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Back Fire
25th June 2006, 18:26
Hi

I have a GSXR1000 K6 radiator that has a stone hole in it.

I would like to know where to get it repaired, and whether they can actually be repaired?

In the auckland region prefferably

cheers


ps... atm stone hole has knead it jammed in it, but im not going to use the bike...

FROSTY
25th June 2006, 18:32
So the knead it got ya home then?
Pull the rad off and give me a yeodle I use shore radiators. Um might hyave to take it to a ally specialist

beyond
25th June 2006, 18:40
You get that today? :(

Bugger, what bad luck mate. You got home alright then?

beyond
25th June 2006, 18:44
Got your reply in the other thread. Mate, what a pain. Least you got it home alright.

Not good getting a hole in the rad at 600kms. :(

Can you get rad covers for those things. Seems a little vulnerable aye.

Motu
25th June 2006, 18:44
Albany Radiators specialise in alloy radiators,seeing as it's so new it may be a repairable proposition.

Back Fire
25th June 2006, 19:54
gunna give the Albany lot a holla this week... funny thing though... loosebruce was there when I picked it up... he told me to get a rad protector, he learnt the hard way... I was to slow it would seem.

and yeah, the knead it got me home! cheers for that FROSTY

Pixie
26th June 2006, 07:22
Yep.It'll need fixing alright

Pussy
26th June 2006, 08:01
Sorry if this sounds like the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, but I reckon you can't go past the " Radguard", a bloke in Aussie makes them. About AUD$195.00 from memory. I've had them on my last 3 gixxers, and they keep the radiator looking brand new. Bummer about your misfortune

sAsLEX
26th June 2006, 08:49
gunna give the Albany lot a holla this week... funny thing though... loosebruce was there when I picked it up... he told me to get a rad protector, he learnt the hard way... I was to slow it would seem.

and yeah, the knead it got me home! cheers for that FROSTY

KK laughs at my rather rangi looking rad gaurd....but i dont really care better than walking!

loosebruce
26th June 2006, 11:09
Bahahaha, shit thats funny man!

I brought some special weld for mine, death still has it, get it off and give it too me or death and we'll fix it up aight, gimmie some coin and i'll make ya a guard as well, i'm about to get some mesh for mine and the sheet of mesh is enough to make two guards out of! Cant remeber how much but it'd be less than $20 easy. No point spending over $100 buck on one when this one does the same job and looks the same!

Back Fire
26th June 2006, 18:45
Bahahaha, shit thats funny man!

I brought some special weld for mine, death still has it, get it off and give it too me or death and we'll fix it up aight, gimmie some coin and i'll make ya a guard as well, i'm about to get some mesh for mine and the sheet of mesh is enough to make two guards out of! Cant remeber how much but it'd be less than $20 easy. No point spending over $100 buck on one when this one does the same job and looks the same!


SWEET! when do you want it then, would be fuckin great if you could get it sorted, and I will make it worth your effort :rockon:

if you can make up a second gaurd I will deffinately grab it off ya to

Karma
26th June 2006, 19:04
Bummer dude...

You should have gone with the ZX7R...

Back Fire
26th June 2006, 19:36
Bummer dude...

You should have gone with the ZX7R...

I'm not that sick in the head :sick:

Karma
26th June 2006, 19:38
I'm not that sick in the head :sick:

But in 1996 the ZX7R was Kawasakis premier sports bike... :zzzz: :zzzz:

Back Fire
26th June 2006, 19:42
But in 1996 the ZX7R was Kawasakis premier sports bike... :zzzz: :zzzz:

now where have I heard that one before? some one needs to burn that broken record.... :wait:

Karma
26th June 2006, 19:43
now where have I heard that one before? some one needs to burn that broken record.... :wait:

Ohh ohh... some people have said it's the greatest looking bike of all time ;)

Back Fire
26th June 2006, 19:45
Ohh ohh... some people have said it's the greatest looking bike of all time ;)

don't they just go perfectly with silk inners and sparkly silver jackets darling

Karma
26th June 2006, 19:46
don't they just go perfectly with silk inners and sparkly silver jackets darling

and lots and lots of pies....

Back Fire
26th June 2006, 19:49
and lots and lots of pies....

you have to accessorise... how can you match the tubby curves of the bike without pies!

crazefox
26th June 2006, 19:59
Mate i wolud fix it free of charge if you wanted to send it too wellington:gob: :gob:

jimbo600
26th June 2006, 20:19
Go to supercrap auto, or repco and buy that grill mesh that boy racers like to put on their cars. All you have to do is cut it to fit and cable tie it on. Cost about $30 and works a charm.

diggydog
26th June 2006, 20:22
Got your reply in the other thread. Mate, what a pain. Least you got it home alright.

Not good getting a hole in the rad at 600kms. :(

Can you get rad covers for those things. Seems a little vulnerable aye.
I would just pop in hardware or garden or other and just make up your own out of plastic cover fine, and set it bigger distance away from core.:yes:

Karma
26th June 2006, 20:25
Personally if our boy Rayza learnt to ride then it wouldn't be a problem.

Damn squidly didly...

loosebruce
27th June 2006, 08:23
Go to supercrap auto, or repco and buy that grill mesh that boy racers like to put on their cars. All you have to do is cut it to fit and cable tie it on. Cost about $30 and works a charm.

Thats all good but the mesh like the racepro stuff is not really fine enough and stuff still gets through, i goto places like Ullrich Allu they have sheets big enough for two guards and in varying fineness (whats the word i want?) plus its way cheaper coz it aint got the brand name on it.

jimbo600
27th June 2006, 09:44
Thats all good but the mesh like the racepro stuff is not really fine enough and stuff still gets through, i goto places like Ullrich Allu they have sheets big enough for two guards and in varying fineness (whats the word i want?) plus its way cheaper coz it aint got the brand name on it.

Damn thats an even more betterer idea. Ullich alloy it is then.

Gremlin
27th June 2006, 18:51
funny gits you 2 eh??

But then again, you're both jealous, one owns a sooki that dies faster than a kawasaki that has done 100 times the distance and is 10 years newer (fact) and the other wonders why his bike has problems after he rode it INTO a roundabout :zzzz:

Dream on, or buy a good kwaka :nya:

edit: OHHHHHH, who bought gold levers for a bike.... people in glasshouses should never throw stones...

The_Dover
27th June 2006, 18:57
buy a good kwaka

Fuck me, an oxymoron from a tubby moron!

Back Fire
27th June 2006, 19:32
funny gits you 2 eh??

But then again, you're both jealous, one owns a sooki that dies faster than a kawasaki that has done 100 times the distance and is 10 years newer (fact)

HAS YOURS EVER ACTUALLY STOPPED DIEING ON YOU?!?!???!!! :doobey:

Gremlin
27th June 2006, 19:32
Fuck me, an oxymoron from a tubby moron!
As if you're an expert on good bikes... anything in your hands gets screwed as you ride it away... just the dover effect.

iirc, you were single handedly responsible for causing a shortage of gixxers...

Gremlin
27th June 2006, 19:35
HAS YOURS EVER ACTUALLY STOPPED DIEING ON YOU?!?!???!!! :doobey:
:zzzz: yes, only died once, I can fix problems on my bike (see comment about kawasaki being good). Only down to the one problem now.

Couple of steps left, then she will be good

The_Dover
27th June 2006, 20:32
I think, fatman, you'll find that was the chinks and their voracious appetite for titanium sex toys.

I have written off one you fat prick. Haven't you binned that shit heap whale of yours, when it was running of course? But at the speed you ride it's hardly going to sustain much damage!

Karma
27th June 2006, 20:38
down to the one problem now.

The rider?

Gremlin
27th June 2006, 23:18
I have written off one you fat prick. Haven't you binned that shit heap whale of yours, when it was running of course?
heheheheh, nope, them corners things, I can line em up, and go AROUND them... you know?? The fun thing and more comfortable than bushes I would imagine... then again, you tell me :blah:

I only binned my learner bike twice, you've crashed at least 3 bikes, in various states and ways :killingme Your last was brave enough to not die on you, and has come back for more :rofl:

And if I remember, you're about the same size as me, maybe a touch smaller, but thats about it :nya:

edit: weasel.... I guess that makes 2 problems :weep:

The_Dover
28th June 2006, 12:54
Maybe a half inch shorter but you are the ZX7R to my GSXR1000K6. Watch out for those japs.

I have crashed 2 bikes asshole. Neither of them learners and only one on a corner. How's about you learn the details rather than going on hearsay you fat saffer dipshit?

I know you can line up those corners and go around them. I spent about 20 of the most painful and slow kilometres of my life following you around them on the upright whale. Fuck, it was so slow even boomer got bored.

No wonder you love leading the learners about so much, not too taxing a pace for you eh? Must be a bit embarassing when the girls on GN250 smoke you though!!

boomer
28th June 2006, 13:02
.... Fuck, it was so slow even boomer got bored.


Oi... if i we're to see you down the pub, i'd say "NO!"


how 'bout both you tubby priks get on teh November KB trackday and i'll learn ya both...

The_Dover
28th June 2006, 13:06
Oi... if i we're to see you down the pub, i'd say "NO!"


Don't lie boomer, if you were to see me down the pub you'd say

"Can I buy you a drink sexy?":blip:

boomer
28th June 2006, 13:10
Don't lie boomer, if you were to see me down the pub you'd say

"Can I buy you a drink sexy?":blip:

only if ya were with ya mrs :blip:

Gremlin
28th June 2006, 23:52
you've crashed at least 3 bikes, in various states and ways

I have crashed 2 bikes asshole.
You trying to re-define a crash?? Does it make the insurance history look better?? :zzzz:

One into a car (a crash is a crash, doesn't matter if it was your fault or not), a case of "sunstrike", and then you slid the other one on its side...

Does your definition of crash mean "only when written off" maybe?? :nya: Maybe you count like so: 1 .... 1.5 .... 2 .... :yes:

And if it was soooo bad following me... you say that jxier thing (how is it this week?) is soo fast, maybe you should have overtaken me? Or perhaps I was helping you to not crash.

On the other hand you could have been envious of the 7, or perhaps I should be worried that you WANT to follow me :sick:

Back Fire
29th June 2006, 17:10
And if it was soooo bad following me... you say that jxier thing (how is it this week?) is soo fast, maybe you should have overtaken me? Or perhaps I was helping you to not crash.

On the other hand you could have been envious of the 7, or perhaps I should be worried that you WANT to follow me :sick:

It was the aroma of pies bellowing out of your exhaust pipe... it's like a sirens crie, he couldn't resist

imdying
5th July 2006, 09:59
So yeah, the racepro mesh can be a little coarse. Fully recommend the aluminum expanded (expander) mesh that you can buy from the likes of Ullrich or Mico Wakefield. Bit of spray paint, bit of cable tyin, looks mint in no time!

Nothing wrong with the ZX7R if you like old bikes. They're pretty heavy compared to a modern bike though.