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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Another HeadLight Post
« on: 20 June 2016, 04:09:09 PM »
Thanks for that. Ill try and fish it out if the weather gets better today  :b

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Another HeadLight Post
« on: 17 June 2016, 01:00:10 PM »
or come to think about it should I just remove that egg shell thing?

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Another HeadLight Post
« on: 17 June 2016, 12:55:57 PM »
Cool That's really good stuff... I've ordered my 2nd HID today which will replace my H4 side.

So regarding the side light do you guys just leave it then? Also I donno what its called but on the H1 Side I have this egg shell looking thing which is over the bulb. It looks a bit cracked so was wondering to replace it. What's the proper term for it? Should I have one on the H4 side??

FZS600 Fazer / Another HeadLight Post
« on: 16 June 2016, 05:12:49 PM »
Hi All.

I have recently added an HID Xenon Kit to my main headlight. I intend to do the H4 full beam mod next.

However I have two issues:

1) Obviously now my full beam headlight has the normal standard headlight bulb and so is a different colour to my HID Xenon Light. I wanted to ask people if anyone had tried the Phillips diamond bulb (apparantly 5000K). I wanted to possibly buy this to save cost on having to buy another HID kit to match the colour of my main headlight.  NOTE: A very popular bulb that I was recommended Ospram Night breaker is still quite yellow so this will not match.

2) The parking light bulb (the one that stays on all the time when lights are on where the full beam light sits) is also a different colour to the HID Light so I wanted to know again is there a light bulb that matches the xenon or do you guys just take the bulb out and ditch it? As I'm doing the full beam mod next I won't really need that light anymore will I?

Cheers :)

FZS600 / Re: Fazer Headlight Mod for mark 1 FZS600
« on: 16 June 2016, 02:01:17 PM »
Hi all,

Going to try this mod. I've also added one xenon hid kit to my main light side and will possibly add a second one to this side. Regarding the parking light what do people usually do with this? I was thinking about removing it or does anyone now how to activate it only in parking mode, ie I don't want it on when main and full beam are on?

FZS600 Fazer / Re: fuel gauge defective
« on: 14 April 2016, 09:07:31 AM »

I had the same problem with my fazer... I bought a new fuel sender and that fixed it. I think it cost me 15 quid. Before you replace it try and use up as much petrol then turn the fuel tank upside down do the replacement. Make sure you tighten it up well.... Also when buying a new sender make sure you buy the right one, there is a 3 pin and a 4 pin one. check how many pins yours have and buy the same (the white plastic electrical thing).

Otherwise probably one of the easiest jobs you can do on the fazer!

Thanks Man for the offer... sorry its taking me so long to reply but been having a bit of a nightmare!

The day after you posted my gears completely locked up and was stuck in neutral.... its at the mechanic :(

Thanks for the replies! God I'm a bit of a newbie when it come's to mechanics! I was hoping it would be a bit simpler than that  :eek  I'd love to learn though but this is a bit over my head....... Does anyone know of a trustworthy mechanic or someone with a bit of experience who can help me in London (West)?

FZS600 Fazer / 1st gear and 2nd gear hard and can slip into Neural!
« on: 29 March 2016, 03:05:05 PM »
Quite recently my gears are becoming a bit temperamental. Getting into 1st can be quite hard (have to press hard) then when I accelerate I find it hard to get it into 2nd and sometimes it just slips into Neutral. And at times when that happens it gets a bit stuck and then it's really hard to get it back into any gear! (All higher gear seem to be fine)

I had a skim through some searches on Foc U but can't really find anything relevant.... I was thinking it could be the chain is too slack (which I think it is a little bit on the loosey side so Im going to give it a tighten today). Are there any other suggestions of what I could do whilst I get my hands dirty?



FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 28 June 2015, 02:32:39 PM »
Thanks for the tip lol

Well a friend of mine said that I need to get a fuel repair kit:

He said that it's a lot easier doing that than getting in the carbs so in a way this is good news! Hopefully this will resolve the issues...

FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 27 June 2015, 08:47:25 PM »
I think it could do with replacing for sure as it does look a bit split... but the actual tap which is connected to the fuel tank leaks even with the tap off... is this normal?

FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 27 June 2015, 06:09:06 PM »
I gave up trying to access the carbs as it seemed too complicated (the haynes manual that is!). But after putting new sparks in and giving the carbs a bit of a hammering I started the engine and the leakage stopped! So i went for a bit of a ride and 45 minutes later the leakage started again. Came back home washed the bike, then notice that petrol was gushing out from the petrol tap underneath the petrol tank... so I rushed and grabbed my tools took the petrol tank off and swithed the tap off... but its still leaking from even when off! So after all that it might not be the carbs but the actual tap not flowing through correctly!

Any ideas????

HELP!!  :o :\

FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 27 June 2015, 09:26:05 AM »
I hope I didnt get mugged off then! Im going to try and fix it today. Ill keep you all posted!

FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 27 June 2015, 09:24:53 AM »
I would love to drive down to Dover but the problem is Id have to fill up several times! Ride with the choke off with gushing petrol or choke on!

Thanks for the tips though Ill bare them in mind. Ill keep you guys posted on how I get on. Wish me luck!

FZS600 Fazer / Re: New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 26 June 2015, 10:09:52 PM »
Thanks for the warm welcome!

I continued riding the bike back home (30-40 miles). I was told to give it a good run to clear out the carbs but it still continues. When the choke is enabled the leakage stops but as soon as it's off it gushes out again. I had to ride home with the choke on! Used 3/4 of a tank up! Performance wise the bike seems fine! I will give it a good service tomorrow too going through the Haynes book especially as I want to make a few adjustments to the breaks etc.

I've never done a big job (I'm really nervous) like cleaning the carbs so any links or tips or even an extra pair of hands from anyone who lives near by (west london) would be much appreciated!

Everytime I see my bike I get more attached to it... It's only been a day and my baby is poorly! I want to give it a good looking after to get it back to normal again!

It's night time now but I'll try and get some picks of it with the gushing petrol.... meanwhile I'll attach some pics of it from earlier on



FZS600 Fazer / New Bike - Petrol Leak - Carb Cleaning
« on: 26 June 2015, 09:04:32 PM »
Hi everyone!

I bought a Yamaha Fazer 600 1999 today. I rode 20 miles down the road and noticed that I had a fuel leak from one of the hoses that empties any over fuelling from the petrol pump (I'm not very technical). After speaking to a few biker friends they have told me that as the bike I bought has been sitting in a garage for over a year with no fuel in the tank that a type of wax builds up in the fuel tank so when inserting petrol the wax and fuel mixes into the carbs creating blockages... Basically I need to clean out my carbs....

I have absolutely no idea how to do this. I bought a Haynes Manual but I'm finding it difficult to understand it... Does anyone know a user friendly link of instructions of how to do all this???

Please help me!!

Nick    :'(

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