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      Spent ALL DAY cleaning and fixing up the 91 VFR....

      Spent ALL DAY cleaning and fixing up the 91 VFR. Then I showered up and went to meet the family for dinner.. on the VFR. What a stunning motorcycle. I love it.

      But I seriously need to sell it. It...
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      :beer::beer::beer:

      :beer::beer::beer:
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      Crashing in dirt is almost the point of the game....

      Crashing in dirt is almost the point of the game. Almost.

      Meh, whatever. I've got motorcycle in my heart, on my mind, and am pretty much obsessed with riding. So I am likely biased. In the end it...
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      +1 Motorcycle is the place to learn those...

      +1

      Motorcycle is the place to learn those skills.
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      Ah. That looks like it is for shim over bucket. I...

      Ah. That looks like it is for shim over bucket. I believe most japanese motorcycles are shim under bucket. You have to remove the camshaft to get the bucket out to get to the shim. The shim is also...
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      What's this valve shim tool you speak of? SV...

      What's this valve shim tool you speak of?

      SV valves are done, finally. Parts guy got me the wrong seal for the clutch cover. So now I'm praying the 2nd day shipping I paid for gets the right one...
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      No brakes yet. Going to try it loaded before I...

      No brakes yet. Going to try it loaded before I invest on them as I am not convinced they are needed for my use.
      Car/trailer combo stopped surprisingly well. Very little drama even on bad road...
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      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-k2nv0PVEkc8/VSJ...

      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-k2nv0PVEkc8/VSJw9hTZdJI/AAAAAAAAQ48/L6PM_KyWyZc/w712-h949-no/1908346_10153780895457576_3047026450285913213_n.jpg

      My first ever shim-under-bucket valve job....
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      Nice. Dig those.

      Nice. Dig those.
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      My first 2 shim-under-bucket valve jobs ever...

      My first 2 shim-under-bucket valve jobs ever today.

      Found 4 valves on each; the SV650 and the DL650 that were too tight. Hopefully I can get shims for the SV within the next 2 weeks.
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      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-OGFOSsf47Go/VR8...

      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-OGFOSsf47Go/VR8xpAxgr3I/AAAAAAAAQ3A/iaICtBbkmW8/w789-h592-no/20150403_182423.jpg

      I can't believe the state is going to give me a plate for this thing!!!...
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      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ypEs1dEzN3Y/VR8...

      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ypEs1dEzN3Y/VR8xO8xGqbI/AAAAAAAAQ2Q/vyq_OtLCFBk/w789-h592-no/20150403_163227.jpg

      Empty, the trailer is no big deal until about 50. After 50 the aero drag...
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      I'm sorry, but it looks way, way, way more...

      I'm sorry, but it looks way, way, way more in-depth than the MSF is. I never took the MSF. But I know a bunch of instructors and think I have a pretty good idea how the course is run. They don't take...
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      Or blatant carelessness. Interesting video...

      Or blatant carelessness.

      Interesting video series : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_6ExovK0Ag&index=4&list=PLcQjcYt_ejSQXQFKXFgGadI6Xo8_qoIfW
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      Brand new race tires swapped on.

      Brand new race tires swapped on.
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      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: Facebook did...

      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:


      Facebook did that "one year ago today" BS to me today by showing me a photo of the street bike I posted a year ago with the caption "It is alive". I think this means...
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      I actually have a set of bleeders ready to go...

      I actually have a set of bleeders ready to go into the DRZ, if I ever wind up touching those brakes. Those brakes are pretty solid. I bought the bleeders because I was going to install a braided...
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      Sort of bike related : I ordered my new...

      Sort of bike related : I ordered my new track-side home away from home, a 6x10 v-nose enclosed trailer. Ordered it custom as I found an outfit out of Maine that makes very nice quality all aluminum...
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      The brakes are the same on the euro market cars....

      The brakes are the same on the euro market cars. These brakes are more than adequate to stop the car +1650 lbs, or +2000 lbs if the trailer has brakes.

      I can't believe someone actually posted an...
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      Admirable goal. Hope you pull it off. I didn't.

      Admirable goal. Hope you pull it off.

      I didn't.
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