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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking Yesterday, 04:21 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Exhaust Rattle - how to stop?

+1

SS is well known for 'galling' (cold welding) problem with Stainless bolts that not many people realise is that they are low tensile, SS is low carbon material and won't harden.
Recommended...
Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 03:57 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Halfords Tool Sale

I have had a Halfords 'Professional' socket set for many years, good quality and good selection of gear in there - 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" drive wrenches - had a lot of use. I like the ball detent that...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-01-18, 03:19 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

A few years ago I left the car keys in the tailgate lock (before the days of remote fobs) - still there next morning, we do live in a cul-de-sac and it was dark so after panic of wondering where...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-01-18, 06:39 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

jetwash with concentrated car winter screenwash in the detergent container.
Forum: Idle Banter 15-01-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 462
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What's the worst car you've owned?

Worst car ever, underpowered Vauxhall Viva, second worst (my wife's) Fiat Punto nice enough to drive when it was going but a money pit and unreliable.

Best cars have all been Honda, (presently a...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-18, 10:59 AM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

They are the people who keep gym going by paying subscription and not using facilities after end of January LOL
Forum: Idle Banter 10-01-18, 07:29 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I have had a few MIRA showers and their customer service is absolutely spot on, one of our electric showers needed a new pressure reducing cartridge and I phoned customer service expecting them to be...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-18, 07:04 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

It has never been easier to shop around, misguided loyalty to one company can cost you a lot of money - all the best deals are for new clients (strangely) - so the companies take advantage of loyal...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-01-18, 06:05 PM
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Views: 182,524
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Please no politics and cheap shots, in the same league as religion and ethnicity you objected to on another thread recently...

There are many different kinds of genius, getting to be the most...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-01-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,310
Posted By SV650rules
Re: 2005 SV650s Valve Clearance Question

Try copy and paste of photo into MS Word document and either 'save as' older .doc (not more recent .docx) or save as PDF (a 'save as' option in MS Word) and post, it works for me as long as file not...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-18, 03:43 PM
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Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The EU need to adopt English as their common language if they are to survive and prosper, because most countries outside EU do not speak a European language except English, and members of the eU...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-18, 02:44 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Cheers, I am just glad I won't be around when Arabic becomes official language of UK and USA (only Trump can save you guys) and probably Europe (except Norway who has seen the light and kicked them...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-18, 01:31 PM
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Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

No Bill you miss the point, if you read the article in link that request for English language to be used in EU (instead of French) was made by a former Italian prime minister, he wants English usage...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-18, 09:42 AM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

LOL...........

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/25/eu-should-force-uk-give-us-english-language-brexit-former-italian/

Nothing important been written in Arabic for at least 500 years at a...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-01-18, 06:50 PM
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Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/04/why-do-we-pretend-that-all-muslims-are-sweet-smiley-and-integrated/

Their religion basically forbids them to integrate and obey laws of the country they live in...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-01-18, 03:06 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

A lot of Americans think it can never happen there, have they got a surprise coming....
Forum: Idle Banter 02-01-18, 02:17 PM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

It is not unknown, in fact quite common for the incumbent party to lose a few by-elections, it happens all the time in UK.

I visited an engineering company in Luton a few years ago to pick up...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-01-18, 10:02 PM
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Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Follow who you like, but make sure they go through Luton, Birmingham, Rochdale and Wolverhampton and get a true feeling for 'modern Britain'.

Just because someone is right wing does not devalue...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-01-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,398
Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The only hope for the world is because Trump realised what a sh!t state UK and Europe is in and the threat to democracy and freedom posed by creeping !5L4mification of western society (more of a...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-01-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Service history

Or even done at all unfortunately..............................

Same with cars, I have had 2 to 3 year old cars from main dealers with 'full dealer service history' with black air and aircon...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 01-01-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Engine and header painting?

http://forums.sv650.org/showthread.php?t=225176

Harpic max strength seem to get the job done with least elbow grease and without scratching pipes.
Forum: Idle Banter 30-12-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,398
Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

At least Apple can't deliberately slow down the Etch-a-Sketch to make you upgrade to a newer one LOL
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-12-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By SV650rules
Re: In praise of Yuasa batteries

Leaving any lead acid battery at a low state of charge is the worst kind of battery abuse -although AGM will tolerate it better - once plates start to sulphate up (plates get coated up with inactive...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-12-17, 10:47 AM
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Views: 293,517
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Pity the customer is always right - even when they are thoughtless a55h0les who can't tell the time and think that other people on on the planet just to pander to their wishes.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 28-12-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,138
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Who's still riding?

I had a 250 Honda Trail bike a few years ago with knobbly tyres (studs close together, more like trials tyres than scrambler with their larger studs with bigger gaps), great off road but scary on...
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