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- DescriptionThis is the perfect user-friendly primer on the maintenance and repair of American V-twin motorcycles. For men and women who have the will to service their own bikes and lack only the kw-how, this book has it all: basic, easy-to-use information about repairing and maintaining pushrod V-twin motorcycles from someone who really kws the nuts and bolts. Sara Liberte's primer begins with the fundamentals - from wheel size and tire pressure to kwing your shop manual and the tools you'll need - then moves on to the basics of maintenance. Changing oil and other fluids, replacing gaskets, gauging rmal wear and tear, inspecting chains and belts and adjusting tension: these are just a few of the topics Liberte covers in complete and clear detail. She also discusses the charging system, battery charging, terminal maintenance, and simple wiring techniques - and, critically, troubleshooting, whether on the road or at the shop.
- Author BiographySara Liberte began repairing and maintaining her own motorcycle in 1994 while attending Montserratt College of Art in Boston. In her teen years she became interested in motorcycles, specifically American made V-twin bikes. Liberte now runs RT's North Hills Cycle, Inc., building and painting custom bikes, with her boyfriend and business partner Ron Tonetti in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Author(s)Sara Liberte
- PublisherMotorbooks International
- Date of Publication24/02/2006
- SubjectRoad & Motor Vehicles: General Interest
- Series TitleMotorbooks Workshop
- Place of PublicationWisconsin
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMotorbooks International
- Out-of-print date11/06/2013
- Content Note250 colour illustrations
- Weight517 g
- Width210 mm
- Height270 mm
- Spine11 mm
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