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If you are talking about a motorcycle, i would recomend you to invest in a motorcycle cover that you could pull over your bike when it's parked.
Yep, you'll be fine. The Dexron 3 fluids came along after the Dexron 2 as a more refined formula, so it is backwards compatible with the Dexron 2 fluids.
I would just do the maintenance 500km early. it doesn't have to be all that precisely on the intervals. it's s good way to get more familiar with the new bike. I always do a full oil change I'm taking possession of s new bike, since there is no economic way to know when it was last changed, or with what. getting the oil tested can be done, but it costs as ...
This sort of scenario is not good for any automobile. Especially when you include "Monsoon". Since you will be driving it everyday your only real problem will be way of dealing with rust. Use WD - 40 (will cost you around INR 300) to combat corrosion.
The best thing to do is to ensure the inside of the car does not get damp - even in a garage, condensation can cause mildew or mould to grow. One way to keep it dry is to use a passive dehumifier - basically a material (commonly crystals) that absorbs moisture from the air, in the same way as the silica gel sachets you get in boxes of electrical appliances. ...
You have a lot of questions. I won't be able to answer them all. I will say I have this motor sitting in my shop and have owned a few of these, TL/SV based. Should I be adding any lubricants to anything? Yes, use assembly lube. It's not a disaster if you don't. Assembly lube would typically apply connecting rod and main bearings but it won't hurt ...
If you have a "Deflecting Beam" torque wrench, they are designed to be uses only for tightening. DO NOT use it to undo a thread. Otherwise the wrench will need to be re-calibrated.
The main things I've always heard/done. Always unwind before storing. This helps to keep stress off the springs. If you leave it wound up, the springs can get weak and give inaccurate torque readings. Don't go past the click. Once it clicks, don't turn it further. Can't remember why you shouldn't do this (aside from over-torquing). I always try to ...
It sounds like normal operation of the compressor for the a/c. It is run by a belt from the engine. It is normal for it to cycle on and off while the a/c is on or while the defrost is on. As long as it doesn't sound harsh or like it is switching off and on very frequently (every 3-5 seconds), then it is probably ok.
I shaved .060" off the head gasket surface using a 8" wide belt sander at work. This increases the compression and REALLY provides more torque when the grass gets thick. I use 93 octane gas and have no heating problems. It Really works great! I even installed this modified head on the Brand New lawnmower I bought Of course a clean filter and sharp blade are ...
I have only heard a rod knock, or spun bearing, once when I was asked to diagnose a friends car and although I had never heard one before I diagnosed it and it was in fact a spun rod bearing -- which was confirmed upon removal and disassembly and rebuild. Valve tick and rod knock are often confused. Neither is a particularly good situation, but rod knock ...
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