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  • all original paint
  • all original bodywork
  • original stereo
  • original starter
  • motor has never been opened up
  • 1 valve shim needed
  • 3 water pumps, 1st one at 293,470 miles
  • new radiator hoses at 349,801 miles
  • 3 alternators, 1st one 248,000 miles
  • 1 set of fork springs @ 252,000 miles
  • cam chain tensioners @ 211,000 miles
  • 1 U-joint @ 440,000 miles
  • 1 rear shock @ 155,000 miles
  • 1 seat @ 395,010 miles
  • new clutch seals @ 527,780 miles
  • 1 oxygen sensor @ 289,543 miles
  • 1 ignition switch @ 255,139 miles
  • 4 batteries at an average of 40k miles
  • check tire pressures once a week
  • front tire has 53k miles, Dunlop E3
  • rear tire has 30k miles, Dunlop E3
  • tire pressures, 42 rear, 41 front
  • shock set at 21 lbs
  • oil changed at 3k miles
  • spark plugs at 100k miles each
  • MPG average is 42mpg at 500k miles
  • no accidents yet
Customer bought a new 2015 and traded this one in.
 

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I wish I could get the mileage out of tires he did.
 

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I'm thinking he was a casual type of rider, never hard on the throttle, not much for high adventure in the twisties.

that's okay, he enjoyed his ride..
he apparently was very meticulous about record keeping also.
 

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  • front tire has 53k miles, Dunlop E3
  • rear tire has 30k miles, Dunlop E3
That is hard if not impossible to believe.
 

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I'm thinking his "riding season" started in 2002 and hasn't ended yet !
 
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