What are some good books on motorcycle mechanics?

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  • What are some good books on motorcycle mechanics?


Answer #1 | 23/12 2013 05:56
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance.
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Answer #2 | 23/12 2013 06:02
There are a few books, but I haven't read any personally. I learn all my stuff from online, either from forums, Google or YouTube. You can also purchase various motorcycle manuals, and there is usually pictures of step by step procedures.
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Answer #3 | 23/12 2013 06:46
get the specific Haynes ot Clymer book for bike you are dealing with
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Answer #4 | 23/12 2013 07:04
As Stephan suggested- read Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, it'll put a whole different aspect to reading the tech-books and it's a fun read.
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Answer #5 | 23/12 2013 08:38
Really any knowledge you can gain can hurt. You gotta start somewhere. There are many, many books out there. I just read service manuals, (even for fun) I know nerd. I went to school then did some years with dealer ships, and few years building choppers. The day you think you know everything, is the day you know nothing. Only real advice I can give is: take your time, working on bikes is not a race. If your not sure ask someone. More than likely someone as see it.
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Answer #6 | 23/12 2013 10:49
in addition to those books check out CUSTOM CHOPPER COOKBOOK what fits what from Paisano Publications.
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Answer #7 | 23/12 2013 15:28
Take a different tact, a novel, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, less how to and more why. Early 70's, I read it in college. PS Read the other suggestions after writing mine, the only constant is ZEN.
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