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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking Yesterday, 06:41 PM
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Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: 1st bath in about 2 years

Lovely but I'm Biased :D

https://i.imgur.com/ctMlLiH.jpg
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-01-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Qudos Insurance warning!!!!

It was via Email so I've taken a ,"Screen Grab" and kept the email :)

Also checked here,

https://ownvehicle.askmid.com

All good :)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-01-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Qudos Insurance warning!!!!

They just got back to me and have said that I am still insured and if and when I renew they will move to another underwriter.No explanation but at least it has put my mind at ease and was well worth...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-01-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Qudos Insurance warning!!!!

As per my other post BIB I've written off any compo etc.

I've contacted Quodos and my Broker,"BikeSure" and will see what they say.

I've started the thread so anyone else who might be insured...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-01-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Qudos Insurance warning!!!!

I've considered that and will try and contact Qudos and also declare the situation to a new Insurer.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-01-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Qudos Insurance warning!!!!

I've never had this happen before and I've been lucky.My SV is off the road at the moment(SORN) e.g Winterized and has not been ridden after the Bankruptcy date.

I checked my Insurance as I wanted...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-01-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

It's quite common with electrical problems that one part drags down another over time.When my R/R went it took the battery with it :(

I fitted a Mosfet one and chronicled it just in case
...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-01-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

Good diagnostic page here,

https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/104504-charging-system-diagnostics-rectifier-regulator-upgrade.html
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-01-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

I had a faulty plug cap that limited the Bike to around 5,000 revs/60 Mph on an old Honda :O
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-01-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

Test the Spark plug caps.Brand new they should read 5k ohms.Anyhing North of 8k ohms and I replace them.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-01-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 676
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

It could be coil/s failure and even faulty plug caps can limit the engine.

See this post,

http://forums.sv650.org/showthread.php?t=229585&highlight=SD05FMB

and I use the Red ones,

but...
Forum: Ancillaries 17-12-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Cheap Action Camera-Helmet Front mounting<solved>

My present helmet is now over a year old so out-of-warranty.As for up-the-nose Camera work I think that would be the least of my worries :smt050
Forum: Ancillaries 16-12-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Cheap Action Camera-Helmet Front mounting<solved>

Earlier this year I bought a cheap Action Camera and wanted to mount it on the front of my Motorcycle helmet.I made a Webpage for the work I did,
...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-11-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Enfield Continental GT

Great looking machine.Just shows what well thought out simple designs can be IMHO :)
...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-11-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Rub black frame back to aluminium

I think it would be a lot of work and the metal underneath might not be the same as the finish like on my Curvy's Satin finish and if ferrous might just rust/corrode quickly.

I would be tempted to...
Forum: Ancillaries 16-11-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,765
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Bargain Alerts Thread!!!

Nice one.Click link didn't work so I,"Tiny URL'd" it,

https://tinyurl.com/ybr5y9eo


HTH :)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 16-11-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: The new Jawa

Slightly OT but a bloke down the end of my Street rides past my house on one of these,
...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-11-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: bike stops when i let go of starter button

I'm afraid mine was done before I got the bike and the PO even removed the wires that run to the clutch :(

I did this on my old Hondas though with just a bit of thick 30 amp fuse wire across the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-11-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: bike stops when i let go of starter button

+10

The neutral switch wires on my Curvy have been bridged so not in use.As per a recent post this is fine on the old 1999/2002 machines.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 14-11-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: A present for all Gen 1 Owners

Nice one.Big thanks :)

:notworthy:
Forum: Ancillaries 12-11-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,765
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Bargain Alerts Thread!!!

Wilkos doing 250ml of Redex again both Petrol and Diesel for 2.00 for 250mL.

Also big can of GT85 lube for 3.00.I use GT85 on loads of things including re-waterproofing my gloves/boots and...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-11-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: SV650sy - the past eight years.

Great write up :)

I found one post with some guy with 178,000 on his,"Curvy" original engine so I guess there's still loads of life left if well looked after :)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-11-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Pointy 650 - real world fuel capacity?

Only ran out of fuel once on a bike and that was on one of my old Hondas.Switched to reserve and Nada.Luckily I was close to a mates house and he brought me some fuel.Got the bike started and it was...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-11-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Pointy 650 - real world fuel capacity?

Also fuel companies change their blends in the winter months which affects MPG :(
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-11-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By R1ffR4ff
Re: Pointy 650 - real world fuel capacity?

I've never bothered with how much my Curvy's tank holds but on one deliberate fuel conserving day out I got over 155+miles before my,"Low Fuel" light came on :)

Of course on another day it was...
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