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Sales and Wants / 1984 and 1985 VF1000R For Sale
« Last post by Halfmad on August 12, 2017, 06:18:35 pm »
Hey Guys
Before i go the ebay route i said i'd ask ye first

2 VF1000R bikes one is 84 the other 85
Started projects that will never get finished
Both where good running bike before being attacked
Seems to be all original and everything looks to be there, i have some new indicators that will be included
i complete bodywork has being professionally resprayed

the 84 is a jap import and i have the paperwork and invoice from the UK dealer so it can be registered

the 85 is a US import and i have the title and the nova paperwork

It's easier if you just ask me questions
I'm in Ireland but will be going to the UK to netley marsh on the 1st sept
I can deliver or meet you between fishguard port and netley
Or you can ring on 00353 86 2623603
£7000 for the lot

here is a youtube link of the bikes

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNA4DZyrpFU&feature=youtu.be
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Owners Lounge / Re: Front caliber colour
« Last post by windysolar1 on August 11, 2017, 07:25:52 pm »
my ones are black
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In the Shed / Radiator hoses.
« Last post by yorkyfj on August 11, 2017, 08:32:59 am »
Having been laid low by a snapped water pump bolt, I'm doing a few other jobs and want to replace all the knackered / rock hard hoses. Is there anywhere that does silicone kits for 1000ff's ? Otherwise I assume it's CMSNL or David Silver for standard ones ?
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Owners Lounge / Front caliber colour
« Last post by Roblin31 on August 10, 2017, 01:00:45 pm »
Hey guys, what colour are the brake callipers on my 84 VF1000F supposed to be. The aint scheme is the red, white and black
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VF1000 / Re: VF1000RG in Iceland
« Last post by shrimp on August 10, 2017, 10:58:06 am »
Ok, thank's,  do you know the resale value of this? It's in working order and everything is there, but it needs new paint and stickers, someone painted it white/green with Castrol stickers.
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Sales and Wants / Re: Wanted vf 1000
« Last post by jan800x on August 10, 2017, 08:34:49 am »
http://honda.vf1000.com/forum/index.php/topic,1846.0.html

My VF is still for sale. Ask for 1549 Euros.


Jan
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In the Shed / Re: Under my Collector box is two nuts welded into the box ?
« Last post by Roblin31 on August 10, 2017, 01:27:04 am »
Cheers Bif. I was thinking of cutting replacing the tube in toto but the washer idea sounds like a great option. I'm not a great rust welder either. I think it will be a bit like stitching car panel: tack by tack.
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VF1000 / Re: VF1000RG in Iceland
« Last post by vf pete on August 10, 2017, 12:52:29 am »
hi

your vin number sc16-2200040 falls between SC16-2200002 and   SC16-2200063   which looks like a french vf1000rg
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In the Shed / Re: Under my Collector box is two nuts welded into the box ?
« Last post by bif on August 09, 2017, 08:54:28 am »
Hi Rob,they do look to be structural,holding the centre of the box that is constructed from two pressings and joined by a single seam.
If you have a leak at the weld,a large repair washer and some careful welding should do the trick.
The metal will have thinned around the crack and simply rewelding over it usually ends up making it into a hole.
This may be due to my ineptitude,I do know people who look to be able to weld rust,I'm not one of them.
Regards Bif
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In the Shed / Re: Under my Collector box is two nuts welded into the box ?
« Last post by Roblin31 on August 09, 2017, 04:57:02 am »
Question then begs, why are those two pipes there? I have a leak from the weld on one of the pipes and was just considering replacing it. Are they a structural item to keep the collector shape?
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