vrsca2003 I already have a couple of thousand more miles on my metz then I got from my stock dunlop but I'm hard on tires. There is a very slight difference in how the bike handles, does take a little more lean to get it to roll in the corners is my own opinion. Looks are probably the biggest reason to make the change since you could get a metz in the 180x55 that would get the better mileage as well.
Daniii is that the Garland dealer or the Allen dealer. The reason I ask is the allen store wanted to check my valves at 8k, I told them they were nuts. It would be funny if a prepaid contract from them does not get the same service that they try to sell non prepaid people. Since both stores have the same service manager and are owned by the same person.
Daniii it was just over a month ago and I told them about the 04 specs and they said that did not apply to my 02. I have not been back since and am thinking about canceling my extended warranty right now.
Frank I am going to find out today. The number to them is
1-800-527-7665 and Mark mentioned last week that you can get upto 90% of any unclaimed amounts returned. The real kicker to me was when I went to get a RT and they told me that it would void my warranty. I then ask them if all I changed was for the topless flash and 28 tooth and they said yes it voided my warranty if I used an RT at all. I plan to order one online and cancel my warranty and then I'll fix my leaking valve cover myself and be done with it.
Dan I hate to say it but if only one person of all the people that have had the ten k done needed the valves adjusted then I would guess one of three things happened on that one bike.
They were off when they were new.
They were correct and now they are off from being measured incorrectly.
Simple case of fraud to get more money.
Dan the material that these valves and seats are made of just don't wear at the rate that the schedule calls for, that is why the 04 was updated. IMHO this valve check interval was a throw back from some of the fifties technology that the MOCO still uses on many of it's other bikes.
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