In the bends, the Seca's soft suspension repays a smooth riding style. Any ideas on a fix would be good. Unfortunately, I know next to nothing about motorcycles, but my husband in need of affordable transportation. Again, it'd help if the lever was nearer the twistgrip instead of being a finger-tip stretch. Faults: The motorcycle sat from 1989 until 2003, outside most of that time, with a tarp covering it with a 2 bungee cords and a brick to hold it on.
Allow old oil to drain out and reinsert the screw and tighten. Yes Review Date: 16th June, 2006 An excellent review of a truly amazing bike. We also take appropriate measures to secure the transmission of sensitive personal information from your computer to the Company's computers. The plastic coated security chain squeezed into a compartment above the swing arm pivot won't deter anyone with a decent set of bolt cutters but it's useful for chaining helmets to a wheel while you go shopping or whatever. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests, when we make changes to subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.
You may correct or delete any or all of the personal information you have provided to us at any time. Surprisingly, all it needed was the carbs cleaned, fresh plugs, fresh oil and a battery - and it was running. Rare to see a rider as dedicated to a bike as unpretentious as the Seca Deuce. You will still receive information from Bonnier and its various brands, but we will not share your address information with anyone else. On our websites, we may also use tiny graphic images called pixel tags, web beacons, or clear gifs.
But man, were they cold-blooded. Is this a normal thing with the 92 model or is the rear light stealing power from somewhere? Which meant that the 4. On the road, the Seca 550 was smooth in operation with a large, comfortable seat, light controls and the ability to spin along easily at highway speeds. The weirdest thing about the engine note is the effect on it of a slight misfire which usually manifests itself if moisture gets into the plugs' metal suppressor caps , whereupon the whistle becomes a bubbling noise very akin to the sound of someone farting in a bath. That said, the suspension worked better for solo riding than two-up. These companies may use non-personally-identifying information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Ball bearings used for head bearings wear out.
If the piston is badly corroded it may need replacing. Good luck and have a wonderful day. In the article you wrote that it had shim-under-bucket followers. Luckily only minor damage was incurred by barrows or Honda but, while the barrows were doubtless quickly patched up, the Honda was sidelined by a small scratch on its flyscreen. Here it is the day I rolled it off the trailer: Over the course of many years, many, many iterations and many slow modifications, this is what it looks like. Have sourced a rebuilt pair in good condition — so my forks are sorted now. Due to my lifestyle, my work and where I ride I do need a biggish top box for the Divvy.
Good luck and have a wonderful day. Translated into road terms, it meant the old bike possessed adequate but not startling performance in top fifth gear up to about 70mph and then took its time to reach 90. Some great posts here ~ very informative! See if you can borrow a volt meter and check the voltage on the battery if it reads below 12. Only thing to do is keep the thing at 90mph or more where wind noise and other mechanical rumblings drown out the whistle. View comments, questions and answers at the. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our privacy practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by Bonnier. Some of our websites contain links to other sites.
We use a variety of security measures, including encryption and authentication, to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information. It will make your clutch slip as it has agents to make it too slick for wet clutches. The oil coolers and pipes can get a bit leaky with age too! The two valve per cylinder engine was no technological marvel, but it was reliable and easy to live with. I liked it so much I spent the winter customizing and painting it. Paintwork on the tank and frame looks good but it's pretty thin and tends to start flaking off engine mounts and the front of the metal front mudguard after a few thousand miles. It had many advantages over all of them.