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About Artfulkatana

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    Oak Harbor
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    2010 VFR1200
    1981 CB750F SS
    1985 VF500F Interceptor

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  1. Artfulkatana

    Any good deals on New/used OEM side cases.

    Can't help you with the side cases, sorry. But what exhaust can is that? And are those the bolt on frame spiders just behind the front fairings? Sent from my ONEPLUS A5010 using Tapatalk
  2. Artfulkatana

    Fuel tank and level

    What's frustrating to me is for some reason my level has been inconsistent. It used to be if I could get 50 miles before I lost the first bar, I was good. It used to be 125 miles and it would flash but I'd only fill 3.1-3.4 gallons. The bike was knocked over by a $-+*"$ with a backup camera equiped SUV. Since the repair, it will knock a bar off before 50 miles, but can do 140 miles before it starts getting mad at me. I pushed it to 160 miles and only filled 3.8 gallons. No idea what's happening, but I'm all over the place.
  3. Artfulkatana

    Bigger Fuel Tank

    http://www.twistedthrottle.com/twisted-throttle-tool-tube-w-mounting-kit What about this under a trunk if anyone has that equiped? I should take measurements, but I think it would fit above the tail light Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
  4. I've been dealing with Honda America trying to get compensation for my VFR since it's been in the shop for over 2 weeks. My dealership said that after they do the inspection, they weren't going to waste time and reinstall everything so i could ride it home and wait for the parts. I told Honda America this, and since the letter hasn't been sent regarding the recall, i can't get reimbursement...what? Lol, but the guy handling my claim at Big Red said they expidited everything and i should be done this coming week. Not too pleased with how they're handling this Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
  5. Just dropped my 2010 off at my dealership. It failed the inspection. Evidently there's an inspection "hole" somewhere within the assembly that if not present, it needs replacement. That hole would be the newer part obviously, none of us will have it. They have to call into honda direct for replacement parts on this bike. The parts don't come up within dealership maintenance systems. This one is kept close to Big Red I guess. I was also told I couldn't get a loaner. Gonna fight that, kinda mad they wont. Should at least get reimbursement for a vehicle. Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
  6. When I called my dealership, they said don't ride it. Evidently they've heard of the rear wheel actually looking up. Which is odd since they only sold 3000 of these bikes world wide it looks like, according to the Japanese recall posting. I had to buy a car to drive because I'm not taking the bike. I wonder if I can make honda pay for that...hmmm...anyway, my dealer said early Feb is when I should expect my parts. Then again, living north of Seattle, parts won't be here until July, HA! Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
  7. Called my dealer, I'm in that recall. Crap. Any idea on how critical this is? My bike was hit hard when I was parked outside a base, repaired when I was on Active Duty, and now I'm being told to not ride it because I could lock up and get hurt. My wife has the car and all I have is my bike lol. I'm in a bad situation if this is a big issue.

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