NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

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kawa
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NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by kawa » Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:43 am

Well, I would like to say my new acquisition is awesome, after owning various bikes,
Honda MT 50 my first scrambler in 1986
SUZI TS 50 X From new and after running it in I then had an 80 cc big bore installed and it was faultless and very peaky, I would recommend.
RDLC125MK 2, Micron exhaust, Boysen racing reeds,k&n Pod filter, YEDS(YAMAHA ENERGY INDUCTION SYSTEM/pre-power valve, Dynojet, plus needle jet adjustment on throttle :) Metchmetech swinging arm with the concentric chain adjustment brilliant bike all around.
VT 250FD, a little flat but it did pull well at 9-10,00 revs
CB 400 TWIN LOL you may laugh but this bike was very reliable and did 80mph whatever the task.
VF 400FD, fantastic machine and did 44,000 in 8yrs of ownership before I sold it. solid all-rounder
CBR 600 F ULTIMA LIGHT(Last of the carbs 2000model) I was not impressed by this bike as you had to rev it hard to feel like you were moving and I think it felt heavier than my VTR:(
VTR 1000 F FIRESTORM, Well what can I say this machine is fantastic it is light/nimble and has ample power to scare the living s*it out of me at least:)

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MacV2
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by MacV2 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:44 am

Welcome in, pull up a chair & enjoy the forum...

Post up some pic's of the beastie... use a hosting site... https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 10&t=41262

Don't forget the bins...!

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Kev L
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by Kev L » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:13 am

Welcome to the club kawa. Hope you enjoy both bike & forum.
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by alanfjones1411 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:07 am

Hello and welcome to the forum. :thumbup: :wave:
SO WHEN DOES THIS OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER KICK IN

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Duffy1964
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by Duffy1964 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:22 am

Hi and welcome


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lloydie
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by lloydie » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:10 pm

Hello and welcome

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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by Dickiebig » Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:25 pm

Hi there and welcome.

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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by sirch345 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:23 pm

Welcome aboard Kawa :thumbup:

A nice introduction on the different bikes you've had,

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fabiostar
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by fabiostar » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:17 pm

welcome along Kawa. have a look around and you will find all you need in here :D
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by AMCQ46 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:54 am

welcome to the Group hope you enjoy this bike as much as we do.

get us some pictures to look at and put your location in your profile so it will be easier to work out any local help or meet ups :thumbup:
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freeridenick
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by freeridenick » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:50 pm

Welcome in fella.

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Wicky
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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by Wicky » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:46 pm

Greetings

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Re: NEW VTR 1000 FIRESTORM owner

Post by felix barrao » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:12 am

Welcome to the forum.
Pictures, please.. :Beer Popcorn:

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