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#1 nusman68

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 02:54 PM

If you could ask Yamaha corp. ONE question, (of course this is assuming you would get a 'real' answer and not just corp. double-talk dry.gif )
what would it be?

Let's start out with the Tick, to get that out of the way.....

NUMBER ONE: Has Yamaha now definitively identified the cause of the Tick?

Okay, someone pick up the ball...........
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Posted 07 December 2005 - 02:58 PM

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 02:58 PM

I really am not concerned about the

But I would love to know the corpthink surrounding PDP. Hell, I can buy an $80,000 Caddy XLR more easily than I can a $15,000 motorcycle and that begs all logic.

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 03:07 PM

So when are you going to start building automobiles?

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 03:23 PM

Why a cigarette lighter in the glove box, but not an improved output alternator?

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 03:37 PM

Why so many colors in Europe, but so few in N. America? (Read: "Why can't I have a jade green FJR?")

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 03:42 PM

QUOTE(professor @ Dec 7 2005, 03:07 PM)
So when are you going to start building automobiles?

Ya sleepin' thar, perfesser?

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 03:47 PM

That's one UGLY car...

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 04:04 PM

QUOTE(GunMD @ Dec 7 2005, 03:47 PM)
That's one UGLY car...

Ya think?





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Posted 07 December 2005 - 05:32 PM

QUOTE(twowheelnut @ Dec 7 2005, 06:42 PM)
NTM, Ford Taurus SHO motors and more...

Damn, someone beat me to it.

The SHO engine was a marvel when it came out in '89. At the time it came out, the only engine with a higher power to displacement ratio on a "production" car was the ferrari f355.

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 05:58 PM

QUOTE(twowheelnut @ Dec 7 2005, 07:04 PM)
QUOTE(GunMD @ Dec 7 2005, 03:47 PM)
That's one UGLY car...

Ya think?





For some strange reason, the French loved it...?! The motor was sourced from the F1 program...

Actually, I rather like the looks of that thing.

Maybe I watch too much anime
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Posted 07 December 2005 - 07:14 PM

QUOTE(slapnpop @ Dec 7 2005, 05:58 PM)
QUOTE(twowheelnut @ Dec 7 2005, 07:04 PM)
QUOTE(GunMD @ Dec 7 2005, 03:47 PM)
That's one UGLY car...

Ya think?





For some strange reason, the French loved it...?! The motor was sourced from the F1 program...

Actually, I rather like the looks of that thing.

Maybe I watch too much anime

TWN thinks you're French...

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 07:19 PM

QUOTE(GunMD @ Dec 7 2005, 07:14 PM)
QUOTE(slapnpop @ Dec 7 2005, 05:58 PM)
QUOTE(twowheelnut @ Dec 7 2005, 07:04 PM)
QUOTE(GunMD @ Dec 7 2005, 03:47 PM)
That's one UGLY car...

Ya think?





For some strange reason, the French loved it...?! The motor was sourced from the F1 program...

Actually, I rather like the looks of that thing.

Maybe I watch too much anime

TWN thinks you're French...

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 07:23 PM

Seems like the official car of...


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Posted 07 December 2005 - 07:25 PM

QUOTE(Ignacio @ Dec 7 2005, 06:23 PM)
Why a cigarette lighter in the glove box, but not an improved output alternator?

My question: Why has Yamaha stolen my intellectual property rights?

I've had this design in production for two years now!

Another million dollar idea just given away............ huh.gif



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Posted 08 December 2005 - 04:57 AM

My question would be,
If we gotta wait six months or so to order/receivc an FJR, why can't we choose some different paint colors when ordering. Is it all that hard to mix some colors?

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:27 AM

QUOTE(professor @ Dec 7 2005, 06:07 PM)
So when are you going to start building automobiles?

We did. It's called the Ford Taurus SHO. Our Engine, everything else was Ford.

Probably should have read the whole thread first before replying but hey, it put me at the next level of post's!!!!
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Posted 08 December 2005 - 06:49 AM

QUOTE(Ignacio @ Dec 7 2005, 06:23 PM)
Why a cigarette lighter in the glove box, but not an improved output alternator?

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 07:41 AM

Back to topic:

My question would be, why haven't you supplied dealers with demo bikes so I can decide between a FJR or BMW K1200S????? cool.gif

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 07:48 AM

QUOTE(twowheelnut @ Dec 7 2005, 06:42 PM)
QUOTE(professor @ Dec 7 2005, 03:07 PM)
So when are you going to start building automobiles?

Ya sleepin' thar, perfesser?

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General Information"

Price: $805,000
Curb Weight: 2535 lbs
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Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Engine
Type: V12
Displacement: 3498 cc
Horsepower: 400 bhp @ 10000 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph: 3.2 sec
Top Speed: 217 mph (rather wishful...)





NTM, Ford Taurus SHO motors and more...

Very cool looking car. Not worth over $800,000. You can get a Lamborghini for awhole lot less and it is just as cool.

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