Thread: Suzuki VX 800
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:08 PM   #128
Air cooled runnin' mon
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Originally Posted by M@gneto View Post
Absolutely, highjacking accepted and encouraged. I'm glad to see so many people interested in this build. I know several have mentioned having a VX or previously having one and pretty much everyone agrees it is a great bike.
Can you give us a rundown of why you replaced the VX and what you miss about her (or what you don't miss)?

Actually, it was a pretty good bike. It didn't suffer too much from the rear hub spline problem and I kept it lubed. Carbs were really finicky though. Replaced both brake rotors and brake lines with braided. Replaced pads with EBC HH and a fork brace. That battery was sure expensive! Had the factory rear rack(not in the pictures). I was looking for something a bit older, chrome fenders, air cooled. Here's an older picture.

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