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where do you work on your bike at? a little shed? your home garage? post up some pics of where you do your regular maintenance, work on your bike, etc.

i work on mine in our family owned shop... it's one of the perks of havin' a family owned shop. i got just about everything i need for my motorcycle. here's some pics of where i work on my bike at... i just got done switchin' out a faulty petcock on my vtx. it's a little bit of a mess, but here come the pics anyways.

my bike on the lift.


my little personal tool box.


some more pics...






this is pretty a cool old parts washer.
 

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B that bike is going to look awesome when you are done!
 

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Sweet setup! I just work on the Goldwing in my 1 car garage..... Not pretty, but it gets the job done....

I would love to build a 2+ car garage as an accessory building........
 

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Adam? What were the symptoms of a faulty petcock?
 

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Adam? What were the symptoms of a faulty petcock?

the vaccum diaphram in my petcock was stickin' and wouldn't allow fuel to flow. when i would shut the bike off over night, it would not start the next mornin'. i would have to tap on the petcock to get fuel goin' to the carbs.
 

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I have TWO places.

Here

LOL when I saw this I was like, "That looks like Southside.. WTF?"
I went by there for the first time a few weeks ago. I might put mine up in there to see if they can sell it so I can look into getting my Stryker soon.


And adam.aero, that's quite the setup. I'm stuck doing my stuff in the breezeway at my apartment complex. At least I'm on the first floor and have that luxury.
 

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LOL when I saw this I was like, "That looks like Southside.. WTF?"
I went by there for the first time a few weeks ago. I might put mine up in there to see if they can sell it so I can look into getting my Stryker soon.
That's where I purchased both of my bikes. They also sold my 750 for me. If you have them sell it, you'll talk with Mr. Clark. He's a straight shooter. He won't steer you wrong but they will take a "commission" for selling the bike.

My VTX will probably be going there this week. My Bub exhaust is supposed to be arriving AND it's time for my 24K maintenance.

I tried to repair my bike once and we ended up screwing it up more. Almost didn't make my trip to the Texas Hill Country this past Memorial Weekend. Fuel hose was busted the week prior and my friend and I fixed it (or thought we did). On the night before we were supposed to leave, the fuel hose started leaking again. It was ripped beyond repair and nobody had a replacement in stock. Mr. Clark at Southside came through for me and found a used one just to get me on track for the trip. I would have lost almost $500 in deposits if it weren't for him.

That's why the shops are where my wrenching happens. It's cheaper to have it done right the first time instead of paying to fix my screw ups.
 

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the vaccum diaphram in my petcock was stickin' and wouldn't allow fuel to flow. when i would shut the bike off over night, it would not start the next mornin'. i would have to tap on the petcock to get fuel goin' to the carbs.
Thanks, so no problems once you got it going?
 

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