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    #16
    How to remove the seat from a Sur-Ron

    These are the tools you will need.
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    Here is my method for popping off the plastic button-head "rivets".
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    Here is a picture of the expanding bit, once the button-head is removed.
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    Here are both parts of the plastic "rivets", only slightly worse for wear.
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    Here is the whole "rivet". You can see how pushing in the pin, expands the inside to hold it in place.
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    There are three on each side and two in the front, see below.

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    Once you get all of those out, the plastic cover just drops down. Then you need to unplug or unbolt the brake light, see above. There are only 4 bolts holding the seat on, but the rear fender bit needs to pushed towards the front of the bike to release it, so the seat can be removed. See below.
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    Don't forget the fender bit when you put it back on! It actually goes on after the seat, but before the installation nuts.

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      #17
      How to adjust Sur-Ron belt tension

      (May be useful if the belt is squeaking a lot)

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        #18
        How to service Sur-Ron pedal system

        This is typically useful if the kit develops play at the spindle. This covers full rebuild, reassembly and typical pitfalls / solutions.

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          #19
          Aftermarket cranks for the Sur-Ron pedal system


          These cranks are lightweight aluminum with a good offset.
          Confirmed these will fit but they are about half an inch longer than stock.

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          Unconfirmed but also possibly suitable from the specs:

          These cranks are also aluminum, little less expensive.
          These have not been confirmed yet, but are likely to work (no promises though)

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            #20
            Removing kickstand cutoff sensor: Since this sensor is very exposed to damage and water intrusion, it can interrupt motor function with the slightest amount of damage (happened to me after riding through a 6" deep puddle) Fortunately its easy to remove:

            Step 1: remove bash guard/skid plate
            Step 2: cut away rubber/vinyl boot surround wire connectors
            Step 3: unplug connector that runs back to kickstand sensor
            Step 4: Re-wrap wire connectors in shrink wrap or gorilla tape to protect from water intrusion, replace bash guard/skid plate

            Step 5 (the most important step): Don't be a Joey and hurt yourself because you rode off with the kickstand down. You remember the dirtbike you had as a kid? It didn't have a kickstand safety cutoff, and now your Sur-Ron doesn't either.
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