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post #1 of 16 Old 05-16-2008, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
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Happy 50,000 mile day for my Wee

I turned 50,000 miles on my V-Strom Thursday morning


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post #2 of 16 Old 05-16-2008, 03:32 PM
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Very cool!

Congrats!

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Impressive. Congrats!
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post #5 of 16 Old 05-16-2008, 06:54 PM
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nicely done!

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Outstanding! That's twice what I have on mine.

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Cool...that's about 10 times what I have on mine. I just clicked over 5,400 today.

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Nice work!
post #9 of 16 Old 05-16-2008, 09:28 PM
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How about a rundown of repaired stuff, etc.?

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Zero Major repairs only maintenance items
5 Rear Tires
4 Front Tires
2 Chains
2 Sprocket Sets
Chain cleaned with lamp oil and lubed every weekend with walmart brand chain lube
1 Set of Spark plugs
Valves Checked at 12k (I need to take the time to check the valves some time)
Rotella oil every 6k-8k miles and new filter every other oil change
original Brake fluid
all original lighting except a yellow bulb in the left headlight and led turn signals in front.
original battery
Washed once (my bosses 03 Harley SoftTail with 37,000 miles got sprayed by water in the motorcycle parking at work along with mine by the maintenance workers. He had the school pay to have both bikes detailed)

;234416]How about a rundown of repaired stuff, etc.?[/QUOTE]

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