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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 11:01 AM
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There are alot more VL1500s making it to 100k on the clock without major mechanical issues (save for the faulty charging system that plagues all older models) than you will ever see with VL800s. Hydraulic tappet adjusters, better engine design and you don't have to wring its neck to get it to do freeway speeds. The tiny tank is really the only complaint most owners have.

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post #32 of 32 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 05:35 PM
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As I said Jap reliability. Plenty of high mileage VL's too, despite locknut tappets.
If you're wringing its neck you should've just got a bigger bike IMO
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