I have a 2009 950 and have done quite a few things to it, and in that process, I have mainly used common tools. These common tools include wrenchs, sockets and allen wrenchs. I realize that there are things that you will probably need some special tools for, and for those situations, I would recommend you buy or borrow them as needed, this will keep the cost of doing things down.
Being a 2016 model, there should not be much repair that will need to be done to the bike. I would recommend that your friend get a shop manual or manufacturer repair manual. I would recommend he review it to acquaint himself with the workings of the motorcycle and become acquainted with the location and nomenclature of the various parts on the bike. This is what I call "quality time" with my bike.
are you talking about a scanner for ecm fault codes, the 950 has onboard diagnostics you just count the flashes of the check engine light, other diagnostic tools would be a multi meter and a mechanics stethoscope
I had oil in my cylinders for long storage, now I was wondering how to get the oil out?
I took the spark plugs out and place a paper towel over the holes. I then let the engine turn over to let the oil spit out. Is this the best method or not?
What voltage is the throttle position sensor supposed to be set at? Do you increase voltage to richen or lean out the fuel mixture? We were talking with a guy at a a local bike night at Quaker Steak and he mentioned about adjusting the throttle position senor to give a little more performance...
I have been trawling through the forums to see if my issue has already been discussed. It hasn't.
I have a 2014 Yamah Bolt R Spec, equipped with the V&H Twin Slash exhaust, VO2 Air Intake and the FuelPak LCD (this is the legacy version with various mode settings that you can input...