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Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,033
Posted By Warin
Would confirm pump and pick up functional. I...

Would confirm pump and pick up functional. I think (therefore silly idea x3).
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Warin
You have a motor that has not run for many years?...

You have a motor that has not run for many years?

Then you need to really check the basics.

What is the motor like? Do a compression test for both sides .. get real numbers. Recheck with some...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Warin
The LED draws less current .. that may mean that...

The LED draws less current .. that may mean that the switch contacts don't clean themselves as much ... depends on the construction. You might like to try putting the incandescent back in?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 301,110
Posted By Warin
How would it go if that quote was ...

How would it go if that quote was

Motorcyclists seam to come out o the woodwork in the summer around here.

See anything here?
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By Warin
Third offense? Failing to indicate intention to...

Third offense? Failing to indicate intention to turn. :deal

Yes they do allow entry to bicycle lanes and transit lanes for various things .. sounds like you need to look them up? e.g. they have...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Warin
I'd be cautious about calling what component is...

I'd be cautious about calling what component is faulty .. not enough information.

Globe - filament could be fractured leading to intermittent operation .. swap with say the neutral light globe? ...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By Warin
If the fault goes away then the fault is within...

If the fault goes away then the fault is within the section removed (in this case the kill switch and its associated wires).



? Use the ignition key ?
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By Warin
? Say someone is doing 320km/h in a 50km/h zone...

? Say someone is doing 320km/h in a 50km/h zone ...

I'd think -
speeding (doh)
driving a a manner dangerous (reckless or what ever term they want to use or has the most points)

at least ......
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Warin
Fixtaforya

Fixtaforya
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 301,110
Posted By Warin
:rofl Maybe for assertiveness :evil To...

:rofl

Maybe for assertiveness :evil

To me aggressive suggest the next step upwards would be physical violence.
Assertive .. could lead to discussion? Or aggression .. I think it is at least...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,033
Posted By Warin
Speed (and therefore ware? damage?) mechanical...

Speed (and therefore ware? damage?)
mechanical feed back to the operator (much better by hand)

Like starting a nut/bolt on a thread? - I prefer to use a hand tool rather than a power driver.

...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,033
Posted By Warin
Good call. Should never over look the obvious. ...

Good call. Should never over look the obvious.

The red lights are easier to see .. that is why they are red ... on the later models. You see a red light you stop. Then you check. Jaguar had a...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Warin
Slow is good.

You've not given 'us' much to go on for your riding experience.

My thinking is - there is a range of speeds that a given obstacle can be successfully ridden over. Learners have a very narrow...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 225,824
Posted By Warin
Fitness bras Wed 17th Sept $9. Will there...

Fitness bras Wed 17th Sept $9.

Will there be a test report? :ear

-------------------
Sat 20 sept - the motorcycle gear at lower prices...

Gloves $20
hats $50
cover $20
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 301,110
Posted By Warin
Aggressive? On a bicycle? I think you mean...

Aggressive? On a bicycle?

I think you mean assertive. As in a behavior that suggest you are going to assert your legal right.

Rather than a physically violent act.

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I've...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,033
Posted By Warin
I too believe you have a miss-installed filter .....

I too believe you have a miss-installed filter .. but just to cover another possibility.

Basic wiring check ..
Don't start the bike but ..
Pull the wire off the oil pressure sensor.
Turn on...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,918
Posted By Warin
Tight exhaust valves will inhibit starting. From...

Tight exhaust valves will inhibit starting. From personal experience rather than a text book. If they are 'tight enough' then it won't start. Despite good carbys and fuel, fully charged battery and...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Warin
Did the bike work before your carby rebuild? In...

Did the bike work before your carby rebuild? In other words - the parts could have been swapped before you got to them.

Do you still have "one spark then nothing" as you try to start the bike? If...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By Warin
"Be OK?"

Depends on what you mean by "Be OK?".

Will it fit, and not fail early? Yes it will work and not fail early.

Will it offer as much protection from punctures? No, it will be thinner as it is...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Warin
Assumptions? :ear When you remove a...

Assumptions? :ear



When you remove a spark plug .. you keep the spark plug attached to the lead and earth the body. If you don't do that you risk blowing up the ICU.
You have changed all the...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Warin
You'll find OZ expensive - compared to Asia. ...

You'll find OZ expensive - compared to Asia.
You'll also want your camping gear - tent + cooking ... essential for outback travel .. and to keep cost down.

Waiting in Darwin ...


A) Day...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Warin
Correction! The Bosch ICU (and most if...

Correction!


The Bosch ICU (and most if not all other brands) switch the coil on for a set amount of time, that time being long enough for the coil to magnetically saturate - thus max energy...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Warin
Not enough info to isolate it .. but does...

Not enough info to isolate it .. but

does the headlight flash work?
Horn?
Stop light?
Indicators/blinkers?

if those function then I'd go to the 'light relay' ...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,269
Posted By Warin
Good progress. :clap -------------------- ...

Good progress. :clap

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The horn.
Most of these mount using one (or two, one behind the other) strip of metal - say 3" long .. that forms part of a mechanical resonance - like...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Warin
You'd want a lot of work to do that. Days. Why...

You'd want a lot of work to do that. Days. Why don't you do it? Read up on electromagnetic theory (you'll need calculus) .. energy required to spark a spark plug ... won't take you long at all .....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 301,110
Posted By Warin
If they get one through: When will they do...

If they get one through:

When will they do it for motorcycles? (both ways - them overtaking and being overtaken)
I won't be visiting ...

Here people go over the double yellow to pass cyclists...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By Warin
There is a torque speck on the steering head...

There is a torque speck on the steering head bearings now - similar to the swing arm bearings. You should also check the swing arm bearings too.

I suspect the drag you are felling are the control...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Warin
Carry a spare spark plug ... saves time removing...

Carry a spare spark plug ... saves time removing a plug. You might also carry a spare spark plug cap and a HT lead.
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Warin
Refund. Item not fit for purpose... ...

Refund.
Item not fit for purpose...
Modifying it may lead to its destruction or reduce its reliability. That would be a last resort... I if must .. then sell it and buy another one of the right...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Warin
:clap What is your time here? And it...

:clap


What is your time here?
And it is headed to summer so you'll want to go south soon... to avoid the heat. That said .. Darwin is always 32 C ... just starting to head towards the humid...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Warin
I've run the standard voltage reg with a PC680...

I've run the standard voltage reg with a PC680 for years - no problem. It may not have the 'full' charge .. but that is a reduction in the AH state not the CCA capability. So it starts fine. Just...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Warin
What ever ignition system you chose to use .. it...

What ever ignition system you chose to use .. it will have an ignition coil.

There is nothing 'wrong' with the design of ignition system you have, just replace the faulty part and ride on. Same...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Warin
Saw a model T at Lawn Hill.. he said it was very...

Saw a model T at Lawn Hill.. he said it was very good in the sand and bull dust. I think the narrow tyres help, cut through to the hard surface to get traction. And the limited horsepower and lack of...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Warin
If the left one works then it is not the relay. ...

If the left one works then it is not the relay.

The earth for left and right indicators join together .. so it is not the battery end of the earth that could be faulty.

Check the connections...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Warin
Question How long is a bit of string?

No.



You'd certainly have some dirt riding skills by the end.



? What is the speed limit? Divide the distance by the speed limit ... and you have an answer. But it will be wrong. It is...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Warin
Information: regulator has no heat sink -...

Information: regulator has no heat sink - therefore not heat sink paste.

Summary :
fault occurs when engine is hot/warm
Fault is low battery voltage - suggesting lack of charge.

Possible...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,605
Posted By Warin
So that others don't follow this joke? A...

So that others don't follow this joke?

A gear head lathe will supply a know rpm, that can be applied to the instrument and used for calibration. It is NOT used to do any cutting! This method has...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,057
Posted By Warin
You'll need to rotate the drive shaft to view...

You'll need to rotate the drive shaft to view each bolt.

I certainly cannot check the U joint without having access to the drive flange and the shock and rear wheel off. I prefer to have both...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Warin
Yep. That 'flimsy bracket' forms part of the horn...

Yep. That 'flimsy bracket' forms part of the horn vibration 'circuit' ... bosch horns can have two bits of metal for that mount, and you should use both. So if it came with a 'flimsy bracket' use it.
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,605
Posted By Warin
Or one of the odo gears is slipping ... OP...

Or one of the odo gears is slipping ...
OP check that the odo indication does not 'stop' nor jump as you ride along (no traffic, cross streets nor high speed please).

I think one of the link I...
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