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    04-19-2019, 08:07 PM
    Canary Trek - mensaje personal enviado
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    04-19-2019, 08:04 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread DRL on TREK in TreK
    If you just want to kill the headlight during the day, you can simply pull the 10A yellow fuse (the one on the left side of the fuse box). I lust...
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    04-14-2019, 07:09 PM
    In that video, he keeps referring to the thing on the top of the cylinder head as a 'rocker cover'. For some reason I find that annoying. There are...
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    04-14-2019, 06:51 PM
    Do you have a good original handlebar? Some previous owner of my bike put up-swept motocross bars on it, which only make sense if you're standing on...
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    04-14-2019, 01:44 AM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Went for a ride today. The bike ran perfectly all day. During the entire time I've owned this bike (only a few months) the ECU light would come...
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    04-13-2019, 06:35 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    I did eventually connect to the ECU using tractorman's cable. Plugged his cable in and it connected straight away. So there was evidently something...
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    04-13-2019, 12:10 AM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Well, at last. Problem solved. I borrowed a spare ECU and plugged it into the bike (thanks tractorman). But the problem didn't go away. It was...
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    04-11-2019, 06:33 PM
    Is there a way to attach pdf files here? I want to attach my CD sized degree wheel file. Then anyone could print it out on A4 paper and glue it a...
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    04-06-2019, 07:15 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Thanks guys. I've charged the battery and pulled the headlight fuse. Voltage is around 12.5 with ignition off and drops to 12 or a bit less with...
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    04-06-2019, 12:18 AM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Later the same day … I followed the idiot's guide provided by slip (or was it Ferret?). Drivers installed and Device Manager says 'The device is...
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    04-05-2019, 06:20 PM
    I did that when replacing the valve springs on my old Datsun 260Z without taking the head off. Not to lock the crankshaft, but to stop the valves...
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    04-05-2019, 05:56 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Thanks guys. I'll go through Slip's idiot's guide and try again. Being an idiot, it's exactly what I need :confused:
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    04-04-2019, 11:29 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Still trying to diagnose the missing spark on cylinder #1. The TuneECU cable finally turned up. I followed the Lonlec instructions but I am unable...
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    04-04-2019, 06:29 PM
    Hi John I use a degree wheel and positive stop to establish TDC. I've done it on heaps of different bikes, but never actually done it with a...
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    04-03-2019, 10:02 PM
    Hi John I don't think a coat of epoxy would make any difference to the security of the magnets. I did a little engineering calculation when...
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    04-03-2019, 08:08 PM
    The Sachse ignitions are not a bad choice. They are easy to install and use a neat little Hall effect pickup system that has built-in LEDs to tell...
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    03-29-2019, 06:18 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Ho hum Still waiting for the bloody TuneECU cable to arrive. Is there a thumb-twiddling imoji?
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    03-27-2019, 06:00 PM
    Hmm … Ignore all my previous posts No idea what breed that lock is. Sorry, Cam PS: Take it a locksmith.
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    03-26-2019, 11:12 PM
    Just reading the scooter website a bit more closely, they say there are different lengths of Nieman locks. "Due to the different lengths that are...
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    03-26-2019, 07:02 PM
    If the Vespa source doesn't pan out. The locks are available from Stein Dinse for 19.90 https://www.stein-dinse.biz/product_info.php?products_id=945
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    03-26-2019, 06:27 PM
    Many European bikes used Neiman steering locks. It's hard to tell from your photo, but there's a good chance its a Neiman lock. The bad news is that...
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    03-24-2019, 06:47 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    OK, but I don't think there's much point checking any of those relays. Any malfunction there would affect all cylinders, not just one of them.
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    03-24-2019, 02:49 AM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    Well, how's this for a coincidence? I went to a car and bike show today. There was a huge turnout with hundreds of cars and bikes as far as the eye...
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    03-23-2019, 03:39 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    @ Tractorman. That would be great, thanks. I'll be at Geeveston too (taking my old Benelli 900 Sei). I'll give you a call. @ Engenia. An...
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    03-22-2019, 07:22 PM
    Sprocket replied to a thread dropping a cylinder in TreK
    OK, I've done all the tests outlined on page 7/48 of the worekshop manual (basically continuity and short circuit tests of the wiring between the ECU...
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