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Re: New xbr 500
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2017, 11:49:25 PM »
Thank you Tommy, for the list of 'mods' and will look forward to any additional images you are able to post!  ;D

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Re: New xbr 500
« Reply #16 on: June 11, 2017, 03:10:46 PM »
will do once i get the hang of posting photos properly  :-[  tommy :-


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Re: New xbr 500
« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2017, 12:01:28 AM »
Welcome Simon, and sorry for the late response. You've probably done your oil change by now, but just in case.......
Warm engine, undo drain bolt on oil tank, and use some sort of make shift funnel set up to keep the oil from running all down the bike! Also, there is a drain bolt on the left side, low down on the crank case. The filter is behind the small cover on the right, held by three bolts. When replacing, make sure the spring is seated in place first, before nipping it all up.
To check for correct oil level, take bike for a short run, to fully warm up engine, then let sit at tickover for one minute. Switch off, then remove dipstick from oil tank.


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Re: New xbr 500
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2017, 08:17:50 AM »
hello welcome to thumperland  simons ..xbr yes your tail light  bulb  is gone  ;D
I've been wondering about this too.  How does the tail light warning light work?  Does it check both the side light circuit and the brake light circuit?