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16000 mile service

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On the C1 - how much should i expect to pay for this main service? I believed it is valve clearance time, but what else is done? Also, when do you suggest changing plugs?


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Several hundred pounds,
Fairings need to come off.
Seats and tank.
Carbs and cam cover.
Cams will have to come out as I would think at least a couple of shims will need changeing.
Oil & Filter change.
Coolant change.
Fork oils will need changing.
Brake fluid change.
Head bearings would probably need a greasing up.
Like wise swingarm.
It may also be ready for a new chain and sprocket set.
Wheel bearing may need a greasing up to.
So all in all just about everything.

and worst of all you can't be sure a garage would do all that. Best to do it all yourself.


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yorkie wrote:Several hundred pounds,
Fairings need to come off.
Seats and tank.
Carbs and cam cover.
Cams will have to come out as I would think at least a couple of shims will need changeing.
Oil & Filter change.
Coolant change.
Fork oils will need changing.
Brake fluid change.
Head bearings would probably need a greasing up.
Like wise swingarm.
It may also be ready for a new chain and sprocket set.
Wheel bearing may need a greasing up to.
So all in all just about everything.

and worst of all you can't be sure a garage would do all that. Best to do it all yourself.
I could probably do most of that, except the shim changes, though maybe i'm underestimating myself. One quote I have is for around £450. Oil'n'filter very recently done as is the brake fluid. Chain good plus it has recent sprockets. Coolant looks clean but would change it anyway. So i guess at the worst i will just have to pay for the valve clearances to be done.


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Be brave you know you can do it yourself.


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