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Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
All Balls has a bearing conversion chart for...

All Balls has a bearing conversion chart for switching out the triples. Switching to modern forks with the triples, forks, calipers, etc would be the best bet. Being a fith gen you would lose the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
So if I'm a bad person, I'll be reincarnated as...

So if I'm a bad person, I'll be reincarnated as your rear shock? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,284
Posted By seantx
Modern. All day, every day. Cars, bikes, houses,...

Modern. All day, every day. Cars, bikes, houses, pretty much anything.

I like nice things that work, almost without exception things are improved on over time. More difficult to repair? Not...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,860
Posted By seantx
That was my first thought as well. If that...

That was my first thought as well.
If that ride was through a dealer they really did themselves a disservice by not making sure the tires were properly inflated. Low tire pressure will make even a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
Oh wow. Very nice! :clap

Oh wow. Very nice! :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,410
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, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,410
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, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,703
Posted By seantx
:puke2

:puke2
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 192,287
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, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,454
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, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,454
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, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,454
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, 09:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,487
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, 07:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,487
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, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
Reg/rec What do I win?

Reg/rec

What do I win?
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
I'll take them. Thanks!

I'll take them.
Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 07:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,929
Posted By seantx
It's a gen 6.5.

It's a gen 6.5.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,454
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, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 03:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,703
Posted By seantx
Well done! :evil

Well done!

:evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 979,714
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, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,929
Posted By seantx
:1drink

:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,754
Posted By seantx
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,929
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, 07:51 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,076
Posted By seantx
Excellent and inspirational work. :clap

Excellent and inspirational work. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
Posted By seantx
Pretty. :raabia

Pretty. :raabia
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,262
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,262
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, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,721
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...
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