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About vzuden

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    2012 RSV Midnight S
  • Birthday June 9

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    Gary VanZuiden


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    Dunlap, IL, IL, United States


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    Dunlap, IL


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    United States


  • Bike Year and Model
    2012 Midnight Venture S

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  1. There’s no way I would ride with valve stems that old. You don’t have to take the tire back off the rim to change it. You should be able to break the bead seal and push the bead inward far enough to clear the stem
  2. One of the reasons I only use oil from my Yamaha dealer. I spend a couple of bucks more but I know it is of good quality but more importantly I am supporting a local business
  3. My attendance will be dependent on when we get vaccinated
  4. Check for corrosion at the starter solenoid where you found the 30amp fuses. After that take off the battery cables at the battery and wire brush them. Then check where the ground cable ground near the right side horn
  5. It needs to be compatible with aluminum
  6. Work with member Skydoc. He has a shim kit and the necessary special tool. You can purchase the gaskets from him too
  7. https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls You can enter your VIN number there this was copied from an old thread on our site: Make / Models : Model/Build Years: YAMAHA / VMX12 2007 YAMAHA / XVZ13CT 2007 YAMAHA / XVZ13TF 2007 Service Bulletin Number : 2007015 NHTSA Item Number : 10023799 Summary Description : YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE - 2007 XVZ13TF (ROYAL STAR VENTURE), XVZ13CT (ROYAL STAR TOUR DELUXE), VMX12 (V-MAX) -- INSUFFICIENT TIGHTENED CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS.
  8. Did you check with your dealer to see if this bike was involved in a recall? I believe I had 2006 or 2007 RSTD that had a recall on the head bolts. If was a truly a recall they should repair it for you
  9. could it be spraying coolant upwards towards the frame from a leaking coolant hose?
  10. https://www.ryanfuneralservice.com/obituary/Dale-Baldwin great guy, I will miss him
  11. If at first you don't succeed... don't try skydiving
  12. Ram mount for my phone with blue tooth into my helmet. Charger wired in and mounted inside fairing with lead out to the phone. It does music, phone calls, navigation, and intercom
  13. I have owned some property along a state hiway for nearly 30 years and the trash, while it has always been occurring, has gotten worse in the last 10 years or so. Always beer cans/bottles but now the fast food cups and wrappers along with dirty diapers. It’s hard for me to understand why people do this.
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