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Hi, it was recommended by Tonik that I share a post I started on my Honda 1100 ACE tourer forum to get input from this group.  I have a 1998 Honda 1100 ACE with 25,912 miles on her.

I have a small coolant drip coming from the cross bar and need to replace the old O rings.  Has anyone here made this type of repair?  See pics of what I posted on the T-Forum.  Any input or advice is welcome with minimal jackassery is appreciated 😉





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I think the biggest pain in the ass is going to be draining the coolant because it looks like I need to take the tank off or at least loosen it to get to the radiator cap.

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If you were local to me I'd say bring it over but I'm not. Taking the tank off isn't that big of a deal. Coolant is probably due for a flush anyway.  

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