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Old 06-17-2009, 12:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What did you do to your twin today?

The Classic triple forum has a thread for daily modifications and shop work. Lets get that going for twins as well.

Today I lowered my T100's rear brake lever. I took the pin out, the master cylinder off and adjusted the bucket and locknut. Now I won't be beside my brake pedal on that bike, I can be above it, ready to use it just a tiny bit quicker.

I also painted the worst-off gas cap I had, black. So I can ride on sunny days without being blinded by my own bike. - my sun visor is in the helmet, and comes down from the top so I get nice glare off the clocks and tank...

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Old 06-17-2009, 04:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 06-17-2009, 05:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Removed the previous owner's shoesole from the exhaust using something called "wondersteen"

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Old 06-17-2009, 05:42 AM   #4 (permalink)
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finished off Data-Tagging under the seat, greased up the battery terminals with Bel-ray chain wax, gave the bike a good ploish with Mr Sheen, checked tyre pressures, all o.k.
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Old 06-17-2009, 06:51 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Looked at the rear brake caliper to see what size hose needed to bleed. Not completed, though. Leaning over any further would have spilled my coffee. I'll finish later.
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Old 06-17-2009, 07:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 06-17-2009, 07:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Q. What did you do to your twin today?

A. Rode it.
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Old 06-17-2009, 09:35 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I found a woven bracelet that says "Pendejo " on it and tightened it around my brake reservior . Sounds cheesy but the mods prior was a Zard system and a headlight visor . :
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I looked to see if the new Joker billet shock bolt trim caps would fit on my top rear shock mount - the bottom mount is hidden by my exhausts so don't care
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