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PSA- check your axle nuts/lugnuts

Went to take the GS out yesterday and turned right around. All four rear lugnuts were loose 😬
 

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Also check the front fork pinch bolts and caliper bolts.
 

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Today I rode with a passenger for the first time ever, and didn't crash or lose her. Great success!
In all seriousness, especially slow cornering was a bit shaky at the beginning, but it all went fine. It helped that it was basically all autobahn and just a few corners at the start and end. :D
 

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Today I rode with a passenger for the first time ever, and didn't crash or lose her. Great success!
In all seriousness, especially slow cornering was a bit shaky at the beginning, but it all went fine. It helped that it was basically all autobahn and just a few corners at the start and end. :D
Success!!

Also, speaking of checks, check yo' rear suspension bolts. *cough*
 

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I bought another yellow 2000 VFR lol

This one belonged to a friend of mine that had the usual Stator/RR issues, he had a friend try to fix it but he ended making it worse.

They both decided to throw in the towel so I was able to scoop it up for a song. Plan is to flip it.
 

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Oooh congrats!! Wait, I'm interested to know the deets etc. Pics?
 

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Do I need another VFR? Honestly, I'd like to find one with a blown engine and good fairings, lights, and Ohlins.
 

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Oooh congrats!! Wait, I'm interested to know the deets etc. Pics?
Thanks! It's somewhat stock only has Heli Riser clip-ons and a Micron slip-on. 28k miles.







Do I need another VFR? Honestly, I'd like to find one with a blown engine and good fairings, lights, and Ohlins.
I know what you mean, I found this really nice one locally that has all the right farkles: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/mcy/d/santa-cruz-99-honda-vfr-800/7145809716.html I don't need 3 VFRs though lol
 

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Dude, that's in mint condition!! Great score!!
 

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Shame the fairing bolts/tie downs are missing, those are OEM parts only.
 

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Thanks! It's somewhat stock only has Heli Riser clip-ons and a Micron slip-on. 28k miles.









I know what you mean, I found this really nice one locally that has all the right farkles: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/mcy/d/santa-cruz-99-honda-vfr-800/7145809716.html I don't need 3 VFRs though lol
I was looking at the photos again and realized this has a rather rare high-mount side exhaust on it. The only exhaust better is the Maverick undertail conversion, but the last time I checked, those got for about $5,000 used if you can find one.
 
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