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Forum: Idle Banter 28-08-15, 07:25 AM
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Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

No work for me till next Tuesday!,unless the phone rings,
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-05-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: bleeding brakes

PTFE works if you are having trouble bleeding brakes
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 14-04-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,100
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Oil Cooler Lines

i have hydraulic pipes made up for work,and i now avoid pertek when possible because they over charge, by about 3 to 4 times as much as i can get them made at a independent supplier,and get the same...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 11-04-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: One bike to do everything?

Opinions are like ass holes, every one has one.But adventure bikes are not cheap, normally have a high seat,top heavy,and arnt any good in general as a adventure bike,Mcreggor and Boorman have a lot...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-04-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: One bike to do everything?

A vfr800 pre vtec,even being 16 or 17 years old,it is still said my many to be the best all round sports tourer on the road,110hp 150+ mph,With a engine good for 250k,long service intervals,if you...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-03-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Forum: East Anglian Revolution 19-02-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: March Meat Run 2015

give us a date and i will check to see if im free,march 29th i know im doing something,
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 29-01-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: how much for my bike?

with new and pre registed sv650s on sale at 3995 0n the road,2k may be over optimistic for a 7 year old bike
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 27-01-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: how much for my bike?

winter prices are atleast 500 down on what you can get in summer on a private sale,and on newer top end bikes this maybe even higher,its a buyers market unless you are paying over the odds from a...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-01-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: how much for my bike?

like they say there are lies dam lies and statistics, if MCN can be believed my 929 weighed 170kgs,my vfr 208kgs,vtec 218kgs and the latest cbr1000 weighs in at 199kgs,so the fireblade apears to have...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-01-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: how much for my bike?

how can you get bored with a vfr!!,i know we are not all the same and are all looking for different things,but owning two,yes thats right two vfr800 pre vtecs(but not the newer vtec) i can honestly...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-01-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Sv alternative?

dont believe a word of it,have owned a 1200 bandit and a 600 bandit,the 6 is if anything faster then the sv,handles well enough with out putting usd forks on it,and the motor is all but...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-01-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Plumbing, Barrier Plastic Pipe Advice:

ive used both john guest speedfit and Wavin Hep2O,both work well,but i prefer the added security of h2o fitting,they still can be seperated with the right tool and are slightly less bulky,ive found...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-01-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,659
Views: 253,075
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

damm, didn't think anyone would see me
Forum: Idle Banter 05-01-15, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: OMO: PCP Do's and Do Nots?

get a cheap bank loan(tesco etc)cheaper all round,the car will be yours from day one,you can service it where you like and sell it when you like,and it will end up much cheaper long term,for most...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 03-01-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: What is high mileage for an SV?

apart from anything else,the british climate and gritting the roads takes its toll on our bikes,and we all no just how easy the finish on a suzuki can go down hill
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-01-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Opinion Honda VFR 800 2006

for 4 to 5k that should buy you a low milage 2008/9 A9 abs and leave you with change in your pocket from 5k
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 03-01-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: What is high mileage for an SV?

never bought a bike on ebay as the winning bid,but the thing that gets me is when they(the seller)say the bike is in very good condition with good paint and no no rust and almost mint,the picture...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 02-01-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: What is high mileage for an SV?

i know what you are saying,but there is no shortage of good cheap second hand bikes out there,There are five things to remember ,1 dont be tempteed to buy the first bike you see if its not quite what...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 29-12-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: What is high mileage for an SV?

its a good time to buy a bike,winter prices are likely down 500 on summer prices,dont be afraid to haggle,always offer less,its a buyers market
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 29-12-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: What is high mileage for an SV?

A 100k on a sv engine is exceptional and not the norm(well not from what i read on here anyway)having said that most well looked after bikes are capable of a 100k,trouble is with short service...
Forum: Idle Banter 16-12-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,507
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Taliban kill children in Pakistan

That about somes it up,not much more i could add to this statment,except to say there are more crimes committed in the name of race and religion then any other
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-12-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,058
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Maintenance costs sv

chain, tires, fluids, throttle bodies synchronizing, brake pads, clutch cable, steering bearings etc. ...are going to be similar for most bikes,checking valve clearance intervals varies alot,between...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-12-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,058
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: Maintenance costs sv

servicing is pretty much the same as the other big 3 japenese brands,except suzuki service intervals are shorter,by about 3 to 1(3 times more often that is)
Forum: Idle Banter 14-12-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,637
Posted By suzukigt380paul
Re: CBX550 Restoration Project

like i say old rings with deglazed bore,what do the oil control rings look like in the bore
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