lt1 wrote:We're a bit OT here, but there is almost no motorcycle technology going into the Elio. Elio's stated, though not widely publicized plans were to have an Elio factory trained tech at every Midas location that would be servicing Elio's. One would suppose that there might be some Midas stores that had no tech, but the goals was to have nationwide coverage at the time of rollout. The official announcement should be getting close.
fullcircle wrote:where's the winshield wiper?
Bisbee Kid wrote:how to transport it from the factory will be another challenge. The regular motor carriers will not be able to since there is no standardized center beam in a large volume automotive transporter and flat bed carriers are very expensive.
Bisbee Kid wrote: (putting the Elio on the lift will not happen easily) so the technician will have to crawl which will not make him enthusiastic to service it,
...all say it's way too under powered (3 of the 4 are in the 20's) myself and the eldest tech (in his 50's) are not worried about power
That is where a motorcycle shop may be a much better choice for service but it remains to be seen. It will take a plan of action as unique as the Elio,
...since there is no standardized center beam in a large volume automotive transporter and flat bed carriers are very expensive.
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