Diving Pete's Recent Activity

  1. Diving Pete replied to the thread which bike lift to buy......

    Now I love lifts - but the biggest problem with a floor lift is the real estate that it takes up permanently. Basically you will lose a...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:49 PM
  2. Diving Pete replied to the thread which bike lift to buy......

    Nope, then you need a couple of adaptors that fit into the peg mounts & swing arm removal is really easy....

    Mar 17, 2019 at 1:20 PM
  3. Diving Pete replied to the thread which bike lift to buy......

    Abba Skylift is awesome - I have one.. another choice is the EasyRizer - very good (also had one) but bike is not moveable once on it..

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:54 AM
  4. Diving Pete replied to the thread VF500 Interceptor -- No front brake pressure.

    Again, fairly easy, So its not the master or the right calliper. Change to the Mityvac, lift the left calliper so it is higher than...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:33 AM
  5. Diving Pete replied to the thread VF500 Interceptor -- No front brake pressure.

    LOL - Disconnect the lines from the Master Cylinder (MC). With fluid in the MC, & finger over the end, pull the lever - do you get...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:56 AM
  6. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    are you going to paint 'clear' over the block?

    Mar 15, 2019 at 9:42 PM
  7. Diving Pete replied to the thread What material is the engine block made of?.

    Soda blast it - just ask Norcal

    Mar 15, 2019 at 8:29 AM
  8. Diving Pete replied to the thread Dealers in the USA are dealing..

    At that price its almost worth getting one imported to the UK..

    Mar 12, 2019 at 9:34 PM
  9. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    I remember him at Wembley Stadium in 75 or rather his crash.. - He was a breed apart from most people..

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:48 PM
  10. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    A quick point to notice: the mass of soda is basically nothing this means that anything not in the path of the jets is pretty safe. It...

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:42 PM
  11. Diving Pete liked NorcalBoy's post in the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    Got some bits coming in. My good friend Rob in Maine machined up some ti axle spacers to go with his ti axle and the ProBolt ti axle...

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:31 PM
  12. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    This was me doing the same thing on my bike - without stripping it lol [img]P1070157 by Pete Smith, on Flickr

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:29 PM
  13. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    If you haven't soda blasted before it's basically just like a flour bomb - it goes everywhere.... it works very well and cleans off...

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:25 PM
  14. Diving Pete liked NorcalBoy's post in the thread 1994 RVF400R Build Project.

    Been working on a few things while I wait for parts to arrive and powdercoating to get done. The left switchgear wasn't functioning all...

    Mar 12, 2019 at 2:21 PM
  15. Diving Pete replied to the thread 1991 Electrical gremlins..

    Check your starter relay is working correctly & hasnt in the past been rewired..

    Mar 12, 2019 at 12:43 PM