Join Date: Sep 2010
You made a good choice PH. These Vics are very dependable and require very little maintenance. But you have to know what that is and how to do it. You have a lot to learn, so ask away. Read the manual, there's a lot of very important things in it, such as how to check the oil level - its different than most bikes.
She's pretty tight at first, so follow the break-in procedure. It'll take about 3K miles to fully break 'er in.
I'll leave with this: When starting, wait until the fuel pump stops, hold the throttle open about 1/8 turn and hold the starter button down until it catches. Its important you do it this way.
Oh...and welcome from the Pacific Northwet.
2010 Midnight Cherry XR. 7Jurock, Lloydz AF, ATS, AFR tuned VFCIII, IAV, and T-6 and locally repacked pipes = big smiles. SOLD
to a dear friend, so it's still in the family."
2017 Spyder F3 Limited - keeps this old guy in the wind and riding with friends.
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