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V7 Registry & Picture thread -- ADD YOUR BIKE

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by GT-Rx®, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Hippo-Drones

    Hippo-Drones Just got it firing!

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    Congrats on the bike, shame about the shonky PDI, but at least they have given you a good will gesture.
     
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  2. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Hey Andy(?!), well congrats on all, and welcome to the GT Forum & Guzzi Famiglia! Appreciate you posting your VIN# and related. Paul & Co are good people. Battery issues are well covered here. Often rushed into service, and they fail as you are seeing. So lucky for you, we (GuzziTech / GT MotoCycles) are in your backyard in Orange. Click on the Service tab above. Happy to be of help with the battery and all things service and performance related when ready. Post often, and hope you get to enjoy the bike!
     
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  3. BadAndy

    BadAndy Tuned and Synch'ed GT Famiglia

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    F28C1893-5181-40AD-B9B0-F861D73D02CA.jpeg 26F01489-FA4E-4449-A26E-0EEDB4B5B8BD.jpeg 26489DEF-204C-4569-AFF2-87D1DD33A068.jpeg Thank you Todd. It is Andy, we will be in touch. I have quite the wish list from your store....

    Here are a few photos. (Never mind the right mirror... as it was idling it was loose... I fixed it before riding away).
     
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  4. Andrew Joy

    Andrew Joy Just got it firing!

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    Here's some updated pics after some amazing guzzitech mods IMG_20190406_171910.jpg IMG_20190404_161648.jpg
     
  5. Andrew Joy

    Andrew Joy Just got it firing!

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    That sounds awesome, thanks. I had a 1975 Honda CB500 for a couple years, then a 1978 Yamaha XS750 for a year or so before selling both of them to friends last year after fixing them up. Currently, I only have the V7, though. I've only been riding for about 3 years.
     
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  6. Italian Spiderman

    Italian Spiderman Just got it firing!

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    2018 V7 III Stone in black - ZGULDU006JM000603

    Stock, for the moment.

    David Handy - Honolulu, HI

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  7. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Thanks for posting David. You should try to track down Thomas Au. He is a big Guzzi fan, and a helluva a nice guy. Haven't chatted with him in forever. If you do find him, tell him Todd still thanks him for his help on the grill at the Malibu Rally.
     
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    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Picture for our friend Hector from Santa Rosa, CA.

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  9. Peyton

    Peyton Just got it firing!

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    My 2013 V7 Stone. Needs a lot of mods.

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  10. asoces

    asoces Just got it firing!

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    Hi all... been riding for just over one year. Started on a Yamaha V-Star 250 (cool little bike with a bit of V-Twin character), upgraded to a Yamaha MT-07 (Boring and uninspiring - speed isn't my thing), and finally bit the bullet and bought a new-old-stock 2016 V7 II Stone. Always loved the sound and look of the Guzzis, and the feel/character sealed the deal.

    Black wouldn't have been my first choice, but it was a good price, and I may paint it a nice vintage colour down the road:

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    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Thanks for the pics guys, if you would, please post the VIN# and related info for the first post of this thread.
     
  12. asoces

    asoces Just got it firing!

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    VIN#ZGULWUB03GM200645 - @asoces - Ontario, Canada - D.O.P. 9.28.18
     
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  13. Peyton

    Peyton Just got it firing!

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    VIN#ZGULWU005DM200032 -@pashley99 - Los Angeles, California
     
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  14. John Verburg

    John Verburg Just got it firing!

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    Well not sure where to post this, but I just bought (April 2019) a new 2017 Stone in Accident MD and drove it 5,904 miles back home. What an adventure. The first 600 miles service was done in Greensboro also great folks to work with. Ran great the entire trip and used no oil. I had a minor issue with the right hand mirror coming loose and had to stop at a tool store to buy a couple of wrenches. They fit well into the "tool kit" supplied by Guzzi. The bike does have difficulty finding neutral when at a dead stop. Don't know if it is a feature of the V7-III in general of just my luck to have this little quirk. Oh yes, the vin# zguldu001hm000325

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  15. Mayakovski

    Mayakovski Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    Now that is one heck of a first ride. Glad to hear it went so well and smoothly.
     
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    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Perfect spot for it John, and congrats on the purchase and the epic journey! I did that ride on my '00 Jackal in July-August of that year via Seattle, and down to San Diego. Memorable trip for sure. Enjoy and post often!
    Hope I can be of help getting it modified to your liking on the Store tab above.
     
  17. Roose

    Roose Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Yeah that's a "feature" of V7III, I've had that issue since I purchased mine. Doesn't matter cold or hot, always have to fiddle with it. Plus the indicator light for neutral doesn't always turn on immediately.
     
  18. vagrant

    vagrant High Miler GT Contributor

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    the free play setting is 2MM. I found a 2.5mm drill bit and used it. when it's at 3mm it's a bitch to find neutral. I just can't bring myself to do the 2mm.
     
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  19. Steve Burger

    Steve Burger Just got it firing!

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    As vagrant implied, the clutch adjustment can effect shifting, including finding neutral. And I use two fingers on the clutch, which makes it even worse. To solve it on my Racer, I reduced the freeplay (need to keep some, though)and bought some new levers that have slightly more stroke (traded levererage for travel, so it also requires a little more pull). Solved the problem for me, and now the trans is like butter.
     
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    John Verburg Just got it firing!

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    Thanks Vagrant.
     

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