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Pinned So what have you done to your bike today?

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by kiffsta, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Andych

    Andych Senior Member Premium Member

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    The sliders bolt on using the engine mounts so not solely on the engine... hopefully there will not be any tip overs...
    The CB400 doesnt have any "factory" wiring for heated grips, hence the aftermarket Oxford grips... I would just prefer them to be coming of a switched supply with a relay rather then wired direct to the battery... Right now if i was to forget to turn them off it would drain the battery as the Grips on mine dont have a Battery Saver mode... easy enough to change the wiring and that way when the ignition is turned off so are the grips.
     
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    Frankster "Play stupid games, win stupid prizes" Staff Member Premium Member Ride and Events Crew

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    A Bastille Day Birthday...That's going to be hard to forget! Happy Birthday Chief.

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    Linkin The Apprentice Premium Member Contributing Member Dirty Wheel Club

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    whites powersports do a set of hot grips with the controller built into the left grip, they can be wired straight to battery or to switched power and they have their own online fuse.
     
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    Yes thanx again to the French for celebrating my birthday every year :fuckyou:

    Bike registered for another year .... check
    Made it to 68yrs old ..... check
    Happy birthday to me .... check

    Bit chilly up on the ranges but missed the rain and blew out the cobwebs on the hotrod :dance2:


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    Murdo The Good Doctor Staff Member Contributing Member Ride and Events Crew

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    Happy birthday Grey. Hope the next year is better.
     
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    69 has to be good no matter what.


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    Now I just need it to stop raining for a few months

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    Received SW motech racks and givi side cases for the 919. Took the gamble on a basically unknown forum users post but still got what I was after! Seller must own their own business, had a tracking label within 20 minutes of paypalling them.
     
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    My zxr250a mantis is laid up with an electrical issue , I took it for a ride last weekend and it just cut out and my temp gauge went off the scale by a fair way, I wiggled the harness near the relay box and my temp went back down and it started , I decided it was safer to head home than temp fate , 3 more breakdowns before I made it home . I have found a spare harness and relay box which is coming to me next week.

    So today I figured it was time to reassemble the c model I have in the shop , I actually got this c model running for a lady about 3 years ago , her husband took another 2 years to paint the bike so when it came time to start it up , the carbs were a mess and she eventually traded it at a local shop on a ninja 300. I bought a big job lot of bikes from this shop and included was this ZXR. It was in a wee state , all fairings , tank, seat , carbs off , I replaced the plugs , stripped and cleaned the carbs , refitted the radiator and filled the coolant and it started up and sounds like a really nice motor , I am very stoked . I am missing airbox seals and a carb return spring , so @Frankster is sending me his spare seals and I’m sure I have the spring at work , this one will be up for sale once it is back together.
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    Started taking the ZXR back to carbies today- ran out of time to race it fuel injected. Trying to put the coils back in and can’t figure out how they bolt down. Is this a coil spacer? It wasn’t in the coil bag and none of my videos clearly show… killing me here. F193FD64-4329-4122-948C-62DD40BBCB9E.jpeg
     
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    Finally off the crutches, so decided to hobble out to the shed and start putting the Bandit back together. My 'Carer' helped me get it onto the work platform. This bike had a 'way too big' rear tyre on it that had bashed itself against the chain and become severely damaged. Which, was a real shame as it was within age and had plenty of tread to get through a VIC RWC.

    The front tyre wasn't great, so off to Pablos Tyres for some new rubber. After a 'wow' moment when the tyre technician confirmed the rear tyre was indeed over sized and dangerous, he set about putting a set of Diablo Rosso II's onto the rims. These sat in the corner while I sorted the carbs out and waited for some bits and pieces.

    Fast forward a month or so and it's Lockdown 5.0 in VIC and I can finally get off the couch.

    It's slow going, but keeping me busy. A few more bits and pieces and it should be ready for a RWC once lockdown is lifted.

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    Crutches??? What happened Frank?
     
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    DamnitLaverty Doing things the hard way since '78! Premium Member

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    hahaha so that’s the problem. I looked at that same diagram and can’t tell If these are that part because they weren’t in the correct bag lol
     
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    Well, they fit. Good enough! Back of the bike is together! Carbs getting rejetted tomorrow- jetting then for morning, carrying afternoon jets with me.
     
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