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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-30-2019, 05:43 AM
DaveO430
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Originally Posted by Fatboy123 View Post

So what do I need to do first? buy a new battery, drain and refill the fuel, check the oil and water and try to start her up?
once warm, drain and change the oil and be done with it?

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That's about it but you should at least verify the engine does turn before buying anything. The easiest is to put it on the stand, rock the rear wheel while shifting it up through the gears to 5th then turn the wheel to try to turn the engine. No idea on where to get parts shipped to you. Some parts that have automotive applications you may be able to get locally, like timing belts.

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