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post #41 of 42 (permalink) Old 06-08-2016, 04:46 AM Thread Starter
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Hi everyone just popping my head in to update this personal record of whats been done to the 696, and say hi to all!

i managed to finally get round to redooing the forks with oem fork kit/seals etc, and im embarrased to admit the problem was with me all along lol,

i had put the washer in front of the seal on both forks for some unknown reason, must have been tired at the time and rushed to get it finished, so anyways, both legs are now leak free and functioning absolutely excellently for non adjustable showas,
ive rebuilt sets of motorbike fork legs maybe 9 times now dirt & road and all have worked out great but this time.

i also just resealed the stator case with 3bond grey and there are no oil leaks anymore neither

its raining here it melb but with a fresh lot of oil/filter just done too i took the ole girl for a hoot round the block just then and its running and riding like a champ, feels better then ever.

for the fork oil, i mixed 50/50 10w and 5 w to git 7.5 and put 350ml a side, the manual lists a diff amount for each yrs that the monster 696 is made, so its very hard to know whats "right".

such a beaut motorbike, really is. glad i bought it, even tho its needed a fair bit of diking round due to previous owner negligence, thankfully i dont think they did too much harm to it.

next thing i need to is do the valve check.
have to read up on that.

cheers everyone from me.


edit, a tip for duc owners,[in my opinion]

i worked out what was making the clutch not engage so well when the bikes warmed up, i think if your clutch master reserviour is over filled or too filled up when it gets hot due to the slave sitting on the side of the engine case, the liquid expands slightly and forces the clutch rod in slightly, i noticed when i dumped some clutch fluid so there is an air gap in the master reserviour[ie less that full] it engages much better and smoother.

thats my observation.

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post #42 of 42 (permalink) Old 07-23-2016, 04:46 AM
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Hi everyone just popping my head in to update this personal record of whats been done to the 696, and say hi to all!

i managed to finally get round to redooing the forks with oem fork kit/seals etc, and im embarrased to admit the problem was with me all along lol,

i had put the washer in front of the seal on both forks for some unknown reason, must have been tired at the time and rushed to get it finished, so anyways, both legs are now leak free and functioning absolutely excellently for non adjustable showas,
ive rebuilt sets of motorbike fork legs maybe 9 times now dirt & road and all have worked out great but this time.

i also just resealed the stator case with 3bond grey and there are no oil leaks anymore neither

its raining here it melb but with a fresh lot of oil/filter just done too i took the ole girl for a hoot round the block just then and its running and riding like a champ, feels better then ever.

for the fork oil, i mixed 50/50 10w and 5 w to git 7.5 and put 350ml a side, the manual lists a diff amount for each yrs that the monster 696 is made, so its very hard to know whats "right".

such a beaut motorbike, really is. glad i bought it, even tho its needed a fair bit of diking round due to previous owner negligence, thankfully i dont think they did too much harm to it.

next thing i need to is do the valve check.
have to read up on that.

cheers everyone from me.


edit, a tip for duc owners,[in my opinion]

i worked out what was making the clutch not engage so well when the bikes warmed up, i think if your clutch master reserviour is over filled or too filled up when it gets hot due to the slave sitting on the side of the engine case, the liquid expands slightly and forces the clutch rod in slightly, i noticed when i dumped some clutch fluid so there is an air gap in the master reserviour[ie less that full] it engages much better and smoother.

thats my observation.


Did you have problems with the clutch slipping when giving it full throttle in the top gears? I was told my bike 2009 696 has a slipper clutch but I've never known it to slip like that. It slips the wrong way.


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