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  1. excollier

    The ever greater intrusion on freedom....

    It would be naïve to think government won't find a nefarious use for it
  2. excollier

    The ever greater intrusion on freedom....

    They are already beginning to incorporate remotely operated "kill switches" into some new cars. Who would you like to be in control of your vehicle? Certainly not the EUSSR.... It's big government interference, nothing less
  3. excollier

    The ever greater intrusion on freedom....

    If you think this is ever a good idea...I suggest you go lock yourself in your room https://www.advrider.com/eu-regulators-now-mandate-motorcycle-manufacturers-to-include-cybersecurity-features/
  4. excollier

    Exhaust Stud Replacement??

    btw, the inner exhaust nut on mine seized, I couldn't budge it. My local bike mechanic managed to remove it but the stud broke - he got it extracted and a new one fitted. Forgot to ask if he used copper grease - I'll ask him tomorrow
  5. excollier

    Exhaust Stud Replacement??

    Well most copper grease is rated to 1100C, would that be good enough? Not sure how hot it gets at that point, but maybe not that hot. https://delta-adhesives.co.uk/lubricants-2/ That link shows both copper and aluminium anti-seize grease, rated to 1100C
  6. excollier

    Torque wrench settings, Min & Max

    Just a moment.....
  7. excollier

    Himalayan 452 ease of maintenance?

    I'm pretty sure that the guy who had a big part in the engine design said himself, on launch day, on video that the shims were under bucket. If I'm wrong, my apologies. Edit He didn't, I'm wrong, but the first shim check is 10k km followed by 20k, 40k and 60k km.....
  8. excollier

    Honda Himalayan?

    Hondalayan
  9. excollier

    Changing rear seat to luggage rack

    Looks good, way stronger than Hitchcock's junk platform
  10. excollier

    Changing rear seat to luggage rack

    I bought the Hitchcock's platform. I'll fitting junk, and broke all too easily, ask @thecivvie, he saw it break
  11. excollier

    Changing rear seat to luggage rack

    Ask @Scott Free for a pic of his bike. Thinking of doing something similar. Already removed the pillion pegs
  12. excollier

    New tools

    they have served very well over the years for partially rounded bolt heads
  13. excollier

    Weekend Fun

    for more heat
  14. excollier

    Weekend Fun

    I once went to the Dragon Rally, early '80s. It was very cold and pissing down, mud everywhere. We just wrapped ourselves in our tents and slept in the mud. Never again
  15. excollier

    Rear Tyre sizes....

    The 120/90 is the correct size, most stick with kit
  16. excollier

    New Himalayan FAQ Thread

    Actually, no, inlet should be 0.08 - 0.1
  17. excollier

    Weekend Fun

    Sticky, slippery muddy grass.....hell on earth
  18. excollier

    New Himalayan FAQ Thread

    Yes
  19. excollier

    New tools

    About 30 years ago I bought this set of spanners, they have proved their worth many times
  20. excollier

    More on rattly tappets.....

    Tried to get a picture, kinda tricky but here is my exhaust tappet....
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