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How often between services ?

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by doonx, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. I recently bought a '93 ZZR250 . It has 21,000km on the clock and had it's last major service at 18,000km.

    How often should it have it's major and minor services ?


     
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  2. Depends on condition of the bike and how hard you ride the bike.
    Essentially minor service between 3000km to 6000km and a major service on a kwaka usually every 12000km
     
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  3. I get my zzr serviced every 6000kms.. I change the oil myself every 3000kms.. If you change the oil regularly the bike will last forever

    Lisa :twisted:
     
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  4. Check the bike's manuals. My CB250 says that for everyday normal riding (whatever that is?) services should be done every 6000km. It then gives a matrix of all the service items and then gives a tick if it needs to be done at that interval of 6Kkm or not.
     
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  5. every 300 k's ? or every 3000 k's ?
     
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  6. Arh sorry I should check before I post

    that's 3000
    Otherwise I would be changing it every Saturday LOL
    Lisa :twisted:
     
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  7. When I left my bike in on Saturday, I was told that it was due for its 30K overhaul (like a cars 40K service). Sounded like bollocks to me.
     
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  8. Every 6000km for regular services.
    Every 12000km for the majors.
    Shims to be done at 24000
     
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  9. ummmmmmmm : Shims ???
     
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  10. Vic are scooters the same?
     
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  11. Every 300k's, does that mean every time you fill up with juice?
     
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  12. geeze Sue would you read the whole thread b4 you jump in with your 2 cents worth?

    Lisa corrected that typo yesterday at 11.39am

    :? :p
     
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  13. Oops - Pleading blonde!
     
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  14. good

    thats spot on,i do the same for my blade however i just take it into the mechanic :D
     
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  15. Minor: 5000ks Do it yourself though,a shop will only put oil and a filter in it anyway,and charge you $160 for it!

    Major: 10,000ks Get the shop to do this one,(If your not very mechanically able) it usually involves a bit more work as explained earlier in the thread.

    When getting your bike serviced,its always a good idea to mark the replaceable items,so you can check they actually changed it,half the time they'll just clean the part and charge you 4 a new one. :evil:

    Edit: Fogot to say,i do mine a bit earlier than others,but i like doin track days and monos and all that crap,so its best to keep things new as possible imo.
     
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