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Moto maintainance day!

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Doing my first two wheel oil change. Unfortunately I find myself completely unable to get the Honda on it’s center stand without another person. Which means.... Waiting a few hours for my roommate to wake up! Rats. (Also, if my oil drain container doesn’t fit under the bike I’m going full Kyle and punching a wall)

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Sidenote: I find it hilarious that the number 1 reccomended oil in the Miata world... Is also regarded as the best among the VFR enthusiasts. Guess it’s time to finally try out Rotella T6!

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New battery going in as well, as the OG unit is still inside and not holding a charge very well. I wanted to go lithium ion, buuuuuut... There is a chance that this bike will still be my dd through the winter. The motobatt has a lot more juice than stock though, so I should have no problem putting in a bitchin’ sound system for lakeside cruising. Who here likes freebird?!

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Cleaning and lubing the chain is also going to happen, I have not been very good about keeping up on chain maintenance after all these weekend adventures. There... Might be a small amount of rust on the chain :/

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Next up... Spark plugs! Somehow despite a surprisingly jalop lineup the past few years, I have never replaced spark plugs. Seems pretty easy though? Just need a spark plug socket and one of those gas station gap coins, right?

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Any other important (and simple) items I should tackle for this tune up?

Oh... Tire pressure. I have yet to check that. Hold on, getting a pressure gauge!

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