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DIY! How to extend battery life with preventive maintenance!

When will you buy a battery if you don't buy it in winter? When was the last time you replaced your motorcycle battery? Because there are many attractive custom parts and motorcycle ...
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DIY! How to Repair “Broken” and “Cracked” Tabs of Cowl

If a plastic part is repaired with simple bonding using an adhesive, the problem will soon recur. Speaking of the side cover, it is also known as a part...
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DIY! How to Reduce Handlebar Vibration of Vintage Motorcycles by Latest OEM Parts

Among popular models, there were "genuine parts" boasted high popularity that they had a nickname. For example, the KAWASAKI Z2 is equipped with a fashionable resin-made rearview mir...
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DIY! How to Grease Up the Swingarm and Brake Pedal

The moveable parts of the motorcycle require proper lubrication, both in the engine and in the motorcycle itself, before worst-case situations occur suc...
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DIY! How to Replace a Rivet Type Drive Chain

When replacing a rivet type drive chain that is not a clip joint, it is required to push out the link pin with a drive chain tool. In this case, only by filing the head of the pin w...
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DIY! How to Grease Up Steering Stem Bearings, Get Smooth Handling

The reason the steering turns smoothly when cornering is due to the stem bearing that exists between ...
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DIY! How to Repair Fuel Tank Leak with a Solder for Sheet Metal

Some of the motorcycles that had been left outside for a long time and vintage motorcycles have some troubles such as "gasoline leak" or "smelling gasoline" from the fuel tank. It ne...
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DIY! How to Improvise Inner Cable in Accelerator and Clutch Wire

If the operation feeling of various wire cables is heavy, and there is a sense of discomfort, most of the mechanics or riders will replace it with the n...
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DIY! How to Repair the Broken Oil Tank by Soldering Iron

In the case of plastic parts such as oil tanks, the shape of the parts is molded by welding like "bag binding" by matching several pieces, and functioning as an oil tank. After many ...
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DIY! How to Replace Halogen Bulb of Headlight

For new models, the number of motorcycle adopting the LED headlight has increased, but most motorcycles are equipped with a halogen bulb. For the halogen bulb, it may not be possible...
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DIY! How to Repair the Stripped Screw Hole! Here are the Countermeasure and Useful Tools

The rearview mirror is often removed when the motorcycle is loaded into the transporter, and adjusted from usual. Have you ever experienced the fact that trying to forcibly remove th...
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DIY! How to Maintain the Brake Master Cylinder!

The piston inside the brake master cylinder is important parts to push out the brake fluid proportional to the force applied to the lever or pedal. If either the piston body or the r...
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DIY! How to Grease Up Brake Lever Taught by Professional Mechanic

Speaking of the brake system and lubricant, they are like cats and dogs, but some parts require lubrication. The pivot bolt of the brake lever is required to grease up in order to op...
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DIY! How to Remove Stripped Bolt by Nut Twister

If the rusty bolts and nuts are stripped by forcibly loosened with the wrench, the first step is to try to turn them with locking pliers or the chisel. When the corner of bolt head o...
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DIY! How to Change the Coolant to Prevent Engine Damage and Rust

The characteristic of a liquid-cooled engine against an air-cooled engine that cannot be cooled if the outside air will not reach the engine is that the liquid-cooled engine kept at ...
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DIY! How to Maintain the Brake Caliper!

Speaking of motorcycle braking systems, there are wholly no worry even OEM parts because its performance has been evolved and stabilized remarkably since the '90s. However, speaking ...
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DIY! How to Change Front Fork Oil and its Effectiveness Taught by Professional Mechanic

Suspensions that are important to receive shocks from the road surface and when turning in the corners are achieved by two functions: springs and dampers. The fork oil is an indispen...
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DIY! How to Change Brake Fluid Taught by Professional Mechanic

The key point is to remove the brake fluid from the reservoir tank first! The brake fluid, which is responsible for the operations of the hydraulic brakes, attracts and absorbs mois...
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DIY! How to Grease Up Bearings Taught by Professional Mechanic

Bearings are essential for the smooth rolling of the wheel, but the grease affects the performance of the bearings. The bearings embedded in the rolling part are applied with grease for lubrication....
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DIY! How to Oil Change and Oil Filter Replacement for the New KATANA GSX-S1000 Series

The GSX-S1000 has a liquid-cooled 4-cylinder engine inherited from the GSX-R1000, equipped on a street fighter design motorcycle. The up handlebar position is comfortable in the city...
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