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  1. Acid and fuel pump assembly?

    V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    I have a rusty fuel tank. I bought muriatic acid and some chain to shake around in the tank. Is it OK to leave the fuel pump assembly in while I do this, or will the wiring (rubber, copper, unknown metals) be harmed by the acid? If I take it out, I'm left with a huge hole in the bottom of the...
  2. Hose from bottom of fuel tank is leaking

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi, I'm not very mechanically inclined, so please bear with me... I've got a 2006 DL 650 that I rode down to Nicaragua in 2010. Unfortunately I have not been able to return for the last 2 years and its been just sitting here. I just got back last week and I've been doing some maintenance on...
  3. 08 Fuel Tank ?

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Can someone please let me know if a 2007 DL1000 fuel tank will fit a 2008 DL1000 model? Please and thank you for your advise. -Joe
  4. 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...
  5. Help! Broke Fuel Level Connector off of fuel tank!!!

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I have been working on a project that required removing fuel tank and realized that when I had placed down the fuel tank, I had broken the fuel level connector.:furious:. I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get a connector to replace the broken one. Is there anywhere on the net that...
  6. 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...