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how did i screw up i bought it at midnight on the may 29th
I took it to them on may 29th

got it back on the 8th
rode it on the 8th from the shop

checked it out 3 or 4 days ago and it wouldn't start come to find out engine sized

How is this not there fault that they screwed up if i had rode it everyday without checking it out from the time i got it back i can understand
but i left the shop i front of them and they said everything was checked
but they forgot to check oil
its entirely there fault.
And then there is this https://www.motorcycleforum.com/58-new-member-introductions/227650-hello-all-new-rider-kind.html. So actually your purchase date was a week earlier, on midnight on the 22nd. Your words, not mine.


Please explain.

Like it was said before, Alot can happen in a week
 

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Like many others, I want to know, when, why, and how, the engine had no oil. No leak, then someone drained the oil and did not replace. Did it burn all the oil. Then it must have smoked a lot. Or did that take years. Did I miss something? Someone stole the oil from the engine. That sounds reasonable.

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Hello Unkle Krusty,

This has to be the BIGGEST mystery of all time, 'The case of the missing oil' or is it, 'The crank case of missing oil?. James said at the beginning of this exciting saga, he knew about bikes and stuff, "He knew it had two tires and an engine mounted on a frame. I think that is the extent of his so called knowledge. I know if 'I was fool enough to lose an engine due to flat out stupidity and negligence, I would not be telling anyone about it.'

His story though is so full of BS, missing information and a lot of it makes no sense at all. How does he buy a bike on midnight of May29 and yet bring it to the shop on the same date? He can't. He had to have bought it May 28 at midnight to be able to bring it to the shop on the 29th. Not a big thing but it shows he could not figure out something as simple as that. The shop told him "We rode it around the parking lot and it ran fine' or similar words. I don't believe the shop told him, "No bike shop in the world ever checks a bikes fluids." Logically I can not say ,"The shop did not say that, I was not there." But it is too unreasonable to think they would not check it,People DO make mistakes, Hell I did, changing oil in wide Glide, took'er out for a ride around the block to warm her up as oil flows easier, came back an drained her. I did however forget to put the drain plug back in ! Then I moved the basin over to where I put new oil in so if I spilled any, it would not go on drive way, Then I notice this puddle, AW BALLS I forgot to put the drain plug back in. So I lost a qt. of oil and had to go an get another. BUT when all was done, the bike had a new filter and nice clean oil and the right amount of oil as shown on the dipstick. Then I made note of date and mileage and put in Maintenance log.

The shop, as I understand it was to 'Just inspect the bike but do no actual repairs' , Seems weird to me. I would have had an oil & filter change, service air cleaner, check plugs etc. and even if the shop WAS to have done an oil change, drained it and forgot to put in oil, which could happen, due to too much going on in the shop, not well organized, and even if they charged for the oil and did not put it in, I really don't think they meant to 'cheat him' an honest mistake. you know, everyone thought he did it, anyone could have done it but in the end, nobody did it. . . Still though, If he checked the oil before he left the shop, he would have known he needed oil, they would have had it, oil would have been added and Jamie boy would be on his merry way.

All the other BS about finding they rode the bike around town for two miles, does it really matter? I never got the whole story about the gasket, could the oil have been blown out through said gasket? I say it is very possible. If James HAD work done and they forgot the oil, I'd say he had good chance of things being made right, and as others have said, the shops insurance would have paid for the replace/ and installation of the new engine but the shop did no work, but such was NOT the case. I am sorry that James has this problem but I think that, he is plum out of luck and that best he can do is to learn from his mistake of not checking the oil, I don't know why he did not hear the engine knocking though.
 

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@slumlord, I decided to look at that thread you referenced and find even more conflicting information. In that very first post he says he bought his new bike at 12am. That's noon, not midnight like he claims in this thread. Or maybe I'm wrong but that's how I was taught. Maybe they teach reading clocks differently these days because I did learn maybe 65 or 67 years ago. Many things have changed. Here's the post for quicker reference. This thread bounces around way too much already to expect everyone to look somewhere else.:grin:

First off my name is Nic
and i say kind of of a new rider because i guess i was a passenger on bikes at a young age (and no i dont mean like 8 years old but like 8 days old to 8 months (my mom was furious my uncle did that to me)

I have always felt safer on 2 wheels then in a car with 4 i have no idea why

I always loved to go fast on my bike even if i biffed it bad and hurt myself (bicycle not motorcycle)


So when I decided to finally go for my license (when i was 26) i decided to start small and got myself a moped
A 2012 md50qt-3 (Chinese moped) (bought last july of 2017) 50cc
And i put over 1900 miles on it here in Minnesota (when i get more post count il post pics of my bike in the right forum) i even rode the thing in winter even though thats dangerous

But as of Tuesday 5/22/18 12am i went 64 miles away to a trailer park of an area i have never been before to buy my new motorcycle
a 2008 Roke 250cc and i love it it is so much faster with a radio system (that does not work and I will when i can post how can i fix it) as well as just cosmetic damage which i will fix when i get time.


I just wanted to say I hope you all enjoy my company and sorry I havent upgraded to 1200cc or anything yet.
Maybe this has been brought up before but this was the first I saw. It is a rather crazy twist and turn kind of thread.:surprise:
 

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@slumlord, I decided to look at that thread you referenced and find even more conflicting information. In that very first post he says he bought his new bike at 12am. That's noon, not midnight like he claims in this thread. Or maybe I'm wrong but that's how I was taught. Maybe they teach reading clocks differently these days because I did learn maybe 65 or 67 years ago. Many things have changed. Here's the post for quicker reference. This thread bounces around way too much already to expect everyone to look somewhere else.:grin:



Maybe this has been brought up before but this was the first I saw. It is a rather crazy twist and turn kind of thread.:surprise:
12am is midnight

12pm is noon

Im saying right now i dont want anymore rude posters on my topic
 

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12am is midnight

12pm is noon

Im saying right now i dont want anymore rude posters on my topic
I thought I might have that backwards, that's why I normally say noon or midnight:grin:, but were did you see anything rude with that post?

I would like to know why you went to a place totally unknown to you at midnight for the purchase of a bike. That is just so questionable to me but as I posted earlier I can see were and why it might be.
 
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