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General / Re: Honda Fireblade
« on: 14 July 2018, 08:51:52 PM »
I’m not creepy enough to photograph a guys wife on the sly, I have my own.
Blade now has an mot but was lucky to get home as it’s running bad.
Fazer outside just tempararily be ok.

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General / Honda Fireblade
« on: 13 July 2018, 07:30:36 AM »
just wanted to share this with you, I have just acquired a 2001 929. A work colleague parked it up 10 year ago and kept in his garage. You can imagine what I was like going to view it for the 1st time, rather nervous, I was probably going to buy it any condition as I knew he just wanted it gone to a good home. Lovely guy and gorgeous smart wife, sweet little boys.

Well it was jammed in next to a ride on lawnmower and a big trailer, on stands, no cover on.
Tyres pretty flat so not easy to push around.
We dragged it outside, put a fresh battery on and checked the tank, bone dry. Sloshed in some petrol, stuck it in 6th and rotated the rear wheel a couple of times. Oil looked golden in the sight glass.
Turn the key, no fuel pump prime, clocks showed 9300 miles from new. It’s dusty and some of the untreated stuff like the gear shifter rod are a bit oxidised but it looks like new bike.
Fired the started over and obviously it’s wont go as the pumps not working.
So we whip the airbox cover off and I ask him for a plant sprayer, clean it out and put some petrol in, spray this down the throttle bodies and it catches!
So I say to my friend, that’s enough for me I’ll take it.
Few days later we pick it up in my mates van, epic journey as the M40 was closed and were stuck for 2 hours at Warwick. Anyway we get back at 1 am and I stick it in the garage, (FZS 1000) is living in the back garden for a bit).  Ordered new fuel pump and filter, oil n filter, I have coolant. Replaced these parts, although I got the old pump working it was a little seized is all but new pump will be more reliable. Fired it up and it runs ok.
Seemed to be missing on one or two cylinders so I pull the plugs, original denso from 2001, iridium standard. So I get new plugs anyway, check the coil sticks, seem ok. Off we go again and it’s not really any different so I check some redex in. I take off the injector manifold and check them, they all spray fuel ok. I spray carb cleaner through the last one on the end, and swop 1 for 2. Crank it over again and it’s still cold on 1 and not so hot on 4. So I give it a good handful and rev it up, that seemed to do the trick.
Changed the oil and the filter was also the Honda original 2001, looked brand new on outside. Oil was a little dirtier than I though. Coolant was fluorescent green, not seen that before.
Quick call to insurance I discover they fkd up and the FZS was not insured from May so I have been riding without cover! That’s another story after I’ve calmed down, call footman James as they don’t use ncd (I’m using it on the FZ1), put both the blade and the FZS on with them. Booked mot for this morning, realised the number plate I got is not going to pass, so quick trip to Halfords.
Will update post later.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: R1 / R6 Front Master Cylinder
« on: 13 July 2018, 07:09:14 AM »
Does it hit the fairing on full lock ?

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Gen 1 Leaking Oil. Help!
« on: 05 July 2018, 08:59:41 PM »
Check the oil sump plug, is it tight, or have they cracked the sump?

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For Sale & Wanted / Re: motorcycle build table.....free
« on: 02 July 2018, 09:05:22 PM »
How do you get the bike on and off it?

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QBond is good for repairs to abs plastics

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Bogging down
« on: 22 June 2018, 04:39:40 PM »
Fixed it! The airbox to carb 3 rubber clip was slipping off , finally got it back on square n not too tigh5, test ride, and ......right up to the redline! 2nd gear 90 mph, 3rd gear 100, ran out of road, getting too much attention from the farmers so that will do nicely. Thanks everyone, I did check the choke plungers and they all do go back but this made me look closer at the rubbers, so I saw the potential problem. Wasn’t looking forward to taking the carbs ou5 again.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Bogging down
« on: 22 June 2018, 02:44:25 PM »
Thanks gnasher I’ll check that out. I hope you are right.
I’ve tried some redex, did nowt, I’ve adjusted the exup cables as the closing one was too tight. The exup moves freely and is I think fully open, it roatates about 90 degrees from closed. The fault is still there however, the bike will rev right up to and beyond the red line in neutral but about 9k it’s like hitting a limiter, the bike just won’t go.


Can we eliminate an air leak?

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Bogging down
« on: 21 June 2018, 10:26:38 PM »
Bogging down at 6k revs is more a symptom of the EXUP valve not opening. Check to make sure it hasn't seized or that you haven't dislodged a cable.


I greased up the exup valve before I did anything but Ive just fitted new cables, I’ll check it out thanks.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Bogging down
« on: 21 June 2018, 08:41:54 PM »
well bugger, after removing the carbs and airbox Tuesday I cleaned the outsides of the carbs as well as I could then took off the float bowls one at a time, took off the jets and nozzles only and gave them a blast of carb cleaner. I didn’t take off the floats or the carb tops. Now when I’m riding it bogs down over 6k revs in top or 9k revs in 2nd or 3rd. Is this likely to be carbs blocked or an air leak? It rides ok at low revs.

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For Sale & Wanted / Re: Fz1n Givi Flyscreen
« on: 21 June 2018, 08:12:26 PM »
I’ve already got 2 screens so I’m out, sorry. Just thought the picture might help sell them

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I’d take the long levers for £10posted?


No sorry. It would cost me a fiver to post. So that would mean I was selling them for a fiver. Rather throw them in the skip. Call it 15 quid though.


Ok I’ll take them, how do you want paying

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Ohlins Rear Suspension
« on: 21 June 2018, 08:01:40 PM »
Revs racing Halesowen

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I’d take the long levers for £10posted?

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Exup cables
« on: 20 June 2018, 02:19:07 PM »

Airbox replaced, carbs cleaned and refitted, newer carb rubbers, carbs balanced, new exup cables.






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For Sale & Wanted / Re: Fz1n Givi Flyscreen
« on: 20 June 2018, 08:43:24 AM »
Any pics of it on the bike?

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Exup cables
« on: 20 June 2018, 08:41:27 AM »
Sadly it’s not the cable that snapped but the adjuster. When the engine is off I found the exup cam doesn’t line up over the locking hole. It’s supposed to right? But I found I couldn’t get enough slack with the adjuster so I gave it another turn and it sheared off. Is it supposed to line up when you turn the engine on?

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Exup cables
« on: 18 June 2018, 09:08:23 PM »
just snapped one of them, £39 a set on wemoto. £117 on fowlers, Jesus.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Chain & Sprockets
« on: 16 June 2018, 09:13:40 PM »
I bought a did super heavy duty chain and jet sprockets. Bought an endless chain and just took the swing arm out to fit it. It’s been great last 5000 miles and I ride pretty hard I think.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Alternatives to the fzs1000?
« on: 08 June 2018, 10:38:27 PM »
I could be tempted by a Multistrada, might have a test ride.

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Just picked up my FZ1S
« on: 08 June 2018, 10:37:36 PM »
I’d recommend not fitting a tail tidy unless you only ride in the dry or you like to spray your back with shite!


But I am a conservative old bastd

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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: AIS removal and two water pipes
« on: 30 May 2018, 08:19:51 PM »
Be worth checking the two water pipes for corrosion, they come out ok but buy new o rings to put them back in. Mine were horribly corroded, I saved them with chemical metal. If they are bad it’s worth checking the other pipes on the bike, but drop the water and oil 1st.


As to the AIS. I just used cut down M8 cap head screws and tapped the holes out on the exhaust ports.

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You not updating the spreadsheet as I’ve paid up in full?

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Be careful, I removed these from my zx9r forks as one was leaking. There was a bit I had to drill out, a plug if you will. Behind it is a spring and a ball bearing, the action of the adjuster rotating against the ball bearing gives the clicks. Once this was out it just unscrewed and I fitted ktec adjusters.

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