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  1. DL650A - 2017+
    Hey folks! Having just recently had two V-Strom 650s (2017+2013) into the shop for valve checks with both being within "spec" I was wondering what your experiences have been thus far. I have attached a poll for those interested with the intention of guiding those who may be considering...
  2. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Any of you users in the Seattle area knowledgeable of how to do a valve check and replacement? I have a garage, can pay cash and will provide beers for duration of the project. I am mechanically inclined just needing someone to look over my shoulder and assist if stuff gets wonky. Thank you
  3. DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum and I really appreciate all the information I could gather from you guys! I'm buying a new V-Strom 650 ABS (not too sure if white or red) and I would like to know what services can I expect for a brand new bike? I know about the normal oil, filter, chain and...
  4. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    My 2006 wee is well overdue for a valve adjustment, and the dealer mentioned that they may as well replace the valve seals as well. I have several questions on this topic (I am by no means anything remotely close to being considered a mechanic :fineprint: NOTE: My bike is working fine, no...
  5. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    Hey all, I just got finished adjusting the intake and exhaust valves on the front cylinder (rear cylinder valves all in spec) and reinstalling everything on my k6 wee. I then proceeded to fire it up and finish refilling the radiator. After about a min of running it started making a tapping...
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