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    I had this, take off the middle panel and rig up...

    I had this, take off the middle panel and rig up a multimeter to the battery.Tape the meter to the bike where the panel was and then ride the bike. The voltage will spike every now and then and the...
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    Yes I've used WD in the past but a lot of people...

    Yes I've used WD in the past but a lot of people say not to use as it attracts dirt and can 'clog' up the barrel. I hadn't used anything since last winter so lesson learned. Good name by the way,...
  3. Thread: Non honky horn

    by Efin8r
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    Just to update, had to buy a new switch assembly,...

    Just to update, had to buy a new switch assembly, ££ouch. It works though and i feel a lot safer on these cold wet dark nights . Beep beep use your mirrors you bstard.
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    Ignition barrel maintenance

    Recently had trouble with the key not wanting to turn, lots of wiggling and worry about it perhaps not going to work at all. I sprayed contact cleaner in to clean it out and let it dry over night...
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    Regulator/rectifier ?

    Regulator/rectifier ?
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    Yes cheers guys i'll get some 'proper'...

    Yes cheers guys i'll get some 'proper' penetrating oil.
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    Siezed chain adjuster bolts

    Went to adjust my chain and the bloomin things just wouldn't turn. I've got one loose with a bit of heat and WD40, the other one is still seized. I'm going for the slow approach and keep applying WD...
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    Might as well use black emulsion, can't be any...

    Might as well use black emulsion, can't be any worse than bmw paint lol. Hammerite or high temp engine paint. Or put the spoiler back and don't worry it aint going to rust.
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    Love this reply.

    Love this reply.
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    Yeah they wobble about, you get so you don't...

    Yeah they wobble about, you get so you don't notice. There are after market brackets that are meant to 'cure' it. Check out your rear light too,these bikes flap so much they should fly.
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    Hi ATF800R/, have a play. Up it and see what it...

    Hi ATF800R/, have a play. Up it and see what it feels like and adjust gradually . Trial and error. Lots of suspension setting info on youtube. Suspension is always a bit of a compromise though.
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    Hard acceleration puts the weight on the back...

    Hard acceleration puts the weight on the back wheel, if its fine otherwise it does sound like the suspension set up. Are you holding the bars too tightly?
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    Suspension set up? wheel bearings? Wonder why...

    Suspension set up? wheel bearings? Wonder why 4th to 5th though. Do you short shift? Road surface? Roll on slowly until you're sure, ride safe.
  14. Thread: Non honky horn

    by Efin8r
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    Much help thank you, electrical cleaner good...

    Much help thank you, electrical cleaner good idea, think you might be right about the residue. I agree about the horn, I can rev the engine (instead) but then it can interfere with using the throttle...
  15. Thread: Non honky horn

    by Efin8r
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    Non honky horn

    Anyone had their horn stop working? Mines just stopped again, last time I pulled the handle bar switch apart and wd40'd it and after the wd dried it worked again... not this time. Suspect its the...
  16. Thread: Agh!! not again

    by Efin8r
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    Update, I fitted yet another electrosport r/r and...

    Update, I fitted yet another electrosport r/r and motorworks (uk) sent the other 2 r/r back to electrosport who were going to check them. Motorworks rang me back today to reimburse me for the 2 r/r ...
  17. Thread: Agh!! not again

    by Efin8r
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    Ah that must be it [:)]

    Ah that must be it [:)]
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    Kris, have you tried the pre load backed right...

    Kris, have you tried the pre load backed right off and the rebound to help with height ( and weight ?). Slacken off the throttle free play, keep chain tension to slack side of limits can help with...
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    Earth Ground points

    Good morning, does anyone know where the ground points are on the frame, the haynes manual is a bit vague... to me anyway. Ongoing intemittent guage/ABS/blown headlight bulb/ owner depression saga....
  20. Thread: Agh!! not again

    by Efin8r
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    Thank you, i did the reverse polarity and that...

    Thank you, i did the reverse polarity and that was ok and i tested all the pins. Will contact electosport, worth a try.
  21. Thread: Agh!! not again

    by Efin8r
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    Thanks for the reply, I checked the battery on...

    Thanks for the reply, I checked the battery on the bike it showed 12.7 v with the engine off and around 14.48 at idle and revving. I rigged the multimeter to battery and took the bike for a ride and...
  22. Thread: Agh!! not again

    by Efin8r
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    Agh!! not again

    So riding to work the speedo and LCD go off, the ABS light comes on and the lamp sign comes on for the head light bulb blown. It did this a couple of months ago and i replaced the stator and...
  23. Thread: Fuel exhaust

    by Efin8r
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    Ha , but you'll keep looking and wondering if you...

    Ha , but you'll keep looking and wondering if you chose the right configuration until it comes. Enjoy.
  24. Thread: Fuel exhaust

    by Efin8r
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    Slash, black stainless steel round midi. I phoned...

    Slash, black stainless steel round midi. I phoned up to order but there was a 10% discount to order on line, the ads pop up if you look at their site. I chose round / slash as a nod to the original....
  25. Thread: Fuel exhaust

    by Efin8r
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    Yes please report back. Re. the fuel exhaust, It...

    Yes please report back. Re. the fuel exhaust, It has stood up to uk winter and salt no problems.
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