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  1. Fire-medic replied to the thread shocks under $200.

    I have a suggestion. Unless you're going to be using the bike only on a dragstrip, i.e., in a straight line, the max. on shorter shocks...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  2. Fire-medic replied to the thread Cobra Exhaust HP Loss Explained, Please?.

    Supertrapp is usually a slip-on replacement for the stock resonator can & megaphone unit. No increase in performance, just a lighter...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 10:27 AM
  3. Fire-medic replied to the thread slip ons sup trp $150 with pics.

    Those look-like they should clean-up well, and it's a good price. You shouldn't have any issues selling them. Advertise 'em as a way for...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 8:13 AM
  4. Fire-medic replied to the thread Seriously considering buying 2019 VMAX.

    The industry term for you is "re-entry rider." I read a report about motorcycle operation and resultant morbidity and mortality....

    Apr 25, 2019 at 8:04 AM
  5. Fire-medic replied to the thread Idling motor, blip throttle, then suddenly motor revs to 4k and stays?.

    I'm appreciative of the feedback, dammymax, thankew! I believe the photos put this to-rest. My cellphone pics are with a broken lens,...

    Apr 25, 2019 at 7:35 AM
  6. Fire-medic replied to the thread Dynatek DK7 No Start Weirdness.

    The way the sidestand switch is supposed to work, you can start the bike with the sidestand down. If you leave it down, and shift it...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 3:19 PM
  7. Fire-medic attached a file to the thread Idling motor, blip throttle, then suddenly motor revs to 4k and stays?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Yeah, I'd think they take a 'job-set' and that's where the bevel comes-from. "Tapper" = "taper." Here is proof:...

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  8. Fire-medic replied to the thread carbon brake pads.

    Same thing can happen with tires. I yanked-off a nearly-new tire from my literbike because of the way it handled. Installed new, but it...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 11:16 AM
  9. Fire-medic replied to the thread Cobra Exhaust HP Loss Explained, Please?.

    Talk about an exercise in futility! I don't think he had much success in any of it, but you're correct, he was too-set in his ways to...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 10:57 AM
  10. Fire-medic replied to the thread Cobra Exhaust HP Loss Explained, Please?.

    "GPrider:" Not-only no, but, Hell NO! This question gets asked-about the Cobras frequently. "I like the look of the Cobras, 4 exhausts!...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  11. Fire-medic replied to the thread stage 1 and cobras.

    Post a 'wanted' ad in the parts for sale.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  12. Fire-medic replied to the thread Dynatek DK7 No Start Weirdness.

    Do you have the sidestand switch bypassed? What was the way to resolve the issue? That information should probably be in an 'Electrical'...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:52 AM
  13. Fire-medic replied to the thread carbon brake pads.

    I just use either OEM, or HH pads from a reputable manufacturer like EBC.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  14. Fire-medic replied to the thread Idling motor, blip throttle, then suddenly motor revs to 4k and stays?.

    The only 'tappers' I know of are kegs of beer! If the 'King of Carburetors' is stumped, that's sayin' somethin'! The air idle screw,...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  15. Fire-medic replied to the thread Idling motor, blip throttle, then suddenly motor revs to 4k and stays?.

    I forgot. did you use a can of starting fluid sprayed on everywhere around the carburetors and the V boost system and the rubber boots...

    Apr 19, 2019 at 6:45 PM


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