I believe those who increase the size of the front tire may experience tire rub on the front fender. I believe the front fender would need to be raised in order to install the larger tire. The custom has a low profile tire and the larger size is 10mm. If I’m not mistaken. I was interested in going larger myself since I wanted whitewalls, but didn’t want them bad enough to modify the front fender.
I put a Metzler ME880 Marathon 90/90-21 on 10,000 miles ago, so there is no sense of a picture now (it's pretty well worn). When I mounted it, I heard that you may have to slot the fender mount, but there was no problem with mine. The new tire nubs hit, but wore off in a few miles.
I had to make an emergency stop the other day on my 900 (accident avoided), but encountered something unusual. When I pulled in the clutch lever and applied the front brake simultanously, the throttle seemed to freeze with the engine revved up (to around 3-4K) as I braked to a stop. I had just...
I have the a stock 12' head light in v900 classic.
What is the next legal, but better HEADlight bulb upgrade ( just the camry verson, not the ferrari version) thats great for during the day or night?
Also, is the labor hard, what does it intail?
thanks to all!
I have a Clymers manual but the only adjustment covered is the free-play gap of the clutch lever itself. I did that.
The way my clutch works, when I'm starting from a dead stop, I have to release the clutch lever almost all the way out for the clutch to begin engaging (friction)...
So with a look into the pipes on my '08 it looks like the previous owner removed the outer or last baffle. So if that's the case should I also mod the air filter / air box to kind of balance it out? Does K&N make a filter for the VN900?
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