Project RVF stocker...ish

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Suzuki416 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:09 pm

The screen can be polished up to get the marks out. Use something like meguiars plastx and a polishing machine.. it works better than you think.

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Timon » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:26 pm

Just watched a few vids on the stuff, does it need reapplying after a while?

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Suzuki416 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:29 pm

Can't answer that. I did my headlight & screen it did a great job on that (although bought a spare light just in case).

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Timon » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:43 pm

Got some greygate stuff, was pretty dam good!
Screen is so much better now, shame the screen bolts I ordered turned up proper cheap and nasty. Have ordered a new set
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Kept the sticker for the purists (all the dirt is on the table not screen btw)
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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by vic-vtrvfr » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:51 pm

Looking good chum! Did you use a machine buff or just elbow grease?

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Timon » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:32 pm

Just elbow grease

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Timon » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:09 am

New screen bolts arrived, much better quality
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New mounting rubber as the old one was knackerd
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All mounted, with a bit of black vinyl on the screen to cover the back of the clocks.
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Indicators work, main beam ok, dip on one of the bulbs fail, quick swap of the bulbs to check its not wiring. £20.43 for a new bulb it is then.

Got this lot to clean up now
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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Timon » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:18 pm

Got an RVF exhaust can kindly donated by CMSMJ1, many thanks again.
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Cut the weld and started smacking the internals out, would not budge, cut another mm off as there was an edge stopping it.
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Finally got it all apart.
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And I only hit myself the once, but boy did it contact, not broken but def done something. I know this because there was no shouting but a 5 min silent reflection on what had just happened.
Lesson learnt: hit wiser not harder
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Next to figure out how to rework it with a removeable baffle and then test it.

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by NGneer » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:38 pm

Timon wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:18 pm
And I only hit myself the once, but boy did it contact, not broken but def done something. I know this because there was no shouting but a 5 min silent reflection on what had just happened.
LOL - that long silent moment when you are trying to work out just how much something hurt and if you actually need to do something about it :scare: . It normally involves a hand full of paper towels in my case and letting the initial shock/pain subside before I check just how much I am bleeding and if I actually need to call the Mrs or if a bit of masking tape will suffice :whistle:

Bike is looking very tidy Tim...... as always :popcorn:

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Re: Project RVF stocker...ish

Post by Suzuki416 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:19 pm

[quote=NGneer post_id=388231 time=1548081503 user_id=2087]LOL - that long silent moment when you are trying to work out just how much something hurt and if you actually need to do something about it :scare: . It normally involves a hand full of paper towels in my case and letting the initial shock/pain subside before I check just how much I am bleeding and if I actually need to call the Mrs or if a bit of masking tape will suffice :whistle: [/quote]

No - you never tell the Mrs - it just gives her ammo to shoot you with....
Unless you need her to drive you somewhere quickly.....


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