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by Marty_Rillo
Wed Jun 17, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Anyone taxed a bike for the first time? and oil?
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Anyone taxed a bike for the first time? and oil?

I have just insured and taxed my freshly mot'd bike and...The dvla have said the last time this vehicle was taxed was June 1992..... Aha. That's right. 1992. I may have to explain myself to the dvla. Now. I'm using silkolene comp2 pro in the bike, it runs well so far, but I've only done 30 miles on ...
by Marty_Rillo
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Hagon shock? Who's got one?
Replies: 6
Views: 1588

Re: Hagon shock? Who's got one?

Yep Garry, I'm amazed at how firmly sprung it is, but it's also a very light bike!, The damping may need to go up a little as it felt a tiny bit pogo as I hit some lumps, but Hagen also say it may take a bit to bed in. The severe lack in engine braking is going to take time getting used to! As well ...
by Marty_Rillo
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s.
Replies: 23
Views: 4011

Re: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s

She passed her mot!! I had to reroute the brake lines last night, and re bleed the brakes! It's pretty handy working next door to an mot station!! So that's her finally on the road!! Now to fix the bent forks, do a little feeling tweeks and pass more traffic! She was good on the run home, really sin...
by Marty_Rillo
Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Hagon shock? Who's got one?
Replies: 6
Views: 1588

Re: Hagon shock? Who's got one?

Got my hagon shock guys!!
Well so far, a few shakedowns up the road, and it's very good.
No squatting on acceleration, quite stiffly sprung, well made too.
It also took a little of the slop out of the travel!
I would recommend it so far, if it changes I will let you know!
Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s.
Replies: 23
Views: 4011

Re: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s

It's mot is on Wednesday, here's hoping!! The black frame was an accident. I think I would prefer it silver still! I think I'm going to have to work on the carbs, just to see if I can get it a little smoother at lower revs. I'm slipping a bit of clutch. My friend says deal with it as it runs well at...
by Marty_Rillo
Sun Jun 14, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Different grips. Or throttle tube...
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: Different grips. Or throttle tube...

Yo!
I saw the throttle and grip.
What I ended up doing was trimming the plastic lumps if with a blade, and sliding on a set of renthal firm grips. It's fantastic.
I use them on my z1000 as well and enjoy the feel of the narrow grip.
I was getting a bit hung up on originality!,
Cheers Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Sun Jun 14, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s.
Replies: 23
Views: 4011

Re: Sorry for the delay. I'm quite computer illiterate, kr1s

http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a420/Marty_rillo/image.jpg2_zpsetpm2zvg.jpg http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a420/Marty_rillo/image.jpg1_zpsr2j7uuh1.jpg Hi guys! Nearly there, Since this was taken I've put the front brakes on, put in the Hagen rear shock, Taken out for a shakedown, and notic...
by Marty_Rillo
Fri Jun 05, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: KR Bits and Bikes For Sale
Topic: I'm thinking of breaking
Replies: 24
Views: 3176

Re: I'm thinking of breaking

Hi there! I'm looking for a shock reservoir bracket and the little clip that holds the hose?
Do you still have the parts left?
Possibly looking for a mastercylinder as well. It depends on this well the bleeding goes!
Cheers. Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Sun May 24, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: KR Bits and Bikes Wanted
Topic: Kr1s horn.
Replies: 1
Views: 522

Kr1s horn.

Hi guys, I seem to have misplaced my horn.
Any one have a spare tooter hiding away some where?
Cheers, Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Sun May 24, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Project KR1SS - So far
Replies: 215
Views: 26305

Re: Project KR1SS - So far

Here's an odd question Gary, My barrels seem to be different lengths requiring me to run two base gaskets to even it out. Did you get your barrels machined to be the same lenght and then do the ports on it? Might as well ask you pair, as the forum seems quiet right now, except your thread!! Cheers f...
by Marty_Rillo
Sun May 24, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: This might take a while!!!
Replies: 140
Views: 14639

Re: This might take a while!!!

Nice!
Is that an original Kawasaki blue?
I've been looking for the colour codes for that blue, and I think I've found it in the standox paint scheme.
It's named differently in it, but I've not done any test cards yet!
Cheers Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Fri May 22, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Different grips. Or throttle tube...
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Different grips. Or throttle tube...

Now then, here's another crackers question. I can't find replacement original grips, or even a throttle tube with a grip on it. My bike has a throttle tube from an original bike without the grip on it and the raised plastic dents can be felt through the grip. So I've shaved the tube smooth. And stuc...
by Marty_Rillo
Fri May 22, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Exhaust Gaskets?
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Re: Exhaust Gaskets?

Is that RTV silicone permatex ultra copper gasket maker for sealant?
Jesus Christ, that's a mouthful! And it seems everyone uses copper gaskets then?

Cheers Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Thu May 21, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Exhaust Gaskets?
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Exhaust Gaskets?

Just a quick message chaps!
Do you lot use copper crush gaskets, or fibre gaskets?
And do you use some exhaust sealant? And if so what do you use?
This is for standard exhausts, and what looks like a set of old gibsons.
Cheers
Martin.
by Marty_Rillo
Sun May 17, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Funky electrical gremlin.
Replies: 8
Views: 1708

Re: Funky electrical gremlin.

Voltage was checked with new battery on, the charging voltage across the battery was 14 volts And as the revs increase I saw a small dip to 13.7 volts showing the regulator was doing its job! I have spare parts for the whole electrical system,but it's good to know I don't have to replace everything ...