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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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My 1st MV ..... Waiting for Delivery ..... & Newbie Question

Well I made my deal, paid my money, and now I'm waiting for my brand spankin new 2010 black F4 to be set-up so I can take delivery of her (in about 1 week .... I hope).

I am a very very happy camper indeed!

I searched around and did not come across anything so .....

Does anyone on the forum know of any stickies or threads that has a checklist or describes issues, concerns, items of interest a new F4 owner would be interested in?

I'm looking for the kind of stuff y'all have already been through that someone like me would find extremely important to review. Things I could look at right after taking delivery and maybe prevent me from going through any heartache .....

Thanks for any input .......
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 03:02 PM
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If I remember right:

Subframe
Heatshields

Other's can add to this at will

Adding power makes you faster on the straights, while subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere - Colin Chapman

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and congrats by the way. I'm sure you'll love it.

Adding power makes you faster on the straights, while subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere - Colin Chapman

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you might ask about the heat sheilds, but i'm sure everything else will have been fixed before you get it. It's only the issues that come out after you buy the bike that require you to bring it back. I have had no issues with mine and it's running like a champ. Congrats and Enjoy. Post up pics when you get it.

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congrats....you will love it!

As far as recalls:

airbox bolts or something to that effect on very early models (I think they are all fixed now)

Side panel heat shield replacement

Spring replacement in the shift mechanism

Subframe support bracket

There was also something to do with anchoring a wire or something so It doesn't rub on the frame, but I don't really know the details on that one.

All pretty minor.

Only other things to consider:

Get new rearsets that are adjustable....the stock ones suck

Paint protection film is a good idea (tank slappers makes the cheapest one)

The exhaust heat shield bolts like to fall out from vibrations (the one by your right leg). Use some locktite or just buy an RG4 full exhaust (which doesn't use that shield at all)

I think that is most of it.....it is an awesome bike and you will love it!


And....you chose the best color!!!
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If you don't carry the tool kit, take the fuses out of the kit and put them in the spare fuse spaces in the fuse box (where they should have been in the first place).
The bikes don't like to get wet. My instrument cluster and headlight fog up when ridden in heavy rain and then a fuse blows.
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Congrats , what color u got ? Make sure the PDI is complete. !!!
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post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 10:31 PM
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Congrats on the F4. I'm sure you will love it.

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Carefully not to touch the exhaust as i seldom forget and burn my hand. But I guess that just me.
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BTW, rear hugger is a must. You don't want your new engine bike dirty when riding on/after rain. It is hard to wash and annoying to see when dirty.

Cheaper copy, i don't know the quality.
http://www.eccracing.com/Products.as...AGUSTA%20parts

Drive safe, my friend
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