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    Ok guys bike has an issue... seems to be that the alternator decided to call it quits... any recommendations on somewhere SOR to take the bike to have it fixed?

    I would fix it myself, but exams are just about to start and I could do without the distraction, and I need the water pump impellor fixed, as well as a tune and oil/filter change too... so might as well get it all done in one hit and have her ready to celebrate the end of exams

    Thanks

    PS - what is the easiest way of getting my bike there? charge my battery and ride it there whilst it gets the charge sucked out of it again? or just hire a trailer and tow it? (I have bike tie downs)
    Last edited by =Stevo=; 04-11-2007, 03:29 PM.

  • #2
    i would charge the battery and ride it, you could turn off the headlight or take out the bulb to reduce drain, I ran my old suzi gs for months on a stuffed altenator just put in a freshly charged batt ever couple of days. I dunno about shops SOR but one with a loaner bike could be better.
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    • #3
      yeah i suggested that, but dad reckoned it wouldnt last?
      Sounds like the best option though...

      Ill have a look in the phone book for bike workshops around the place, im not really too sure about where is reputable and such....

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      • #4
        Why not organise somebody mobile to come to you? Derek Ball has worked with those bikes before and could easily strip/leave/return/replace depending on what parts he had to collect in advance etc. That way the bike stays at your house.

        He really looks after PSBers too.
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        • #5
          What year is it as when i my 1989 Spada needed a cam chain replacement a lot of the shops said they wouldn't do it as its to old?? WTF??

          i ended up getting it done at a place in myaree, epic motorcyles. cost a bit tho. i've got tyres from these guys as well .

          just try and ring around and see who can do it.

          could try the kawasaki place on causeway.
          Wes

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          • #6
            yeah its a 1995 model.. age probably shouldnt be an issue

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            • #7
              I got my old ZZR250 serviced by Grumma Racing, 5 Star Yamaha refered me to him. He is a guy that works out of his garage, very good (I think he works on a lot of race bikes) and very reasonable price. SOR too. Unfortunately I don't have his number but if you call 5 Star they'll tell you.
              Also I've got a ZZR250 engine with a busted head that would have all of the parts you need, I was going to sell the bits on ebay. PM me if you want to save some $$$.

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              • #8
                itll last. Millsy rode his bike to the track with a stuffed alternator, and did the trackday, albeit changing batteries a lot
                If cleanliness is next to godliness, why was jesus a dirty sandal-wearing beardo?

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