Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by MOzarkRider » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:11 pm

I agree with 1Oldman
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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by radare » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:28 pm

1Oldman: Can you take the list above and break it out in the manner you think would be most appropriate for noobs?

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Post by 1Oldman » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:29 pm

radare wrote:1Oldman: Can you take the list above and break it out in the manner you think would be most appropriate for noobs?
Sure, I'll work on that.
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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by 1Oldman » Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:03 am

Here's my take on Part 1 predicated on a relatively new rider with a newly acquired Seca II in some kind of running condition.
Part 1, Preliminary Maintenance
1.Change the engine oil and filter
2.Clean the fuel tank and derust if needed
3.Clean out the airbox and blow out the air filter. If the filter is dirty, replace it.
4.Replace the vacuum hoses and fuel line
5.Replace the fuel filter
6.Install new spark plugs and check the resistence on the resistor caps
7.Verify condition of the battery and replace it if it's at all questionable
8.Lubricate the throttle and clutch cables and adjust their freeplay.
9.Clean the chain throughly, lubricate it and adjust it's slack. Replace the chain and sprockets if they are questionable
10.Check the brake fluid and inspect the pads for thickness
11.Change the fork oil and check seals for signs of leakage
12.Inspect the tires for any signs of rubber cracking, uneven wear and for tread depth. Replace as a set if needed.
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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by MOzarkRider » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:52 am

I like that list it seems manageable for someone thats not a gearhead knuckle-busting wrenchaholic, which most of us are but not all lol... Plus its a good guide that includes everything that you "should" do when buying a bike. The only thing I didn't do on that list to mine when I bought it was lubricate the cables.
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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by warp1 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:14 pm

What are your thoughts on the "10 cent rejet"? Specifically shimming the needles. The radio shack washers are .019, the guide implies putting two on for a total of .038.

Sound about right or not needed? I know changing clips on the dynojet needles, moving more than 1 clip position is normally too much...so 2 washers sounds like a lot...was thinking 1?

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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by 1Oldman » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:48 am

warp1 wrote:What are your thoughts on the "10 cent rejet"? Specifically shimming the needles. The radio shack washers are .019, the guide implies putting two on for a total of .038.

Sound about right or not needed? I know changing clips on the dynojet needles, moving more than 1 clip position is normally too much...so 2 washers sounds like a lot...was thinking 1?
10 cent rejet is not necessary unless you've changed the exhaust. If you want to rejet it put #20 pilot jets in it.
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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by radare » Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:12 am

I'd like to bring this back to the top for a moment. What else are we missing here and have any how-to's been done to address the one's we're missing??

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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by WebJunkie » Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:04 pm

There was a pretty good idler gear replacement "How To" post in the old forum. It came in handy for me while replacing mine. http://seca2.forumup.org/viewtopic.php? ... orum=seca2 is the forum link and I have a .pdf if you need it. It was written by thrasher911.

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Re: Have a New Seca II? Standard Maintenance & Repair Items

Post by 1Oldman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:24 pm

WebJunkie wrote:There was a pretty good idler gear replacement "How To" post in the old forum. It came in handy for me while replacing mine. http://seca2.forumup.org/viewtopic.php? ... orum=seca2 is the forum link and I have a .pdf if you need it. It was written by thrasher911.
I just went there and got a virus threat alert from my antivirus program. Got out quick. If you have it on pdf post to radare and he can place it in a proper location.
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