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Honda VT750C Shadow ACE Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

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This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE, or “American Custom Edition”.

The VT750C Shadow ACE is a cruiser motorcycle intended for on-road riding. The A.C.E.’s performance is powered by 745cc 52-degree V-twin fed by two 36mm constant velocity carburetors.

Three-valve heads and twin spark plugs take care of the combustion process efficiently while the self-adjusting hydraulic valves, automatic cam chain tensioner, and solid-state electronic ignition system keep maintenance to a minimum.

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Honda VT750C Shadow ACE Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE.

Legend

  • I: Inspect/clean
  • R: Replace/change
  • L: Lubricate

Notes

  • Note 1: At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here
  • Note 2: Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas
  • Note 3: Service more frequently when riding in the rain or at full throttle
  • Note 4: Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first.
Maintenance ItemNotes:1000 km (600 mi)6400 km (4000 mi)12800 km (8000 mi)19200 km (1200 mi)25600 km (16000 mi)32000 km (20000 mi)38400 km (24000 mi)
Drive ChainInspect & Lube Every 800 km (500 mi)
Brake Fluid4IIRIIR
Brake WearIIIIII
Brake SystemIIII
Brake Light SwitchIII
Headlight AimIII
Clutch SystemIIIIIII
Side StandIII
SuspensionIII
Nuts, Bolts, FastenersIIII
Wheels/TiresIIIIIII
Steering Head BearingsIIII
Fuel LineIII
Throttle OperationIII
Carburetor ChokeIII
Air Cleaner2RR
Crankcase Breather3CCCCCC
Spark PlugsIRIRIR
Valve ClearancesIIII
Engine OilRRRR
Engine Oil FilterRRRR
Carb. SynchronizationIII
Engine Idle SpeedIIIIIII
Radiator Coolant4IIR
Cooling SystemIII
Honda VT750C Shadow ACE maintenance schedule

Tyre size and tyre pressure for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE

The Honda VT750C Shadow ACE has the following tyres and tyre sizes standard:

  • Front: 120/90-17 64S
  • Rear: 170/80-15 M/C 77S

Tire type: Tubeless

Recommended Tires:

Front:

  • BRIDGESTONE G701
  • DUNLOP D404F

Rear:

  • BRIDGESTONE G702
  • DUNLOP D404

The manual for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE recommends the following tyre pressures (when cold):

  • Load under 90 kg (200 lb) = Front-29 psi, Rear-29 psi
  • Load over 90 kg (200 lb) = Front-29 psi, Rear-36 psi

About the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE

Honda’s Shadow American Classic Edition is a budget-minded cruiser that thinks it’s a one-off, hand-built show bike. All VT750s boast fit and finish equal to our top-of-the-line cruisers. Frame features forged pivot-plate castings, rigid engine mounting, and a large, rectangular-section swingarm.

Fork covers, shift lever, rear brake lever, footpeg brackets, chain guard, cylinder-head covers, left and right engine covers, and the side stand glitters with a quality finish that other mid-sized cruisers can only dream about.

Honda VT750C Shadow ACE is powered by 745cc 52-degree V-twin fed by two 36mm constant velocity carburetors. Long-stroke design combines with high-mass ACG and crankshaft to give the strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.

Three-valve heads and twin spark plugs take care of the combustion process efficiently while the self-adjusting hydraulic valves, automatic cam chain tensioner, and solid-state electronic ignition system keep maintenance to a minimum.

Finned cylinders enhance appearance has aluminum radiator that maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life and wide-ratio five-speed transmission with reliable electric starting system.

Manual for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE

Honda VT750C Shadow ACE Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Honda VT750C Shadow ACE.

You can download it from here.

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