SuperHawk Forum - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: skokievtr
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.23 seconds.
06-19-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By skokievtr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.co...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190527_132025_806704d17f5c3d78dfb65b26001690a9b284a60b.jpg...
06-16-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By skokievtr

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.co...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20170125_212018_a4efd4a3353c167e7f1ee2010292a5574415306c.jpg
Jamie,

What does the lower of the two holes below the pivot...
06-16-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By skokievtr

Nice! Your under dash wiring is almost as...

Nice!

Your under dash wiring is almost as busy as my spaghetti bowl...
05-01-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By skokievtr

I can't remember did the 89 transalp have a...

I can't remember did the 89 transalp have a punched out version of the 52 degree 3 valve twin used in the Revere and nt650 Hawk GT?

I was a member of Chi Vin Moto many years ago we used to meet at...
04-28-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By skokievtr

Wicky, Is that what is left of your VTR1000F...

Wicky,

Is that what is left of your VTR1000F hanging next to the Transalp? Poor baby!
04-28-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By skokievtr

While still in my late teens I once got pneumonia...

While still in my late teens I once got pneumonia working at night on an engine in the cold and rain on a hilltop in San Francisco. Until my last place in San Diego, I never had a garage (albeit it...
04-27-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By skokievtr

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.co...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.superhawkforum.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/20140926_205226_518805d080f635780c1c6d824043ee93b101e32d.jpg...
04-27-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By skokievtr

Don't cry Joe...

But the Bret Cave has HVAC, carpeting, lighting requiring sunglasses, carpeting, 22 feet of bench, compressed air for tools and the Handylift, a fridge, wifi, etc...

How I do shocks and swing...
03-08-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By skokievtr

This what I carry; have 2. ...

This what I carry; have 2.

https://shop.antigravitybatteries.com/products/micro-starts/xp-1/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAh9njBRCYARIsALJhQkEXGpb4XCuwlCHO8q0Onp3PT78NFoqTxt46LLISI5cojZ8D4Un9BHAaAlUhEALw_wcB
...
02-18-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,956
Posted By skokievtr

I'm In

I'd like a short sleeve in the fastest Red and a long-sleeve in Black (does not show grease), both XL or 2XL depending on how they run this year.
12-10-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By skokievtr

How to lower brake pedal

Going from memory back a dozen + years ago, the following steps are in the correct direction

remove cotter pin and lower double but

trim off about 5 mm of threaded rod so rod does not impinge...
12-06-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By skokievtr

Those are basically knockoffs of the mfw vario...

Those are basically knockoffs of the mfw vario footpegs but presumably made in China and cost less than half the mfw. I've looked at those before and they are a good alternative except how they keep...
12-06-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By skokievtr

on the aforementioned link I think I posted up...

on the aforementioned link I think I posted up about my mfw vario adjustable footpegs see below linkI think a 1in and a one and a half inch adapter is available and a couple three different styles...
12-05-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By skokievtr

Nelson Rigg

N-R molded foam "sport" panniers, their mini mag mount tank bag and smaller of their 2 tail bags, all come with rain covers. I also have a Held medium mag tank bag and larger Case Harper clip mount...
11-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By skokievtr

It's one thing to covet FCR for a race bike which...

It's one thing to covet FCR for a race bike which is WFO or off the gas with maybe a bit of trailing throttle, and quite another for street use. That is why starting in the mid to late 70's most...
10-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By skokievtr

Pre Alziemers

LOL, I've always had a poor memory but since I hit 60 it's going downhill even further

I hate not being able to remember where I just put something or earlier had stored it somewhere and can't for...
10-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By skokievtr

Grease the heck out of it

That is the moral of the story underneath the little rubber boot the starter cable connects runs under clean everything and pack it solid with waterproof grease.

that's what I've done but it's...
Forum: Classifieds
08-23-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By skokievtr

What year VTR??? Need the gauges if they are...

What year VTR???

Need the gauges if they are in VG shape. Photos?
07-19-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By skokievtr

At least that's one "Doh!" I've never done......

At least that's one "Doh!" I've never done... :wheelie:
06-23-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By skokievtr

Si, Senoir! Copper tube crush gaskets...

Si, Senoir!

Copper tube crush gaskets required, or flip them around with some Hi-Temp Red Copper filled RTV silicone...
06-22-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By skokievtr

Popping and back-firing on decel is also caused...

Popping and back-firing on decel is also caused by an exhaust leak at the head...:wheelie:
05-25-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By skokievtr

when in doubt

Clean the carbs...

Summer gas is not a gas...

Dirty pilots...

You got rid of the oem alternator wire plug didn't you?
04-28-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,417
Posted By skokievtr

Yes and main jet or jet needle, if fuel valve...

Yes and main jet or jet needle, if fuel valve fills the bowls.

check bowl fuel level and cc's not just inverted float setting

I have cbr600 stick coils
04-21-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,782
Posted By skokievtr

the VTR is a sport tourer

a Tuono can be too

I went with the FJ C3 engine, which $ per HP is tough to beat, expecially after a 500 mile day..

but I'll "never" sell my VTR, even after 20 years and a few miles...
03-06-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,830
Posted By skokievtr

Great minds think alike, I learned that "trick"...

Great minds think alike, I learned that "trick" when I worked in the electrical harness shop at Convair back in the mid-late 70s. Rocket and air craft wiring is often triple redundant and way sano...
Forum: Members Rides
02-12-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By skokievtr

Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Members Rides
02-12-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By skokievtr

Why did you take the ferry? I've made it 100%...

Why did you take the ferry? I've made it 100% around from Skokie easily with only 2 nights on the road (including lousy weather with rain and ice). I've also done it with 1 night's hotel. About 1,100...
02-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By skokievtr

except it's a trombone...

except it's a trombone...
02-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By skokievtr

Read post #20...

Read post #20...
02-07-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By skokievtr

I think deer think if they don't move you can't...

I think deer think if they don't move you can't see them. They see some colors well enough but see at night very well.

The bear can see, hear and smell you from quite a ways, and the deer down the...
02-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,793
Posted By skokievtr

You talkin' ta me?!

You talkin' ta me?!
02-07-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,793
Posted By skokievtr

Ebc tore up a brand new set of rotors which ebc...

Ebc tore up a brand new set of rotors which ebc did replace with theirs and new pads but I can't get them to bed in properly. The Vesrah are a safer choice as I've used both brands for 40 years.
01-29-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By skokievtr

Like Joe I have a set of the 2Bros C2 slip-ons...

Like Joe I have a set of the 2Bros C2 slip-ons and try to keep them packed. I've been told by motorcyclists and not that they sound very good and are not too loud (at least compared to the horde of...
01-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By skokievtr

Erik, #1 I started with my electrical mods...

Erik,
#1 I started with my electrical mods right after buying my 98, so that was almost 20 years ago before all the newfangled digital fuse boxes and connectors were readily available. #2 the new...
01-18-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By skokievtr

I must have added at least 25 circuits to my VTR...

I must have added at least 25 circuits to my VTR through old fashioned distribution blocks with each circuit independently fused (or with a circuit breaker), and most controlled by a relay. It looks...
12-22-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By skokievtr

Rever I believe is the other GPS app that logs...

Rever I believe is the other GPS app that logs most pertinent data and tracks routes traveled.

This photo shows the rather crude machining job I did on the magnet I installed in left EBC rotor,...
12-21-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By skokievtr

All the magnets I've machined (NdFeb, SmCo &...

All the magnets I've machined (NdFeb, SmCo & Ferrite) are very brittle and if the tool is not sharp and you push too hard, whamo the magnet shatters. Also, inducing too much heat can reduce the...
12-21-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By skokievtr

Instead of the rotor bolt heads, I machine a...

Instead of the rotor bolt heads, I machine a hi-strength magnet to fit and epoxy it into one of the small "webs" of the rotor carrier. You need to look closely in the pic with the OEM rotor, and the...
12-12-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By skokievtr

Joe, I'm running the RS3 now. But weird...

Joe,

I'm running the RS3 now. But weird things can happen in one ride. On my last set of doughnuts (on my FJ-09), a set of highly touted Metzeler Roadtec 01s, I was keeping a careful eye on wear...
12-12-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By skokievtr

Your "witty" wording makes it impossible for...

Your "witty" wording makes it impossible for another to know when you are trying to be humorous or are serious, and if you are truly accusing someone of draining your oil. If you are lax enough to...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.