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by Mikekitts81
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: wr450f big bore ... 480-500
Replies: 2
Views: 163

wr450f big bore ... 480-500

so i put my bike up for sale on flea bay and facebook market place gumtree etc etc and had no intrest at all other than a 213 pound offer which i just found cheeky . anyway the bike isnt slow but if iam keeping it iam wandering about doing a conversion with it ... cush drive back wheel and the engin...
by Mikekitts81
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: New bikes and engine oils and procedures
Replies: 10
Views: 522

Re: New bikes and engine oils and procedures

So seems a lot of Companys run the engine for a while before hand and check it over so are we just told to take it easy etc just because it's in warranty. And they don't want the engines back till its out of warranty. many years ago I was told a yamaha mechanic was told to always run the bikes lean ...
by Mikekitts81
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: New bikes and engine oils and procedures
Replies: 10
Views: 522

New bikes and engine oils and procedures

So I was watching a program the other day on t.v about cars and automobiles and it was about engines and how they are q.c checked before they go in the car... They are put in a machine and used and reved and put through there paces to check the engine is suitable for the car before they put it in. Q...
by Mikekitts81
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Exhaust querys
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: Exhaust querys

Cheers guys will try both see which works... Don't suppose you can help my other issue 🤣😂🤣😂🤣 full of them today went in garage checking bike over to a big hit on bash ate last time out and it's destroyed the bolts and plate... Anyway my question is I Got a second hand exhaust today looks like the pa...
by Mikekitts81
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Cleaning your pride and joy
Replies: 36
Views: 4459

Re: Cleaning your pride and joy

I use tfr. traffic film remover this is used on trucks in the industry and is great for getting things clean again and removing all the stubborn dirt... There's 2 kinds there's really strong stuff that is caustic and then the non caustic stuff the none caustic stuff is the stuff I use... Would want ...
by Mikekitts81
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Exhaust querys
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Exhaust querys

So I bought a second hand full akprovic system for my wr450f on arrival it wasn't in the best conditions like the ebay pictures showed it to be... The description did say a few scratches and dings but nothing serious. Anyway on arrival there is a slight ding and knock on the exhaust that shows a den...
by Mikekitts81
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Helemts and storage
Replies: 6
Views: 2532

Helemts and storage

So i got a few helmets now some in the attic boxed and a couple at bottom of the stairs 20191006_172439.jpg anyway iam also looking at buying a scorpion advx thingy as i seen them while was looking for a hlemet last year and liked the flip up front but back then i was looking for a gold stickered he...
by Mikekitts81
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: You tube video brake bleeding :roll:
Replies: 9
Views: 2500

Re: You tube video brake bleeding :roll:

I use this. Not when I'm doing a total flush and change of fluid, but every time I do an oil level check service on the bike. Just take the reservoir lid off and tickle the lever to get rid of any bubbles. Also I 'flick-tap' all the tubes to release any bubbles, and flick the lever so that it vibra...
by Mikekitts81
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: You tube video brake bleeding :roll:
Replies: 9
Views: 2500

You tube video brake bleeding :roll:

So ive alawyas been taught and have always done the brake bleeding in the way ive been taught which is to get the air out the system with the spanner and tube on caliper and the pressing of the front brake till no air comes out anymore . Ive watched this video today and iam really sceptical on it se...
by Mikekitts81
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Wanted Kev fuel mod and 02 controller .
Replies: 3
Views: 1239

Re: Wanted Kev fuel mod and 02 controller .

They sold on ebay a while ago or you could join xt660 .com were kev is and he would sort you one out.

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