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by GerryT
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Water Pump
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Re: Water Pump

Thank you for your reply sounds good news regarding the seals it will save machining worksTim thanks for the offer l am in Kent I have down loaded the manual from Startright and read section C It looks like l have to remove the complete water pump housing to check that the bearings are running smoot...
by GerryT
Mon Sep 28, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Water Pump
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Water Pump

Hi I am now ready to start up my commander after many years of standing i have carried out all the commissioning advice given by the clubspeaking to some commander owners at a NOC rally they advised me to check the water pump , any advice would be welcome
by GerryT
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander rear brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Commander rear brakes

Hi Jerry.I renewed mine a couple of months ago. Replaced it with braided bought over the counter at a Yamaha dealership in Faversham. Can't remember how much it cost but it didn't break the bank. Looking forward to seeing your Commander.Cheers, Mark. Mark are you going to the Detling show if so do ...
by GerryT
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander rear brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Commander rear brakes

Thank you for the information l now have a brake line on orderGerry
by GerryT
Mon Mar 02, 2015 11:34 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander rear brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Commander rear brakes

I am overhauling the braking system to my 1989 commander the front is now completed with new disc's , pads and overhaul kitsthe rear brake calipar and master cylinder is XJ900 fittings which l can get overhaul kits for, but I would like to renew the brake line would a XJ900f brake line fit the comma...
by GerryT
Tue Nov 04, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Filling rotor chambers with oil laying up
Replies: 5
Views: 2033

Filling rotor chambers with oil laying up

Can anybody advise me the best way to oil the rotor chambersthe bike will be off the road untill next year and has not been used for a whilewhat l would like to know isWhat oil do l useHow much oil do put in the chamberThe best way to distribute it in the chamberAny other adviceStill on a learning c...
by GerryT
Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander wiring
Replies: 14
Views: 4208

Re: Commander wiring

Thank you all for the useful information l now have a good idea which way to go, if l get stuck l will put a posting on for advice
by GerryT
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander wiring
Replies: 14
Views: 4208

Re: Commander wiring

Hello Gerry, If I were altering the wiring on a Commander I'd move the ignition coils to a better location to keep them away from the water spray from the front wheel and also bypass the ballast resistor and use 12volt coils. Some Commander owners have issues in the rain and some don't, I did on my...
by GerryT
Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander wiring
Replies: 14
Views: 4208

Re: Commander wiring

All the police wiring will have been incorporated into the harness when it was made. This will involve removing all the wrapping/sleeving and rewrapping after you have removed what is surplus. I replaced my IP2 harness with one from Graham at Startright. Your differences to that will be the instrum...
by GerryT
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander wiring
Replies: 14
Views: 4208

Commander wiring

I am about to remove and tidy up all the redundant wiring from an ex police 1989 commander (all police fitting have been removed but not the wiring)are there any do's and dont's as to what i should doI have a copy of the wiring dia from the Startright site thanks Gerry
by GerryT
Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: spares shop
Replies: 1
Views: 946

spares shop

HiI have been given a password for the shop but have been unsucessfull logging into it,each time it is says it needs verifying and stays as that, is this correct or am I doing something wrong, can anyone advise on this matter please.Gerry T
by GerryT
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: general discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Classic TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1470

Re: Classic TT

Classic TT only caught the last few miniutes off it but it looked good it Very Happy is repeated again on Monday ITV4
by GerryT
Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: Malcolm can you help, new commander owner
Replies: 0
Views: 1526

Malcolm can you help, new commander owner

Hi MalcolmI am trying to find any past history or service records for my commander G291NTV, engine no 4121, milage 46,000.I have been in contact with Richard who has informed me that on 27/04/89 it was delivered to Derbyshire police but nothing further than that, I would be grateful for your help.Ma...