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Forum: Polls   06-25-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Queensland Ken
I've changed out at least 7 steering head...

I've changed out at least 7 steering head bearings to tapered rollers on my and members FJR's.
It's the cheapest and easiest fix you can do, no more worries, no more guess work, improves handling...
Forum: FJR Central   06-23-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,188
Posted By Queensland Ken
The panniers are the FJR city panniers. Can...

The panniers are the FJR city panniers. Can order/ buy them in various countries mainly in Europe.
Forum: FJR Central   06-22-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,188
Posted By Queensland Ken
Been a few weeks laid up, but I can't wait to...

Been a few weeks laid up, but I can't wait to take my Tracer out.

I'm afraid I'll be selling Bob, my FJR and most likely the Stelvio
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   05-18-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,939
Posted By Queensland Ken
I use copper washers. No more crush washers for...

I use copper washers. No more crush washers for me. My Stelvio has peel washers as stock, works great !
Forum: General Chat   05-12-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By Queensland Ken
Hi ya If you follow my directions there will be...

Hi ya
If you follow my directions there will be 4 liters left when the fuel light comes on.

That's about just a bit more than 1 US gallon.

Also you can punch hole in the top of the filler neck...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   04-13-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,403
Posted By Queensland Ken
I did ring up technical support and the CR8EIX...

I did ring up technical support and the CR8EIX Irridiums are fine to use.

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Forum: FJR Technical   04-09-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,324
Posted By Queensland Ken
One must be careful of the ABS circuit. Most tail...

One must be careful of the ABS circuit. Most tail / stop light leds will cause a ABS fault.

The system monitors the continuity of the filament.

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Forum: FJR Technical   04-08-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,318
Posted By Queensland Ken
Very well written Steve, a great explanation. May...

Very well written Steve, a great explanation. May I keep a copy of what you wrote ?

I'd like to add it's also the wheel base, rake and trail i.e steering head angle, of the bike that make them...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   04-07-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By Queensland Ken
I went to the sign writer and got a large scrap...

I went to the sign writer and got a large scrap sheet of leftover reflective film.

I just cut up the shapes to suite myself and have it on various bikes and my bike trailer full stop




...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-07-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Queensland Ken
http://www.marcparnes.com is your friend, ...

http://www.marcparnes.com is your friend,

http://www.marcparnes.com/Yamaha_Motorcycle_Wheel_Balancer.htm
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   04-07-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By Queensland Ken
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/MgMSxmfjV22BLVOH...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/MgMSxmfjV22BLVOHIGW6h034n3adKDA5odDAfO-ZDyhtxukl8YEtFcYbMrsoUJqsgaJQntl3F_Oo9toQzY1FqEXkNWhqZVAPp7_bzZgR6npUTKia1yBORDvE4Eo3T8HcJAUhqkbzQFqtQpODsHwwLTln0mHpeHsmrVT2uS...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,682
Posted By Queensland Ken
A mate on the Aussie forum, daggy, had a full...

A mate on the Aussie forum, daggy, had a full coke can chucked at him.



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Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,318
Posted By Queensland Ken
I've owned two XS11's, 30 years apart. They had...

I've owned two XS11's, 30 years apart. They had both tapered rollers on the headstock and swing arm.

It still wobbled as the frame was made out of plasticine.

For 1978, the bike had good...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By Queensland Ken
A short ride should be able to reset any ABS...

A short ride should be able to reset any ABS warning light

If not one must enable the ABS diagnostics and follow set procedure to clear any ABS fault.

You can also test the full functions of...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,318
Posted By Queensland Ken
I saw my new FJR being assembled from the crate....

I saw my new FJR being assembled from the crate. I was present when the gentlemen installed the front end of the bike.

I rode the bike 500 kilometres to my home where I did the first service.
...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By Queensland Ken
Once this has occurred it is too late to reset...

Once this has occurred it is too late to reset anything.
The fuel rail has already been over pressurised.

Disconnecting the battery will not erase a error code, if one is present, as it is...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-06-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By Queensland Ken
Check that the ABS leads are not damaged esp the...

Check that the ABS leads are not damaged esp the lead to the transducer.

Take the bike for a spin, should reset that circuit.

If not , post off again.
May have a damaged transducer, sensor...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-05-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,682
Posted By Queensland Ken
I'm not on that forum any more, but I'll Google...

I'm not on that forum any more, but I'll Google site search for that one documented procedure with some pictures, if so I'll post off the link.

Cheers
Forum: FJR Technical   04-05-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,682
Posted By Queensland Ken
Can not type too much,I have a buggered computer....

Can not type too much,I have a buggered computer. mother board.
But most of the acc wiring can be removed, bit some must stay.

Some of the functions of the switches must be retained and can't be...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-04-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,318
Posted By Queensland Ken
My 78 XS11 had both tapered rollers on the...

My 78 XS11 had both tapered rollers on the headstock and swing arm.
But the whole bike shook and wobbled anyhow. Lol

My Moto Guzzi Stelvio has rollers through out the whole bike.
Forum: FJR Technical   04-04-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,318
Posted By Queensland Ken
That's great news. Well done. I've been...

That's great news. Well done.

I've been preaching values of tapered rollers for years and the negative ridicules. The best money, bang for buck one can do.
Forum: FJR Technical   04-03-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By Queensland Ken
FJRF011: Fast Starter Syndrome Started...

FJRF011: Fast Starter Syndrome

Started by Ignacio (http://www.fjrforum.com/forum//index.php/user/434-ignacio/), Jan 27 2011 09:22 AM

Issue Shorthand Name: "Fast Starter Syndrome"
...
Forum: FJR Technical   04-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By Queensland Ken
Please remove this.

Please remove this.
Forum: FJR Technical   04-03-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By Queensland Ken
Greetings, you called it exactly what the fault...

Greetings, you called it exactly what the fault is called the first starter syndrome.

It happens on all Generations all is up to at least the gen 3.

It is nearly 100% due to starting your bike...
Forum: General Chat   03-31-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,348
Posted By Queensland Ken
40 Front, 42 Rear, add 2 psirear loaded up.

40 Front, 42 Rear, add 2 psirear loaded up.
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