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Forum: Road warriors Today, 02:28 AM
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Posted By YZEtc
Just bumping this thread up. A couple weeks...

Just bumping this thread up.

A couple weeks ago, my bike got quite a shock:

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/051615fz07f%20003_zpsen0si8np.jpg

This past Sunday, I was pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I agree - call and ask. The annual insurance...

I agree - call and ask.
The annual insurance cost of my FZ-07 is in line and very reasonable (if you can call the insurance industry reasonable ;) ).

I believe the FZ designation is what throws...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
If my memory serves, it is beneath the painted...

If my memory serves, it is beneath the painted plastic side cover over the left-hand side of the fuel tank.

Go onto the FZ07.org forum and do a search on the subject because that's where I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Gots to ride before winter hits, again. No...

Gots to ride before winter hits, again.
No time to waste. :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I took your advice: ...

I took your advice:

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/050915fz07f_zpshe2yg4cn.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 02:44 AM
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Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Thank you for the tip. :)

Thank you for the tip. :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Lookin' sharp. I'm wondering if I should...

Lookin' sharp.

I'm wondering if I should get an aftermarket exhaust for my FZ-07, too.
Also, which one?
I want torque and not anything loud enough to wake the dead.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
As far as I can tell, it's ultimately up to who...

As far as I can tell, it's ultimately up to who is in charge and calling the shots within the dealership and what the dealership methods are like.
They are all bound to certain rules put down by...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Yes, I'm quite happy with my FZ-07. In fact,...

Yes, I'm quite happy with my FZ-07.
In fact, it's one of the most, if not THE most, fun street bikes I've owned.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 03:09 AM
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Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I have one. What you want to know?

I have one.
What you want to know?
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
I already have a copy of the WR250FV (2006)...

I already have a copy of the WR250FV (2006) Owners Service Manual, and no FI in sight.
I want to make sure I'm not missing something.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
Sure. First, I'm getting the feeling that...

Sure.

First, I'm getting the feeling that you are saying Yamaha sold 2006 model WR250F motorcycles that had FI, meaning that you could walk into a Yamaha motorcycle dealer and buy a 2006 model...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
Not true.

Not true.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 05:25 PM
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Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
Proof of this?

Proof of this?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
First fuel injected WR250F is the 2015 model.

First fuel injected WR250F is the 2015 model.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
You can read about who Bayle rode for here: ...

You can read about who Bayle rode for here:

http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/halloffame/detail.aspx?RacerID=126
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Traxxion Dynamics has two fork options: ...

Traxxion Dynamics has two fork options:

1) A kit that puts different springs, different damper rods, and Emulators
inside your FZ-07 forks.

2) AK-20 cartridge kit to convert the fork...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I owned a new 2007 SV650K7, and now have an...

I owned a new 2007 SV650K7, and now have an FZ-07.

The short version is the FZ-07 is like a smaller-feeling and lighter SV with more torque down low and mucho better front brakes, especially with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13,031
Views: 866,929
Posted By YZEtc
Bring a shovel to make a path from paved road to...

Bring a shovel to make a path from paved road to the trail, or maybe just jump over it. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 01:38 AM
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Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
It's covered in detail on page 10-7 of the FZ07F...

It's covered in detail on page 10-7 of the FZ07F Owner's Manual on FZ-07s sold here in the USA.
It says that the original limited warranty (1 year) is transferrable from the original purchaser to a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13,031
Views: 866,929
Posted By YZEtc
Without removing the forks and doing a proper oil...

Without removing the forks and doing a proper oil change, I'd be concerned with leaving air trapped within the fork while trying to set the oil level, only to later have that trapped air rise to the...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
That, plus Mike Kiedrowski vs. Mike LaRocco.

That, plus Mike Kiedrowski vs. Mike LaRocco.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
I felt the 450 main was a bit of a snoozer. ...

I felt the 450 main was a bit of a snoozer.

Dungey got his win for the season, but I doubt this is any kind of turning over of a new leaf, resurgence, or start of his domination, and it's my...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
Johnson Ward Lechien

Johnson
Ward
Lechien
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
And the wheelie contest down the start straight.

And the wheelie contest down the start straight.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:31 AM
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Views: 158,535
Posted By YZEtc
Watched the 450 final this morning, and my...

Watched the 450 final this morning, and my opinion to the whole Reed/Canard incident is that Reed's temper got the better of him, and that poetic justice would be Canard simply beating Reed next...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I estimate a 10-degree reduction in rotation,...

I estimate a 10-degree reduction in rotation, which is quite a difference while riding.
It's not hard at all to install.

When and if you do, just remember that you need to dial-in more...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I used a genuine Yamaha part from the 2006...

I used a genuine Yamaha part from the 2006 YZF-R6V, and here's the Yamaha part number:

2C0-26240-00-00

Reduces the required twist noticeably.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
That's funny. That publication liked those...

That's funny.
That publication liked those tires in 2010.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/product-reviews/tyres/2010/apr1510-new-bridgestone-bt-023-impresses-/
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
What's wrong with the BT023? Mine came with...

What's wrong with the BT023?
Mine came with those and they feel like a decent tire.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
I'd test it for increases in intake noise (OK if...

I'd test it for increases in intake noise (OK if not annoying) and water reaching the airbox/air filter element while riding in the rain or splashing through standing water.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
Looks like a fun project. The rear fender has...

Looks like a fun project.
The rear fender has the adjustable angle feature, I see.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
If your heel is higher than the footpeg while...

If your heel is higher than the footpeg while riding, I doubt there would be contact.
That's how I position my feet on the footpegs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,242
Posted By YZEtc
I have a 2002 model, myself. I also rode...

I have a 2002 model, myself.

I also rode a TT-600K back in the day.
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Well, at least he had cool sneakers.

Well, at least he had cool sneakers.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Not sure why triples popped up, but CP2 is the...

Not sure why triples popped up, but CP2 is the twin-cylindered FZ-07.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Are you talking about the metal below the cover...

Are you talking about the metal below the cover in question, behind the footrest?
If so, that's another metal part the footpeg mounts to.
See post #1096 at the top of this page.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
Yessirree, not least is the CP2 design, the...

Yessirree, not least is the CP2 design, the Crossplane positioning of the crank pins, giving the uneven firing order and the feel of a V-Twin or even a big Thumper.
To me, it is this feature,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
You don't realize just how small it is until you...

You don't realize just how small it is until you see it in person.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 301,136
Posted By YZEtc
FZ-07 Engine Pics

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/FZ07FEngine2_zps84bfbcad.jpg

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/FZ07FEngine1_zpse6f0fed3.jpg

The engine was inside a Plexiglas box,...
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