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Nice find. It should clean up like new.
It's Identical to my Vmax. I'm at 6,000 miles now.
I also have a few other bikes in the garage.
I know a fellow that has a beautiful 'like new' Vision. The only problem he mentions is the carbs had design issues that can make it run...
Maybe you know the manufacture date of your bike, but I wonder if motorcycle model years are timed like car model years.
The car makers typically...
For the record, I'm at the not-so-anal end of the risk spectrum.
I just wanted to note the rubber gets harder with age, so there is some...
First gen Vmax? (2007 or earlier)
I had to do the same operation twice last year, and I don't recall needing any special tools.
From now on, you can say "fork it!"
Allen wench held by ChannelLock pliers? I think that's how I got mine out.
Unlighted tunnels mess with my sense of balance.
It should be straightforward. Disassemble and clean everything thoroughly, including the internal passages. Reassemble them, checking/adjusting...
Case closed. Glad you are back in business quickly.
I have a Gen 1 and I am not sure which model you have or if it might be different. The Gen 1 design is same as my other Yamaha models.
Is it possible you did something to the Kill Switch wiring when you changed the grips? Maybe you could open up the right hand switch controls and...
Probably want to get to it soon. My PO neglected it and all the paint is stripped off the bottom of my engine.
He sold it to a dealer who put in...
I need the emblems.
I'll send a PM.
My brother-in-law's 1966 Corvette was featured in one on Bob's TV appearances:
Even though it's a beautiful paint job, I thought the same thing but I didn't want to say it. It is "busy".
Looking forward to watching the progress.
Somebody really loved that bike to put all the effort and expense into the chrome plating and paint.
Congratulations. Should be a fun project.
You mean rakes and brooms won't be suitable?
Yes, you probably noticed I have three XS1100's. They are a good "all around" bike that is reasonably quick, handles decently, and is stable on...
Me too. Should I add my trash-picked Sears Ted Williams Free Spirit 10 Speed to my signature?
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