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by Nik
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: FZR600
Topic: blue dot brake pad choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: blue dot brake pad choice?

Y-Geo brought the OEM pads with him when i asked for the blue dot conversion and they work very well (bit expensive here if I buy from the stealrship) last time he brought pads over they were Galfer <sp> organics NOT sintered
by Nik
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1wg or 3he
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: 1wg or 3he

ok well upon further investigation I found it on my block, and o one of the faring's as well... but my thermostat cover has 1wg on it so that's y I asked then I felt kinda special once I found the others hi, the block markings say what engine and it is not uncommon to find a 600 engine in a1wg (400...
by Nik
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: FZR600
Topic: Perfect fork set up
Replies: 7
Views: 1498

Re: Perfect fork set up

Hi Y-Geo,
just have to say +5 on that since you helped me do my forks the ride on our less than stellar roads is FAR superior. best 150 I have spent on a bike ever
by Nik
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10/4/13 Video edit: Jardine Exhaust talking and Acceleration
Replies: 27
Views: 6939

Re: 3/19/13 VIDEO edit. I went ahead and bought the buell.

lucky blighter, that is one neat looking bike Y-G always on about Eriks work but never seen alive one here, only magazine ictures and journo sweetheart reviews.
Have fun as some one said ride it like you stole it :-}
by Nik
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: 3he 2 pots to 4 pots
Replies: 15
Views: 6246

Re: 3he 2 pots to 4 pots

JohnBoy69 wrote:Blimey that was quick!

Thanks- it looks it from photos.

Gonna keep it original then.
I seem to remember that there is a piece in the WIKI on caliper mounting hole spaces re- blue/gold dot calipers on 600's.
by Nik
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Gear Heads and Gurus
Topic: Suspension tuning software
Replies: 1
Views: 2518

Suspension tuning software

Hi, since Y-G is off grid at present I have not told him about this find:- For those of you with suspensions that are re-buildable or have forks with PD valves (emulators) this might be just the thing for you. and at 63USD for the Pro version with ability to ch...
by Nik
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: Gear Heads and Gurus
Topic: Exhaust pipe design software
Replies: 1
Views: 2633

Exhaust pipe design software

Trolling around found this thought it could be of use to guys wanting abetter flow for their bike.
by Nik
Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: FZR250
Topic: bad carb tune
Replies: 42
Views: 13498

Re: bad carb tune

NA, Ok lets get something straightened out for the readers as a general comment. ALL 4 carbs do NOT need to be identical they usually are BUT with manufacturing tolerances diff cylinders "breathe" differently. Having got that out the way I would expect the float heights to be identical, what the fl...
by Nik
Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: FZR250
Topic: My FZR250 3LN Renovation and Question Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 26369

Re: My FZR250 3LN Renovation and Question Thread

Hi, from some of those pictures it looks as though the battery boiled and poured acid on the rear frame & swing arm. You should neutralise those areas before you paint. As for the brake reservoir that will need rebuilding as mine did since the "gummy" residue can clog the minute holes to the pump ar...
by Nik
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Streetfighter'd / Naked / Chopped
Topic: fzr660 build
Replies: 8
Views: 4422

Re: fzr660 build

Y-Geo, you blew it guy but I can now sell my bike for more money later as it has the KGB stamp on it LooL. Your wife was by last night for dinner she was happy to hear the doc is well impresssed with the way your lost weight has stayed off. Back on the bike soon ? We, Camala, madam & I are going for...
by Nik
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: FZR600
Topic: Frame sliders? Lowering?
Replies: 30
Views: 5727

Re: Frame sliders? Lowering?

Would these be good? hi, those are precisely the design that Y-Geo was warning us about, I bought a set and put them on just before Y-Geo last visit home, he was not complimentary about my "engineering thinking" likening them to " white play ...
by Nik
Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:16 am
Forum: Gear Heads and Gurus
Topic: Making a Frame Jig
Replies: 0
Views: 2206

Making a Frame Jig

Ji, for those who would like to build their own frame :- Have fun Nik, having seen the wrong way to bore the headstock on the lathe try:- ...
by Nik
Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where is best to buy parts? fzr 3en2
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Re: where is best to buy parts? fzr 3en2

Y-Geo used a company called stinkwheels to get our exotic bits and for some of the forum members too.
Run by acouple of brothers or was it cousins that Y-Geo has known since his racing days.
by Nik
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Gear Heads and Gurus
Topic: quick pit stop stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 2317

quick pit stop stuff

I caught apeek of Utube picture of a Honda team pit stop 2 wheels exchanged plus gas up 20 secs tops.
found this for an idea of quick change wheel (rear) set up sure TK & Y-Geo could make this stuff easy. ... ostcount=1
by Nik
Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: FZR600
Topic: Noob question from a new member *pressed for time
Replies: 16
Views: 3097

Re: Noob question from a new member *pressed for time

Hi Camala, yeh the Old Man did that to mine as we were pushed for time on my re-build last year , did not realise the rods were no longer available except off Ebay etc.......
How is the old guy? you said he is getting fitter are we likely to see you this year?