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Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,332
Posted By TINK
STOP IT, Mike. My R100S has not seen the light of...

STOP IT, Mike. My R100S has not seen the light of day in over a month... and I'm suppose to be retired and riding my bikes every day... what's wrong with THAT picture? TINK
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Rick's R/R

As preventative maintenance I went ahead and installed a Rick's regulator rectifier.

With OEM R/R there was no charging below 3.000 rpm, which was concerning.

The Rick's R/R is running 14.6v...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,425
Posted By TINK
Good People

Just go to show ya; motorcycle people are good people. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 762,223
Posted By TINK
Nice shot! I'm loving my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe too....

Nice shot! I'm loving my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe too. TINK http://www.photosbytink.com/cb1100/
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
For me, the ZERO Gravity Double Bubble works...

For me, the ZERO Gravity Double Bubble works great. sends the air higher than the stock screen, thus reducing the noise and turbulence.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Gloves are deer skin (faded badly). I have been...

Gloves are deer skin (faded badly). I have been using deer skin gloves for many years. Great feel, reasonable crash protection.
The rag is simply a wool cap, it was in the 30's that morning......
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
rockstorephotos.com

Weeeeeeeeeee....

http://www.photosbytink.com/rockstorephotos/images/image/07_D8C4072_edit-1_900pix.JPG
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
8th Gen is still the same old VTEC engine :puke1...

8th Gen is still the same old VTEC engine :puke1 in a new dress.
I specifically went with the 5th Gen because it DOES NOT HAVE VTEC.
Can you tell I'm not VTEC fan?
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Bungee Loops

Very observant, viajero. Yes, they are additional bungee attachment points. I found that the frankenbolts will really only hold one of the rubber coated bungee hook securely, so, I added a second...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Y2K VFR on Topanga Canyon Road with the San...

Y2K VFR on Topanga Canyon Road with the San Fernando Valley in the background. VFR turned over 20,000 miles on the ride home.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Early morning ride down PCH; quick pic of the...

Early morning ride down PCH; quick pic of the Y2K VFR with Huntington Beach pier and Catalina Island in the background. I sure love So Cal "winters".
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Ride Her

Went for a 100+ mile ride today. Mostly freeway :puke1 but that's LA for ya.
Bike is very comfortable, very quick, very smooth. :thumb
Heli bars and foot peg lowering blocks made the day a joy....
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
BMW grips

Added my favorite BMW sport grips; part# 32721458395 & 32721458396

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t31.0-8/10838120_10204381464994352_3874203929402135148_o.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
film

Pic shot with "film" camera.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Fitting the VFR

I'm 60, and not as flexible as I once was. I too worried about being comfortable on the VFR. One of the (in hindsight, foolish) reasons I sold my 2001 VFR was because the bike ergos always felt...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Todays Adventures...

Got up early and went after the brake calipers. Wanted to really clean them, inspect the brake pads up close, and lube the brake caliper slide point pins.

I quickly found out that the left front...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Omg!

OMG, OMG, OMG... this bike is A M A Z I N G ! ! !

Went for my first real ride today. Just 50 miles, but WOW, I love this bike. :D

TINK
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Time to Ride

Plastic is all back on, all systems check out A-OK :thumb, time to go for a ride. :ricky
Work tomorrow :(:, so I'll have to wait until Friday.:lurk

TINK
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Brake Bleed Complete!

Yes friends, the Linked Brake Bleeding is finished!

I read the manual 5 times, read everything on the internet, worried about this and that... and in the end it's easier to do it than to think...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
It's A L I V E ! ! !

Yes my friends, the VFR LIVES!
Got the tank back on, etc., went for a short ride to the gas station... I LOVE THIS BIKE :raabia.
TINK
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Sooooooo Close!

Almost done...
Got the air box back on... THAT was a PITA!
Just need to put the gas tank back on and test fire the engine.
Still need to burp the cooling system, but I'm confident the cooling...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Time!

TIME! Hoses are on! YES!!! :freaky

Taking a break, will tackle the throttle body install tomorrow.

Next up; bleed the brakes/clutch. :puke1

TINK
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Rainy Day Projects

Raining here today, time to do some more work on the VFR...
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Bmw r100s

Say Jim I see you have a BMW Airhead too. I have a 1979 R100S and a 1973 R60/5 Toaster Tank > http://www.photosbytink.com/project-s/ http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999895

TINK
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Too many hoses...

Pop quiz; how many hoses does a 5th Gen VFR have... hint, more than a Baker's Dozen. :lol3
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
A work in progress...

https://scontent-b-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t31.0-8/10750082_10204275063774388_3775832987036530242_o.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,332
Posted By TINK
Very cool. Never seen on here in So Cal.

Very cool. Never seen on here in So Cal.
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,332
Posted By TINK
What is THAT!? :eek1

What is THAT!? :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Houston, The Thermostat Has Landed

Well, got the thermostat extracted. Some photos:

THERE SHE IS! :freaky
http://www.photosbytink.com/vfr/thermostat_03_resize.jpg

Leak found. :thumb...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Hosed...

I went ahead and ordered a complete set of cooling system hoses as preventative maintenance.
I figured that trusting 15 year old hoses is not a wise move.
Besides, I REALLY do not want to have to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
New Rubber for my Baby!

PR4's have arrived!
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Where oh where is that thermostat?

Having some fun now! Need to get to the thermostat housing to repair a small coolent leak on my new-to-me 2000 VFR800.
The thermostat is conveniently (convenient for no one) located underneath...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
No Regrets

I too had a 2001, that I sold :cry Missed it so much I bought this 2000. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Coolent Leak Verified

Put the pressure tester on the system this morning to locate the coolent leak. It's official, coolent leak is at the thermostat. Next; pull the tank/airbox/throttle body... fun stuff :huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Pilot Road 4

Ordered a new set of Michelin Pilot Road 4 to replace the 10 year old Pilot Road 1.0 that are on the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Pics

http://www.photosbytink.com/VFR/2014-12-02_VFR800.jpg
http://www.photosbytink.com/VFR/2014-12-02_VFR800_02.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
Loctite Queen

Still slowly working on deferred maintenance and mods...

Heli bars are on, still need to fine tune them.

Reworked the wiring in the tail where the PO added Hyperlites and running lamps. Now...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
dino1, did you shim your side stand to clear the...

dino1, did you shim your side stand to clear the lowered pegs?
TINK
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
I went with a Signal Dynamics Head's Up™ Voltage...

I went with a Signal Dynamics Head's Up™ Voltage Monitor.
http://www.signaldynamics.com/heads-up-voltage-monitor/
Had one on my 2005 ST1100 which had the early low amp charging system.
I like the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,544
Posted By TINK
"75"! You're my hero. At 60 I still act like I'm...

"75"! You're my hero. At 60 I still act like I'm 14... by 75 perhaps I'll act like a 16 year old. LOL
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