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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-24-2016, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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1st venture w/Burgman & Slider install

After 5 hours I finished my first experience with my NOS 2013 Burgman 400's CVT.....cleaning, deglazing & installing an 18g set of Dr P. sliders and pieces. 10 mos & 4,200 miles

The cheap 12V Harbor Freight impact gun did remove the 2 nuts w/no issues - using only a spare 12V scooter battery!

Although I've faithfully cleaned the fan filter -there was a lot of sand/dirt and corrosion on the front end of the metal CVT cover - so I scrubbed and buffed it and painted with black high-temp paint.

The roller carrier had a tablespoon of fine black stuff....the dirty rollers were not flat spotted.

The pulleys had a fine groove low down. I cleaned them but did not disturb the surface.

Cleaning and painting took an hour or two - working with my new torque wrench took time. I made story marks on the nuts just in case.

Ran the engine before buttoning everything back up - & sure enough, the belt was pinched and the front nut came loose in seconds.
Oh yes, the new "not $5" O-ring worked great - perfect fit! (from the O-Ring Store)
Will take it for a first ride tomorrow, sunrise.












5 hours later....all buttoned up. Glad I bought a bag of those push/clip/rivets!

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Sweet! Buy why paint the CVT cover?

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He said he had a bit of corrosion on the front of the cover. I actually did the exact same procedure to my NOS '13 400 this weekend.... albeit with almost 12 months and nearly 13,000 miles on mine. I had significantly more dust and definite flat spotting of my rollers. You're going to be happy on that first ride with sliders. I just put the 18g in mine and I couldn't be happier. In addition to the increased top-end and decreased RPMs, I have also noticed a definite Improvement in fuel mileage.
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Good going Stig, looks like you have done a good job. I will be looking forward to hear how she does. I'm sure you're going to like it a lot.
Just for future reference, when tighening the variator nut, I keep squeezing the belt together between the pulleys, then pushing the slack in the belt belt towards the front, as I slowly tighten the nut. Once done, I fire it up and watch it run, then shut it down and recheck the torque on the nuts.

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@stig , @E.D. - did you modified plate (edges) or any other part of CVT before installing Dr. Pulley SR's? Also do you have stock or aftermarket CVT?

I will receive 16g Pulley's in a few days and really curious about their installation instruction on latest models (I'll be installing on L5 and it should be the same as for L3)

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Good report.

My 2011 at 22000 miles had significant Roller Flat Spots.

I went to 19GM Sliders.

All that - changing effort and performance report (RPM VS MPH) are topics I put on this site sometime ago. Many pictures with the topics.
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