Polaris Hammer, 8Ball, Kingpin, High Ball,Owner's Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Polaris Hammer, 8Ball, Kingpin, High Ball,Owner's Manual PDF

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The text is printed on 100% recycled with 40% post-consumer waste (PCW)...

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For your nearest Polaris dealer, call 1-800-POLARIS or visit www... polarisindustries... com Polaris Sales Inc... , 2100 Hwy... 55, Medina, MN 55340 Phone 1-888-704-5290 Part No... 9923653 Rev 02 Printed in USA

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All material in this publication is based on the latest product information at the time of publication... Due to con- stant improvements in the design and quality of production components, some minor discrepancies may result between the actual vehicle and the information presented in this publication... Depictions and/or procedures in this publication are intended for reference use only... No liability can be accepted for omissions or inaccuracies... Polaris Industries reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice and without incurring obligation to make the same or similar changes to previously manufactured vehicles... Any reprinting, reuse or redistribution of the material in this document is expressly prohibited...

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Table of Contents Introduction ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4 Safety ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5 Reporting Safety Defects ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14 Component Identification ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16 Instruments, Features and Controls ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 19 Pre-Ride Inspections ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28 Operation ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 37 Maintenance... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 43 Cleaning ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 70 Storage... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 76 Warranties ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 78 Specifications ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 84 Identification Numbers ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 90 Maintenance Record ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 91 Index ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 93

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For the safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle, be sure to follow the instructions and recommendations in this owners manual... Keep this manual with the motorcycle, especially when ownership changes... If your owners manual is misplaced or damaged, please purchase a replacement from your VICTORY dealer... All references in this manual to RIGHT, LEFT, FRONT or REAR are from the operators perspective when seated in a normal riding position... If you have questions about the opera- tion or maintenance of your motorcycle after you've read this manual, please see your VIC- TORY dealer... To locate the nearest authorized VICTORY dealer, call 1-800-POLARIS or visit www... polarisindustries... com... VICTORY motorcycles comply with all federal, state and local safety and emission regula- tions for the area of intended sale...

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Please read your VICTORY owners manual... This manual contains information essential to safe riding and proper maintenance of the motorcycle... Anyone who rides the motorcycle (operators and passengers) must read the owner's manual before riding... Read and understand the information found in the safety section, and bring the manual with you when you ride... Following the safety precautions and procedures will add to your riding enjoyment and ensure a safe ride... Understand and follow all inspection and maintenance procedures outlined in this manual... Following these procedures will ensure that your motorcycle remains in safe operating con- dition at all times...

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Motorcycling has inherent risks... You can minimize those risks, but you can't eliminate them completely... Even if you're an experienced motorcycle operator or passenger, read all of the information in this safety sec- tion before operating the motorcycle... Take a rider education course from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation or another qualified

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Ride defensively, as if you are invisible to other motorists, even in broad daylight... A motorist's failure to see or recognize a motorcycle is the leading cause of automobile/ motorcycle accidents... Ride where you're clearly visible to other motorists, and observe their behavior carefully...

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To maximize braking effectiveness, use the front and rear brakes together... Be aware of the following important information: - The rear brake provides 40% of the motorcycle's stopping power, at most... - To avoid skidding, apply the brakes gradually when the road is wet or rough, or contains

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Wear gloves, a jacket, heavy boots and long pants to prevent or reduce injury from abra- sions, lacerations or burns should the motorcycle fall... Wear boots with low heels, as high heels can catch on pedals or footrests... The combination of boots and pants should com- pletely cover legs, ankles and feet, protecting skin from engine and exhaust system heat...

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The maximum load capacity of your motorcycle is the maximum weight you may add to your motorcycle without exceeding the GVWR... This capacity is determined by calculating the difference between your motorcycles GVWR and wet weight... Refer to the specification section of this manual or the Manufacturing Information/VIN label on the motorcycle frame for model-specific information... Refer to the Safety and Informa- tion Labels section in this manual for location on the motorcycle... When determining the weight you will be adding to your motorcycle, and to ensure you do not exceed the maximum load capacity, include the following: operator body weight passenger body weight weight of all riders apparel and items in or on apparel weight of any accessories and their contents weight of any additional cargo on the motorcycle

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Parking the Motorcycle When leaving the motorcycle unattended, turn the engine off and remove the ignition key... Park the motorcycle where people are not likely to touch the hot engine or exhaust system or place combustible materials near these hot areas... Do not park near a flammable source such as a kerosene heater or an open flame, where hot components could ignite combustible mate- rials... Park the motorcycle on a firm, level surface... Sloped or soft surfaces may not support the motorcycle... See page 42...

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them upward... Place tiedown straps around the fork tubes above the lower triple clamp... Secure the rear of the motorcycle with tiedowns around both sides of the swingarm, being careful to avoid the brake line, exhaust and drive belt... Reposition the turn signals before operating the motorcycle...

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Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive under certain conditions... Always exercise extreme caution whenever handling gasoline... Always turn off the engine before refueling... Always refuel outdoors or in a well-ventilated area... Open the fuel cap slowly... Do not overfill the tank... Do not fill the tank neck... Do not smoke or allow open flames or sparks in or near the area where refueling is performed or

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Reporting Safety Defects If you believe that your vehicle has a defect that could result in a crash or cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Polaris Industries in writing... If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign... How- ever, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or Polaris Industries... To contact NHTSA, or obtain other information about motor vehicle safety, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), visit the NHTSA web site at www... safercar... gov, or write to:

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Safety Safety and Information Labels Due to different model and market requirements, your vehicle may not have all of the labels shown... Labels that apply to your model will be located as shown...

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(under cover) 3... Diagnostic Connector 4... Fuses 5... Rear Shock Access 6... Front Turn Signal 7... Front Brake Caliper 8... Rear Brake Pedal 9... Operator's Foot Rest 10... Engine Oil Fill Cap/Dipstick 11... Drive Sprocket (under cover) 12... Passenger's Foot Rest 13... Drive Belt (under guard) 14... Exhaust Mufflers

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Component Identification Vehicle Identification Number The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped into the front of the steering head and also appears on the certification label... Record the number in the space provided on page 90... You will need this identification number to title, register, license or insure the motorcycle, or to order replacement parts...

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Component Identification Engine Identification Number The engine identification number is stamped into the right crankcase half behind the rear cylinder... The first 8 digits are the engine model number... The last 5 digits are the serial number... Record the number in the space pro- vided on page 90...

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Check Engine This lamp illuminates momentarily when the ignition switch is in the ON position and the engine is off... This indicates proper function... If this lamp illuminates while the engine is running, contact an authorized VICTORY dealer promptly for diagnosis... The light will remain on if the tilt sensor shuts down the engine... See page 39... If abnormal sensor or engine operation is detected the light will remain on as long as the fault condition exists... Retrieve the error codes for diagnosis... See page 23... This lamp is also known as a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL)...

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Instruments, Features and Controls Instrument Cluster Multi-Function Display Use the mode button to toggle through the modes of the multi-function display... Press and hold the mode button to reset the trip odome- ters, average fuel economy, average speed and trip hour meter...

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1... Turn the key to the ON position... Use the mode button to toggle to the odometer display... 2... Press and hold the mode button until the hour segment flashes... Release the button... 3... With the segment flashing, tap the mode button to advance to the desired setting... 4... Press and hold the mode button until the next segment flashes... Release the button... 5... Repeat steps 3-4 twice to set the 10-minute and 1-minute segments... After completing the

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Instruments, Features and Controls Instrument Cluster Multi-Function Display Average Speed (Accessory) The average speed mode displays average vehicle speed since being reset... To reset, toggle to this mode... Press and hold the mode button until the meter resets...

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Instruments, Features and Controls Instrument Cluster Multi-Function Display Engine Error Codes The error screen displays only when the CHECK ENGINE light is on or when it goes on and off during one ignition cycle... Error codes are not stored... When the key is turned OFF, the code and message is lost, but will reappear if the fault reoccurs after restarting the engine... If the CHECK ENGINE indicator lamp illumi- nates, retrieve the error codes from the display... 1... If the error codes are not displayed, use the

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Turn Signal Switch Move the turn signal switch to the left to activate the left turn signals... Move the switch to the right to activate the right turn signals... A signal ends when speed or dis- tance reach preset levels... To end a signal manually, move the switch to the center and push it inward... Momentary Feature: Move the turn signal switch left or right and hold it in that posi- tion... The signal flashes until the switch is released...

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Starter Button Press the right side of the button to start the engine... See page 39... The starter button works only when the stop/run switch is on RUN and the transmission is in neutral or the clutch is disengaged (lever pulled in toward handlebar... )

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Close the fuel cap 1... Insert the key into the cap... Turn the key clockwise and press downward on the cap... 2... Turn the key counter-clockwise while pushing downward lightly... 3... Remove the key and close the key slot cover...

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Sidestand WARNING! An improperly retracted sidestand could contact the ground during operation and cause loss of control resulting in serious injury or death... Always make sure the sidestand is fully retracted before operating the motorcycle...

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During the pre-ride inspections you may use products that are potentially hazardous, such as oil or brake fluid... When using any of these products, always follow the instructions and warnings on the product packaging... When inspections reveal the need for adjustment, replacement or repair: refer to the maintenance section of this manual refer to the VICTORY Service Manual or see your authorized VICTORY dealer

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Pre-Ride Inspections Engine Oil Level We recommend the use of only VICTORY brand Semi-Synthetic 20W-40 Motor Oil or an equivalent oil designed for use with wet clutches (such as those with a JASO MA rat- ing)... The oil fill cap/dipstick is located on the right side of the vehicle... NOTICE: Operating the engine with too much or

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Tire Tread Depth Wear bars (raised areas at the base of the tread) are easily visible tread depth indicators... When the road contact surface has worn to the top of the wear bars, replace the tire... See page 61...

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Pre-Ride Inspections Front Brake Lever Pull the front brake lever toward the handlebar and release it... It should move freely and smoothly, and it should return to its rest position quickly when released... You should feel a firm resistance in the lever within the first 3/4 inch (19 mm) of lever travel... If the lever fails to perform as stated, service the brake lever before riding... See the VICTORY Service Manual or your authorized VICTORY dealer...

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Pre-Ride Inspections Rear Brake Pedal Press and release the rear brake pedal... It should move freely and smoothly, and it should return to its rest position quickly when released... You should feel a firm resistance in the pedal within the first 3/8 inch (8 mm) of pedal travel... If the brake pedal fails to perform as stated or travels too far before beginning to engage the brake, see the VICTORY Service Manual, or con- tact an authorized VICTORY dealer for service...

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Throttle Freeplay Throttle freeplay is the amount of throttle control grip movement from the rest posi- tion to the point of cable resistance... Mea- sure this distance... Freeplay should be 2-4 mm... Adjust throttle freeplay as needed... See page 56...

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2... Freeplay (gap) is the amount of lever movement from the rest position to the point of cable resistance... Clutch lever freeplay should be 0... 5-1... 5 mm... Measure the gap between the clutch lever and the lever housing... Adjust clutch lever freeplay if necessary... See page 57...

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Rear Suspension Proper rear suspension adjustment is essential for a safe and comfortable ride... Check rear shock absorber movement and preload to ensure the correct amount of suspension travel and ground clearance... See page 51... WARNING! Inadequate ground clearance could result in components contacting the ground, causing loss of control resulting in serious injury or death... Always ensure ground clearance is at specification...

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2... Move the sidestand upward to the stored position and downward to the fully extended position several times... It should move smoothly and quietly... Make sure the return spring holds the sidestand tightly in place when the sidestand is in the stored position...

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Follow all safe riding practices outlined in the safety section... See page 5... During the first 500 miles (800 km), critical engine parts require special wear-in procedures so they seat and mate properly... Read, understand and use the following rules for operating the motorcycle during the first 500 miles (800 km)... NOTICE: Do not put unnecessary load on the engine during the first 500 miles (800 km)... Avoid

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Operation Engine Break-in Period Fueling and Fill Height Always heed fuel warnings... See page 13... Always refuel on level ground with the sidestand down... Use only the recommended fuel... See page 90... Fill the fuel tank to a level just below the bot- tom of the fuel filler insert... WARNING! Overflows or spilled gasoline could contact a hot engine or exhaust system and cause a fire, which could result in serious injury or death... Do not allow gasoline to contact hot components... Fuel expands in the fuel tank... Do not overfill... To prevent leaks, make sure the fuel filler cap is properly seated and locked...

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1... Perform the pre-ride inspections... See page 28... 2... Insert the key into the ignition switch and turn the switch to the ON position... 3... Straddle the motorcycle and bring it to the fully upright position... 4... Engage the front brake and place the sidestand in the stored (up) position... 5... If the neutral indicator is not illuminated, shift the transmission to neutral... 6... Move the engine stop/run switch to the RUN position... You should hear the fuel pump

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Operation Shifting Gears WARNING! Forced shifting (with clutch engaged) could cause damage to the engine, transmission and drive train... Such damage could cause loss of control, which could result in serious injury or death... Always pull the clutch lever fully toward the handlebars to disengage the clutch before shifting gears...

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Operation Accelerating Accelerate by opening the throttle (rolling the throttle control grip rearward)... The more quickly you open the throttle, the more quickly the motorcycle accelerates... For even acceler- ation, open the throttle with a smooth, continuous motion... When you reach the recom- mended speed for upshifting, shift up one gear... See page 39... WARNING! Accelerating abruptly could cause your body to shift rearward suddenly, which could result in loss of control... Accelerating abruptly could also cause loss of control on low traction surfaces... Loss of control could result in serious injury or death... Always accelerate gradually, especially on wet, slippery or other low traction surfaces...

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Parking on a Soft Surface If parking on a soft surface is unavoidable, place a sidestand footrest under the foot of the sidestand to provide a firm surface... The sidestand footrest must be strong enough and large enough to support the motorcycle's weight without sinking into the parking surface... Asphalt becomes soft in hot weather... A sidestand can sink into soft asphalt and the motorcy- cle may fall... When parking on asphalt in hot weather, use a sidestand footrest... CAUTION! Hot engine and exhaust components can cause burns to skin and can ignite a fire if exposed to flammable materials... Always park the motorcycle clear of flammable materials and where people are not likely to contact hot components...

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Periodic Maintenance Always position the motorcycle on a firm level surface before performing service... Inspect, clean, lubricate, adjust and replace parts as necessary... When inspection reveals the need for replacement parts, use genuine VICTORY parts available from your VICTORY dealer... Record service and maintenance information in the Maintenance Record... See page 91... Perform maintenance at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance table... See page 44... Perform the procedures more frequently if normal use of the motorcycle includes: high speed operation for extended periods low speed operation for extended periods operation in dusty or otherwise adverse conditions Before beginning any maintenance procedure, read the instructions for the entire procedure... During some procedures you may use potentially hazardous products such as oil or brake fluid... Always follow the instructions and warnings on the product packaging... WARNING! Improperly installed or adjusted components can make the motorcycle unstable or hard to handle... Improperly installed electrical components can cause engine or electrical system failure... In either event, damage or serious injury could result... If you do not have the time, tools and expertise necessary to complete a procedure properly, please see your dealer for service...

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* Replace at specified interval, or annually ** Replace at specified interval, or every 2 years *** Replace every 5000 mi... (8000 km) if operating in

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Maintenance Universal Tool The universal tool and a 4 mm hexagonal wrench are located under the left side cover... The universal tool is a combination 6 mm hexagonal wrench with a Phillips screwdriver tip... It can be used to service the following items (if equipped):

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Drive Belt Condition Replace the drive belt if it is cracked or has broken teeth or frayed edges... No matter its con- dition, the drive belt should be replaced at periodic intervals... See the VICTORY Service Man- ual or your authorized VICTORY dealer... DO NOT attempt to check belt tension if the belt has been exposed to rain or washing within a 24 hour period or if the belt is hot from riding... Allow the belt to cool down to ambient tem- perature before measuring belt tension... To obtain the maximum drive belt service life possi- ble, VICTORY recommends the replacement of both sprockets as a set if the drive belt system has over 5,000 miles (8,000 km) of service at the time of damage or failure...

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The following data is provided for use with a Sonic Tension Meter... Follow the instructions provided with the meter...

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6... Push the plunger upward until the small O-ring touches the tension gauge body... Make sure the tension gauge is seated squarely against the drive belt, and record the position of the base of the tension gauge bracket... This position represents 10 lbs... (4... 5 kg) of force...

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Drive Belt Cleaning Cleaning the drive belt will maximize belt and sprocket life and minimize drive line noise... Clean the belt at every tire change... Clean the belt more often if riding in dirty, dusty or high debris environments... 1... Mix a few drops of mild dish soap with a cup of warm water... 2... Use a soft nylon brush to clean the belt and sprocket teeth with the soapy water... Clean

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Tip: If adjuster screws or nuts are turned OUT, push the wheel and axle forward to be sure the ends of the adjuster screws or nuts are seated against the end of the swingarm before inspecting alignment or belt tension...

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Maintenance Rear Suspension Rear Shock Preload (Ride Height) Inspection Set preload with accurate load conditions before riding to ensure optimum handling, safety and ride quality... A shock absorber preload wrench (PV-43507) is designed specifically for adjusting the preload on your motorcycle... The tool is available from your dealer... Have an assistant help with this procedure... 1... Verify that tire pressure is at specification... See page 61... 2... Load the motorcycle with all intended cargo... Wearing your riding gear, bring the

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10... Recheck the preload measurement after adjusting... 11... Tighten the lock nut securely against the adjuster nut... 12... Reinstall the fuse box bracket and tighten the bolts securely... 13... Reinstall the fuse box and side cover...

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5... Fork oil condition and level affects front suspension performance and internal component wear... Replace fork oil at the recommended intervals... Special tools are required to perform this procedure... See the VICTORY Service Manual or your authorized VICTORY dealer...

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3... Position the front wheel straight ahead... Grasp the front forks near the front axle and attempt to move the wheel front-to-back... If there is front-to-back movement at the steering head, the steering head bearings should be inspected, lubricated and adjusted... Lubricate the steering head bearings at the recommended intervals even if there is no front-to-back movement at the steering head... See the VICTORY Service Manual or your authorized VICTORY dealer...

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5... Lift the fuel tank and unplug the fuel pump wire harness at the rear of the tank... 6... Disconnect the fuel line from the fuel pump using the same procedure used in step 4... 7... At the rear left side of the tank, disconnect the tank vent hose and the water drain hose... 8... Carefully remove the fuel tank... Be prepared to catch dripping fuel in an appropriate

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Verify proper routing and smooth movement... Inspect for damage to the external casing, and inspect exposed cable wire for fraying, kinks or corrosion... Replace any damaged, sticky or sluggish cable... 1... Disconnect the cable at the throttle body... 2... Apply a light film of VICTORY All Purpose Grease or equivalent to the barrel end... 3... Reconnect the cable and adjust freeplay as needed...

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Verify proper routing and smooth movement... Inspect for damage to the external casing, and inspect exposed cable wire for fraying, kinks or corrosion... Replace any dam- aged, sticky or sluggish cable... 1... Disconnect the cable at the clutch lever and at the primary cover... 2... Lubricate both barrel ends with VICTORY All Purpose Grease or equivalent... 3... Reconnect the cable and adjust freeplay as needed...

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Maintenance Gear Shift Pedal Do not remove and reposition the shift arm on the shift shaft to adjust gear shift pedal height... A 90_+/-5_ angle between the shift arm and the linkage rod is necessary to ensure correct shift linkage operation... 1... Loosen the gear shift linkage rod

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Maintenance Brake Systems Front Brake Fluid Check the front brake fluid level... See page 31... The fluid level should be at or above the top of the sight glass... Add fluid as needed... Replace cloudy or contaminated fluid... Use DOT4 brake fluid in the brake fluid reservoir... Use fluid only from a sealed, clean con- tainer... Do not operate the brake while the reservoir cover is removed... Fluid could overflow from the reservoir and cause air to enter the fluid system... WARNING! Using the wrong fluid or allowing air or contaminants into the fluid system can damage the system seals or result in a malfunction that could lead to serious injury or death...

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Brake Discs Inspect brake discs for nicks, scratches, cracks or other damage... Inspect the thickness of each brake disc at four or more locations around the disc... Minimum thickness is stamped on the inner hub of the disc... If any disc is worn to the minimum thickness at the thinnest point, or if a disc is damaged, see your VICTORY dealer for replacement...

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Tire Tread Depth The raised areas at the base of the tread are wear bars... When the road contact surface has worn to the top of the wear bars, replace the tire... For more precise measurement, use a depth gauge or an accurate ruler to measure the depth of the center tire tread... Replace the tire if the tread depth is less than 1/16 inch (1... 6 mm)...

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Maintenance Wheel Spokes Inspect both wheels for loose, bent, broken or missing spokes (if equipped)... To identify loose spokes, grasp each spoke and try to move it side to side or up and down... All spokes should be equally tight and have the same amount of flex... Tighten loose spokes and replace bent, broken or missing spokes (see an autho- rized VICTORY dealer)... WARNING! Spokes adjusted or replaced improperly could distort the wheel, make the motorcycle difficult to handle, and cause loss of control...

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5... If spark plugs are in good condition and are not due for replacement, clean them with a non-metallic stiff bristle brush, set the gap with a spark plug gap tool, clean the mating surface on the cylinder head, and install the spark plug with a spark plug socket... Reinstall both spark plug wires...

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Seat Removal (JACKPOT) WARNING! A loose seat could cause a sudden shift in riding position, causing loss of control... Always make sure the seats are securely fastened before riding the motorcycle...

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Handlebar Position (HIGH-BALL) On models equipped with two handlebar positions, the motor- cycle is manufactured with handlebars in the low position... Before changing handlebar position, check regulations in your area of operation... Operation with the handlebars in the high position may not be legal in all areas or for all riders... WARNING! Handlebar controls must be repositioned each time handlebar position is changed... Failure to reposition handlebar controls could result in loss of vehicle control resulting in severe injury or death...

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Battery electrolyte is poisonous... It contains sulfuric acid... Serious burns can result from contact with skin, eyes or clothing... Antidote: External: Flush with water... Internal: Drink large quantities of water or milk... Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg, or vegetable oil... Call physician immediately... Eyes: Flush with water for 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention... Batteries may produce explosive gases... Keep sparks, flame, cigarettes, etc... away... Ventilate when charging or using in an enclosed space... Always shield eyes when working near batteries KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN...

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Fuse Recommendations Engine / ECM 15 amp Fuel Pump 10 amp Headlamp / Brake Lamp 20 amp Tail Lamp, Flashers, Indicator Lamp, Horn 15 amp Ignition / Gauges 15 amp Accessory Fuse (for emergency use) (motorcycle will operate without fuse)

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Maintenance Headlight Aim Inspection The top edge of the high beam must be 3 inches (7... 6 cm) below the height of the headlight hous- ing parting line and centered straight ahead at 25 feet (7... 6 m)... 1... Verify that tire pressure is at specification...

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Maintenance Headlight Lamp Replacement High intensity discharge (HID) lamps, if equipped, should be handled only by a trained tech- nician wearing the appropriate protective gear... See the VICTORY Service Manual or an authorized VICTORY dealer...

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Cleaning Matte Clear Coat Finishes Matte finish products are prone to trapping dirt, oils and other contaminants... Always clean this type of finish with warm water and a mild dish-washing detergent... Use a soft sponge to gently rub the surface, then rinse with clean warm water... For stubborn stains such as grease or oil, use a citrus-based cleaner... Spray the cleaner onto the area and rub gently with a soft sponge... Allow the cleaner to sit for a couple of minutes, then rinse well with clean warm water... Repeat as needed... NOTICE: Never use a polishing/buffing wax or any sponge that has an abrasive surface when

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Cleaning Pure VICTORY Products This section provides tips on the very best way to clean, polish and preserve every surface of your beautiful new VICTORY Motorcycle... If your motorcycle has a suede paint finish, do not use conventional cleaning methods to clean your motorcycle... See page 70... We recommend the use of our new Pure VICTORY cleaning and polishing products and accessories, which have been specially designed to offer the best care possible for your VIC- TORY motorcycle... In addition to the products recommended in this section for cleaning and polishing, Pure VICTORY Polishes also has specialty products for: removing scratches, scuffs and swirls enhancing black and silver engines cleaning engines, tires and wheels removing brake dust After cleaning the motorcycle, inspect for damage to the painted surfaces... Repair chips or scratches promptly by applying VICTORY touch-up paint to prevent corrosion... For more information, or for answers to your cleaning and detailing questions, see your VICTORY dealer or write to the Pure VICTORY Polishes Staff at: [email protected] com...

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Standard Bucket Wash This is the conventional way to wash your motorcycle... We recommend the use of Pure VIC- TORY Bike Wash Concentrate, a concentrated gentle product formulated to clean without diminishing the life of any durable polish... This product does not contain alkalis, acids or abrasives and is formulated to perform as a wetting agent to soften bugs, road grime and soil, and to prevent abrasion from your wash mitt or cloth... This product also decreases drying time without spotting or streaking... 1... Add 1 ounce (about 2 capfuls) to 1 gallon of water... 2... Apply to a cool motorcycle with a wool or microfiber wash mitt... Tip: For best results, work one side of the motorcycle at a time, working from top to bottom...

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Cleaning Quick Clean-Ups For quick clean-ups between washings, or when water is not available, use Pure VICTORY Spray & Wipe Instant Detailer, a complete spray-and-wipe product designed to clean and polish all surfaces... It works quickly and easily and is silicone-free so it leaves no oily nor white residue... It provides protection from UV rays, acid rain, and dirt... It will remove bugs, road tar, and road grime from your windshield, paint and chrome... This product is safe for all surfaces, including pin striping, custom paint or murals... Its safe for Plexiglas, Lexan, Acrylic or factory-coated windscreens... Its non-streaking, and it provides polish protection and a water-repellent shine... If your motorcycle has a suede paint finish, do not use conventional cleaning methods to clean your motorcycle... See page 70... 1... Spray on all surfaces, including the windshield, paint, chrome, wheels and leather to

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Standard Method of Polishing Paint and Chrome Pure VICTORY Windshield, Paint and Chrome Polish is a unique formula designed to pro- duce a glass-like shine on painted or clear-coated finishes and chrome surfaces... Use it on chrome-plated accessories to prevent surface rust and create a glass-like shine... This product creates a deep, shiny finish without silicone... Use it to polish and fill light scratches on Plexiglas, Lexan, Acrylic and factory-coated

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For the finest leather care, use Pure VICTORY Leather, Vinyl & Rubber Conditioner, a unique, pleasantly scented formula of premium-quality polymers designed to restore luster and softness to vinyl, leather and rubber without making them slippery... This product is a true conditioner, not a coating... It does not close the pores of the surfaces but penetrates, nourishes and softens the material... It protects against ultra violet (UV) rays and cracking, repels water and prolongs the life and like-new appearance of the materials... Applied to rubber, this product creates a water-repellent, like-new appearance... Regular use increases soil resistance... 1... Apply the product on a clean dry surface using a soft cloth... 2... Rub the product into the material... Repeat the treatment if the surface is extremely dry... 3... Wipe dry with a second cloth to remove excess product... Buff lightly with the second

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Storage If you will not operate the motorcycle for several months, such as during the winter, store the motorcycle to prevent damage to the fuel system and the battery and to protect components from corrosion or deterioration... During storage you might use products that are potentially hazardous; such as fuel stabilizer... When using any of these products, follow the instructions and warnings on the product packaging... This section includes instructions for preparing the motorcycle for storage, maintaining it during storage and removing it from storage...

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Removal From Storage 1... Remove the cover and any intake or exhaust coverings... 2... Unlock the front forks (if locked)... 3... Verify that tire pressure is at specification... 4... Install the battery and perform an electrical inspection... 5... Check the oil level... If the motorcycle was stored in an area subject to wide swings in

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Your Warranty Rights and Obligations The California Air Resources Board and VICTORY Motorcycle Division, Polaris Sales Inc... (hereinafter VIC- TORY) are pleased to explain the emission control system warranty on your 2010 or later VICTORY motorcycle... In California, new motor vehicles must be designed, built and equipped to meet the state's stringent anti-smog standards... VICTORY must warrant the emission control system on your motorcycle for the periods of time listed below provided there has been no abuse, neglect or improper maintenance of your motorcycle...

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B... is free from defects in material and workmanship which cause such motorcycle to fail to conform with applicable regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency or the California Air Resources Board for a period of use, depending on the engine displacement, of 12,000 kilometers (7,456 miles), if the motorcycle's engine displacement is less than 170 cubic centimeters; of 18,000 kilometers (11,185 miles), if the motorcycle's engine displacement is equal or greater than 170 cubic centimeters but less than 280 cubic centimeters; or of 30,000 kilometers (18,641 miles), if the motorcycle's engine displacement is 280 cubic centimeters or greater; or 5 (five) years from the date of initial retail delivery, whichever occurs first...

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In the State of California only, emission related warranted parts are specifically defined by the state's Emission Warranty Parts List... These warranted parts are: carburetor and internal parts; intake manifold; fuel tank; fuel injection system; spark advance mechanism; crankcase breather; air cutoff valves; fuel tank cap for evaporative emission controlled vehicles; oil filler cap; pressure control valve; fuel/vapor separator; canister; igniters; breaker governors; ignition coils; ignition wires; ignition points; condensers, and spark plugs if failure occurs prior to the first scheduled replacement; and hoses, clamps, fittings and tubing used directly in these parts... Since emission related parts may vary from model to model, certain models may not contain all of these parts and certain models may contain functionally equivalent parts...

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A... The liability of VICTORY under this Emission Control System Warranty is limited solely to the remedy- ing of defects in material or workmanship by an authorized VICTORY motorcycle dealer at its place of business during customary business hours... This warranty does not cover inconvenience or loss of use of the motorcycle or transportation of the motorcycle to or from the VICTORY dealer... VICTORY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER EXPENSES, LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE VICTORY MOTORCYCLE FOR ANY PURPOSE... SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU...

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The exclusive remedy for breach of this warranty shall be, at VICTORY Motorcycle Division, Polaris Sales Inc... exclusive option, repair or replacement of any defective materials, or components or products... THE REMEDIES SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY ARE THE ONLY REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY... VICTORY MOTORCYCLES DIVISION OF POLARIS SALES INC... SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY DESCRIPTION, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WAR- RANTY OR ANY OTHER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORT OR OTHERWISE... THIS EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, AND SPECIAL DAMAGES IS INDEPENDENT FROM AND SHALL SURVIVE ANY FINDING THAT THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE... Some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or implied warranties, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you if inconsistent with controlling state law...

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ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE ABOVE ONE YEAR WARRANTY PERIOD... VICTORY MOTORCYCLES DIVISION OF POLARIS SALES INC... FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS WARRANTIES NOT STATED IN THIS WARRANTY OTHER THAN EMISSIONS AND EXCISE WARRANTIES... Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you if inconsistent with controlling state law...

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Engine Engine Type VICTORY FREEDOM 106 / 6 V-Twin Configuration 4 Stroke 50 V-Twin Displacement 106 cu... in... (1731 cc) Cooling System / Oiling System Air & Oil / Wet Sump Compression Ratio 9... 4:1 Valve Train SOHC - 4 Valves Per Cylinder / Hydraulic Lifters & Cam

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Wheels and Tires Front Wheel Type / Size Cast 18 x 3... 5 or Billet 18 x 3... 0 Rear Wheel Type / Size Cast or Billet 18 x 8... 5 Front Tire Type / Size Dunlop Elite 3 / 130/70R18 63H Tubeless Rear Tire Type / Size Dunlop Elite 3 / 250/40R18 81V Tubeless

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Engine Engine Type VICTORY FREEDOM 106 / 6 V-Twin Configuration 4 Stroke 50 V-Twin Displacement 106 cu... in... (1731 cc) Cooling System Air & Oil Lubrication System Wet Sump Compression Ratio 9... 4:1 Valve Train SOHC - 4 Valves Per Cylinder / Hydraulic Lifters & Cam

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Wheels and Tires Front Wheel Type / Size Cast or Billet 21 x 2... 15 Rear Wheel Type / Size Cast or Billet 18 x 8... 5 Front Tire Type / Size Dunlop Elite 3 / 90/90 2154H Tubeless Rear Tire Type / Size Dunlop Elite 3 / 250/40R18 81V Tubeless

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Handlebars Seat Height 25... 2 in... (64 cm) 26... 5 in... (67... 3 cm) 25... 0 in... (63... 5 cm) Wheelbase 66... 5 in... (169 cm) 65... 6 in... (167 cm) 64... 8 in... (164... 7 cm) Ground Clearance 5... 8 in... (14... 8 cm) 5... 8 in... (14... 8 cm) 4... 7 in... (12 cm) Rake/Trail 33... 1/5... 28 in... (13... 4 cm) 32... 8/5... 43 in... (13... 8 cm) 31... 7/6... 7 in... (17 cm)

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Electrical Alternator 48 amp 48 amp 38 amp Battery YTX20HL-BS / 12 Volts 18 Amp Hour / 310 CCA Fuse, Engine / ECM 15 amp Fuse, Fuel Pump 10 amp Fuse, Headlight / Brake Light Lamps

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Specifications Fuel Specifications For best performance, use only unleaded gasoline with a 91 pump octane minimum (R+M/2 Method)... DO NOT USE E85 GASOLINE OR GASOLINE CONTAINING METHANOL... Using E85 gasoline or gasoline/methanol blends can result in poor starting and driveability, and may damage critical fuel system components... Gasoline containing up to 15% Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) can be used... Gasoline containing up to 10% Ethanol can be used... Gasoline that has been reformulated or oxygenated can be used...

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Brake Disc Maintenance ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60 Brake Fluid Level, Front... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31 Brake Fluid Level, Rear Brake ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33 Brake Fluid Maintenance, Front ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59 Brake Fluid Maintenance, Rear ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59 Brake Lever Adjustment ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31 Brake Lever Lubrication ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60 Brake Lever, Front Brake ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25, 31 Brake Line Inspections ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33 Brake Line Maintenance ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60 Brake Pad Inspection ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33 Brake Pad Maintenance ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60 Brake Pedal Gap ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32 Brake Pedal Inspection ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32 Brake Pedal, Rear Brake ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26, 32 Brake Systems Maintenance ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59-60 Braking ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41 Break-in Period, Engine ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 37-39

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R Rear Axle Inspection ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 53 Rear Brake Pedal ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26, 32 Refueling ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 38 Ride Height Adjustment ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52 Ride Height Inspection ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 51 Ride Height Specifications ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 51 Riding Apparel ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9 Riding Practices... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6-9 Riding with a Passenger ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9 Road Testing ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 43 Rubber Care... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 75 Running out of Fuel... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 38

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T Throttle Cable Lubrication ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 56 Throttle Control Grip ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25 Throttle Freeplay ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33 Throttle Freeplay Adjustment... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 56 Throttle Inspection ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33 Throttle Operation ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41 Throttle System Maintenance ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 56 Tilt Sensor... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39 Tire Condition... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30, 61 Tire Pressure ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30, 61 Tire Tread Depth... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30, 61 Tool, Universal ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 45 Transporting the Motorcycle ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12 Turn Signal Switch ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24

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