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Flashing Brake Light MODULE
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If you like the idea of the Back Off brake light module, then you'll love this one I have found for a fraction of the price:

http://www.bigrigchromeshop.com/Merc.../LITWH/UP90655

It does the same as the Back Off module and is fully adjustable. I have been using this on my '05 vmax for the past few years without any problems.
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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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Any chance you friend will be making more footrest ? how much ?

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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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twin turbo to bring ya to 300hp will work too eh. ;)

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Thanks. Got'em coming.

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Re: Grips
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Yes, 6241 for chrome ISO universal 7/8" or 6341 for the new black alike.

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I suppose you mean the universal 6241?

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I have the ISO grips on my vmax. You just need to get the ones for 7/8" metric. They come in chrome and now black too!

Posted on: 1/28 8:42
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I'm wanting to change my grips. I've always loved the ISO grips from Kuryakyn. But I don't see that they make them for the VMax. I have found some similar from China but I'm sure they are not as good of quality. Any Advice? Maybe even another grip?

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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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1) I'd like to see Tim Nash develop a quick-shifter and modified tune to control it.
2) Brighter LED replacement for the shift light.
3) Narrower, more comfortable seat for us short-legged riders.
4) Bigger cams for more top-end hp, and a lopey idle.
5) Possibly a big bore kit.

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Also I know it didn't look great, but he added an extension of 4" to the windscreen, I road it for 10k and what a difference, the pegs and screen made a huge difference for riding position.

Posted on: 1/22 6:25
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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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My pal with his vmax. Made the brackets himself. Heres a shot with him on it.
I got my order in. :)
Now for the windscreen and saddle bag issue.

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I agree, as I love to ride the most ultimate bike made to date, I like to be able to travel, that's why highway pegs for different riding position to be able to ride longer is necessary. And saddle bags that are actually useful and don't cost more than the bike, and a backrest option instead of just a but stop.
Shes perfect, just needs options that are real. Oh ya, a larger wind screen to keep the sand and rider fatigue down.
I average 19000 k per year and getting head blown on the highway gets uncomfortable at high speeds especially in a head wind.
Yamaha or aftermarket companies, hope you guys are paying attention. Lots of us are looking but were unable to find it.
Someone will make them and you will lose that customer base.
Oh ya, my friend made brackets for the bike for highway pegs.

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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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for me,i would like to ride a couple hundred miles on my max in comfort.it would help to have them options.i want a little comfort with my speed.i'm not ready for a gold wing yet.

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I must say.....all those things on your wish list for your Max are exactly what it was never meant to have...or do. And...exactly why i have one. Just sayin! Be safe out there!

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Re: What Id like to see for 1700 vmax
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lol disreguard last rant ;)

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Ok, im sure this has been on everyones mind, well mine anyways.
heres my bucket list for my 2013 vmax.
1 Proper saddle bags and brackets. Leather or hard for me long as it looks ok and holds a leather jacket, underwear socks and some other stuff im good.
2. The windscreen for this bike is too small. You get sand blasted, the wind goes over the top and hits you from the chest up. Come on guys make it practical for real use. Travel is not good when your fatigued.
3. A crash bar with highway pegs would be nice. Its not a crotch rocket, its a sport cruiser, supposed to have options.

Im sure if enough of us complain, someone will make something practical for this bike.

To the admin of this site. Bro, need to adjust the avatar size, man 125x125 is way too small to see. I wanted to post a cool avatar and resized it to fit but cant even see it. It never loaded either. Bugs bro. LOL

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Re: Tech Review: LED TAIL/Brake Light License Plate Holder
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PS - I fixed my LED vs incandescent problem (all lights flashing) with a diode kit from Kuryakyn (7.99)

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I have the same light from Scoobyvan. Also Highly recommend it. It is one of the most dramatic changes that can be made to the overall look of the bike for a relatively small investment. One note: had to get creative getting my plate to fit in the frame. IL plates (or maybe they're all like that) are stamped exceptionally high/deep. Wound up trimming the plate until I could just set it in through the front of the frame.

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GEN2 Product Review: Oil Pressure Gauge, UFO riser kit, & Muscle Drag Bar
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FROM: SPRING 2012 VBOOST

One Off OD Preaaure Gauge Kit
UFO Gen-2 Handle Bar Riser Kit
Morley Muscle Black Drag Bar
I had my Gen 2 Oil Pump Recall done late last Fall and after hearing about some poor Yamaha dealership installations, and the resulting destroyed motors, I was extremely fearful for mine.

I purchased an oil pressure gage kit from Cycle One-Off to be able to monitor my oil pressure. The kit from Cycle One-Off was of good quality, performed perfectly and came with great installation instructions. I must say, it is extremely easy to install and has given me peace of mind over the last 700 miles.

I chose the water pump bracket installation, but the handle bar mount looks simple as well. I think the gage and line blends in well with the motor and I have not experienced any leaks or flutters.
I also purchased, and installed the UFO Gen-2 VMax handlebar and riser kit for my 2009. This kit is of good quality and was fairly easy to install as well. However, when I saw the handlebars being offered by Sean Morley I was persuaded to buy the black ones. These bars come with inserts for bar-ends and provide a bit of a bend/rise over the UFO drag bars. By retaining the UFO risers, I was able to position the Morley bars with the bend/rise facing towards me and somewhat down. Since I am just 5’7" and have a shorter reach than many, this provided a much improved riding position for me.

Per the UFO instructions, by un-securing the headlight mounting I was able to reposition the cables and wiring to accommodate these bars and risers without going to a longer brake or clutch line.

Just A Little Update and Let’s Be Careful Out There!

Rick Rash #1283

Posted on: 2013/11/5 6:44
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Tech Review: 7" Head Light
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FROM: SUMMER 2012 VBOOST

The last “upgrade”, I decided to do, was to swap out the Harley style “Bullet” Head light, that has been on my VMax for almost 5 years… to a 7” “Round” style.

Again, I got on the Internet and looked for what was available. I made the decision to utilize one of the VMOA’s long time vendors, Exactrep, from England. While looking through their online catalog I came across the 7” “Bucket” that I thought would look really good on my VMax… So you guessed it… I placed an order! Delivered to my door the cost in US dollars was; £95.00 ($151.05) Style D = 7" Prism Lens + 100w Bulb Plus Shipping of: £12.50 ($20.56)

I received the headlight assembly in very short order Less that 10 days… The package included the Bucket, lens, Mounting hardware the 100 watt bulb and an instruction sheet…

The headlight was “Made in Taiwan” which I found out after I had ordered and paid for it. This fact was not listed in the catalog. I was not happy about it either… When I did receive the headlight I was further disappointed that the “Lens” was plastic! I had ordered the “Prism” lens… Because this lens is plastic I have not installed the 100 watt bulb… I am afraid that it will melt the plastic!

The rest of the Headlight is just fine as far as it’s durability, only time will tell… in my experience parts that come from Taiwan and China are not of the “best quality”. I guess that is also why they are so much cheaper! Lesson re-learned!

The fork mounting brackets, which appear to be made by Exactrep for the different size fork tubes, are very good quality. But I might be wrong about where and who made these brackets…

Overall I rate this product a low 5… all of this information should have been in the catalog…

Later/Steve Jasse

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