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by snapdragon
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Riders + Rides
Topic: Project Polar-Raptor
Replies: 153
Views: 9523

Re: Project Polar-Raptor

My word you're going to be busy over the winter, I'm just waiting for it to stop raining, really have to buy a different house.. one with a garage!
by snapdragon
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General Technical
Topic: Brake & Clutch Levers
Replies: 53
Views: 8434

Re: Brake & Clutch Levers

Spares are good 😁 as the owner of two curly brake levers (one still on the bike) and one straight one(I'm still keeping that one for 'best') I applaud spares collecting
by snapdragon
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: General Technical
Topic: Odd Stuff in Petrol Tank
Replies: 11
Views: 202

Re: Odd Stuff in Petrol Tank

What a nasty surprise :( I've had plenty of external tank damage without ever compromising the inside.

Seems to me this might be a job for the modern version of the chimney sweep's apprentice, instead of launching children up chimneys get one whose arm fits inside the filler cap ;)
by snapdragon
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tank covers
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Tank covers

Bag lux used to do one, I always worried in case wet got between the cover and tank causing smelly rotty stuff.

But
It could nicely confuse work security guys to change the colour on a daily basis :nod: :haha:
by snapdragon
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fuel Reserve
Replies: 9
Views: 197

Re: Fuel Reserve

Tank range on mixed roads 100 miles from full up to flashing light I have One Time had fifty miles from there on whilst desperately searching for a fuel station, in highest gears riding frugal speeds and slip streaming a truck for the last part .. the length of the M6 toll. Aside from the rider's en...
by snapdragon
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Classified Ads
Topic: Raptor 1000 for sale
Replies: 19
Views: 724

Re: Raptor 1000 for sale

shebee wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:21 am
snapdragon wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:29 pm
Tempted...

Do it! :happyhappy:
Can I keep it in your garage? :suspect:
by snapdragon
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Classified Ads
Topic: Raptor 1000 for sale
Replies: 19
Views: 724

Re: Raptor 1000 for sale

Tempted...
by snapdragon
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to the forum and my Raptor 1000
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: New to the forum and my Raptor 1000

:) Welcome in :ride: The re-call was early in the first production, seems like a previous owner missed it with yours :( as I remember it was all caused by one wrong washer... probably a supplier messed up the order and the factory guys didn't notice the tiny difference With luck someone here will be...
by snapdragon
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: Newbie here!
Replies: 13
Views: 204

Re: Newbie here!

Welcome in susibee :dance: :D Pimms hold the ice thanks, good to know HiFi's pet is being properly rehomed, and to my (ex)home county :toocool:
by snapdragon
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: Drinks are on me :)
Replies: 14
Views: 427

Re: Drinks are on me :)

Cheers HiFi, :drunk: :drunk: (wherever did the beer emoti go?) Congratulations :dance:
Edit... .. There it is :beer: :beer:
by snapdragon
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tyre recommendations for Raptor 1000
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: Tyre recommendations for Raptor 1000

There ya go, enough uffpuff and Bob's yr auntie
by snapdragon
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: Appologies for late approvals
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Appologies for late approvals

Aha, see that's where the approve button went, you took it on yer hols, don't scare the locals too much with those mean machines. Enjoy :D
by snapdragon
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Technical
Topic: oil leak at filter ?
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: oil leak at filter ?

Before you start going ahead with your oil and filter change, it could be worthwhile cleaning the whole oil cooler area down and checking there's no leaks coming from the hose connectors, I've had to change out banjo seals on mine in the past few months, and it was a pain when I found seal leaks Aft...
by snapdragon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Virtual Bar
Topic: New Raptor owner Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: New Raptor owner Hello

Happy restoration and welcome in 😁 Cheers for the beer I needed that.