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General / Re: Just for VNA a brexit thread
« on: 15 November 2018, 06:47:58 PM »
All the European nations must think we are all absolutely mad. :lol
Never truer words spoken  :lol :lol

General / New Brexit Coin for 2019
« on: 31 October 2018, 04:09:57 PM »
New coin due out in April 2019

General / Re: Today's "What Gets My Goat"
« on: 25 October 2018, 08:26:53 PM »
I for once agree with you VNA, I don't have a problem with culling done humanely, but do have a problem with idiots killing animals for sport/leisure. I have to question how many of these animals have to be shot with multiple rounds before they die.
Why not just cull the idiots, problem solved  :lol

General / Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« on: 24 October 2018, 11:20:46 AM »

Been there, done that, wore the t-shirt.  :D

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: New upload
« on: 22 October 2018, 09:20:39 PM »
It doesn't really work on my iPad, Unfazed - but, is that a link to "" ?.

That's the site I use for checking out changes resulting from sprocket and tyre swaps with different teeth and wheel sizes etc.
No it is not from that site.It's written using microsoft excel and saved as  XLSX,
Apples spreadsheet software Numbers should be able to read it or Google docs

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / New upload
« on: 21 October 2018, 09:04:10 PM »
Forgot to let you lads know, I uploaded a file on the difference changing sprockets or tyres will make to the speed of the Fazer 1000.
It is an XLSX file which allows you to enter the Sprocket sizes or tyre sizes and and see the difference it makes to the speed in each gear.I found it I think on the FZ1 site on the net a good while ago and modified it to make it easier to follow, hope the original owner does not mind.
Forgot all about it until some one asked a question about sprocket changes on Facebook.It is under useful stuff in the downloads section

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: sprocket and stuff
« on: 21 October 2018, 12:31:29 PM »
Doesn't matter as long as the sprocket is the correct size for the chain and shaft. The rubber is only a damper to quieten the chain.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: New Exup cable failed
« on: 25 September 2018, 06:58:30 PM »
Slinky glide from wemoto
Did you contact WeMoto about it, they can very good about replacing stuff that may be faulty.

General / Re: sat navs
« on: 25 September 2018, 12:33:33 AM »
I'm a map man, might use the phone sat nav if I am really, really, really stuck, especially after accidents block the major routes out of of cities.

Prefer stopping and getting directions now and then, never had an issue using maps anywhere in Europe

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: New Exup cable failed
« on: 25 September 2018, 12:26:48 AM »
What make were they?

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Exhaust identity
« on: 13 September 2018, 09:17:49 PM »
Looks like Lextex Stainless Downpipes

Diesels and Lawnmowers (Bike racing n things) / Re: Mental Fenati
« on: 09 September 2018, 09:05:03 PM »
 :agree Couldn't believe it. The guy is a total nutter

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Coolant dripping
« on: 01 September 2018, 10:26:42 PM »
Though about going the Motor Factors route, but in the end bought the genuine item. The 600 is older and has over 90,000miles with out any hose issues yet.

New hoses now fitted and fresh coolant added. Thankfully I only lost less than half a litre of coolant which was not enough to cause engine issues. Drained 1.8 litres from it and had to add  2.2 litres.

All sounds good, will have to take it for a good run tomorrow  :)

General / Re: what did you do with your fazer today ?
« on: 01 September 2018, 01:28:37 PM »
FZS 600 Back on the road, new fork seals and new headrace taper roller bearings fitted.For info. the headrace bearings on the 98-03 FZS600 are exactly the same as the 01-05 FZS1000.  :) I replaced FZS1000 ones a few weeks ago as they were becoming a bit notchy (bought the taper roller bearings from Marksman) and when I needed to do the fork seals on the 600 I decided to check the condition of the headrace, they were not too bad but decided to change them as the front end was apart.
I noticed they looked the same size as the 1000 bearings I had not dumped yet.
Did a bit of checking they had the same part numbers.
I ordered another set for 1000 from Marksman they are listed on the site as FZ1 01-05 (he does not list a set for the FZS600) and they are a perfect fit. :woot

Sent you a PM

What is the under seat code it so I can figure out which model it is?
Have you the same keys for all locks?
Check the plug/socket the ignition wires plug into and tell me was colours are in that going into the loom. There will be 2 plugs/sockets 

Are there 5 wires in the ignition? What are the other colours?
Reason for asking is that there are 3 different switches on the Fazer1000
one has 4 wires, another has 5 wires and the third one has 7 wires.

Diesels and Lawnmowers (Bike racing n things) / Re: joke moto gp
« on: 28 August 2018, 01:20:12 AM »
Silverstone MotoGP clerk of the course Stuart Higgs  had already secured the services of support staff ready for a Monday race before it was blocked by factory teams.  Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda and KTM are all scheduled to test at Aragon on Wednesday, so deemed that more important than racing on Monday .

Usually the scrotes who hot wire them bunch the ignition wires together, if this was the case with yours then it most likely has blown two critical diodes in the Starter Cut out relay under the left side panel, these two diodes control the operation of the Neutral light and the sidestand switch. Did the Fuel pump run when you turn on the kill switch?

Let me know if the all the ignition wires were bunched together when you got it back and if the pump works and I will PM you how to work around it.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: play in rear wheel
« on: 26 August 2018, 11:27:00 PM »
2 to 3 inches sounds a lot  even for worn Cush drives.
Remove the rear wheel, pull the sprocket and its hub from the wheel.
The rubbers inside are what you need to replace they will probably fall out.

Usually about 6 of them and probably around £10 to £12

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Coolant dripping
« on: 26 August 2018, 11:06:09 PM »
No need to be baffled. It's a pipe, they don't last forever. Splits can happen for no apparent reason.
At least you've found it before it got really bad.
Yes I agree splits can happen any time, but considering it only has 45000 miles on it, I am a bit baffled. :eek Any failures I have seen in hoses were in excess of 100000 milesThere is no strain in the area, the pipe it connects to is about an inch away from the split so not edges near it.The only thing in that effects the area is grease/oil from the chain seeps on to it, but I have never seen a hose crack from grease/oil on them regularly.

The Yamaha hose was £50 incl postage, which was not to bad for a OEM part I suppose.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Overturn Switch / Tip Over Relay
« on: 26 August 2018, 12:30:56 PM »
Not really an item that gives much trouble on the fzs1000, for that reason I would risk a second hand one.Bypassed a few Suzuki ones and an old R1, unfortunately I never had an Fzs1000 on apart to see what was inside.
My theory is usually that if something is not working open and see if it can be fixed. You can't break something that's already broken, as the worst you can do is fix it.
If you do decide to open it post a few pictures of the internals.
The R1 has a little pendulum inside it and track day users fill it with silcone to stop the pendulum. A severe enough tank slapper or very quick change of direction like two quick bends in succession can cause it to operate and cut the engine, unlikely to ever happen in normal road use.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Coolant dripping
« on: 26 August 2018, 10:40:53 AM »
The offending Pipe,  new one due Tuesday. Still baffled as to how it happened
It is cracked right at the edge of the protective rubber covering, rolled cover back to show it in the pics.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Overturn Switch / Tip Over Relay
« on: 22 August 2018, 09:24:57 PM »
I'm curious, how did you figure that out ??? :eek

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: FZS 1000 2004 Model, Silver, handlebars?
« on: 22 August 2018, 09:21:10 PM »
Apparently they came like that. I asked that question when son bought the 1000 I have now and the original owner said they came like that as he had bought the bike new and had only ever put a givi rack and top box on it.

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