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  1. Thread: Bolts to check

    by Bogbody
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    Worst bolt I found loose was the rear wheel...

    Worst bolt I found loose was the rear wheel spindle on 600 Ninja that my eldest son owned.
    They (his pals + one of the Dads) had been thrashing it up and down a farm track.
    The rear wheel nut was...
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    Look forward to a catch up :-)

    Look forward to a catch up :-)
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    I'm up for it. Live nr. Peterborough - we could...

    I'm up for it.
    Live nr. Peterborough - we could meet outside the Star and Garter - belive they do tea/coffee/bacon.
    My mate Ray lives in the village. :-)
  4. You'll need to get the ECU settings changed. Can...

    You'll need to get the ECU settings changed.
    Can be done via the motorscan app I belive.
    Its a mod I'm considering but its a bit dear at around ú100 plus the loom.
    One will eventually appear via...
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    A tip.... If you decide to fit a Givi tanklok...

    A tip....
    If you decide to fit a Givi tanklok ring to a GT, change the hex head button screws, that Givi supply, for T25 button head stainless one.
    They need to be 20/25mm long.
    At least then only...
  6. Thread: Tool kit

    by Bogbody
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    Ah yes.... but on the GT you have to take the...

    Ah yes.... but on the GT you have to take the brake calipers off to get the front wheel out.
    The reason I would suggest at least carring the torx bits and front wheel spindle tool is that they are...
  7. Thread: Tool kit

    by Bogbody
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    Oh -- bollyarks -- not a GT is it! Whoops!

    Oh -- bollyarks -- not a GT is it!
    Whoops!
  8. Thread: Tool kit

    by Bogbody
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    Dont forget a T50 to remove the rear wheel....

    Dont forget a T50 to remove the rear wheel. You'll need a bit more leverage than on a standard "L" shaped wrench.
    If you want to remove the front wheel you'll need the tool for the wheel spindle and...
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    I used one of the sticky helmet mounts and fitted...

    I used one of the sticky helmet mounts and fitted the camera (SJcam, gopro clone) to the outside of the screen above the headlamp.
    A short piece of cord acts as a safety strap tied to the camera and...
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    Neat design of cap protector. You could sell them...

    Neat design of cap protector. You could sell them :-)
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    Oh dear ... looks like the type of damage from a...

    Oh dear ... looks like the type of damage from a broken connecting rod. I agree with the other posters , its 2nd hand engine time.
  12. Thread: F900xr

    by Bogbody
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    F900xr

    I'm going to test ride one in about a month when the weather improves.
    Anyone had a go on one yet?
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    The rear brake light switch is a pain. The...

    The rear brake light switch is a pain. The microswitch to operate it only needs a slight pedal movement to operate it - about 3mm is enough.
    My mates also pointed out that the brake light was always...
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    Went straight on to my GT. Other than a fiddle...

    Went straight on to my GT.
    Other than a fiddle to fit the swinging arm bolt (changed for a hex head screw), fitting was no problem :-)
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    One Honda dealer near me offered a poor price for...

    One Honda dealer near me offered a poor price for my GT.
    Approx 60% of its showroom price against a spanking VFR800x. They would not move on pricing - result no sale as thd offer was too low. ...
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    On the GT the tank ring braket is secured by 4 of...

    On the GT the tank ring braket is secured by 4 of the screws that hold the faux tank in place. The screws supplied by Givi are hex-head type. I changed them for stainless steel torx head ones so that...
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    Very neat - copyright them before Wundelich bring...

    Very neat - copyright them before Wundelich bring one out!!
    Suprised they havn't !! :-)
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    Brilliant bits of kit, use mine all the time. Its...

    Brilliant bits of kit, use mine all the time. Its connected to bike power and charges the phone and some bluetooth stuff so my PMR466 radio works with my bluetooth helmet.
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    The standard screen drive a Force 8 gale straight...

    The standard screen drive a Force 8 gale straight at my chest and up my helmet.
    The givi moves the draft up higher, bit of buffeting around my helmet but with enough air flow for the helmet vents to...
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    The hand gaurd part works realy well. :-)

    The hand gaurd part works realy well. :-)
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    When I had a little 50 mile ride yesterday I had...

    When I had a little 50 mile ride yesterday I had the opertunity to study the (distinct) possibility of a glove/switch interface while changing gear.
    I'm now of the opinion that a glove could catch...
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    Extend it for the first year and see how it goes...

    Extend it for the first year and see how it goes :-)
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    The main beam switch is on the front of the left...

    The main beam switch is on the front of the left hand switch housing as you know.
    I find that every now and again I catch the switch with my glove and either flash the lamp or turn it on.
    Suspect...
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    Initialy O used a compaq Ipaq with gps to...

    Initialy O used a compaq Ipaq with gps to earbuds.
    Then a Garmin car satnav in a tankbag clear map pocket to earbuds.
    Then needed an intercom (bike to bike PMR ). So used autocom for about 10 years...
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    When my 2016 plate f800gt was serviced last year...

    When my 2016 plate f800gt was serviced last year the dealer said (when I collected it) " we wont be long, just taking some pictures for the warrenty claim"
    Claim? Says I .... what do you mean?...
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