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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-04-22, 04:35 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Well the pin and side plate still take the force even on a riveted chain, all the split link clip is there for is to stop the pins working their way sideways out of the chain... When you get a DID...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-04-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 34,075
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Electric Vehicles

2030, but the average ICE car lasts at least 20 years so fuel will be available long after last ICE vehicle sold - and have you seen the vast amount of stuff we need every day that is made from...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-04-22, 01:46 PM
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Views: 34,075
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Electric Vehicles

Depends what the synthetic fuels are made from, if they are like ethanol which causes far more emissions and environmental damage than oil does, then they can keep them. There are a lot of smoke an...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-03-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,920
Views: 688,343
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

There is a 150 council tax rebate due...


https://www.gov.uk/government/news/households-urged-to-get-ready-for-150-council-tax-rebate
Forum: Idle Banter 13-03-22, 08:15 PM
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Views: 449,223
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The All New Megathread

Isn't it illegal to be drunk in charge of a powered 2 wheeler ?


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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-02-22, 08:53 AM
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Views: 391,613
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

I use a loctite 248 9G blue stick, easy to apply and lasts ages in toolbox and will not spill... One thing is that stainless bolts are not proper hi-tensile because putting carbon into stainless...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-02-22, 08:18 PM
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Views: 391,613
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Molybdenum disulphide ( Moly ) is a good one, so molycote, molygrease etc, moly is a fantastic high strength lubricant. I add 2% Liqui-moly to engine oil in bikes with wet clutches ( which is OK...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-02-22, 08:11 PM
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Views: 688,343
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Kicking the ball into touch gives a line out ( throw in ) to the opposing team, but there is always a chance to get the ball back in a line-out, and anyway you have moved the play way up the field...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-02-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,703
Views: 391,613
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Stainless steel threads also like 'galling' ( welding themselves into the hole )

https://www.essentracomponents.com/en-gb/news/product-resources/how-to-prevent-galling-on-stainless-steel-bolts
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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 30-01-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Maxi scooter

You can get a new Suzuki Burgman for less than 7K....
Forum: Idle Banter 30-01-22, 08:21 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Yeah but it was optional for cyclists before LOL, also cyclists now need to give way to pedestrians waiting to cross or already crossing at junctions - which will be a novelty for them. Not sure...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-01-22, 07:18 PM
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Views: 688,343
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Zebra crossings are for cyclists to ride across, using pedestrians as a slalom course....

In the new rules cyclists also expected to give way to pedestrians ha ha ha ha

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Forum: Idle Banter 18-01-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 1,631,274
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The Furlough payments scheme and other 'covid' schemes was always going to have fraudsters rubbing their hands, more open to fraud than even postal voting. The government writes off large sums all...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-01-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By SV650rules
New BSA Gold Star

Apparently Mahindra have taken over both BSA and Norton and built brand new factories in UK. Here is the new 650 Goldie, new Norton models on the way as well. It is a nice looking bike, apparently...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-01-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smart Motorways

Even the roadside recovery services with their orange strobes are reluctant to go to callouts on smart motorways, they have to contact the motorway controller to put an 'X' above the lane ( LOL ), ...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-01-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By SV650rules
Re: battery

Never took the battery off my 2016 AL7 and still good 5 years later when I replaced it ( never leave a battery on bike or car over 5 years ). OEM was a FB ( Furukawa Battery - made in Japan, )...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-01-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 1,631,274
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Who would have thought a Chinese spy would look Chinese, damned good disguise.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-01-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,703
Views: 391,613
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

A 'series' type R/R will give the new stator an easier life, instead of demanding full power from the stator all the time and shunting unwanted power to earth ( hence the name 'shunt' which is...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-12-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,330
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Dressing up

Police taking no action on Downing Street party, they say not enough evidence..


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-59588413?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA




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Forum: Idle Banter 07-12-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 34,075
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Electric Vehicles

Are you even allowed to modify council property like that ? If the cable gets damaged the metalwork could become live.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Immigration

Agreements are not set in stone, they are re-negotiated all the time, and an agreement with the EU is not really ' international' - The EU has suffered from 'mission creep' since it was formed, where...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-12-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Immigration

NI was the roadblock deliberately put there by EU to try to derail Brexit, UK just drove round it and will now go back an dismantle it :cool:




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Forum: Idle Banter 06-12-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 1,631,274
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The politicians are high on something in addition to power.. You need to be careful about taking away peoples passports as a passport is a basic right of a citizen of a country, and taking away...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-12-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 449,223
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The All New Megathread

If EV owners fall for the 'let the grid use your battery as storage' because renewables are so damned unreliable the number of charge discharge cycles will be disconnected from car mileage or age, ...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-12-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 449,223
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The All New Megathread

Was thinking if someone would buy a secondhand EV due to maybe having to have battery repaired or replaced - as I said about other things with rechargeable batteries, life is a bit suspect... 'if...
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