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The Phantom last won the day on November 27 2015

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About The Phantom

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    Unleashing 4th Gen Factory Power since 1998
  • Birthday 06/22/1969

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    Sunshine Coast, Queensland AUSTRALIA
  • In My Garage:
    94 VFR750
    95 VFR750

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  1. The Phantom

    Double Vision

    Great photos! Was the 840 conversion worth the effort and cost?
  2. The Phantom

    Heading Home. Old pacific Hwy

    I have that helmet (Shark Spartan carbon), best helmet I've ever owned.
  3. I can't speak for the 5th Gen, but I'm pretty sure I read that when HRC went to a 6" rear wheel on the RC45 it was offset to the front wheel (because of swingarm clearance issues) and apparently it made no difference whatsoever to how the bike tracked.
  4. The Phantom

    RC36.2 (4th Gen) Fuel Injection discussion

    A member here was looking into doing this some years back, pretty sure they were trying to fit GSX-R throttle bodies to a 4th Gen. IIRC the topic petered out without the motor ever firing up.
  5. The Phantom

    RS850 Replica

    That's terrific!!!
  6. It's not what you've got, it's what you do with it, Chris... My trick is to fit smaller bodywork, which makes it look bigger
  7. Hi John I have a Triumph eccentric in my 4th Gen swingarm, with an 848 Marchesini. I had the axle shortened and re-threaded as it was around 30mm too long for the Duc wheel. The original Triumph two-piece nut/collar fits, and so does the aftermarket alloy Ducati one-piece nut/collar I bought for about $50 off ebay. They are the same thread.
  8. The Phantom

    Vfr8 Streetfighter

    I still reckon you need that chain of mine... it matches the wheels!
  9. The Phantom

    4th gen Coil on Plug mod (split thread)

    No thanks, I'll wait till you tell me which ones actually work and then buy those
  10. The Phantom

    Vfr 750 - 92

    CBR900RR up to 1996 or so fit, as do 2007-2008 Yamaha R1. Nice bike, enjoy!
  11. The Phantom

    So I might have done a thing......

    Great choice Rob! One of those rare motorcycles where form really does follow function.
  12. Nice score - it has some good stuff on it. And nice work with Photoshop too, what you've envisaged is realistic and you're already well on your way. WackenSS mentioned some performance mod ideas - the reality is that those ideas are almost all you can do unless money is no object. But he also did throw 'weight' into the equation and the very nature of a SF VFR means that a lot of weight is ditched - and that's where you get your additional performance.
  13. The Phantom

    Vfr1 :-)

  14. The Phantom

    Vfr8 Streetfighter

    That's crap. A mate's VFR fell over years ago and the footpeg on his XR400 punched clean through the VFRs tank too. It'll look grouse with a 6th Gen tank though
  15. The Phantom


    Looks incredibly like Australia!

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