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Old 07-27-2008, 01:26 PM   #1
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Default Honda Cbr Help!!!

So I have a 2007 Honda CBR 600RR...when I ride for a while, the engine OBVIOUSLY gets hot...If I am wearing shorts, I burn my leg sometimes...Where would I find a cover for the engine??

Also, I am wanting to change my own oil because it is ridiculous to pay $70 for an oil change.
Does anyone know where the oil filter is located on the 7 CBRs? Also, how much oil should I put in??

I hear there are radar detectors that can go into your helmet...does anyone have one of these and how do you like it?

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Old 07-27-2008, 01:33 PM   #2
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A manual like one from Clymer will show you exactly how to do the maintenance.

Get mesh pants for riding in summer. Riding in shorts is really, really stoopid. As you will learn the first time you contact asphalt.
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Old 07-27-2008, 03:48 PM   #3
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You can fashion some heat shields from old metal trash can lids, with holes cut in for air flow. The lid handles can be used for routing cables, glove storage, and places to store spare short pants.

And on your Honda you don't need to "change the oil" a popular misconception with newer motorcycles. When the level gets low, just "add to it" and bring the oil level back up to the correct place on the dip stick. The nutrients and vitamins that build up in the "old oil" protect vital engine components by covering them in a sludge-like film, protecting them from anteaters and dry-rot.

Don't buy a "Clymer" manual, as Floyd Clymer has been dead for about thirty years, and the new manuals have been written by clowns who's main intent is to confuse you and make themselves look smart at your expense.
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Old 07-27-2008, 03:56 PM   #4
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You can fashion some heat shields from old metal trash can lids, with holes cut in for air flow. The lid handles can be used for routing cables, glove storage, and places to store spare short pants.

And on your Honda you don't need to "change the oil" a popular misconception with newer motorcycles. When the level gets low, just "add to it" and bring the oil level back up to the correct place on the dip stick. The nutrients and vitamins that build up in the "old oil" protect vital engine components by covering them in a sludge-like film, protecting them from anteaters and dry-rot.

Don't buy a "Clymer" manual, as Floyd Clymer has been dead for about thirty years, and the new manuals have been written by clowns who's main intent is to confuse you and make themselves look smart at your expense.
You forgot to mention the foil hat for blocking radar.
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Old 07-27-2008, 04:13 PM   #5
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If you wear shorts while riding, burning your leg is nature's way of telling you that you are an idiot and should WEAR PROPER GEAR. Go buy a good set of armored leathers and then come back if you still have issues with heat.
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Old 07-27-2008, 04:37 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help!

Can anyone vouch/prove that the 2007 CBR's do not need oil changes, just maintaining a certain level???
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*sigh*

Oh well.
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Thanks for the help!

Can anyone vouch/prove that the 2007 CBR's do not need oil changes, just maintaining a certain level???
You've already proven yourself that you won't be owning it long-enough for you to care.
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You've already proven yourself that you won't live long-enough for you to care.
There, fixed it for ya.
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Thanks for the help!

Can anyone vouch/prove that the 2007 CBR's do not need oil changes, just maintaining a certain level???
I don't have the heart.

Have you considered getting a Mini-Cooper instead?
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