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post #51 of 52 Old 09-02-2011, 12:07 PM
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they told me it will cost 150 for them to service the bike in warsaw indiana and that is what i paid i think that it is a good deal
Lake City is a really good dealer. Very reasonable and they try to be helpful even though the bike is so new.

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It is the valve adjustment that is so labor intensive. I believe I was quoted $100 without the valve adjustment but I think that is the point of the intitial service. I saw a book he was looking at with prices in it as I said "holy ****" when he told me the cost. He said follow up services are significantly cheaper. Even the ones with valve adjustments. I know other brands tend to charge unreasonable first service charges too. I think this is because they know most people are going to be very keen to take care of their bikes needs when the are brand new.
One of the patented features of this engine is that the shim adjustment is not supposed to need the cam shaft removed. I would think that suggests its a fairly easy procedure. It will be interesting to see how this pans out.
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