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by Dean-Harris
Tue May 07, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander head light glass cover
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: Commander head light glass cover

Last time I looked Startright had some secondhand ones available.
by Dean-Harris
Thu May 02, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander will not idle when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Re: Commander will not idle when hot

I had a few spare minutes today so I removed my carbs and replaced the o rings on the inlet pipes and all but one of the small rings on the idle bypass pipes. First question, how the heck do you replace the engine side small print on the idle bypass tube, I can just about see it let alone get to it ...
by Dean-Harris
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander will not idle when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Re: Commander will not idle when hot

Thank you, I do have a manual. It appears to say adjust the idle using the air screws on the inlet manifolds in front of the cards. But my bike just doesn’t seem to respond as it says it should in the manual.
I have a rebuild kit from Andover. I will install that and check for air leaks as suggested.
by Dean-Harris
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander will not idle when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Re: Commander will not idle when hot

Thanks for the advice I will look carefully at the Startrite web site. One point “ I did off to overhaul it” are you from Startrite? If so I have checked my emails and found nothing that said bike was not idling. I would have happily paid for that if it had needed it. We had time constraints so you ...
by Dean-Harris
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Commander will not idle when hot
Replies: 12
Views: 651

Commander will not idle when hot

Hi, I am a returning commander owner. Had a new one in 1989 and have just bought one again. The bike starts and runs well, pulls great and has amazed a few friends who have modern bikes with how ell it can get a move on. I have cured a few problems one might associate with a bike shipped to Australi...
by Dean-Harris
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: New member say hello
Replies: 1
Views: 314

New member say hello

Hi all, I live in NSW Australia and have just purchased a Commander from the UK whichI am shipping to Australia as we speak. I had a Commander in 89 new from Carl Rosner in Croydon. I rode the bike through France and Italy one long lazy summer and enjoyed it immensely. I want to have an interesting ...
by Dean-Harris
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Commander bodywork
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: Commander bodywork

Hi are these panels still available.
Thanks
Dean