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Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By seantx
I'm aware. What I'm also finding is there are...

I'm aware. What I'm also finding is there are some 2nd gen 1000 and 1100 bikes out there for not much more than the parts to fix the starter. Sort of having an argument with myself if I should fix...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By seantx
I'm in. Have an 82 750 in the shop right now. ...

I'm in. Have an 82 750 in the shop right now.

Fantastic engine with a dumpster fire of a starter attached to it.
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 343,809
Posted By seantx
:puke2

:puke2
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 174,484
Posted By seantx
Try looking for steel unistrut. Find a place...

Try looking for steel unistrut. Find a place local to you that does plumbing work for large or commercial buildings and ask them where they buy it. Very strong and fairly cheap. Also gives you a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
That pic really has me scratching my head. ...

That pic really has me scratching my head.

He raised the tube in the triples, lowering the front end, then installed risers to pretty much put the bars where they were? Is that what we're looking...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,281
Posted By seantx
Tore into the compressor tonight. Removed the...

Tore into the compressor tonight.
Removed the cover and right on top was a blown glass type fuse. Replaced the fuse and it fired up. It ran up to max pressure and shut down as normal. Dropped the...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,281
Posted By seantx
Mine was completely empty. I might set to it...

Mine was completely empty.
I might set to it with a multimeter and see if I can find anything. Or I might just stare at it and swear under my breath for a few weeks before tossing it. Could go...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,281
Posted By seantx
Major fail. 3 gal 1/3hp compressor. Needed a...

Major fail. 3 gal 1/3hp compressor.
Needed a small compressor for the garage after moving the bigger one into the shop. Bought this one, used it once and worked fine. Went to use it again about a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,619
Posted By seantx
Very true. Mine is 13 years old with 30k and...

Very true. Mine is 13 years old with 30k and still feels like a Swiss watch. The build quality is nothing short of incredible.
At the same time its not valid to compare the CBR to a bike that costs...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,619
Posted By seantx
Trick question. Nothing compares to a VFR. :evil ...

Trick question. Nothing compares to a VFR. :evil

That RWB model on the first page looks dead sexy.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
That's the cleanest 500 I've seen. Impressive!

That's the cleanest 500 I've seen. Impressive!
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
The new sig line is :lol3 Put a tank bag on...

The new sig line is :lol3

Put a tank bag on it and you won't see the khaki paint when you're riding it. Will be like an ugly chick with the lights off.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Agreed. I own a 5th gen but have a friend with a...

Agreed. I own a 5th gen but have a friend with a 6th and have ridden it quite a bit. The transition is noticeable but hardly a distraction. If you're wailing on it you're going to be above the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
My 01 has half as many miles but I'm always...

My 01 has half as many miles but I'm always amazed at how tight it is. Rode a Z1000 Kawi (07 I think) with 8k this weekend and it felt like a rattle trap compared to my bike. Fast tho.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Lies! There are no hills between Austin and FL....

Lies!
There are no hills between Austin and FL.

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Reg/rec What do I win?

Reg/rec

What do I win?
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
I'll take them. Thanks!

I'll take them.
Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
That black and white is just straight up sexy!

That black and white is just straight up sexy!
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,132
Posted By seantx
It's a gen 6.5.

It's a gen 6.5.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Your 01 is identical to mine. What luggage racks...

Your 01 is identical to mine. What luggage racks are you using? Any pics handy?

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,281
Posted By seantx
I can vouch for the impact above as well. 100%...

I can vouch for the impact above as well. 100% recommended.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
You got you ur Grail bike. :freaky Its...

You got you ur Grail bike. :freaky Its beautiful. Just about any Honda in the rwb livery looks good to me.

Congrats!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,607
Posted By seantx
Well done! :evil

Well done!

:evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 935,285
Posted By seantx
It's CLEAN and the price isn't bad either. ...

It's CLEAN and the price isn't bad either.
Would be a long day of driving but doable from here.
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
I would happily swap my low mid-pipe for your...

I would happily swap my low mid-pipe for your high one. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,132
Posted By seantx
:1drink

:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,906
Posted By seantx
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,132
Posted By seantx
ABS and some of the other electronics would be...

ABS and some of the other electronics would be nice.

This one is 13 years old and still brings a smile to my face every time I ride it. Gear whine, non-VTEC, FI. As it should be.

Crappy pic...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 21,250
Posted By seantx
Excellent and inspirational work. :clap

Excellent and inspirational work. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Pretty. :raabia

Pretty. :raabia
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,808
Posted By seantx
We live in different worlds. :D From...

We live in different worlds. :D

From Beaumont to El Paso is about 1k miles on I-10. If you pull out a map and a straight edge and measure it, its about 1k miles. Very efficient when the goal is...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,808
Posted By seantx
Wait. Is it really 250 miles to hit the four...

Wait. Is it really 250 miles to hit the four corners of RI?
Never been to your state but it seems like you could pull this off before breakfast one day.

Sorry for the OT and certainly not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Nice. And I noticed those wheels too. ...

Nice. And I noticed those wheels too.

Don't get the "I don't need more power" mantra. It's like complaining about a girl that makes too much money, cooks to well and won't get her face out of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Maybe that didn't come out right. I wasn't...

Maybe that didn't come out right. I wasn't quibbling numbers, just stating that the diff between this and a 6th is REALLY close. Considering the first VTEC powered VFRs came out 12 model years ago,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
It looks like the sum of a night of passion...

It looks like the sum of a night of passion between a 5th and 6th gen. (5th gen was pitching of course.)

Specs are close to a 6th gen VTEC motor, more rounded fairings - closer to 5th gen, low...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-07-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By seantx
Yep. I had the 2t 50. It was a kick for what it...

Yep. I had the 2t 50. It was a kick for what it was, as long as you weren't on it for more than 20 miles or so.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-06-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By seantx
Thanks Jerry. I really don't want a...

Thanks Jerry.

I really don't want a monstrosity but don't want to be rolled up in a ball either. How is the leg room and reach to the bars?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-06-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By seantx
Zuma 50 vs 125

Had a Zuma 50 for a while and just didn't bond with it. With a pipe and 80cc kit the performance was fine, but the seating position was just awful for me. (6'2", 210)

How are the ergos on the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 508,906
Posted By seantx
Meh. They had it right, then the 6th gen came...

Meh. They had it right, then the 6th gen came along. :amazon :lol3

http://i39.tinypic.com/34hul39.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,281
Posted By seantx
If he's willing to throw it all on the line for a...

If he's willing to throw it all on the line for a HF item, I'm dying to know what it is so I can recommend it here. :lol3
...
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