Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northern California
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Second gear snatchiness @ about 30 mph. Starter valves need synchro.
Leaking fork seals
Any sign of swing arm and/or main frame damage, walk.
Instrument panel: do all functions work?
Headstock/fork lock bolt still intact and hasn't been broken?
Check for rust inside gas tank, since it has real low miles.
They have the best build quality of any motorcycle made.
They are the second best for reliability next to CBR 1000RRs.
Check front brakes for disc rotor warping due to brakes not releasing, will need to clean pistons.
Poor running? check battery voltage first.
Information above from RIDE UK Honda SP1 and SP2/RC51 how to buy guide.
Last edited by rc51 Red Rider; 04-21-2013 at 12:35 AM.
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