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For Sale & Wanted / 2004 FZS 1000 Fazer For Sale
« on: 07 August 2017, 07:21:52 PM »


Please message me for details, just typed a nice detailed advert out and it's disappeared on me!

For Sale & Wanted / Gen 1 MRA - Vario for sale SOLD
« on: 04 June 2017, 12:42:41 PM »
Good working condition

£55 posted

For Sale & Wanted / For Sale --- Blue Fabbri Double Bubble Screen
« on: 11 April 2017, 04:45:32 PM »
Good condition - £55 posted

For Sale & Wanted / Gen 1 Clear LED rear light and indicators
« on: 05 April 2017, 11:34:00 AM »
Purchased brand new but not fitted

£55 posted

For Sale & Wanted / Gen 1 Kappa Rack and Plate
« on: 05 April 2017, 11:25:22 AM »
Bought from a forum member for an upcoming trip but now not required as I am using a different luggage arrangement.

The arms are freshly powder coated. I purchased the rack with no bolts or the square protector pads. I have included a square piece of neoprene foam from which it should be easy enough to cut some to fit. The four fixing bolts should be fairly easy to find.

I paid £55 through PayPal so am asking the same amount posted.


For Sale & Wanted / WANTED - Rack or Grab Rail for gen 1 FZS 1000
« on: 18 March 2017, 10:20:18 AM »
Anyone got a rack or grab rail they want to shift? Just looking for something that I can tie a lomo bag or similar to for an upcoming trip.


For Sale & Wanted / For Sale --- Original clutch lever
« on: 12 March 2017, 02:01:30 PM »
In good condition, slight abrasion as shown in the third photo

£10 posted

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Exup valve help with video
« on: 03 March 2017, 04:41:37 PM »
Hi all,

Bought my Fazer in November last year and it was displaying the 7k code on the tachometer.

Went out today to have a look, loosened the cables (top was very slack already) valve turned freely as expected; the seller advertised the bike as having had a new valve, end plate and bushes.

After a few attempts at adjusting the cables I am now free of the 7k code. However, having looked at a few videos of working valves, the initial position of mine at idle seems to be off somewhat and despite several attempts adjusting I could not get the forks of the pulley to line up with the hole. I'm also unsure whether it is opening fully, I thought it seemed a bit hesitant. Does it open all the way to the 2 O'clock position at red line in revs?

Here is the video, I took the revs up to about 9k at the end. I was hoping an expert could cast their eye over this and perhaps give me some pointers :D

Thanks in advance

For Sale & Wanted / Wanted Fabbri double bubble screen
« on: 27 January 2017, 12:20:51 AM »

I'm looking to buy a Fabbri double bubble, does anyone have one to sell?



Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Remus exhaust link pipe
« on: 18 December 2016, 07:44:02 PM »

Found the above item on eBay, just wondered if anyone has come across these before? I can't work out where these would sit on the Fazer, doesn't look long enough to be a high mount (and doesn't specify as with other high mounts from this seller) but doesn't look like most other link pipes I've seen?

Thanks in advance


For Sale & Wanted / Wanted Haynes
« on: 18 December 2016, 04:26:43 PM »
Does anyone have one lying around they don't need/want, if so I'm in the market for one.  :thumbup



General / Journey to the Fazer
« on: 30 November 2016, 08:08:04 PM »
 I'm always interested to read about people's bike ownership history and the journey they have been on to arrive at their current bike or collection of bikes, so in the interest of discovering the sort of bikes us Fazer owners have previously owned I have started this thread.

A simple list from start to present is good, and if you want to expand with explanation/photos at any point, even better! Ok, I'll begin. Prepare for a rather unusual and somewhat repetative v twin onslaught ...

2004 - present

Honda NSR125 (92)
Kawasaki GPZ500 (02)
Honda Firestorm (98)
Yamaha R1 (99)
Honda Firestorm (02)
Aprilia RSV Mille (02) crashed
April RSV Mille (01)
Aprilia Falco (01)
Aprilia Falco (00) stolen  :'(
Aprilia Falco (01)
Honda SP2 (03)
Aprilia Tuono (03)
Yamaha Fazer (04)

Had plenty of sports V twins so sticking with this lovely Fazer thou I have just purchased!

Feel free to post your bike ownership history below, the year you owned your first bike and the production year of each bike would helpful for readers.

Thanks in advance!


For Sale & Wanted / WANTED Yoshimura Tri Oval Stainless Fazer 1000
« on: 14 November 2016, 07:01:02 PM »
Just wondered if anyone had one lying around they were thinking about getting rid of?

I know there is  a brand new one on EBay at the moment, but I was hoping for a second hand bargain  :D



Introduction / New prospective owner
« on: 25 October 2016, 07:30:57 PM »
Hello all,

After many years of sports v twins and aching wrists I have settled on the Fazer gen1 as a long term bike, having previously owned an R1 and enjoying the smooth power delivery.

My last bike was an Aprilia Tuono which was good but the lack of wind protection and bolt upright riding position took the edge off the riding, and in all honesty, I could just do with a change. I have always liked the Fazer and by all accounts it appears to be a very capable machine.

So here I am now on the hunt for one, willing to spend between 2 - 3k although the closer to 2 the better 😁 I'm looking for a reasonably well sorted one with good service history. Checking all the usual places, eBay, bike trader, gumtree, mcn and the for sale section here, but if you hear of anything going through the grapevine please let me know.

Thanks very much and I look forward to some Fazer shopping!


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