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    This forum has provided beneficial research info, prior to purchasing a 2017 model 28 Dec 2016. Thank you all for your contributions.

    Off the showroom, it required choke (enrichener actually, on the TeiKei MV28 carb) for warm starts and it had idling issues (deceleration diaphragm seemed to affect fast idle...when it dropped to "normal" it would die on the 18 mile ride home. Drilled the plug and adjusted from factory 1 1/4 turns out to 2 3/4 allows restarts, even after 2 hours sitting in ~65 F ambient...and ended idle issues. Pilot, needle and main jets seem OK up to 5,000 feet elevation (home is 2,200)

    Removed stickers and decals.

    Added a tailbag (actually a Bilt tank bag from CycleGear on close-out for $14.95). Punched holes in bottom to match rubber rear fender pad and installed with pad inside the bag. Used longer 6mm stainless steel button head screws with fender washers through the fender, with locknuts and fender washers under neath. Good for running to auto parts/hardward store or for trips into the mountains, carrying tire sealant, extra fuel, water, etc. Would post photo, but I have not figured out that part, yet.

    Changed oil (Castrol 20/50 4T) today at 249 miles. Moderate debris on oil filter screen. Replaced with KN143.
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    Welcome to the forum Doc, and congrats on the new TW!

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    Welcome from Maryland. Thanks for including in your profile where your from. We look forward to seeing some pictures.
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    Welcome. Don't toss out that factory filter.
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    Welcome....sounds like you are probably already well versed and up to speed on everything and I bet everyone here....it's about time you introduced yourself to us...lol
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    Welcome from Texas.
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