Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by sirch345 » Sun May 05, 2019 8:00 pm

Varastorm wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 9:38 pm
I had another think & decided to study the loom on the bike & search for repairs or signs of fiddling that might be the cause.

At the 9 & 6 pin plugs (clock connections) loom side there was signs of new black tape so Undid it :eek2 An issue was instantly spotted. All the wires had been cut & soldered back together :crazy: There was a green/yellow that turned into a green & a green that turned into a green/yellow :wtf:

I cut & soldered them properly then I lost the rev counter & milage :lol: Enough was enough so I stripped the bad loom out & tossed it across the garden.

An hour later I had the bike running with a new loom & all the instruments are now working. :D

Fab :thumbup:
Excellent news :clap: Well done in getting to the root of the problem :thumbup:

The person who soldered the wires together must have been colour blind :shh:

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by fabiostar » Mon May 06, 2019 8:04 am

Top class sir. :clap: :clap: its always the stupid things isnt it?..
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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Duffy1964 » Mon May 06, 2019 4:42 pm

Glad you sussed it fella. Well done


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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Varastorm » Mon May 06, 2019 6:00 pm

Cheers guys :thumbup:

I knew something would halt progress, I just didn't think it was a fiddler loom :roll: eBay I suppose, some you win some you loose.

Btw, well done on you two sorting your bikes out. Duffy's looking really tidy & thank god fabio took my advice & replaced the spark plugs :lol: :thumbup:

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Varastorm » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:50 pm

Apparently many auto cct fail after a long stand making this engine a high risk candidate.

Now I know that it's alive I needed some of these & they arrived the other day.

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£27 quid for a pair from China. Not too bad.

I might remove the roll pinned top nut & replace the locknut it with a nylock.

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by fabiostar » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:10 pm

they actually look well made those? :thumbup:
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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Duffy1964 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:23 am

Nice one


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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by sirch345 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:41 pm

Varastorm wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Apparently many auto cct fail after a long stand making this engine a high risk candidate.

Now I know that it's alive I needed some of these & they arrived the other day.

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£27 quid for a pair from China. Not too bad.

I might remove the roll pinned top nut & replace the locknut it with a nylock.
You can't complain about the price.

Out of interest what diameter is the adjusting bolt if you don't mind me asking, 8mm 10mm :?:

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by tony.mon » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:05 am

It's an M8 standard thread, no need for anything larger.
Actually an M6 would do the job well enough, so an M8 is already overkill.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Varastorm » Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:03 pm

Hi Chris, sorry for not replying sooner but Tony has stepped in & answered. Thanks Tony :thumbup:

Right then, It's taken a while but I've eventually bought a SV650 radiator. They were £69.99 each & I was not going to pay that, I offered £40 & ended up buying one for £47.

I was made up, bargain.. er, nope. The following day they were all £49.99 or nearest offer.. bollox..

Anyway, it's arrived & it looks good. It's physically the same size as one vtr radiator it's just missing the unrequired third outlet.

Here's some pictures.

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by sirch345 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:29 pm

tony.mon wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:05 am
It's an M8 standard thread, no need for anything larger.
Actually an M6 would do the job well enough, so an M8 is already overkill.
Varastorm wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:03 pm
Hi Chris, sorry for not replying sooner but Tony has stepped in & answered. Thanks Tony :thumbup:
I must apologise too for not replying sooner :eh:

Thanks for the INFO gentlemen :thumbup:

Vara, your new rad looks nice and shiny :)

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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by Duffy1964 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:48 pm

Nice rad looking forward to seeing it fitted


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Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Post by fabiostar » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:28 am

any more news on this beasty?? :thumbup:
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