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  1. DL650A - 2017+
    Hey, I thought I'd post this since I couldn't really find a similar thread. I bought my brand new MY 2020 V Strom in September 2020. I rode it for a month or two; then it was time to store it away for the winter (I live in Western Europe). I never rode in the wet or snow. So my bike has also...
  2. 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...
  3. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey folks, I'm semi-winterizing the bike, and I've done my usual cleaning (washing & rinsing the bike with a diluted car shampoo, Plexus to clean & protect the plastics, and a coat of Nu Finish "wax") as well as cleaning & lubing the chain. I live in an apartment building, so I have no way...
  4. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Hi Anyone know if there are something to consider before winter storage of wee under cold conditions. Here in Norway we often hit like minus 30 degrees. Last winter I did some small battery charge sessions now and then just to make sure the battery didnt go flat. Last winter i also stored...
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