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11-09-2016, 03:16 AM
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Posted By HenryM

Being as I started this thread and have been...

Being as I started this thread and have been following the updates as they've trickled in over the years, I have to say that I completely concur with bc30se's view.
The whole point of this thread...
04-07-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By HenryM

Good Man! I only asked in case this anomaly...

Good Man!
I only asked in case this anomaly you've found actually exists across the board but one has noticed it whilst wearing ATGATT.
Sounds like you've had a good check over to see that all the...
04-05-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By HenryM

I think you've got to have a bad leak to chance...

I think you've got to have a bad leak to chance doing that. If the seals are leaking then it's certainly time the head came off anyway so the guides and valves can be checked and replaced/lapped if...
04-05-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By HenryM

Are you wearing shorts, by chance?

Are you wearing shorts, by chance?
04-05-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

40K miles ago. It's still quiet..... I'm just...

40K miles ago.
It's still quiet..... I'm just conscious of not pushing it beyond reasonable limits.
Got the forks over to the rebuilder today. The rear shock can't be rebuilt so I'm now looking for...
04-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

I'm about to embark on a complete suspension...

I'm about to embark on a complete suspension overhaul (thanks to a week off work).
The bike is up on stands ready for tear down, a pair of fork tubes are baking in the oven after a day of...
01-24-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By HenryM

Hang on a minute, I just realised, you are trying...

Hang on a minute, I just realised, you are trying to remove the cover that houses the final drive bearing. Gulp!
Honestly, unless my memory completely deceives me, you will not succeed. This cover...
01-24-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By HenryM

Have you tried using a concrete breaker on the...

Have you tried using a concrete breaker on the weakest point? Bound to work! ��
There is definitely a problem with these engines. It's usually due to the fact that they don't leak any oil at all and...
01-24-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By HenryM

Gawd, nearly three months past and I didn't...

Gawd,
nearly three months past and I didn't bother finishing the story. Don't you just hate that?
Quickest major repair in the book, changing the buggered rad cap. So quick in fact that you can...
11-01-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By HenryM

New Radiator cap

Over the last couple of weeks I've started seeing steam coming out around the top R/H fairing cover and sometimes coolant splattered on the fairings. I thought I'd found the problem where one of the...
09-29-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

This weekend...

I've just ordered a shed load of necessary parts which are going to get inserted this weekend.
I've got a blown header pipe seal on No.1 which I have managed to shut up for now by tightening up a...
09-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

I like that too. Very discrete. The only reason...

I like that too. Very discrete. The only reason it wouldn't work for me is that I have a stem mount for my iPhone which serves as clock, satnav and general source of info and the odd phone call. I...
07-10-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

That's a sad and frustrating story Daniel. You...

That's a sad and frustrating story Daniel. You obviously have the balls to open your motor up and have a go at internal engineering.
I reckon if this has happened again to the same con rod (and I...
07-09-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 244,483
Posted By HenryM

Hi Sam, this is probably due to a carb float...

Hi Sam, this is probably due to a carb float valve sticking open or perhaps a bit of crud stuck under it which was eventually washed out by the flow of fuel. I've had this happen briefly before but...
07-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,325
Posted By HenryM

Hi Red, when you say you rebuilt the carbs...

Hi Red,
when you say you rebuilt the carbs years ago, exactly how long are we talking about. Has it had any gas in the system that's sat for a while?
The guys are correct in ring towards the tank...
06-18-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By HenryM

To me the gauge may as well not exist. This is...

To me the gauge may as well not exist. This is about switching from normal to reserve too early, not what the gauge says. I only do that when you feel the engine start to run out of steam from fuel...
06-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By HenryM

Hi CB2, My suspicion also but having shoved wire...

Hi CB2, My suspicion also but having shoved wire up it and blown it through with an airline it is definitely working as it should without any blockage. I held the airline on the spigot under the tank...
06-17-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By HenryM

Question On to reserve at half a tank full

Good geezers,
I don't often ask but I need someone's brain to help me figure this out.
For the last couple of weeks I have been noticing that she's going onto reserve earlier than normal by...
03-23-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,966
Posted By HenryM

One word- Hero. Naga totally rocks, if you...

One word- Hero.
Naga totally rocks, if you didn't know that already :icon_band::icon_beerchug:

:icon_download:
Forum: CBR 600F4
03-22-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By HenryM

Glad you lot answered first. I thought it was the...

Glad you lot answered first. I thought it was the upside-down sensor.
03-22-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,966
Posted By HenryM

Unhappy CBR1000F-circa 1990 (K,L,M) UK spec wiring diagram needed

Ladies and gentlemen of the saloon, prey curve your lugs this way momentarily. I really need some collective help.
I'm trying to find a wiring diagram for the UK configuration but drawn a complete...
03-13-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 81,526
Posted By HenryM

Jacobs.... F'nar! Nice one Sprocklet. Another...

Jacobs.... F'nar!
Nice one Sprocklet. Another addition to the rhyming slang vocabulary. The sentiment remains the same however it's put.
03-04-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 81,526
Posted By HenryM

Hey Ed, you probably have a similar tale to lots...

Hey Ed, you probably have a similar tale to lots of people who've got into this forum over the years. You come in search of knowledge, find it, then perhaps loiter for the banter. It's all good...
Forum: CBR 600F2
02-24-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By HenryM

Succinct answer Mpyre. Good luck. I hope it's...

Succinct answer Mpyre. Good luck. I hope it's worth the money. It sounds like you are more than qualified to make the call. Good luck with the gear box repair too.
Let us know how it goes, it's not...
Forum: CBR 600F2
02-24-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By HenryM

Just a thought... if you lighten the crank, will...

Just a thought... if you lighten the crank, will tick over speed be affected adversely? The rotating mass of the crank will certainly cause changes to the operating characteristics.
OK if you're...
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