KOTM Aug 2007 chriskat1100

Welcome to the KatRiders.com forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   KatRiders.com > Service Department > Mechanics 101

Mechanics 101 Can't get it to run right? Find a trick to add HP?
From the first oil change to completely rebuilding the engine,
this is the place to talk about the heart of the beast!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-13-2017, 08:09 AM   #71
Mrontime's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 206


Happens from going too tight on the fork bolts, dont be an ape putting the new front together, its actually super easy to break the clamp parts on the forks. Sounds kinda like a money pit. If you bought original forks from ebay may as well get seals and oil and maybe even bushings and go back together right and good instead of leaking or maybe even out of oil.
Its easy to be a busy fool.
Mrontime is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 05:30 AM   #72
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: fleet,uk
Posts: 70


yer previous owner ape'd the pinch bolt, evidence was the crappy filler and paint that was ontop of it when it fell out.

to be fair besides my time which is free (unless you talk to my mrs of course, she will say other wise) i have not spent too much money on this yet.
parts list=

trike 750 GBP
tank 50 GBP
new windscreen 5 GBP
new front bearings 5 GBP
numerous bolts and fairing bolts 30 GBP
shocks complete 50 GBP (oil seals are intacked)
exhaust is solid, just where the headers go into the collector needs welding or clamping as they are loose no rust.

so unless theres more suprises, almost positive there will be.

Last edited by maughanorama; 09-15-2017 at 05:25 AM..
maughanorama is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  KatRiders.com > Service Department > Mechanics 101


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Katriders.com, Copyright ©2004 - 2018

Like Cigars? Check out Vitola.org