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Old 01-07-17, 06:28 PM   #1031
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Today I fitted some bronze fairings and tank to replace my tatty vandalised ones. Also some new throttle cables, grips and levers.

All that's left now is front brakes, axle, and seat covers need stapling on!

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Old 06-07-17, 10:23 PM   #1032
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Started fitting new gaskets on the Raptor, was an advisory on last years mot that there was a slight blow (they were being generous lol) gasket was non-existent, 10 each and I needed all three. Fitted new clamps as well while it was apart
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Old 07-07-17, 06:06 PM   #1033
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I ripped out the piezo speaker under the car dash that screams bloody murder if I decide to open my door with the keys in the ignition. Downside is I won't know if I leave my lights on, but it's worth it.
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Old 07-07-17, 06:10 PM   #1034
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Retensioned the front cct on the VFR. Tricky to get to just like the SV. Found the internal spring was kinked. Back on now and nice and quiet.
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Old 07-07-17, 06:12 PM   #1035
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Started oil change ready for my camping trip to Devon next weekend. Letting it drain overnight and put it back together tomorrow before doing the oil change and filter service on the wife's scenic.

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Old 07-07-17, 06:16 PM   #1036
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Started oil change ready for my camping trip to Devon next weekend. Letting it drain overnight and put it back together tomorrow before doing the oil change and filter service on the wife's scenic.

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why are you leaving it to drain overnight. there is absolutely no need.
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Old 07-07-17, 06:17 PM   #1037
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why are you leaving it to drain overnight. there is absolutely no need.
Need to pick up a new crush washer in the morning 😉

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Old 09-07-17, 08:51 PM   #1038
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So bike sorted and ready for my ride to Devon for next weekend and wife's car sorted for summer. Whichever brightspark designed the pollen filter location on the MK3 scenic has obviously never set foot near a workshop!

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Old 09-07-17, 08:59 PM   #1039
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Owner of a mkII scenic here, they also have an interesting pollen filter location as well as the air filter. I've had to solder a new relay in the electric handbrake two days before a 4.5hr trip to cornwall last week but that was more to do with my own error.

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Old 09-07-17, 09:02 PM   #1040
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Owner of a mkII scenic here, they also have an interesting pollen filter location as well as the air filter. I've had to solder a new relay in the electric handbrake two days before a 4.5hr trip to cornwall last week but that was more to do with my own error.

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My MK2 was at the back of the bulkhead 3 minute job. The mk3 you have to remove all plastics from around the steering wheel and then remove the clutch pedal absolute joke about half an hour but at least the smell when using the air cons cleared now 😁

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