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post #1 of 7 Old 01-10-2010, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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Another boring air filter Q

My bike was running a little weird on Friday. Or I was tripping. Anyway, I'm checking easy stuff and I just checked the air filter. I cleaned it with kerosene not too long ago and sprayed on some oil. The filter is still pretty clean and there is definitely still oil on the foam. Enough to make my rubber glove slick. Is that enough oil?




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Sounds like you're good on the filter, and yes, you probably are tripping ;-). May want to check the drain hose from the airbox, I think mine has a plug at the end that needs to be removed to drain it? Too damn cold right now for me to go out and look.

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You know what...I was tripping. Here's my definition of running a little weird. It felt...different. I couldn't put my finger on it. Today I cleaned and lubed the chain, put a little seafoam in. Blah, blah. I rode it and it felt normal. Then it occured to me...I was wearing my old gloves, not my fancy ass new held gloves. I've only worn them once. On Friday when the bike felt "weird". I think that was the difference. I gotta get used to them fancy gloves. Or my chain was dirty as shit. Take your pic.

That and I am a spaz.




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Clean your chain wearing the new gloves. Fixt.
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And mess up that pretty yellow kangaroo skin? Are you crazy?




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Clean your chain wearing the new gloves. Fixt.
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