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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 07:33 AM
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Posted By vnsfxr
Only have 1.8k miles so far and not doing the...

Only have 1.8k miles so far and not doing the flash till end of summer so good news for me.

Engine has smoothed out some along with suspension. I didn't start messing with suspension settings till...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,392
Posted By vnsfxr
At 6' 4" you would be cramped. I'm 6' 1" and have...

At 6' 4" you would be cramped. I'm 6' 1" and have put adjustable pegs and still the hip angle gets tight after a short while.
I use my GT as a fun sunny weekend ride.
I suggest you test ride...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2015, 06:05 PM
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Posted By vnsfxr
Regarding test drives; I can't speak for the...

Regarding test drives;
I can't speak for the rest of the country but Hillside Honda Yamaha Marine in Lakeport California has a gray demo and a red FJ- 09 on the floor waiting for you.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
And those #s are at the crank, not the rear wheel.

And those #s are at the crank, not the rear wheel.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2015, 09:55 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
I too lusted after a MTS1100 but did not acquire...

I too lusted after a MTS1100 but did not acquire one. I do have a GT1000 so am familiar with the DS motor and the Termis.

The FJ is a rougher version of the MTS suspension wise but has more motor...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
The FJ is not a V-4 and to me it is buzzy in the...

The FJ is not a V-4 and to me it is buzzy in the bars and pegs.
I have swapped pegs with FJR pegs to get some rubber under my feet.
I also ditched the stylistic hand guards and installed HVMP bar...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
You can do anything ya want with any bike. Will...

You can do anything ya want with any bike. Will you be having fun trying to run an FJ with 6" of clearance on rough roads /trails?

I don't think so. But for an occasional smooth dirt/ gravel road...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Pope Valley, almost my back yard. I live near...

Pope Valley, almost my back yard. I live near Kelseyville. Came upon a WRX group on Skaggs Springs one time. All their drifting spooked me when a few crossed the line. I parked and let them go!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
I haven't re-flashed mine yet. Just hit 850 miles...

I haven't re-flashed mine yet. Just hit 850 miles today.
But I have run it up to 113mph and had 3 gears left and in 4 through 6 the mph stayed the same.

Laguna Seca is a fast track so your going...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 05:01 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Unless you've had the ECU Flashed your gonna run...

Unless you've had the ECU Flashed your gonna run out of steam in a few places on that track.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Handlebar ergos

For all those commenting on the handlebars. .....they are adjustable.
Rotate the risers and it moves them forward if you Iike a little more forward lean.
Rotate the bars down and it helps...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
The way I see it buying from your local dealer is...

The way I see it buying from your local dealer is worth a couple hundred dollars. And since he is price matching anyway get down there and buy local!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8,621
Views: 3,526,677
Posted By vnsfxr
My favorite woods weapon! And street legal for...

My favorite woods weapon! And street legal for the day!

Only bike I still miss.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,199,515
Posted By vnsfxr
My Shovelhead did right by me too.

My Shovelhead did right by me too.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2015, 07:25 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Set your sag for your weight! You might need...

Set your sag for your weight! You might need stiffer springs, not sure you can adjust for your weight with the stock springs.
If you are riding with the balls of your feet on the pegs your feet...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Another agreement on the 1 hr seat. Sent...

Another agreement on the 1 hr seat.
Sent Sargent an email.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-28-2015, 09:27 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
My dealer has recalled the 3 he got mine being...

My dealer has recalled the 3 he got mine being one of them. Parts came in last Wednesday.
He had my bags and mounts before the recall parts came in.
Not sure what the problem is in your area. Only...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 09:44 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Neglected to try A mode?

Neglected to try A mode?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By vnsfxr
Good eye, thanks for the laugh!

Good eye, thanks for the laugh!
Forum: Road Warriors 03-09-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
I paid MSRP with a 5 yr YES WARRANTY ($985) and...

I paid MSRP with a 5 yr YES WARRANTY ($985) and 10% over cost for all accessories that I order.
Of course I'm in California and they aren't collecting dust. Dealer even offered to pull the ECU for...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-03-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,051
Posted By vnsfxr
The GT1000 does not have chrome plastic switches....

The GT1000 does not have chrome plastic switches. You sure it was a GT you rode?
Forum: Road Warriors 02-28-2015, 04:23 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
I fit the AARP group too just not the fat part. ...

I fit the AARP group too just not the fat part.

Probably pick mine up next week if they get a few things installed per the sale.
Poor supply management - Hard bags are available but the lower...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 172,032
Posted By vnsfxr
Thank you for the laugh you just gave me!

Thank you for the laugh you just gave me!
Forum: Road Warriors 02-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Softening up the dampening will smooth it out...

Softening up the dampening will smooth it out some.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-20-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,051
Posted By vnsfxr
As mentioned best mod for this bike is getting...

As mentioned best mod for this bike is getting rid of the very heavy spoke wheels. I saved 22lb.s unsprung weight switching to 999 wheels. In stock form the GT1000 just looks pretty.
Wheels and...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-20-2015, 05:47 PM
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Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Didn't the FJR have valve train problems...

Didn't the FJR have valve train problems initially?

Dealer tossed a 5 yr YES warranty on the table at the start of our sit down. Took a big chunk out of my dickering :)
Forum: Road Warriors 02-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Somebody hasn't read the whole thread, like that...

Somebody hasn't read the whole thread, like that never happens.
Rode one yesterday, gave the dealer $1k to hold his grey one.

A short opinion for you:
The only bike available with upright...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
You need to start by setting your sag with the...

You need to start by setting your sag with the preload adjustments. Depending on your riding style it should be set at 30-35% of your suspension travel.
Not sure what weight the stock springs can...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 700,792
Posted By vnsfxr
Dampening has been stiffened up along with...

Dampening has been stiffened up along with progressive fork springs on the FJ
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
+ 1 on the ROX risers. Makes tuning the handlebar...

+ 1 on the ROX risers. Makes tuning the handlebar ergos a simple affair.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 172,032
Posted By vnsfxr
Cycle Ergos has the low seat listed for the...

Cycle Ergos has the low seat listed for the RS..............we need one in person for the real world fit vs all of us reading (me too) off spec sheets.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 172,032
Posted By vnsfxr
As mentioned before the Rs handlebar fits on the...

As mentioned before the Rs handlebar fits on the RS
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12,163
Views: 1,966,993
Posted By vnsfxr
Run an Ebay search one will turn up

Run an Ebay search one will turn up
Forum: Road Warriors 01-19-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 172,032
Posted By vnsfxr
From what I was told bikes at the show had the...

From what I was told bikes at the show had the low seat on them which would make for tight seat to peg ergos for some.
As to fwd lean the R handle bar and caps bolt right on. Just need to check...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,353
Posted By vnsfxr
Wish it would have been sold here so there would...

Wish it would have been sold here so there would be more floating around :(
Forum: Road Warriors 12-31-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
My local dealer is waiting for his demo bike to...

My local dealer is waiting for his demo bike to arrive but offered me a short ride on either of the 2 he received last week.

But then he figures once I ride one I'll buy it to replace the 700lb ...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-31-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Use the hacksaw in your tool box to narrow them...

Use the hacksaw in your tool box to narrow them down.
While sitting on one at my dealer I noticed the same thing.
With the hand guards the bars need to lose at least an inch on each side.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
Did he not try the different riding modes to...

Did he not try the different riding modes to alleviate ham fisted throttle action?
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 560,513
Posted By vnsfxr
The FJ-09 bags are the city bags for the FJR...

The FJ-09 bags are the city bags for the FJR according to Yamaha's site. Same part #s
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,420
Posted By vnsfxr
DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping...

DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping parts positions on the suspension. You drop to 8" of travel vs 10".
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