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post #1 of 10 Old 04-22-2005, 03:57 PM Thread Starter
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What do they do for the $98 at that 600 mile service? Do they check the valves? Can/will they adjust the injection? Thanx, Doug.

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post #2 of 10 Old 04-22-2005, 06:12 PM
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If you have a owners manual it will tell you everything that should be done at the 600 mile service. No they don't check/adjust the valve clearance. I do all my own services. :twisted:
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post #3 of 10 Old 04-22-2005, 09:45 PM
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Essentially they change the oil, the oil filter and check the torque on a bunch of fastners. The only ones that were loose on my 1000 were exhaust parts. Some of them were plenty loose too.

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post #4 of 10 Old 04-23-2005, 07:29 AM
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Labor rates for motorcycles shops are probably on a par with BMW/Mercedes dealers!
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Just a glorified oil change, I don't think most shops check fasteners either. I check for loose parts on every bike I buy as soon as I get it home. The Strom was typical compared to the last few bikes I bought, a few loose bolts. The right side passenger peg and the belly pan/cowl.
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Thanx Guys.

From the horses' mouth, the service guy said oil, and tighten all the bolts, especially the triple clamp and exaust bolts. I'm keeping my $100, and checking every thing my self. Thanx again. Doug.

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post #7 of 10 Old 07-06-2005, 11:22 AM
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Oops - just posted the same question in the Wee forum.

Up here in Canada, they are saying that a valve adjustment *IS* required and are trying to hit me for $300-350 (around $250 -275 US).

What gives?

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post #8 of 10 Old 07-06-2005, 11:35 AM
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No valve adjustment as far as I'm aware....I thought the first one of those was at 14500 miles?
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post #9 of 10 Old 07-06-2005, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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bolts

I also found many loose bolts. It was surprising. None that were loose enough to fall out though. If you skipping the first service, check every bolt visible. I am going to check 'em once-a-year.

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post #10 of 10 Old 07-06-2005, 11:48 AM
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...continuing the thread in the other forum:

https://stromtrooper.com/forum/viewto...?p=15881#15881

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