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  1. Mounting a Tutoro Automatic oiler on the Varadero 01

    Varadero
    Trying to mount the Tutoro automatic oiler on the vara.. A real pain to find the best place for the resorvoir.. Present o got it mounted on the left pass peg but it looks quite odd there.. Thinking of mounting it inside the left cover up on the screw holding the inner fender in place BUT.. doing...
  2. Priming the fuel pump and system.

    How to.....
    After draining the fuel lines it can take a while for the pump to refill them, which can lead to the starter and battery getting tired cranking the motor over. Find the fuel pump relay, small red connector behind the Rectifier under the left hand side panel. Open it up and short out the blue and...
  3. For Sale: Garage clear out- some project left overs some spares

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'm clearing the garage pending an up coming move, I hadnt realised quite how bad my hording had become.... Alosp Aluminium panniers and SW Moto Tech Rack, The rack has a little bit of corrosion on it and one of the panniers has a slight dent/crease in it. I had them fitted to an RD04 although...
  4. For Sale: Honda 1982 Melody NS50 adventure scooter!! £160

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Honda 1982 Melody NS50 restoration project £160 SOLD I'm selling a 1982 Honda NS50 Melody de-luxe an early twist & go restricted 50cc scooter with electric start. This is a classic early Japanese scooter, a quality machine with auto choke and fuel switch, electric start, front basket...
  5. Scott Olier query

    Transalp
    During the recent cold weather I had to increase the flow from minimum as oil stopped flowing. While this has worked I noticed that it is only oiling the links of the side where the nib is situated and not all of the chain as before. The nib is still in the correct postion slightly above the...
  6. XR600R oil issue

    XR
    Thanks for all the help so far. Bought an XR600R unfinished project a month or so back. Had a "rebuilt" engine that the guy I bought it from bought. Had a few issues with one of the cam bearings not being fitted and the head not torqued down etc. Guy who sold the "reconditioned" motor must...
  7. Painting your creations....

    Bodgers Corner
    I have just finished a bracket for my Ural. It is steel and has been welded in places. It also has hinged sections that will still need to be able to flex as designed. So, what are the painting options/techniques to consider. Low hassle but sturdy finish is preferable. I am not going for...
  8. Centre Stand or Touring Scottoiler

    Varadero
    Hmmmm, to mark the glorious occasion of my 200th post, lets ponder this for a while. Lets assume I have £100 or so to spend and I want a practical "bit" for the bike. I don't have a centre stand on the Vara as I did on my Twin and lubing the chain is a right arse. Also, any little jobs that...
  9. scotoiler, how to prime...?

    Varadero
    my vara has a scotoiler fitted with a touring resevoir, having now filled it up, it does not seem to be working! any help / info on priming and or troubleshooting.... Thanks marcus.
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