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Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I was getting scratches on my tank in that area...

I was getting scratches on my tank in that area so the pads have stopped that. I've also found that on steep descents I will grip the tank with my knees (not my nuts) to relieve some of the pressure...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I've had the pads on a chrome tank for about a...

I've had the pads on a chrome tank for about a year. You just peel off a backing and press them firmly in place. I think the instructions said not to ride the bike for a day, but I may be off on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,414
Posted By fireflyr
I agree about the bashing. I respect your opinion...

I agree about the bashing. I respect your opinion but most of the things you list about the Griso endear me to it. I've had plenty of Hondas over the years but few of them had much personality. I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,414
Posted By fireflyr
Honda couldn't make a Harley, so what makes you...

Honda couldn't make a Harley, so what makes you think they could produce something so unbelievably un-complex as a Moto Guzzi. I fear the day Moto Guzzi tries to produce a Honda.

Oh yeah, it IS...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 271,935
Posted By fireflyr
no mas. ...

no mas.

http://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_dP5V7vYxqKS_600x450.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 271,935
Posted By fireflyr
http://fresno.craigslist.org/mcy/4733351862.html...

http://fresno.craigslist.org/mcy/4733351862.html (http://fresno.craigslist.org/mcy/4733351862.html)

I think I'm the dumbass here because I actually like it in some hipster doofus kind of way. It...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By fireflyr
Sounds like the area isn't venting properly, you...

Sounds like the area isn't venting properly, you say there is a vacuum that is sucking the gasket in?

pat
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 271,935
Posted By fireflyr
http://appleton.craigslist.org/mcy/4706093493.html...

http://appleton.craigslist.org/mcy/4706093493.html (http://appleton.craigslist.org/mcy/4706093493.html)

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
http://i61.tinypic.com/sgprv5.jpg I like...

http://i61.tinypic.com/sgprv5.jpg

I like what you've done with your bike. That's really the beauty of these V7's; they are pretty much a clean slate that you can modify at will. Don't like the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,438,654
Posted By fireflyr
I have a John Deere, and I have a Moto Guzzi, but...

I have a John Deere, and I have a Moto Guzzi, but I'll be go to hell if I'm going to paint either one to match the other.
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,157
Posted By fireflyr
Yes and yes AND I have man-boobs. What's your...

Yes and yes AND I have man-boobs. What's your point?:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I checked my oil at 5000 miles and was a little...

I checked my oil at 5000 miles and was a little low so I went ahead and changed it. I haven't noticed any drop since then and am at about 6600 miles. On the next oil change I plan on installing the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee191/fireflyr_...

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee191/fireflyr_photos/Moto%20Guzzi/6A498C12-E120-4094-9A93-6206C8A448F2_zpsedo6skz4.jpg

Installed the new $25 chin spoiler from AF1.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By fireflyr
Guzzitech 2 into 1. ...

Guzzitech 2 into 1.

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee191/fireflyr_photos/p51_zps4ce72a60.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By fireflyr
Funniest thing I've read on ADV :rofl:beer

Funniest thing I've read on ADV :rofl:beer
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By fireflyr
I saw a loud pipe pull a young child from a...

I saw a loud pipe pull a young child from a rushing river, so don't tell me loud pipes don't save lives.

This is a stupid thread.:evil but fun.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By fireflyr
I have a loud pipe. I have not been killed. ...

I have a loud pipe. I have not been killed. Ergo, loud pipe save life.

:norton:norton:norton

I can't speak for the rest of you, besides, I love the sound on my bike, not yours.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 250,529
Posted By fireflyr
MG is really missing the boat in not releasing a...

MG is really missing the boat in not releasing a big bore tribute to the LM1. What an iconic bike, thanks for posting.

Pat
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 250,529
Posted By fireflyr
NSFW! What is wrong with you? I'm going to have...

NSFW! What is wrong with you? I'm going to have to look at pictures of UJMs for twenty minutes before I can stand up.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,307
Posted By fireflyr
I'd be hard pressed to kick ANY of them out of...

I'd be hard pressed to kick ANY of them out of bed at this stage of my life.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,971
Posted By fireflyr
Your soul.

Your soul.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
A lot louder than stock. When I get home I'll...

A lot louder than stock. When I get home I'll use a DB app on my iPhone at 20' and 4000rpm and see what it is.
I don't know how else to quantify it. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
It's loud but not too bad. It was worth it for...

It's loud but not too bad. It was worth it for the sound alone. I had Todd reflash the ECU so it runs a lot better too.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
That's why all the ...................:deal ...

That's why all the ...................:deal

Innovation isn't why I bought a V7. I wanted a reliable retro-bike and this is perfect for me. Ride one of the current bikes and see if it satisfies...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 646,520
Posted By fireflyr
http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griso/...

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griso/i-WzvNxTL/0/L/IMG_0305-L.jpg

That thing is BALLS. Want.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Here's a thread on Guzzi Tech: ...

Here's a thread on Guzzi Tech:

http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/newer-small-block-for-2015.12395/ (http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/newer-small-block-for-2015.12395/)

Talk of a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Or you could get a leftover '13 now and not wait...

Or you could get a leftover '13 now and not wait at all............:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
No worries. The re-flash is the best bang for...

No worries. The re-flash is the best bang for the buck out of all the mods. It's amazing that Moto Guzzi leaves that much improvement off the table. Too bad you can't take it to Todd personally.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Instructions from Todd: ...

Instructions from Todd:

http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/13-v7-throttle-body-ecu-removal.11781/ (http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/13-v7-throttle-body-ecu-removal.11781/)
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I'm not sure about that but it does pass over...

I'm not sure about that but it does pass over that black cross-bar. You can give Todd a call at Guzzi Tech, he'd be able to answer that question for you. Maybe this picture can help.

Pat
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRmPx--tThA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRmPx--tThA

Not sure if I got this right.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Had Todd install his new Guzzi Tech 2 into 1 on...

Had Todd install his new Guzzi Tech 2 into 1 on my V7 Monday. At the same time he remapped the fueling. Good Gawd what a difference in the bike.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I did not know that, thanks.

I did not know that, thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Is the top clamp different on the Stone? The...

Is the top clamp different on the Stone? The Racer doesn't have the ability to bolt on a set of standard bars (or am I all fupped up?)
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Thanks. At this point I guess it really doesn't...

Thanks. At this point I guess it really doesn't matter. The stainless is a vast improvement over the chrome.
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,611
Posted By fireflyr
Laugh Awesome. Thanks for both pictures. I couldn't...

Awesome. Thanks for both pictures. I couldn't wheelie a CRF450 so I will print out the later pic and hang it on the fridge.
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,611
Posted By fireflyr
....and I'm stuck on a fire in Kernville. At this...

....and I'm stuck on a fire in Kernville. At this rate it may be Christmas before I get mine installed. Any chance getting a pic from the front? Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
I have to get over to Todd's place to pick up my...

I have to get over to Todd's place to pick up my 2 into 1 and to get the ECU reflashed. Love the sound of that 2/2. Question: did you reflash? I was hoping to avoid the discoloration on the head...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 232,133
Posted By fireflyr
Still waiting on the hate part. So far, all...

Still waiting on the hate part. So far, all love.:evil

Oops, quoted the wrong one; "Why do I keep thinking I'm gonna wind up in a love / hate relationship with a Guzzi?"
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,836
Posted By fireflyr
I'm with you; easy maintenance and rock solid. ...

I'm with you; easy maintenance and rock solid. Nice bike.

Pat

PS watch yourself; you're parked next to zombie central.
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