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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By Bibio
Re: Touch up paint

if its just a small touch up kit then ebay. i have used bike colours paints on the bay before and its pretty good paint. https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/bikecolours?_trksid=p2047675.l2559
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 121,341
Posted By Bibio
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

aldi specially selected all butter "scottish" shortbread is rank.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 222
Posted By Bibio
Re: Another USD thread

i wish it were that simple as just mixing oil weights.

the first thing you need to do is recognise what the problem is FIRST before you can rectify it. for instance is it fast rebound, slow...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By Bibio
Re: Touch up paint

depends on what type of "touch up" your going to do. you will NEVER match red paint properly.

if its for small chips/scratches that are not down to the undercoat or metal/plastic then it's better...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 222
Posted By Bibio
Re: Another USD thread

unless your racing all the time k-tech are a waste of money. they are not designed for the road.

you would get better results mixing oil viscosity and shims.

the last thing you want for road...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-10-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 236,669
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

yup only done 14k in 4 years with ours. i extended the lease to 5 years so come september next year i'll be buying it. this is our second motability car and TBH its more trouble than i thought it...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-10-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

over tightening of the rez cap, this can cause a vacuum.

too much RRG when assembling the piston and seals. this can actually cause stiction.

resting your toes on the brake lever. this is very...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-10-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 437
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

more than likely you have the pad retaining clip round the wrong way. the long "tabs" go to the pistons.

https://i.postimg.cc/5NBFDJXG/clip.png
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 236,669
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

what!!!! they get upto 50mph.. i'm sure that most of the cars round this way have a block of wood under the accelerator so they cant go faster than 40mph.. ohhh and they do 40mph EVERYWHERE.

round...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,455
Views: 371,174
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

i'm not brand conscious per se but the brands i'm loyal too i would like them to stay loyal to their customers. i dont like change and i like my stuff full strength and not ponsified.
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6,455
Views: 371,174
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

head & shoulders has just lost a customer. sick and tired of them messing with it for the sake of pouncing it up for poooftres. was not happy about the change the last time but at least i was sort of...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 12-10-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Bibio
Re: Polite vest

why do you want to join the nobhead gang.

we have one round this way and he is a complete moron of the first order. he cant ride a bike for toffee so makes excuses like wearing a "polite" vest.
...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,455
Views: 371,174
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

hope you get power soon Bill. they do say that people look better in candlelight.. runs and hides :-)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-10-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By Bibio
Re: Norton

took one look at that fugly thing and said in my head Zephyr.. but not as nice. it looks like some cheep chinese company has put it together.
Forum: Idle Banter 11-10-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By Bibio
Re: New maths?

new maths... i thought it was going to be about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trachtenberg_system

i had the book when it was banned in the UK. it turns what we are taught at school on its head and...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-10-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By Bibio
Re: New maths?

i deliberately over pay every month on my gas/leccy DD. its like a little piggy bank that i cant get my hands on and get a refund every 6 months. this goes towards my holiday in the summer and xmas...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

check your TPS setting. this removes a fair bit of "jerkyness". there are a few threads on here.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

your forearms should be as parallel with the road surface as possible with your elbows bent, doing this will take the strain off your wrists and help with control. your forearms should go up and down...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By Bibio
Re: Accessing rear side spark plug (K8)

move the expansion hose out the way with your fingers and you will see the cap.

i personally use a magnetic plug wrench.

what ever you do dont over tighten iridium plugs.

if you use a plug...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Bibio
Re: Trying to find parts for a K8

yup setup all the controls to suit you. as for prelaod it depends on your weight whether or not your going to actually get it within the ball park. so lets start with how heavy you are....

the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Bibio
Re: Trying to find parts for a K8

yup just to protect radiator.

suspension upgrading depends on how long you have been riding and how much of a fast rider you are. be honest to YOURSELF. another factor is how many miles do you do...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-10-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

thats what you want. it will take a bit of getting used to but once you do its much better.

counter steering will feel weird and very sensitive to begin with but it also makes for a much more...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-10-18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Bibio
Re: Trying to find parts for a K8

K8> dont suffer the same wet plug syndrome as the earlier models as they added a redesigned flap off the bottom of the radiator and its a twin spark so two plugs, if one fails the other still works....
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-10-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Bibio
Re: Trying to find parts for a K8

its not just the shutters but spraying them the correct colour and the attaching metal bar. 3d printed stuff is pretty tough.

depends on how many miles the bike has done it might need a looooot...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-10-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,455
Views: 371,174
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

yup sounds like me.. couldneygeeaflyingfuk.
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