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  1. Assist w/Fuel Line Clamp Removal

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    I admit, I am not much of a wrench... but in trying to fix a fuel leak there are a couple of clamps I need to remove. I went to local auto/cycle shops for help but got a few chuckles instead. Is there a specific name for these clamps, or tool, or alternative to removal..? Got cabin fever and...
  2. Did mechanic error cause my crash?

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Last Friday I crashed my bike (K2). I smelled gas, then boom went down. When I caught up to the bike which was lying 50 feet away, gas was gushing out from under the tank. When I got it home the fuel line was off the intake and turning the key sent gas everywhere. I figure this caused my rear...
  3. SOS: Fuel-Disconnect to the Tank:

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Dear Friends, while I've disconnected the tank from the Fuel-Supply-Line @ the Black & White connector many times before;,..... This time: a small orange-ring, a green o-ring & a red collar/spacer/sleeve thing/s all fell out ! ! In what order, SHOULD THEY B re-INSERTED ? :headbang: My...
  4. Draining fuel tank for storage

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I need to ship/store my '09 DL650 without any gas in the tank. I'm considering draining the tank and coating the inside with a bit of fogging oil to prevent rust. Does anyone have suggestions to make this process easier? Such as -Is it fairly easy to disconnect the fuel hose from the fuel...