Also bear in mind some parts will have a thin chrome plating layer which is easily removed. Anyway, good article keep up the good work Motorcycle Classics is America's premier magazine for collectors and enthusiasts, dreamers and restorers, newcomers and life long motorheads who love the sound and the beauty of classic bikes. Carburetion is by 26mm carburetors. But it took at least five miles before the engine warmed sufficiently to behave itself. If you prefer not to receive postal communication from other companies, you may choose to remove yourself from any postal mailing lists that we provide to third parties for marketing purposes by sending us an e-mail at , or writing us at P.
So the engine liked to be revved, but it was also reported to be docile in traffic. Additionally the maintenace table show's you change the oil in the first month and the 6 month mark of purchase and every 6 months there after. ? Our production test bike liked a lot of choke in the morning, but once it was warm it ran fine: there was not a hint of carburetion glitches. 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. The Seca has been around a while, is a smooth, well finished piece of kit, offering rakish good looks with its slanted-forward engine and single-color paint scheme. Any suggestions or advise welcome, DaveP How do you manage to change an oil filter without dropping the exhausts? Hello, I have a 1995 Diversion and have serviced the carbs. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
The brake on the front was a 12. There was a two piece tool to get the shims out. This might include, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, gender, and birth date. Some of the features and services of Bonnier websites may not operate properly if your cookies are disabled. Footrests are slightly rearset — not quite far enough back for sustained high speed bashes but comfortable enough for normal use up to around 80 per. Im biting the bullet and getting a can made but I dont know what the measurements or… pretty much anything for that matter apart from its a 4-1 system Taa muchly for any advice and help Well, if your having a can made the metal fabricator should be able to make the can to fit the bike? If the piston is badly corroded it may need replacing.
Good luck and have a wonderful day. Before we share your sensitive personal information outside of the previously listed circumstances, we will ask you for permission first. The engine is a tad buzzy at low and high rpm. The sportier version won out. Many Bonnier websites include community features, such as online forums and message boards. Single disc brakes at both ends offer plenty of stopping power, provided you give the span-adjustable front brake lever a healthy tug.
Now coming up to 40k and still runs great. The low-geared Bandit buzzes its handlebars irritatingly with high-pitched secondary vibration at higher freeway speeds, while the Seca is much smoother at speed. Where its competition uses 400cc inline-Four or 500cc parallel-Twin engines, the Seca boasts a 600cc inline-Four. The more exuberant might easily double that. If it is a failed engine gasket causing the leak and you know nothing about motorbikes, I would suggest you check with a local bike garage as to how much replacing the gasket would cost? To aid weight distribution and to give the fuel mixture a straight shot from carbs to combustion chambers, the cylinders were canted forward 35 degrees.
Love how simple they are, not one piece of emissions. The discs work very well in the wet, too. Or maybe — sudden thought— it's actually jap late-'70s-classic. The idea was to create extra swirl in the combustion chamber and therefore more efficient combustion. ? The Seca 550 punched above its weight on the strip, too. This one ran and I rode it the some-70 miles from Parker to Boulder. Any ideas on a fix would be good.
View comments, questions and answers at the. We do not use your personal information to make automated decisions. If you consider buying this bike, you should view the list of Look at photos. My only peve has been the stock mufflers, which rusted from the inside out 2 pair several years after getting the bike, which were replaced with a 4 into 1 header. Either that or the starter motor is faulty. In those three-months, the bike took a 23-year step backward. Good luck and have a nice day.