101 Sportbike Performance Projects

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Contents

Preride Check
18
Adjust Controls to Fit Rider
20
Checking Vital Fluids
22
Rolling Gear LookOver
24
Adjusting Clutch and Throttle Free Play
26
Replacing Throttle Cables
28
General Lubrication
30
Oil Change
32
Steering Head Maintenance and Adjustment
132
Installing Aftermarket Top Triple Clamp
135
Installing an Aftermarket Top Triple Clamp
137
Installing Superbike Bars
139
Installing ClipOns
141
Installing Steering Damper
143
Installing Extended Swingarm
145
Swingarm Pivot Bearing Replacement
147

Chain Adjustment
34
Chain and Sprocket Replacement
36
Spark Plug Check and Replacement
39
HeadlightTurnSignal Replacement and Adjustment
41
Chassis Fastener Re torque
43
Winterizing a Motorcycle
45
BRAKES
48
Brake Pad Change
49
Hydraulic Fluid Change
52
Caliper Rebuild
54
Rebuilding the Master Cylinder
56
StainlessSteel Brake Line Installation
58
Aftermarket Disc Installation
60
Checking Disc Runout and Thickness
62
Installing an Aftermarket Brake System
63
WHEELS AND TIRES
64
Flat Fix
65
Removing Wheels
67
Choosing the Right Tire
69
Tire Pressure
71
Tire Change
72
Valve Stem Replacement
75
Wheel Balancing
76
Checking Tire Diameter for Ride Height Adjustment
78
Wheel Runout Check
80
Wheel Bearing Replacement
81
Wheel Straightening
83
Wheel Widening
84
Aftermarket Wheel Installation
86
Installing Oversized Wheels
87
SUSPENSION
89
Measure and Set Sag
90
Adjusting Preload
92
Adjusting Damping Settings
94
Adjusting Ride Height
97
Installing Fork Springs
100
Changing Fork Oil
102
Tuning Fork Performance with Oil Height
105
Installing Cartridge Emulators
107
Installing Cartridge Fork Valves
110
Replacing Fork Seals
113
Installing an Aftermarket Shock
115
Lubing Swingarm Pivot and Suspension Linkage
117
Changing Shock Spring
120
Shock Rebuild and Gold Valve Installation
122
Lowering for Drag Racing
128
CHASSIS
131
Installing Rearsets
149
Safety Wiring
151
CARBURETION EFI EXHAUST IGNITION AND ENGINE
154
Installing a Full Exhaust System
155
Installing a Slipon Exhaust System
159
CleaningReplacing Air Filter
161
Installing Velocity Stacks
163
Installing R1R6 Slide Stops
164
Installing Rl RamAir Box
166
Synchronizing Carburetors and EFI Throttle Bodies
168
Installing a Jet Kit
171
Dyno Tuning CV Carburetors
174
Setting Float Bowl Height
177
Shimming Needles
179
EFI Tuning with Power Commander
181
EFI Tuning with Teka
183
EFI Tuning with Yoshimura EMS
185
Installing a Timing Advancer
187
Installing an Aftermarket Ignition Module
189
Understanding Plug Temperatures
190
Derestricting EFI Suzukis and ZX12s
191
Shift LightDigital Gear Indicator
192
Installing Quick Shifter
194
Installing a Tether Kill Switch
196
Installing a Dry Nitrous System
198
Installing a Wet Nitrous System
201
Engine BreakIn
204
Compression and Leakdown Testing
206
Coolant Check and Change
209
Valve Adjustment
211
Adjusting Cam Timing
214
Installing Manual Timing Chain Tensioner
217
Clutch Replacement
219
Installing a Factory Pro Shift Star
222
Engine Freshen Up
224
CRASH PROTECTION
226
Bodywork Repair
227
Removing Broken Fasteners
230
Installing Frame Protectors
232
Installing Billet Engine Covers
235
Installing Shark Guard
238
Installing a Fender Eliminator
240
Replacing Stock Turn Signals
242
Installing Race Bodywork
246
BUYERS GUIDE
252
INDEX
254
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