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Forum: FJR Technical   07-21-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By John Scottorn
I gave up the idea of the gel grips on the...

I gave up the idea of the gel grips on the throttle grip once they arrived yesterday, I have heated grips and didn’t want to mess with them.

I’ve gone with cable ties/ tie wraps over the top of...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   07-19-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,045
Posted By John Scottorn
Hi David, I’m 74 and I cannot have claimed...

Hi David,

I’m 74 and I cannot have claimed to always be gentle with my bikes. :)
Forum: FJR Technical   07-19-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By John Scottorn
I now suffer from arthritis and get painful...

I now suffer from arthritis and get painful knuckles after a while of gripping the throttle, but no vibration problems.

On my last bike, as an interim measure to help with this and faced with a...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-19-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By John Scottorn
�� I’ll fit similar soon and report back. It’s...

�� I’ll fit similar soon and report back.
It’s definitely a case of redirecting the heat elsewhere.
I’m surprised there isn’t an after market kit to duct and vent the heat out of the side screen ....
Forum: FJR Technical   07-18-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By John Scottorn
Hot seat

Hi Red
Iíve not been able to open the archived photos on your post, to better understand the additional diy parts made for shielding or redirecting heat away from the front of the seat of my Gen.1...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-17-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By John Scottorn
Hi guys, Iím not in a hot environment here in the...

Hi guys, Iím not in a hot environment here in the U.K. on my Gen.1 FJR, but my crotch really does get Ďsteamyí after half an hours riding.
Iíve adopted a knees out riding position to get cooler air...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-17-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By John Scottorn
I found one reasonable Youtube video by an...

I found one reasonable Youtube video by an Irishman taking his clutch apart.
Doesnít seem an enormous job. (?)
Forum: FJR Technical   07-17-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By John Scottorn
Yes, thanks fellas, I tried the blipping...

Yes, thanks fellas, I tried the blipping throttle and holding clutch in but wasnít as successful with cold engine.
Allowing engine oil to get hot and blipping throttle with clutch lever in was an...
Forum: FJR Technical   07-17-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By John Scottorn
Engaging gear - Cold engine.

Hello FJR owners. Donít worry, I hope itís not the same old question, but hopefully a solution.

Having bought my FJR 2005 with low mileage here in the U.K. a couple of weeks back, I started to...
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