Removing rear sprocket-Allen bolts inside alloy,hard to reach

Removing rear sprocket-Allen bolts inside alloy,hard to reach Hi folks, Im replacing chain and sprockets in my KTM 950 SM. All was going smooth until i had to remove rear sprocket. 5 allen bolts are inside alloy,impossible to even move a bit with regular allen key because of small gaps in alloy,which give me few…

removing Bar End threaded plate

removing Bar End threaded plate Advice please. Bought myself some nice handguards and went to fit them On the GSX 600F the existing bar ends screw into what looks like a circular washer or plate with a threaded hole in the middle and this is positioned about one inch inside the handlebars It looks like…

Fuel Line Routing

Fuel Line Routing Hi Guys I removed the tank and Carbs from my 2001 Suzuki GS500e I did not photo or Mark the fuel lines I have the carbs back on the bike and Googled Fuel line connections so have a fair idea where the go But what way are the routed over or under…

Gaskets & Gasket Sealer Yay or Nay

Gaskets & Gasket Sealer Yay or Nay The rule states that gaskets should be laid on smooth, clean matched mating surfaces and that gasket sealer should not under any circumstances be used. Apparantly.. the faces expand and contract over time with a million cycles of hot & cold pulling one side of the sealer away….

Stainless Bolts Dublin?

Stainless Bolts Dublin? Howdy Folks. Just wondering if yous know anywhere in Dublin that does random stainless bolts that I could buy to tidy up the commuter? I’ve a touch of OCD and the rusty standard bolts are an eye sore for me around the dash and on the handlebar switches, etc. Preferably in…

Kawasaki ER5 in-line fuel valve

Kawasaki ER5 in-line fuel valve So the ER5 has a vacuum petcock and I had an issue with it that is fixed now, (petrol in cranckcase etc) I was wondering where I could find an in-line fuel valve I could put on so I can switch it to off when parked up for future. Is…

Buell 2009 Breather reroute

Buell 2009 Breather reroute hey all anyone know a Mechanic or shop that does the Breather reroute on a Buell 2009xb12 Source: Buell 2009 Breather reroute

Minimum ambient temperature for rattle-can spray painting?

Minimum ambient temperature for rattle-can spray painting? I doing the aluminium swing arm on the Busa. (Original paint is simply flaking away) Sanding, priming and satin black. I’m thinking it’s still a tad chilly in my unheated shed for decent results. Doesn’t need to be showroom, I spend more time riding them than polishing them…