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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #50 on: July 13, 2017, 06:30:06 pm »
The Honda oem side cases arrived, also got all my wiring done for my Zumo 590, TPX 2.0 radar detector, and heated gear inputs/controls.

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #51 on: July 13, 2017, 09:30:55 pm »
Beautiful bike, Jay!

Congrats, and ride safe Bro.

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #52 on: July 13, 2017, 09:33:14 pm »
     
       What a beautiful garage!

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #53 on: July 14, 2017, 08:53:35 am »
I was thinking the same thing as the pics revealed the transformation. ZG wrote earlier that he needed to clean up his garage. Amazing what happens when you move the recycling bin and a few other things. And great job on the bike, beautiful!  :great:

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #54 on: July 14, 2017, 11:40:35 am »
 :)) :)) :)) Maybe someday when I grow up I can have a garage like that...  ;D

Thanks guys, glad you like!  :beerchug:
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #55 on: July 24, 2017, 12:07:03 pm »
Lock set finally arrived from Honda so the panniers could be keyed to match my ignition key, these oem panniers are much smaller than any others I've had on bikes, but I do like the fit and finish of them.  :great:














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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #56 on: July 24, 2017, 12:24:40 pm »
Very nice brotha!

How are you still getting Photobucket to host images and link to them?

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #57 on: July 24, 2017, 12:33:00 pm »
Very nice brotha!

How are you still getting Photobucket to host images and link to them?

Thx bro!  :beerchug:

As for the photobucket, not sure, I'm not doing anything different than normal/past, I've seen the posts from other folks about something changed but for me it seems to be just the same??  :??:

Maybe it's because I haven't logged out of it? Sorry, no clue?  :017:
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #58 on: August 19, 2017, 01:58:09 pm »
First trip on the Viffer, some rest stop in WA

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #59 on: August 28, 2017, 03:00:01 pm »
Just picked up my new out of the box 2015 VFR800F deluxe!  500 miles this past week end.  need to workout a few seat issues but love it so far.
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #60 on: August 29, 2017, 02:37:11 am »
Just picked up my new out of the box 2015 VFR800F deluxe!  500 miles this past week end.  need to workout a few seat issues but love it so far.

Grats SS!  :great: :great:

Post up some pics!  :popcorn:
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #61 on: August 31, 2017, 01:45:47 pm »
Here is a picture.
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #62 on: August 31, 2017, 09:12:33 pm »
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #63 on: September 01, 2017, 12:29:18 am »
Kawasaki should fire their Ninja 1000 design team.  They could have made it look like that instead?   I don't know..maybe Suzuki threw some sort of design papers into the dumpster, and a Kawi designer found them?

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #64 on: September 01, 2017, 03:24:01 am »
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #65 on: September 11, 2017, 09:34:14 am »
I didn't join the viffer sub club in this forum but did rejoin the greater Honda family. Picked up a NT700v; the Deauxville to become the C-14's stablemate. A 2 cylinder with about 65 HP, driveshaft and integrated side cases. Its appearance was fashioned after the ST1300 but weighs only 525 lbs. I call it my milk and bread bike as in going to the store for those items. Engine is mounted to frame so the vibration comes through although not as much as a Milwaukee paint shaker. Been having a blast running around my rural county. Gets up to 70 MPH faster than 90% of the cages on the road, is happy from 4000-6000 rpms. 65 MPG! Would submit a pic but have spent the last 1/2 hour convincing myself I am an idiot with computers trying to upload a thumbnail Sorry.  :'(

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #66 on: September 11, 2017, 11:11:33 am »
Ya did good ZG that's a purty bike. My favorite Uncle bought a new 94 viffer had gear driven cams and he put a D&D on on it. Sweet!!! Enjoy your new ride. :great:

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #67 on: September 11, 2017, 12:25:38 pm »
ZG, a dumb question, if you please....

On our c14's it was difficult/impossible to feel the vvt kick in, or change. I say "was" because Ivans reflash changed this...but as compared to a stock bike...

How about your vfr? Do you feel those extra valves opening, or is it seamless?   I know its not a valid comparison and Hondas system really opens extra valves.

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #68 on: September 11, 2017, 04:31:38 pm »
ZG, a dumb question, if you please....

On our c14's it was difficult/impossible to feel the vvt kick in, or change. I say "was" because Ivans reflash changed this...but as compared to a stock bike...

How about your vfr? Do you feel those extra valves opening, or is it seamless?   I know its not a valid comparison and Hondas system really opens extra valves.

It is like hitting power band on a two stroke. You can feel it and definitely hear it, on mine anyways.

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #69 on: September 12, 2017, 02:57:19 am »
ZG, a dumb question, if you please....

On our c14's it was difficult/impossible to feel the vvt kick in, or change. I say "was" because Ivans reflash changed this...but as compared to a stock bike...

How about your vfr? Do you feel those extra valves opening, or is it seamless?   I know its not a valid comparison and Hondas system really opens extra valves.

It is like hitting power band on a two stroke. You can feel it and definitely hear it, on mine anyways.


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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #70 on: September 13, 2017, 09:09:25 am »
Another COG member took pity on me, walked me through posting pictures on the forum. Thanks John. This is the Deauxville.

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #71 on: November 05, 2017, 09:13:23 pm »
Well as good as she is in stock form, 4 months later, I finally added a couple items to the Viffer.  :49:

Arrow slip-on, 1.25" risers, and Ermax dark tint windscreen.




The Arrow badge stenciled on it is dang near a perfect match to the wheels...  :great:

Sorry for the dirty wheels, been riding her in the rain, it's Fall in the PNW.  :truce:  ;D


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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #73 on: November 06, 2017, 09:30:08 am »
Do the risers go straight up or tilt the bars back for you? Love that bike!

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Re: Honda VFR 800 RC79 - 8th gen Interceptor
« Reply #74 on: November 06, 2017, 09:40:02 pm »
Do the risers go straight up or tilt the bars back for you? Love that bike!

The risers are visible in the pic DZ, they are flat but the upper triple clamp is angled so yes they are angled back and up. I'm still on the fence if I'll keep them or not, got em used for $40 shipped so thought I'd give em a try...  :??:
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