Cheep Bike Challenge <$1500

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by nedodjija, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. MacMcMacmac

    MacMcMacmac Struttin' n frettin'

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    I recommended one to a guy at work who was selling his VFR when his regulator died. Worked perfectly. It will work with any three phase permanent magnet type alternator.
  2. zilla

    zilla Long timer

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    I've got a good battery for it, i'll check things out, but if the charging system is working, i'm going to leave it alone. PO did put a new stator in it. Petcock is on the list.

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  3. shakeybone

    shakeybone Long timer

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    If the PO replaced the stator you might still want to upgrade to a series regulator like the Polaris to prolong the life of the stator. The original shunt regulator my have lead to the demise of the original stator.
  4. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    I've had good luck with MOSFET style regulator rectifiers. I've never tried a series unit.
  5. Sir Denis Eton-Hogg

    Sir Denis Eton-Hogg Tap into America

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    $300 woo hoo IMG_0079.JPG
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  6. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    The Samsonite cases are worth that. You scored.

    Edit: I just looked beyond the cases into the deep recesses of your garage.
    Some interesting bikes in there.

    2nd. Edit: I count at least 15 bikes, and a couple of shelved two stroke engines, one of which is a Daytona Special. Are there bikes to go with those engines ?

    And I can't see what's behind you...

    I'm just a wee bit envious, just thought you ought to know.
  7. Sir Denis Eton-Hogg

    Sir Denis Eton-Hogg Tap into America

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    See how smart you are by naming what you can see
  8. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    Going clockwise, starting with the ST on the left:
    ST1100
    No idea what's under the cover, sorry.
    '79 CBX
    two GSXRs around the '86 vintage
    RD500 ?
    CB1100 to the right of the RD
    Seca Turbo
    VFR1000R
    Ninja 900
    Ninja 1000
    ZX7R
    FZR600/1000 ?
    GL1000
  9. Sir Denis Eton-Hogg

    Sir Denis Eton-Hogg Tap into America

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    Going clockwise, starting with the ST on the left:
    ST1100 Yep
    No idea what's under the cover, sorry. 500 Gamma
    '79 CBX Yep
    two GSXRs around the '86 vintage Yep 88 1100 87 750
    RD500 ? Yep
    CB1100 to the right of the RD RC30
    Seca Turbo GL1200
    VFR1000R Yep
    Ninja 900 Yep
    Ninja 1000 Another ST
    ZX7R Yep
    FZR600/1000 ? 1000
    GL1000 Yep

    Plus there's a VF750 behind the GPz900R and completely obscured is a GS550 between the RC30 and the VF1000R.

    Good job.

    Bikes I have, time and money I do not.
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  10. Sir Denis Eton-Hogg

    Sir Denis Eton-Hogg Tap into America

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    A bit of video

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  11. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    So I have a passing score. Cool.
  12. zilla

    zilla Long timer

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    That's no lie! between my place and a storage unit, I have 12.
  13. Sir Denis Eton-Hogg

    Sir Denis Eton-Hogg Tap into America

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    The two engines are both GT250s, one 1971, one is 1976, one is the ram air cooled thing, the other isn't, the bikes got spread around the planet via eBay. Seemed no one wanted the engines so I just put them on the shelf and forgot about them.
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    Dorzok Long timer

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    of all the sucks in the world you suck the most.
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  15. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    Dangit, the Ram Air tricked me.
  16. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    But, how many can he ride at once anyway. ;)
  17. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    Those grapes are really sour, aren't they ?
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  18. bmwhacker

    bmwhacker Still on 3 wheels

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    Ahhhh.....a garage like heaven!
  19. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    And I thought I had a shop full with six GS500E, a V Star 650 Classic, and a CB500X.
  20. mglsite

    mglsite Been here awhile

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    My pants just got tight. Talk about motorcycle porn.