[OntVFR] 2000 VFR-rectifier issue

mike mckinnon 2bikemike at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 14:12:43 EDT 2017


Name doesn't ring a bell. I think it's another one I'll check later when I
get back.

cheers
2bikemike

On Aug 8, 2017 12:35 PM, "Brian Polley" <rbpolley at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Mike.  I think that you will find its the same place. Used to be
> Canada Motorcycles now Fortnine.
> Looking forward to your input and which unit you purchased.
> Brian
>
> On Aug 8, 2017 9:30 AM, "mike mckinnon" <2bikemike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Brian I'm out riding now.  I got mine from a  place in quebec.   When i
>> get home later I'll look it up snd see if its competitive.  Will let you
>> know.
>>
>> Nice get on the bike.   Not even broken in yet. My 99 had 74k on it now.
>> Got it a 22k and had to replace the rectumfinder.  I added the fan mod to
>> cool it better.  Seems to have worked.
>>
>> cheers
>> 2bikemike
>>
>> On Aug 8, 2017 12:22 PM, "Brian Polley" <rbpolley at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am a “old” list member that hasn’t been active on the site for over 10
>>> years.
>>>
>>> I have just acquired a 2000 VFR 800 with 18K on it. A nice minty unit
>>> from a 88 year old friend. The battery is getting 16.13 volts from the
>>> rectifier. All the surrounding components check ok, per the manual. Is this
>>> the beginning of the end of the stock rectifier?? I assume so and that also
>>> assume, I am cooking the battery.
>>>
>>> I am considering a “Ricks Motorsport” replacement from FortNine at $200
>>> rather than a OEM replacement for $300. According to the dealer this part
>>> has never been updated and this bike has no pending recalls.
>>>
>>> Thoughts/suggestions?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Brian Polley
>>>
>>> Kelowna (Smokey) BC
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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