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  Topic: Fuel tank versions throughout the years...

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:59 am   Subject: Fuel tank versions throughout the years...
My '89 FZR has got a rusted tank, that I tried to treat but unfortunately because of its shape, failed to succeed.
I am therefore looking for a replacement tank.
I can find a lot of different t ...
  Topic: You’re kidding surely.

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PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:48 am   Subject: You’re kidding surely.
Wow, ,let me sell mine immediately (if it sells at that price)! big grin laugh laugh
  Topic: wrong firing order or....

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: wrong firing order or....
Hi there, as far as I know, for the '87 and '88 FZR the firing order is 1-2-3-4.
  Topic: New Guy

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PostForum: Lounge Bar   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:19 pm   Subject: New Guy
Welcome home!

You found this FZR in Japan? I though they had engine size restrictioins there...

Regarding the intake rubbers, not sure you have the restrictors, as this was specific for the 100H ...
  Topic: Thunderace Screen

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PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:50 pm   Subject: Thunderace Screen
Usually they are good:
  Topic: Battery and model years

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:51 am   Subject: Battery and model years
I fit a gel version on my 89 model, it is perfect.
As for winter, well, we are now in summer so will see later smile

Actually, no: I use the bike all the time, winter, summer, sun, rain, hail an ...
  Topic: four onto 3 cylinder problem

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:33 pm   Subject: four onto 3 cylinder problem

I have had this issue not so long ago... It was one carb set much too rich, so rich that too much fuel for the spark to ignite. Once over 4k, the needle kicks in and superseeds the idle set.
  Topic: Bike starting with clutch in or out?

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:56 pm   Subject: Bike starting with clutch in or out?
clutch in or out, side stand folded or down, on neutral = start

clutch in and side stand folded in gear = start

On side stand and in gear = NO start
  Topic: UH OH! - Oil Lamp On!

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:51 pm   Subject: UH OH! - Oil Lamp On!
ahhh, Yamaha ... The fact that it is a oil LEVEL saves engines a certain number of times... as, like you, when you see this red light on the clock, it really seems to cool you down even beter than fre ...
  Topic: It passed

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PostForum: Lounge Bar   Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 8:33 pm   Subject: It passed
So, if I get it right, the mileage increases only for going to the MOT and back ?

I can take care of this an give it s few thousands if needed...

big grin big grin big grin
  Topic: Worst tyres ever?

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PostForum: Lounge Bar   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:20 pm   Subject: Worst tyres ever?
Try Michelin Macadam 50 !

They will last 100's of 1000s, and you will save fuel as you will run very, very slowly as they are as hard as iron!

Saying this, not sure they are still manufactured ...
  Topic: Speedo GROWL

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PostForum: Workshop   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:15 pm   Subject: Speedo GROWL

Had the same on my good old '89 exup ...

It is the cable connector behind the meter that is at fault. If it not too late, remove the dashboard and check your cable connector. It may have los ...
  Topic: Night night

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PostForum: Rogues Gallery   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Night night
ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh, so I'm not the only one using the dishwasher while alone at home for mecanical usage big grin big grin
  Topic: New '89 FZR Exup in France

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PostForum: Lounge Bar   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:08 pm   Subject: New '89 FZR Exup in France
NP ...

I hope this one works:
  Topic: New '89 FZR Exup in France

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PostForum: Lounge Bar   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:02 pm   Subject: New '89 FZR Exup in France

I haven't many pictures, as I have been concentrating on getting the bike running...

It was taken the day I bought it, 800km after signing the deal... I bought it in South of France and l ...
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