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Old 2nd September 2010, 22:06   #631
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Thats a sweet bike there Bonnie.
Isn't that an RD handle bar with end weights?
Have you upgraded the clutch to the heavy one (500's)..or is it just the cover?
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Thanks Jeeva.
Yes,its a RD350 handle with end weights.
I have upgraded to 500cc clutch plates.
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Hey Bonnie bike looks real stunner man, nice colour. I can see the front disc arrangement on a older shocks, how was that done ? was there any frabrication done ? and how much the total expenses came up to, and what are the advantages of getting 500CC clutch plates ? can you please give us some knowledge on this.
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Old 3rd September 2010, 05:13   #634
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Default Electra 4S 2002

This is my Electra 2002 CDI.
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Old 3rd September 2010, 12:44   #635
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Thats a beautiful looking bike Chetan. This is my steed: Machismo LB 500
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Thanks Madhu, yours is too good. I don't know why, but for me every other Bullet looks better than mine.
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Thanks Madhu, yours is too good. I don't know why, but for me every other Bullet looks better than mine.
Dear Chethan,
Until your bike is mechanically sound you need not worry about other bikes looking better than yours. A great running bike is better on the road than a troubled one standing on the side lane.

Besides this, the bullet gives you a great platform to completely customize your bike the way you want it. All the best. I have a silver 2003 CDI model, same as yours, I'll keep it as long as I can keep her running. Though my C5 is not bad at all
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Dear Chethan,
Until your bike is mechanically sound you need not worry about other bikes looking better than yours. A great running bike is better on the road than a troubled one standing on the side lane.

Besides this, the bullet gives you a great platform to completely customize your bike the way you want it. All the best. I have a silver 2003 CDI model, same as yours, I'll keep it as long as I can keep her running. Though my C5 is not bad at all
Thanks for your words Bradhey.
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Old 3rd September 2010, 21:41   #639
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Hi Alok, reloading the images.
Hi Dallbir, Where did you get the seats done. Must be very comfortable. Can I get the same thing done for my Electra? Also let me know how much does it cost.
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Here the fotos of my bike.Its a 1988 model.
Heavy expenditure carried out!! Silencer is of 500 Std. or CL 350? When a big change made to body, why not dicky, air filter box & silencer are like CL 500?
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Hey Chanu,thanks for the compliment.Their is no need to do any fabrications for fitting a Disc brake upfront.When you buy it,u can ask the shop guys to give you a bracket sort of stuff which needs to be fitted.My total cost for the front disc came to around 7000.
A 500cc clutch plate good pickup,performance and better oil circulation.So your clutch plates will be last longer.
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A 500cc clutch plate good pickup,performance and better oil circulation.So your clutch plates will be last longer.
Nice tip for maintenance. Is it necessary to change the clutch cover also or it may fit with old Std. clutch cover?
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Nice tip for maintenance. Is it necessary to change the clutch cover also or it may fit with old Std. clutch cover?
You might need to change the old clutch cover to the one you see on Bonnie's bike and also the clutch rod. As the 500's clutch has more plates and is wider than the normal one, it will touch the inner walls of the clutch cover.
The bike will have better top end, pickup and smoother gear shifts but will judder at low speeds. This clutch has nice oil grooves around it and oil circulation will be better - clutch slippage will be less and the hard gear shifts in city traffic will not trouble you.
But, if you are the type who love the G2 engine and heavy crank and moving around at 15kmphr in the top gear, it is not recommended. But if you are into touring and long distance cruising, its worth an upgrade.
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Yes,I agree with you Jeeva.
Recently I am having issues with my Flasher.The indicator seems to be flashing fine when the bike is stationery but when I rev the engine,it starts blinking fast than normal.It was working fine till 1500kms.The mechanic tried putting another new one(Swiss company made) and it was giving the same problem.Even I have got Swiss made flasher on my bike.The Mechanic asked me to buy Multilink made one.We put a Multilink flasher from another bike and the indicators were working fine then.I find this problem really weird.Can someone put some light on this issue
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Default bullet electra twin spark 1



Bullet Electra Twin Spark
07/2010 - 3000 Km
between 45 and 50 Km per Liter (cruising speed 50 to 60)
pros:
no problems so far.
comfortable glider.
hi mileage

cons:
rear break lacking accessibility with front fender installed
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