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Offline Uncle Tee

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16,000m Service time
on: November 06, 2018, 05:09:02 PM
Ive been tossing and turning as to what Id do when it was time. Honda-Memphis service est: $250 service+parts
Schedule 2 days in advance, next day pick-up.
I want a couple of trusted local reviews, but I was expecting at least double.
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #1 on: November 06, 2018, 11:12:04 PM
I'm at 9k so a little bit away. What's in the 16k service?

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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 11:12:32 PM
A good tech that is on his toes and knows the CB-X can do the work in 2.5 to 3 hours. Depending on the shops hourly rate, $250 seems reasonable. If I am doing nothing more than a valve/ adjustment and spark plug replacement, I can do it in about 2.5 hours. Sometimes shims have to be ordered to adjust the valves.

My valves started going tight by 7500 miles. By 9000 miles, I couldn't get to 70mph.
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #3 on: November 06, 2018, 11:13:54 PM
*Originally Posted by ThirtyOne [+]
I'm at 9k so a little bit away. What's in the 16k service?

It's listed in your owners manual. I can't remember right off what all it is.

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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #4 on: November 07, 2018, 02:42:19 AM
*Originally Posted by EscCtrl [+]
It's listed in your owners manual. I can't remember right off what all it is.

Found it. Nothing too intensive.

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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #5 on: November 07, 2018, 10:01:16 AM
It's going to be a while before I need that done, but it is something I sometimes think about - I'm not interested in doing it myself (valves adjustment, no thanks), Honda dealer will be expensive (and one of our chums here had a terrible local main dealer experience), but will a non-Honda dealer know the ins and outs of stripping the bodywork and doing the job without damage?  :084:

Oh well, it'll be a year or two before I have to decide!!
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #6 on: November 07, 2018, 04:56:02 PM
A reasonable price made the choice easy. Id rather do it myself, but back problems flaring have several projects taking much longer than I want this to take.
Thanks, T
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #7 on: November 07, 2018, 05:11:25 PM
*Originally Posted by AJC500 [+]
It's going to be a while before I need that done, but it is something I sometimes think about - I'm not interested in doing it myself (valves adjustment, no thanks), Honda dealer will be expensive (and one of our chums here had a terrible local main dealer experience), but will a non-Honda dealer know the ins and outs of stripping the bodywork and doing the job without damage?  :084:

Oh well, it'll be a year or two before I have to decide!!
Aren't you supposed to trade it in on a new bike when the 16K service is due?
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #8 on: November 07, 2018, 07:00:12 PM
*Originally Posted by SnowOwl [+]
Aren't you supposed to trade it in on a new bike when the 16K service is due?

Ha! Ha!  :008:

That's what I did when I bought the Honda, but I'm 65 and retired now, so I try not to think about spending more money on new bikes..... hell, does that mean this is my last bike??  :161:
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Re: 16,000m Service time
Reply #9 on: November 07, 2018, 11:24:34 PM
*Originally Posted by AJC500 [+]
Ha! Ha!  :008:

That's what I did when I bought the Honda, but I'm 65 and retired now, so I try not to think about spending more money on new bikes..... hell, does that mean this is my last bike??  :161:

Oh come on..that 2019 is quite shiny  :745: