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  1. LTB 97' Blackbird Motor

    Wanted To Buy
    So I did something stupid and ran my bike out of oil. I know.... rookie movie. Now I'm stuck with a bike I never want to give up that needs to be fixed. I have every intention of fixing it so I am currently exploring my options. I bought a 2000 engine thinking it would work but didn't realize...
  2. Help** oil issues, and brake fluid questions

    General CBR XX Discussion
    ok its my second time attempting this type of post, i got a 1999 black bird from my uncle when he passed away, he never rode it and it only has 2,000 miles. so i started with the fuel system to see if it would start at least, cleaned the injectors, new fuel pump...etc. and bam what do you know...
  3. OIL change (20w-50) seems to have solved msytery noise - Maybe not now???

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    I've been chasing an engine/drive chain like noise for a while. Noise occurs under load only. It appeared after a minor self-service - oil and coolant change I changed sprockets and chain - noise still there Changed oil 10w-40 twice - noise still there Several suggestions including exhaust...
  4. Oil Filter

    General CBR XX Discussion
    Hi anyone know how much oil I would loss if I replaced my oil filter? I just crushed a new one after an oil change and need to just replace the filter .... again :(
  5. Stainless steel oil filters....

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    Hi guys. I read here that a couple of birdies use this permanent oil filter:Scotts Performance Products So, applied on my 1997 carbie, can you give me the pros and cons, how to and why I shouldn't? In a nutshell, is it worth the money or it's a gadget to avoid? :huh: Thanks. :thumb:
  6. To soon for synthetic?

    General CBR XX Discussion
    Hi all, I got my '03 Bird last fall with about 300 miles on it and have been running standard Honda Dino oil ever since. Now she's got a little over 6,000 miles on the clock and it's time for oil and filter again. I have been thinking of making the switch to synthetic but I'm not sure if I...
  7. Fork oil change question

    Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    Hi I'm in the process of changing my fork oil. I've drained them both and had them hanging upside down for about 3 hours so far to drain the last drops out. My question is this: When fully drained should the plunger offer any resistance to movement in either direction? The reason I ask is...
  8. What Chain Oil, Wax or Lube do you use?

    Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    As per Title really... :rolleyes: I've structured the choices roughly based upon cost - 11 GBP being the most expensive, down to 4 GBP for the least. Most popular being 9 GBP.
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