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  1. Safe to use?

    Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    Acquired some rods for rebuild and noticed some cracks in the small end of one. Is this rod useless? :confused
  2. Safe Clutch Switch bypass

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    As first (I believe) identified by SteveTLS,( ) the clutch switch provides more information than just an interlock for the starter. It also provides an input to the ECM which selects different map (this was further validated by the guys hacking the ECM)...
  3. bolt missing, still safe to ride?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    the damper on my tls has the lower mounting bolt missing. The one bolt left swivels the damper in the mounting and the bike pogos. Getting another bolt tomorrow. Will the bike be safe to ride till then?
  4. Ride safe

    Open Forum
    Just thought id share this with fellow riders! So on fathers day my brother & brother in law were taking a little ride on a country road in Indiana when they came up on a harley rider who kept going left of center & wouldnt let them pass so they stayed back & just rode staggered. He continued to...
  5. heaven & hell work safe

    Open Forum
    An engineer dies and reports to the pearly gates. St. Peter checks his dossier and says, "Ah, you're an engineer -- you're in the wrong place." So, the engineer reports to the gates of hell and is let in. Pretty soon, the engineer gets dissatisfied with the level of comfort in hell, and starts...
  6. stupidity,safe and clean

    Open Forum
    ----- Forwarded Message ---- Spread the Stupidity Only in America drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front...
  7. she's a natural !! work safe

    The Video Store
    :devious :devious :devious
  8. Is Kreem tank cleaner safe for the pump/filter??

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hello all I'm having serious performance issues above 6000rpm and I'm almost out of options. It was acting up at 8500a few days ago, so it's getting worse. I've checked all valve clearances and one or two are .01-.02mm out of spec on the loose side, which is not enough to matter. All...
  9. poor ole bessie !!.work safe

    Open Forum
    In court, the trucking company's fancy hot shot lawyer was questioning Clem. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine,'?" asked the lawyer. Clem responded, "Well, I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite cow, Bessie, into the..." "I didn't ask for any...
  10. Clutch Switch Bypass Alert.

    Frequent TL Mods
    SteveTLS has long advocated against bypassing the clutch switch directly, that I know quite a few have done Here's the story and the supporting evidence (courtesy of Steve's site) - click on the video link for visual demonstration. I came across this today on the HealTech GIPro site as...
  11. Safe to ride?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I installed my ti-force and didnt have the sleeve gasket for the spout on the back cylinder. I used some permatex like the manual states, but i still have a leak. I noticed the downpipe was glowing red at idle last night Am i ok to ride until i get the sleeve gasket? I need to get back to work...