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The folks over at chinariders.net answered this one. Here's the sequence (tested on my bike, Brixton BX125 with Delphi MT05 ECU, works!) - Turn iginition off for at least 15 seconds Turn ignition on/off two times really quick (half a second or so each cycle) Wait 15 seconds (with ignition off) Turn ignition on, your readings should now be in the new ...


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I believe this is the Owner's Manual for this vehicle: Apache RTR 160 Manual On page 32 is calls for "SAE 10W-30 API-SL JASO MA2" specification oil. I did not find 20W-50 listed as an acceptable alternative. So NO, you should not use 20W-50 in this bike.


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As Phil G states, first you need to make sure all the fuses are working. If part of the fuse box is broken, you do not need to replace the entire box. Below is a picture of a fuse box similar to the one in your bike. You can see that the second fuse and wiring is missing. What the owner did was replace the second fuse in the box with an inline fuse holder. ...


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It very well could have had an air pocket which finally worked its way out. That would drop the coolant level a little. I'd see nothing wrong with adding a bit of 50/50 mix to top it off ... just pay attention to your owners manual as to what type of coolant you should be using. If you need to, call the dealership maintenance department. They can tell you ...


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In electrical circuits heat in any part of the circuit is always the product of the Resistance in the element and the Current flowing in that element multiplied by itself (i.e. squared.) For example, if the resistance across the fuse holder and fuse is 1 Ohm, and the Current flowing in it is 2 Amps, then the heat generated in the fuse holder and fuse will ...


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Yes, either: the fuse or terminal is loose which increases the resistance and causes it to get hot or the terminal or holder is too small and it again gets hot due to the current and resistance. Whatever the cause, it needs to be corrected - wires of sufficient size, clean and tight terminals and a quality fuse holder.


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Chrome plating has micro cracks in it. The copper and nickel plating under the chrome do most of the corrosion protection of the underlying steel If rust has shown on the surface, the copper and nickel have failed at tiny locations . A low viscosity oil will penetrate the cracks in the chrome and give some protection to the steel . Not many other choices. I ...


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It's perfectly normal for a motorcycle front tire to be worn on one side more than the other. The explanation is simple, you travel a much greater distance when you turn LEFT in places where vehicles drive on the RIGHT or vice versa depending on which side of the road you normally drive on. Here is a link to an explanation: Tire Wear Explanation Scroll ...


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As mentioned, the gearbox fluid should at least be the correct grade and level etc from the dealer. I would take it back and ask them to check the clutch. Just tell them that after the service you've noticed the clutch slipping a few times. It may just be that they've taken too much slack out of the cable whilst adjusting it, this is just a 5 second job to ...


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You might want to read the article here: TBN Discussion But the key point on too high a TBN number is: So should we all use a High TBN oil? There are advantages, but there are also disadvantages of using a High based TBN oil (known as High Overbased Sulphonates) it's not just because the price is much higher. High TBN oils can produce high ash ...


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I have a Honda XR250 & a Kawasaki ZX9R and the fuel consumption is not much between them. I can do 100miles on the Honda for about £10 and £14 for the ZX.


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