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    Not turned a wheel in 3 years

    Hi there I have a 03 rsvr that's has not turned a wheel in 3 years..not even turned over..has been in shed . I'm going to get it back on the road soon but I think I remember someone saying something about going into some factory setting when left for long time.anyone know the key turn on and off thing I might have to do..cheers.

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    Not on a gen1 I'm sure if that's what it is

    Drain the tank use fresh fuel and maybe a spray of easy start with a brand new battery

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    Will do, have new battery,oil & filter and might change the plugs and fingers crossed it will fire up..

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    I'd take the plug caps off and turn it over on the starter motor for a bit.
    Get new oil circulating before it suddenly bursts into thousands of RPM.

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    Never thought of that good idea cheers...it needs new tyres but can't make my mind up..I have a bandit 650 for work and will put anything on if price is right but I'm more fussy what goes on the aprilia...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bol D'or View Post
    I'd take the plug caps off and turn it over on the starter motor for a bit.
    Get new oil circulating before it suddenly bursts into thousands of RPM.
    bloody good idea..i'm just going to unplug the ecu I think ..hopefully it still turns over

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulfitzs46 View Post
    Never thought of that good idea cheers...it needs new tyres but can't make my mind up..I have a bandit 650 for work and will put anything on if price is right but I'm more fussy what goes on the aprilia...

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    tyres are a personal thing but great all rounders pilot road 3 or 4 and m7rr sticky enough and good in the wet

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