Actual quotes from 1962 Honda Motorcycle owner's manual

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Racing' started by Peer Landa, Jun 18, 2004.

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    Peer Landa Guest

    I just got this from my best Ducati friend:
    Peer Landa, Jun 18, 2004
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    barbz Guest

    "Festive Dog" would be a good name for a band...
    So would "Skid Demon"
    barbz, Jun 18, 2004
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    notbob Guest


    Yeah, quite the hoot! But, by most Japanese service manuals of the time,
    Honda's were pretty good. Having cut my teeth on Nip bike manuals, I've
    seen the worst. Kawasaki manuals were pretty bad. It was a real pain to
    see a reference to diagram/picture No. n and discover the actual graphic was
    switched with another 6 pages over. Bridgestone manuals were all but
    unreadable, by anyone. Yamaha manuals were some of the best. Ah, the

    notbob, Jun 18, 2004
  4. Not only are they funny, but there are all very good advice.

    Duke Robillard, Jun 21, 2004
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    Ken Ishiguro Guest

    So were the owner's manuals. I had a '79 Kz550, and the part that covered
    rear shock adjustment said (almost verbatim) "Please adjustment equally to
    avoid evil machine over the bump".

    No shit!

    Ken Ishiguro
    Ken Ishiguro, Jun 23, 2004
  6. Once again, excellent advice!

    Duke Robillard, Jun 25, 2004
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