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post #1 of 13 Old 03-29-2013, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Where's the Honda tool kit on the 919?

I've looked under the seat, I can't find it. Don't tell me Honda shipped these things without a tool kit!

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post #2 of 13 Old 03-29-2013, 09:18 PM
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Either that or the dealer steals them and sells them to you separately.

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I've got an extra tool kit, if you'd like send me an offer

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Or a previous owner removes them sometime in the 6 years since a 919 was last produced.

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Ok, so they go under the seat somewhere? I have a Nighthawk 700s and I've noticed that Honda kept at least a few of the allen sizes.

Either that or Honda hid the tool kit under the tank. I'll be having a closer look at the bike this weekend.

BTW, This is the bike I bought a few weeks ago, just paid off the friend loan and now it's in my driveway, pink slip in my name, tags up to date. All I need is ins and a battery.

I'll probably change the oil and check all the fluids.

I haven't seen the condition of the air filter, I guess it's hidden in that box under the fuel tank.

It was bought pretty much as is, untested, so I hope theres not some kinda major problem. So far no evidence of a major problem.

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I bought my bike brand new and no tool kit. Only parts worth a damn is the spark plug wrench and the spanner for the rear shock.

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Just get a good all-in-one toolkit that folds like a swiss army knife. Compact and useful for the little things.

I have a stock kit and after the bag it came in broke, pretty much sits in storage

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I wonder if my 700s spanner will fit the rear shock. I doubt it

I always thought it funny that Honda is known the world over for quality, yet they make some CRAP tools for their bike. Those honda pliers are a joke.

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post #9 of 13 Old 03-30-2013, 12:13 AM
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Ok, so they go under the seat somewhere? I have a Nighthawk 700s and I've noticed that Honda kept at least a few of the allen sizes.

Either that or Honda hid the tool kit under the tank. I'll be having a closer look at the bike this weekend.

BTW, This is the bike I bought a few weeks ago, just paid off the friend loan and now it's in my driveway, pink slip in my name, tags up to date. All I need is ins and a battery.

I'll probably change the oil and check all the fluids.

I haven't seen the condition of the air filter, I guess it's hidden in that box under the fuel tank.

It was bought pretty much as is, untested, so I hope theres not some kinda major problem. So far no evidence of a major problem.
Ok, The spot for the toolkit is under the seat on the left side. Honda only had a very minimal toolkit for the 919 to begin with, and discontinued it around 2004 or 5, iirc.

There should be a rubber strap, kind of a big rubber band to secure it with...but if it's gone, it's not a big loss. Like MarylandMike said, there are only a couple things that even came with the kit that were worth having.

You would do just as well (or even better) to buy a tool roll and fill it with your own tools. You don't need much while your out on the road, after all. a 1/4in ratchet with an 8mm, 10mm & 12mm socket, a leatherman tool and a phillips screwdriver and you're set. Bring a 22mm and 27mm for the rear axle so you can adjust the chain..and a small can of chain lube. I can't think of anything else you'd need, really!


Oh, and the air filter is located behind the side cover on the left side of the bike. You should look at getting a copy of the shop manual. Either a paper copy or download the PDF... Do a search, the link has been posted half a hundred times or so.






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post #10 of 13 Old 03-30-2013, 12:41 AM
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Only parts worth a damn is the spark plug wrench and the spanner for the rear shock.

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You would do just as well (or even better) to buy a tool roll and fill it with your own tools. You don't need much while your out on the road, after all. a 1/4in ratchet with an 8mm, 10mm & 12mm socket, a leatherman tool and a phillips screwdriver and you're set. Bring a 22mm and 27mm for the rear axle so you can adjust the chain..and a small can of chain lube. I can't think of anything else you'd need, really!
These two nailed it right on the money.

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post #11 of 13 Old 03-30-2013, 07:19 AM
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I have a pretty nice kit out of a Kawasaki that I would sell, if anybody is interested.


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post #12 of 13 Old 03-30-2013, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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That kit looks almost exactly like the Honda kit I have from another bike. I actually have two full kits from my other Hondas, so I don't need another kit. I was mainly wondering if there was any special tools needed for this bike.

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That kit looks almost exactly like the Honda kit I have from another bike. I actually have two full kits from my other Hondas, so I don't need another kit. I was mainly wondering if there was any special tools needed for this bike.
No real special tools needed... Though the spark plug tool apparently helps out a lot getting the number 3 plug out

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