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Tomorrow I will go to wally world to get the"Dude"...........but don't be yanking my chain:wedgie: .....or you won't get a hat.:D
 

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Just don't get caught up in my hilighted wormholes to other posts, and you'll be ok.:eek: :thud:
 

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MedZR7Treker said:
Just don't get caught up in my hilighted wormholes to other posts, and you'll be ok.:eek: :thud:
That's OK my life lately has been one big wormhole.....one more and I probably would'nt notice.:help:
 

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Hey fizzies,how about a little more action on this forum ? You asked for it,now use it !
Well I think I have it figured out why there's little traffic on the fizzyhead thread. Besides only being 3 of us here....counting PJFZ1 which he rarely shows up....the bike is solid with little problems. Seat nice and comfy.....windscreen just right....no broken frames.....seat cowl not flying off.....airbox is fine.......4into 1 already installed.....2 adjustable front forks....and if you don't screw with the carbs it's smooth with little vibes.:D Oh yeah we have a perty blue color no orange or green:Wow1:
Well you asked and I had time on my hands.:hah:
 

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fade said:


Well I think I have it figured out why there's little traffic on the fizzyhead thread. Besides only being 3 of us here....counting PJFZ1 which he rarely shows up....the bike is solid with little problems. Seat nice and comfy.....windscreen just right....no broken frames.....seat cowl not flying off.....airbox is fine.......4into 1 already installed.....2 adjustable front forks....and if you don't screw with the carbs it's smooth with little vibes.:D Oh yeah we have a perty blue color no orange or green:Wow1:
Well you asked and I had time on my hands.:hah:
And now I stare down the barrel of another 10"+ snow storm :ripped:
 

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And now I stare down the barrel of another 10"+ snow storm :ripped:
Weeeeee doggies......t'was nice today in the 50's and yesterday in the high 50's....but I stayed under 120mph and smoked every vehicle that gave me the evil eye:laugh:
 

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FZ6 Fizzy Glory

I'm a FZ6 owner! The bike is poppin' up everywhere.
If ya don't wanna share, I'll post anyhow. :yell:
LOL
BTW, why are my tires wearing out on the edges? :D
Little brother is here. :dance:
 

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Maxxacceleratio said:
I'm a FZ6 owner! The bike is poppin' up everywhere.
If ya don't wanna share, I'll post anyhow. :yell:
LOL
BTW, why are my tires wearing out on the edges? :D
Little brother is here. :dance:
I like a lot of the FZ6's looks!!! Undertail and FI are great. Front farring could be a little more streamlined for my taste. But over all a very nice machine.

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FZ6 Fizzy Glory

Chris Mundell said:


I like a lot of the FZ6's looks!!! Undertail and FI are great. Front fairing could be a little more streamlined for my taste. But over all a very nice machine.

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I know what you mean on the fairing(and looks). I think its actually a optical illusion as the fairing is very swept with clean lines. Its that the whole front face of it is clear that throws it off.
I will paint a section of mine on the underside to give it more of a solid color... Oh, and no buffeting whatsoever.
Plus the lower fairing, next to the headlights has openings for airflow- supposedly for bike stability at higher speeds.
The FZ6 IS price pointed, so it has non-adjustable suspension and more basic brakes.
But plenty competent for me... :glassesti
 

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Waddaya think of the '06 FZ1? They sure hacked the rear tail and put on a way bogus pipe...
Other than that its looks like a good move forward, motor & handling wise.
I will contunue my FZ6 upgrades...
Happy riding(once winter goes away).
 

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Wahooooooooooo those are some serious pipes you have there.....I suspect a PCIII is installed also. I like the 06" and I don't like the 06'....It's basically a whole new bike instead of being updated. They split the seat up which looks good but you can bet it will be a butt burner.....and I doubt if any parts will interchange with older models. Right now I'm at about 130hp so I can't imagine 150hp being any better on low end and I where I live that much hp would be useless. :)
 

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Maxxacceleratio said:
Waddaya think of the '06 FZ1? They sure hacked the rear tail and put on a way bogus pipe...
Other than that its looks like a good move forward, motor & handling wise.
I will contunue my FZ6 upgrades...
I like the 06 FZ1 as a whole, but that pipe would go bye bye pretty damn quick. I've heard from the people who saw it in person at the CA show that the seat is an absolute plank it's so hard. It also has a more "sport" riding position but bar risers would fix that.

I'm not going to run out and sell my 05 any time soon seeing State Farm just bought it for me in July after I wrecked the 03 I had. But I do like it!!! :righton:
 

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I like the 06" and I don't like the 06'....It's basically a whole new bike instead of being updated. They split the seat up which looks good but you can bet it will be a butt burner.....and I doubt if any parts will interchange with older models. Right now I'm at about 130hp so I can't imagine 150hp being any better on low end and I where I live that much hp would be useless. :)
That 150hp is at the crank, you're 130 is @ the rear wheel. I forget what the 01 - 05 FZ1's are rated at the crank.... but I think it's like 142hp. I'm sure it has a bit more at the rear than you now but not much. Plus.... there is a point where a few more ponies on the street is worthless. My stock 05 is like the hand of God pushing me down the road now at 7k rpms.... When I'm done with my mods it will be MORE than enough power than I will really ever need... (note the differance between NEED and WANT) :bat:
 

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The current FZ1 is done more tastefully IMO.
The new '06 has that 'cartoon character' look(Popeye lol).
I would order a pipe at the same time as purchase if I was to own that bike.
FUGLY PIPE!
And from what I've seen from 25 years of riding, top-end power is always sacrificing streetable low-end. Although top-end power is incredible these days.
Thanks Fade on the pipes. No PC III yet. Scorpion says its not needed, although I'm sure it would help a bit. Stories are conflicting on how well it(PCIII) works. And I hear 3-5 mpg loss pretty consistently.
But I HAVE hit 147(indicated) in 5th!!!(not 6th) with more to go...
So it runs well... :cool:
 
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