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Old 12-02-18, 02:25 PM   #1151
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Default Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Ran some fresh fuel treated with Redex through the system, and removed the rear carb choke plunger.

Looks like I'll be needing a new choke cable, as this ones very sticky & gritty, but a bit of lube has helped a bit.

Glad I'd swapped the choke plunger screws for allen headed ones, a doddle to remove now
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Old 12-02-18, 03:16 PM   #1152
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Ran some fresh fuel treated with Redex through the system, and removed the rear carb choke plunger.

Looks like I'll be needing a new choke cable, as this ones very sticky & gritty, but a bit of lube has helped a bit.

Glad I'd swapped the choke plunger screws for allen headed ones, a doddle to remove now
What size are the Allen screws if you don't mind

M3?
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Old 12-02-18, 05:35 PM   #1153
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What size are the Allen screws if you don't mind

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The right sized ones that came out of my stainless selection











Pretty sure it's M3 X 10
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Old 15-02-18, 07:05 PM   #1154
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Changed the radiator and fitted a radiator guard to new one. Cleaned front calipers and rear fitted with new pads, tensioned chain (new), checked tyre pressures, changed the oil... bike is now like Trigger's broom.
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Old 16-02-18, 10:23 AM   #1155
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Took my 1999 Curvy for MOT.Clean pass,no advisories
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Old 16-02-18, 02:44 PM   #1156
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None bike related tinkering.

Got a couple of sonoff devices, flashed them with Tasmato firmware, set up a MQTT broker, a small web server with PHP to talk MQTT, IFTTT to talk to the web server and.....

Hey Google, turn on the patio lights!

Then stuck openhab onto that server so I can now turn devices on/off from the phone as well!

Oh, the firewall that reverse proxies the IFTTT connection enforces encryption, the MQTT front end web site requires authentication. I also embed a key requirement. So reasonably secure.

The openhab is only accessible through a VPN outside of home so again reasonable secure. Lazy days ahead as I get smarter.
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Old 16-02-18, 03:20 PM   #1157
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That's not tinkering, Tim. That's architecture.
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Old 16-02-18, 04:08 PM   #1158
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None bike related tinkering.

Got a couple of sonoff devices, flashed them with Tasmato firmware, set up a MQTT broker, a small web server with PHP to talk MQTT, IFTTT to talk to the web server and.....

Hey Google, turn on the patio lights!

Then stuck openhab onto that server so I can now turn devices on/off from the phone as well!

Oh, the firewall that reverse proxies the IFTTT connection enforces encryption, the MQTT front end web site requires authentication. I also embed a key requirement. So reasonably secure.

The openhab is only accessible through a VPN outside of home so again reasonable secure. Lazy days ahead as I get smarter.

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Old 16-02-18, 04:21 PM   #1159
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Old 16-02-18, 08:23 PM   #1160
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That's not tinkering, Tim. That's architecture.
I thought it was Greek...
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