what is the average stator life in a cx500/cx650? in a turbo, its <20000miles. wondering what the number is on a NA engine.
My GL500 only has 7,800 miles on it. When I did the first oil change, what was in there look like new oil. David put a new stator on the GL650. It has 28,000 on it.Heat, mostly, and contaminants in the oil. Both attack the insulation on the coil wires.
Thanks Bob!I wouldn't try to store any lead acid battery (be it flooded cell or AGM) that has been charged with the intention of using it in a few years. You would be better off to sell one of them to someone in your area and buy a new one when the time comes.
Thanks again. There are several tiny differences that only make it interesting. One time, after a ride, I turned the GL650 back on, trying to lock the handle bars and I heard a whirling sound. At first I wondered if the started got stuck, then I remembered the electric fan. The engine sounds are slightly different too.BTW: I suspect that the difference in starting between the way the 500 and the 650 may be because the 650's ignition timing is a couple of degrees different. Perhaps someone else who has both will comment further...