Burning Smell?greenspun.com : LUSENET : MV Agusta F4 : One Thread
I was on my way to work today and left the bike idling to warm it up. I never warmed up the bike before, I would just start with choke on and ride her gently for a few miles. But today when I left her idling and started riding; I smelled something burning. A sort of burning plastic aroma. I pulled over and a minute amount of smoked rose up, grayish color. I went back home and put her in the garage.
I took off the fairings, first time to see her naked. She's wonderful with the plastic on and off. I couldn't see any signs of where the smoke or aroma came from.
Any ideas would be appreciated.
-- mod (email@example.com), July 14, 2000
Probably just my paranoia. I rode her again and no smoke or aroma. I'm gussing smoke was brake dust and smell, dunno? She's running perfect.
-- mod (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 14, 2000.
I had the same,just ones. my fairing on the right side under the engine is a little burnt by the exhaust pipe.Just on the inside and it is now not smelling more and not burning so i don't care about it. greetings, Ben
-- Ben P (email@example.com), July 14, 2000.
did you ever look your documentholder under the seat? Mine melted partly due to exhaust heat !!
-- kris (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 15, 2001.
the burning smell is your wallet ,since you could have bought an r1 and a trailer in florida for the money you blew on the mv....hardy har har
-- t.o.myers (email@example.com), December 14, 2001.