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The previous owner bought some engine covers. they apparently cost $250.

They seem like plastic molded stuff, what is the purpose of covering up the regular engine black area?

Also is this a rough install if I wanted to do it?
 

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they help keep you from breaking open the engine cases in the event of a drop or crash where the bike is sliding along the pavement.they are an easy install.
 

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Very easy to put on, or take off. You'll remove a few case bolts. Match the cover to the case and see which ones you remove. You'll need an 8mm socket, but thats about it.
 

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Just make sure your bolts in the cases are torqued well, otherwise you might leak some oil.
 

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Should I bother with these lol or maybe i should try to sell them on Kijiji. might be a touch sell apparently cost the guy $250
 

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I need a use a torque wrench set at 10 nm (7 Lb ft) to fully tighten right.
I'm not saying you do, but if you don't tighten well enough, it might leak oil.
Tightening too much is not good as well.
Don't know the specific torque out of my head, it's in the service manual.

I noticed the oil leaking when I took out one screw during my build process, and I only hand tightened it back in for half an hour, before torquing it to spec.
 

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Looks like I will have to remove the fairing on one side to be able to unbolt the 3 screws.

rcannon409: yes those are the ones.
 
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