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tangodelta3

Installed the motodynamic's tail tidy and plate light last night. Old one was some homemade strips of metal from the previous owner. Creative, but not clean looking. Tail light from TST comes today.

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Installed TST smoked tail light and front turn signals. Also, installed TST relay. Sweet thing about all of that was, while I was removing the tank faring to install the relay, I found that the previous owner installed a DNA high flow air filter kit. They are like $190 on amazon right now and was an upgrade that I was planning on doing. Wish I knew if there was a tune on the ECU. 

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sorkyah
5 hours ago, tangodelta3 said:

Installed TST smoked tail light and front turn signals. Also, installed TST relay. Sweet thing about all of that was, while I was removing the tank faring to install the relay, I found that the previous owner installed a DNA high flow air filter kit. They are like $190 on amazon right now and was an upgrade that I was planning on doing. Wish I knew if there was a tune on the ECU. 

What's the last few of the VIN number and model year

The PO might have been a member


ATGATT... ATTATT, two acronyms I live by.
 

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Beemer
On ‎5‎/‎31‎/‎2019 at 1:58 AM, Wintersdark said:

What SS brake line package are people using?  Is there a decent reasonably priced option?

 

Wut I did today....  Well, I started with this:

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And ended with this:

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An observation on the Black Widow install:  Holy crap, is it ever a lot lighter than the stock exhaust system.  That thing is ridiculously heavy.  Sadly, I didn't finish up until 10:30pm, and felt I'd be best off not getting off on the wrong foot with the neighbors just yet, so the test ride and initial startup will have to wait till tomorrow.  It was a fun change, and pretty easy too.  Beats the hell out of swapping exhaust systems on an inline 4!

 

It's not going to be obnoxiously loud where you want to cover your ears but the neighbors will hear it. If any of them say they can hear your bike just politely smile and tell them you can hear their lawn mower. Enjoy!


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tangodelta3
Posted (edited)
12 hours ago, sorkyah said:

What's the last few of the VIN number and model year

The PO might have been a member

Model year is 16 and last four of the VIN is 7072. I’m in central Ohio. 

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sorkyah
6 minutes ago, tangodelta3 said:

Model year is 16 and last four of the VIN is 7072. I’m in central Ohio. 

 

Not showing up in the list, sorry bud

 


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7fold

Finally got around to installing my fender eliminator and removing the pumpkins up front for some proton flushmounts. I also put in a TST brake light modulator, but...well, you can't exactly see that in a photo haha.

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On 5/30/2019 at 3:56 PM, phanomenal07 said:

You have a link to those valves

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Purchase the Race Tech Yamaha FZ-07 / MT-07 2015-2019 Gold Valve Cartridge Fork Emulators from SportbikeTrackGear.com Get the lowest...

Completely worth the money - I weigh 220 and the stock springs were fine for me, but the gold valves definitely are as close to cartridges as I need this daily commuter. With new forks seals and oil you are still all setup for under 200 

On 5/31/2019 at 1:58 AM, Wintersdark said:

What SS brake line package are people using?  Is there a decent reasonably priced option?

 

 

I used the Coremoto full set: 145 on Ebay and they were built for the bike and I got to chose line color, holder color and banjo bolt color. If I had to do it over again, the rear brake line is not really necessary and feels the same as it did before, most of the fade was from the front and feels better now. I also run a rear hand brake so it is even less necessary.

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30 minutes ago, Redempire said:
Race_Tech_Fork_Gold_Valve_Cartridge_Emul

Purchase the Race Tech Yamaha FZ-07 / MT-07 2015-2019 Gold Valve Cartridge Fork Emulators from SportbikeTrackGear.com Get the lowest...

Completely worth the money - I weigh 220 and the stock springs were fine for me, but the gold valves definitely are as close to cartridges as I need this daily commuter. With new forks seals and oil you are still all setup for under 200 

I used the Coremoto full set: 145 on Ebay and they were built for the bike and I got to chose line color, holder color and banjo bolt color. If I had to do it over again, the rear brake line is not really necessary and feels the same as it did before, most of the fade was from the front and feels better now. I also run a rear hand brake so it is even less necessary.

Regarding the valves:that's fascinating! I had no idea such a thing existed.  Definitely a much more affordable approach than fully swapping out forks.

How have the coremoto lines held up?  How long have you had them?

 

 

Edit to stay on topic: Removed the passenger pegs, and simply attached the rear brake reservoir to the nearest frame bolt that formerly held the rear peg bracket.  I plan to get the eBay brackets to go in that spot (and then put the reservoir back where it was) but this'll do for now.  It's not like I could take passengers with me anyways.

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Staying on topic!

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Redempire

Those valves are also great to run in Harleys which also use the same crappy fork system that we have (which is hilarious they do that on a bike that costs 3-5 times as much). You can also source preload adjusters on Ebay as well for around $30 that are anodized and let you add in another 10-15mm of preload (stock is usually 10mm).

 

I just put on the Coremoto lines, but they are solid lines. I have had them on my WR450 for the past 4 years and no problems, anodizing surprisingly has held up and of course they are better than the old rubber lines I had. Only real reason I did them on this bike was because I was switching out the lines and flushing brakes anyways after almost 4 years of use.

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208MT07

Had my Rosso III's installed yesterday, and man what a difference over the BT023's! I'm more of a conservative rider, but the instant I started riding on the Pirellis I noticed just how much easier turn in is, and the bike just seems more flickable. Interested to see how well they do on twisties and see what kind of life I'll get out of them with my more conservative riding style. 

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tangodelta3

Installed an ice blue led headlight bulb and royal blue led running light. Now I am fully LED. Also, installed MZS bar end mirrors. Installed plug screws where the stock mirrors were. 

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tangodelta3
On 6/3/2019 at 8:28 PM, tangodelta3 said:

Installed an ice blue led headlight bulb and royal blue led running light. Now I am fully LED. Also, installed MZS bar end mirrors. Installed plug screws where the stock mirrors were. 

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Picture of new lighting. Also, I adjusted the tension on my chain. 

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DewMan
1 hour ago, tangodelta3 said:

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Picture of new lighting. Also, I adjusted the tension on my chain. 

If you haven't already, you may want to check the legality of blue (and other colors) lights on a vehicle in your municipality.  Many areas have laws against it. Blue & Red are especially prone to such laws.  ✌️

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Just shut up and ride.

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Redempire

Let us know how that works long term. Here in NC, if you use blue lighting anywhere, they will ticket you. I have white running lights behind the air intake cowl which I put a blue screen over and that is borderline, but hasn't attracted attention yet.

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Wintersdark

Finally had a bit of time to pop out my airbox's snorkel, hook up my FTECU bike harness, and flash a 2WDW tune.  Haven't had a chance to test ride yet - finished late at night and it's raining - but I'm pretty stoked.  Hooking up the harness and flashing the ECU was trivially easy and quite a bit of fun.  

I'm very curious how the 2WDW tune will differ from stock settings.

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Beemer
On ‎6‎/‎5‎/‎2019 at 12:40 AM, Redempire said:

Let us know how that works long term. Here in NC, if you use blue lighting anywhere, they will ticket you. I have white running lights behind the air intake cowl which I put a blue screen over and that is borderline, but hasn't attracted attention yet.

I've read somewhere that you can use blue lights but they, the lights themselves, can not be exposed. For example, if you use a string of blue LED's to make your bike looks cool at night even then the light source can not be exposed because it can be mistaken for a cops blue lights. The blue light alone that is emitted from them is fine and legal. If you can't see the LED inside your intake cowl that's probably why no cops have bothered you.

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Wintersdark
17 hours ago, Wintersdark said:

Finally had a bit of time to pop out my airbox's snorkel, hook up my FTECU bike harness, and flash a 2WDW tune.  Haven't had a chance to test ride yet - finished late at night and it's raining - but I'm pretty stoked.  Hooking up the harness and flashing the ECU was trivially easy and quite a bit of fun.  

I'm very curious how the 2WDW tune will differ from stock settings.

Finally got that test ride in.

 

Mmmm.  Definitely happy with the tune.  So nice to have fine throttle control now instead of the absurd hard engine braking whenever you come off the throttle (then the jerk when you try to roll back on and it stops).  Definitely noticeable power difference with the exhaust, snorkel out and tune.  Untuned + exhaust was great when WOT but had some softer bits earlier in the curve.  Feels stronger all the way now, pretty significantly so too.  All in all, really pleased.  

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Terry_b

I love the 2WDW tune so far! Next mod is the R6 throttle tube 😁

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Wintersdark
16 hours ago, Terry_b said:

I love the 2WDW tune so far! Next mod is the R6 throttle tube <img src=">

I did that first, shortly after buying the bike.  Mind you, I used the motion pro tube, mostly so I wouldn't have to mess around with grips.  To date it's still the single most impactful mod I've done on a bike.  For something that doesn't actually add any performance whatsoever, it sure as hell feels like it does!

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Zephyr

Finally got a chance to install the Valter Moto rearsets.  Sadly haven't had a chance to test ride them.  Overall an easy experience.  I did however have to mod the banjo bolt brake light switch.  The plug that it came with did not match oem, so I just clipped off the two plugs and swapped the oem over to the banjo bolt switch.  Unfortunately I didn't have any propane to do a proper solder, but did braid and twist the wires and applied heat shrink with adhesive. I'm certain that the connection will never fail under typical riding conditions.

I'll try and update with pics later as the install was "by moonlight".

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Valtermoto Builds quality billet parts using designs developed in racing with an eye for detail so they look like they belong while providing value and function. Quality bearings at the lever mounts...

 

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Terry_b
On 6/9/2019 at 11:04 AM, Wintersdark said:

I did that first, shortly after buying the bike.  Mind you, I used the motion pro tube, mostly so I wouldn't have to mess around with grips.  To date it's still the single most impactful mod I've done on a bike.  For something that doesn't actually add any performance whatsoever, it sure as hell feels like it does!

I liken it to a short throw shifter for a car. No actual performance gain, but much better and faster lol!

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alexlj92

I washed the FZ this past weekend. But ended up riding the TTR to work today. Considering whether or not I want to keep the FZ. For now It is still in the garage. The new bike is just getting a little more attention.

 

Recent photo:

 

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DewMan
19 minutes ago, alexlj92 said:

I washed the FZ this past weekend. But ended up riding the TTR to work today. Considering whether or not I want to keep the FZ. For now It is still in the garage. The new bike is just getting a little more attention.

 

 

Booooo!!!! Boooo!!!!

😁

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Just shut up and ride.

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After many hours of analysis paralysis researching exhaust systems I finally bought and installed a Akra Ti. So far I'm very happy with my choice. Nice quality piece and I'm really liking the much improved exhaust note.  Just the sound I was looking for, so the baffles are staying put for the time being.

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