The Workshop

January 16, 2020

blowing like a motherf*cker

blowing like a motherf*cker Lads i fitted an after market can to my bike about a year ago. I sealed the joint with Exhaust sealant and all was good. It recently started blowing in the area of the joint. The diameter of the aftermarket exhaust and the pipe at the end of the […]

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January 14, 2020

One for the fazer owners.

One for the fazer owners. Hi lads. I recently picked up a set of crash bars for the old type box eye fazer 600.my problem is on the left hand of the bike the radiator hose completely blocks the bolt hole that lines up the crash bar. I can not move the hose out […]

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January 13, 2020

Suspension on Street Triple R

Suspension on Street Triple R So I recently purchased a 15 Street Triple R form the UK & would like to get my suspension setup. Now my idea is to go out to NDM & get them to do it but I would like any advice on the figures i got. (see pic) I […]

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January 5, 2020

Splitting engine

Splitting engine Hi lads .just a quick question if I can split the bottom end of the engine without taking the head off first see in pics all bolts removed but smaller 10 mm backed out and loose but wont come apart with a rubber mallet and I’m afraid to dog it .any […]

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December 30, 2019

Brave way to check out a CDI unit

Brave way to check out a CDI unit Source: Brave way to check out a CDI unit

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December 29, 2019

Stickers or paint?

Stickers or paint? It’s that time of year again where I treat myself to some bike related opulence. Last year I got a seat cowl for the bike, it tidies up the shape nicely. Alas, it’s plain black plastic so two issues for me. (1) It’s prone to scratches. (2) It’s dull. […]

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December 24, 2019

Chopper mechanic?

Chopper mechanic? Seems like this mysterious character that was in threads years ago and only positive things. Is he still doing any bike work and if so, could I get the number? I try to do most of the work myself but sometimes I need some extra help and I was absolutely ripped off […]

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December 9, 2019

Decal Replicas?

Decal Replicas? I’m having a real problem sourcing fairing decals for a 2001 Fazer 600. I have the ‘Yamaha’ for the front but cannot find the side decals 5DM-28390-00 anywhere. Anywhere I had found it ended up refunding me when they found they couldn’t actually get the part. I was wondering if there was […]

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