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Sweeper

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    Hartselle, Alabama
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    07 VFR800
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  1. These bikes are known for this issue. A couple of things to check that would change with miles: Chain slack ( I can always tell mine is getting loose because it feels like the throttle is getting touchy.) Throttle cable slack Starter valve sync (shouldn't have really changed)
  2. A weak spark or other electrical issues? Check all of your grounds. The only thing that I noticed in the video was that your cam chain tensioner sounds like mine. I put a new one on mine and it lasted about a thousand miles. Look up the rebuild threads or check the tube for a video. That's where I'll be headed next.
  3. I see a lot of disc locks. Is bike theft that common over there? Hardly ever see one over here and like never at a bike related event.
  4. Does everybody else see Timmy written all over this?
  5. Thanks for the tip. I solved this the throttle issue on my 03 with a PCIII and map. Butter smooth. My current 07 has been a pig. We did a starter valve sync at the spring ride and it made huge improvement but it still has a slight lag. It makes it hard to pick up the throttle coming out of corners. Makes me feel clumsy(er). I'll be checking my boots next.
  6. Honda ATV's are bomb proof. Good choice! In twenty years of ownership, I replaced a starter, muffler, and battery. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. It's not about what you see with Staintune's, it's about what you hear. [emoji57] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. It's a perfect match! They both market to old guys with plenty of disposable income looking for ways to prove it to the rest of us. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. You just have to do it slow,then fast, then slow, then fast, fast, fast! Right Leon? Full disclosure...I've never owned a fourth gen.
  10. Valve seals usually show up as smoke on startup as well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Bob is trying to finalize the dates and location this week. I'll post up as soon as he has it locked down. He is looking at the last week of Sept. or the first week of Oct. running out of Marion Va. If the dates don't work out, check out the maps for some great roads running north out of Deal's Gap. The link to Robs map for the tour. http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=55875 If you are running the Dragon for the first time, do it mid week to avoid the crowds. Its not worth the trip except for the show on the weekends.
  12. Bob is trying to finalize the dates and location this week. I'll post up as soon as he has it locked down.
  13. There will be a Fall ride. Not sure on details but late September was the plan. It will be north of the gap but great roads between. Look at the maps in the Reptile Roads tour that VFRpwr posted. It was EPIC! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. If only it was as easy as buying body parts! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk