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Forum: General MC Message Board   Yesterday, 01:49 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By ervin260
For some reason, Honda doesn't really shine...

For some reason, Honda doesn't really shine there...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   10-16-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By ervin260
Looks like, the obvious is not so obvious to...

Looks like, the obvious is not so obvious to everyone...
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-16-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 590
Posted By ervin260
So, how is it better than the previously...

So, how is it better than the previously mentioned $12 ethanol free gas at Home Depot or Lowe's? What is that 45% crap in the fuel? Come on...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   10-13-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ervin260
Due to the internal setup and shape of the tank,...

Due to the internal setup and shape of the tank, you can't remove the rust everywhere this way...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   10-12-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ervin260
I made a metal plate to plug it.

I made a metal plate to plug it.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-10-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By ervin260
I don't think your sill level or abilities has...

I don't think your sill level or abilities has anything to do with it. That won't define a bike if it a sport tourer or not. As you said, the Fazer is ua (street) bike with an undertuned sport bike...
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-08-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By ervin260
So, what's the differece between the Diavel and a...

So, what's the differece between the Diavel and a street or naked bike? The Diavel looks like the Yamaha Fazer (the Diavel has even less wind protection) and (at Yamaha) the FJR1300 is the sport...
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-07-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By ervin260
That's far from sport touring bike to me. So, is...

That's far from sport touring bike to me. So, is the Harley Street Rod a sport touring bike? No. The seating position doesn't make it a sport tourer. Someone (Gearbanger 1800) compared the Diavel (a...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   10-06-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By ervin260
Fork oil on your front brake rotor is dangerous...

Fork oil on your front brake rotor is dangerous (and doesn't look good on your pants and boots).
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   10-04-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By ervin260
Hard to tell... It depends on maitenance an...

Hard to tell...
It depends on maitenance an the frequency of use of it, not the milage.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-04-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By ervin260
Sport touring? :dontknow::dontknow: It looks...

Sport touring? :dontknow::dontknow:
It looks like a naked bike to me...
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-03-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By ervin260
Hard to tell... The sport touring thing didn't...

Hard to tell...
The sport touring thing didn't work for me. Years ago I bought a second bike, a sport tourer (FJR1300) addition to my VTX 1800. I wanted something nice, with hard bags and with rain...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   09-30-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By ervin260
There is expansion space anyway. This is how the...

There is expansion space anyway. This is how the tank was made, but if you try to overfill it, you may reduce that space.
There is a metal box inside of the tank, that part of the vent. system. If...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-25-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,628
Posted By ervin260
Well, guess! (Hint: follow simple logic!) >:)

Well, guess! (Hint: follow simple logic!) >:)
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-25-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,628
Posted By ervin260
So, are you saying those flashing/pulsing lights,...

So, are you saying those flashing/pulsing lights, Q sirens and airhorns are useless?

On an open area with the radio on with music the driver probably won't hear the sirens and airhorns or a loud...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-21-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,354
Posted By ervin260
I think, you just answered your own question...

I think, you just answered your own question...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-21-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,354
Posted By ervin260
Thinking of free minded... So, why would you...

Thinking of free minded...
So, why would you own a Harley exactly, if you could afford? Because 80% of bikers have Harleys or just to join the "club"?
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-19-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By ervin260
There are a lot of confusions about painting....

There are a lot of confusions about painting. What and how to do and what to use. Even many of the professionals make a lot of mistakes.
If you want it flawless, first, you need to educate yourself...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-19-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By ervin260
I have never used any kind of additive ( cleaner...

I have never used any kind of additive ( cleaner or fuel stabilizer).I can't use my bikes for about 5 months in every year. One of my bikes sat for 3 years and the only problem was the rust in the...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-18-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,354
Posted By ervin260
Damn, couldn't find one advertised for that...

Damn, couldn't find one advertised for that price, so I bought a 1300...
Years later still didn't see one under $8000.
A 2 years old new bike for about half of MSRP? So, how much was a used one...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-18-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By ervin260
Looks top heavy! >:)

Looks top heavy! >:)
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-18-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By ervin260
That's easy on those scooters. Try it on a real...

That's easy on those scooters. Try it on a real bike! >:)
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-18-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,354
Posted By ervin260
Looks like the VTX 1800 story turned to be an...

Looks like the VTX 1800 story turned to be an urban legend for now.
In 2004 I was on the market and purchased a VTX 1300C for a few hundred off MSRP. It was still over 9K. There was no new VTX 1800...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   09-18-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By ervin260
In this case, rev limiter doesn't matter. It...

In this case, rev limiter doesn't matter. It can't limit RPM in this scenario.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   09-14-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By ervin260
So, what do you need exactly?

So, what do you need exactly?
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