My 2nd Seca (take a look)

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XJRIDER.MAD.WI
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1992 Seca, 1972 Suzuki Hustler AKA the smoker

Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:36 pm

Check you fork seals and head bearing. My fork seals started leaking just after I put new tires on and got oil all over them. almost spilled the bike due to oil on the front tire. Check pads and brake oil levels. Oil change, drain old gas, plugs....I think one of the guys here has a new bike checklist you may want to search it.

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Bigfeet51
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St Lucia

Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:40 pm

Did all of that already. Only thing left for me to do is clean the carbs

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mybikefun
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: '13 Yamaha FZ1, 1992 XJ 600 Seca II
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:30 am

Bigfeet51 wrote:Did all of that already. Only thing left for me to do is clean the carbs
:Mozarkrider:
As iron sharpens iron, one man sharpens another - Proverbs 27:17

Check out my build thread http://xjrider.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=3362

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LeighTower
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 2015 FZ-07 (now) 1993 XJ600SE, 1989 XJ750 Virago
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:11 pm

Haha! That nest looked just like the one I found myself, after riding my Seca back from the PO's house. Those guys are so crafty, aren't they? ;)
Best ride ever taken? The last one. I live for the next.

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Bigfeet51
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:16 pm

They really are! When I opened the air box and saw the nest I jumped back and said WTF is that...lmao. The neighbors ask me is everything alright :)

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SpeedRacerOnline
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:48 pm

Bigfeet51 wrote:They really are! When I opened the air box and saw the nest I jumped back and said WTF is that...lmao. The neighbors ask me is everything alright :)
LOL! Same story here, only it was my wife asking what happened.
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Bigfeet51
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:59 pm

Things like that really makes my blood cold. I remember tearing down a wall and seeing pink baby rats in a nest and I swear I couldn't even finish the job.

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Posbike
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1993 Xj600 Seca II & 2016 Yamaha FZ-07
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Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:05 pm

Old post, but very helpful for me today. Just got a stock airbox!
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