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    Re: I want to change/bend brake pedal

    MMmmm...how's about having ya's feet altered a bit there Jape...http://www.surgery-guide.com/foot-surgery-reconstruction.html

    ...cheaper :naughty:
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    Re: Headlight goes out when wheel is turned.

    There is something loose in the wiring department somewhere. Try the switches as the wires can tug a tad when ya turn. I hate elec probs cos they're sooooo tedious. So's it's fairing off and be...
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    Re: rust and paint, recommendations?

    Corrosion prevention/maintenance: ACF-50. Frame paint: Hammerite (smooth, matt, hammer finshes, but not much choice on colours!)
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    Re: Why spoked wheels?

    Post-winter UK potholes aside, moto bikes are made to cope with harsher and more regular impacts than street bikes. Alloy wheels are generally more brittle than spoked wheels and so are more...
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    Re: driving test coming up!

    Bad luck on the test there Jape. But at least ya don't have to do the dreaded EU Module 2 'killer' serve test: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8067212.stm

    It has been reported that in the first 3...
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    Re: oils ain't oils?

    I know a guy who swears by Silkothene. Heck, he uses just about every product they make. In fact I'm sure he anoints himself in the stuff every Sunday. :eekers:

    I don't think it's a matter of...
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    Re: oils ain't oils?

    Informatively, and passionately, put CC. Some great stuff there and hope you dont' mind if I use it elsewhere (duly acknowledged, natch).

    I just use plain mineral oil and change it about every...
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    Re: oils ain't oils?

    http://www.bikenomads.com/wiki/index.php/Do_not_use_car_oil_in_bikes explains very nicely why you shouldn't use car oil in bikes - wet cluches innit. :naughty: Be sure that the oil for your bike...
  9. Re: My CJ750, or the story of how i came to be in China

    Awesome pics. Very inspiring stories. Gives me an even greater lust to travel China. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Motorcycle clothing ?

    In the UK, LIDL have been offering some fantastic biker gear. Real quality on a budget - I'm cleaned out!: ...
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    Re: What's your favorite Chinese beer?

    'Lucky' ...blows ya b*llocks off...and puts em back on again with extra froth. WIcked. :eekers:
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    Re: cleaning rust from brake discs

    Just use household aluminium scourer (it looks like swarf). Works a treat, cheap, does not damage the surfaces and you can give it back to the Missus when you're done with using it. :naughty:
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    Re: Motorcycle clothing ?

    Great spot there Jape :thumbsup:...but the prices are eye watering. However, must have must get. :riding:
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    Re: spark plug gaps !

    What plug are you using?
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    Re: K157 FMI Engine Specifications ?

    MMmmm. I think the basic isshooo is what is the difference between the K157FMI and the 157FMI, which would lead to spec for spark plug, tappets and other prime functional mantenance criteria.
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    Re: Brake rubber bits ?

    Brake cyl renovaton kits....don't even think about going there, cos I have and you not only buy the kit you end up buying a proper repalcement cyl. As CC says, they're not that pricey.

    In any...
  17. Re: Chinese Hardley - what is, who makes, where get?

    Right on Bro. My Huonio is also branded Haotian, Lexmoto Vixen, Firebird, Better BT 125 and ooodles more. The good Forchetto has listed about a dozen different brand names for another 'brand' for...
  18. Re: Chinese Hardley - what is, who makes, where get?

    1297

    ...luvin it.....:lol8:
  19. Re: Qingqi supermotard Weird behaivour of turn signals

    Yep. Call 0900 0009 9990.

    1296
  20. Re: Qingqi supermotard Weird behaivour of turn signals

    Sounds to me that the flahser unit is kaput, or some elec connectors have oxidised or come loose (as CC's post). I trust you have already used the WD-40.
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    Re: pulse 125 gy died no electric!

    Hi Dan, sorry to read of your troubles. Nowt worse than electrics.

    It worries me that the garage is asking you to provide a wiring diagram. I've heard of muppet garages asking for this before. ...
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    Tyres

    Hi Coyle and welcome to the commie bike luvin community! :lol8:


    Check out the Moto Tyres site - just plug in your tyre sizes and you get the tyres of all the manufactures (budget to fancy)...
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    Re: clutch problem

    It's worth noting that some arrangments are that the clevis is a permanent fixture to the clutch cable, so it gets replaced with the cable. I suspect this is such a clevis in the pic of Sprockets...
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    Re: Workshop manuals

    Hi simthyUK. Use Rapidshare to upload the data and then you can post the download link you get when the uplaod is complete. There's short tutorial on the Rapidshare site if you need it. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Cold and Suffering

    Mines 'Lucky', but Stella Artois will do :icon10:...and er um...er...well...any er...um...like, ya know...hot chicks who like a ride? :naughty: Well only in a two-wheeled kinda way. Natch. I aint...
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