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by GerryT
Sun Mar 24, 2024 10:19 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Short Rotary Film
Replies: 4
Views: 2152

Re: Short Rotary Film

Great film didn’t know there were so many different models
by GerryT
Sat Mar 23, 2024 11:05 am
Forum: calendar dates and announcements
Topic: Nortons at Dover transport museum
Replies: 0
Views: 697

Nortons at Dover transport museum

Nortons at Dover transport museum Sunday 21 July 2024
10.30 to 3 pm
If you turn up on a Norton park on the exhibition lawn
you and your pillion will get free entry
They have a lovely classic rotary on show see web site
dovertransportmuseum.org.uk
by GerryT
Sun Aug 13, 2023 8:04 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Gearbox oil
Replies: 4
Views: 23256

Gearbox oil

Reading past info on gearbox oil it seems 140 weight is good , should this be Gl 4 or GL5
Would this quite down 3rd gear at the moment I am using 75/90 weight
Thank you
by GerryT
Wed May 31, 2023 1:30 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: E 5 or E10
Replies: 7
Views: 20095

Re: E 5 or E10

Thank you looks like E5 the best to use but if need be I can use E10 occasionally if I can’t find E5
by GerryT
Sun May 28, 2023 8:02 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: E 5 or E10
Replies: 7
Views: 20095

E 5 or E10

After many years I am ready to start using my Commander once I have the MOT
Can these engines run on E5 and or E10 ?
by GerryT
Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 10811

Re: tyres

thank you l now have some choices to look at
by GerryT
Sat Dec 18, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 10811

tyres

What would be the best tyres to fit to a commander riding two up touring
could l have your opinion /choice please
by GerryT
Sat May 15, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: clutch locking tool
Replies: 5
Views: 5442

Re: clutch locking tool

Thank you for the offer of your locking tools very kind of you this is what makes the club what it is
l have tried Startright method of removing clutch and it works, clutch removed engine out and off to be molyed
by GerryT
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: clutch locking tool
Replies: 5
Views: 5442

Re: clutch locking tool

You don't need a locking tool to remove clutch hub remove the circlip and bearing while the clutch is in place you can get to the nut just lock the fly wheel job done thank you Startrite for the infro
by GerryT
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: clutch locking tool
Replies: 5
Views: 5442

Re: clutch locking tool

Thank you will try and contact Startrite to see if i can buy a couple of used ones
by GerryT
Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: clutch locking tool
Replies: 5
Views: 5442

clutch locking tool

does anyone know if the commando clutch locking tool fits the commander clutch thank you
by GerryT
Wed May 06, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Electronic ignition types
Replies: 3
Views: 3816

Re: Electronic ignition types

Thanks John was on the I.O.W last year hopefully might be this year ?
Been on the web site looks good
by GerryT
Tue May 05, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Electronic ignition types
Replies: 3
Views: 3816

Electronic ignition types

My commander has the original boyer and l have problems trying to get the tick over under 2000 rpm not sure if it is retarding when up to temp
what other ignitions are on the market with there pros and con
by GerryT
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Water Pump
Replies: 5
Views: 6980

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: 6980

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: 6390

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: 6390

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: 6390

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: 9833

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: 18377

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: 18377

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: 18377

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: 18377

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: 3407

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: 6172

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: 4418

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...