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#1 Post by fatboy » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:50 pm

When you speak to someone in the Parts dept they actually knew what the fuck you are talking about ?
When you say " I need the small fiddly oil seal that lives on the slave cylinder end of the clutch push rod"
they say 'Yes, in stock' it arrives and its a massive plastic bush.
Repeat the above and an "o" ring arrives big enough to drive a lorry through :smt009 .
After an extensive view of the parts micro fishy thing a "seal ring " was ordered after being told there are no seals in that parts diagram.....
Wouldn't be surprised if a frying pan arrives.....
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#2 Post by BikerGran » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:33 pm

I used to get that with parts for my old Kwak if I went to the Kawasaki place. If I ordered from somewhere like Wemoto I got exactly what I needed - makes no sense!

Well apart from the fact the guys in the Kwak shop were only interested in selling new bikes........
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#3 Post by katie1 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:30 pm

Just in case you get the frying pan/washing machine seal, have you tried Premier Bikes in Wooton?

http://www.premierbikes.com/contact-us

I've been lucky (in terms of advice, that is!) talking to their mechanics and getting sound advice
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#4 Post by fatboy » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:08 pm

Thanks for that katie, always makes it easier if you can talk to the organ grinder rather than the monkey. Seems I've spoken to a few monkies .
Seal arrived and it is the right one, process of elimination, 3 seals in the Parts list, third choice, right part.......
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#5 Post by D-Rider » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:05 am

Look up the part number before ordering.
It doesn't eliminate these issues but it certainly helps.
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