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Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by VTRsquid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:13 am

Just shopping for sprockets and other bits and pieces, everything seems listed for a specific year?

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by MacV2 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:55 am

VTRsquid wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:13 am
Just shopping for sprockets and other bits and pieces, everything seems listed for a specific year?
Not the sprockets they will be the same...

Differences between the F & the F2 onwards...

F2...

Bigger tank, Different clocks, HISS system fitted, different loom to accomadate clocks, HISS ect, the ECU is different, the undertray is differnt as the ECU & spark box are both fitted to the subframe on the side & therefore the subframe is slightly diffrent as it has extra lugs...The fairing mounts are diff as pressed steel rather than the ally ones on the F. The gear linkage rod is also diffrent... The indicators are different & also have block conectors rather than bullet conectors...

There are other detail points like diffrent colour callipers & casings diff colours...

So all in all whilst a lot of parts are interchangable between F & F2 (the face lift bikes)

05 & 06 are the same...
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by VTRsquid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:10 am

Excellent run down.
So f2 onwards all the same yeah?

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by MacV2 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:21 am

VTRsquid wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:10 am
Excellent run down.
So f2 onwards all the same yeah?
Yep apart from colours...
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by VTRsquid » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:21 pm

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by Wicky » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:45 pm

Production I believe ended in 2005 - and any 2006 storms are late registered mainly later models.

Check the VIN for year of manufacture to be sure, but as stated the VTR was divided by early and late model changes in 2001 with small changes and yearly licks of paint (plus UK special Anniversary limited edition).
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by VTRsquid » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:50 am

Cheers guys, exactly what i needed.Ended up ordering the parts i was hovering over.
On a side note, is there much difference between the UK bikes and the US ones?
I just got a workshop manual printed up for me (cost me about $40) without looking at the file first, and what was titled 2005 vtr1000f ended up being friggen '98-2003 Firehawk!
VIN on my bike is stamped as 12/06.

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by kenmoore » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:51 am

Does your bike have the PAIR on it.

If so get rid of it.
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by Wicky » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:11 am

VTRsquid wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:50 am
Cheers guys, exactly what i needed.Ended up ordering the parts i was hovering over.
On a side note, is there much difference between the UK bikes and the US ones?
I just got a workshop manual printed up for me (cost me about $40) without looking at the file first, and what was titled 2005 vtr1000f ended up being friggen '98-2003 Firehawk!
VIN on my bike is stamped as 12/06.
http://en.vindecoder.pl

VIN only has a No. for year of manufacture - not sure where you got the month as well. Check the VIN plate on the frame.

e.g. JH2: country of production (JH2=WMI Honda Japan, 1HF=Honda America, ZDC=Honda Italy, VTM=Montesa/Honda Spain)
SC36: type = VTR1000F)
A or B: early or late version
4: control number (1-9 or X)
T: year (T=1996, V=1997, W=1998, X=1999, Y=2000, 1=2001 ... 6=2006)
M: factory (M=Hamamatsu/Japan, K=Kumamoto/Japan, A=Ohio/USA, F=Atessa/Italy, E=Barcelona/Spain
000992: serial number

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by MacV2 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:21 am

VTRsquid wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:50 am
Cheers guys, exactly what i needed.Ended up ordering the parts i was hovering over.
On a side note, is there much difference between the UK bikes and the US ones?
I just got a workshop manual printed up for me (cost me about $40) without looking at the file first, and what was titled 2005 vtr1000f ended up being friggen '98-2003 Firehawk!
VIN on my bike is stamped as 12/06.
Well apart from the riders tend to be fatter... :wink:

The left hand switch gear is diff as they have the dipped beam on permanently, therefore ther is no switch to go from off/sidelight/dipped, just a rocker from dipped to main, it also no main beam button like we have. As this switch gear has a different conector block the loom is corospondingly different as well...

Plus of course they are all right hand drive over there...


...so the headlight reflector will be diff...

You do know there is a PDF copy of the manual on here somewhere...

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=18025#p145453
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by VTRsquid » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:13 am

Wicky, yeah i must have been looking at the compliance date that was stakped on. Ill have another squiz at the vin and decode it with your excelllent breakdown.
MacV2, that is very impressive that you know all that.
Yeah i should have downloaded it from here, but was having trouble finding it that day. Got a $7 disc off ebay. Waste of money.

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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by MacV2 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:45 am

US 1.jpg
US 2.jpg
IIRC the white plug is UK...
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by MacV2 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:49 am

VTRsquid wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:13 am
Wicky, yeah i must have been looking at the compliance date that was stakped on. Ill have another squiz at the vin and decode it with your excelllent breakdown.
MacV2, that is very impressive that you know all that.
Yeah i should have downloaded it from here, but was having trouble finding it that day. Got a $7 disc off ebay. Waste of money.
I know a lot of shite about a lot of different shite... :lol: :lol:

The non uk switchgear was on e-bay with a pic of a uk one but the wrong discription, said it was a right hand one, the kill switch side but it was cheap as chips so I bought it & that was what turned up...

As it happens I have a Storm with that style of switchgear so its kept as a spare...
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Re: Any difference between 2005 and 2006?

Post by E.Marquez » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:31 pm

MacV2 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:45 am
US 1.jpg

US 2.jpg

IIRC the white plug is UK...
The funny part..... I wanted the UK left hand switch version and did the pin out and plug swap needed.
I see blokes on this page wish that had the US version..LOL
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