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gig last won the day on May 22 2018

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About gig

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    World Superbike Racer
  • Birthday 09/22/1967

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    Asheville, NC
  • In My Garage:
    99 VFR800

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  1. wrap sand sand paper around the filter to hand tightten
  2. I have a penski shock that was set up for my bike and weight. I had the valving and or shim stack adjusted by a suspension tuner during at a service a few years ago, and seams to be set up great. I Had race tech springs and valves and thought it was better then stock, but when I got the adjustable fork inserts built by Jamie a few years ago, for me that made the biggest difference.
  3. hey Kevin, long time no talk, hope your still active on the forum, I found an old post stating you had an 848 front you were trying to mount. I HAVE THE 848 REAR AND F4I front, I WOULD LIKE TO FIND AN 848 front or similar lightweight option. Were you and to fit the 848 front? Im using a VTR forks w/ f4i calipers but can make something fit if close.

    I can't find an f4i aftermarket alloy or carbon wheel front available.


    Hope you and family are well


  4. VTR 100O FORKS lowers, Daughtry DMS custom built adjustable inserts, F4I calipers and master. Brembo rear caliper and master. someone on the forum is making a bracket for the Brembo
  5. for the wheel and other bits google My 399 lb VFR848
  6. I changed mine to HELL lines. Great product, exact match to OEM bends and all other hardware needed. I ran gallons of fluid through the lines over the next couple years and used all the tricks and suggestions on the forum and felt like I never got all the air out of the system. I Delinked with Hell lines a couple years ago, one of the best changes I made. Man it felt good to get rid of all that piping, SDMC, under the seat bleed valves, 5lb calipers, etc etc etc.If changing the lines delinking might be something to consider.
  7. Akrapovic sells their springs in two different sizes, eliminates the rattling noise, don't rust, and they look the shit. On my two Bros, it uses all long and one or two of the shorter springs
  8. gig

    Rectifier or stator?

    Thanks Mello, its got a new battery, newish R/R and wiring. Ill do the drill today, and post the numbers 848 rear wheel, eccentric, brake conversion Thx
  9. New battery, thought I had a parasitic drain, not losing much daily. Then checked charging volts while running, idle in 12s, up to 13.05 at 2000-2500, over that then back into the 12s. Stator correct? Thx
  10. you need to replace the 2 o-rings that go from the thermostat into the cylinders, while your there, they will be disintegrated by now. You can get aftermarket boots, they are nicely made, I think made in Japan, well worth the cost for renewed flexibility. Maybe loose the tank braw from 2002, unless you really love it, I was shamed into removing mine 10 years ago, and it does bring it into the 21st century. Can we see a pic of the other side? Good times wrenching!
  11. gig

    Seb Speed

    I logged on to you tube, and on my recommendations I see a Seb Speed clear clutch cover on the screen. "Moto pilot CBR/VFR bike build" on you tube
  12. I subscribe to this mag, it was great to open up and see your bike in Practical/performance Bike mag last month
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