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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #450 on: 11 February 2017, 01:10:32 PM »
You need to finish painting that Fazer REDand get out more  :lol

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #451 on: 12 February 2017, 07:21:58 PM »
fitted hids to mine

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #452 on: 12 February 2017, 11:31:25 PM »
You need to finish painting that Fazer REDand get out more  :lol
Me I love primer :finger :nana

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #453 on: 13 February 2017, 06:59:42 AM »
Not quite today, but she sailed (well, actually skied due to the weather) though the MOT  :thumbup
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #454 on: 13 February 2017, 06:10:57 PM »
Put mine on a sorn cos its fucked from over use  :lol


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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #455 on: 13 February 2017, 06:17:49 PM »
finally got round to painting the black side panels red , and the bloody wind picked will curing and fliped them both over  :( :( :(  managed to wipe and let settle a bit and recoat , ill see tomorrow how they turned out , if not happy ill be rubbing down tomorrow  :( 

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #456 on: 13 February 2017, 07:50:21 PM »
Put mine on a sorn cos its fucked from over use  :lol

Yeah! right!  :lol

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #457 on: 13 February 2017, 10:16:49 PM »
Frustrating morning today, but went to see my old mate (Wildplum) this afternoon and we set up the Rider Sag on my baby after the suspension upgrade I did over winter.
Rear Rider Sag = 37 mm fully togged ready to ride.
Front Rider Sag = 41 mm fully togged ready to ride.

Both fall within the recommended measurements 

Recommended (Ohlins & Nitron):

Rear Rider Sag for a Road Bike between 30-40 mm. (25-30 mm Race bike)
Front Rider Sag for a Road Bike between 35-50 mm. (25-35 mm Race Bike)
Who knows my baby may have to go up for sale soon as my arthritis in my wrists is not getting any easier  :'( The hospital consultant had told me that the only option to stop the pain is bone fusion in my wrists, but, that would stop me riding, as throttle action would be gone for a shite :uhuh
« Last Edit: 13 February 2017, 10:20:00 PM by tommyardin »

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #458 on: 14 February 2017, 12:36:13 AM »
Frustrating morning today, but went to see my old mate (Wildplum) this afternoon and we set up the Rider Sag on my baby after the suspension upgrade I did over winter.
Rear Rider Sag = 37 mm fully togged ready to ride.
Front Rider Sag = 41 mm fully togged ready to ride.

Both fall within the recommended measurements 

Recommended (Ohlins & Nitron):

Rear Rider Sag for a Road Bike between 30-40 mm. (25-30 mm Race bike)
Front Rider Sag for a Road Bike between 35-50 mm. (25-35 mm Race Bike)
Who knows my baby may have to go up for sale soon as my arthritis in my wrists is not getting any easier  :'( The hospital consultant had told me that the only option to stop the pain is bone fusion in my wrists, but, that would stop me riding, as throttle action would be gone for a shite :uhuh


Tommy ,
 read a post from Madhatter and he put up a vid of him and his son at the TT , giving it beans , then divulged he had a paralysed right arm and has a thumb throttle on the left hand side, It would take some getting used to but clearly not impossible and you get to keep that bike with the primer paint job ready for painting blue one day  :)

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #459 on: 14 February 2017, 02:21:17 PM »
Nooooooooo! Blue is one step too far FFS :eek , Red is bad enough :'(
I have watched the aforementioned videos several time and Mathatter rides like a demon, he puts me to shame already, I could not ride like that if I had 3 foccing arms.
And your right of course I could set up something in place of the twist grip and it could stay on the correct side of the bike.
If I had the bone fusion done the only movement I would lose would be the rolling throttle action all other movements would stay the same.

Cheers for the encouragement I will look into it :thumbup
I had a consultation with the bone Dudess a month or so ago and said that I would not be going down that route for at least another year, she had given me a direct line number and said that as and when I decide to have it done as I am already on her books she could express it through for me and it could be done in a matter of weeks rather than months/year.
A spring loaded/returned thumb lever could possibly work, as you say would take a bit of getting use to, but then I would have an excuse for riding like a big girl LOL (No offence ladies, especially the lovely Jenny Tinmouth X) :rolleyes 
« Last Edit: 14 February 2017, 02:22:19 PM by tommyardin »

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« Reply #460 on: 14 February 2017, 02:59:42 PM »
Thumb throttle of a quad bike would be a pretty easy mod to do and would give you a new lease of life on the bike look into it and even try one before you get the opp that way you will no if it's going to be good for you I no I had doubts about it but after riding quads  it's so similar to a throttle you get used to it easy enough

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #461 on: 15 February 2017, 07:24:04 PM »
New inlet rubber. Just in time!! :eek
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #462 on: 16 February 2017, 10:39:24 AM »
Not sure whats going on with the chewed up bits but do the cracks go all the way through
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« Reply #463 on: 16 February 2017, 03:24:29 PM »
Yes, i guss the engine have "eaten" the rubber
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #464 on: 16 February 2017, 03:36:22 PM »
Thumb throttle of a quad bike would be a pretty easy mod to do and would give you a new lease of life on the bike look into it and even try one before you get the opp that way you will no if it's going to be good for you I no I had doubts about it but after riding quads  it's so similar to a throttle you get used to it easy enough


Cheers for the advice Davie  :thumbup I will certainly look into it, there is a place that sells quads about 12 miles from me I will go down and sit on a few and fiddle, they don't need to know I am not in the market for one. :lol

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #465 on: 16 February 2017, 05:21:53 PM »
Fitted a Scottoiler.
Was on a roll after doing the same job on my mate's brand spankers Triumph Tiger 800 XCX this morning, (nice looking bike BTW) so figured I might as well do mine, I keep putting it off. Very straightforward job, the only issue being that the bike I took the Scottoiler off, my old TDM 850, needed much shorter tubing lengths than the Fazer. As I'm too tight to buy new vacuum and oil tubing from Scottoiler, (and too impatient to wait for it to arrive) I spliced some pieces from the spares box together to make longer lengths; all nice and vacuum / oil tight and the joins neatly hidden where they can't be seen.
Now nicely dripping oil onto the chain at the prescribed 1 -2 drops per minute. Sorted.

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #466 on: 16 February 2017, 05:43:03 PM »
Fitted a Scottoiler.
Was on a roll after doing the same job on my mate's brand spankers Triumph Tiger 800 XCX this morning, (nice looking bike BTW) so figured I might as well do mine, I keep putting it off. Very straightforward job, the only issue being that the bike I took the Scottoiler off, my old TDM 850, needed much shorter tubing lengths than the Fazer. As I'm too tight to buy new vacuum and oil tubing from Scottoiler, (and too impatient to wait for it to arrive) I spliced some pieces from the spares box together to make longer lengths; all nice and vacuum / oil tight and the joins neatly hidden where they can't be seen.
Now nicely dripping oil onto the chain at the prescribed 1 -2 drops per minute. Sorted.


Just refitted mine today too. Great product, the only downside is the front sprocket cover gets absolutely bogging with shit after a while.
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #467 on: 16 February 2017, 07:11:15 PM »
Got my foxeye out from her winter slumber , change of plugs , k&n filter , oil and filter change , started on the button  :) 
If the weather holds out tomorrow then it's carb balance check , quick clean and a long ride  :)

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #468 on: 16 February 2017, 07:17:56 PM »
Nearly finished my front end  :)


Anyone know of any cheap ish hand guards that will fit in with the look?

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #469 on: 16 February 2017, 09:33:05 PM »
Nearly finished my front end  :)


Anyone know of any cheap ish hand guards that will fit in with the look?

Ok not exactly cheap, but there's a set of mt09 Tracer hand guards on eBay now for £67. I reckon they'd look good.
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #470 on: 17 February 2017, 01:28:19 AM »
Ordered a custom Hagon shock with proper weighted spring for me, looking forward to seeing how it changes how the bike handles and feels as I'm way to heavy for the standard shock plus the shock is quite old now and done about 34k.

Going to strip and rebuild the front forks with new seals, bushes and 15w oil to help the front a bit too.

Going to do more miles this year, only done 600 last year and about 800 the year before that...

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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #471 on: 17 February 2017, 03:31:03 PM »
new speed sensor today... great to know what speed I'm going again...  :rollin


also changed the flasher relay so they stop giving people fits when I'm turning off a road...


both done in under a half hour, I was quite pleased with that, so having a beer in celebration!  ;)

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« Reply #472 on: 17 February 2017, 07:57:39 PM »
Fitted a Scottoiler.
Was on a roll after doing the same job on my mate's brand spankers Triumph Tiger 800 XCX this morning, (nice looking bike BTW) so figured I might as well do mine, I keep putting it off. Very straightforward job, the only issue being that the bike I took the Scottoiler off, my old TDM 850, needed much shorter tubing lengths than the Fazer. As I'm too tight to buy new vacuum and oil tubing from Scottoiler, (and too impatient to wait for it to arrive) I spliced some pieces from the spares box together to make longer lengths; all nice and vacuum / oil tight and the joins neatly hidden where they can't be seen.
Now nicely dripping oil onto the chain at the prescribed 1 -2 drops per minute. Sorted.


Just refitted mine today too. Great product, the only downside is the front sprocket cover gets absolutely bogging with shit after a while.


Re filled my Tutoro auto chain oiler with new oil. Checked all vacuum hoses/wiring and yup........still don't have any 'cos it doesn't need all that extra buggering around  :pokefun


Also only drips oil when i'm moving  :guitar
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Re: What have you done to your FZS600 bike today
« Reply #473 on: 18 February 2017, 04:41:20 PM »



Re filled my Tutoro auto chain oiler with new oil. Checked all vacuum hoses/wiring and yup........still don't have any 'cos it doesn't need all that extra buggering around  :pokefun


Also only drips oil when i'm moving  :guitar



Yeah but doesn't necessarily drip oil the whole time you're moving.... (In my experience - I had one once on an Apr*l*a. A right naus to set up and not always willing to work)  :pokefun :lol

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« Reply #474 on: 18 February 2017, 06:00:27 PM »
got an electronic one still to fit will get round to it at some point anyone had any dealings with them  its called a pd oiler