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VF1000 / Re: switch gear neede for vf1000fe 1984 sc15
« on: October 07, 2017, 09:40:53 pm »
found one on ebay  £18.00 and its on its way
there was another but the guy wanted £65.00 Item: 252780822587
but will look for more
this may fit Im not sure from a 750 Item: 351803029153
and this Item: 152574248199

good hunting

VF1000 / Re: puzzled
« on: October 01, 2017, 07:48:55 pm »
Ill give up when Im DEAD ;D

I put some more air in the forks and this seemed to fixit 8)
Decided to go for a ride yesterday so i parked it in front of the bungalow
put on my safety helmet put on my gloves started her up then hopped on, nice all new suspension,
clutch in selected first gear ,moved forward then found myself on the floor under the bike.
At this stage in my mind I was thinking Full tank of gas must get it upright.
As I looked at it laying there helpless I realise I was the one that was helpless 260KG.
Luckerly I had the caravan right behind me so I grabed the bike and tried to lift it.
(never No one arround when you need help,story of my life )
With my already painfull shoulder and carple tunnel in my right wrist hurting like F**k i started to lift the bike up, After 12 inched I took a 5 second break then lifted again,took another break,5 seconds then a final heave ho and it was upright and I was shakin like a leaf from adrenalin.
got it on the stand and looked at the front wheel,thinking  there was a brick down there No IT WAS A YELLOW DISC LOCK SOME IDIOT FITTED CAUSE HES PARANOID OF Loseing his pride and joy.

I cracked the fairing  alittle near the right corner and broke a clutch leaver £6.50
SO Now I allways check for disc locks and my ones are yellow  just a bad day 
maybe the bike was tring to save my life on the road that day

VF1000 / Re: puzzled
« on: September 29, 2017, 11:18:58 am »
they were ok even when they had knackard bushes in them
now they have all new bushes they seem to bottom
Im thinking because they are air forks i will check the pressure again but its a maximum 15psi i recall
apart from that new stiffer springs :)

will check sag when it stops raining again

VF1000 / puzzled
« on: September 28, 2017, 10:48:35 pm »
just rebuilt my forks new bushes seals new correct amount of oil but they bottom out hard very easy
wondered if the correct amount of oil is in each leg
followed the amounts in the manual in mlls

maybe need to top them up ?

VF1000 / switch gear neede for vf1000fe 1984 sc15
« on: September 28, 2017, 09:52:51 pm »
has anyone got a spare working right swichgear my starter buttons just fell out
even just the bottom half as i can solder a switch in only 2 contacts

will pay

In the Shed / Re: No Spark
« on: September 21, 2017, 10:56:53 pm »
Dont forget to check the ignition pulse generators inside the oil filed casing on the right and check the impedence of the main spark coils just unplug the connector and measure aproxamatly 480 ohms for each pair of wires
and yes they do go intermitent like my old ones and pack up too
have fun 8)

In the Shed / Re: So I found out where the water was coming from
« on: September 21, 2017, 10:42:26 pm »
Well after taking them to express radiators in norwich they ended up at P & M Radiators in Marshan out on the cromer road .very long complex story indeed :)
Mike converted the little alloy one to brass and did the big one for £150
Now there sitting in my garage ready to fit but waiting for a good weather day soon.
I checked the tappets which needed doing real bad and gaped the plugs and new coolent
,the expensive long life red stuff and after i get her running i am giving her a filter and oil change

In the Shed / Re: So I found out where the water was coming from
« on: September 10, 2017, 02:53:44 pm »
went to marson radiators
after quoting £175 for the copper big one and £195 for the little one  ::)
I left the big one to be recored at marstons but took the little alluminium to someone
else and desided it will be recored not in aluminium but in copper for £175.
£350 total including VAT :o
good job I made enough money to cover this work
hope thats the end of it all  not much left to do :)

In the Shed / Re: So I found out where the water was coming from
« on: September 01, 2017, 11:06:39 pm »
cheers i will give them a call monday
will see if they can do both to be on the safe side :)

In the Shed / So I found out where the water was coming from
« on: September 01, 2017, 06:50:47 pm »
main rad needs re coring
know anyone thats re cores radiators?

Owners Lounge / Re: Front caliber colour
« on: August 11, 2017, 07:25:52 pm »
my ones are black

Forum Picture Gallery / Re: back on the road again 2017
« on: August 05, 2017, 04:31:13 pm »
the carbs still need a balance and tweek but im not going to enjoy it even with my guages
got one unknown carb slightly out of sync, you can hear it when it idles
bet its no 2 carb :(
Still pulls like a tank 8)

Forum Picture Gallery / back on the road again 2017
« on: August 04, 2017, 10:29:06 pm »
Spent my last free £50 on taxing Effy
Took her down to the coast in Norfolk
The wind turbine still dose not work
Must be a fake

makes sense

cant seem to post picture on the site but it worked the other night  very strange
turns out the picturs were too big  so picked a big thumbnail and it works 8)

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