The Workshop

June 18, 2020

Spongy brakes?

Spongy brakes? How are we people? Just thought that I would reinforce the old trick of tying back your brake lever overnight after bleeding your brakes, especially if you have a bit of a spongy lever. Did it last night on my FJR 1300 after replacing the front hoses, lever was coming back […]

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June 14, 2020

Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade

Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade Has anyone ever carried out a generator rotor upgrade on ’06 onwards R1 or FZ1 series engines (magnetic strips letting go problem). If so did you use OEM upgrade or aftermarket upgrade? Any advice welcome… Source: Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade

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June 13, 2020

Prestone

Prestone Anyone know if Prestone all vehicle coolant/auntyfreeze can be used in bike? https://www.micksgarage.com/d/engine…SABEgJPavD_BwE Source: Prestone

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June 10, 2020

Engine oil seals

Engine oil seals Hi all I am replacing a few oils seal at the moment and wonder if the new seal is to be installed dry or greased on the rims with engine oil .any advice appreciated Source: Engine oil seals

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June 8, 2020

Electronic repairs needed ..

Electronic repairs needed .. Anyone recommend anyone with a steady hand and a soldering iron ? I need the mini usb socket replaced on a Power Commander .. Otherwise it’s off to Dynojet uk and i’ll get it back for Christmas the way the post is … Was wondering if the laptop repair lads […]

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June 8, 2020

Any good bike mechanics open

Any good bike mechanics open Lads any recommendations in dublin area ,would have always used jp motorcycles, but he seems to be closed and no sign of when he might reopen. I thought that workshops were allowed stay open these times ? Anyway looking to get all the fluids replaced and I’m scared to […]

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June 7, 2020

Digital Torque adapter

Digital Torque adapter Anyone have any experience of using these over an standard a***ouge wrench? Range seems very wide… https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/040215238/ Source: Digital Torque adapter

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June 5, 2020

Small compressor.

Small compressor. Thinking on getting this small yoke for the shed anything else worth considering. I have a big one at work so only small one will do..https://www.dhfarmmachinery.com/prod…or-dh1009.html Source: Small compressor.

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