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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-27-2010, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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Simple Question - Steering Lock?

How do you use it?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-27-2010, 04:19 PM
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On my 500, you turn the front wheel all the way to the left, insert the key, push in and turn clockwise. I have to wiggle the front wheel a little while turning the key. Hope this helps.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-11-2010, 02:37 PM
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I don't. When I first started riding I was always told to avoid it as they had a tendency to stick over time. I'm not sure how much fact there is to that, but I've not really had any trouble with not using it so far...
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What daisyfields said is what in the owners manual.

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Steering lock

Hi .

Just as Daisy Filed said . It won't stick if you spray little WD-40 every now and then in the key hole .
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-22-2010, 11:42 PM
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My '97 800 Classic's steering lock appears to be busted. The previous owner had a couple of dumps on her and I assume it got messed up at that time.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2010, 07:49 AM
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Originally Posted by bpneiman View Post
How do you use it?

2003 Vulcan 800 Classic.
As already mentioned, push the key down and turn it to the left; that allows turning the front wheel to the left and locks it.

I use the steering lock every time I park my bike, even in my garage.
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