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by Wicky
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Wheel colour
Replies: 23
Views: 436

Re: Wheel colour

Image :D

All contact area where the disc mates mates with the wheel.
by Wicky
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: 2019 Firestorm t-shirt
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: 2019 Firestorm t-shirt

Duffy1964 wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:06 pm
Cheers Wicky I will have Firestorm logo on a Black XL please [emoji106]
Okay I've shrunk you down from a XXL to XL

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by Wicky
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: 2019 Firestorm t-shirt
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: 2019 Firestorm t-shirt

Righty - Picked up today two test t-shirts in red and used black. Price for forum folk will be £15 inc pp https://cl.ly/53ca1a168bf4/IMG_1315v2.JPG https://cl.ly/9ece7bdcbe0d/grey-firestorm-preview.jpg In the meantime I've knocked up another design 'V2 Engine' - along with one featuring the forum lo...
by Wicky
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: high RPM misfire
Replies: 14
Views: 158

Re: high RPM misfire

Check carb intake rubbers are nice and sealed - same for any exhaust leaks i.e. manifold/header/link pipes. Check vacuum hose isn't split and correctly attached.

And bin the PAIR system :p

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by Wicky
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ID parade No.7...
Replies: 47
Views: 823

Re: ID parade No.7...

ripped used teabag / filter of some kind

If not I give up
by Wicky
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Poor cylinder running and cam timing
Replies: 31
Views: 669

Re: Poor cylinder running and cam timing

Could have been worse...

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by Wicky
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Front Fork Brace
Replies: 11
Views: 204

Re: Front Fork Brace

+1 on K&N needing setting up with a few dyno runs / dynojet kit . Not a plug&play mod on VTR.

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by Wicky
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Job
Replies: 11
Views: 217

Re: Job

Only if double time as it will be my birthday on the 31st Feb (it was an unbelievably long labour/delivery)
by Wicky
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Front Fork Brace
Replies: 11
Views: 204

Re: Front Fork Brace

Fork brace wanted. For standard VTR forks > https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=42585&p=465538&hilit=fork+brace#p465538 Re: Steering Stem- the weak link > https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=41973&p=458701&hilit=fork+brace#p458701 Re: You only get 1 mod..... > https://...
by Wicky
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Speedo on a parallel
Replies: 23
Views: 433

Re: Speedo on a parallel

If you've got the old sprockets what's the count?
by Wicky
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Speedo on a parallel
Replies: 23
Views: 433

Re: Speedo on a parallel

What's the tooth count on the sprockets compared to OEM? Perhaps it is geared differently hence why it is apparently reading off. Can you take it for spin on the road and as Tony suggests compare given rate of knots to GPS speedo on a phone.
by Wicky
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: engine Guard thing
Replies: 12
Views: 247

Re: engine Guard thing

Odd - the plastic heat guard is the same across the years 97-05 early & late models https://www.bike-parts-honda.com/honda- ... 9125MBB010
by Wicky
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Previous owners...gotta love them
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: Previous owners...gotta love them

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/M3-M4-M5-M6-M8-Press-In-Brass-Inserts-For-Plastic-/280708445144 Headlight should be attached onto front fairing through screws* into brass inserts moulded into the headlight mounts in the fairing surround. *I've used allen headed replacements. https://cl.ly/d466e3ffaef3/IM...
by Wicky
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Previous owners...gotta love them
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: Previous owners...gotta love them

Apparently holding the tail light on with a single decking screw bodged with a washer and a bit of rubber tube is acceptable. I wonder what the part number for that is? Normally two screws that hold the rear light in which go into the two nut spring clips with a thread that are pushed into the inte...