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Urbanengineer last won the day on November 28 2017

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About Urbanengineer

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    World Superbike Racer

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    Ohio
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    VFR800A2

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  1. Rode it again. It's performing quite well now. It's an enjoyable bike to ride. It is crazy smooth. Still rides super hot for what I'd expect. My R1, R6, and Kawi 650 all stay about 170-180°F cruising. VFR sits just south of 200*F. We've been through this before, but new coolant, new coolant hoses, pressure tested, radiators back flowed and clean, new thermostat... and still seems to be "running hot." July is coming, if it's bad enough it'll show its true face.
  2. It was windy and rained a lot in the first three hours, but the last 2 were fun. Excited for the next 2 days.
  3. Taking mine on a trip, 5 hours each way and riding in between. Pretty stoked 🙂.
  4. Everything checked out today. It was a pretty great ride. That VTEC transition can be pretty rough sometimes! This week will be finishing up the wiring and then putting it all back together. Thanks for you help everybody.
  5. Lowered the idle today after reassembling and everything checked out. I’ll see how it does tomorrow when I take it on a mini little local trip to Pitt. I do need to find a fuse for the headlight, forgot I left that undone 🙄. So no night riding at the moment. But yeah, Honda mechanic magic made it work for now. Hopeful for the long run with this one.
  6. I put a camera in the cyl, all is well. I’ve considered taking off the header but I feel like it’s just gonna burn my eardrums the first time I pull them out.
  7. I got to ride the R1 and R6, took a day off working on the VFR. Hope to make some more progress tonight.
  8. Nope, Trying to figure it out with my Honda buddy in our free time. The engine has great compression (within 3% of each other) and passes with flying colors on the leak down test.
  9. Sending out the Injectors for cleaning. Hoping for some bad results pre-cleaning.
  10. Yep, but verified by the Honda Tech it was done right. Call me stupid but if he says jump I’ll say how high. It’s out of my hands now I’m tired of working on this bike. Most I’ll do when I get it back is repaint.
  11. Engine running out of time, and therefore running lean apparently. About a week out on delivery we will see!
  12. They also checked my valve clearances and it looks like I did them right. Oh bother...
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