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alternator problem
« on: August 24, 2019, 02:29:23 PM »
 :blu13  :'( My beloved ST has after 230,000 kilometers finally had a fatal illness. Upon finding the alternator has failed (normally a reasonable easy fix) has since turned into a freaking nightmare. After removing the parts needed to get to the alternator through the front of the bike, I discovered my motor littered with pink crystal-like substance coating the top of the motor  :eek over time the liquid has leaked from various places in the cooling system and formed a nice pink coating on the top of the motor. Also, the Airbox has had the screws over tightened and resulted in just 2 screws left holding the Airbox together  :o Plug connecting thermostat sensor has bare wires. Hence now I need to delve deeper and find if there are more problems.
Although I am reasonably happy to have picked up a 2008 motor with approximately 90-100,000k from a wrecked  :13Candy  :eek :grin only minus the throttle body... So hopefully with some jiggling and juggling AND time, the blue BeaST will have a younger heart transplant and be back on the road EVENTUALLY :X Currently printing the 638-page manual the assist me as I have a limited knowledge base in my brain at the moment.
So wish me luck guys, will keep you updated.  :blu13left
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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 05:58:49 PM »
That will keep you entertained for a while - See you in Summer  :fp :thumb
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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2019, 06:50:24 PM »
An impressive list to go through.  Good luck
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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2019, 03:30:44 PM »
 :blu13 Well progress so far, Tank, Airbox, Throttle body removed. Also cooling systems including the Radiator. Next remove Alternator, seat adjustment,
 secondary fuel tank and assorted wiring. Then comes the removal of engine bolts enough until ready to remove motor  >:() :think1  :X :grin  :blu13left to be continued...
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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2019, 08:04:52 PM »
It is a massive project mate, you and your girl are doing an awesome job, keep it up :thumbsup

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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2019, 09:29:08 PM »
Thanks mate, learning curve for both of us

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Re: alternator problem
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2019, 08:38:33 PM »
Arrived today. Looks really good. Manual all printed now

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Honda MT250 Elsinore, Honda 750 four F1
Kawasaki Z650, Kawasaki Z1R Mk ll (mint green)
FJ1200 Yamaha 1995, Kawasaki Z1100
Kawasaki Z1000, FJ1200 Yamaha 1995
FJ1200 Yamaha 1992, FJR1300 Yamaha 2004
ST1300 Honda 2004, FJ1200 Yamaha 1990


My ride:2004 ST1300
BLUE IS BEST
"RIDE IT"