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Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By LuciferMutt
Anybody get a ride on the new Vulcan 650S yet?

I've never owned a cruiser, but the littlelest Vulcan has really piqued my interest. Think it looks awesome in white (without the stupid green wheel stripes). I haven't found much in the way of...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,387
Posted By LuciferMutt
You don't have to tell him shit. Buy the bike...

You don't have to tell him shit. Buy the bike you want. Unless he's paying for it or riding it, why does he give a shit what YOU buy and ride?
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 573,547
Posted By LuciferMutt
Yeah...sucks. After seven years of owning...

Yeah...sucks.

After seven years of owning this bike, I'm starting to consider something new/newer with fuel injection and fewer cylinders. Really like the new FZ bikes from Yamaha...also have a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 573,547
Posted By LuciferMutt
The cam cover gaskets are available from...

The cam cover gaskets are available from RonAyers.com, along with a shocking amount of other original parts. I have bought a ton of stuff from them for my VFR750 including super random parts like...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
Fresh oil and adding/removing spacers on the...

Fresh oil and adding/removing spacers on the spring to set the pre-load and sag appropriately.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 573,547
Posted By LuciferMutt
My 750 has 40K miles. I'm getting ready to do my...

My 750 has 40K miles. I'm getting ready to do my second valve check. Did the last one at 23Kish and nothing was out of spec.

Warnings -- buy new valve cover gaskets from Ron Ayers. If the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
Wow really? I thought Yamaha had at least put...

Wow really? I thought Yamaha had at least put cartridge forks in this bike.

An easy and highly effective solution are Racetech cartridge emulators installed in the OEM forks. I've read nothing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,837
Posted By LuciferMutt
A snowball? I'd have parked up and started and...

A snowball? I'd have parked up and started and impromptu snowball fight. Jeez, reading your thread title I'd though they threw a bottle or can or something at you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By LuciferMutt
Well I had to drive the wife in this morning at...

Well I had to drive the wife in this morning at 5:00 a.m. through a blizzard with about 9 inches of fresh powder on the roads. Since nobody was out yet, traction was very good in the fresh, unpacked...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By LuciferMutt
Just dropping by to say FUCK this weather with an...

Just dropping by to say FUCK this weather with an 11-foot pole. :vardy
:hair

Super worried about how my wife is going to get to work at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow when it's supposed to snow all night...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,280
Posted By LuciferMutt
Lol. I think the Road Glides have the best...

Lol. I think the Road Glides have the best looking fairings, particularly the dual headlights. I can't stand any of the handlebar-mounting fairing designs.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By LuciferMutt
Yes. I'll hold up my hand and open and close my...

Yes. I'll hold up my hand and open and close my fist repeatedly. This has happened enough that they know what this means now...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By LuciferMutt
:huh Why? (why not....I know....) ...

:huh

Why?

(why not....I know....)



I have never left a signal on before... it's such a habit for me to turn them off after completing a turn, that sometimes I thumb the signal switch...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,421
Posted By LuciferMutt
Did you get the new fuel map from Yamaha yet? ...

Did you get the new fuel map from Yamaha yet? Everything I've read says it cures 90 percent of the suck.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By LuciferMutt
Don't start the bike unless you plan to ride it...

Don't start the bike unless you plan to ride it long enough to get it nice and warm.

Starting it "just to turn it over" or whatever bullshit is far worse than just letting it sit.

Buy a Battery...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By LuciferMutt
I put one of these on my Ninja 250. I...

I put one of these on my Ninja 250.

I found the extremely rapid and then decelerating to steady on flashing pattern to be MUCH more attention getting than equally spaced flashes which sometimes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9,634
Views: 1,608,967
Posted By LuciferMutt
Me too for some reason. I really don't care that...

Me too for some reason. I really don't care that it's targeted at n00b riders who are hipsters with half helmets. Make mine white though (without the green stripes on the wheels).
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By LuciferMutt
Scotts makes a great non-electric steering damper...

Scotts makes a great non-electric steering damper that fits a ton of bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 44,264
Posted By LuciferMutt
Lurking in this topic because I'm completely...

Lurking in this topic because I'm completely enamoured with the new Vulcan 650S. I don't care that's a parallel twin small cruiser aimed at hipsters new to motorcycling -- I think it looks great and...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By LuciferMutt
Just go to Napa and get their highest quality...

Just go to Napa and get their highest quality option for brake parts. Pad kits come with the necessary hardware and the rotors are probably made the same place as the OEM ones at half the cost. I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 573,547
Posted By LuciferMutt
The filter and pump and a long piece of hose are...

The filter and pump and a long piece of hose are all under the left side tail fairing. Lots of stuff to leak right there.
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,181
Posted By LuciferMutt
I got one of those for Christmas about four years...

I got one of those for Christmas about four years ago. I have never used it... :lol3

Why? Who knows, but probably because I despise home projects and put them off/pay somebody else to do it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
Well that sucks. I wear a size 13US/49 euro boot.

Well that sucks. I wear a size 13US/49 euro boot.
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
No. Waste of time. In fact, it might even...

No. Waste of time. In fact, it might even perform worse since you'd be adding an additional bend in the intake tubing.

Regarding all the exhaust talk: I ride exclusively with the ball of my...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
I'd cry if I crashed my brand new motorcycle!

I'd cry if I crashed my brand new motorcycle!
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,557
Posted By LuciferMutt
Mobil 1 4T 10-40 is the stuff for me. I tried...

Mobil 1 4T 10-40 is the stuff for me. I tried the Castrol racing synthetic but it shifted very noticeably worse.

Synthetic oils will not cause your clutch to slip.

Energy Conserving oils are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
Brilliant. Try learning to wheelie on the...

Brilliant. Try learning to wheelie on the shoulder of a busy public freeway. Idiots.

I want to learn to wheelie (uh...for educational purposes) but I'd do it on a little dirtbike in the middle...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,748
Posted By LuciferMutt
God damnit I hate those things when they're NOT...

God damnit I hate those things when they're NOT rusted.

Good luck, let us know what works.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 192,419
Posted By LuciferMutt
Sigh. I miss motorcycles with tails. They were...

Sigh. I miss motorcycles with tails. They were so much more visually balanced.

I don't give two shits if the bike can now go 0.342 sec faster around Laguna Seca thanks to the mass...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,678
Posted By LuciferMutt
Who the hell owns a truck for actually hauling...

Who the hell owns a truck for actually hauling anything?
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 79,841
Posted By LuciferMutt
So what services are required every 7500 miles?! ...

So what services are required every 7500 miles?!

Valve adjustment and oil change?
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By LuciferMutt
The 750s and 800s get MPG in the 40s. My '95 750...

The 750s and 800s get MPG in the 40s. My '95 750 gets 46MPG just about no matter how hard I ride it. I think the lowest tank I ever got was 41mpg and that was an entire weekend of ripping up and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
That's what she said. :D ...

That's what she said.




:D

Seriously though, it is impressive that they get 70+ hp from that thing and 50+ ft/lb. A great design for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 112,829
Posted By LuciferMutt
In case you Grom folks missed it, Honda has...

In case you Grom folks missed it, Honda has issued a recall for defective fuel pumps in Groms.

http://www.hondagrom.net/forums/7-grom-talk/5936-1st-official-grom-recall-fuel-pump.html
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 172,278
Posted By LuciferMutt
Given the extremely low seat height, I don't see...

Given the extremely low seat height, I don't see how you COULD mount mid pegs on this bike. Your knees would be above your elbows.
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,953
Posted By LuciferMutt
Don't even attempt this without a hammer drill. ...

Don't even attempt this without a hammer drill. It is impossible to drill a a clean, round hole that doesn't go oversize in masonry/concrete even with fancy drill bits with a regular drill. You...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 260,756
Posted By LuciferMutt
Well it does have an extra cylinder :rofl

Well it does have an extra cylinder :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By LuciferMutt
I think this bike looks great and I hope Kawi...

I think this bike looks great and I hope Kawi sells a lot. I'm not a cruiser guy, but I'd own this as a second motorcycle for toodling around back roads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,876
Posted By LuciferMutt
Stop doing this on the street. (dirt riding is...

Stop doing this on the street. (dirt riding is totally different). One day soon you will push a hard part into the pavement and lever the tires off the ground and you will lowside (at best). You...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By LuciferMutt
You aren't going to find grade 10 stainless...

You aren't going to find grade 10 stainless anything. In fact, there is no "Grade 10" at all. There is grade 5, 8 and metric 10.9 (among others). Use plated/coated steel hardware if you need...
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