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by Stig
Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Hi Steve, thanks, good of you to offer mate...will bring the arm over for you to start right away. c u in 5 mins :D alright maybe not.............. I was trying to avoid the endless rubbing...especially aound the fiddly bits and the welds. Thought it might be easier to 'chemically strip' the coating...
by Stig
Sat Jan 07, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Thanks hglenn55, It is an aluminium arm on a 1000 exup, and its definitely anodized. Problem is I'm in the Uk and no-one does Red Devil Lye. Most drain cleaners aren't specific about their contents. I also read that Red Devil has been discontinued in the USA so you might have to find an alternative ...
by Stig
Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Removing Anodized coating

Hi all, :poke

I'm just about to start polishing the rear swinging arm of my 1990 exup and wondered ............is there any easy way to remove the std factory coating. Maybe a process that can be done cheaply at home without hours of endless sanding :roll:

all advice welcome

thanks
Paul
by Stig
Wed Jan 04, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Stigs 1990 exup
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

Hey stig,mine is the same model,mine is still all stock.Can you tell me,has yours still got the exup valve in it ,what brand muffler/system is it and has it still got original jetting. :banana :banana :banana :popcorn Hi, mine WAS all stock until this year.....but all the work thats been done can e...
by Stig
Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:17 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Stigs 1990 exup
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

thanks people....do you like my grab rail?

sorry but its off a Kawasaki (ZXR750) :oops:

I had to fit it to a proper bike :D
by Stig
Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:35 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Stigs 1990 exup
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

Stigs 1990 exup

hope you like it...plans afoot for mods over the winter

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and the other side :)
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At present the swingers out for polishing..the thought of all that work to come :cry:
by Stig
Tue Nov 29, 2005 4:32 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Quick question: What's the diff. Blue spot and Gold spot?
Replies: 17
Views: 1865

Hi, I bought blue spots and then painted them gold to match the rotor inners ( pics don't do them justice)

[img][img]http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/ ... ldcals.jpg[/img][/img]

:banana
by Stig
Tue Nov 29, 2005 4:21 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: FRONT BRAKE CALLIPER SWAP
Replies: 10
Views: 1250

If you have to fit those calipers to the later USD forks there's a bit of grinding required to the caliper/fork bottom to get them to match :!: and if you fit the mastercylinder as well...a place to mount it would be a small bracket and tap a thread into the end of the clip-on mount on the top yolk....