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30 Sep 09 -------- 64,262 miles

64K service. No shims required.
 

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30 Oct 09 ----------- 67.457 miles

After a great road trip to VT with my wife as passenger (instead of her riding her 94SE) she found the back seat on the 1800 pretty comfortable. So I purchased a set of Kuryakyn Transformer Boards and installed them yesterday.
 

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Battery Bug Installation

30 Oct 09

Picked up second set of powdercoated rims.



04 Nov 09 ----------- 67,683 miles

Installed Battery Bug in the panel below the right fairing pocket. Thanks to AUSWING for the installation tips.:thumbup:
 

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68K maintenance

16 Nov 09 ------------- 68,659 miles

Routine oil/filter and 68K service. Keeping an eye on rear pads, about 2/3 gone. Everything else OK.
 

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Hey Greytful,
How did the installation for the Show Chrome Backrest go for you. I am getting one myself. How do you like it??
 

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Brake Pad Replacement

19 Mar 10 ------------ 71,723 miles ----------Brake Pads

Replaced original right front brake pads and original rear brake pads with OEM Honda. Rear pads were down to wear indicators, front pads weren't worn quite as much but needed replacing soon, so I did both sets.
Replaced another low beam bulb (right side) on 22 Mar 10.
 

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72,000 service

26 Mar 10 ----------------72,532 miles

72,000 mile service performed. Oil/Filter, air filter, brake and clutch fluids, final drive oil and coolant changed.

Rear brake fluid was cloudy - probably from pushing pistons back while changing pads last week.

Start switch cleaned.
 

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Adjust Cruise

08 April 2010 ------------ 73,884 miles

Adjusted the cruise control as advised on the board:bow:. It's really going to be a treat to have it working correctly with a positive set and no lag!! :thumbup:
 

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Maintenance

22 Apr 10 ----------- 76,445 miles

Routine service - 76K checkup

Took a rock hit in the right fog light lens last week. :cry: Rode to HDL in Hendersonville on the 15th and picked up a replacement lens and a spare. I've got the Show Chrome - it's really a bear to pull the old lens off without damaging the frame. Took all the old sealant out and used a strip of auto moulding tape (doubled over) to reseat the new lens.

Also picked up new rotors from HDL and installed them on the other powdercoated front wheel a couple of weeks ago. Now I have a set of wheels and tires ready to install when needed. :thumbup:
 

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80,000 mile service

27 May 2010 -------------- 79,541 miles

80,000 mile service performed early as we're getting ready to travel to the Americade rally (attended every year since '83).

Oil, filter, and spark plugs installed. Rear differential fluid and driveshaft oil changed. Repacked wheel bearings and replaced grease seals on the Escapade trailer.
 

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15 June ----------------- 82,310 miles

Had a tail light go out at Americade and dealer was out of stock - paid $6.41 for one at auto supplier, who stated that it fits the BMW/Volvo/Audi type vehicles. (Cost at the Honda dealer was $2.52 ea)

Returned home and purchased 4 spares to carry, along with a set of brake pads for the left front. Installed D250s on new P/C rims and replaced pads. (Mileage was 20,230 miles on front and rear - front was down to wear bars, the rear had 3/32 left.) Ordered Elite 3s for the other wheels and will get them mounted this week and be ready for the next change.
 

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22 June 10 ---------------- 82,897

Snuck in a bit early for the 84K service and checkover for the trip to Wing Ding this weekend. Everything AOK!
 

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10 Aug 10 -------------- 88,791 miles

88K service. Inspected, repacked and retorqued steering head bearings.

Renewed the maintenance contract (3 years, unlimited mileage) on the 8th of June. It covers all parts and labor except tires and brakes. :thumbup:
 

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92K Service

01 Oct 10 -------------- 92,781 miles

92K service
After the 88K service (when the steering head bearings were repacked and torqued) I discovered that the forks wouldn't lock in either direction. Brought it to the mechanic's attention and he fixed it. Other than this item, the scheduled service was without exception.
 

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96K Service

02 Nov 10 ----------- 96,445 miles

96K service: oil/filter, valve clearance check, brake/clutch fluids, final drive oil, air cleaner, plugs and coolant change. Rt front runnning light replaced. Had replaced left inboard trunk running light last week. Onward to 100K!!!
 

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Milestone

Finally hit the 100K mark on 16 Feb!!
16Feb11 100K.jpg

17Feb11 ------------ 100,079

Routine service. Runs just like the day it came off the showroom floor!
Looking at some new tires in the short future - got a second set of powdercoated rims mounted and ready to go.
 

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New Tires

26 Mar 11 ------------ 101,652 miles

Replaced fifth set of D250s at 19,342 miles - I've averaged over 20K for all five . This is the first set that I have used antifreeze (50/50 mix) to balance. As the picture shows, there is very minor cupping on the rear, and even less on the front. I put 2 fluid ounces in the front and 2-1/2 fl oz in the rear through the valve stems. I'm trying E3s for the first time on the 1800 - I had them on my '88 and still use them on my wife's '94 SE.
Tires at 19K.jpg
 

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20Apr11 ------------ 101,935

104K service done early. Checked out for upcoming trip to the West Coast.
 

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108K checkup

18Aug11 -------------- 108,516 miles

Air filter replaced, cooling system flush, final drive oil change, all hydraulic fluids flushed and refilled, oil and filter change. No exceptions noted.
 
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