The Workshop

June 4, 2020

Fork seals driver?

Fork seals driver? The one I ordered has not shown up and I’m sick waiting. Anyone got any cool tricks to drive em home? PVC pipe I have is all too small. Forks are 41mm shows. Alternativly, would anyone is Dublin have a driver you could lend me? I’ll return in […]

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June 2, 2020

Engine Build Help – ZX6R C6F 06

Engine Build Help – ZX6R C6F 06 Hi all, Just finished rebuilding my first engine (zx6r 06) everything is replaced and running somehow! On the second run however the crankcase has somehow lifted and is spilling (not dripping) oil everywhere…..:bag: I torqued all bolts in the rebuild with calibrated torque wrenches as […]

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May 25, 2020

Gsx 1400 bad running

Gsx 1400 bad running Have had a lot fueling problems with gsx 1400 got them sorted but now have noticed sometimes it won’t start or runs awful then opened fuel cap close it and it runs fine any ideas why this is happening cheers Source: Gsx 1400 bad running

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May 23, 2020

GS550 Head Wrecker

GS550 Head Wrecker After a long time in storage working on bringing a 1983 Suzuki GS550 back to life. Carbs have been fully cleaned, a few times now. Bike starts but as soon as it heats up climbs in revs and sits about 5k. Cylinder 4 seems to be cold and not firing. […]

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May 18, 2020

h2 zxr 750

h2 zxr 750 well folks hope ye all keeping safe and well, i am about to buy a 1990 zxr 750 h2 model from england, she is not starting, the owner has replaced plugs leads,cd1 there is no spark all lights work just no spark what do ye think it is […]

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May 14, 2020

Carburetor help

Carburetor help Lads, quick question, I’ve refitted the carbs to the baby Gixxer and I’m not sure where two pipes go. On the carbs there’s a pipe in the centre of them up at the top (connects to a T piece which is joining the carbs) and the second is below it (same […]

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May 11, 2020

Lead or dead

Lead or dead Hi guys, Quick question I a**ume 🤣 do you do or do you dont add lead or an additive to a 1986 honda rebel cmx 450 us import? No info on hanes manual or the net. Good luck with this. Cheers :bikerie: Source: Lead or dead

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May 8, 2020

Brake disc free play

Brake disc free play Hey lads, I’ve noticed this evening that there is rotational free play in both my front discs at the bobbins. As in, if i hold the disc like a steering wheel, I can turn it left and right very slightly. While stationary with the brake applied, if I rock the […]

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