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by paulwolf
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Tyre weight limit
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Tyre weight limit

Having had a good ride, 2 up with 2 panniers & top box from Bristol to the IOM to see the Classic TT on the Commander, one night my mate said have you ever weighed your fully loaded bike against the max load of the rear tyre?I said,no but i did when i got home and this was the out come. Rider 100 kg...
by paulwolf
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander rear brake disc
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Commander rear brake disc

Hi Chaps,Thanks for all the reply's and after taking Richards advice and unblocking the small hole in the master cylinder the rear brake is running a lot cooler and if i cant find a decent vented disc i will get one that Tony suggested.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander rear brake disc
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Commander rear brake disc

I think i will stick with a vented disc as it does get a bit hot under there with the panniers on and the heat from the exhaust.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander rear brake disc
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Commander rear brake disc

Hi Richard,Thanks for the reply and i will keep looking and with winter coming the bike will not be used a lot.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander rear brake disc
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Commander rear brake disc

Hl,I am looking for a rear vented brake disc (not scored) for a Commander.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander Hot rear brake
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: Commander Hot rear brake

Top man Richard,you were spot on the 15 tho hole was blocked and the rear brake is now running a lot cooler.On the subject of silicon dot 5, a few years ago i restored an 1969 Aston Martin DBS and used Dot 5.The first road test i did the brakes jammed on and would`nt release and on investigation i f...
by paulwolf
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander Hot rear brake
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: Commander Hot rear brake

Hi Richard,Thanks for the reply,I do change the Dot4 every couple of years but the previous owner may not have,I will now remove and clean out the master cylinder,Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander Hot rear brake
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Commander Hot rear brake

My rear brake has always ran hot,i have had the pistons out of the caliper and cleaned them and there is no corrosion on them and the wheel turns freely.I have just been out for a 10 mile run to test the temperature of the caliper & disc with a inferred thermo heat test run and i am getting a readin...
by paulwolf
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander flatspot
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Commander flatspot

Cleaned some more connectors going go to the coils and every other connector i could see with WD40 and after a test ride of 10 miles all seems ok again and ready for the IOM in Aug.Cheers Paul
by paulwolf
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander flatspot
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Commander flatspot

Hi John,Thanks for the reply,If i remember correctly it was ok last year and i noticed the problem when i first rode it this year after not be used for a few months.It happens most of the time when the engine is up to temperature at low revs and the throttle slightly open and if i open the throttle ...
by paulwolf
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander flatspot
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Commander flatspot

Hi Guys ,My commander starts fine and but when it gets to running temperature i have a flat spot and it hesitates just as i opens the throttle,if i open the throttle more the flat spot disappears and the bike picks up and goes.It doesn't seem to happen when the engine is getting up to temperature an...
by paulwolf
Thu May 09, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander head light glass cover
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Re: Commander head light glass cover

Hi Guys,Thanks for the reply's.Paul
by paulwolf
Fri May 03, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander head light glass cover
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Commander head light glass cover

Does anyone have the curved headlight glass cover for sale,the one that is fixed to the fairing,I also have a fiberglass fuel tank cover for a Commander for sale and open to offers.Thanks Paul Wolf 07831446958
by paulwolf
Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Oil leak
Replies: 2
Views: 1308

Re: Oil leak

wust588 wrote:Paul, your diagnosis is probably right, ie the shaft oil seal.From memory, the pt number is 55-0417. ATB.
Thanks for the reply.Do you know if it will do any damage if left?Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Oil leak
Replies: 2
Views: 1308

Oil leak

I have discovered a slight oil leak on my Commander.it seems to be engine oil and is running under the water pump/alternator housing and dripping off of the water drain screw.Anybody know were it might be coming from,Could it be from a crank oil seal?.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: My IP2 for sale
Replies: 15
Views: 5142

Re: My IP2 for sale

Hi Chris .Is the bike still for sell and if it is were do you live.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander panels
Replies: 0
Views: 1527

Commander panels

Wanted,seat and rear panels to change from police commander to Krauser commander.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: starting up on one cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Re: starting up on one cylinder

Hi Richard,I bought a new ign unit from minimagneto and it fixed the problem,Thanks for your help.Paul
by paulwolf
Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: starting up on one cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Re: starting up on one cylinder

Hi Richard,Thanks for the reply,i will check what you said and see how i get on.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: starting up on one cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

starting up on one cylinder

Can anyone help me with the problem on my 1993 Commander,When i start it from cold with full choke it fires on both cylinders then go to one and the rev counters stops working,after about 2 mins the other cylinder comes in and it is then ok untill i stop,even for 5 mins because when i come to start ...
by paulwolf
Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Commander hot rear wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

Re: Commander hot rear wheel

Hi Joe,I will check that bush and i have noticed that my caliper in also not central with the disc,looking at it from the rear it seems to want to come over to the right (or outside),i had to remove the anti squeal plate to get the new pad in.Cheers Paul
by paulwolf
Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Commander hot rear wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

Re: Commander hot rear wheel

Hi Joe,Thanks for the reply,i don`t have a thermometer as you described but i have also checked the bearings not long ago when i had the tyre changed,i dont know if its the heat from the exhaust making it all hot.Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Commander hot rear wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

Commander hot rear wheel

After a run on my L reg Commander i have noticed that the rear wheel,tyre and brake caliper are very hot,i have had the caliper off and cleaned the pistons and it is all free and not binding,the rear chain is not tight and the rear wheel turns freely.Is this normal?Thanks Paul
by paulwolf
Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Starting problems & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

Re: Starting problems & Race bike

The reason the rev ounter doesn't work is because it is triggered from the left coil so it won't work until there are sparks. To be more specific, it's triggered by a feed from the 'ground, low-voltage, side of the coil. Thus, tacho doesn't work = no signal to that coil, and is an almost certain in...
by paulwolf
Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Starting problem & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: Starting problem & Race bike

I will give you a ring Paul.BUT NOC getting all Rotary'd up whatever next lol Very Happy Has anyone pointed out its not a single..... evil Hi,We try to do something differant evey year at the Bristol classic bike show and as i own a Commander i throught a Rotay theme might get peoples attention.Tha...
by paulwolf
Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Starting problem & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: Starting problem & Race bike

hi paulunfortunatly its too far for me to travel, i am risrticting my self to a 3 hr drive as i have to put everything to bed when i get home. i had a rotor mounted on a single rotor shaft with a aro end plate and comander housing it was very popular, the unit worked better when i added a bit of ro...
by paulwolf
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Starting problems & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

Re: Starting problems & Race bike

It all started when the tick over was all over the place and i noticed the left side was sucking in air in the nipple behind the air filter so i blocked that off with a piece of tube,( did i do the correct thing or is the nipple connected somewere with a piece of tube)then the bike ticked over ok.no...
by paulwolf
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Starting problems & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

Re: Starting problems & Race bike

Hi,My Commander has developed a problem when starting from cold,with the choke on,turn the key and it starts on the right hand cylinder,then after about 30 to 40 secs the left cylinder fires up,Its ok when the engine is hot and runs ok,i have fitted 2 new plugs but it`s still the same.Anyone know w...
by paulwolf
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Starting problems & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

Starting problems & Race bike

Hi,My Commander has developed a problem when starting from cold,with the choke on,turn the key and it starts on the right hand cylinder,then after about 30 to 40 secs the left cylinder fires up,Its ok when the engine is hot and runs ok,i have fitted 2 new plugs but it`s still the same.Anyone know wh...
by paulwolf
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Starting problem & Race bike
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Starting problem & Race bike

Hi,My Commander has developed a problem when starting from cold,with the choke on,turn the key and it starts on the right hand cylinder,then after about 30 to 40 secs the left cylinder fires up,Its ok when the engine is hot and runs ok,i have fitted 2 new plugs but it`s still the same.Anyone know wh...