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Hello fellow riders

Just bought a 2003 vl800, here to get info on how to get her up to snuff and keep her maintained.
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welcome from Ct...unless the previous owner showed you some history on what has been done, start with changing all the fluids...make sure the tires are good and even tho they may appear to be rideable check for the date on the tire...you only have 2 tires under you...we all hate the cost of replacing tires but its about your safety.
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Lots of information on here about maintaining your ride. Just don't feed the monkey.

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