Barricade - Yamaha FZ-16


Joined
Jan 7, 2019
Messages
3
Likes
2
Location
Ahmedabad
Never used the Bosch. Many were complaining of overheating issues with it. Been using G-Power since almost the same year I bought the bike. Bike cranks easily at any cold temp comparing stock. Apart from that nothing really noticeable. It's maintenance free. Fit it, forget it. No cleaning or gap adjustment needed.
Yup, thanks for the reply, I upgraded the spark plug from stock to NGK GPower CPR8EAGP. After upgrading, the initial Rpm have reducec from 2500 to almost 2000 but I had observed a very good change in the throttle response which has become more crisp now and the acceleration is more linear.

Also, I am going to change my front tyre and earlier I had already changed the rear to Michelin Pilot Street Radial 140/70-17 and they are a joy to ride. I am confused if 110/70-17 would better fit the front alloys. Does this combination affect the Rake and stance of the bike? I think it will exert more load on the front shockers.
 

Attachments

Thread Starter #347
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
Also, I am going to change my front tyre and earlier I had already changed the rear to Michelin Pilot Street Radial 140/70-17 and they are a joy to ride. I am confused if 110/70-17 would better fit the front alloys. Does this combination affect the Rake and stance of the bike? I think it will exert more load on the front shockers.
Not much difference in ride height, more planted and bit heavy.
 
Thread Starter #349
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
Fork Overhaul

One of the forks started leaking and decided to overhaul both sides completely.

Fork Oil Seal - 4EB-23145-01 - ₹ 250.00 x 2

Compared with old snaps and found GT had the same ones, exact same. RE packing ₹ 315.00 and hard to get.

2019-01-12 07-12-55.JPG

2019-01-12 07-13-59.JPG
2019-01-12 07-14-19.JPG
2019-01-12 07-14-35.JPG


Changed spring also this time.

Front Fork Spring - 21C-F3141-00 - ₹ 80.00 x 2

2019-01-12 07-17-13.JPG

2019-01-12 07-17-37.JPG
2019-01-12 07-18-28.JPG


Endurance Fork Oil - 350 ml - ₹ 100.00 x 3.
350 x 3. Needs 460 x 2.
Couldn't get Motul as there seems shortage of it and all were stocking KBX and Endurance.

2019-01-12 07-20-19.JPG

2019-01-12 07-20-33.JPG


Changed dust seal in one of the forks. Lost the snaps somewhere.

Fork Dust Seal - 4EB231440000 - ₹ 205.00
Snap Ring - 21CF31561000 - ₹ 7.00

Removed forks and got it changed at our regular Honda FNG, Vinayak Honda. Charged ₹ 450.00.

Total damage - ₹ 1672.00

2019-01-12 07-24-21.JPG

2019-01-15 19-08-45.JPG

2019-01-15 19-08-57.JPG


Removing these 2 bolts after removing mudguard and brakes removes the fork without touching headlight and all.

2019-01-15 19-11-18.JPG
2019-01-15 19-11-45.JPG


Assembling back.

2019-01-15 19-55-54.JPG


Done.

2019-01-15 20-15-10.JPG


Carb Cleaning update:

Throttle was getting stuck and found that butterfly was getting stuck. Disassembled and lubed both side pivots of butterfly and working now perfectly. Now throttle is smooth and carb response is better. Flying past 6k rpm is breeze.
 
Last edited:
Thread Starter #350
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
Got new pair of brake pads. Old one had enough life left, but has became hard and started chipping off.

Brake Pad Kit - 2GS-W0045-0000 - ₹ 166.00

Pads are from FZ v2. Got 3 grooves instead of 1.

2019-01-15 23-57-40.JPG
2019-01-15 23-59-06.JPG
2019-01-15 23-59-51.JPG
2019-01-16 00-00-30.JPG


Disc pad pin kit. Got the entire kit for ₹ 45.00 from a local shop.

2019-01-22 21-21-51.JPG
2019-01-22 21-22-30.JPG
 
Thread Starter #351
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
Minda Electronic Indicator Flasher. Works well with LED indicators with proper flash rates, avoiding the need for ballast resistors. Minda ones were actually better than local ones with similar pricing. No relay ticking noise. Even the speedometer indicator works fine without skipping a blink. Paid ₹ 95.00.

2019-01-23 21-25-51.jpg
2019-01-23 21-40-28.JPG
2019-01-23 21-40-58.JPG
2019-01-23 21-41-16.JPG
2019-01-23 21-42-09.JPG
2019-01-23 21-42-23.JPG
 
Thread Starter #352
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
January 2019:

1.3L. Steady monthly usage of 1-1.2k.

2019-01-26 09-42-00.jpg


Shell Advance Ultra 15W50. Was already tempted to try out and it goes for 2/3rd the price in Flipkart. MRP ₹ 1051.00, got for ₹ 649.00.

2019-02-22 21-28-53.jpg
2019-02-22 21-30-44.jpg


Bar code - Immature way of hiding the manufacturing date.

2019-02-22 21-31-13.jpg


Nothing comes free, obviously a bit old, but not enough to be concerned.

2019-03-20 23-28-34.jpg


Oil Filter - 21C-E3440-00 - ₹ 44.00
Priced bumped a bit, used to be ₹40. Made by MAHLE. There was Varroc make available at ₹28.

2019-02-24 12-34-49.jpg

2019-02-24 14-26-38.jpg


Oil change time.

2019-02-24 13-45-26.jpg
2019-02-24 14-28-12.jpg


Air Filter - 21C-E4450-00 - ₹ 204.00
Air filter prices wax and wanes depending on stock. Now the lowest.

2019-02-24 12-36-46.jpg
2019-02-24 14-49-27.jpg
2019-02-24 14-50-11.jpg
 
Thread Starter #355
Joined
Sep 11, 2009
Messages
1,645
Likes
905
Location
Trivandrum
March 2019:

While washing, saw rear sprocket oil seal popping out. Despite multiple attempts, it wasn't fitting back properly. Removed wheel and checked and to my horror, the bearing was done. Don't remember replacing it. It was Sunday and no lathe was open to remove or buy new bearing. With tight schedules, taking off nor parking the bike was possible.

2019-03-10 12-18-32.jpg


With many things running in mind, took a 1/2 inch socket and banged and the bearing popped out.

2019-03-10 13-18-08.jpg

2019-03-10 12-49-20.jpg
2019-03-10 12-49-33.jpg


It was an NBC (Birla) make, model 6004 LH.

2019-03-10 13-13-12.jpg


Rushed to the usual spare guy, who is open on Sundays. Voila and there was equivalent SKF bearing. Price was almost double the NBC make.
Model: SKF 6004-2RS1
Paid ₹ 230.00 (MRP₹ 239.00)

2019-03-10 13-15-00.jpg
2019-03-10 13-13-52.jpg
2019-03-10 13-14-01.jpg
2019-03-10 13-14-06.jpg


The bearing.

2019-03-10 13-15-28.jpg


Cleaned and ready for install.

2019-03-10 13-17-59.jpg


Place the bearing and gently tap it in. Use old bearing or a wooden block to spread the force. Don't hit on the inner ring as it can displace the balls/damage the bearing.

2019-03-10 13-18-56.jpg


Used rubber mallet. Don't bang with your regular iron hammer.

2019-03-10 13-21-21.jpg


Voila. Install complete.

2019-03-10 13-21-04.jpg


Put back the old oil seal. It was deformed at places, though was intact and serves its purpose. Not happy with its torn look and itching to replace it as soon as possible.

2019-03-10 13-50-02.jpg
 
Top Bottom