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Old 04-29-2016, 07:15 AM
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New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Guys

Bike arrived at last night....struggling to attach photos from the phone

Fitted the sat nav with the canbus....all works brilliantly!!!

HOWEVER......when attaching the wires the metal screw point that is attached to the fairing dropped in front of the battery compartment and now I cant find it.....

I hope/assume there are no linkages in front of the battery compartment that it could get fouled in???

Any advice would be appreciated....
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Old 04-29-2016, 07:50 AM
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

These bikes look mean and nasty, kind of resembles those "Transformer" toys.

Best way I've found to locate things I've dropped into the depths is to use a small LED
light on a flexible stem. I can get the light down inside where I need it without shadows.
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Good looking KR Noel!
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Pick the bike up, turn it over and give it a good shake!
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Noel:

Bike looks great. In regard to dropping a screw into the abyss BTDT and have spent hours finding it. I have always found it - but in most cases painstakingly slow.
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Hi Noel, welcome and congratulations on your new KR, you'll love her

I made your pic a bit bigger







About the metal screw, there are many place to hide, look inside the batt hub, on the duolever bars, around the spring strut, between the exhaust pipes...
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

New bike desperate to get out on her but the weather is absolute rubbish in the UK....snow, sleet, rain.......so it's sat in the garage

Sad times

However.......took the fairings off and found that elusive metal screw point and placed back onto the bike

Happy times

Now......hopefully better weather tomorrow and I get to stretch her legs!!!
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Great news that you found the wayward screw.

Those play havoc with the flux capacitor if not found promptly!
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Whew, gald you found it.

You were screwed for a while
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Re: New bike arrived....disaster strikes

Hi guys

Got a break in the weather today and managed to get 100 miles under my belt on the beast!!

Riding position much better than the zx9r I traded in....electronics make it a dream to ride and yes it's wicked fast!!!

I'm in love....
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