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Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Wicky

Check for loose or perished vacuum hose , or...

Check for loose or perished vacuum hose , or unplugged hose if balance hose is fitted on front pot. Dodgy gasket in manifold header or header/ link pipe connection. Carb intake manifold rubber not...
06-07-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Wicky

Carb fart - up the idle a tad more to help avoid...

Carb fart - up the idle a tad more to help avoid it also stalling in slow turns.
06-04-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By Wicky

Mine is fitted with a K&N after setting up...

Mine is fitted with a K&N after setting up professionally with a several dyno runs and rejetting way back in 2001 - since then just needed every couple of years servicing with a cleaner spray and...
06-03-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Wicky

There was a VTR1000.org member who inadvertantly...

There was a VTR1000.org member who inadvertantly ran his storm 180 out for a couple of years - it only came to light when it was dynoed ;-) Apparently it ran ok apart from hitting a barrier over...
Forum: Classifieds
06-02-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Wicky

Contact Yeti in the UK ...

Contact Yeti in the UK

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/538x508/image_2525202019_06_02_252520at_2525207_28_58_252520pm_211272513e98e8868348cc3c17379b45b198eaeb.png
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Forum: Members Rides
05-14-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Wicky

Honda UK made a special 50th Anniversary edition...

Honda UK made a special 50th Anniversary edition of the VTR with white number boards and other bits & bobs - worth a bit more than standard
...
Forum: Members Rides
05-12-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Wicky

Nice tidy looking red un! I lked it with white...

Nice tidy looking red un! I lked it with white fairing panel ;-)

"but my bike didnt want to get out of its hibernation."

If it has been sitting around for a while then a good chance old fuel...
05-12-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Wicky

They look similar to the HT1000VTR-PRO Ape...

They look similar to the HT1000VTR-PRO Ape tensioners

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/572x640/s_l640_eaf093d4b82dd98cc6aba08b83386a204dae38f1.jpg


CBR ZONE...
05-12-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Wicky

Sounds okay but there's a 'ticking' pulsing sound...

Sounds okay but there's a 'ticking' pulsing sound - which could be as simple as an airleak in the exhaust system. (Failed graphite gasket between header & link pipe / crush copper gasket in the...
04-28-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Wicky

I have massive indoor manshed envy! but at...

I have massive indoor manshed envy! but at leastthe sun is shining...
...
04-28-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Wicky

What Triumph are you wanting to alter? ...

What Triumph are you wanting to alter?

https://www.triumphrat.net/ecm-and-fi-tuning-help-tips-and-tricks/218346-tuneecu-for-dummies-installation-guide-and-questions-pertaining-to-installation.html
04-27-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Wicky

Try https://www.triumphrat.net forums...

Try https://www.triumphrat.net forums (subscription)
04-26-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Wicky

https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/modification...

https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/modifications-performance-29/feeler-group-buy-hrc-replica-ecus-26604/
...
04-19-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Wicky

https://www.kiwavmotors.com/en/tools-accessories/k...

https://www.kiwavmotors.com/en/tools-accessories/kiwav-flexible-line-clamp-medium-size-f13-32mm-1-2-1-1-4-detail
04-19-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Wicky

"Clutch fluid hasn't been changed in a few...

"Clutch fluid hasn't been changed in a few years."

Dark & manky? Could well be way overdue a service.

Also check the clutch slave cylinder piston seals and bore. Grit can work its way in...
04-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,712
Posted By Wicky

Wearing mine now (I must be the only Firestorm...

Wearing mine now (I must be the only Firestorm owner in the UK with a Superhawk t-shirt!) and taken it out for a Spring sunshine spin - Many thanks for doing this for all the folk and pass on thanks...
04-13-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Wicky

Linkage New bearings sourced from your...

Linkage

New bearings sourced from your average commercial bearing factors at half-third of cost of OEM.
04-12-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Wicky

Mine many moons ago were very corroded - once the...

Mine many moons ago were very corroded - once the core of the needle bearings was removed (literally fell out) it neded careful use of a dremel to carefully thin the outer diameter of the bearing so...
04-12-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Wicky

https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=31&...

https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=11809
04-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Wicky

Have a search as a colour scan is somewhere on...

Have a search as a colour scan is somewhere on this forum -- plus it could be worth in getting a hard copy of the Haynes Service Manual and/or the Honda Service Manual (again a downloadable PDF...
04-09-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Wicky

Fort or a spaceship - Anything you want it to be!...

Fort or a spaceship - Anything you want it to be! Crates are big boxes for big kids :-)...
04-02-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Wicky

"Front tyre is old snd worn pretty bad, on one...

"Front tyre is old snd worn pretty bad, on one side more than the other, and just found out the head bearings are notchy and are being replaced as we speak."

Head bearings *thumbs up* and best...
03-26-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Wicky

Looks very heavilly hacked around Standard...

Looks very heavilly hacked around

Standard bike has black plastic undertay (that hangs within the rear subrame) with mounting points for standard sticky outy stalked indicators / blinkers
...
03-22-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 141,948
Posted By Wicky

"It's a 98, not quite 7k miles. Stock but for...

"It's a 98, not quite 7k miles. Stock but for exhaust, jet kit, and manual CCTs. She clean"

Wow well preserved time-warp bike - Years ago bought my red '97 in 2001 with 6.5k and still going...
03-19-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Wicky

Beacuse image size is 1,297 x 973 pixels - best...

Beacuse image size is 1,297 x 973 pixels - best resize on PC to a more compact size before uploading and linking

Using an image editor / or this handy utility for Windows (Lets you resize images...
03-04-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Wicky

Scroll down to tthe bottom and it list the years...

Scroll down to tthe bottom and it list the years with "Notes:Rear"
02-27-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,799
Posted By Wicky

An 'R1' R/R in certain years were Mosfet - though...

An 'R1' R/R in certain years were Mosfet - though some were not and were marked SH with the single plug, similar to what Honda fitted to later VTRs after 2001 or could be a cheap chinese copy risking...
02-26-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,184
Posted By Wicky

Tank off, airbox off and make sure you use a JIS...

Tank off, airbox off and make sure you use a JIS screwdriver to remove the air intakes (they can take some force as they were originally loctited tight and with a philips head screwdriver can cause...
02-26-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Wicky

Check the diaphragm for holes/splits in the...

Check the diaphragm for holes/splits in the vacuum fuel petcock.
02-23-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,799
Posted By Wicky

Is it marked FH and have twin plug connectors?

Is it marked FH and have twin plug connectors?
02-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,799
Posted By Wicky

Can you find DOT approved mirrors with built...

Can you find DOT approved mirrors with built indicators

or these 'trafficators'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D0_wYUTX7A
02-13-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,799
Posted By Wicky

Re. CCT the tensioners are binary - they either...

Re. CCT the tensioners are binary - they either work as intended or don't - very little or no gray area between a functioning unsnapped spring and a broken CCT resulting in engine damage...
...
02-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

"And I like the DOHC image personally...otherwise...

"And I like the DOHC image personally...otherwise one might interpret it as Super Hawk version 2 maybe?"

The 'V2 90 DOHC' graphic is on the tail of 97-01 Firestorms :-)

...
02-05-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

From recent experience doing Firestorm t-shirts...

From recent experience doing Firestorm t-shirts despite offering the whole range of VTR colours to UK, Ireland , NZ & Aus, the most popular colour were black and mid charcoal grey! Only a few about...
02-04-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

Right - for folk luckily living in sunny climes -...

Right - for folk luckily living in sunny climes - here's the version for a white t-shirt option
...
02-03-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

Now if the odd looking negative image had been...

Now if the odd looking negative image had been produced with the dark shirt in mind

...
02-03-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

It's the negative print preview :-) The...

It's the negative print preview :-)

The printers would print what is black as white ink on dark cloth to get the original image.

It isn't meant to be printed on a white background / t-shirt -...
02-03-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,791
Posted By Wicky

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.co...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/826x594/screenshot_1237_1e6da77fb323cca7d3d31f6261f2802e6455de7c.jpg...
12-27-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Wicky

Should be a small split pin No. 27 ...

Should be a small split pin No. 27

...
12-15-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Wicky

GCC7026 Dark Grey Metallic (with a hint of brown)...

GCC7026 Dark Grey Metallic (with a hint of brown) ME068547BC
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