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FXDB Street Bob

Discussion in 'Cruisers' at netrider.net.au started by Kurse, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. So my mate tried to start his Brand spankin new Street bob after giving it a wash at one of those self serve wash joints and it didn't turn over at all. Just made this loud horrible clicking noise, then spat out heaps of soap water n shit.

    He said he put the hose right up inside the engine [lol]. Lucky for him he lives 5 houses away, so I helped him push his beloved back home.

    My question on his behalf is, once the water dries, will his bike be fine? Could he have possibly done any damage to the motor trying to crank it over? If so, what kind of damage would he have potentially done?
    He tried about 4 times then stoppped cause he was worried he might do some damage.

  2. Can you please post this in the correct forum.

    Can the appropriate Mod for here please Lock or delete.
  3. Trail bike riders drown their bikes quite often.

    Pull the plugs and turn it over on the starter. That'll get water out of the top end.

    Drain the oil and replace.

    It's unlikely he did any damage, so long as the starter didn't get a roll up.

    Might need to drain the airbox too.
  4. Thanks ibast :-]