Looking across to the snow capped alpine mountains seen from the back seat of a motorcycle

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CB500X Major Service

So Ren is taking the plunge and doing the major service himself. This is the title page to bring each item together as he'll be doing it piece by piece.

The cylinder head and engine of the CB500X stripped down

Why And How Ren is explaining (or justifying) why and how he's going to (attempt) to service the 500X himself. I see trouble ahead.
What Parts Do I Need Fearful for his wallet Ren takes the plunge and purchases genuine Honda parts from a genuine Honda shop. Brave fool
Change The Oil And Filter It's the first and probably one of the most important jobs of the service. Luckily it's quite simple too - change the oil and filter.
Change The Air Filter (Cleaner) Ren's changed the air filter this time, or as Honda like to call it - the air cleaner. Luckily this one's not rocket science either.
Tappets, Shims And Plugs It's the big job, the tough task, the one Ren's been dreading. It's time to take the top off the CB500X and do the tappets and plugs. Wish him luck, he'll need it.
The Other Service Items Just like painting a room it's the fiddly little tasks that are often neglected. In the interest of being thorough (for once) Ren goes through the oft forgotten service items on the CB500X

Reader's Comments

Pocketpete said :-
Go for it rem. Iron out all those problems. Then I can pay you to do mine. I trust you to do it correctly rather than the bike shop.
3/9/2017 5:28:04 AM UTC
Ren - The Ed said :-
Cheers Pocketpete. More to come soon.
3/9/2017 7:46:14 AM UTC

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