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  1. Talk me off the ledge

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hey all, first thanks for being such a great resource and helpful. Now, I am getting to know my '05 Vee that has (now) 26k on it. I bought it a month ago and began the process of reviving it from the lack of care it received by it's PO. First order of business was an oil and filter change...
  2. DL650 compression test ok, but burning oil. what next?

    V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    first, a disclaimer that while i'm mechanically inclined i'm definitely in uncharted territory here. i noticed that my bike was consuming oil fairly recently. i've been topping it off and it's never run too low, but i want to fix the problem. it's significant, figure i'm burning close to a...