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As long as I've been working on my wing, I haven't maintained a maintenance log. I do have a folder I keep notes on scrap paper along with receipts. If you keep a log of your maintenance, what do you keep records of? Oil change, belts, etc.....

I was thinking of making a maintenance log on "excel".Where do you guys keep your logs? Excel forms, other paper forms, on disk, hard drive etc.....



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I keep logs on my cars, truck, bikes, quads, & boat on EXCEL.



Iprint them and keep them on the wall. WhenI do serviceI write it in with a pen. Then several times a year I update it on the computer and reprint.
 

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I keep a log, as well as receipts and notes. The PO of my bike did not and I found that I wished I had one. The next owner of this bike will get all the records.
 

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Whadda ya mean, next owner?:D
 

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I have my records from 1980 ,,it's just to help me keep semi-straight on what I haven't done ,,YET,,
I'm with ya"next owner"???ha...
 

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I keep a log on every vehicle I have.If I have to put a wrench on it it gets logged, probably wouldn't hurt to put them in Excel.

I keep the log with the vehicle.
 

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I wish I kept logs, I can't even remember when the oil was changed last.
 

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For a while...I didn't keep a log.

Then I bought my LTD and I started one on Excel. Actually found a file online and modified it to fit.

I keep my mileage to track mpg's, accessories I installed, maintenance I perform. I also track avg cost of fuel, miles ridden, cost of acc. and parts (maint.) and where I got them and who worked on it (if I don't do it myself). This goes to the next owner so they will have a history of what was done while I had the bike. I have yet to get a history with either bike I have bought.

That reminds me...gotta put in my last gas purchase:action:
 

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I write in the note pages of the owners manual. I keep up with everything that I do for the bike from tires to oil and part changes with the dates of service.
 

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My 88 has EVERY SERVICE LOGGED, as far as i can tell, Every time the oil has been changed since new, when the tires were changed, alternator, timing belts, etc. All written in the owners manual. I am the fourth owner and the original owner started doing this and the PO's followed. The guy i bought it from even went as far as to go to the dealer wh did all of his services and repairs and had them print out everything they had ever done to the bike!!!
Im my opinion it is definitely worth it. My bike had 120k miles on it when i got it, and if he had not had all the service records i probably would have looked for something with lower mileage.A service log helps you when you own it, but also if you go to sell it!
 

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Somewhere on here there is or was an excel file that was a maintenence log. It may be in the FAQ/Reference forum or on the goldwingdocs website for download. I have it at home on my computer (I'm at work right now) and if you can't find it, PM me with your e-mail and I'll send it to you.
 

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I have a maintenance log. It doesn't go into details of how much gas, MPG's, etc. etc. Just all maintenance items and accessories added with reciepts and mileage intervals between services.

I think that it will be a additional benefitto the next owner and hopefully help sell the bike when I upgradeto the GL-2900 in 2030.:cooldevil:
 

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cntryboy1289 wrote:
I write in the note pages of the owners manual. I keep up with everything that I do for the bike from tires to oil and part changes with the dates of service.
Same here
 

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When I bought my '06 Kawasaki 900 new I put in the owners manuel as well as Excel everything from oil changes, plug changes, mileage @ tire(s) replacement, even when waxed.
I had Excel fixed up giving mileage/dates for all above.
The owners afterwards will know the history of the bike at least while I own it.
This '82 I bought Tuesday, I really wished this had been done on it! For instance, it stayed parked the past 2 days after purchase till I could get timing belts on which BTW, the belts looked good but the tensioner could be turned easy by hand, probably because the belts were a little stretched. (problem brewing)
 
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