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by raptor996
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Raptor 1000
Topic: Removing Shock and Forks
Replies: 21
Views: 5684

Re: Removing Shock and Forks

Not an easy bike to get the wheels out of. I put a bar through the swining arm pivot & supported it on an axel stand each side, then jacked the front up carefully on the sump using some wood. Not ideal .
by raptor996
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Raptor 1000
Topic: Removing Shock and Forks
Replies: 21
Views: 5684

Re: Removing Shock and Forks

My rap has a aprilla falco shock fitted , a straight swap I believe , think it lifts the back up a little so makes the steering a bit sharper. I changed the fork springs & oil ,from hagon, about & £80 . Still think the forks need more adjustments so may fit R1 fork over the winter. Not sure ...
by raptor996
Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: Guinness on me!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2390

Re: Guinness on me!!!

Welcome in .
by raptor996
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Close shave
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

Close shave

http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h450/stevespics2/Mobile%20Uploads/B01C9280-3348-4E2C-870F-D7A42E1553C6_1.jpg http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h450/stevespics2/Mobile%20Uploads/A618BD7E-D1C5-4D9E-962D-8E9B9D9926A8.jpg Had a close shave with a piece of wood laying in the road. Only saw it at t...
by raptor996
Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: What did you do to your Raptor today
Replies: 466
Views: 91684

Re: What did you do to your Raptor today

Re taped sump plug thread, yay! :)
by raptor996
Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: clutch leaver switch
Replies: 6
Views: 2292

Re: clutch leaver switch

It does say on the parts packet 'stop switch' so it must be a universal fitment to more than one bike. I know yamaha build bikes in Italy so maybe there's a shared parts bin.
by raptor996
Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: What did you do to your Raptor today
Replies: 466
Views: 91684

Re: What did you do to your Raptor today

Striped the sump plug thread, undoing it ! :(
by raptor996
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: clutch leaver switch
Replies: 6
Views: 2292

clutch leaver switch

[URL=http://s1110.photobucket.com/user/stevespics2/media/Mobile%20Uploads/D1526461-7815-4585-83CA-10B8932E0123.jpg.html][img]http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h450/stevespics2/Mobile%20Uploads/D1526461-7815-4585-83CA-10B8932E0123.jpg[/img] [/url]I replaced the clutch leaver switch with a direct r...
by raptor996
Tue Jul 08, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: V-Raptor and Xtra
Topic: torque settings
Replies: 10
Views: 2704

Re: torque settings

Hi Dean , not to far from you, Woodbridge just down the A12.
by raptor996
Tue May 27, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Riders + Rides
Topic: Raptor Chapter Annual Meet
Replies: 16
Views: 6407

Re: Raptor Chapter Annual Meet

Great pics Dizzy, cheers.
by raptor996
Mon May 26, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Ride-Outs & Events
Topic: Buell and Italian Motorcycle Festival 2014
Replies: 90
Views: 23794

Re: Buell and Italian Motorcycle Festival 2014

Great day cheers every one, and the rain held off till I got home!.
by raptor996
Sun May 18, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: 100,000
Replies: 12
Views: 2832

Re: 100,000

Wow!. A pint of Adnams please to celebrate, nice one .
by raptor996
Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: What did you do to your Raptor today
Replies: 466
Views: 91684

Re: What did you do to your Raptor today

Moved her out of the garage, washed her & fitted new front brake pads.
by raptor996
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 36
Views: 7448

Re: Engine cutting out

Try checking the battery. Mine played up on a trip home from Southend , did 70 odd miles & started to cut out . It would would sometimes start on the button but other times not , thought it was an earth problem. Eventually changed the battery which cured the poor running & starting issues .
by raptor996
Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: What did you do to your Raptor today
Replies: 466
Views: 91684

Re: What did you do to your Raptor today

I have replaced quite a few bolts with stainless ones. This site was very usefull.http://www.aruncas.com/index.html