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Forum: The Workshop 26-02-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By wurzel
After much hunting it was simple (I think)...

After much hunting it was simple (I think) somehow after 3 years a battery terminal was a bit loose - think zero electrics was no circuit and then i pushed it on when using jump leads popping fuse
Forum: The Workshop 24-02-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By wurzel
XJR1300 Blown main fuse

Weird one

Rode home form work last night fine, stopped engine with Kill switch (needed light to maneuver in drive). Wheeled it out of garage this morning and nothing, thought battery must have...
Forum: The Workshop 30-01-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By wurzel
If that is the same motor as a gs125 I had...

If that is the same motor as a gs125 I had similar issues - so some warnings

It won't start with old fuel - if you have left it standing anything over a few weeks put in new fuel (you can add the...
Forum: Biker Chat 27-01-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By wurzel
my 125 had that accelerate slow and all is fine...

my 125 had that accelerate slow and all is fine whack it open and it dies issue and it was float height too low so not enough fuel in float bowl
Forum: Down The Pub 27-09-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By wurzel
That sort of works but only as long as you don't...

That sort of works but only as long as you don't end up with snooty owners clubs refusing to consider bikes not orignal - I mean would a NorVin be tested by the Norton Owners or the Vincent Owners or...
Forum: Down The Pub 26-09-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By wurzel
Maybe a 2 tier MOT would be better, anyhting...

Maybe a 2 tier MOT would be better, anyhting older than a set date just has to get a yearly certificate of safety - Tester checks a few main safety points (wheels & tyres, Brakes, frame rot and...
Forum: Down The Pub 26-09-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By wurzel
Be VERY careful with this - last I heard (from a...

Be VERY careful with this - last I heard (from a classic car mate) was it would be an excemption for "historic vehicles" but as well as the MOT excemption they would be restricted as to usage.
Forum: Biker Chat 17-07-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,885
Posted By wurzel
I am unconvinced it an xjr1300's meets "c" to a...

I am unconvinced it an xjr1300's meets "c" to a decent extent
Forum: Biker Chat 14-07-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,885
Posted By wurzel
I did ask around and maybe Harry can say...

I did ask around and maybe Harry can say different but it does nto appear that there are any standards when it comes to grab rail design / strength
Forum: Biker Chat 13-07-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,885
Posted By wurzel
After the 2nd i tried asking yam uk for the max...

After the 2nd i tried asking yam uk for the max design load that the grabrail could take and they had no info just a max total weight or rider/pillioncombined despite the fact it has to take the...
Forum: Biker Chat 23-06-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,885
Posted By wurzel
xjr rear just as weak - got through 3 "rear light...

xjr rear just as weak - got through 3 "rear light mounts" due to rentec rack twisting grabrail before i got a rack that braced to rear pegs
Forum: Biker Chat 21-06-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,885
Posted By wurzel
I reckon if they do the XSR with a little cowl...

I reckon if they do the XSR with a little cowl like a Speed triple or the like then it would make a perfect replacement for my XJR13 when it is time to change. I too think the headstock area is a bit...
Forum: The Showroom 16-06-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By wurzel
I had a canary yellow X5 200, I only owned it...

I had a canary yellow X5 200, I only owned it about a month as it scared the shit out of me with it's scary steering (or lack of) got it from an uncle on a drink drive ban and sold it someone who was...
Forum: Biker Chat 30-03-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,472
Posted By wurzel
was over 5 years ago so bit late now :-)

was over 5 years ago so bit late now :-)
Forum: Biker Chat 30-03-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,472
Posted By wurzel
Definitely failed that TRX at Southampton test...

Definitely failed that TRX at Southampton test centre for no hazards they had to fit and re present for another test.
Forum: Biker Chat 29-03-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,472
Posted By wurzel
I know someone who brought in a low mileage...

I know someone who brought in a low mileage TRX850 from the Isle of Man, as it was more than a couple of years old and never previously reg'd on the mainland it was deemed to need an MVSA (even...
Forum: Biker Chat 08-03-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By wurzel
my mum worked on some of the early resins used to...

my mum worked on some of the early resins used to hold landing lights into Gatwick airport runway - to simulate 10 years of weather then had to move the samples between oven & freezer every 4 hours...
Forum: Trike Magazine 17-12-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,279
Posted By wurzel
Section 9.5 seems to say if the trike has a body...

Section 9.5 seems to say if the trike has a body and is post 1999 then yes needs belts
Forum: Down The Pub 02-12-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By wurzel
look in charity shops - i got my Zenit for 7...

look in charity shops - i got my Zenit for 7 (russian slr built like a tank and as indestructible)
Forum: Down The Pub 06-11-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By wurzel
So do I and looking around the quality of roofs...

So do I and looking around the quality of roofs and floors even in the more expensively clad ones is utter shite.
Forum: Down The Pub 21-10-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,261
Posted By wurzel
As world rugby have now said he got it wrong...

As world rugby have now said he got it wrong (which I think sets a very bad precedent) I think we can agree it was a wrong decision _ I think he could have TMO'd it by using the break in play (it had...
Forum: Down The Pub 06-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,261
Posted By wurzel
I still play (well ent back to it after 20 years...

I still play (well ent back to it after 20 years out as 2nd row playing daughter said I couldn't shout at her from sidelines if I would do it myself)

2nd row for a 4th XV and Vets team (vets is...
Forum: The Workshop 10-09-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By wurzel
well zephry 550 shares and engine with later...

well zephry 550 shares and engine with later gt550's and assuming similar gearing etc to earlier gt550 then they were the same as Z550 gpz550 and Z550ltd so look for bits from those - but ltd...
Forum: New Member Introductions 27-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By wurzel
Look in workshop thread - he is a poster who...

Look in workshop thread - he is a poster who knows the rules on these things
Forum: The Workshop 14-08-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,478
Posted By wurzel
I had similar on a gs125 (same engine) and was...

I had similar on a gs125 (same engine) and was float height caused by me bending it a bit whilst stripping and cleaning the carb to cause an earlier issue caused by old petrol turning to shelac in...
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