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by Stig
Fri May 19, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Whats hiding under the factory rim paint????
Replies: 13
Views: 1629

wicked,

you didn't state whether or not you used etching primer before the undercoat

Bare alu needs this to help the paint 'key' to the metal surface and keep the paint on for many years :idea:
by Stig
Tue May 16, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Suddenly, no electrics
Replies: 21
Views: 2354

but from what you're saying its got to be a major fault with NO ELECTRICS at ALL If it was just a fuse or relay, then there would be some sign of life somewhere Will it bump start? :idea: use a 12V test screwdriver (very cheap from auto shops ;) to check the power from the battery to the fuses..inpu...
by Stig
Mon May 15, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Suddenly, no electrics
Replies: 21
Views: 2354

Try all the earth straps to the frame and battery and check the connectors to see if there's power to the ignition switch.
Think logically and follow the power from the battery away to the various components

Double check block connectors for furry connectors too

good luck
by Stig
Mon May 15, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: so far 2.83inches rain since midnight
Replies: 17
Views: 1981

Man, thats some water ya got there!

Its a good thing there's a gap in that concrete wall else you'd have a new pool instead of extension to the house :poke

Its raining heavy here in the UK.....but nothing like that....YET :roll:
by Stig
Mon Mar 13, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: What do you do in gridlock?
Replies: 34
Views: 4253

dragracer1951 wrote:
This is getting beyond belief. It's legal to carry a gun but not to go past traffic on a bike? You think this is reasonable?

Naaa....I carry a gun AND go past traffic!
:poke
Hey Jim do you go past traffic BECAUSE your carrying a gun....as in....everyone scared to stop you!!!! :poke
by Stig
Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: FZR site down ?????
Replies: 1
Views: 661

looks good from this side of the pond :banana :D
by Stig
Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: Water wetter for antifreeze winter time
Replies: 3
Views: 776

Drain and fill with Coolant/Antifreeze for the winter. Better safe than sorry. You can always switch back in the summer. FZR....you hit the nail on the head there mate anti-freeze/ COOLANT there should be no need to change it as its designed to be used in both seasons....to stop freezing in the win...
by Stig
Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: Aftermarket accessories
Replies: 8
Views: 1302

ftang wrote: Or there was another dispatcher on a pristine BMW with all manner of extra gauges mounted in the fairing. Including inlet manifold pressure dials.
He probably needs to know that there's enough pressure to pass that pushbike at the side of the road...or just to confirm that its actually running :P
by Stig
Tue Feb 21, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Stigs 1990 exup
Replies: 8
Views: 1271

the nearly finished article...rolling and ready to go

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by Stig
Thu Jan 26, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: Mother's polish
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Mother's polish

I read in many US custom sites that Mother's polish is THE thing to have when trying to keep that special shine on polished aluminium Here in the Uk, its not readily available but the stuff that I have found comes in 3 different forms...all for Aluminium Which do I need? Here's the link to the Ebay ...
by Stig
Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:56 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Hooligan wrote:damn, that's reflective! how's the arm holding up or did you use a drill/buffer?
A lot of both, and I managed to kill my drill

Had to go and borrow Dads....THANKS POPS :D
by Stig
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Well guys.... finally spent a few hours with the wet & dry rubbing down the arm http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/polished%20swinger/armfullwd.jpg and then got to grips with polishing [/img] http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/polished%20swinger/DSCF0003.jpg http://i20.ph...
by Stig
Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Custom rear grab rail
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Willi, it was on FZR 100 .co.uk prior to Steve's ownership but now its on www.exup1000.co.uk a knock-on from when the fzr site closed down. Myself, Rob & Elpeth decided to join forces to find the stragglers a home and came up with this site...check it out, give us a visit sorry admin for the blatant...
by Stig
Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: Photos of Your Yamaha
Topic: Custom rear grab rail
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Custom rear grab rail

As per FZR dude's request...mountings for my rear grab rail http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/grab%20rail/reargrabrail.jpg [/img] http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/grab%20rail/DSCF0010-1.jpg http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/grab%20rail/DSCF0009-1.jpg For...
by Stig
Sun Jan 15, 2006 5:11 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

People..make sure all the paints off before you start to strip the anodize..it has to be maga clean ..as I found out to my cost (had to treat again) I finally used Caustic Soda from a local hardware store...just the polishing now :sad [img][img]http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b250/stigsdump/stripp...
by Stig
Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Ural mate.....it must be the water around here..... :sad 4hrs and its hardly touched the coating Your Mr Muscle must be something really special...make sure you don't splash any on ya A*S whilst in the loo. I've got hold of some concentrated Sodium Hydroxide crystals......its on there as I type...I'...
by Stig
Mon Jan 09, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Ural..that avatar looks well cool..Is it your ride..any larger pics fr closer inspection? :poke
by Stig
Sun Jan 08, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

Mmmmmmm Niicceee :!:

Food for thought...can't wait to get stuck in now :cool

How long did it take to strip?
by Stig
Sun Jan 08, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

thanks will give it a try later in the week...when I get more time

help greatly appreciated :banana


Paul
by Stig
Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Removing Anodized coating
Replies: 24
Views: 2492

http://www.mrmuscleonline.co.uk/ http://www.mrmuscleonline.co.uk/images/plughole_1.jpg Works perfect :banana URAL69 mate.... LOL guess what I DID go out and buy this afternoon before reading your post!!!!! :idea: :!: :!: :!: :!: thanks for the info, glad to know I haven't wasted my hard earned :ban...