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Old 09-29-2013, 07:57 PM   #6301
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Sorry to hear about your situation.
You can order a complete lock set- ignition, gas cap, helmet lock, side panel lock an wiring harness strait from Honda dealer or online
. Google Part # 35010-KZZ-900 .
The lock's not that hard to remove.
As far as why your seat doesn't fit, could be the tank or the sub frame's bent.
Thanks for the info! As for the seat, I'm thinking the tank might be slightly bent from trying to pry the cap off (at least I hope so... ).
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Old 09-29-2013, 08:00 PM   #6302
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higher_ground, did the shift lever look like this?
No! It's not bent very much... I'd say it's bent maybe 1 or 2 cm inwards, towards the bike. I'll have to take some pictures when it's light out.
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:59 AM   #6303
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i always have had the fear of my bike getting jacked. more so with how light it is. sorry to hear man : (

did you have any kind of insurance full coverage or something that might help in a situation like that?
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:07 AM   #6304
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i always have had the fear of my bike getting jacked. more so with how light it is. sorry to hear man : (

did you have any kind of insurance full coverage or something that might help in a situation like that?
Yeah, they took it during the day in a relatively busy residential area. Unfortunately I was too cheap to get the comprehensive coverage... actually it was not even offered to me, I've been told you often have to specifically request it. Anyway, lesson learned.
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:17 PM   #6305
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Yeah, they took it during the day in a relatively busy residential area. Unfortunately I was too cheap to get the comprehensive coverage... actually it was not even offered to me, I've been told you often have to specifically request it. Anyway, lesson learned.

that was my first question : ) with as cheap as it was i couldn't pass up 200 for a year!!
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:34 PM   #6306
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What do you mean by rear fender assembly?

I've got the license plate holder monstrosity, you're welcome to it if you don't mind paying the shipping.
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Old 09-30-2013, 01:33 PM   #6307
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What do you mean by rear fender assembly?

I've got the license plate holder monstrosity, you're welcome to it if you don't mind paying the shipping.
I mean the whole thing.. license plate holder, rear tail light, rear turn signals, etc.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:13 AM   #6308
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modification done










Oil change , Valve check , and Grease on all the necessary places done.
YSS Shock and Dunlop D605 are big improvement in the handling ,
as FMF ,13T and EJK on the Power
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:18 AM   #6309
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Where did you get that grey exhaust cover?
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:52 AM   #6310
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Where did you get that grey exhaust cover?
Thats one off the real Carbon Parts that Honda Big Wing Bangkok sell for the CRF
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:59 AM   #6311
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modification done










Oil change , Valve check , and Grease on all the necessary places done.
YSS Shock and Dunlop D605 are big improvement in the handling ,
as FMF ,13T and EJK on the Power
Hiya mate could you let me know where you got the graphics and rear carrier from thanks
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:12 PM   #6312
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Thanks for all that Cory, Just done my bike this morning and did the swingarm pivot too. (it was completely missing any goodies from the grease fairy BTW)
I didn't know what to torque the pivot axle to so I guessed at 120Nm

Doing all this along with the wheels took no more than a couple of hours and it is something that if you're handy with a spanner, then you should really get it done as there was no grease at all on the axles and bolts and just the smallest amount of grease on the needle bearings, if you're not handy with the spanners then pay someone to do it for you!

I also checked out the fasteners on the rear chainwheel, I managed to undo all but one of them which appeared to be made of some kind of cheese based substance, all bar this one have been removed and copperslipped so at least I know that come chainwheel change time I should only have to drill the one unless I get access to a 12 volt impact driver to ease the damaged one out.


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Shock Linkage Service

Diss assembly
  • Remove brake return spring (1)
  • Remove bolts 2 - 5
Maintenance
  • Check for worn grease seals
  • Grease each needle bearing
  • Grease pivot bushings before reinserting into linkage
  • Grease bolts before putting things back together
Assembly
  • Reinstall bolts in reverse order
  • Service manual recommends putting a drop of motor oil on the threads of bolt 5 before torquing to spec
  • I used a dab of blue thread lock on each nut before torquing to spec
  • Reconnect brake return spring (1)
Torque Specs:
  • Bolt 2 - 32lb ft
  • Bolt 3 - 32lb ft
  • Bolt 4 - 32lb ft
  • Bolt 5 - 55lb ft
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:20 PM   #6313
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Thanks for all that Cory, Just done my bike this morning and did the swingarm pivot too. (it was completely missing any goodies from the grease fairy BTW)
I didn't know what to torque the pivot axle to so I guessed at 120Nm

Doing all this along with the wheels took no more than a couple of hours and it is something that if you're handy with a spanner, then you should really get it done as there was no grease at all on the axles and bolts and just the smallest amount of grease on the needle bearings, if you're not handy with the spanners then pay someone to do it for you!

I also checked out the fasteners on the rear chainwheel, I managed to undo all but one of them which appeared to be made of some kind of cheese based substance, all bar this one have been removed and copperslipped so at least I know that come chainwheel change time I should only have to drill the one unless I get access to a 12 volt impact driver to ease the damaged one out.
Swingarm pivot nut 88 Nm.
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:24 PM   #6314
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Swingarm pivot nut 88 Nm.
Doh!

I'll not be riding the bike until next week now so it'll stay as it is until then but thanks for that SAPD, Honda UK don't have the workshop manual available yet and I refuse to buy one from the states and pay as much or more in postage than the book actually costs!
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:39 PM   #6315
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Doh!

I'll not be riding the bike until next week now so it'll stay as it is until then but thanks for that SAPD, Honda UK don't have the workshop manual available yet and I refuse to buy one from the states and pay as much or more in postage than the book actually costs!
After I got one from Helm, the price came down right through the dealer, talk about Doh!
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