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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking Yesterday, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Seeker
Re: Newbie but oldie! Bought a Gladius.

I have the AL7 which is the one after the Gladius. I had intermittent problems with the gear indicator switching between 1 and 2. I started leaving it in first gear overnight and the problem went...
Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 12:42 PM
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Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

You could drain the oil into a clean container and reuse or if you're brave, lean it against something. (I did this once with a CB175 and it fell on me, so I'm a bit cautious).

You can specify an...
Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Seeker
Birth of a helicopter

https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2019/02/28/this-yoga-pose-vid-contains-the-accidental-shot-of-the-century/
Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Seeker
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

oil seals are usually in standard sizes so any bearing store will have them. Is this the seal #34
https://www.fowlersparts.co.uk/parts/5655136/gsx-r1000-l2-l6-12-16/transmission
...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-07-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Seeker
Re: Need help figuring out which lock set to get

Welcome. Happy July 4th. :)

Looking at this US parts drawing: https://www.suzukipartshouse.com/oemparts/a/suz/508c82c3f8700220a8311e71/wiring-harness-sv650k3-k4

and using daktulos' chart, the...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-07-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Seeker
Re: Our tax money at work

I'm assuming you mean that Concord could cruise without afterburners because it needed them to reach cruising speed.

Spending on covid bailouts? We are not even close:...
Forum: Idle Banter 02-07-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Seeker
The Murphy Ladder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI2BnJ3W1vE&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Idle Banter 01-07-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Seeker
Re: Our tax money at work

The main problem I have with this repainting cost is the hypocrisy. For 10 years we have been told that there isn't any money for anything and that we have to "fix the roof whilst the sun is...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-06-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Seeker
Re: Our tax money at work

First off, Corbyn isn't even leader of the opposition so that point is moot. Secondly this aircraft's primary function is as a tanker, then a troop transport, then a VIP transport. Painting it in...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-06-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Seeker
Rambling

When I was younger and applied for jobs I was always concerned that I tended to ramble and drift off topic when asked a question.

President Trump has taken my affliction to a whole new level. ...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-06-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Seeker
Re: Gen 3 AL9 rear shock change

Giant pictures (the medium linked didn't show detail clearly)
https://i.ibb.co/TP5vVFF/DSCN0271.jpg


https://i.ibb.co/mDWdnhS/DSCN0272.jpg
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-06-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Seeker
Re: Gen 3 AL9 rear shock change

I can answer a couple of your questions. The torque setting for top and bottom shock mounts is 50Nm (37lb/ft). Suzuki GB stopped providing paper service manuals and the dealers had to return theirs...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By Seeker
TikTok

I don't own a smartphone, I'm still thinking about it but don't want to rush it in case they are a passing fad :D

I've noticed the increasing use of TikTok the video sharing app which is Chinese...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 27-06-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By Seeker
Re: The new love of my life!

Finally. Congratulations on the new bike but why "Belinda"? I see they have added preload adjustment on the forks - Suzuki really splashing out on the upgrades :rolleyes:

Start saving for new...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-06-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By Seeker
Re: The new love of my life!

...aha! so we now know it's a bike and not a girlfriend, the plot thickens...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-06-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Seeker
Our tax money at work

https://i1.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Voyager-first-flight.png?resize=678%2C381&ssl=1


Cost? about 1 million for the repainted scheme, it was grey. Madness (imho)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-06-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By Seeker
Re: The new love of my life!

You need to turn off stealth mode because "Belinda" isn't visible, to me, at least.


If you are trying to post a picture, the image must reside on a hosting site and you put in front of the...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,426
Posted By Seeker
Re: Social Distancing ...

'Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.'

(George Carlin)
Forum: Idle Banter 24-06-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Seeker
"Daily Briefing"

The "Daily Briefings" have ended and I hate it when an apocalyptic series finishes without an ending.


We had the: " there's not a problem"
then the: " we have a problem, but we can handle it"...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-06-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Seeker
Re: 2020 so far

Maybe I picked a bad time to try and become optimistic?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 23-06-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Seeker
Re: Curvy charging issue ... maybe?

Without a meter there's not much you can check, it's worthwhile getting one. You can check for bad connections between the stator and the reg/rec and between the reg/rec and the battery and ensure...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-06-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Seeker
2020 so far

World wide plague
World economy collapse/mass unemployment
America still being run by a lunatic.
India and China skirmishing in Himalayas (with deaths)
China threatening Japan over islands in...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-06-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Seeker
Re: Who knows where the time goes....

She died too young, only 31. Whatever happened to folkrock it seemed to just fade away, although Steeleye Span are still going I understand.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Seeker
Re: L/H Footrest hanger mount

Do you mean item #2 (43521-33E00-000) here:
https://www.fowlersparts.co.uk/parts/5291011/sv650s-x-k2-99-02/footrest

which is in stock but you're probably wanting a less expensive option, so...
Forum: Idle Banter 21-06-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Seeker
Andrew Cotter

Andrew Cotter is a sports commentator for the BBC. To maintain his skills during lockdown he's been commentating on the antics of his two dogs, Olive and Mabel.


Here's a couple of examples:...
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