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Author Topic: What did you do to your Bolt today?  (Read 386269 times)

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Offline Mouse

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2013, 11:21:03 am »
Love the paint as well.
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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #31 on: May 16, 2013, 12:25:32 pm »

After:


I think you started a trend my friend. that may be a nice simple upgrade that everyone will like to do

Offline Zaxeiler

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2013, 07:28:22 pm »

After:


I think you started a trend my friend. that may be a nice simple upgrade that everyone will like to do

I second that.  All in favor?

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Offline Mr Monte

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2013, 07:40:48 pm »
I relocated my rear tag today. Total cost $2 for new reflectors. 


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Offline Zaxeiler

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #34 on: May 17, 2013, 08:44:42 am »
I relocated my rear tag today. Total cost $2 for new reflectors. 


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Relocated


Like that.  Where'd you get the stuff?

Offline Mr Monte

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #35 on: May 17, 2013, 09:35:19 am »

Like that.  Where'd you get the stuff?

The rear tag bracket I used was from my Yamaha FZ1. My local motorcycle dealership sells the small round reflectors.

I wasn't happy with the angle of the rear tag so I changed it. I ordered diamond stud license plate bolts for my wife so off with the round reflectors. I reinstalled the stock rear reflector after installing the tag bracket.


I also removed the side reflectors. I had to let the air out of the front tire to get the right side off. The left side had to be cut off since it's also the brake line bracket.
« Last Edit: May 17, 2013, 09:39:02 am by Mr Monte »

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #36 on: May 17, 2013, 09:49:04 am »
yeah, I'll probably be de-flectoring my Bolt this weekend

Offline jhoff88

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #37 on: May 17, 2013, 08:38:24 pm »
I took mine off right away not a fan of them

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #38 on: May 22, 2013, 10:13:41 am »
I relocated my rear tag today. Total cost $2 for new reflectors. 


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Relocated


Man that looks way better brother.
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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #39 on: May 22, 2013, 10:45:33 am »
did my 600 mile service

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2013, 11:13:39 am »
did my 600 mile service

Other than oil change and filter change, what else is involved in this one?

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2013, 11:47:18 am »
did my 600 mile service

Other than oil change and filter change, what else is involved in this one?

check over all your cables, belt tension, make sure everything is in good working order

Offline ShakerNorm

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #42 on: May 23, 2013, 11:45:55 am »
Most of it is stuff you check before every ride - but here's the whole list from the owner's manual....

600 mi (1000 km) check

Fuel injection:
   Adjust synchronization
Exhaust:
   Check for leaks
   Tighten if necessary
   Replace gaskets if necessary
Clutch:
   Check operation
   Adjust or replace cable
Front Brake:
   Check operation, fluid level & Leakage (DOT 4)
   Replace brake pads if necessary
Rear Brake:
   Check operation, fluid level & Leakage (DOT 4)
   Replace brake pads if necessary
Drive belt:
   Check belt condition
   Replace if damaged
   Check tension
   Adjust if necessary
Steering bearings:
   Check for looseness
Sidestand switch:
   Check operation & replace if necessary
Engine oil:
   Change (Warm engine before replacing)
Engine Oil Filter:
   Replace
Front and rear brake switches:
   Check operation
Control Cables:
   Lube (Yamaha Lube or engine oil)
Lights, signals & Switches:
   Check operation
   Adjust headlight beam

If anyone wants a PDF copy of the Owner's Manual - I downloaded it (free) from the Star website......http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2014/LIT-11626-27-09%20_2106.pdf

They also have parts manual online (http://www.starmotorcycles.com/partviewer/default.aspx?ls=star), but I didn't see the service manuals available, yet
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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2013, 09:13:49 pm »
If anyone wants a PDF copy of the Owner's Manual - I downloaded it (free) from the Star website......http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2014/LIT-11626-27-09%20_2106.pdf

They also have parts manual online (http://www.starmotorcycles.com/partviewer/default.aspx?ls=star), but I didn't see the service manuals available, yet

I'm sure many thanks from riders for those posts...  Also, I'm sure Clymer will be on it in no time.

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Re: What did you do to your Bolt today?
« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2013, 09:48:17 pm »
If anyone wants a PDF copy of the Owner's Manual - I downloaded it (free) from the Star website......http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2014/LIT-11626-27-09%20_2106.pdf

They also have parts manual online (http://www.starmotorcycles.com/partviewer/default.aspx?ls=star), but I didn't see the service manuals available, yet

I'm sure many thanks from riders for those posts...  Also, I'm sure Clymer will be on it in no time.

+1!  Thanks for the links!