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by hotbulb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Sheepskin
Replies: 13
Views: 493

Re: Sheepskin

by hotbulb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: MOT
Replies: 11
Views: 596

Re: MOT

4.1.1 Presence, condition and operation A motorcycle or motorcycle combination must be fitted with one headlamp, although additional headlamps may be fitted. Apart from headlamp security, the check only applies to mandatory lamps . Looking at the extract Sanqhar provides, I'd think that only the or...
by hotbulb
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Diesel egr delete?
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Diesel egr delete?

I believe EGR tampering is now an automatic MOT failure (assuming the tester finds it!)

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by hotbulb
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 1171

Re: Help needed

Sorry to hear of your "mishap", but glad the cavalry arrived. Best wishes for a quick and pain-free recovery.
by hotbulb
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Top box spare key.
Replies: 11
Views: 592

Re: Top box spare key.

"If you end up replacing the lock with a padlock, make it a combination lock or carry a spare. If you lock your keys inside your topbox, you might be lucky and there may be a council depot nearby, manned by a biker and doesn’t mind lending you a hacksaw..." Doh!! I've used a local (proper) locksmith...
by hotbulb
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Engine bolt kits
Replies: 20
Views: 724

Re: Engine bolt kits

Firstly, I'd suggest ACF50 (or similar) rather than WD40 .... WD40 is more a lubricant and water-repellant than a corrosion inhibitor. ACF50 is made for the job Secondly...... there should be no problem replacing engine case bolts etc with stainless - more than strong/tough enough. However for safet...
by hotbulb
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Help me choose a set of tools!
Replies: 10
Views: 630

Re: Help me choose a set of tools!

It seems that the pork-based comestible has left the room!
by hotbulb
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Help me choose a set of tools!
Replies: 10
Views: 630

Re: Help me choose a set of tools!

As a result of reading this thread ... My nipples explode with delight!


Can't beat a bit of Python ;)
by hotbulb
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: For Sale - White Vstrom 650 2012 Glee
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: For Sale - White Vstrom 650 2012 Glee

I may be a bit biased, but I'm really happy with my "Glee" .... a great all-rounder, and, always a consideration, very good on fuel. (And ABR seems to like the 650 'Strom, too!).
GLWS
by hotbulb
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Bar Risers with Offset
Replies: 9
Views: 538

Re: Bar Risers with Offset

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