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  1. 04-06 R1 Mechanical Help
    First let me say, I'm not a mechanic on bikes, but I am a very curious handy kind of guy. So... I bought a black 05 r1 for $3800. When the dude was riding it, I was like ok... sounds good, idle is steady, lights on, feels good when I sit on it and the tach is staying steady. So I blip the...
  2. 07-08 R1 Mechanical Help
    Bought a new left hand control and installed my rear tail, front turn signals and connected my horn. All of the sudden, nothing on the left hand controls work. The horn, high beams, turn signals, clutch switch. My rear brake light also won’t work anymore for some reason, but both the tail light...
  3. 09-14 R1 Mechanical Help
    I have a 2013 r1 with 14k miles, I've put about 3k miles on it since ive owned it. There are a couple things that are concerning me about the bike but have not ridden another r1 to compare it to so maybe its normal? First off when I'm in neutral, there is a noticable vibration and sound...
  4. 15-19 R1 Mechanical Help
    Hey all... I had some work done this Spring (oil, pads, tires, front MC) and the bike ran amazing. Sat for a few months waiting on a pipe from her. Rode it a couple times after getting the pipe and noticed an oil leak. I pulled the fairing and sprocket cover off, ran it on the stand and...
  5. Yamaha YZF-R1 - R1M General Discussion
    Need help finding the part number for the aftermarket o2 sensor that fits the graves full titanium system for 2016 yzf r1. Its wider than the oem exhaust ones. Please help!
  6. 98-99 R1 Mechanical Help
    Does anyone know sizes of those 2 collar wheels.. Number 18 (missing on my bike) and 19. They dont make the number 18 anymore so i have to make it my self but i dont know the size. I have 14mm (number 19 maybe?) still on the bike. They used the same collar wheels 98-01 R1 atleast.
  7. General Motorcycle Discussions
    Does anyone know sizes of those 2 collar wheels.. Number 18 (missing on my bike) and 19. They dont make the number 18 anymore so i have to make it my self but i dont know the size. I have 14mm (number 19 maybe?) still on the bike. They used the same collar wheels 98-01 R1 atleast.
  8. New Member Introductions
    I am a complete beginner when it comes to electronics on the bike. I have bought the bike used and it came with HealTech quickshifter pre installed. However when I gave the bike for major service, the mechanic was unable to understand how it works so he removed it and gave it to me. There are no...
  9. 04-06 Performance Group
    In the middle of a rebuild of my front end and my dumbass forgot to check the orientation of my brake lines. Could really use some pictures from someone who also has Russell brake lines installed. I've flipped them and tried them all sorts of different ways with no luck so now I turn to you...
  10. 02-03 R1 Mechanical Help
    I’ve got a 2003 R1 and I’ve tried everything I can think of to get the flywheel off that covers the stator. I’ve used the puller I’ve used a slide hammer I tried an impact I tried a gear puller, I’ve tried everything I’ve read on older forums up to the point that the threads on the flywheel...
  11. Appearance & Mods
    Got a plug that goes from the ignition switch to the main harness. Need help removing it. Anyone know anything about this plug? Switching out the triple clamp and I'd prefer to use my drill press than a hand drill, it's why I'm wanting to unplug it
  12. 04-06 R1 Mechanical Help
    Recently picked up a killer deal on a 04 R1. Imported from japan. It's reading kilometers and I need to switch it to miles per hour. I've read the manuals and tried everything suggested online short of buying a speedo healer, I'm wondering if anyone else has any useful suggestions or maybe If...
  13. New Member Introductions
    HI everyone my name is Zach and what brought me here to these forums is an issue I'm having. My bike is an 04 R1 from Japan. As such it's currently reading Kph instead of Mph, I was told that there may be a way to change this now that it's in the US. But despite searching these forums and...
  14. 04-06 R1 Mechanical Help
    I'm asking for any and all opinions, thoughts, and input on this cause I'm dead in the water about this. I have an 04 r1 and was on a ride. As I was pulling out from a stop I went to shift from 1st to 2nd and my chain broke then smacked my crankcase assembly busting a hole in it. I now have to...
  15. New Member Introductions
    recently acquired a 2004 r1. Not got it all the way together. Been using this site pretty much every step of the way so thanks! Hopefully be on the road soon! If anyone has any products tested or reviewed HMU! Add me on FB or [email protected]_davo55
  16. General Motorcycle Discussions
    We replaced the cables, everything is done correctly, lubed the cables, no kinks etc. I'll post a link to the video I took showing the exact issue here, but basically the throttle tube is hard as heck to turn and won't snap back.
  17. 04-06 R1 Mechanical Help
    Okay I replaced the thermostat and didn't have an o ring so obviously the thermostat housing is leaking, while looking at the left side (if sitting on the bike) of the bike I noticed an orange thing that looks like a gasket? Pardon my Idiocracy as I don't know anything about engines, but what...
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