This section lists the changes to this FAQ. Since this section was not added until after the 6/12/97 version of the FAQ (version 1.61), changes from before then are not included.
The current revision number of the FAQ is Revision: 2.06.
Mon Apr 1 2015 Revision 2.06 - Changed search provider to FreeFind.com Wed Dec 31 2008 Revision 2.05 - Changed site domain Fri Dec 26 2008 Revision 2.04 - Changed host information - Changed Editor's eMail address Thu Mar 22 2001 Revision 2.03 - Added information on Walmart batteries - Added information on measuring fork oil levels Mon Jan 29 2001 Revision 2.02 - Minor grammar and format corrections Fri Jan 12 2001 Revision 2.01 - add Owner Web Page Links - added History and Design of the VX800 - FAQ now published with frames as well as without frames Mon Jan 08 2000 Revision 2.00 - Tom Balaban, Editor - added information on Race-Tech Cartridge Valve Emulators - added horn relay installation process - added carburetor removal procedure - added float valve/needle replacement procedure - added fuel tank removal procedure - added warning and corrective procedure on rear spline wear - added reference to Leak Proof fork seals - added description of inexpensive damper bolt removal tool - added information on source for high quality seat foam - added information on inexpensive voltage tester - added information on metal/ceramic coating process for exhaust system - added reference to plastic body parts repair shop - added reference to electric system troubleshooting guide - added link to Pipemasters exhaust systems - added numerous minor bits of information Wed Oct 6 20:56:06 1999 - expanded on kimpex installation. - added tip regarding rear caliper disassembly - added steering head bearing adjustment/change information - added shaft oil seal replacement procedure - added info about rectifier failures - added reference to progressive suspension's url - corrected the description of the carb needles - added explanation of the noise limiting switch on recent euro models - added fork oil volume corresponding to wong micrometer measurement Mon Sep 20 12:21:46 1999 - fixed National Cycle URL Tue Jul 13 20:11:59 1999 - corrected standard sparkplug designation: NGK DPR8EA-9 Wed Jun 30 14:27:01 1999 - add warning about cheap PVC in fork tubes Tue Jun 29 19:57:40 1999 - update fairing/windshield urls - tweaked copyright notice Fri May 7 13:02:44 1999 - updated copyright, added minimal brake pad info, added speedo cable - replacement info, fixed the TCP and Pichler URLs, added Caterpillar - O-ring throttle lock trick, added section on Kimpex grip heaters, - note that key blank is same as Datsun, added Steve B's fork seal - replacement procedure, added resource link to Ron's AZ Motorsports - pages. Wed Jan 27 19:57:25 1999 - added lower cost 14AH battery replacement information, - and mail-order source for VX service manual. Thu Dec 31 15:35:52 1998 - formatting and typos Wed Dec 30 23:25:52 1998 - alternate battery suggestion - procedures for headlight replacement, swingarm lubing - added minnesota monthly review pointer - added brake rotor tolerances Thu Oct 8 04:34:23 1998 - changed FAQ urls to point at foxharp web server rather than ftp - updated information on air filters, including UNI sock filter. - added note about Suzuki upgrade for backrest mounting - added suggested method of getting the bike up on the centerstand. - added some tips on coolant changing. - added recommendation of NEP throttle lock. - added jim chen's broomstick tool for holding the fork nut. - noted that front wheel must come off to replace speedo cable. - augmented front wheel removal procedure. - added suzuki part number for vacuum petcock replacement kit. - corrected progressive suspensions phone number. - added procedure for replacing fork springs. Tue May 19 15:17:06 1998 - added sparkplug designations, economy battery recommendation, - homemade fork damper tube tool, cheap(er) exhaust source. - corrected PVC size for homemade forkseal "tool". Wed Apr 8 21:01:09 1998 - added filter tip regarding possible match with Marauder filters Sun Mar 8 00:21:26 1998 - added url for british magazine reviews Fri Mar 6 21:23:06 1998 - added mike heathman's cold starting tips Thu Feb 12 00:33:53 1998 - added tips from the list regarding footpeg removal, dynojet kits, pirelli - tires. Fri Oct 24 02:21:14 1997 - added roland's description of the exhaust rattle, and the inner culprit Wed Oct 15 12:53:58 1997 - mention that K/N filter is cotton gauze (as opposed to foam) Thu Sep 25 15:59:55 1997 - added fork tube cap tightening torque - added powerbronze fairing reference and url Tue Sep 2 13:02:23 1997 - added wes kendall's comments on fork gaiters and seal replacement Wed Aug 27 01:34:45 1997 - integrated some recent list traffic: url for Pilcher fairing site, part - numbers for stainless brake lines from Dennis Kirk, a couple of aftermarket - shock references, Mike H's main jet replacement sizes for his Jardine - exhaust, my reversion to stock air filters, possibility of getting Meiwa - air filters in europe. also deleted a couple of paragraphs that seemed - superceded by later/better info. Tue Aug 5 21:06:30 1997 - added note that stock springs are progressively wound, just not stiff Fri Aug 1 18:08:42 1997 - added K/N air filter part number - new aftermarket exhaust info Wed Jul 30 19:05:54 1997 - added note about using automotive key blanks as replacements Mon Jul 28 19:22:04 1997 - added carb synchronization procedure, based on mike's list posting - added section describing sticking carburetor slides Mon Jul 21 20:46:33 1997 - added torque specs section (yes, it really does answer a FAQ) Thu Jul 10 22:27:04 1997 - added Givi web site url Tue Jul 8 04:03:12 1997 - added valve clearances, and description of TDC markings Mon Jul 7 21:15:28 1997 - added URL reference to Rick Blunden's Givi installation write-up - added Juan Goula's description of setting the fork seals with PVC pipe. - added section regarding the shop manual Thu Jun 26 16:31:43 1997 - added facility for including change log as last FAQ section - added note about new VX models still being sold in europe Sun Jun 22 23:10:17 1997 - turn signal flasher note