Royal Enfield Himalayan Owners Thread

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  1. CaptainTrips

    CaptainTrips Long timer

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    I am looking at my Hima owners manual dated Oct '18 and the only items in mine that are NOT marked I or I&R or I&L or I/A/R for the 6k service are the fuel pipe and brake fluid. The fuel pipe makes sense due to its proximity to heat from the cylinder head.
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  2. Doctor T

    Doctor T Gruppy old git

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    By the time you get to 24.000, it would have been cheaper to buy a new bike.
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  3. jcw64

    jcw64 Been here awhile

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    Here's a copy and paste of my owner's manual. I've highlighted in green: 'R' - parts to replace(?) Seems to apply to every other service interval too.

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  4. JustinP

    JustinP Bike Curious

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    I dunno. I'm not replacing brake pads at 10k if they still have half their life left. :dunno
  5. JustinP

    JustinP Bike Curious

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    300 mile service done. Valves in spec. Loosened up the exhaust to the loosest extreme of in spec. Oil was super clean. No metal at all. Just a tiny piece of fibrous material. Probably a piece of shop rag :D.


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  6. xy3

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    I did post 20 photos in two posts.
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  7. CaptainTrips

    CaptainTrips Long timer

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    Here is what my manual looks like. What date is your manual (page 3 in my manual) ?

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  8. jcw64

    jcw64 Been here awhile

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    Okay. I'm being dumb. I'm using a PDF manual for the Euro IV - which is what I pasted. It's dated August 2017. My physical manual shows the same 'I&R' denotations as yours, and is dated April 2018.
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  9. CaptainTrips

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    It has been suggested to me that Hima valves are more likely to loosen than tighten with wear. I set mine to mid-spec.
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  10. sqeeezy

    sqeeezy Been here awhile

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    I like the exhaust routing, that's neat. Does he run tubeless as well?
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  11. CaptainTrips

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    Probably documentation errors. Good that you noticed it.
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  12. Orinoco

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    If you're going to Sammy Millers, worth checking in here first, one years membership will give you free access, plus Haynes, Beaulieu and lots of others... https://www.bmct.org/membership
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  13. JustinP

    JustinP Bike Curious

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    Interesting.. I'll keep that in mind for next service. They are in spec now, and a clappy valve is a happy valve :D.
  14. zefnerd

    zefnerd Been here awhile

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    Just for sanity, I did find a owners manual from 2017 which is the same as you firstly reported.
    https://www.manua.ls/royal-enfield/himalayan-2017/manual?p=67
    If I relied on it like I did a car (actually I do since I am motorcycle only) replacing those items yearly or more often would make more sense from a safety and preventative maintenance perspective. Especially if it was the vehicle that took me, my spouse, possibly a child to work and school daily.
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  15. byteofthecherry

    byteofthecherry Been here awhile

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    Indeed...!!

  16. MadMotoMods

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    Afaik, yeah he does. Though he doesn't use Outex. His is rather a complete silicon layer to cover the spot for air to leak out. He has a video of his tubeless Conversion.
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  17. MadMotoMods

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    Honestly, not sure.
    Haven't really weighed in the motorcycle, but I can list down what all reductions I have done.
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    As a retired tech writer/trainer, the only company whose docs rival RE’s is Garmin … both are aweful.
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    Himalayan weather!
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  20. JustinP

    JustinP Bike Curious

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