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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-02-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,137
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: sv1000's are now ULEZ exempt

Just checked my V5 on an 05 plate SV650, single plug and NOx is 0.108 so well under.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-12-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Bike won't start

Headlight dims as you hit the starter button.


As Bibio says, it's the clutch switch. If you clean it, etc and it still doesn't work you can bypass it temporarily while you arrange for a...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 30-11-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,460
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Enfield Continental GT

Reminds me of my youth, looking at motorcycle books of the day with Z900s, Moto Guzzi Le Mans and Bonnevilles as well as the more racing inspired Yamaha LC and my first bike a Suzuki X5 (with 125...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-11-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Right indicators not working - Wiring advice?

Same. Bypassed with new connectors and wires, left one's been fine. Bit like the headlamps and their connector block.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-11-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: AL7, 2017 smoking from radiator

then it'll be Savlon you'll need instead...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-11-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Touch up paint

"Bike Colours" on flea bay sell a three part touch up kit for about 15 plus 2.50 p&p.
As Bibio says good for minor dinks and chips. As per usual comes with nail polish style brushes so if you're...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-11-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: RST heated gloves

Oh, right.
Should be ok for a while then! :cheers:
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-11-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: RST heated gloves

****! Just bought a pair. How long before they wore through?


They are no bulkier than my wp usual glove and the fit and finish seem good.
I live in hope.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 02-07-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Gonna be a lumpy ride...

Thanks fellas.
Will check a few at a time. I will do the connectors first as I know they give grief on the SV.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-06-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,657
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Another AL7 seat thread

Can't help thinking that it looks to fit ... Kim Kardashian. Now if that's the case, two relief dents in the tank will also be required?!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-06-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Throttle Question

Had a throttle cable problem and it was the breather pipe for the fuel tank fouling it. It's busy under that tank, I'd raised it to do some work and snagged the rubber pipe on the cable. Now more...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-06-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Toooldtodie
Gonna be a lumpy ride...

I have put up with this syndrome for years.
When my SV gets hot circa 90 degrees + it gets a bit hesitant when on the throttle, can bog momentarily or miss a beat, especially when pulling away from...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-06-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,099
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

See that's good to know and it is now out in the public domain. You have done us Suzuki owners a favour. Thanks Bibio, again! :smt055
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-06-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,099
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

Still there. Is it the same part for K5 S?


Can't seem to find the answer online...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 18-06-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,099
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

Jees! Cost me best part of 50 for OEM rear master kit...what gives??
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,976
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Oh no, not again (speeding)

Ah yes! The 40 milers! Those folk, often of a generation, that do 40mph wherever and whenever, regardless of the chaos they cause! Built up area 40mph, open road 40mph, motorway same... Should not be...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 158,502
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Point taken. Cheers Bibio. Will take apart next weekend and re-apply RRG.
Forum: Racing and Paddock Chat 31-05-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Happens every year

Trev, sure sign you're getting older when you quote you're NEXT birthday. Next step is quoting the next decade... "I'm nearly seventy years old you know?!"
How do I know? Doing it myself! ;)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 158,502
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Semi-stripped! Took out pads and cleaned pistons, seals and pins and springs in February and have washed them thoroughly with muc off every fortnight. Wheels spin freely...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,976
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Oh no, not again (speeding)

The only difference is in the physics of velocity and energy involved:


Kinetic energy = 0.5 x mass x velocity(squared)



So a vehicle travelling at 20mph has less than half the energy of...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 158,502
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Cleaned my calipers for the N th effing time after riding through the winter and changed the brake fluid and bleed nipples for some s/s ones. Everything went to plan!! No sheared off bolts or endless...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-05-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Warm weather recommendations

I have a Revit Airwave jacket and it's been an absolute boon over the years when it gets warm. Full armour at shoulder, elbow and bought the back protector that goes with it. Mesh and strong nylon...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-05-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: Selling a 125 bike drama!

That's a PITA.
I agree though. 2nd best ride of the day going into work on the bike, best ride of the day... home.
No matter the weather, riding my bike is always the best part of the day.
Keep up...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 03-05-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: New owner, tail tidy help sought :)

TBF to Bibio and SVSte they are correct and speak the truth!
I fell for the tail tidy idea and it does chuck road crud all over the back of your bike, making cleaning even more of a chore. Any speed...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-03-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By Toooldtodie
Re: London not to include motorcycle in it's traffic congestion strategy

Everyone would be better off if we simply paid attention to what we were doing and tried to consider others.
I have noticed a decreasing empathy toward ALL other road users. A lot of people think...
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