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Forum: FJR Central   09-15-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By doc
I think that the root cause is that the cheaper...

I think that the root cause is that the cheaper (often Chinese) sources arenít so much interested in quality control as the better quality brands and models. If youíre prepared to do some test-fit...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   09-15-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By doc
And in the meantime, the manufacturer specs a...

And in the meantime, the manufacturer specs a different tyre to use on the FJR.

I honestly canít see how itís so difficult to follow the recommendations of the people who make the things. ...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   09-15-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By doc
Thatís a whole next level of tin foil hat wearing...

Thatís a whole next level of tin foil hat wearing paranoia right there.
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   09-14-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By doc
The funny part is, you’ve used a tyre that...

The funny part is, you’ve used a tyre that Michelin don’t recommend for the FJR and think the fault lays with anyone or anything other than your own choice.

“Gotta find someone else to blame coz...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   09-14-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By doc
Agreed. If the manufacturer tells you to use a...

Agreed. If the manufacturer tells you to use a different tyre in their range - and you donít listen to them - no one else to blame really is there...
Forum: FJR Central   09-08-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By doc
Did you replace the lever correctly? If the...

Did you replace the lever correctly? If the master cylinder pin isnít engaged correctly into the pivoting socket on the lever, youíll have all kinds of strife. That would be the first place Iíd...
Forum: FJR Central   09-04-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By doc
Brand new tyres on a weekend trip to the west...

Brand new tyres on a weekend trip to the west coast of Tasmania, incorporated with spirited riding, will mean new tyres the following week.

Some roads are incredibly abrasive.
Forum: FJR Central   09-04-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By doc
Incorrect. Yamaha don’t sell the...

Incorrect. Yamaha don’t sell the auto-clutch/paddle shift model in the USA anymore.

(Its ‘AS’ not ‘AE’)

Meanwhile, in Europe.......
Forum: General Chat   08-20-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,187
Posted By doc
Sounds like a good research project for you then.

Sounds like a good research project for you then.
Forum: General Chat   08-19-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,187
Posted By doc
FJR met Euro 6 emissions requirements with the...

FJR met Euro 6 emissions requirements with the introduction of the catalytic converter on the 2014 model year onwards
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,726
Posted By doc
They are a custom mould, so insert a small way...

They are a custom mould, so insert a small way into the ear canal. The depth is customised by the aural technician for fit and comfort when they are made. For example, I have ear canals that look...
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,044
Posted By doc
Same problem the world over

Same problem the world over
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,726
Posted By doc
My wife and I both use these:...

My wife and I both use these: https://www.earmold.com.au/recreational-sports-headsets/recreational-stereo-headset.htm

Plugged into our Scala rider systems. All the befits of earplugs, with the...
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,726
Posted By doc
No earplugs + motorcycle riding = permanent...

No earplugs + motorcycle riding = permanent hearing damage
Forum: FJR Central   07-22-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By doc
Maybe those people have nothing of actual value...

Maybe those people have nothing of actual value to provide ;)

Here in little old Australia, where I buy my tyres the prices are identical between the two different constructions - so no reason not...
Forum: General Chat   07-22-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,044
Posted By doc
Gear ratio of top gear in a 5 speed is 0.929. ...

Gear ratio of top gear in a 5 speed is 0.929. That is overdrive as well.
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   07-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By doc
Theyíre all the same size.

Theyíre all the same size.
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - Australia & Singapore   07-09-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By doc
This was listed a year and a half ago....

This was listed a year and a half ago....
Forum: FJR Technical   06-27-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By doc
Sounds like pretty normal behaviour to me. Every...

Sounds like pretty normal behaviour to me. Every motorcycle iíve ever owned has had cold clutch drag to a greater or lesser degree
Forum: FJR Technical   06-25-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,938
Posted By doc
Thatís what iím seeing as well - wear on the rear...

Thatís what iím seeing as well - wear on the rear in particular appears quite fast. Iíve not done as much riding in the last 6 months as would normally so havenít put that many kilometres on them -...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-19-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By doc
Iíve had two FJRís - the first with a factory 39L...

Iíve had two FJRís - the first with a factory 39L top case, the current one with a factory 50L top case. Iíve never experienced the issue you mention.
Forum: Touring Tales   06-16-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 81,959
Posted By doc
You getting much fog up your way Bernie? Hasnít...

You getting much fog up your way Bernie? Hasnít started to hit us here in Hobart this year yet. Also been a very mild winter with bugger-all snow, and hardly any rain. I reckon we got our first...
Forum: General Chat   06-10-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By doc
Crickey, thatís a lot of dollars for a big pink...

Crickey, thatís a lot of dollars for a big pink budgie. Last one we had on the farm was hand raised - but plenty of farming families have them or a sulphurs crested cockatoo as a family pet because...
Forum: General Chat   06-06-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By doc
We have some big parrots in Australia called...

We have some big parrots in Australia called ďgallahĒ. Pronounced Ďgullarí. Big pink and grey suckers that have been scientifically proven to be idiots. The like flying into your path for some...
Forum: General Chat   06-05-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By doc
They are common as dogs balls here in Australia -...

They are common as dogs balls here in Australia - people call them roo whistles. Some people swear by them, I think they are pointless. Plenty of people have an opinion on whether they work or not...
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