As a minimum, these include:
Snap ring pliers
Slot (common) screwdrivers
Spark plug gauge
Spark plug wrench
Special tools required are shown in the
chapters covering the particular repair in which
they are used.
Engine tune-up and troubleshooting procedures require other special tools and equipment. These are described in detail in the
EMERGENCY TOOL KITS
A small emergency tool kit kept on the bike is
handy for road emergencies which otherwise
could leave you stranded. The tools and spares
listed below and shown in Figure 2 will let you
handle most roadside repairs.
Motorcycle tool kit (original equipment)
Silver waterproof sealing tape (duct tape)
Hose clamps (3 sizes)
Tire patch kit
Plastic pint bottle (for oil)
Waterless hand cleaner
Rags for clean up
A few sinnple tools and aids carried on the
motorcycle can mean the difference between
walking or riding back to camp or to where
repairs can be made. See Figure 3.
A few essential spare parts carried in your
truck or van can prevent a day or weekend of
trail riding from being spoiled. See Figure 4.