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  1. :) Oh, those were the days, huh? I remember a guy...

    :) Oh, those were the days, huh? I remember a guy in the Nav who used to check bomb eject circuits by shorting with a screwdriver to see if they sparked...that's 'old school'...
  2. I'm with kr4mo on this. I've dissected a pump...

    I'm with kr4mo on this. I've dissected a pump from my f650gs and the gas is pumped through the motor for cooling, etc. If it sits and gets gummed up, that means it can be gummy inside the electric...
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    I've got an aluminum hauler from Northern Tool....

    I've got an aluminum hauler from Northern Tool. https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200414727_200414727
    It's rated 400lbs. That's probably the hard limit on most vehicles. On the Honda...
  4. Thread: Stalling

    by danexmachina
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    Don't rule out the pump itself

    I have posted elsewhere about the pump causing stalling in my F650GS. Find another bike without the problem and listen to the fuel pump when you first turn on the key in the morning. Mine would...
  5. Oh..and the rubber absorbs some of the brake...

    Oh..and the rubber absorbs some of the brake fluid, so that hygroscopic nature of the brake fluid becomes a 'feature' of old rubber brake parts. Eventually, it's like your brake fluid is directly...
  6. Moisture is absorbed through the rubber parts of...

    Moisture is absorbed through the rubber parts of the system over time. Water molecules are pretty small. Rubber molecules are big and have gaps.

    There are two problems with not changing the fluid...
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    I don't know if this applies to it, but the...

    I don't know if this applies to it, but the problem with my 650GS twin turned out to be the fuel pump. I cut it open after replacing and could see how the bearings went bad. At idle, the computer...
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    Thanks Willy! I'm a "captive" and my wife's a...

    Thanks Willy! I'm a "captive" and my wife's a native. I'm still learning where things are.
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    New old rider. F650gs twin

    I recently got a salvaged 650gs single for my daughter, and it was so much fun, I got the twin for myself. I look forward to meeting and riding the trails in Iowa. Suggestions for good fishing holes...
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    Welcome to motorcycling!! My sympathies to your...

    Welcome to motorcycling!! My sympathies to your T-shirt dealer..;)
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