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FZS600 Fazer / Re: cafe racer project
« on: 23 October 2017, 11:36:01 AM »

Yeah noticed that - from watching your channel.  :lol  Joking mate.  :b

thanks lol - all hectic here its getting annoying as no time for the bikes

FZS600 Fazer / Re: cafe racer project
« on: 23 October 2017, 11:20:53 AM »
holy crap you have got moving fast on that one
- so far i have done bugger all really apart from order a r6 seat and took some measurements
cant do anything yet anyhow as got a house move to plan

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Not sure where to post this
« on: 21 October 2017, 08:31:26 PM »
por15 is even failing!!! - ooh crap best buy a new tank for the chop then as that has a por15 liner (will replace anyhow as its heavy as fuck)

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Performance issue( missing at 5,000 RPM)
« on: 21 October 2017, 08:28:55 PM »
i used it on purpose
air : fuel ratio basically
-i never heard of the word untill i started watching Mythbusters
if i remember about 14.5 parts air to 1 part petrol makes bangs best but with every fuel it is different which is where things get interesting running methanol

FZS600 Fazer / Re: lights out!
« on: 21 October 2017, 08:22:46 PM »
ok you have 12v at the headlight fuse
just trace that wire at every junction and find where you havent got 12 v anymore
always have a sewing pin to hand in case you have to pierce the wire

i often jump straight to headlight and see if 12v there as it is easy to get too
no12v at HL its between fuse and bulb so likely switch but could be a plug inbetween
12v at HL -its a earth problem (run a temp earth to negative to make sure)

- its often easier to eliminate the possibilities than to find the problem direct

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Performance issue( missing at 5,000 RPM)
« on: 21 October 2017, 03:15:27 PM »
i think darrsi has hit nail on the head there
if you have a clogged air filter you increase negative pressure in the carb and you will pull more fuel through (pressure has to equilise somehow)
you are effectively running rich and using more fuel per mile and not enough air to give you the power when you need it as the stoichiometric efficiency is well off

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Not sure where to post this
« on: 19 October 2017, 10:31:50 PM »
not sure anyone who does the repair - have heard of this happening on fibrglass tanks from the increasing amount of ethanol in fuel
it needs a coating of something like POR15 otherwise it will just keep happening to other areas of the tank.
not sure what the correct stuff is as i have only used por15 on steel tanks

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Delkevic 200mm
« on: 19 October 2017, 12:29:51 PM »
that banding is what holds it all together (sort of)
its riveted on at the 'exit' end of the exhaust once the old band has been removed by drilling out the rivets

-please note that i only threw that ebay link up for people to see that they are available, you will have to know the correct size you need

as i keep telling my godson when teaching him fabrication "you can always cut some off but you cant put it back on"
-i dont think he has realised what a welder is for yet, i was told that during my joinery course

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Delkevic 200mm
« on: 18 October 2017, 10:07:49 PM »
The boss at the garage I go to asked the mot tester why he passed the Harley that was as loud as thunder yet failed the Honda step thru cos it had a slight blow. The Harley was louder at tick over than the Honda at full throttle.
His reply... The Harley exhaust isn't blowing and I don't like the twit that owns the Honda.
So yeah. Maybe you and the bike are being tested!

and my honda cub is still sitting in the shed

FZS600 Fazer / Re: My Fazer cafe racer (possible scrambler)
« on: 18 October 2017, 12:03:20 AM »
mechanical speedo swap
out of wondering what sender did you use (obviously a mechanical one but off what?)

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Delkevic 200mm
« on: 17 October 2017, 03:46:35 PM »
there is usually a marking saying not for road use on the banding and that will give you a fail
however if someone Accidently replaced it with a bsau stamped band after a repack

then it is less likely to get a fail - but once again this comes down to how anal retentive the mot guy is... they do know what is/isnt legal but that bsau is a requirment i believe
and if you do get stopped by the police you will have to say that you bought the can as is 2nd hand at a bike show / autojumble
because if there is a vosa checkpoint nearby you are still likely to end up paying a visit and its better to be just wrong and get a rectification notice than to say openly that you did it to decieve the mot station (who knows what would happen there[size=78%])[/size]

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Delkevic 200mm
« on: 17 October 2017, 01:15:13 PM »
mot centers i believe will just pass as acceptable levels
i had my vl800 pass at 118DB which is far too loud and he only DB tested it out of curiosity
a quick search turned up this
This from the DfT:[/size]"Motorcycle noise can be especially intrusive. Existing maximum noise limits for motorcycles are significantly higher than for cars, and even from June 1999, when a more stringent 80 dB(A) noise limit will be applied to new motor cycles over 175cc, limits will still be 6 dB(A) higher. These relatively high limits reflect the limited scope on motorcycles for cladding and other noise suppression techniques. Furthermore, the fitting by some motorcyclists of inappropriate or altered silencers, mainly on older machines, can exacerbate the problem of motorcycle noise. The UK now has one of most stringent series of regulations in force to control both construction standards for, and the sale of, replacement silencers for motorcycles."[/color]

FZS600 Fazer / Re: headlight relays ?
« on: 16 October 2017, 10:42:47 PM »
thankfully they are just to do the job untill i rip it off the road for a rebuild but i might aswell make them as good as i can for now
not spending a fortune on a headlight that might not fit whichever front end i decide to fit in the future

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Strong gusts
« on: 16 October 2017, 03:33:23 PM »
in cumbria its the best day we have had in about a week bit of white cloud but sun peeking out
a gentle breeze running through the trees
-calm before the storm i think

FZS600 Fazer / Re: touching up silver bikes
« on: 14 October 2017, 12:43:26 PM »
so many bad bad jokes - considering its all on film then surely a max weinstein joke is on its way
(although im a lot thinner and poor)

ok thankyou tommyardin for pointing out that link issue - it was originally fine untill youtube changed there setup AGAIN
it should now bring up a list of videos for new visitors

FZS600 Fazer / Re: headlight relays ?
« on: 14 October 2017, 11:16:26 AM »
well i got some relays ordered with the connector blocks and found some thick enough (i think) wire
just got to find some time next week to get it all fired in there

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Tail tidy
« on: 12 October 2017, 06:16:49 PM »
i think there are some anal retentive mot guys out there
on the chop i have a offside side mounted number plate and i had the reflector (the 2p sized ones shown above) on the offside of that
it couldnt be any further away from center and it still passed
-this was at a mainly car garage and i was giving one of his employees a hand getting his bikes rear wheel out so i may have got some leeway on that.

FZS600 Fazer / touching up silver bikes
« on: 12 October 2017, 03:36:45 PM »
well after fibreglassing the hole in my tail and the grabrail holes i obviously needed to paint it
needed it in a rush today so shot down to halfords to see what was close
it turns out ford moondust silver isnt a bad match
havent clearcoated it yet but it will do me and looks better than primer over filler

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Tail tidy
« on: 12 October 2017, 03:34:28 PM »
i removed my reflector trimmed the excess off the numberplate (instead of buying a smaller plate)
and lifted the whole thing up as far as i could - mot time i will just get one of those stick on reflectors
might buy a new numberplate and stick it too that then put it on once a year at mot time

FZS600 Fazer / Re: headlight relays ?
« on: 12 October 2017, 03:19:33 PM »
good point
also must remember to fix my pass switch lol

FZS600 Fazer / Re: headlight relays ?
« on: 12 October 2017, 01:48:43 PM »
thats exactly what im planning
if my memory of electrical wiring resistance is still working then i think it needs to be 10-12 guage wire to run 120W of lights
just have to find the right relay now
if i can only find a switchover relay then i think i will have to add 2 relays 1 on/off, 1 hi/low

FZS600 Fazer / headlight relays ?
« on: 12 October 2017, 03:33:13 AM »
its 3AM and i just got back in and im too cold to investigate other than looking at diagrams and ask here

the 2000 model doesnt have headlight relays does it ?
if it does where abouts should i be looking
- im running twin dominator headlights with osram night breakers and not as impressed impressed as i should be

thinking of going direct wiring with a relay (last 30 miles have been a nightmare as there was no1 to follow)
if there is no oem relay i will just rip the loom and hide a relay under the tank
oem factory relay will get replaced if there is one as standard

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Under my seat!
« on: 11 October 2017, 08:07:42 AM »
just noticed the tyre pressures written on the seat
-good idea for those of us who forget the pressures as soon as we get to the compressor

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Which Throwovers?
« on: 09 October 2017, 03:40:09 PM »
the trick is to remove the pillion footrests.
that way the wife has to stay at home so you have less to carry
-do not attempt if you still have milk or coal delivered !!!!!!! :lol

FZS600 Fazer / Re: dont try to vinyl wrap
« on: 08 October 2017, 03:32:26 AM »
im also a cheapskate and bought some cheap ass stuff
either way im going to have a kick ass looking laptop/phone and vape with the leftovers

ooh will also say after watching that video about the versyectamy that the shapes involved are alot easier as it has those nice little side panels that make it a lot easier to hide bits / cut off, try doing a fzs tank in two halves - holy crap is it not a good day with £12 wrap lol

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