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02-13-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By 8541Hawk

Well for me it is rather simple.....I tried to be...

Well for me it is rather simple.....I tried to be a bit more active and was then written up with a "forum warning" that I was "insulting to forum member(s)"
All this because someone claimed a brand...
02-09-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By 8541Hawk

Well I pulled my +4 advancer out because I...

Well I pulled my +4 advancer out because I started running the HRC box but I do tend to have a stash of old dyno charts saved =)
02-08-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By 8541Hawk

I have it but the system won't let me attach it....

I have it but the system won't let me attach it. It is still on the factroypro web site .....just look up VTR then scroll down til you find it.
02-04-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

They show up used from time to time but can be...

They show up used from time to time but can be hard to ID if the ink stamps have worn off.
Even then they are starting to command a steep price. I did see a new one listed a couple of years back...
02-04-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By 8541Hawk

I have also ran with and without them and had no...

I have also ran with and without them and had no issues either way
02-02-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By 8541Hawk

There is no reason that I have ever heard of for...

There is no reason that I have ever heard of for running with the TPS unplugged.
Also if it is an HRC kit, first the single lift hole slide was only to be run with the short stack. You also shim the...
02-02-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,887
Posted By 8541Hawk

Yes but it also matters what calipers you are...

Yes but it also matters what calipers you are running. Then it is what "feel" you are going for.
I haven't run a VFR master but with the SP stuff I found The SP2 master a much better option but it...
01-29-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By 8541Hawk

I've installed a few sets of them and they seem...

I've installed a few sets of them and they seem to work as good as they look.
They are also much easier to adjust than the stock units even if you have the factory tool.
01-26-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

Yeah it was a good set up but I did have to deal...

Yeah it was a good set up but I did have to deal with a lot of non-sense to stay there. I am in Bosque Farms or just outside of ABQ, so if nothing else there is a track close and have already have...
01-25-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

I might have to see if I can find a tach like...

I might have to see if I can find a tach like that one as I also have the factory tool for pilot adjustment.
Once again thanks for the tank. right now it is still waiting for me to get back to bike...
01-24-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

The no baffles might be the cause to the issues...

The no baffles might be the cause to the issues you are still having. If you do install them you might need to drop the mains down one size.
This is typical with the Dr Honda stacks.
As for the...
01-24-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

I guess I had forgotten to update that thread....

I guess I had forgotten to update that thread. After more testing I have found the Dr Honda stacks actually like 2 lift holes.
Sorry for the confusion and I'll try to remember to update the other...
01-20-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By 8541Hawk

Well this is just my opinion but here are my...

Well this is just my opinion but here are my thoughts.

First I am a bit confused with the shims you are using. You list 20 & 40 mil though I will assume you mean .020" & .040".
This can cause...
07-01-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By 8541Hawk

Another FYI on your options. If you want more...

Another FYI on your options.
If you want more info or another source for service is just go to Fox http://www.ridefox.com/service.php
06-30-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By 8541Hawk

Before all that I would stop by Catalyst Reaction...

Before all that I would stop by Catalyst Reaction and see what they have to say about your shock.
https://www.crstuning.com/
06-30-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,317
Posted By 8541Hawk

Where is the bike at? Maybe someone on here could...

Where is the bike at? Maybe someone on here could help you out if they are close.
06-30-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By 8541Hawk

When was the last time the shock was serviced? ...

When was the last time the shock was serviced? If it has been more than 3 yrs I would get it rebuilt.
Though I am a bit more anal about getting the rear shock serviced since snapping the shaft on...
06-26-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,317
Posted By 8541Hawk

While burning oil is never good and can have a...

While burning oil is never good and can have a few different causes the rest of the issues listed sound like a major vacuum leak.
Forum: RANT!
06-15-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By 8541Hawk

Another thing that can cause issues with Arai is...

Another thing that can cause issues with Arai is spraying cleaner directly on the face shield.
It can pool inside the side pods and attack the plastic bits.
Always spray the cleaner on a cloth and...
06-15-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By 8541Hawk

Glad to hear the bike is running well and that...

Glad to hear the bike is running well and that the stuff we talked about is working for you.
Also good to keep the OCMD club alive with case stuff from the Top Secret files.....lol
06-07-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,387
Posted By 8541Hawk

Bent valves....don't think so. Though someone...

Bent valves....don't think so. Though someone really should write up a jetting thread =)
Forum: Classifieds
06-05-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By 8541Hawk

I don't need an engine but to help a little with...

I don't need an engine but to help a little with the shipping issues.
I had an engine shipped cross country through UShip with no added insurance.
It showed up on time and in perfect condition and...
06-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By 8541Hawk

A bike sitting that long needs to have the Cam...

A bike sitting that long needs to have the Cam Chain Tensioners (CCTs) replaced.
There are 2 options on what you can replace them with and their are lots of different posts on the topic.

The...
05-29-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,873
Posted By 8541Hawk

Another case of not sure how to take your reply...

Another case of not sure how to take your reply but the important bit of what Roger said about MCCTs....without any filter or personal opinion is:

I never felt comfortable in recommended their use...
05-28-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By 8541Hawk

When you're in SoCal, look me up if you want the...

When you're in SoCal, look me up if you want the local tour.
05-26-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By 8541Hawk

I agree this is the most likely issue.

I agree this is the most likely issue.
05-16-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By 8541Hawk

Don't worry about it, just reuse the old ones,...

Don't worry about it, just reuse the old ones, you will be just fine.
05-16-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By 8541Hawk

More fun with carbs....

The latest project to roll through my little shop of horrors...... Trying to figure out what the PO had done to these poor carbs when they "jetted" them.
The bike ran terrible and after pulling the...
05-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,873
Posted By 8541Hawk

and some of us have run over 100K miles with...

and some of us have run over 100K miles with stock ACCTs and believe, like Roger D, that the stock units have a much worse reputation than they deserve.
I also agree with Roger that the average...
05-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By 8541Hawk

It might be easier to find someone that can help...

It might be easier to find someone that can help if we knew where the bike is located.
05-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By 8541Hawk

Well anything can be done but also Keihin never...

Well anything can be done but also Keihin never offered a replacement part for the jet, so along with machining the old one out you need to design and manufacture your own replacement jet.
Then make...
05-10-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By 8541Hawk

Yeah what a load they tried to feed you. A...

Yeah what a load they tried to feed you.
A couple things.
Using aftermarket jets is a non-issue.
The bit that wears in these carbs is the needle jet. It can not be replaced, though doesn't usually...
05-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,676
Posted By 8541Hawk

Craftsman thin wall 18mm is what you are looking...

Craftsman thin wall 18mm is what you are looking for to remove the plugs.
05-05-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By 8541Hawk

For jetting we kind of need to know where the...

For jetting we kind of need to know where the bike is.
As for what you are running, I posted a thread on my opinions on the matter. =)
05-03-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,413
Posted By 8541Hawk

I don't know if anything has changed since then...

I don't know if anything has changed since then but like I said, do your research before you pull the trigger on these fairings....though they are nice, if you can get them.
05-02-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,413
Posted By 8541Hawk

Well here is the last info I have heard of where...

Well here is the last info I have heard of where the molds ended up:
Project Blue Belle - Page 11 - VTR1000.ORG...
05-02-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,413
Posted By 8541Hawk

We need to go out riding again sometime

We need to go out riding again sometime
05-01-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,413
Posted By 8541Hawk

I've heard some pretty bad stories about these...

I've heard some pretty bad stories about these molds and where they ended up.
I would do a bit of research before even thinking about contacting them, let alone sending any funds.
04-17-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By 8541Hawk

About all I can say is that if it is such an...

About all I can say is that if it is such an issue running the oil cooler in that location, because the heat will cause all kinds of issues, then what about the lower radiator hose?

It runs in...
04-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By 8541Hawk

That is an Akrapovic header on this bike.

That is an Akrapovic header on this bike.
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