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Old 06-19-2011, 10:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently bought a 1995 VT600CD. Since deciding on this bike, I have been searching for an Owners Manual. I have been able to find a Service Manual that is close to that year here and I can find Service Manual for it that I can purchase. I guess--think--I am simply wanting an OWNERS Manual. Is there such a critter, or is there only the Service Manual? And if there is such a thing, how can I get my hands on one?
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1995 VT600C/CD Shadow VLX/Deluxe Owner Manual - Helm Incorporated
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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$17 for an owners manual. Seems high...but I don't know. Any opinions on whether or not it is worth it? I plan to also get a service manual. would the service manual do or would both be better? Pretty new to this!
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I would just get the service manual. I seem to have misplaced the owner's manual to my bike, but all the info I find that I really need is in the service manual anyways.
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default 1995 VT6000CD Owners Manual

Did you end up getting the Owners Manual?
I just brought home my new for me, 1995 VT600CD tonight...
Been some time since I had a bike again, dying to get it going & ride around some again.
Anyway, if you did, was it worth it?
I download from Tradebit the service manaul...not to thrilled with some of the photo's in it, but for $7.95...not complaining about it.
My color isn't like yours either, but yours sure looks better than mine
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$17 is not too much to pay for an official owner's manual. Yes, the service manual will provide service info but the Honda owner's manual is always nice to have on hand.
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Service manual, especially the Honda Shop manual, will give you everything that you need. The owners manual is kinda like window dressing, it serves a purpose, just not much of one.
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I brought my new to me 99 ACE home a few weeks ago and also was going to buy a manual..... until I opened the right side cover and found it there in a plastic bag velcroed to the inside of the cover. Have you checked this yet?
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I have only the service manual. I have it on the computer so I can just page down to what I need. If you have a service manual...an owner's manual is kind of moot.
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