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Forum: Idle Banter 19-01-21, 05:19 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Any Harley I could afford to buy ( the lower end of the range ) has received a crap write up on every review I have read . Even a dealer selling a used one I was looking at once said they were crap !
Forum: Idle Banter 18-01-21, 06:50 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

That's true but as far as bikes go it would be nice to have access to routine maintenance items like air filters, spark plugs, oil filters, bulbs for example ,without too much hassle removing other...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-01-21, 06:46 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

my apologies, I obviously took it too literally.
Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 18-01-21, 01:08 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: SV 650 - Gladius BIG BORE SET 750ccm, JHS racing

Wonder why Suzuki don't do a 1000cc version of the SV like they do with the DL version.
Forum: Idle Banter 18-01-21, 12:40 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Don't agree with that - everything about a car is considered at the design stage including how it goes together and comes apart. How much the manufacturer is actually bothered about how things come...
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-21, 06:27 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I think all car and motorcycle manufacturers should give more consideration to access for maintenance when they are designing vehicles.
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-21, 05:36 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

The existing might be a cold roof (with level insulation at first floor ceiling /loft floor level) but roof space has to be warm if changing it to a habitable space by a loft conversion.
Shouldn't...
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-21, 12:44 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

External insulation (insulated render) is a different situation. The clear wall cavity will continue up to the verge- there won't be any insulation to bridge the cavity. However, your new loft...
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-21, 12:31 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Not even that, best thing is to stay off the roads altogether in some places at the moment. (if you can )
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-21, 12:28 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Me too ,especially after I crashed down on to my back walking on an icey patch on the road last weekend and now think I could have a cracked rib :mad:
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-01-21, 12:25 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: mirror mounts

Thanks for the replies. I knew what a Honda cb650f mirrors were like but I now know how the 2020 sv650a mirrors work. Both left and right side are the same. Adaptor in to handlebar mount is right...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 14-01-21, 05:33 PM
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Posted By svenrico
mirror mounts

I am having trouble with fitting mirror risers to my 2020 sv650A.
Does anybody know which way the locking nut on the mirror stem unscrews ? ( which way does mirror stem unscrew from mounting nut )...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-01-21, 05:04 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

If there are only 2 companies in Yorkshire doing this work does that mean J & J Crump ,the company who did my cavity wall insulation , falls into the latter category ?!
ps they did use an adhesive...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-01-21, 04:54 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Who wants to be riding in this weather ?!
Forum: Idle Banter 13-01-21, 05:23 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

How can they say it is no longer anything to do with them if you haven't received the refund ?!
Forum: Idle Banter 13-01-21, 05:17 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

Aren't these schemes supposed to use 'approved' contractors though ?!
Forum: Idle Banter 12-01-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

They obviously were cowboys if they didn't inspect the wall cavities to see if they were suitable for retro fill insulation , partial fill cavity walls aren't intended to be fully filled and a...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-21, 06:26 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

Think this has been mentioned on here before, but the improvement in efficiency and lower fuel costs can take years to recoup the cost of a new boiler. Plus their complexity means they are less...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-21, 06:14 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I have been watching American Chopper ( don't know why their bikes are crap although some of the workmanship is clever ) They are now on repeats of repeats and back to the original feuding. Don't...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-21, 12:50 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

'not that they guarantee a boiler for much more than 8 years.'
My gas boiler has lasted 23 years so far (touch wood !)
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-21, 12:47 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

Didn't know they did that but I haven't had anything to do with ground source heating, just what I have seen on tv when they spread the pipes out and seemed to take up a big area of the garden.
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-21, 12:43 AM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

That seems to be the problem.
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-21, 01:37 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Electric Vehicles

'The writing is on the wall for using gas, you'll be pleased to hear, and I think we'll see increasing pressure to stop using it. In California, they have just announced no new houses will be built...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-21, 11:45 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-21, 05:13 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Ban him ,or at least suspend him, nothing less will do.
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