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Offline Hawkeye

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #70 on: September 19, 2017, 08:54:04 AM »
*Originally Posted by Deep6blue [+]
Does this manual cover the 2017 models?

No as far as I can see it doesn't. I bought one, and it seems only to cover the Gen-1 models. Still useful for reference, as many jobs are the same or similar though

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #71 on: October 20, 2017, 07:43:58 PM »
No, the book doesn't cover the Mk2 bikes.

As pointed out below, the majority of tasks are the same, but the book doesn't include the servicing the electrically adjusted forks.

If anyone with a Mk2 bike near to Bath, UK, would like to help me I'd be pleased to give your bike a free service and upgrade the book at  the same time.

Thanks, Mark

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #72 on: January 30, 2018, 08:31:31 PM »
I've been told that the links to the sample pages in my original listing were broken, so have attached a selection here.

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #73 on: January 30, 2018, 08:34:23 PM »
More here..

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #74 on: February 13, 2018, 04:33:09 PM »
Just like to say I've used the manual a couple of times in the last 3 years, for 10 + 20000 mile services. It's a great piece of kit and worth the 25 quid. I love the "special tools" alternatives which are scattered in various places.  :152: If I needed to get more in the guts of the motor I'd have to buy the factory manual but for servicing it's brilliant :028:

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #75 on: April 17, 2018, 10:32:33 PM »
I ordered mine, I have a GEN 3 but I am sure it is going to be close enough for what I need.   I will feed back anything I see out of order for the GEN 3 bikes.

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #76 on: April 19, 2018, 12:30:00 PM »
Mark, you could offer a free/cheap upgrade to buyer of the Gen1 manual to gen2/3 buyers, when the Gen2 or gen3 manuals become available.

Similar to many software upgrades.

It might make it easier for Tex owners to buy the manual, if they know they can upgrade when a newer one is out.

I have your manual, btw, and very useful it is too.

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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #77 on: April 19, 2018, 12:31:53 PM »
*Originally Posted by TotnesSteve [+]
Mark, you could offer a free/cheap upgrade to buyer of the Gen1 manual to gen2/3 buyers, when the Gen2 or gen3 manuals become available.

Similar to many software upgrades.

It might make it easier for Tex owners to buy the manual, if they know they can upgrade when a newer one is out.

I have your manual, btw, and very useful it is too.

I'm frequently near Bath. Can you DM me (or post here, if permitted) your contact details, with a view to you servicing my Tex?

Thanks. Steve.
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Re: Explorer Service Manual is now in print
« Reply #78 on: April 19, 2018, 05:55:43 PM »
Hi Steve,
I'm always available by email on explorer.service.manual@gmail.com. I'd rather not post my phone number on the forum but I will PM it to you.
It was always in my plan to upgrade the book as time goes by, but as I have no access to a Gen 2 or 3 bike, that's been difficult up to now.  However I already do a small amount of servicing work and am happy to expand this side of my business. Where I would be able to take pictures as I go and then expand the book there would be no charge for any servicing work on your bike.
I'd not thought as far as discounting an updated book for existing customers but yes its something we can talk about once I have some new material to publish.
All the best, Mark

 


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