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Old 06-05-2008, 01:04 AM   #1
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Default 2009 VMax

Looks like this is going to be a real beast at a claimed 197hp. Though neither are my cup of tea I'd take this over the Suzuki B-King. 2009 Star Motorcycles VMax - First Look - MotorcycleUSA.com
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Old 06-05-2008, 03:39 AM   #2
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Hmmm...$1,000 deposit, $320.00 or so a month, insurance premium $12,970 per year! What do you think insuring that beast will cost, Kirk??
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Old 06-05-2008, 03:53 AM   #3
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Looks like this is going to be a real beast at a claimed 197hp. Though neither are my cup of tea I'd take this over the Suzuki B-King. 2009 Star Motorcycles VMax - First Look - MotorcycleUSA.com
Can't we just call it what it is; "The New 2003 VMax will be introduced in the 2009 model line up."
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Old 06-05-2008, 04:00 AM   #4
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Except for the exhausts, I like it. 197 hp? More like 165 at the rear wheel I'm guessing. If that is what it ends up, I will start a thread about the missing horsepower on the new V-Max and start a class action suit against Yamaha because of all the MPH I lost on the 'top end'.
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Old 06-05-2008, 05:40 AM   #5
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Haha, LR you seriously need a beer, man. You're carrying around the chip on your shoulder (from another thread) like a suit case
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Old 06-05-2008, 05:46 AM   #6
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Just foolin around man. I love laughing at this stuff.
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:07 AM   #7
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197hp eh? Even deducting the usual manufacturer 10% BS factor that's still a lot of ponies. I guess I am officially old because I can't gen up even the slightest interest in that much HP. However I'm not too old because I'd never stand in the way of anyone else owning it. So... go for it crazy dudes!
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:53 AM   #8
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Except for the exhausts, I like it. 197 hp? More like 165 at the rear wheel I'm guessing. If that is what it ends up, I will start a thread about the missing horsepower on the new V-Max and start a class action suit against Yamaha because of all the MPH I lost on the 'top end'.
Sweet stuff dood!
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Sweet stuff dood!
Just don't mention the "superior V-4 engine configuration" and we'll be ok.
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Old 08-08-2008, 01:09 PM   #10
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Dont be offended totally different thread spaceghost!

Besides its not like I ride one just stating the facts.
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