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Offline Jimmyk

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15000 mile service
« on: February 18, 2016, 12:17:00 pm »
Good morning everyone,
      I have a mechanic that's going to do the 15000 mile service on my 08. He told me to get the parts. I'm wanting him to put a new valve cover gasket on while he has the cover off. 
I'm new to the Connie,
Would anyone know what the part number is for the gasket?    Thanks
 Possibly there's a section on this forum that I don't know about  :))that lists all the parts needed for the service?
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Offline notsluggo

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Re: 15000 mile service
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2016, 02:41:54 pm »
Valve Cover gasket  1
Grommets               7
Spark plugs             4     Since you are in there anyway!
Valve shims  Assorted sizes to be determined. 
Spark plug hole gaskets.   Kawi calls them "head hole" gaskets     4
Antifreeze           Perfect time to change it.
Brake fluid         Perfect time for a flush and fill if it hasn't been done recently.

To look up / order the parts, I used BikeBandit.com for the valve cover gasket, the grommets, and the spark plug hole gaskets.
I used Jake Wilman for the shims (which you won't know which you need until the valve clearances have been measured / mapped).
Spark plugs I ordered from Amazon.com
Antifreeze / Brake fluid - up to you based on what brands you want to use.
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Offline notsluggo

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Re: 15000 mile service
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2016, 02:43:33 pm »
Curious - why did you create a second thread for the exact same reasons?  (Appears to me to be the same.)

http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php?topic=64061.0

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- notsluggo
2011 Concours 14 - The Silver Bullet!
2014 KLR650 - Kelly
Parker, CO