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  1. speeder replied to the thread 2004 T100 790cc Bonneville Noisy 3rd Gear.

    Yes, sounds like a gear problem to me, trouble is that both the meshing gears will probably be damaged. The other issue is gaining...

    Feb 21, 2024 at 3:10 PM
  2. speeder replied to the thread 2004 T100 790cc Bonneville Noisy 3rd Gear.

    Another useful tip is to cut open the old oil filter and check inside for metal swarf....messy but a good thing to check.

    Feb 21, 2024 at 2:38 PM
  3. speeder liked Eldon's post in the thread Service Time..

    It depends if you are talking AC or DC and what exactly "affordable" actually means to you personally? "Affordable housing" for example...

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  4. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    Yes, a nice piece of kit, from what I've seen if you want to weld aluminium it is the way to go. I would love to have that kind of...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 11:22 PM
  5. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    I had an interceptor and found the same thing, dealer should have done it on first service but l could tell that the bolts had never...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 4:48 PM
  6. speeder rated Iceman's post Agree in the thread Service Time..

    Hi Speeder, my Abba Stand in the background lifts the machines high enough to work on, the full fitting kit covers most makes and...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 4:44 PM
  7. speeder rated Pegscraper's post Agree in the thread Service Time..

    I forked out and bought Dealertool for servicing the Street Scrambler so I could reset the service reminder and also diagnose any errors...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 4:44 PM
  8. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    Yes, l think TIG is the way now they are getting a bit more affordable. I have found the battery impact guns good as well,they seem to...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 4:42 PM
  9. speeder rated Pegscraper's post Funny in the thread Service Time..

    There are obviously many on here more than happy and fully competent at doing their own servicing and repairs but there will also be...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 1:02 PM
  10. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    The problem is the labour rate, just getting to the valves on a triple takes quite a bit of time and dealers probably charge £70-£90 per...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 1:00 PM
  11. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    The problem is the labour rate, just getting to the valves on a triple takes quite a bit of time and dealers probably charge £70-£90 per...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 12:59 PM
  12. speeder rated TRIPLE X's post Agree in the thread Service Time..

    The trouble with dealer servicing is that the techs are up against the clock and do not always have enough time allowance to do a proper...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 11:58 AM
  13. speeder rated MightyBoosh's post Agree in the thread Service Time..

    My one and only valve check with a main dealer using "competent mechanics" was on my ZZR1200. They fucked up the choke linkage making...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 11:55 AM
  14. speeder replied to the thread Service Time..

    I agree, it all depends on what "qualified" actually means these days, my engineering apprenticeship lasted 5 years , now a person can...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 9:19 AM
  15. speeder rated Pegscraper's post Agree in the thread Service Time..

    I've paid for work on cars and bikes by "qualified motor technicians" in the past that's ranged from very good, (as you'd expect)...

    Feb 20, 2024 at 9:12 AM