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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    thanks guys, im looking for another one now, will do that one in rothmans colours if I find one
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Thanks, its twin/sibling will be next to be stripped and restored. Its pretty clean already but will be taken down to the frame and re-done from the ground up....
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Almost finished...
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    well, it was a good day today.

    Installed the Hindle Pipe, rebuilt Carbs ,Coils and fired it up for the first time.

    Ran well !

    Got no rear lights though (just a brake light), no tail...
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    Re: 86 RG500 Gamma

    Thanks !.
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    Re: 86 RG500 Gamma

    Nice. My Gamma's are an '87 Rg250 WW and a rare '88 RGV250 "J" which was a JDM only year. I also have a set of OEM PEPSI bodywork for the '88 RGV. My 87 is a WW Tribute. It started life as a...
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    Re: 86 RG500 Gamma

    Thanks, Harder than you may think. When they do come up they are crazy prices. Foolishly I let one get away 2 yrs ago.
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    Re: 86 RG500 Gamma

    Beautiful bike RL. I have the NS400R, the RZ500 but im missing an RG500. Ive got am RG250 WW and an 88 RGV250 (JDM only) , but would love to find a nice RG500
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Thanks !
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Hi Rob, im just south of North Bay, about an hour north of Huntsville.

    Ill post more Carb pics as I get them torn down, but you can see the bowls here, definitely a giant pain in the a$$ to...
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Thanks ! Fluids next (oil, coolant and brakes/clutch), Im also starting carbs soon too. Ultrasonic cleaning. Ive got 3 sets of carbs for it, 2 of the sets will be combined into one decent set...
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Bit more done...

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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    progress...
  14. Re: My ZRX gets a little buddy for Christmas-1978 KM100

    Beautiful little bike you got there. As others have said, best to check the seals after sitting so long. Would be worth doing a leak-down test on it. Easy to do, then you know for sure, be a...
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Yes, the local upholstery shop did it. $175 CAD, and I have the rest of the yard of blue vinyl for another seat or 3 some time. They do nice work for sure.
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    VF1000R Seat is done
    https://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss214/davet91/BIKES/P1100412_zpsajxawrkj.jpg
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    This is the European colour scheme my project bike will be painted in. So ill have a B/W/R and a R/W B bike. I have 4 sets of bodywork and tanks so I may also do a rothmans set of bodywork...we...
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    I agree, of the "old school " bikes, its a beauty.
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    Re: 1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    My 85 VF500F, that I built into a VF500R Rothmans. Targa lower Fairings, Cut upper fairing, Cut windshield, Lower clip-ons, Slash cut exhaust, Cut front fender, 2 tone seat, shorty lever, Bar end...
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    1985 VF1000R's. (x4)

    Went looking for a decent VF1000R in the summer and ended up with a decent one and 3 others. The 3 others will become one which will be restored in the European colour scheme.

    the 3 to go into 1...
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    Re: Hello ! New Member form Ontario Canada

    Thank you. Its the second floor of my garage (40x26'). I built it into a hill so I can ride the bikes around back and through the double doors. 4 cars down stairs and lots of bikes upstairs. ...
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    Re: Hello ! New Member from Ontario Canada

    You guys in Quebec have the best trails and snow conditions, were envious here in Ontario :)
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    Re: Hello ! New Member from Ontario Canada

    Critical Mass is what your have to aim for, once you get past a certain number of bikes, they can no longer tell if you've added one (especially if you decide to go all green). You sell one now and...
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    Re: Hello ! New Member from Ontario Canada

    thanks, I can see why you have 5. Ive been tempted to buy another one too. I love my ZRX, the comfort, power and handling are beyond my expectations.
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    Re: Hello ! New Member from Ontario Canada

    Yea, im strictly a groomed trail rider, and my sled is a model thats more suited to that type of riding, fast as hell but on flat packed trails. Im too old and unskilled to ride like my son. His...
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