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post #1 of 5 Old 01-13-2007, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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just done another 200 miles and am bonding instantly with the strom
seems a little harsh on the front anyone sugest a adjusment to the preload would help ??

anyway i was washing it when i got back and both frames are bieng chaffed by my boots is there a diy cure ?? aftermarket one maby ??

anthything else i should watch for tank ect prevention better than cure

how is the overall finish bearing up with you long term guys are certain parts prone to corrosion or rust ?? as i say any tips would be gratfully recieved

im not just saying this i like is more than the gs i used to have just hope it goes as well two up

any way thaks in advance regards steve


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post #2 of 5 Old 01-13-2007, 03:25 PM
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-13-2007, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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had a go in the garage tonight nicked the car mat from the ford
made a tempate from paper
didnt bother with the swing arm holes and just used auto trim double tape to stick them on i had it from halfords for a tank protector that came away ..sticks like somthing to a blanket
...looks quite neat even though i say so myself


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does raise the question ..should i have to be doing this ???

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post #4 of 5 Old 01-13-2007, 11:28 PM
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Great idea minkyhead . I've got some wear spots on my strom but that area is usually covered in dirt and road grime :mrgreen: so it really doesn't bother me.

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