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#1 Unread post by Surge » Wed Aug 17, 2005 2:16 pm

Not sure if this is the right forum, but eh. Couldn't hurt. Does anyone have any resources to learning the mechanics of motorcycles? I'm already working on finding a copy of "The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Maintenance." But are there any places to learn this type of thing online? Thanks in advance. :mrgreen:
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#2 Unread post by niterider » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:53 pm

I went to the city library and they had books on bikes and some repair manuals. Unfortunately they did not have the one that I needed. You may have a better selection where you are.

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#3 Unread post by Surge » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:54 pm

Doubt that. This deep south... it's like the old west. Only with more Mexico.
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#4 Unread post by DivideOverflow » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:59 pm

You can pick up service manuals for specific bikes.. it usually has enough information for all your maintenance needs. Try amazon, ebay, half.com, etc
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#5 Unread post by niterider » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:59 pm

I have been trying to get a repair manual for my 700 maxim and I am having trouble getting the exact manual. Bye the way I was born in La Grulla Tx.

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#6 Unread post by niterider » Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:14 pm

I am going to try the ebay again. The reason I mention La Grulla is that is deep South and I know where you are coming from. If you have a certian problem with your bike post it and some one may be able to help you with it.

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#7 Unread post by cb360 » Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:14 pm

This guy is a little nutty, but he has some real good repair info on his site and it's pretty user friendly for non-mechanics

http://www.dansmc.com/MC_repaircourse.htm
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#8 Unread post by Aggroton » Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:18 pm

cb360 wrote:This guy is a little nutty, but he has some real good repair info on his site and it's pretty user friendly for non-mechanics

http://www.dansmc.com/MC_repaircourse.htm
i actually seriously checked through this site yesterday and it is a great wealth of knowledge...

but all the god struff is kind of creepy...but hey we cant all be perfect.
thats a sweet bike.

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#9 Unread post by Surge » Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:45 pm

CB, you've made my day. :mrgreen:
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#11 Unread post by kriegerjr » Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:15 pm

need free repair manual on 86 max 700 xj 700

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#12 Unread post by Johnj » Sun Apr 05, 2015 11:15 am

I googled ' 1986 yamaha xj700 maxim service manual ' and found free pdf files.
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#13 Unread post by dr_bar » Sun Apr 05, 2015 7:27 pm

Try a dealer for the shop manual...
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