adjustment
  179. Cam Shaft Journal Bolts
  180. Chain Tension/Loosening Rear Axle Nut on an 09
  181. Removing Oil Filter with Afrika Plate/SW Rally Bars..?
  182. Bulb size
  183. Where did the pics go?
  184. maintenance manual
  185. DL:650 Oil Leak at Waterpump
  186. Bent Givi Engine Guards
  187. How To: Install Buell Ulysses Headlights On A 2007 DL-650
  188. Howto: Remove rear shock from K8 DL650A (ABS)
  189. Broke turnsignal switch
  190. Pass AdMore Cable thru Hole in Fender
  191. How to raise your V-Strom motorcycle with a floor jack.
  192. DL 650 How To: Make Homemade Swingarm Removal Tools
  193. No Center Stand
  194. Madstad slipping: How to make it stay where you put it.
  195. Seat Surgery
  196. Oil Cap Tether, (Pics)
  197. DIY Maintanence Videos on YouTube
  198. Manual Tire Changing Tips
  199. Rear Axle bearings
  200. PSA: 12mm metric allen bit socket - Harbor Freight
  201. Strom Minimalist Motorcycle Tire Change
  202. OK... sorry... but where in the heck is the Throttle Body Sync "link"?
  203. Givi engine guards thread chasing tip
  204. DL1000 Clutch Master Cylinder Rebuild
  205. Replacing "Dead" Velcro with Snaps, (Tutorial with Pics)
  206. Rostra CC Wiring Diagram and dipswitch settings for DL650
  207. Dynabead Tire Balancing System, (Tutorial, Links and Pics)
  208. How To Change A Front Wheel While On The Road, (Tutorial - Video)
  209. (Old Version) Changing Oil With SW-Motech Skidplate, (2 Pics)
  210. DL1000/DL650 Move/Remove Warning Stickers
  211. How I installed Stebel Nautilus Compact Air Horn
  212. 19mm Axle Wrench Alternative
  213. Rebending Crash Bars (Pics)
  214. Changing a Front Tire With Simple Tools, (Part 1 & Part 2)
  215. How to disconnect clutch linkage to change engine sprocket?
  216. Marinco 12 volt Outlet Installation
  217. Swingarm Lock Nut Special Tool
  218. Rostra Electronic Cruise Control Install Instructions
  219. Headight modulator install.
  220. DL650 Valve Adjustment Notes and Tips
  221. The Big Oil Thread!!!! The Only Oil Thread!!!!
  222. DL 650 Valve shim calculator
  223. DL1000 Clutch Lever Removal/Replacement
  224. DL1000/650 Front Wheel Removal
  225. DL1000 Side Panel Removal
  226. DL1000/650 Fuel Tank Removal
  227. Simple Air Horn Mount Tutorial
  228. The Finer Points of Washing and Detailing
  229. How to change the stator on a DL1000
  230. Housekeeping!
  231. Something To Check ...
  232. DL1000 Powerpoint file for Clutch Basket Replacement
  233. LED's are exhausting!
  234. Clean up the pipes
  235. DID VM2 + 16T Front Sprocket + Stock Rear Sprocket
  236. Clutch basket how to (and not how to...)
  237. Stripped Allen Head Happy Ending
  238. Homemade alignment aid (lots of pics)
  239. DL1000 How to adjust the Secondary Throttle Plates
  240. Alternative Windscreen option--Cheap!
  241. DL1000 TPS Check!
  242. Valve adjustments DL650
  243. Can anyone see this thread?
  244. Forum Introduction