Date: 20-09-17  Time: 10:19 AM

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General / Re: Word Association
« Last post by Oldgit on Today at 10:10:23 AM »
Akimbo
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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Tank loose after crash
« Last post by Drezza on Today at 09:12:05 AM »
Yeah that's a good point about different clocks, I just want to get it on the road as cheaply as possible since it's now a CAT C, there's not much point throwing much money at it.  :(
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General / Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Last post by YamFazFan on Today at 08:52:27 AM »
Wow superb action photo there Downey!

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Tank loose after crash
« Last post by F4celess on Today at 08:48:25 AM »
Yeah the front mount 'flap' whatever the correct term is. I think the tank and the frame are fine, the metal mount has taken the brunt of the force and twisted, so I've ordered a new (secondhand) one from a breaker which hopefully resolves the problem.


Just need to sort out a single round headlight and mounting the clocks after the fairing got destroyed  :'(

Good you can order a new front mount. From memory wasn't sure if it was welded to the front of the tank. Sounds ideal. bolt off / new one on.

Why don't you go for aftermarket Clocks, if you now will run no fairing? Might actually be easier to mount. The original Clocks seem to look twice as big, with none of that front fairing in place. for them to drop into. :)
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FZS600 Fazer / Re: U-lock or Disc lock?
« Last post by F4celess on Today at 08:43:47 AM »

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currently making a security related video on an unbeatable alarm system - its so good even i cant disarm it with my keyfob
so the last couple of days yes i have been at home totally traceable.

Look forward to this.  8)
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General / Re: Word Association
« Last post by Robbie8666 on Today at 07:46:58 AM »
legs
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General / Re: Track days
« Last post by Dudeofrude on Today at 07:10:01 AM »
I just had a quick look and at this time of year you can get a full novice track day for £65 on an open pit day at cadwell


Open pit lane days are not for novices

My mistake it was for a general bike track day. There's options to book either novice intermediate or fast
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Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Clutch Basket Mod
« Last post by old son on Today at 06:46:28 AM »
Hi Matey.


Can i suggest you try using 3 new springs & 3 old springs in a Triangle formation, this will give you more spring pressure than 6 old springs but won't be as heavy as 6 new heavy duty springs... (An old racing trick) to find enough spring pressure without clutch slip at high RPM with the bonus of a lighter clutch lever feel.

Regarding drilling the basket for better oil flow, this is a free Mod that actually works wonders on any wet multi-plate clutch.

Personally I drill all my clutch baskets, I've found it works well if you get a marker pen & mark the location of the steels on the basket, then drill 3mm holes in these areas, I stagger my drilling in a spiral type pattern & slightly countersink all holes drilled, this massively improves oil flow throughout the plates & I've yet to see a dry plate after this Mod.
Hope this suggestion helps?

Thanks Gaz, I'll give the spring trick a try.

I was going to drill 4mm holes, any issues? Countersunk on what side of the basket?

I saw an American site where they cut a small trough from the existing holes in the back plate up to the lip around the edge of the plate. Looks easy and was going to do that as well.
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FZS600 Fazer / Re: U-lock or Disc lock?
« Last post by Disorderlypunk on Today at 12:46:41 AM »
dont forget the baseball bat now
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General / Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Last post by downey on Today at 12:16:09 AM »
got to take the new crf 450 i got a while back to the woods ,,nearly 4 months off the dirtbike over the fractured shinbone and boy did i miss it
bike feels great,,starts first kick and has the electric if your really lazy  :lol
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