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FZS600 Fazer / Re: USB / fag lighter sockets - mounting
« on: 10 August 2015, 05:26:54 PM »
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/maplin-motorbike-usb-charger-2-port-n73dp

I got one of these, connects direct to battery with its own reverse polarity protection, current and voltage management (so the bike battery won't go flat) extending cover so can be used in wet and fits in 5 mins. And now at £9.99.

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General / Re: Guy Martin crash
« on: 07 August 2015, 09:54:41 PM »
Ouch!!!  I couldn't see what Went wrong? But he had no chance of pulling that back!!  Hope he pulls through ok.  I have a lot of respect for him a true biker!

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Hitting a invisible brick wall
« on: 07 August 2015, 03:53:55 PM »
Sure it's not the Rev limiter??  Never tried mine that hard :(
Maybe I should!!  :)

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: No secondary resistance
« on: 07 August 2015, 11:46:59 AM »
I think its more to do with the alarm removal, Im not too sure about the box eye but the foxeye has an ancillary connector at the rear under the seat for an alarm to connect to, without an alarm fitted this connector needs 2 shorting links in it to allow the bike to actually fire.
I cant remember off the top of my head which pins need to be connected but I can check tonight for you

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General / Re: carrying large items on a bike
« on: 04 August 2015, 05:18:51 PM »
Yep def the rucksack,  I've had to pack to go away for work n had a 55ltr rucksack loaded with steel toecap boots, overalls and enough clothes n wash bag for a week weighed in at 20kg!! No probs as weight is on seat make sure shoulder straps are pulled tight once seated onthe bike and mine also had a waist band that I could pull tight...... It was rock solid and barely effected the geometry of the bike..... Only down side was high winds..... Me + rucksack made for a very good sail :(

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General / Re: 2015 FOC-U Bike Picture Challenge
« on: 02 August 2015, 07:14:34 PM »
Just the one??. I managed to find 3 in Cambridge :D

A Cycle shop.

A Fish & chip shop.

A Launderette.

Bloody brilliant!!!  Excellent way to close a challenge.......... Next???

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: oem brake lines
« on: 31 July 2015, 08:52:04 AM »
I fitted Hel's a few months ago. very happy with them!!! a good fit and top quality.
give them a ring and say you are a forum member and they will give you a discount code to enter when you order online, I think the code gave 20 or 25% off so well worth making the call.

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General / Re: 2015 FOC-U Bike Picture Challenge
« on: 29 July 2015, 05:55:03 PM »
Ok I'll post this cos I can....... But I still like the challenge of. Your bike outside a pub with a number in its name!

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General / Re: engine not revving past 6k but only when in gear
« on: 29 July 2015, 05:37:16 PM »
Sounds like a compression problem to me if the engine can't rev under strain??

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General / Re: Computer related
« on: 29 July 2015, 12:15:52 PM »
Are you using a wireless mouse??  I know it sounds daft but I had similar issues when my mouse power was low....... The mouse still appeared to work fine apart from drop downs, a new battery in the mouse fixed it!! (please don'task why cos I have no foccing idea)

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General / Re: Find my wife's best mate a fella
« on: 17 July 2015, 03:34:45 PM »
There is so much joy in this thread already but c'mon we want pics.
 
Otherwise we will just have to speculate and use our imaginations.....................And you know what that means..... :lol

Oi Dazza,  where did you get a pic of my Mrs from!!!
As I said on another post I'm due an upgrade :)

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General / Re: Samsung galaxy s6 phone
« on: 15 July 2015, 05:24:06 PM »
I'm now actually thinking about getting the z3 compact, seems to do everything I want and it appears they have sorted most of the bugs from the bigger z3.

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General / Re: Samsung galaxy s6 phone
« on: 13 July 2015, 09:09:47 PM »
Must admit I would have had the m8 till I saw the s6. Come out....... Have looked at the m9 which I so think is amazing!! But pricey..... Maybe the m8 is still on the cards?.

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General / Samsung galaxy s6 phone
« on: 13 July 2015, 04:59:21 PM »
Does anyone have the s6?? I need to upgrade and am really impressed with this phones spec, but have read a few non impressive user reviews. Can anyone give me some first hand feedback?? (sorry before anyone suggests I can't do apple Or ios)

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: FZS600 bits clear out
« on: 04 July 2015, 04:32:54 PM »
Would be keen to know if you have a good pair of fork stantions for an 02 foxeye? Also a front fairing intact? (silver. If poss)  cheers

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: What started you off....???
« on: 30 June 2015, 10:56:39 PM »
Boobs.......... Girls liked Bikes n bad boys!!  Hence I like Boobs and bikes!!!
So become a bad boy......... To get boobs!!!

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Is this normal?
« on: 30 June 2015, 07:59:10 AM »
Or if it doesn't have a healer fitted, you have been riding very slowly lol.

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: RPM Signal
« on: 21 June 2015, 10:02:12 PM »
Dude...... Please tell me that that custom pipe is not blowing oily gases all over ya rear tyre!!!
Looks sweet but not sure I would ride it?!?!

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General / Re: visor replacement
« on: 20 June 2015, 07:51:24 PM »
Depends on the overall cost of the helmet.  There is no treatment that will remove scratches enough without affecting transparency!! I replaced my box helmet visor after 2 years from race visors . Co . uk for about £20 pin lock ready......... Great visor n will hopefully give me another 2 years out the helmet then I don't mind spending £100 ish on a good fitting helmet

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General / Re: plug n play
« on: 18 June 2015, 05:52:31 PM »
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I do have one on my FZ6 and it not only takes out the "hole" in the power curve between 5 and 6000 RPM where Yamaha de-tuned the engine map to meet emissions regulations, I can also switch to the "fun mode" map which gives a nice power boost (ok, and I lose about 25% fuel efficiency, but you can't have everything!)
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Agreed, these things can/do change the mapping on most fuel injected bikes (as you say at a cost)....... But I've seen them advertised for the fzs which as a carb bike can make sweet fa difference!!

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Fender Extender
« on: 18 June 2015, 08:04:00 AM »
I fitted mine 3 years ago using black silicone sealant. I roughed up both mating surfaces with very course sand paper, cleaned both faces with some IPA and covered with sealant. I made sure of a nice continuous bead all around the edges and let cure for 48hrs using a couple of clamps to hold together. It is still absolutely rock solid!! And I use the bike all year round.
I wouldn't over think it.

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General / Re: plug n play
« on: 17 June 2015, 06:11:31 PM »
Lol I really did miss that detail!!

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General / Re: plug n play
« on: 17 June 2015, 05:23:38 PM »
What's wrong with that???  I've got one fitted to my fazer!! And it makes it run like.................. Well........... Like............. Foccing exactly the same!!  Hehe

(I don't really have one!!!)

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General / Re: 2015 FOC-U Bike Picture Challenge
« on: 12 June 2015, 11:15:31 PM »
Excellent, looks like a winner to me!
So....... Next challenge??

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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Clutch slipping?
« on: 05 June 2015, 04:37:38 PM »
Increase in revs without increase in speed all points to clutch slip. Presumably you can hear the increase in revs as well and not just trusting the gauge? What mileage is on the bike? But it sounds like time for a new set of plates

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