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Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 02-09-17, 11:15 AM
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Posted By pencil shavings
Poly 26 belly pan

Hi guys, unfortunately I have sold my lovely SV650S which I had for many years.

On the plus side, someone gets a bargain on a poly 26 belly pan.

Professional painted in blue and white, it's...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-09-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,657
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Joined the T Bone Club.

yep.


I didn't hit him in the rear, he reversed into me. Wonderful!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-09-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,657
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Joined the T Bone Club.

Sorry you are having such a nightmare mate.
I work in insurance so I might be able to help a little.


What contract have you signed with 4D? As the appointed solicitors (sols) they don't have...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 16-09-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Oil filter problem

That may very well be the issue, I will have to check that for my next filter.


I used a belt to tighten it up a little bit more and it seems to have done the trick.


Thanks :)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-09-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Oil filter problem

sound like a good plan! I will give it a go :)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-09-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Oil filter problem

The Hayes manual says hand tighten and then tighten 3/4 of a turn more with the filter removal tool.
However, I've never tightened it that far as I haven't needed to. I've done maybe 5 filter...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-09-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 48,565
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: SV special build - S-pokey-V.

Just logged on for the first time in ages and read every page.


Top build. Amazing effort :)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-09-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By pencil shavings
Oil filter problem

Hi guys,


Just changed the oil and filter on the SV.
When I put the new filter on for some reason the oil filter removal tool was too small for the filter, by maybe 1mm. Maybe I bent it taking...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 29-04-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Pillion back pains

Thanks for all of the reply guys, very useful.


The problems are more when I am braking than when I am accelerating, she struggles to push off against the tank without having to contort her...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-04-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Pillion back pains

I have heard of those dkid, will ask her if she thinks that will help. cheers :)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-04-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Pillion back pains

She is quite vertically challenged and thinks that she hunches forwards to hold onto me because her arms aren't long enough.
I do have the grab rail at the back but she doesn't feel comfortable...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-04-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By pencil shavings
Pillion back pains

My girlfriend has started coming for a few rides with me and is suffering from a bad back.
She is a good pillion, so I am struggling to give her any more advice on what to do other than sit up...
Forum: South & West Surfers 21-04-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,224
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Rideouts 2015

ohhhh, fail. haha


Cool, see you at the weekend (if its dry, I don't like rideouts in the wet lol)


Im going for a couple of passes across the black mountains tomorrow after work if anyone...
Forum: South & West Surfers 21-04-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,224
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Rideouts 2015

ended up going down to the gower which was good. :)
hope you had a fun ride!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-04-15, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Brake fluid reservoir

Thanks I will do that.

I would agree with you that the pads looked and felt very smooth when I checked them in the week while putting the forks back on. Hardly any wear on them though so thought...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-04-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Hyperpro spring upgrade

I actually have the debrix emulators with the spacers (someone made them up for me off this forum)
Couldn't find them when I was changing the seals oil and springs. Only to find them a couple of...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-04-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Brake fluid reservoir

Rebuilt the calipers last year myself and put on some HH pads and already have SS lines (only on the front though)

Haha, I did plastic glue it back together the first time I snapped it. It's...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-04-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By pencil shavings
Smile Hyperpro spring upgrade

I know there are a million topics about swapping the springs...

But this weekend was my first hard ride with the new progressive springs and heavier oil. All I can say is that 2 up, it was a...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-04-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By pencil shavings
Brake fluid reservoir

Hi guys,
I need a new front brake fluid reservoir, I broke the mount! Fail.

Is there anything cool I can do to improve the stopping power? Or does it have no impact on the braking
Forum: Racing and Paddock Chat 15-04-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Did a bunch of trackdays...

great ride up, top effort! :)
Forum: South & West Surfers 14-04-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,224
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Rideouts 2015

Sounds fun! I might have the girl on the back so sounds really good!
Forum: South & West Surfers 13-04-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,224
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Rideouts 2015

thanks! sounds good!
what's the level/attitude of the group?
Forum: South & West Surfers 13-04-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,224
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Rideouts 2015

Hi guys, anyone about from Swansea area?
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-04-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By pencil shavings
Halfords Sale 20% off oil

Just FYI Halfords have a 20% off offer on all there 5 litre oils
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-04-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By pencil shavings
Re: Lube and grease

Thanks Jayne,
forks have been off as the seals needed replacing. took the opportunity to get some heavier fork oil and correctly weighted springs put in!
Some USD bling is on the wish-list, mostly...
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