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    I'm gonna get it towed to a local repair shop...

    I'm gonna get it towed to a local repair shop hopefully on Monday, so I can get the current issue sorted out, I'll get some snaps then.

    Does anyone in Sydney know of a cheap towing company /...
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    Fixer-upper for sale - Sydney

    If any of you are into refurbishing / restoration projects, I have a 2008 M109R (black) which has been living right at the beach for a few years (not garaged) & has cosmetic damage. It's also broken...
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    Servicing in Sydney

    Can anyone recommend a cheap service place/dude in Sydney? I don't have the tools to do it myself.

    I'll spend the $300 I save by not going to Sydney City Motorcycles on beer.

    It needs (is...
  4. yeah he has done. it's not so much the money,...

    yeah he has done. it's not so much the money, it's being ripped off. it makes me seethe.
  5. that looks like a very easy job. they are clearly...

    that looks like a very easy job. they are clearly screwing me, but they know (and I know, and they know I know) they have me over a barrel. my only other options are to tow it to another mechanic, or...
  6. unfortunately the bike is 200 miles away so I'm...

    unfortunately the bike is 200 miles away so I'm basically screwed. my friend borrowed it & burnt the clutch out. left it down there at the dealer's which happened to be 2 miles from where it...
  7. How long should it take to replace the clutch plates?

    I don't have tools, so I went to a suzuki dealer here in Australia. they told me the clutch plates were all fried so I had to replace the lot. to be fair it had been slipping quite a lot. but they...
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    Need clutch plates in Oz...

    Would anyone know the best place to get clutch plates in Australia, or the best place to order them from in the US / overseas that won't charge me totally outrageous shipping..?

    I need a full set...
  9. Need clutch plates in Oz - Oneida shipping costs are astronomical...

    Would anyone know the best place to get clutch plates in Australia, or the best place to order them from in the US that won't charge me totally outrageous shipping..?

    I need a full set of clutch...
  10. Thread: Screw Loose

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    cool thanks guys

    cool thanks guys
  11. Thread: Screw Loose

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    Screw Loose

    My flatmate was 'helping' me inspect my clutch last night & lost one of the allen screws that attach the panel to the frame (shown in the piccie here).

    Would anyone know how I can find out what...
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    Ok thanks guys. Everything looks to be adjusted...

    Ok thanks guys. Everything looks to be adjusted properly and the cable hasn't moved or anything, so I guess it's just the plates.
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    Slipping clutch after 30,000km

    I wouldn't have thought the friction plates would be fried after 30k km... I don't drag race it or anything.

    but I'm getting huge slippage. it seemed to just start randomly a while ago & hasn't...
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    Cool thanks guys. Is it part 5 I want? ...

    Cool thanks guys. Is it part 5 I want?

    http://www.alpha-sports.com/scrz/2008/M109R,N/05.gif
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    Cheapest place for friction plates?

    Can anyone recommend the cheapest place for friction plates? I can only find the EBC ones for $130.

    cheers
    -E
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    I'm going away for a few days, so I'd rather drop...

    I'm going away for a few days, so I'd rather drop it off somewhere & have it done while I'm away.
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    109 Servicing in Sydney

    Can anyone recommend a good (& reasonably priced) service centre for 109s in Sydney? I've been going to Sydney City motorcycles in Kogarah (where I bought the bike) but I can't tolerate the price any...
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    mobile speed cameras in NSW

    Sorry if this is a repost...

    Any of you guys in Vic got any tips for avoiding the new mobile cameras? :cop:

    I guess they can only get bikes when they're on the opposite side of the road, and...
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    Dunlops - where from?

    Hey guys - any tips on the best place to get Dunlop Elite IIIs in oz?

    My dealer (sydney city motorcycles) charge an arm & a leg for them.

    cheers
    -E
  20. The holes in part 2 in the schematic above.

    The holes in part 2 in the schematic above.
  21. Clutch shudder - props to Sydney City Motorcycles

    I had bad clutch shudder on cold starts, and sometimes at the lights when I tried a fast getaway.

    I told the guys at the dealers when I dropped it in for the 6k service, they went for a test run,...
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    yeah that was my point marlboro :) less...

    yeah that was my point marlboro :) less compression would mean smoother, more manageable engine braking. I've never had to worry about the rear wheel skidding on other bikes, but with the 9 I'm...
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    I think I read about an exhaust mod that reduces...

    I think I read about an exhaust mod that reduces the back pressure which in turn reduces the amount of compression you get under engine braking.

    Does that sound right?
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    109 spotted in Sydney

    Black 109 heading south on the Pacific highway at Chatswood, Wednesday morning about 8am - who was that?

    First 109 I've seen in Sydney since I got mine.
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    Exactly the same thing happened to me, it was the...

    Exactly the same thing happened to me, it was the rubber boot restricting the movement of the lever. I thought something was busted too, but when I checked it was all fine.

    I used a bit of...
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    I'm getting the ASPCA onto you guys :cop:

    I'm getting the ASPCA onto you guys :cop:
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    Ok, thanks Zoom, I'll give that a shot tonight.

    Ok, thanks Zoom, I'll give that a shot tonight.
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    Someone reversed into my 9 >:(

    It was parked in a car bay in a mall car park, someone amazingly stupid thought the bay was empty when they drove past it, then tried to reverse in, knocking the bike over on the kickstand side.
    ...
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    You can use a credit card on the edges after...

    You can use a credit card on the edges after you've given it some heat, it doesn't scratch the paint. It will ruin your card though so use something you don't need anymore (e.g. a maxed one)
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    Losing power at high revs

    This has happened a couple of times now - when I'm gunning it and I get up to about 6,500 rpm, I lose all power, it drops off completely like suddenly I have no fuel. Then it kicks back in when I get...
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