Recent content by MitchMk3

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    Oil cooler

    What paint did you use to paint the rocker cover and cooler? It looks like a really good finish.
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Thanks for the tips. I found that having the pinch bolts done up tight enough to stop the fork spinning made all the difference. I had to take the brake hose bracket off that side to tighten the pinch bolt enough. After struggling with reinstalling the first side I used the bolt that holds the...
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    The new rear shocks are on but not yet tested. Had to swap bushes over between the original and the new shocks as they arrived with 10mm bushes. I have had a go at adding some front fork preload but need some help. I got the top yoke off without too much trouble. I just have no idea how to undo...
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Looks like a trip to bunnings will sort it out, thanks!
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Some front preload is definitely part of the plan. Just not sure the best method to do it?
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Thanks Crazy and Swamp. I have ordered some of the Mostyn shocks. Hopefully they're an improvement over the stock items. I can't justify the price of the Ikon shocks but I don't doubt they are worth the money.
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Crazy is this something like your Ikon shocks? http://motociclo.com.au/products/bikes-related-items/bike-spares/royal-enfield/electra/ikon-rear-suspension-ace-125-skyteam In regards to the Mostyn shocks were they much of a difference to stock and did you use these...
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    Rear Shock Absorber recommendations

    Hi All, I just picked up my Ace yesterday and am already planning some upgrades. I would like to know what rear shock absorbers people are using and what has been found to work well. There are lots of cheap options (<$100) but knowing if any of those work well is another matter. There are of...
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