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10-27-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By cybercarl

That's my thoughts exactly, I don't mean to panic...

That's my thoughts exactly, I don't mean to panic everyone. Just want to bring it to peoples attention as another area to check/keep an eye on and also bring it to attention to those not in the know,...
10-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,039
Posted By cybercarl

Good to hear you got it sorted. It's always the...

Good to hear you got it sorted. It's always the little things that cause the most grief. How's the exhaust temperature now. That front pot must have been running very lean.

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10-26-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By cybercarl

Your not wrong.... collapsed in shock that it...

Your not wrong.... collapsed in shock that it happened and that it's designed that way. I got to say it played on my mind a couple of times while riding on faster laborious motorway (freeway to you)...
10-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By cybercarl

I never knew that. It doesn't seem the best...

I never knew that. It doesn't seem the best design to me. Surly the spot weld will always be a weak point.


It completely collapsed so the spring unsprung, releasing all it's energy under the...
10-25-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By cybercarl

Rear Shock Safewty Warning

Wasn't sure this should be in the Knowledge Base or not. It can always be moved if needs be.

This needs posting over here as it's a safety issue which members need to be aware of.

Recently over...
10-24-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By cybercarl

I run the later bars too and like you say hard to...

I run the later bars too and like you say hard to understand. It seem small amounts of degree changes can make a vast difference on motorcycles. :D

Personally I wouldn't bother with VFR bars. IMO...
10-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By cybercarl

There may be a datatag/microchip anti theft type...

There may be a datatag/microchip anti theft type device rattling around in there. You know the type of security device that helps track down stolen parts. The only way your going to know is to drain...
10-18-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,751
Posted By cybercarl

That's easy.....Dremmel and a bit of...

That's easy.....Dremmel and a bit of rtv/silicone. :p

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10-18-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By cybercarl

Are camshafts a bit old fashioned now. Should...

Are camshafts a bit old fashioned now. Should they not be concentrating on electronically controlled plungers to open and close valves. :p I love marketing. They will sell this to all the rich folk...
10-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By cybercarl

Same here. I still have them actually but they...

Same here. I still have them actually but they are bit rusty and useless now. And and the numbers have faded on the good blades. IIRC There's about 50 different size feelers on them. Best feelers I...
10-17-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,220
Posted By cybercarl

I removed the extra shim from rear the other day....

I removed the extra shim from rear the other day. Running Dr Honda's and a BMC street filter with FP kit. I have 1 slide hole front and rear.

Erik I really appreciate what your doing here with all...
10-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By cybercarl

The computer in the corner otherwise you would...

The computer in the corner otherwise you would not be here. ;) I see you have Risk under the table. That brings back memories for me as I used to play that in my younger days. Great board game for...
09-28-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 420
Sticky Carb set up
Views: 110,611
Posted By cybercarl

Loosen the top clamps on the carb inlet rubber...

Loosen the top clamps on the carb inlet rubber boots. The front one can be got at from the right hand side through a hole in the plastic cowl that sits under the carbs, through the A part of the...
09-27-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

Thumbs up https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/images/icons...

https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

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09-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,558
Posted By cybercarl

I'd check the pickup (strainer) and pump first as...

I'd check the pickup (strainer) and pump first as I think the oil passes through that before it reaches the filter. At least pull the strainer part off, check for debris and give the mesh a clean...
09-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

Next you lot will be holding workshop days :smile...

Next you lot will be holding workshop days :smile You can't beat first hand experiences and knowledge handed down the line and helping others. The ones learning then learn and when capable/confident...
09-27-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

LOL I admire your willingness to go into...

LOL
I admire your willingness to go into something blind. Great learning opportunity. I suggest you have a read up on some of the carb/jetting threads while waiting on parts and attaching the filter...
09-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By cybercarl

That was the point I was trying to get across....

That was the point I was trying to get across. Lightened flywheels IMO also have an effect on this. I'm thinking with it being lightened the crank and therefore the piston, travel faster which puts...
09-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,558
Posted By cybercarl

There's a nice little diagram in the manual....

There's a nice little diagram in the manual. Strainer/pickup through the Pump then Filter. If bit's sink and stay at the bottom of the pan then you should be OK but the oil sloshes about, so any...
09-24-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By cybercarl

That's not good. Glad to hear your OK though as...

That's not good. Glad to hear your OK though as that could have gone horribly wrong for yourself.

I'm guessing there was either too much Dynamic Compression and/or Detonation from too much...
09-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,558
Posted By cybercarl

Make sure you have all the broken bits out and...

Make sure you have all the broken bits out and nothing got into the sump and elsewhere. :eek How's the basket, have you any wobble in it.

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09-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 420
Sticky Carb set up
Views: 110,611
Posted By cybercarl

UK Dynojet kits don't even come supplied with...

UK Dynojet kits don't even come supplied with Dynojet springs unlike the US Dynojet kits. Go figure...

Guys don't forget that DJ mains are not only on a different measurement scale but have an...
09-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 420
Sticky Carb set up
Views: 110,611
Posted By cybercarl

Guys don't forget that DJ mains are not only on a...

Guys don't forget that DJ mains are not only on a different measurement scale but have an internally tapered flow rate, unlike Keihin or FP which are equally the same.

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09-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By cybercarl

Your thinking dirt bikes. These have fuel screws...

Your thinking dirt bikes. These have fuel screws as the adjustment is on the engine side not airbox. When you undo the screws (counter clockwise) your adding more fuel to the mix.

Good to hear...
09-14-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By cybercarl

Bloody hell if Lloydie got into SportRider it...

Bloody hell if Lloydie got into SportRider it would be a miracle LOL Yeh that bike was his inspiration.

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09-14-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

Dam that's some big mains. FYI Keihin and Factory...

Dam that's some big mains. FYI Keihin and Factory pro jets are the same. Well done, pleased to hear it's worked out right for you.

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09-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,585
Posted By cybercarl

Exactly!!! personally I don't believe there...

Exactly!!!

personally I don't believe there are any changes with the ignition rotor itself between years. At a guess I would say the changes where made on the map as Honda do advertise the fact...
Forum: Members Rides
09-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,090
Posted By cybercarl

And also comes with a free cuddly toy LOL ...

And also comes with a free cuddly toy LOL

Your supposed to wait until others have posted. Who's going to compete with that. It done 170bhp in it's day...out of curiosity do you know what it does...
09-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By cybercarl

No mate, I don't do facebook. Thanks for the...

No mate, I don't do facebook.

Thanks for the link Eric, not heard them called Marks before.

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09-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By cybercarl

I don't think it's that easy to get all the OEM...

I don't think it's that easy to get all the OEM decals and their not cheap. There is plenty of copies though. The thing with the OEM ones, is that there is a background colour (stroke) around the...
Forum: RANT!
09-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By cybercarl

That's a bit cheeky:thumbdown I remember when we...

That's a bit cheeky:thumbdown I remember when we where discussing T-shirt designs and these ideas came up.

Unfortunately this is one of those things where there is not much that can be done. One...
09-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

Thanks for the link....what a fantastic forum,...

Thanks for the link....what a fantastic forum, lots of interesting stuff on there. https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

How's it going CruxGNZ any more tweaking.

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08-31-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

It can catch one out like that sometimes. One...

It can catch one out like that sometimes. One thinks their rich but are in fact lean. Try one size up or down without changing anything else, if it's worse then go the opposite way.... Sometimes...
Forum: Classifieds
08-31-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By cybercarl

Thanks...

Thanks https://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif Strange how they are not something that is marketed over here.

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08-31-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,849
Posted By cybercarl

Oh the fun and games of working your way through...

Oh the fun and games of working your way through the carb circuits.

3 to 3.5 turns is your limit on the fuel screws really. You should be thinking of going with a larger pilot with that many turns...
08-31-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,304
Posted By cybercarl

Not any good for taking plug readings from though...

Not any good for taking plug readings from though because of the center electrode. I'm just about to fit standard (old fashioned type) plugs as I want to start monitoring my carbs.

As for parts...
Forum: Classifieds
08-31-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By cybercarl

How do these tank bra things attach to the tank,...

How do these tank bra things attach to the tank, do they have elastic or Velcro straps. We don't get them in the UK and I quite like the look. I should imagine they help protect the tank a bit too....
08-30-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By cybercarl

LOL Fantastic, that is so true. I block...

LOL Fantastic, that is so true.

I block whatever I can. I don't even have Flash enabled which is one of the biggest annoyances on the net. Block all those trackers!!! You should control your...
08-29-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By cybercarl

Crikey that's taken a bash with a hammer. Looks...

Crikey that's taken a bash with a hammer. Looks like it may have been lightened a little too (looking at the last pic) I suspect the damage is from someone aggressively trying to remove the flywheel...
08-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By cybercarl

Crankshaft itself...no, but he may be referring...

Crankshaft itself...no, but he may be referring to the transfer gears or starter sprag clutch.

Start with the basics. Is the battery charged, does the bike crank over, do you have a spark etc etc....
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