panels. Odd fasteners such as this may appear. Press on the middle to pop it open, then pull the whole thing out by hand.6. Don't pull a panel off and put it down next to you or you risk stepping back on to it - that'll be £300 down the drain if you do
1 First up, soak the new clutch plates in clean engine oil for a few hours. While you're waiting, warm your engine, drain your old oil out and fit a new oil filter2 Using a T-handle hex-driver or hex bit undo and remove the clutch cover. Even if you've drained the oil there may ...
1. Undo the sump plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. And remember to dispose of the old sludge responsibly.2. Next, remove the filter, using the correct tool. You might need to reposition the container to catch the extra oil which comes out once the filter is off....
NB: Before starting read the in depth guide to tyre changing here to find out what you need1 Get your wheels out and check the direction of rotation. If there aren't rotation marks on the wheel itself, stick a bit of tape on it and mark the direction with an arrow.2 Position the ...
1 Let's get at it by getting at the front sprocket. You might need to remove the gear lever. We didn't.2 There she blows in all her poorly-maintained glory. Note huge nut and tab washer. Flatten the washer's tab with an old screwdriver, then find a socket to fit.3 Diddy Man str...
1 First get at it with a de-greaser. Yoshi Moto's De-Gunge-Oprene or Muc-Off's Bike Cleaner work well, but for heavy soiling you'll have to work it into the hard-to-reach areas.2 Careful if you get de-greaser on the tyres. Stuff like Gunk can leave a slippery residue, even after ...
1 Here's where it all begins. Before you go further, measure how much of the fork leg protrudes above the top yoke so they can be re-fitted in the same position. Also check the routeing of all cables and wiring. Take a snap with a digital camera for reference if you can.2 Undo th...
1. Loosen everything before putting your bike up on paddock stands. It's more stable like this and you're less likely to tip the thing over on its side.2. Up on a stand and calipers tied out of the way. And no, we're not daft. The R6's spindle is tapped through initially with th...
1. Dirty calipers and worn pads There are only a few miles left in this Hornet's front pads. They need changing sharpish, and the caliper could do with a spruce up too.2. Loosen the pad retaining pin. They can be pretty tight , so do it with the caliper firmly attached to the for...
O'Halloran is stepping in for the final BSB roundsSMT HONDA have announced that reigning Australian Supersport Champion Jason O’Halloran will be joining them for the final rounds of this season’s British Superbike Championship. With Adam Jenkinson
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