what did you do to your vfr today?

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  1. Cycleman1

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    Take the bolt out and put some anti seeze on it. Then it will always be easy to remove.
     
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    Took the 5 Gen to the CHP to have it inspected and approved for a salvage title. Got the approval, now to stand in line at the DMV to hand in the paper work!
     
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    Rode the 6 Gen to the DMV...after and hour and a half waiting for my number to be called, I was able to get my plate for the 5 Gen! Should get the salvage title in a few days. Now all I need to do is ride it more.
     
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    Yippie, Hopefully you have the weather to ride in, here not so much.
     
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    When the weather's been nice, I'm stuck working, when I'm not working the weather's been pretty crummy. Then I had distractions like the header Dynotune support...Life has a habit of getting in the way
     
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    Yesterday I had the blast of my life on the bike. It sure is a different bike after 9k rpm, and still smooth up until the redline.
    It corners so well on the stock suspension, but I never had better suspension than the stock ones lol.
    In the spring/summer the topbox is coming off to remove the rear pegs as well. Want to shed some weight and the airbrake.
     
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    Raw, Fresh off CNC machine.

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    Hard anodized, with bearings and circlips installed

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    Seals installed, test fit into swingarm.

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    Shipping out Monday.
     
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    Couldn't wait, shed some weight:

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    Removed the pillion pegs, but I still need a little bit of storage on the bike for tools 'n stuff, but I can't mount the box without the passenger grab handles.
    It looks weird, a bike without passenger pegs, but with grab handles...
    A good eye knows that the box came from the tank, but I have a bagster tankbag too (which I don't use anymore because it's soft luggage)
    Also relocated the preload adjuster (because ABS model) under the seat, also because I don't like the look of it on the side of the bike.

    Meh, looks allright if I say so myself.
     
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    Do what I did——
    Since I’m not in Cali to take a closer picture, I just cut the pegs off the brackets to keep for the Givi mounting points, since I never have a passenger, but do always keep my V47 on.
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    @duccmann well that's kind of the issue here, should I resell the bike, it loses its value because it has been altered to the point of no return. I was looking for second hand options but they were 40 bucks a pop, which is way overpriced to cut off the pegs. I rather ride around with my little box than cut off the pegs :)

    PS: just went in the garage and removed that pesky clutch safety switch because it bothers me all the time.
     
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    Understand, me don’t have to worry about reselling, will never happen.
    Sure there around on eBay for cheap.
    Rock on


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    Looked at it in the garage. Bought it yesterday and rode from Palm Spring to San Diego.
     
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    Before it got grime from the ride home...
     

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    Added charging port. Didn't have SAE connectors, but these Ali ones are also good for low current charging.

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    Not that I need it right now, because for some reason the electrical gremlin just left my bike :)
     
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    Congrats!!
     
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    I got the new airfilter in the mail today, and look at the difference!

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