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Forum: General Chat   01-13-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,210
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi Ditch, I bought a 2002 last year with...

Hi Ditch,

I bought a 2002 last year with 52000kms. I did the CCT, plus had some maintenance done on some throttle body issues. Beyond that the bike has no issues. Obviously needs maintenance on...
Forum: FJR Technical   10-22-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,395
Posted By ichsnoo
Just picked up a used Gen3 rear shock with...

Just picked up a used Gen3 rear shock with 28,000kms for $100 AUS from an ex-police bike. My existing Gen1 shock has 57,000kms use.

Cheap upgrade, hoping to get it in tomorrow. On the lookout next...
Forum: FJR Technical   08-27-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,395
Posted By ichsnoo
Can you define "considerable" in relation to how...

Can you define "considerable" in relation to how far the rear height is increased please?

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: FJR Technical   07-26-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By ichsnoo
I have the 2002 and ride in hot conditions at...

I have the 2002 and ride in hot conditions at times in Australia.

It is fine when I am wearing my leathers (don't notice at all), but if I do a ride in Jeans then I absolutely notice the heat on...
Forum: FJR Technical   06-12-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,719
Posted By ichsnoo
You should have smacked him - that's a crap...

You should have smacked him - that's a crap attitude mate. Guess you're not returning to that dealer / mechanic....

Dave
Forum: Practice Area:   06-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By ichsnoo
Loud and clear CrabbyJack

Loud and clear CrabbyJack
Forum: FJR Technical   06-07-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By ichsnoo
Could it be a kink in the fuel supply line under...

Could it be a kink in the fuel supply line under the tank?

Best of luck,
Dave
Forum: FJR Technical   03-19-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,961
Posted By ichsnoo
Hey guys, I have the wire retainer on the...

Hey guys,

I have the wire retainer on the first plate also - my FJR is a 2002, so pretty sure it is common to all years.

Cheers,
Dave
Forum: General Chat   11-27-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By ichsnoo
Sorry for your loss RC65. It is inspiring to...

Sorry for your loss RC65.

It is inspiring to see that your father passed motorcycling on to you and your brother. I aspire to do this with my own son and daughter.

Dave
Forum: General Chat   11-11-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 26,983
Posted By ichsnoo
I am 46 and acquired my 2002 Blue FJR1300 just a...

I am 46 and acquired my 2002 Blue FJR1300 just a few months ago. 52k on the clock. Paid $3800 AUS.

An absolute steal I think. This is the bike that will stay with me for a while. No intention of...
Forum: FJR Central   11-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,457
Posted By ichsnoo
Man that thing is gonna cost me in tires......

Man that thing is gonna cost me in tires......
Forum: FJR Technical   11-07-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi ScotchBloke, As Rayzerman said - see post...

Hi ScotchBloke,

As Rayzerman said - see post #51. Bike is running perfectly since this work was done. I have done a 1500 km ride since and can say that it is running perfectly still and is sublime...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-27-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Absolutely understand the mechanics perspective....

Absolutely understand the mechanics perspective. He must deal with some interesting situations from some unusual bike owners. It is my plan to stay on his happy side. I am sure I will need his...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Thanks Passx, I will be out on this machine...

Thanks Passx,

I will be out on this machine ASAP. Too many weeks without riding. The mechanic was definitely knowledgeable albeit a little direct in his approach (Sermon Like). I don't think he...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-26-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Mate I feel the same way. I have read a number...

Mate I feel the same way. I have read a number where I just wanted the final outcome. You guys deserve that for the help and advice given. It becomes a reference too for someone else who may...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-26-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Okay, everything is fixed. The report from...

Okay, everything is fixed.

The report from the mechanic:

- Coil pack change did not change issue (glad I bought the $45 used set)
- Removed throttle bodies, seized choke plungers
- Balanced...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-24-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi PassX, This is exactly what was relayed...

Hi PassX,

This is exactly what was relayed to me. The butterflies are not returning on two of the throttle bodies completely due to the insufficient spring return action. They had no hope in ****...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-24-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi Rayzerman, Interestingly enough when I...

Hi Rayzerman,

Interestingly enough when I dropped it there the shop manager was freaking out that it was going to jump a tooth as he thought the timing chain was slapping around. I kindly...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-24-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Just spoke to the mechanics. Looks like I was...

Just spoke to the mechanics. Looks like I was heading in the right direction with my thoughts on Throttle Bodies being the issue. Apparently a couple of the return springs on the bodies were not...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-21-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Thanks Alan for the wrecker details. I have some...

Thanks Alan for the wrecker details. I have some new (used) coils already, but may need more bits in the future.

Yamaha has the bike. The new coils helped, but it is still fouling plugs 1 & 4. The...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-21-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Thanks Alan, Do you have the details of the...

Thanks Alan,

Do you have the details of the wreckers in Springwood?

Cheers,
Dave
Forum: FJR Technical   09-20-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi Alan, Kariong near Gosford, NSW. Better...

Hi Alan,

Kariong near Gosford, NSW. Better than living in Sydney mate. Would love to be more north if I had the option.

Cheers,
Dave
Forum: FJR Technical   09-19-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
The good news: - passed compression test - all...

The good news:
- passed compression test - all cylinders equal, no need for valve clearance checks.
The Bad news:
- ignition coil for cylinders 1&4 is **** and fouling the new plugs. None of these...
Forum: FJR Technical   09-18-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
God I hope so Steve. It would be nice to have a...

God I hope so Steve. It would be nice to have a simple non-expensive outcome. Fingers crossed I post here with great news in the next day or two.

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: FJR Technical   09-17-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,475
Posted By ichsnoo
Hi Gents, I am sending the bike to a Yamaha...

Hi Gents,

I am sending the bike to a Yamaha mechanic this Thursday. I am starting to think it might be TPS on throttle body, as per this info:


2006-09-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-09-28)...
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