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  1. 99sidude

    Reliability Rally - $1000 bikes

    Seeing that there are several OG members here that like dirt cheap motorcycles, I thought I would make this post. For the past few years I have been running an annual rally for dirt cheap bikes. We had 27 people sign up this year and 20 actually show up despite COVID. We expect 40+ for 2021. We...
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    Anyone been to South America?

    In a few weeks my job is sending me to South America. I'll be in Buenos Aires, Argentina for a week+weekend, then Sao Paul, Brazil for the next week. It should be a pretty laid back trip with plenty of free time. Can anyone recommend things to do/try?
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    1967 Mustang

    The goal is to be finished spring of 2015. This is a 1967 Mustang Coupe. Originally a 289 2v with C4 trans. I got the car as a shell, with everything in boxes. The goal is to retain the original character, while making it stop, go, and turn much better. Cosmetically, the car will be painted an...
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    Future Honda engines announced

    Boost coming soon!!! Look to see more tuning options down the road! Honda is late to the party with these things, but I think they will be class leading. Below are the posted power numbers, which tend to be sand bagged and WHP numbers... DI 1.0 dohc turbo triple with at least 130hp: DI...
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    Got myself a touring machine

    CBR1100XX. The 919 doesn't cut it on the multi-day trips.
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    What do you know about 4Runners?

    My next door neighbors have a 2003 that has been sitting ever since I moved in over 3 years ago. I stopped over the other day and they asked if I was interested in buying it. They haven't tossed out a price yet. What I do know - 103,000 miles. SR5 4.7 V8. It's sitting because a front half...
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    New NSX factory in Ohio

    Honda Plans $70 Million Ohio Supercar Plant to Aid Acura - Bloomberg Crazy isn't it? Honda's top car being designed and built by Ohioans. I was at the ceremony and shook hands with Governor Kasich.
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    So much WANT!!!

    $3k, 125cc, fuel injected, 130mpg, 68mph, 225lb, street legal!. These things are going to be everywhere soon. 2014 Grom Overview - Honda Powersports Honda Grom makes economical transportation fun | RideApart
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    New daily beater

    I ordered my first new car today. 2013 Civic Si Sedan. The cool thing is that it will be born in Canada on my birthday. I probably wont take delivery till mid May though. It's a 30k mile/year lease, zero down, all maintenance and expendables covered, and I get a new car every year. Not bad. The...
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    Happy Birthday GSRCRXsi

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    New Year's Resolution Thread

    Mine -Get under 10% body fat at current weight -Get promoted to "project leader" at work -Get into a meaningful relationship -Install a patio at my house -Purshase a classic car
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    I'm going to Japan in late July for work. I'll be in the Tochigi area most of the time, but I get a weekend to do whatever the hell I want. I want to stay within a few hours of Tokyo. I'd hate to blow my 2.5 days of free time on trains. IIRC a few of you have been out there or have sig others...
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    FS: 97 EK hatch, ITR swap

    $5500 obo This is my 97 Civic DX hatch that I bought 3 years ago. Over the past three years, I've built it into a respectable little rocket. The engine and trans work has under 4k miles on it. Selling because I got into motorcycles, and I just don't drive it anymore. Build thread...
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    Picked up a little something

    2004 919. 11k miles. 100% stock. Hardley a scratch on it (for now). Picked it up for commuting purposes and the occasional joy ride. I couldn't be any happier. It was between this an an SV650.
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    I might go pick this up

    83' CB1100F, 27k miles, clean as hell, rare (only made that year), guy at work asking $3300. He needs to sell because he's moving back to Japan next week. I was originally thinking something newer and fuel injected, however, I feel like I can own this for a little while, look like a total...
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    Honda announces new engine tech

    New plan calls for top-of-industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle class within 3 years TOKYO, Japan, November 30, 2011 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the outline for a revolutionary next-generation technology called “Earth Dreams Technology.†“Earth Dreams Technologyâ€...
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    Basic Turbo Guide

    Mitsubishi made this document to explain how a turbo works and how to diagnose problems. pdf document is attached.
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    work whip

    I took home this CR-Z for the weekend. 6 Speed. 18" odyssey accessory wheels painted black with spacers in the front. 07/08 TL front brakes, suspension work, chassis bracing. The car handles like its on rails and I'm having no issue getting over 40mpg even with the way I am driving it. I'm...
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    Valvetrain wear

    This week I hit 3500 miles on the build. Time for the first oil change following the break-in period. I ran the oil through a strainer - no metal particles. Good. I decided to pull the valve cover just to check things over, and found THIS: On the exhaust cam, cylinders 2 & 3, the vtec lobes...
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    Anybody going to be there? I will the 1st-3rd. And for some reason it wont let me spell it SEMA in the title :shrug2:
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