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XVS 1300A cruiser

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by hotcargo, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. Howdy Guys and Gals , my wife and I have just purchased a new black Yamaha XVS 1300 A cruiser , traded her 06 XVS 250 V Star ( great bike ) and my 05 XVS 650 V Star on this new one , to comeback to a one bike family , its road manners are so predictable , very stable , fit and finish are superb , smooth fuel injected 1300 V twin , any body else out there have one or know anything about these , we were very happy with our other V Stars and no this is not an advert for Yamaha , but just happy owners.......................cheers


     
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  2. Hmmm,Does the 1300 have the same PITA oil filter change setup ,as the 1100...I like DIY servicing...and we were wondering if the lady gets to ride anymore??
     
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  3. They fixed the oil filter location issue. As a sale point on the yammy site they say, " The oil filter is easy to get off but is tucked up out of sight".

    That is what put me off the 1100. :eek:
     
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  4. Hi John and Doofus , no the 1300 has been completely re designed with automotive spin on oil filter under the engine just behind the radiator very easy to get to , ....and no the little lady is going pillion .....too many rat bags and B Doubles trying to blow us off the road around here....cheers
     
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  5. So how about getting the camera out & putting some pics up in the garage. Need more to drool over. :LOL:

    BTW - Welcome to the forums. :)
     
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  6. mmmm, Buckets Way...

    ....Thunderbolts Way

    Lucky sod !!! :).
     
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  7. Yeah Paul , The Infamous Buckets Way and Thunderbolts Way , what can I say ....... expect the unexpected ......when ever we go either way.......cheers
     
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  8. Hmmm,'sounds like some manufacturers listen...Enjoy.
    Yup,'know what you mean about traffic out there...
    everytime we cut up the buckets way,Barrington etc
    We always have a close call at the little crossing at Bretti :mad:
     
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