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Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I went from a 1200 Bandit to a 2014 TV4R in March...

I went from a 1200 Bandit to a 2014 TV4R in March and I don't feel like I'm missing out on anything in the mid-range. I use the Tuono for my daily rider and it hasn't missed a beat. The ABS is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I like that they are doing something with the...

I like that they are doing something with the grahpics.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Disconnected the flapper valve today on the V4. ...

Disconnected the flapper valve today on the V4. Gives a nice throaty idle. Will see how the mileage fairs.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Update...no service codes stored and haven't seen...

Update...no service codes stored and haven't seen a repeat of the issue yet. Time will tell I suppose. The bike still runs great and it came with free road side assistance ala Road America. I guess...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Coming back from Calgary yesterday and got the...

Coming back from Calgary yesterday and got the Urgent Service Code. Pulled over and slipped it into neutral. Bike was revving from idle to 4k over and over. Shut it off for a few mins and cycled the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Did over 700 miles yesterday from Seattle to...

Did over 700 miles yesterday from Seattle to Calgary on my 2014 tuono, without a hiccup. Average moving speed of 64 mph and a claimed avg 40 mpg, so says the onboard computer. My body feels great...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I tested them out this morning and they do indeed...

I tested them out this morning and they do indeed self cancel. The length of time it takes for that to happen makes the feature seem more like a fail safe if you forget to cancel them yourself rather...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
This is true...Swithing power modes on the fly...

This is true...Swithing power modes on the fly was awkward for about the first day of ownership but no problem at all now.Navagating the APRC menu was the same deal. Self cancelling signals is news...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I wouldn't say that... I ride this thing all over...

I wouldn't say that... I ride this thing all over the city with out issue (except for heat in stop/go situations)c but coming from a 1200 Bandit a little more bottom end grunt couldn't hurt. It is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I am thinking about a smaller front sprocket...

I am thinking about a smaller front sprocket though. No real need for 160+ top end
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Not at this time..In reality the bike is loud...

Not at this time..In reality the bike is loud enough and I'm not having any issues with engine breaking....By the same token, Ill probably leave the stock exhaust as well...The bike works well and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Not your cup of tea, I take it?

Not your cup of tea, I take it?
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I was shopping for a twin when that bastard...

I was shopping for a twin when that bastard dealer put the keys to a v4 in my hands. I'll never forgive him.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Bump to breath some life back into this thread

Bump to breath some life back into this thread
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,151
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Here is my newest addition

http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww353/daronpurcell/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg (http://s735.photobucket.com/user/daronpurcell/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
There are tail bags/tank bags and hepco becker...

There are tail bags/tank bags and hepco becker makes some soft panniers/racks as well as a plate that replaces the pillion seat to mount a top box to

Check out AF1 racing for parts and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Yeah, the screen makes 70+ mph cruising much more...

Yeah, the screen makes 70+ mph cruising much more comfortable. Still takes a bit of neck muscle at 100+ though
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Here's mine with MRA touring screen and Evotech...

Here's mine with MRA touring screen and Evotech tail tidy
http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww353/daronpurcell/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I have about 3k miles on the TuonoV4 now and only...

I have about 3k miles on the TuonoV4 now and only see 24mpg on in town commutes with a heavy wrist and plently of plus 100 runs and hard take offs...After break in I see about 38mpg when not riding...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,277
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I picked up the 2014 APRC version in white a few...

I picked up the 2014 APRC version in white a few months ago. What a machine! I swapped out the seat for the sport gel version from Aprilia but don't see any real improvement. But truth be told, the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I ended up just getting a top case to act as a...

I ended up just getting a top case to act as a back rest for 2up days on my first gen bandit
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,422
Views: 2,160,179
Posted By TexanInSeattle
The Guys at Redline seem to always have some...

The Guys at Redline seem to always have some tasty bikes on hand...Anyone had any dealings with them?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,335
Posted By TexanInSeattle
You should bury them deeper

You should bury them deeper
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,184
Posted By TexanInSeattle
If you are tight on the FJR then this bike will...

If you are tight on the FJR then this bike will be a bit worse
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,201
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Tell me more about fitting that swingarm.

Tell me more about fitting that swingarm.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,201
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Here is my 2000 1200s

http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww353/daronpurcell/IMG_7696.jpg (http://s735.photobucket.com/user/daronpurcell/media/IMG_7696.jpg.html)
Stage 1 holeshot jet kit/2bros exhaust and -1t on the front...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,551
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Put some taller bars on there and some lowers on...

Put some taller bars on there and some lowers on the windjammer to cover the radiator and call it a day
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,372
Posted By TexanInSeattle
So, DON'T come downtown....contest the ticket and...

So, DON'T come downtown....contest the ticket and explain yourself via mail or even online.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,449
Posted By TexanInSeattle
1200 bandit is locknut and the 1250s are...

1200 bandit is locknut and the 1250s are shim/bucket
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
The '01 1200's were the oil burners but check out...

The '01 1200's were the oil burners but check out maximum-suzuki for a vin listing of smokers.

Check that the oil doesn't smell of fuel. Somewhat common issue is for the vacuume petcock to fail,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
1250 is shim and bucket

1250 is shim and bucket
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 581,439
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I took the trip up to Woodinville on Sat as well....

I took the trip up to Woodinville on Sat as well. The red was nice but the grey with the purple wheels really did it for me. My only complaint was the header, it's just so ugly. The rest of the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Just ordered a new chain and sprocket set. Went...

Just ordered a new chain and sprocket set. Went with a 14th front sprocket this time. Anyone here have any experience with that setup?
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Too subjective. In what state of tune? I don't...

Too subjective. In what state of tune? I don't think a stock 1st gen bandit exists. Mine has a stage 1 kits and pipe with +5 deg advancer. I have seen GPS verified 135 (on a closed course) and felt...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
No experience with the 600 either but i'm pushing...

No experience with the 600 either but i'm pushing 45k miles on my B12 without a hitch
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Haven't you heard? 80 is the new 50

Haven't you heard? 80 is the new 50
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,950
Posted By TexanInSeattle
I would love to see this engine used in a smaller...

I would love to see this engine used in a smaller bike like a Scout version of the HD XR1200
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,070
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Wow, that looks a LOT like the Suzuki GS1400...

Wow, that looks a LOT like the Suzuki GS1400 (also not available in the states)

http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r392/greedyoneandonly/bikes/80060007_GSX1400_K7_C1.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,307,635
Posted By TexanInSeattle
89 gsxr 750 engine parts FREE in South Seattle/Burien

case

crank

tranny

cylinders

Free...you pick it up
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 566,583
Posted By TexanInSeattle
Hey jub-jub, check with the guys over at...

Hey jub-jub, check with the guys over at maximum-suzuki.com

They may have a solution for you.
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