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post #1 of 23 Old 01-28-2011, 11:05 AM Thread Starter
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My old VFR...

As mentioned in other threads, I have a '98 VFR800 that I'm beating myself up over deciding to sell or not. It's a fricken great machine and when I'm sitting in my recliner, I can picture putting it up for sale. When I walk out to the garage however, it's a different story when she looks at me with those big puppy eyes. Some folks were asking about pics so here are a few:






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post #2 of 23 Old 01-28-2011, 11:23 AM
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You're a tease . But thanks for the VFR Porn.

She is real clean! Nice job in taking care of her! How many miles and what kind of accessories do you have for her? PM me if you decide to sell. I might be in a position to buy in the next few months.

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.......put DOWN the gun.....and WALK away from the ledge!!!!!

Dont DO IT MAN!!!!!!!!!

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Why not rekindle the flame? Maybe a nice set of gold valves, aftermarket rear shock, a lighter weight titanium exhaust canister.....and a good tune.

You'll be back in love again.......

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Why not rekindle the flame? Maybe a nice set of gold valves, aftermarket rear shock, a lighter weight titanium exhaust canister.....and a good tune.

You'll be back in love again.......
How about the supercharger kit that's out there ?

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I know I can't do better than this. Believe it or not, she has about 28k on her, and is stock!! The only things I've done is the VFRness and reg/rec upgrade, as recommended by the folks on the VFR owners' board. She runs like a top and is typical Honda smooth. I keep browsing the online stores and boards for stuff to do to her but when I ride her, she is perfect the way she sits right now. The only thing I've seriously considered is Delkevic makes a stainless header (so does Motad but more expensive) or possibly having the stock headers jet coated. There are a few chips and superficial scratches here and there, a bit of fade but, like I tell my wife, it actually gives me more peace of mind when I throw the saddlebags and tank bag on her because I'm not as anal about the finish as I am with my still pristine paint on the 919 and VTX1800. The damn bike just works. It's never going to worth big coin but, that's not why I own it, nor why I would keep it. I rode it last week and I still pull into the garage shaking my head at how freakin well Honda did in putting this bike together. It's certainly a smile factory.

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It's a nice bike, but you didn't wish me a happy birthday yesterday either so I don't care if you sell it. Just sayin'

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Yer not dead yet? Ya old fart.

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It's a nice bike, but you didn't wish me a happy birthday yesterday either so I don't care if you sell it. Just sayin'

Wow. 55, huh? That right there should be worth something. I'll send you a pic of my breast. Would you prefer a little glitter type clip-on, or have me go all out and set the nipple on fire?
Happy belated birfday man.

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Hahahahahahahahahaha!

What a crowd!!!!!

Just let me take that Viffer out if I'm out your way visiting the outlaws.

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i would buy it, but you didnt wish me a happy birthday either, so i wont pay much for it.

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she is beautiful

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Walked into a shop the other day....and there sat a mint condition, red, VFR 750 with only 8,000 miles on the clock.

Definately classics.

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Wow that supercharger kit is $5000. Great bike, I love VFR's

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i would buy it, but you didnt wish me a happy birthday either, so i wont pay much for it.
Happy birthday a day late, bro. Don't these people suck? Talk about seniors forgetting!


Sheesh!

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yea all these damn senior moments going on, thats aright though didnt hear from anyone in the family until today.

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I always wanted one of those, I'd keep it. Keep the relationship fresh... buy her a set of tits, a new dress, maybe a pair of nasty stilettos.

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Give the rear end a good grease job too....

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Give the rear end a good grease job too....
Grease the axle? Or push-rod?

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Okay. Another ten or twelve years and I'll be featured on that t.v. show "Hoarders". Of course I'm keeping the VFR...and the VTX...and the 919...and the KDX...and the Ninja...and the ad nauseam.
I'm great at buying bikes. Selling? Not so good.
So I went ahead and ordered a few parts for a couple of bikes to keep me tinkering with them. A couple of sets of bars for the 919 (had some exhaust stuff come in last week) and some exhaust stuff for the VFR. I'm thinking of putting the Erion can that I bought off of Pauli, on the VFR. I ordered a Delkevic slip on just for the VFR midpipe. I'm thinking the Erion will sound tits on the VFR with that V-four mixed with the gear driven cams. Then I'll need something else for the 919. Have the TwoBros midpipe, so I can fashion anything onto the end of it. Or I can leave the 919 stock....or go Yosh... or... crap, I need to pick up another shift at work or join a twelve step program. I never did tell you all what i paid for my 919, when i joined this site, did I?

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How's the VFR doin'?

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How's the VFR doin'?
Don't tell anybody but, I still ride the VFR more than any other bike in the stable. It's just that good, even for a thirteen year old bike. If you never do anything else, take an opportunity to ride one (the 5th gen of course, that new v-tec stuff without the gear driven cams is poop).

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