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08-23-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Tweety

Some EU bikes had that, various sizes for the...

Some EU bikes had that, various sizes for the various fuels including diesel, to make it fool proof... Stupid and unnecessary IMHO...
03-28-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By Tweety

Doh! Sorry about that... I knew you're Canadian,...

Doh! Sorry about that... I knew you're Canadian, and if I needed confirmation I could have just looked at the sig, but I goofed it up...
03-27-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Tweety

If you are trying to avoid welding, just forget...

If you are trying to avoid welding, just forget the CBR swing arms altogether... The geometry and linkage on those bikes are nowhere close to that of the VTR/SP bikes, so I doubt you will be able to...
03-27-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By Tweety

Oh... I've ridden the 'smaller' Intruders a...

Oh... I've ridden the 'smaller' Intruders a bit... They actually beat the Geo Metro for power hands down... Not that it's actually a good thing, since they won't stop for shit, unless you throw out...
03-27-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By Tweety

Well... If it made US news I doubt it was...

Well... If it made US news I doubt it was anything good really... :(

I have lived in Malmoe for about ten years, which was quite enough thank you... Now in Skurup as noted, which is a much smaller...
03-27-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By Tweety

Well... On and off, yes... But there are a few...

Well... On and off, yes... But there are a few around that I do believe are still lurking, that's been here longer...
03-22-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By Tweety

Now that, Sir is a damned fact... ;)

Now that, Sir is a damned fact... ;)
03-21-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Well... I handled it in my own very...

Well... I handled it in my own very untrained/un-pedagogical way... I threw it right back... Not hard, but on her leg, where she felt it... Haven't happened since, she's a bright one... Instead she...
03-21-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Oh, dont worry... She'll quite easily tire her...

Oh, dont worry... She'll quite easily tire her mother out too, and keep going... The wife is loath to admit it, but going back to work about now might have been a good move... I'm contemplating if I...
03-21-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Btw, the little one is now fully healed, and...

Btw, the little one is now fully healed, and since I went on paternal leave 100% for six months just a few days after the surgery, the main reason I haven't been by that much is that being a full...
03-21-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Bah, humbug... I'm the pretty one... 19747

Bah, humbug... I'm the pretty one...

19747
01-22-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

My view right now...

My view right now...
01-22-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Yep! But I'm guessing you're never fully...

Yep! But I'm guessing you're never fully taught... I'm working on trying to get my will with this two against one stuff, since according to my wife she knows my daughters vote...

I haven't got the...
01-21-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Well... Renovating and rebuilding the engine to...

Well... Renovating and rebuilding the engine to the last part most definetly counts as a "refresh"... The point was that the engine was at the time still as new inside, and was according to the dyno...
12-22-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,506
Posted By Tweety

Hmmm... Perhaps I should make a list like that......

Hmmm... Perhaps I should make a list like that... Dunno how many mods I have made to date, but I'd say I have forgotten about 20-30 of them by now... And redone about the same amount... Some more...
11-12-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Tweety

Reviving a Lithoum battery is more than...

Reviving a Lithoum battery is more than possible... Hit it with a 5A charge current for a few minutes, and then let it rest, repeat a few times over, but keep track of the total time... Don't exceed...
11-12-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Tweety

Uhm... Nope! But then again, they usually...

Uhm... Nope!

But then again, they usually fail to understand my antics... ;)

Seriously, that's a rather impressive bit of coding/machinery there... I doubt my attempts was better as a...
10-13-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By Tweety

Well... I'm not that far off... Depending on how...

Well... I'm not that far off... Depending on how you count... On the stock unmodified engine, I did ~120.000 Km (about ~75000 miles) and then I refitted that engine with about every doodah you can...
09-15-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Tweety

I can vouch for the sentiment to stick to one...

I can vouch for the sentiment to stick to one piece cranks... ;) I have seen the effects of using a two piece crank on the block... Or should I say blocks... ;)
07-24-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,015
Posted By Tweety

That sounds nice in theory, but how are you going...

That sounds nice in theory, but how are you going to account for the fact that in the middle part of the tank, which is a lot wider, you have 2-3 liters of volume for every small movement on the...
07-10-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tweety

Well... It pains me to admit it... But like...

Well... It pains me to admit it... But like thetophatflash said... 9 times out of 10 when things didn't work as expected when I'm wrenching, suppressed and highly classified evidence points to a...
07-09-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,562
Posted By Tweety

I think the main reason that the parts for larger...

I think the main reason that the parts for larger brakes are discontinued are that the bike is old, with old tech... And the stock brakes aren't half bad, swapping to another caliper/master on the...
07-07-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By Tweety

Yeah, you could, but I cannot for the life of me...

Yeah, you could, but I cannot for the life of me understand why you would want too... ;)

I have four of them I could send you... All complete, and all in perfectly working order, as they are...
Forum: Classifieds
06-15-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Tweety

Yeah, probably true... But I bet that given a...

Yeah, probably true... But I bet that given a stock filter, a pair of jets and a little time on a dyno, I could coax another 2-3 rwhp out of it, spread out over a larger part of the rev band... Not...
Forum: Classifieds
06-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Tweety

Lemme know what works when you find it... I have...

Lemme know what works when you find it... I have around 200+ hours on a dyno with various VTR engines (I have one in my home shop... Built by yours truly...)

All they way from bone stock engines...
06-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By Tweety

Not only that, I'm pretty sure I stated in the...

Not only that, I'm pretty sure I stated in the very post I made that it was because the stock coils was crap, and I knew it... ;)
06-01-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By Tweety

Ehh... Well... I'll snap a pic someday... But its...

Ehh... Well... I'll snap a pic someday... But its not going to excite you very much... ;)

That bike looks pretty much stock really, apart from the rat-bike fairings held together by duct tape and...
05-23-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By Tweety

Not to rain on yer parade guys, but it never...

Not to rain on yer parade guys, but it never really was... ;)

Yes, I'm running a variation of this on my race bike... But then again, it made a nice chunky 150+ bhp before that mod, and the change...
04-23-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By Tweety

Well... That's one way of not solving the...

Well... That's one way of not solving the issue... ;)

The fuse makes absolutely no difference what so ever if your R/R feeds 15-16V or more to the ECU and gauges, as there are other paths to the...
04-23-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Tweety

I wouldn't offer that with my bike... And not...

I wouldn't offer that with my bike... And not because I'd be afraid someone would end up as it's new owner... It's just that it would be a waste of a good bike, and more than likely very painful for...
04-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Tweety

From memory they are about 13-13.5 lb, so not...

From memory they are about 13-13.5 lb, so not that much of a difference, just FYI... Basically, it's an asthmatics mod, nothing else...

Which, was sort of the point with what I said about a...
04-22-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Tweety

Axle and bearings are different, and brake rotor...

Axle and bearings are different, and brake rotor spacing will be a PITA, but it's possible... I wouldn't say easy through...

Much better to just get a proper adapter for it... IE a CBR...
04-20-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By Tweety

Most likely the R/R putting out above safe...

Most likely the R/R putting out above safe voltage... Don't ride the bike until you have measured it out...

If you are really unlucky and get very excessive voltage, the ECU and cluster might...
03-31-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Tweety

skokievtr, what's market price?

skokievtr, what's market price?
03-18-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,596
Posted By Tweety

Yep

Yep
03-03-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,220
Posted By Tweety

You rang? I'm here, I'm here... ;) ...

You rang?

I'm here, I'm here... ;)

Well... First of all, Sorry Jack Flash... But I have to call bullshit on the "correct voltage" through resistance in the wiring... A stock wiring harness on...
02-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,392
Posted By Tweety

Sorry... Another one here... I have owned some...

Sorry... Another one here... I have owned some 30+ bikes... And since the VTR moved in some 14 years ago, it has been the one constant in my garage... I have bought ans sold brand new bikes, used...
01-08-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Tweety

But, on the other hand, that slow creeping, is a...

But, on the other hand, that slow creeping, is a rather distinctive sign of a slow leak, introducing air in the system... Not that it relates to the other issues... I'd check it... (caveat, gravity...
01-07-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Tweety

You said the slave was slowly creeping out even...

You said the slave was slowly creeping out even with the master engaged? If that's the case, I say either the bleed isn't completed, or the slave is leaking from seal or misalignment (smokinjoe's...
Forum: Members Rides
01-06-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Tweety

Oh, not to worry... There were a few that didn't...

Oh, not to worry... There were a few that didn't like it at all when I first tried it out on track this fall... Did a track day, and started in the "intermediate" group since I felt rather rusty on...
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