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  1. TLS Clutch bolt sheared AGAIN (after replacement of all of them)

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    Has this happened to someone else, or is there something that could cause it? I had 2 clutch bolts shear last week, took the precaution of replacing all of them. Less than 200 miles later another (brand new bolt) shears. Can a badly adjusted clutch cable do this, or is there something else? Am...
  2. TPS adjustment

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    In the video, he has the air box off. Can you adjust it without taking the Air box off?
  3. Bitubo adjustment Question

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    Can the damper settings on the bitubo be changed on the fly?? The adjuster knob is in a very handy position to be able to soften or harden the ride without having to pull over :laugh I know with the stock rotary POS, it was advised to make changes to the settings when the bike was cold, is this...
  4. Another chain adjustment question

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    Ok, I have searched this forum and the web for how to adjust the chain only be confused. This is my first chain drive bike, I've owned 2 belts and 2 shaft drives. I read that some adjust on the side stand, center stand and swingarm stand. Plus everyone checks the tension differently, with the...
  5. Rifleman 1/5th fitting but no adjustment left anywhere

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    I have been taking the path to further enjoyment and attempted to fit the 1/5th. Opened the instructions...and read them...well most of them. Took apart front brake side switch block loosened off the cable adjuster (didn't have more than 1 turn per cable) Took out the cable in the throttle...
  6. Idle adjustment woes

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    This is my first post so be gentle. I've recently purchased a 97 TLS that I know very little about. Things I do know: 1. The bike goes like a scalded cat. 2. Sometimes for no apparent reason the bike runs poorly from idle to 8000 rpm. This behavior directly corresponds to the idle adjustment or...
  7. TLR suspension adjustment

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    Hi guys Now, before someone says to me "use the search button" etc, i already have and i don't quite understand all the jargon. I just want a few things broken down in plain english please. Yesterday, in pursuit of 2 R1s,a GS1200 piloted by a madman, a Blade and a ZZR, i found myself on the...
  8. TPS Adjustment Question HELP!!

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    I just watched the video and does the bike have to be running while I adjust it? THats part of the problem with my TLS (R motor swap)is that it dies when I don't stay on the gas. THis weekend I was going to pull off the PC3 (which I think is part of the problem) and try to adjust the TPS and...
  9. TLS Bitubo Rebound adjustment

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    How the hell do you move the adjustment knob for the rebound ??? Its tight enough in there as it is but i cant seem to work it out. is the lever screwed in or push in or what? I have done a search but cant seem to track it down and i really dont want to pull the shock out just to work it out...
  10. tps/throtle body adjustment

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    I am about to atempt to balance the throtle bodies on my tls, i have downloaded the video, bought gauges but i am not sure which connections in which plug to bridge to show the codes on the lcd display can anyone describe or show a picture of said connections thanx in advance
  11. Loud ticking after valve adjustment

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    Just got my valves adjusted and now hear a loud ticking from the front and rear cylinder. Also did the pair valve removal. The bike seems to accelerate smoother, not as much back fire (still some), but should I be concerned about the metallic tapping? The tapping goes away when I decelerate...
  12. Valve adjustment Questions ???

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    I think I'm going to tackle the valve adjustment in the next week or so and I've got a few questions: 1. Is there anything that a 1st timer should look out for? 2. Are there any other mods/fixes/improvements I can do while I've got the heads opened up/ cams out 3. Can I expect any difference in...
  13. Fast Idle adjustment problems HELP!!

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    Ok guys, remember when I got my carb sync tool. Yeah well I have it. But I haven't even gotten to use it yet. Here is the problem. I cant get the fast idle speed to set to 2000RPM. I am not sure what is supposed to touch what and what to use to adjust it. Can someone please post some clear pics...
  14. Idle Adjustment

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    Guys, Please help me with the following issue: Yesterday, 24 September was official "Braai Day" in South Africa and instead of braaiing, (baberque) i decided to work a bit on my TLR. Seeing that i always have this idle problem, specially when the bike is low on fuel. This sounds like a comon...
  15. Valve Adjustment cost?

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    I'm at 15,500 miles and thinking about getting the valves adjusted, and wondering what the going rate is for a shop to do this..??
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