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Author Topic: My Royal Enfield  (Read 3347 times)

young gun

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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #60 on: June 28, 2014, 05:25:54 PM »
Thanks Mike! I had a feeling they may be related. So I guess it's the scooter for the next week then :)

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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #61 on: June 28, 2014, 08:12:02 PM »
Young Gun, i also just fitted bar end mirrors which function OK. It's no big deal since i have $20 invested. The thing i most like is the loss of the old mirrors that looked like they were being held up by a Mexican bandit ;D. It also improved the aero over the bike.Yours is looking good.
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young gun

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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #62 on: June 29, 2014, 06:47:40 AM »
@Mike, fixing the front brake issue, does it just require re-adjustment or do I need to take the whole front wheel off and open it up?


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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #63 on: June 29, 2014, 01:46:49 PM »
......... The thing i most like is the loss of the old mirrors that looked like they were being held up by a Mexican bandit ;D...............

Hey!  You need to say it correctly.   Bandito Mexicano!   ;D
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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #64 on: June 29, 2014, 01:54:03 PM »
Mirrors!!??
We don't need no steenking mirrors!!!
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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #65 on: June 29, 2014, 02:45:48 PM »
@Mike, fixing the front brake issue, does it just require re-adjustment or do I need to take the whole front wheel off and open it up?

sounds like you might be due for cleaning out...
check the file below, you can just use the adjust
procedure if you choose...
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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #66 on: June 29, 2014, 04:31:28 PM »
Thanks bird4444!

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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #67 on: June 29, 2014, 04:44:01 PM »
Getting that front brake right makes all the difference.  Do yourself a favor, get some new shoes and do the 'arcing' procedure.  This made my front brake go from 'vague' to 'yup, that's a genuine front brake now' in a single day.  It is not hard to do, but is a little bit time consuming.
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Re: My Royal Enfield
« Reply #68 on: July 07, 2014, 06:32:25 AM »
Reset the front brakes, muuuuuch better now. Before when I depressed the brake lever, the whole front wheel would shiver from left to right in a quick succession. It doest do that anymore. Its a little vague but no more shiver and I feel more confident with them :) Took me awhile though. Thanks for all that contributed!