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CLYMER MANUALS BMW R50 R60 R69 MOTORCYCLE SERVICE SHOP RESTORATION MANUAL VIDEO

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Clymer Manuals BMW R50 R 60 R69 1955-1969 motorcycle service manual written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. Unlike OEM “factory” manuals, which are designed for the professional motorcycle mechanic, Clymer shop manuals are designed specifically for the first time user. The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, get one today. What’s in your toolbox?

Clymer Manuals motorcycle service manual for maintenance, troubleshooting & repair on your BMW R50 R60 R69 model motorcycle. From the basics like changing the oil & filter to complete engine overhaul. More detailed than the OEM not as a free download pdf or Haynes & written for the average Joe.… Read the rest

USER REVIEW |1999-2006 HONDA CBR600F4 SERVICE MANUAL

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It is safe to say that JeF4y at CBR600F4.com really likes the 4th generation 600cc Honda sportbike. He knows these bikes inside and out, because he rides, repairs, and races them. The folks here at Clymer were wondering, what would he think of our new (at the time) service manual for the 1999-2006 Honda CBR600F4? Especially considering he has significant exposure to the official Honda service manual?

If you aren’t familiar with the Clymer Workshop manuals, they are written specifically for home users and enthusiasts, with clear pictures and explanations in plain English. Unlike OEM factory service manuals, which are designed for the professional, our manuals are written with the do-it-yourself mechanic in mind, not the expert.… Read the rest

Show Your Motorcycle Some Love This Valentine’s Day

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So, Valentine’s Day is here and the only relationship you’re in is with your bike… (sad trombone noise) so what! Treat your bike like a star on this Hallmark holiday and enjoy a little romance along with the rest of America. Not every relationship is the same and it can be tough to suss out the perfect thing to do, so Clymer is here to help. 

YOU JUST GOT TOGETHER

 A new romance can be a very exciting time, but it’s also the time to set the course for how the rest of the relationship will go. If you go too big on the first Valentine’s Day, you’re setting a precedent for the future.… Read the rest

1996-2004 Honda XR400R Off-Road Motorcycle Service Manual

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What’s in your toolbox? Clymer Manuals Honda XR400R service manual covers all 1996-2004 versions of this just right sized Honda enduro bike. You can choose from the traditional paperback print version, or a new mobile friendly online manual. Like every Clymer manual, it is written specifically for home users and enthusiasts, with clear pictures and explanations in plain English. Unlike OEM factory service manuals, which are designed for the professional, Clymer Manuals are written with the do-it-yourself mechanic in mind, not the expert. Be that as it may, many experts still swear by them! The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, get one today.… Read the rest

2003-2013 HONDA CRF230 DIRT BIKE SERVICE MANUAL

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What’s in your toolbox? Clymer Manuals Honda CRF230 service manual covers all 2003-2013 versions of this simple but fun, nearly bulletproof, air-cooled Honda dirt bike. Like every Clymer manual, it is written specifically for home users and enthusiasts, with clear pictures and explanations in plain English. Unlike OEM factory service manuals, which are designed for the professional, Clymer Manuals are written with the do-it-yourself mechanic in mind, not the expert. But many experts still swear by them! The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, get one today.

 

If you enjoy riding a Honda CRF230F, CRF230L, or CRF230M, you ought to get the Clymer motorcycle service manual to help with maintenance, troubleshooting & repair.… Read the rest

Clymer Updates Coverage for Yamaha Royal Star Now Covering 1996-2013

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Clymer has just updated their coverage of Yamaha Royal Star now covering all models from 1996-2013. Part number M374-2.

This print manual is an in-depth look at the motorcycle, with over 400 pages of technical information, illustrations, and photos. It has everything you’ve come to expect from Clymer manuals, including basic maintenance information, a trouble shooting guide, and a detailed look at each of the bike’s systems.

Armed with step-by-step directions, you can do all sorts of repairs yourself or rebuild a bike from the inside out. As with all our manuals, you can complete most tasks using common tools and we offer plenty of workarounds to make each fix as simple as possible.… Read the rest

Clymer Releases New Manual for Suzuki DL650 V-Strom

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Clymer has just released a new manual for the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom. It covers model years 2004-2011.

This print manual is an in-depth look at the motorcycle, with over 400 pages of technical information, illustrations, and photos. It has everything you’ve come to expect from Clymer manuals, including basic maintenance information, a trouble shooting guide, and a detailed look at each of the bike’s systems.

Armed with step-by-step directions, you can do all sorts of repairs yourself or rebuild a bike from the inside out. As with all our manuals, you can complete most tasks using common tools and we offer plenty of workaround to make each fix as simple as possible.… Read the rest

8 Reasons You Need A Clymer Manual

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Some enthusiast riders visit a mechanic every time their motorcycle needs service. That’s okay, but not for everyone. Motorcycle mechanics can charge a premium cost for simple maintenance anyone can do. There is also a time penalty involved in having to locate a place that works on your old and rare BMW/Ducati/Triumph or whatever you ride. For the DIY motorcycle enthusiast, here is a good look at why a Clymer manual can be the best tool in your toolbox.

 

1.    Written from Experience

Every Clymer manual is written during a complete tear down and rebuild of the entire motorcycle. Each manual is specifically made just for that specific make and model of motorcycle.… Read the rest

Winterize Your Motorcycle

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Not everyone can live in sunny LA or Miami year round. While those cities enjoy riding weather in December and January, some of our readers will only be cranking up the snow blower. If you are putting your bike up for the winter, there are a few things you should know if this is your first time. A little bit of work now will make next spring’s riding season a lot easier.

First off, find a storage location. While your first thought might be your bedroom, your spouse might not appreciate that (if they do, treasure them). The second best location then would be a climate controlled garage.… Read the rest