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by Shedtip
Tue May 05, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Forum/ Club suggestions
Topic: Engine oil grade
Replies: 16
Views: 1706

Re: Engine oil grade

I also use the Halfords semi 10/40. It's the first I tired when I got my bike 10 years ago, never had an issues using it so stuck with it.
by Shedtip
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: New owner
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: New owner

mt bandit wrote: ↑
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:17 am
Halfords semi synthetic 10/40 motorcycle oil .
Always used it .done some big mileage on it ...
( other suppliers are available :D )
Used the same for the last 10 years and been good for me.
by Shedtip
Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: What have you done to your MT today ? contd
Replies: 2949
Views: 134598

Re: What have you done to your MT today ? contd

As Saturday was dry & sunny, decided to get bike MOT'd - passed, but still got rained on before I got home!
by Shedtip
Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Oil from B&Q any good?
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Re: Oil from B&Q any good?

I've also been using the Halfords 10/40 semi motorbike oil for about 6 years, not had any problems.
by Shedtip
Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: Rugby World Cup

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by Shedtip
Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Parts suppliers chat
Topic: Venhill brakes hoses
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Venhill brakes hoses

Recently bought a new front brake hose for MT350. Fitted it correctly but just couldn't stop a very slight weeping leak from the hose to calliper fitting connection. Took off & re-fitted but still an issue. I contacted Venhill directly and they sent out a replacement straight away - no hassle, no ar...
by Shedtip
Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:18 am
Forum:
Topic: Chain ans sprocket advice 350
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: Chain ans sprocket advice 350

I have a standard MT350 (e.g. not messed with airbox/carbs) but with a 16t front. For me it works well and I prefer it to the 15t. I don't ride loaded up or anywhere particularly hilly so that helps. I prefer the lower revs and I get something like 80-85 mpg!
by Shedtip
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:58 am
Forum:
Topic: Cannot figure it out
Replies: 10
Views: 131

Re: Cannot figure it out

Hi, the Kill switch allowing the bike to run in either position means it's probably got a broken wire somewhere. It works by earthing the ignition spark to prevent it firing - therefore, rather counter intuitively, whenever it's broken the bike always works! I had this issue on mine. It took me ages...
by Shedtip
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Advice needed please, dismantling shock absorbers...
Replies: 25
Views: 1046

Re: Advice needed please, dismantling shock absorbers...

When I removed mine, I also used penetrating oil to help ease them off.