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  1. vagrant

    V7 Registry & Picture thread -- ADD YOUR BIKE

    The bagel button only does the one side. The toaster should do two. Personally, I want both sides done. If you have a english muffin setting I think it does the best overall job on everything.
  2. vagrant

    comfort on V7 special

    I'm on my second one. Love them a d willing to tolerate the height until I flop!
  3. vagrant

    comfort on V7 special

    To answer your question, I had a 2015 v7 special and now a 2017 v7III special and a v85. I'm 74 and if I could grow a 1/2" (anywhere, please) I'd be 5'8". I find them very comfortable and simple to navigate around the garage and on the road. Now the v85 is way too tall, but I love it too even...
  4. vagrant

    V7 Clutch Cable R & R--HELP!

    I haven't done a v7 yet. On other Guzzis I just hook it up on top and use a bar to lever in the clutch arm enough to put the cable in.
  5. vagrant

    V7 850 special, seat covering deteriorating?

    There is a guy from I think Australia that has had a V85 brown seat basically dissolve. Not sure what forum I saw it on but will get you info if I find it again.
  6. vagrant

    Self cancelling Indicators - Smart Turn System

    I think it's just the V85 with the shut off feature?
  7. vagrant

    rear wheel failure

    But was it the same owner? If there are now two broken wheels we need to know. I know I saw this same issue posted several weeks back on one of the forums but don't remember which one. Cal, are you that same guy?
  8. vagrant

    V85tt startus interruptus

    Along with the terminals and the grounds. FYI, my first v85 battery made it one year.
  9. vagrant

    2013 V7 Stone - Need help with the Engine and Gear oil info.

    All the latest use 10/60. Do a search here for more oil info than you ever needed to know. Yours is a plain V7. Every year can be different for the amount and type used in the 5-6 speed trans and the rear end.
  10. vagrant

    Self cancelling Indicators - Smart Turn System

    FYI, they aren't self canceling from the factory. They are a we'll turn off in a while if you forget to!
  11. vagrant

    V85TT Suspension Thread

    Ha. Mine stays on pavement but it’s tight twisty with big dips.
  12. vagrant

    v85TT leaking from final drive

    No, the new ones are either 16,500-18,000 miles. JOKE! FYI, my 2022 was slightly underfilled on the 6 speed and slightly over on the rear end.
  13. vagrant


    https://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/v85tt-reliability.22256/page-2 See the report from KGLM who seems to have disappeared from here. Mine had a similar issue with rings and lost power and the ability to accelerate under full throttle. Yours is using more oil than I'd want and about the same...
  14. vagrant

    V85TT reliability

    KGLM, are you still here? Did you ever get your issue resolved.
  15. vagrant

    V85TT Suspension Thread

    Pridanc, yes ,that answers the question. I'd call that 5 rings down and I run 4. I'm guessing that your spring and the lower shock are pretty close to the same distance. Now my only concern is will I lose enough ground clearance to make me upset. Thanks.
  16. vagrant

    v85TT leaking from final drive

    Refills are 160cc. Original 180cc. I think I'd drain it overnight and see how much comes out. I bet they just overfilled it. The factory considers close enough to be their standard. If it continues leaking haul it back to the dealer.
  17. vagrant


    How much oil is it using.
  18. vagrant

    Hello from Antwerp, Belgium

    I kind of like "raw and clunky". Beats "character".
  19. vagrant


    What about a 130/80/17 rear for the older V7?
  20. vagrant


    150/80/17 is the smallest they import in the US.