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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2014, 02:02 PM Thread Starter
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What to do after an accident, bike wise

So my fiancÚ was in a motorcycle accident. Thankfully, she received minor injuries, but the bike has severe cosmetic issues (no mechanical issues know at the present time). What should we do in regards to keeping the motorcycle in our garage till all the insurance claims and legal matters are resolved? Should we put fuel stabilizer in the tank, do we need to empty out the oil pan, empty the gas tank? Anything we should do so we don't wreck the bike internally? Thanks!


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If a bike is ok sitting over winter, I think you'll be fine.
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Sure, if the bike sat for YEARS then yeah. The bike will be okay.

Glad to hear your fiance is okay though.

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Check and make sure your bars are straight. Talks about your forks getting binded in crashes.

Dave Moss recommends doing this -

2A7X3. Aircraft Structural Maintenance.

Any corrosion (Paint, priming, identification, etc) or Fabrication (Sheetmetal, Fiberglass, Tubing, etc)
questions, go ahead and ask and I'll do the best to respond to the best of my knowledge.

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