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Just thought i would document my work on my bike as its my first husqvarna. So I bought my 2000 sm610 for £900. It hasn't been started in 3 years and has been sitting with petrol in it, I got it yesterday like this ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1378726573.238029.jpg

So today I decided to strip down the carb and drain the fuel tank ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1378726649.436333.jpg

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The battery had 0.7v left in it so iv put it on a long slow charge ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1378726786.585212.jpg

Next I'm going to check the cam chain tension n decide if it's worth fitting a new one. Anything else I should do when I'm that far? Also should I fit new jets to the carb wile its stripped down?

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Hi John,

 congrats on the new bike !,

 

carb should be fine with an ultrasonic clean,

 

these bikes NEED a good battery, so you may struggle there - I DON'T recommend using the kickstart regularly - they were only fitted for @ 18 months then dropped from production.

 

is your speedo in Miles or KMS - LOTS of Parallel euro imports ( that's how I bought mine)

 

beware leaky fuel tap ( wiring for low-fuel light switch),

 basic MX taps fit  the same + are dry,

 

Cam-chain tensioners can be a PIA, as with te DRZ's similar ACCT.!,

 

 I did high speed commuting ( 70+ every day), and got through chains regularly,

 

 supposedly an oil -specific issue , the 2005 on bikes had a revised set-up,

 

ask me for parts if you need owt, as I've still got a few new + used,

 Charlie

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Thanks Charlie, it's in kmh so need mph for mot. Think the fuel tap is leaking and think the low fuel light has been disconnected. Where do you get the mx ones? Don't think I need any parts yet, even though it's a pain in the ass would you still recommend changing the cam chain?

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any husky fuel tap from 1995 to 2005 will be correct part,

 ebay is a good place to start,

 

get the bike running properly then check the tensioner is working,

 chain job is @£400 all in so not samll change..!!,

 

 don't think KMH is a problem,

 I've got a speedo if you might want to swap it,

 

 Charlie

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any husky fuel tap from 1995 to 2005 will be correct part,

ebay is a good place to start,

get the bike running properly then check the tensioner is working,

chain job is @£400 all in so not samll change..!!,

don't think KMH is a problem,

I've got a speedo if you might want to swap it,

Charlie

is £400 parts and labour? What miles is on your speedo?

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Would you have the metal bend that comes out of the top of the carb for the throttle cable? Mine has rubbed through.

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Didn't do much today, partially rebuilt the carb as I'm waiting on a couple of o rings. Took the speedo apart so I could get a mate who makes signs to make me a sticker with mph and kmh on it. ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1378850916.336930.jpg getting it back tomorrow and getting a new battery too. I can't wait to get this thing running.

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The battery is Yuasa YTX14 - BS. (at least at 2004 model, i believe yours has the same). i bought one a few days ago 65€.

Don't buy a cheaper one with the same specs, it won't last. :naughty:

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The battery is Yuasa YTX14 - BS. (at least at 2004 model, i believe yours has the same). i bought one a few days ago 65€.

Don't buy a cheaper one with the same specs, it won't last. :naughty:

thanks that's the one i ordered it was £50.

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attachicon.gifImageUploadedByThumper Talk1379594873.209953.jpgattachicon.gifImageUploadedByThumper Talk1379594902.976914.jpg bike rebuilt ready for starting but with all the mucking about the battery was too low to start. :-( also got new mirrors. :-)

 

looking good !,

 

 make sure the battery is full - as it will need to be good,

 

it IS possible to jump across from a running vehicle - BUT it needs to be a LARGE battery on it,

 

Charlie

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Brand new fully charged battery on it. Tried starting n no go no fuel going through. Checked float height it was ok. But still not opening the Venturi valve to let fuel through. &%$#@!ed about for about an hour then realised the floats where in upside down. Doh! Lol flipped the floats over rebuilt n vroom vroom away she went, still need some fine tuning. Anyone know how far out the idle screw should be? Isn't the mixture screw 1.5 turns out?

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Thanks I got one of them downloaded. Had the bike running reasonably well today. Can't upload vids from my phone to this :-(

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