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2FAST4U last won the day on May 23 2016

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About 2FAST4U

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    World Superbike Racer
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    Denver, Colorado
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    Honda VFR800, Jeep KJ Ltd.

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  1. Hi 2FAST4U, Thank you for your donation of 25.00 USD. We look forward to improving the forums with your donation. Thanks VFRDiscussion
  2. @ Mohawk - Thank you for your offer. It's 3 series (with the luxury package) in imperial blue. It looks identical to the photo attached to this post. Can you please PM me your address? @ Dutchy - Thank you for your offer. Since Mohawk was the first to reply, I'm going to take him up on his offer. If the dealership, for whatever reason, is unable to ship the part to Great Britain, I'll certainly reach out to you.
  3. I don't visit this forum much anymore because I work a lot of hours and simply don't have time to ride. Anyhow, there's a certain accessory I've been trying to find for my car. Although I have a late model car, BMW discontinued this accessory and I have been unable to find it anywhere here in the United States. The good news is I was able to locate this part at a dealership in Mertingen, Bavaria, Germany. The bad news is they will only ship it to countries in the European Union. Is there a European member of VFRdiscussion.com that will allow me to have this part shipped to them and then they can turn around and ship it to me? I will, of course, compensate you for this. As you can see from the link below, it's a black/brown handbrake leather piece. It's relatively small and doesn't weigh much. Thank you. https://www.langer.de/net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=60533&Itemid=1438#
  4. I don't have time to read six pages of posts but when I saw the title to this thread, it immediately made me think of an incident that happened a few years ago in the midwest. A police helicopter claims to have "timed" a guy on an RC51 going over 200 mph. The RC51 was bone stock except for slip-ons. The guy on the bike insisted he was maxed out at 160 mph but the police wouldn't budge from their "calculation." The incident ignited a firestorm of responses from motorcyclists like ourselves that insisted there's no way on earth an RC51 can reach 200 mph. Absolutely no way. Even the editors of major motorcycle publications came out and said that, while going 160 mph on a public road is stupid, unless the RC51 was turbocharged (it wasn't), there's no way that bike can get even close to 200 mph. The cop said he was counting the mile markers on the highway and looking at his watch and calculated the motorcyclist's speed at over 200 mph. He insisted he was right. When the police officer was confronted with insurmountable evidence to the contrary, as expected, he refused to admit he was wrong.
  5. 2FAST4U

    Loose Livestock!

    I'll touch base with you when I get there. I don't know how long I'll be there so no need for a house. I may be there a week, a month, or a lifetime. I'm trying very, very hard to stop relocating.
  6. 2FAST4U

    Loose Livestock!

    I actually think I've been on that road. I'm relocating to Austin next week, so who knows, we might see each other riding around!
  7. I'm going by the universally accepted (and published) compression ratio. For the current CBR1000RR, it's 12.3:1. On my bike, it's 11.6:1.
  8. Your bike's compression ratio is 12:1 (which is already high). If you're serious about having some even higher compression pistons installed, as well as porting and polishing the heads, and having somebody grind you some hotter cams, you're probably going to need a full exhaust, a reflashed ECU, and intake work done as well. I seriously doubt you'll find someone (especially where you live) that has the ability to do that kind of work on a VFR1200 DCT. You may want to start looking for another bike.
  9. 2FAST4U

    PEI Vaca 036

    Never mind. Your profile says you've got a 6th gen. and that's a 5th gen. in the photo. I take it you borrowed it from someone.
  10. 2FAST4U

    PEI Vaca 036

    OK, since nobody's asked, I will. How did you get from Hawaii to Prince Edward Island on a motorcycle?
  11. Note to Seb: Not trying to hijack this thread but with your fabrication skills, you ought to consider coming up with a new headlight for the VFR1200F. It's the one part of the bike a lot of people just can't get past. Maybe you can have somebody send you their headlight so you can make a mold out of it. Once you've got something to work with, you can come up with a custom headlight design. You can even get ideas/input from members on various worldwide (e.g. British, German, etc.) VFR forums.
  12. Although I don't have the link, I remember it was an Englishman on the British (or European) VFR forum that did it. If memory serves, what made the job more difficult than he anticipated was that many connectors (e.g. electrical, cooling system, etc.) didn't match up (he still got the whole thing to work, though.) Although he spent a lot of time on the project, I don't recall him saying it cost him a fortune. Best of luck to you.
  13. I own that bike but can't answer your question because Seb did the work Maybe he'll chime in shortly and help you out. He lives in upstate New York so getting him to do job probably won't happen (I lived in Philadelphia eight years and rode up there.) I would not have attempted this mod on my own. No way.
  14. This is a '96 (Fourth Gen.) VFR750 with '03-'04 CBR600RR fairings (excluding the rear cowl -that's a Sixth Gen ['02-'09] VFR800 subframe and cowl.) You're gonna have to put a lot of work into fabbing mounting brackets because the CBR fairings aren't even close to being direct bolt-ons. Ditto for the subframe. Best of luck to you.
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