Motorcycle shop inspection.


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bravejango
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Motorcycle shop inspection.

Post by bravejango » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:03 am



I have a question for everyone. I just acquired a 1979 GL1000 as my first motorcycle and i wanted to have a qualified mechanic give it a once over to make sure it was solid before i start riding it on a regular basis. I dropped the bike off at a shop last Monday 11/26/18 for a one hour inspection. Today is 12/04/18 and they have not looked at the bike yet. Is that reasonable?

I have head that they can be slow but over a week to do an inspection that can't be the norm is it?



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minimac
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Re: Motorcycle shop inspection.

Post by minimac » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:11 am

If you didn't have an appointment to have the work done, you'll be squeezed in"when they get around tuit".

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dingdong
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Re: Motorcycle shop inspection.

Post by dingdong » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:35 pm

They're probable trying to figure out how to up the 1 hour they quoted. There is no way to do a proper inspection on any Wing especially an older Wing in 1 hour. Good luck!
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