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I just got a 1988 600 cc Honda Hurricane which has been garaged for the past 6 years. Besides replacing the battery and changing the oil and gas, is there anything else I should do for servicing/tuning up?

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I had a friend who bought a motorcycle that only sat for 2 years, and he had to remove the gas tank and thouroughly clean it. His bike (87 ninja 600) didn't have a fuel filter, so he bought a universal filter at a parts store (the clear glass kind you can take apart and clean), and had to clean it almost daily. I think they sell a kit for cleaning and resealing a motorcycle gas tank. I would reccomend this if it did sit with fuel in the tank.

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The carb may need cleaned! make sure tires are not dry rotted! The seals may have dried out after a long wile but in most cases you should be alright!

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