A fire-salvage bike? How bad can it be?
A bent frame on a car, which in most cases these days is of the Unibody design, usually spells out death for the vehicle. The same medical condition on a bike however may not have the same end result.
Welcome back to part two of the ZX-7 story: The Transmission that Ate My Wallet.
Sometimes a project takes considerable more time than you first planned on.
Sonic tackles Yamaha’s classic air-cooled V-twin.
Have you ever had one of those days? If you have, then you’d know what kind of a month it’s been.
My flame adorned purple VW Fox, (the eyesore of Ajax) dumped all its rad fluid whilst on the way to the fix-it shop to check why I couldn’t get the temperature gauge to function. Needless to say without coolant or any way to monitor the engines temperature I didn’t realize there was a problem until #3 piston parted company with its connecting rod.
It’s now half way through June and it seems that summer has at last arrived, but what about spring? I mean one minute I’m freezing out there and the next day it’s summer! Oh well, best make the most of it.
I’ve often made mention of the $10.00 part, buried deep within the engine of an otherwise perfect bike, screwing up. The end result is much grief trying to get at said $10.00 part, resulting in much expense to the owner.
Sonic wrenches on Honda’s first V-twin.
How does Sonic pass the winter? With a wrench in hand …