Looks like Korea’s automobile industry is coming of age…
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Just doing my regular update of what I am doing to keep my motorcycle “in tip top shape.” I was hearing a bit of noise in the back tire area and my friend Harry told me it’s a chain issue – probably the chain being either too loose or needing a bit of oil.
22,702 KM’s on the odometer
So, my roomate’s trusty motorcycle guy did it as cheap as it gets with Castrol Oil – oh, I forgot, I probably needed an oil change at this point. It only cost me 30,000 won. It looks like I haven’t done an oil change for over 2 and a half months. I’ve been riding it pretty regularly. The guy said it was REALLY due a new oil change.
The bike felt totally different after I picked it up.
This is honestly just for my own record keeping, but after visiting a local bike shop near Pusan National University, the shop owner told me that the regulator was the problem. He even said he’ll bet on it and will give it to me for free for now & if it helps start the engine consistently for more than the 2 weeks maximum the starter seemed to work without a battery recharge that I go and pay only and only if it works beyond 2 weeks. So far, so good…but it’s only been 2 or so days. Continue reading