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Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 274,131
Posted By CoolHands
I keep wanting to buy one of these bikes as I...

I keep wanting to buy one of these bikes as I love the style, but I'm worried about the lack of power (I currently have a gsxr1000 which I want to sell). I've had loads of various bikes in the past...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 274,131
Posted By CoolHands
ok thanks. I found this seat which is similar,...

ok thanks. I found this seat which is similar, and could possibly be made to fit

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321225743215?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 274,131
Posted By CoolHands
Hi I'm in the uk and am thinking about getting...

Hi I'm in the uk and am thinking about getting one. Is this seat readily available? anyone know the part number / what model it's off? Or is it custom made?
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,764
Posted By CoolHands
To answer my question above ^ I have had a reply...

To answer my question above ^ I have had a reply from CCM. Production is due to start in July.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,764
Posted By CoolHands
Hi I may have missed it when are these...

Hi

I may have missed it when are these actually available in the UK? Is there a date?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
Potential reliability problem!

Was taking my bike apart to remove an after-market alarm. Checked this rather innocent looking connector block, and it was corroded to hell. The wires come from the rectifier.

I cut the original...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
Does anyone have a sidestand fitted? Is it...

Does anyone have a sidestand fitted? Is it possible? I really hate having to use the main stand all the time.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
Hi for future reference of people searching, I...

Hi for future reference of people searching, I used tool 'Sealey Universal Pulley & Fan Clutch Holder Set' VS783 which managed to hold both the variator and (using two bolts not supplied) the clutch,...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
I changed my variator and belt at the weekend....

I changed my variator and belt at the weekend. The one in there was a JCosta fitted by the previous owner. Been in there approx 7000kms / 3 years. It was not looking good - the things that rise out...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-03-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
ahhhhh good point. I didn't think about that...

ahhhhh good point. I didn't think about that :scratch (larger wheels). For future reference it looks like the genuine part number is B013360 which also seems to link up with piaggio beverley scooter...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-03-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,137
Posted By CoolHands
I hope someone can help

I have bought an 2007 aprilia 250ie sport city. I thought the engine is the same 250ie engine as in the vespa gts?. I bought a 82941r belt (which is listed for a vespa gts250) but it is too short? ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 133,124
Posted By CoolHands
that's odd I did mine the other day from stone...

that's odd I did mine the other day from stone cold (overnight). It started and idled until 15 mins with no problem (ie didn't stall).
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
are they this sort ...

are they this sort

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OETIKER-101O-Clips-2-Ear-Clamps-I-D-7-16-Pack-of-25-Hose-Clips-/320782596295?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item4ab021f8c7
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
it allows me to click on buy now on the paypal...

it allows me to click on buy now on the paypal button and goes through to paypal to allow me to purchase. So it appears to work. I agree it is a crap website though!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
I believe you just need the latest type which is...

I believe you just need the latest type which is FH020AA according to this page: http://roadstercycle.com/Shindengen%20Mosfet%20Regulator%20about.htm

you just need to choose one of his three 'kits'
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
carrying one bag. In front, or behind?...

carrying one bag.

In front, or behind? Strangley in front seems to be better for my seating position. Shame about the total lack of fixing hooks / crannies anywhere? :pain
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
thanks. I'll take a look while the weather is...

thanks. I'll take a look while the weather is nice.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
does anyone know where I can get one of these...

does anyone know where I can get one of these cheaper ones in the UK for my ktm690?

Also I presume it fits with that air-box with holes in? (I've forgotton the proper name for it /part number;...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
Question What little mods need doing?

I have a new 690 smc-r ie with the new 690 engine. Are there any mods I need to do like last time around a coupl eof years ago when I had a 690 enduro?

ie I've forgotton the list of preventative...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By CoolHands
Riding posture - upright or curved spine?

I have a recent ktm 690 (smc). I've previously owned the enduro version. Anyway, sometimes when I'm riding I think about my spine and sit more 'upright' eg sort of like the red version
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
since the voltage spikes (and may be missed by...

since the voltage spikes (and may be missed by the rider), is there a voltage monitor that will log the voltage? Be pretty cool to download periodically so you could see the voltage range on a graph....
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
from my little reading - clean the injector as a...

from my little reading - clean the injector as a first step, no?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,255,124
Posted By CoolHands
there's also an australian 'anderson' stand for...

there's also an australian 'anderson' stand for $45 AUD which is the same / similar. Don't know which came first

http://www.andersonstands.com/tour_prop_stand.htm
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
Can anyone provide a link to relevant posts...

Can anyone provide a link to relevant posts regarding relocating the rear indicators when removing the large numberplate holder? I want to still use the original indicators. Do you simply drill new...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
apparently made by saxess (a german company) for...

apparently made by saxess (a german company) for ktm.

http://www.saxess-crossthelimits.com/index.php?id=90&L=1
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
thanks

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18,034
Views: 1,925,757
Posted By CoolHands
hi chaps how do I fit the original mirrors?...

hi chaps

how do I fit the original mirrors? I've just bought a new (secondhand) bike - the previous owner never fitted the mirrors. I've just gone to do it, but the thread highlighted is bigger...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Posted By CoolHands
Good choice :D

Good choice :D
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By CoolHands
Well I've done 40 miles on it, and it's very...

Well I've done 40 miles on it, and it's very enjoyable. Still running in so only a few bursts of full throttle at the moment. The suspension is a bit cheap - the front forks move but don't seem to do...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By CoolHands
Yamaha BWS125 (zuma to you) - my new scooter

Well I decided I wanted to get a scooter again after having quite a few in the past. You just can't get over the practicality of them - nipping to the shops etc is so easy. I've got a GSXR1000 too,...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,233
Posted By CoolHands
just thinking of tyres really and a bit of extra...

just thinking of tyres really and a bit of extra travel. Not jumping.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,233
Posted By CoolHands
Off road scooters?

Any pics of off road scooters? Are there any manufacturer ones? Are there any that people have 'converted'? Interested in original auto transmission scooters (of larger engines preferably as I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25,694
Views: 3,075,221
Posted By CoolHands
Hi can you explain to a newbie (me) what the...

Hi can you explain to a newbie (me) what the reason is, and a link / part number to the one you bought as I can't find a raptor petcock on boats.net?

thanks
ps love the rebuild
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25,694
Views: 3,075,221
Posted By CoolHands
Anybody tried the EBC Dirt Racer Clutch Kit "with...

Anybody tried the EBC Dirt Racer Clutch Kit "with springs" ? It is a complete clucth kit with the metal plates too. My clutch is slipping.

It's about 74 GBP (I'm in the UK)...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 56,977
Posted By CoolHands
LOL

LOL
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 229,273
Posted By CoolHands
Hey all. I could get some tanks like this...

Hey all.

I could get some tanks like this made up in the UK (by someone who does welding on aircraft - so v. high quality). Before I bother though, do you think there is enough demand to sell,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 229,273
Posted By CoolHands
I don't know - isn't it just like having a fat...

I don't know - isn't it just like having a fat bloke sat on the seat instead of a skinny one? :rofl Or a pillion, come to that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,928
Posted By CoolHands
Get a leovince. Somewhere (not sure what thread)...

Get a leovince. Somewhere (not sure what thread) a fitter alluded to their build quality being better than fmf, I've got a leovince fitted to mine. It sounds great (with the baffle insert fitted), a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,928
Posted By CoolHands
I got mine direct from Italy from this guy. (I'm...

I got mine direct from Italy from this guy. (I'm in the UK though). Arrived no problems, within 10 days
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 815,476
Posted By CoolHands
my old zzr1100 for two weeks touring France a...

my old zzr1100 for two weeks touring France a couple of years ago
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