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What would be the best way to start my motorcycle after being parked for two years? I would like to avoid any damage to the motor, so I'm just wondering if I should take any precautions/steps to minimize/avoid anything braking or getting damage. Thanks
 

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Fresh gas and a good battery. Otherwise just check fluids. Depending on where you stored it, say in a barn, you could have mice in the air box!! ?
 

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As the above have said 2 years isn't a long time however, old fuel can be a nightmare for the carbs.

I would charge/replace the battery, drain the tank and add fresh fuel.

Once running I would get it upto temp, making sure all is well, no fuel leaks and the carbs run smooth. Then I would Drop the fluids, give it a service and enjoy it.

P.s I've just redone mine after 2 years of the road and all was good apart from the forks seals.
 

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Any person undertaking long-term storage should be using this:
(I did buy a tad too much though :rolleyes:

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How much do you use per tank Nigel?
The rec amount is 10ml per 10 litres, so we're talking 15ml per tank.

Most of my bikes get a run every few months, but only 3 remain continuously registered. It's fair to say that I might not need preservative over only a few months, but I prefer the added protection.
 
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