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I just installed the SpeedyMoto belt "covers" on my Sport 1K. Of course they look awesome, but I wonder if I need to do any special maintenance, lubrication, etc or be cautious of anything when washing the belt area. I realize the belts themselves are OK and I wouldn't use a hi-pressure washer, but do I need to lube the belt tensioning assemblies/bearings, etc. I ask since most of this stuff was originally covered.

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just don't focus the water on the bearing seals, and they will be fine. also if you have the paper mache belts you will need to upgrade those. :)
 

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Don't do as a mate did & apply tyre-shine or anything to the belts, specially WD-40 as it can penetrate seals and ruin grease/oils etc and speed up the aging of the belts. Althoug I hear the sun-screen is good for the back non toothed part. Kinda works like a leather conditioner...
Running the bike to dry it & the belts out (and causing havoc in the process) is mandatory >:D. - Chris
 

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Thanks for the tips guys. Sounds like the normal common sense stuff.

Chris, I usually run the bike once I wash it to help dry it out, but I didn't think about the added entertainment now that the covers are off the belts!
 
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