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Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-01-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By StarBoy
Yes he was ...retired machinist.

Yes he was ...retired machinist.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   05-31-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By StarBoy
just to let members know if they don't already,...

just to let members know if they don't already, that Valerio passed this week ..suspected cardiac arrest...R.I.P.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   12-03-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,788
Posted By StarBoy
Just to update you after a season riding with the...

Just to update you after a season riding with the hand wings I really think that they are a marvellous addition to the bike.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   11-01-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,761
Posted By StarBoy
Really sorry to hear this Stig...very annoying to...

Really sorry to hear this Stig...very annoying to shell out so much cash on a ''quality product'' only to get shafted when you have a complaint...thinking of going German myself...Good Luck
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   09-16-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Few more ...

Few more
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/th_732.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/?action=view&current=732.jpg)...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   09-16-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-01...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/th_718.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/?action=view&current=718.jpg)Trip went well...here's a few pics,...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   07-11-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Just to update you all. I finally got the bike...

Just to update you all. I finally got the bike back from Bikeworld as per above,everything was done as promised and I took it home.Maybe it is just my imagination but the bike seems to be handleing...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-30-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Correct on all counts, Bala may have stuck to his...

Correct on all counts, Bala may have stuck to his guns and held out until he was satisfied.Fair play to him if he did, but I was just so relieved that the cost was not prohibitive and that I should...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-29-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Well I don't want to count any chickens yet but...

Well I don't want to count any chickens yet but their response was instant really.I only got the bike up there on Saturday and Ger put in the claim on Tuesday, got the go-ahead today.I just hope that...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-29-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Update

Latest is that I talked to Ger today and Kawasaki are stumping up for 60% of the cost of the parts (40% depreciation since 07).This amounts to 200 euro for me as well as labour, roughly another 200...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-25-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Don't mind at all,mostly only tour myself and do...

Don't mind at all,mostly only tour myself and do not fancy tackleing the Stelvio Pass unsure of what I'm sitting on. Interested to hear what your dealer says after contacting Kawasaki.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-24-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Similar to bagman (1400gtr forum) same...

Similar to bagman (1400gtr forum) same circumstances.Had to cut the wheel off..whole new back end ....under warranty though.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-24-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Light came on on the motorway from Galway ''at a...

Light came on on the motorway from Galway ''at a good pace'' slowded down used brakes to check them,went on about a mile to get a safe place to stop.Could have been going for a while even before I...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-24-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Not Pretty ...

Not Pretty
http://http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/th_DSC00632.jpg...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-24-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Few Photos

http://http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm47/StarBoy-014/http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-24-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
I admire your optimism but I have a bad...

I admire your optimism but I have a bad feeling...maybe that's just me and my age! All I can do is wait and see.
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-23-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Just to update you I'm going to bring the bike to...

Just to update you I'm going to bring the bike to Ger on Saturday and leave it with him...I'm thinking one way or the other the bike has to be repaired so i intend to ask him to file a warranty claim...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-22-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Ok..so you think contacting Kawasaki uk at this...

Ok..so you think contacting Kawasaki uk at this stage is not on..I want to try and resolve this as quickly as possible with no towing and frowing...(need to get on that boat)
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-22-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
I looked at the owners manual and it states that...

I looked at the owners manual and it states that the wheel bearings should be inspected for damage at the 7500 miles service.The previous owner has contacted the bikeshop where he got this service...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-21-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Called Ger in Bikeworld (main dealer) and he told...

Called Ger in Bikeworld (main dealer) and he told me that Kawasaki would straight away look for a main Kawasaki dealer service record before they would countenance work outside warranty.Rang the...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-20-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Hi Bala...don't know what way to approach...

Hi Bala...don't know what way to approach this...my local garage (RPM) or contact shop with the big windows as they are the main dealers in Ireland.As I said earlier the bike was bought private but...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-20-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Hi John D,thanks for your suggestion. I'm worried...

Hi John D,thanks for your suggestion. I'm worried from reading similar reports that the entire back end including the wheel is now shot (it's going to the mechanic tomorrow) .My bike was imported...
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-20-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Jeebus..I think you're right.Looked at it there...

Jeebus..I think you're right.Looked at it there spacer, looks like it has boiled and brake calliper eroded .Only 20,000km but out of warranty ..what do I do:banghead
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   06-20-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By StarBoy
Abs light

ABS light came on yesterday while away in the West of Ireland bike shops closed today, anyone got any ideas? :headscratch
Forum: GTR 1400 Forum   05-17-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,887
Posted By StarBoy
Looks good allright wonder does it fit pre 10...

Looks good allright wonder does it fit pre 10 model. Hand wings are great by the way as are the Z8s
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