Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:54 am

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MP3
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Posts: 10
Location: Rio Vista
 
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Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:54 am linkquote
Mine arrived at the San Francisco dealer June 18th, 2022.



Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:09 am

Hooked
2019 MP3 500 Sport
Joined: 26 Sep 2012
Posts: 185
Location: California
 
Hooked
2019 MP3 500 Sport
Joined: 26 Sep 2012
Posts: 185
Location: California
Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:09 am linkquote
lovely! congrats!
Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:06 pm

Hooked
2016 Mp3 500ie Sport
Joined: 28 Jul 2019
Posts: 132
Location: California
 
Hooked
2016 Mp3 500ie Sport
Joined: 28 Jul 2019
Posts: 132
Location: California
Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:06 pm linkquote
Welcome to the club!

The Mp3 may not be the fastest bike out there but its a beast in the twisters and plenty of cargo.

This form is full of mods and info including
* LED headlights
* EVAP Canister removal
* Tires and wheels
* Break-Fix
* So much more.

If you have a question just check the forums as someone has probably already answered it and if not then we're a helpful bunch and support eachother.
Wed Jun 22, 2022 4:18 am

Enthusiast
mp3 500 2018 (USA-version)
Joined: 21 Apr 2020
Posts: 60
Location: Belarus, Minsk
 
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mp3 500 2018 (USA-version)
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Posts: 60
Location: Belarus, Minsk
Wed Jun 22, 2022 4:18 am linkquote
Congratulations. Sorry for the indiscreet question..... what is the cost*?
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:03 am

Member
MP3
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Posts: 10
Location: Rio Vista
 
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MP3
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Location: Rio Vista
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:03 am linkquote
I can't wait to pick it up. Price was as advertised - $9,999 US for the Advanced model. Can't wait to pick it up on Friday.
Wed Jun 22, 2022 7:35 am

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2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: 29 Oct 2019
Posts: 818
Location: Belgium
 
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2015 MP3 500 ie Business
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Posts: 818
Location: Belgium
Wed Jun 22, 2022 7:35 am linkquote
Get the extended factory warranty (4 years total) prior to you driving it off the showroom floor.

The extra cost of the warranty can easily pay for itself.
Wed Jun 22, 2022 2:46 pm

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MP3
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Location: Rio Vista
 
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MP3
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Location: Rio Vista
Wed Jun 22, 2022 2:46 pm linkquote
Yes, i did get the extended warranty (3 years offered); so I am covered for 5 years.
Thu Jun 23, 2022 11:21 pm

Enthusiast
mp3 500 2018 (USA-version)
Joined: 21 Apr 2020
Posts: 60
Location: Belarus, Minsk
 
Enthusiast
mp3 500 2018 (USA-version)
Joined: 21 Apr 2020
Posts: 60
Location: Belarus, Minsk
Thu Jun 23, 2022 11:21 pm linkquote
Thanks. Smooth roads....
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:25 am

Member
2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
 
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2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:25 am linkquote
The 2022 comes with a tools bag as previous MP3?
Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:56 pm

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2015 MP3 500 ie Business
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Posts: 818
Location: Belgium
 
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Posts: 818
Location: Belgium
Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:56 pm linkquote
dariusz wrote:
The 2022 comes with a tools bag as previous MP3?
They always have, so the answer is yes.
Fri Jun 24, 2022 1:03 pm

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2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
 
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2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
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Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
Fri Jun 24, 2022 1:03 pm linkquote
sbaert wrote:
They always have, so the answer is yes.
Hi, thanks for the answer.

Are you sure? My 2007 come with, but I read in some part that the post 2020 don't come with tools, only with the one to adjust the shock absorbers
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:19 pm

Hooked
2016 Mp3 500ie Sport
Joined: 28 Jul 2019
Posts: 132
Location: California
 
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2016 Mp3 500ie Sport
Joined: 28 Jul 2019
Posts: 132
Location: California
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:19 pm linkquote
Piaggo Tool Kit C-Spanner Sources

The only really valuable thing in the tool-kit is the C-Spanner that is bent 90 degrees. This allows you to adjust the suspension spring that is otherwise covered by the exhaust. Without this tool you would have to remove the exhaust in order to access and adjust the spring tension.

The rest of the toolkit is a mix of #15 and #20 (#25?) torx drives, a fixed crescent wrench, and a spark-plug / tire-lug tool.

Most everything else in the tool-kit can be done with regular off the shelf hardware store tools (in metric)

The tool kit I carry with me on most trips is extensive as I like to be able to self-rescue. I can list it all out here if you want but really you have to tailor it a bit for what and where you ride.
Fri Jun 24, 2022 4:26 pm

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2020 MP3 500 HPE Sport ABS/ASR
Joined: 25 Aug 2007
Posts: 4406
Location: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula
 
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2020 MP3 500 HPE Sport ABS/ASR
Joined: 25 Aug 2007
Posts: 4406
Location: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula
Fri Jun 24, 2022 4:26 pm linkquote
dariusz wrote:
Hi, thanks for the answer.

Are you sure? My 2007 come with, but I read in some part that the post 2020 don't come with tools, only with the one to adjust the shock absorbers
My 2020 does not have a tool kit. I'm not even sure that it has the shock adjuster.
Fri Jun 24, 2022 6:36 pm

Hooked
2019 MP3 500 Sport
Joined: 26 Sep 2012
Posts: 185
Location: California
 
Hooked
2019 MP3 500 Sport
Joined: 26 Sep 2012
Posts: 185
Location: California
Fri Jun 24, 2022 6:36 pm linkquote
I bought used so I guess previous owner kept the tool bag 😝

I have my own anyhow
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:41 am

Member
MP3
Joined: 04 Jun 2022
Posts: 10
Location: Rio Vista
 
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MP3
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Location: Rio Vista
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:41 am linkquote
Sadly, my 2022 did not come with a tool bag.
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:58 am

Member
2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
 
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Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:58 am linkquote
mimi8989 wrote:
Sadly, my 2022 did not come with a tool bag.
That is the reason I ask, I read somewhere that the new ones don't come with tools
Tue Jun 28, 2022 7:44 am

Member
MP3 500 HPE 2019
Joined: 28 Jun 2022
Posts: 39

 
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MP3 500 HPE 2019
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Posts: 39

Tue Jun 28, 2022 7:44 am linkquote
My second hand 2020 just came with the shock spanner, make sure you get the dealer to check the front brake lever does not touch the windshield, some are still coming like that
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:14 am

Member
MP3
Joined: 04 Jun 2022
Posts: 10
Location: Rio Vista
 
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MP3
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Posts: 10
Location: Rio Vista
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:14 am linkquote
Wrong . I found the tool kit in the 2022. It has the bare minimum.



Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:21 pm

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MP3 500 HPE 2019
Joined: 28 Jun 2022
Posts: 39

 
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MP3 500 HPE 2019
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Posts: 39

Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:21 pm linkquote
I to have a bad habit also of carrying half my workshop tools for nothing
pinheadh78 wrote:
Piaggo Tool Kit C-Spanner Sources

The only really valuable thing in the tool-kit is the C-Spanner that is bent 90 degrees. This allows you to adjust the suspension spring that is otherwise covered by the exhaust. Without this tool you would have to remove the exhaust in order to access and adjust the spring tension.

The rest of the toolkit is a mix of #15 and #20 (#25?) torx drives, a fixed crescent wrench, and a spark-plug / tire-lug tool.

Most everything else in the tool-kit can be done with regular off the shelf hardware store tools (in metric)

The tool kit I carry with me on most trips is extensive as I like to be able to self-rescue. I can list it all out here if you want but really you have to tailor it a bit for what and where you ride.
Tue Jun 28, 2022 5:47 pm

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2020 Liberty 150, 2020 MP3-500
Joined: 06 Oct 2020
Posts: 437
Location: Reno
 
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2020 Liberty 150, 2020 MP3-500
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Posts: 437
Location: Reno
Tue Jun 28, 2022 5:47 pm linkquote
The tools are hiding under the mat in the pet carrier
The shock tool will help you take off the gas cap, a small dab of never sieze on the threads helps
The original owner of mine removed the strainer from the gas tank inlet, I think it makes it easier to fill, still far too easy to make a gas splash when filling

Drill out the rivets for the evap, clip the hoses
Start it put you finger over each hose, plug the one with vacuum, shove the open one out of the pet carrier so the fumes vent between the panels
To increase trunk space
Thu Jun 30, 2022 6:52 pm

Ossessionato
2020 MP3 500 HPE Sport ABS/ASR
Joined: 25 Aug 2007
Posts: 4406
Location: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula
 
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2020 MP3 500 HPE Sport ABS/ASR
Joined: 25 Aug 2007
Posts: 4406
Location: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles sobre el Río Porciúncula
Thu Jun 30, 2022 6:52 pm linkquote
mpfrank wrote:
My 2020 does not have a tool kit. I'm not even sure that it has the shock adjuster.


Yep. Looked under the mat. There it is.

Fri Jul 01, 2022 5:18 pm

Member
2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
 
Member
2007 MP3 250ie / 2022 MP3 500HPE SA
Joined: 03 Jun 2022
Posts: 26
Location: CCS-Vzla
Fri Jul 01, 2022 5:18 pm linkquote
Mine 2022 comes with the clear also, and I don't like it

Is a way to purchase a tinted windshield?

Or use some tint wrap (as for the car windows) a not to much dark? Someone do it with good results?
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