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StuartWags
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UK/US VTR Project

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This is my project to see what i could do with the left over bits from Chris's US/UK VTR project.

I thought i would test the tyres by fitting them to my Storm (Frank) for a work out.

http://s1313.photobucket.com/user/Stuar ... sort=3&o=0


I guess i will replace them then. The rear is a bit low on tread
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Blinkin Thug...that poor tyre... :(

I bet your neighbours love you... :lol:
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Least you stayed on it [FACE WITH STUCK-OUT TONGUE AND WINKING EYE]


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I bet that stank the house out..... :lol:
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I approve of the use of this used tire. :thumbup:
If a job is worth doing, its worth doing correctly.
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Re: UK/US VTR Project

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just about mot ready ....



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Re: UK/US VTR Project

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chris was there when it fired up too
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failed on
integrated led indicator / back light even though it has outboard too
no rear reflector
rear disk is about 3 mm in places

advisory on
slight wheel misalignment
slight were on front disk

mot work done already

work done during build
complete strip and de-grease
front wheel bearings
front pads
new bearing in suspension linkage
new tyres
oil,oil filter and air filter
new clutch and brake fluid
fresh coolant
manual CCTs fitted
valve clearances checked and ok

The bike had 13k on the last mot but it has now had an engine from Chris's US storm and clocks with 58k on them.

However, i cannot verify the mileage of the engine. But it sounds right, no knocks and rattles, the gear change is smooth. It is really really crisp on the throttle, much more so than my standard franlenstorm

I will ride the bike until i get the log book and then it will be up for sale as i have just taken ownership of another storm than needs my attention
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Re: UK/US VTR Project

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it will be sold with a 2 into 1 exhaust system that is loud. This high level cans where fitted for MOT reasons
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StuartWags wrote:it will be sold with a 2 into 1 exhaust system that is loud. This high level cans where fitted for MOT reasons
Ah, yes. It won't deafen MOT testers of restricted growth.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.
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tony.mon wrote:
StuartWags wrote:it will be sold with a 2 into 1 exhaust system that is loud. This high level cans where fitted for MOT reasons
Ah, yes. It won't deafen MOT testers of restricted growth.

no .......will deafen anyone with ears, expectorant mothers water will brake, children will start wetting the bed again, old people will faint (even the deaf ones), car alarms will explode..... i mean that sort of loud
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Good, that's the sort of cans you need.
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Good job well done I'd say. :clap: :clap: That's a rare coloured VTR to put back out there. Looks great.

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I like loud cans. As far as i'm concerned, they're a safety feature to deal with 'hard of seeing' car drivers. The louder they are, the safer I am. :D
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speednut wrote:I like loud cans. As far as i'm concerned, they're a safety feature to deal with 'hard of seeing' car drivers. The louder they are, the safer I am. :D

should have heard it with this fitted

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