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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 06-12-2012, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
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so....its in the shop

so i have to go ahead and re-jet since i have added the KN filters and the Cruzers.. Its just the shop underquoted me and they are backed up so I am temporarily bike-less

There goes $450
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$450 for what? For them to get you a jet kit and install should be $150 or less. That is if you bring the carb to them, not while on bike.
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no thats for them to do it all.. i rode it in and they will take it from there

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$450 for the exhaust, filters, rejet, and install? That's fair to me, honestly.

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$450 for the exhaust, filters, rejet, and install? That's fair to me, honestly.
Yes, if that is the case. I think he has everything and they are installing it all?
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so i have to go ahead and re-jet since i have added the KN filters and the Cruzers.. Its just the shop underquoted me and they are backed up so I am temporarily bike-less

There goes $450
BUMMER!!!!!!!!!!!!


That's only three to four hours worth of Beer drinking labor!

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lets be clear.... i really didnt trust myself to take out the carbs and do it all myself. the price is for the carb takeout/clean/rejet/reinstall
Of course we all know its all in the labor...6 hrs @ 70/hr
OUCH

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lets be clear.... i really didnt trust myself to take out the carbs and do it all myself. the price is for the carb takeout/clean/rejet/reinstall
Of course we all know its all in the labor...6 hrs @ 70/hr
OUCH
Wait a second, what?!

That is not worth it. That's about half the value of my bike!

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