The Workshop

July 30, 2020

07 Yamaha R1 – Rough Idle

07 Yamaha R1 – Rough Idle I have a 2007 Yamaha R1 and the idle has gone pretty crappy after a recent track day. The bike runs perfectly above about 3,000 RPM. At idle though it’s pretty rough. When it’s cold the idle is a little higher and sounds perfect. Then when […]

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June 29, 2020

Painting and flairing repairs.

Painting and flairing repairs. Any one in the kerry/cork/limerick area with a good turn around time,doing this type of work.If not,any recommendations. Tryed Guy on DD kilkenny, no longer does it. Any ideas ! Source: Painting and flairing repairs.

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June 22, 2020

Warranty that will cover Ireland?

Warranty that will cover Ireland? Hi there, Does anyone have any details of a warranty that will cover a second hand motorbike in Ireland? I see a lot of the UK dealers offer them with second hand bikes but they only cover Northern Ireland. Is there anyone offering warranties that cover down South? […]

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June 18, 2020

Spongy brakes?

Spongy brakes? How are we people? Just thought that I would reinforce the old trick of tying back your brake lever overnight after bleeding your brakes, especially if you have a bit of a spongy lever. Did it last night on my FJR 1300 after replacing the front hoses, lever was coming back […]

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June 14, 2020

Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade

Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade Has anyone ever carried out a generator rotor upgrade on ’06 onwards R1 or FZ1 series engines (magnetic strips letting go problem). If so did you use OEM upgrade or aftermarket upgrade? Any advice welcome… Source: Yamaha R1/FZ1 series Generator Rotor Upgrade

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June 13, 2020


Prestone Anyone know if Prestone all vehicle coolant/auntyfreeze can be used in bike?…SABEgJPavD_BwE Source: Prestone

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June 10, 2020

Engine oil seals

Engine oil seals Hi all I am replacing a few oils seal at the moment and wonder if the new seal is to be installed dry or greased on the rims with engine oil .any advice appreciated Source: Engine oil seals

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June 8, 2020

Electronic repairs needed ..

Electronic repairs needed .. Anyone recommend anyone with a steady hand and a soldering iron ? I need the mini usb socket replaced on a Power Commander .. Otherwise it’s off to Dynojet uk and i’ll get it back for Christmas the way the post is … Was wondering if the laptop repair lads […]

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