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  1. Derek replied to the thread 1299 Simulating Speed On 1299.

    See post #2

    Feb 20, 2019 at 4:06 PM
  2. Derek replied to the thread 1299 Simulating Speed On 1299.

    It should be possible to attach a frequency generator to the rear wheel sensor. Possibly 5V p-p, a suitable frequency would need to be...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  3. Derek replied to the thread S4r Crankcase Breather Valve.

    That doesn't look like the standard breather valve to me. The OEM ones are crimped together, have a reed valve with a drain hole in them...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 9:37 AM
  4. Derek replied to the thread 2012 1200s Multistrada Rear Lights Half Working.

    They can be opened up, faulty LEDs replaced and resealed. I did it to a 2010 model a few years ago.

    Feb 19, 2019 at 9:36 AM
  5. Derek replied to the thread Spark Plug Torque.

    If I remember right, many spark plug manufacturers, certainly NGK, give a tightening spec on the box. It is usually something like hand...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  6. Derek replied to the thread Oil Pressure Switch Weep.

    £27.20 is what you'd expect from a main dealer but £10 postage!

    Feb 16, 2019 at 2:54 PM
  7. Derek replied to the thread Oil Pressure Switch Weep.

    Oil pressure switch for current models Oil pressure switch for older models

    Feb 16, 2019 at 2:23 PM
  8. Derek replied to the thread Fuelling Woes.

    Good to hear you've found it. The bad electrical connection explains the random intermittent nature.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 11:51 AM
  9. Derek replied to the thread Oil Pressure Switch Weep.

    ... and the same electrical connection. The older switches from the '90s were the same but had a 1/4" blade terminal, same as VW Polo.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  10. Derek rated chrisw's post Agree in the thread Oil Pressure Switch Weep.

    Vauxhall Agila one fitted to my 999. Cheap as chips off eBay.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 10:17 AM
  11. Derek replied to the thread 1260 Blistered Stator Cover.

    The picture is a bit close up to see which part of the engine it is but it looks like an alternator cover with blistered paint, almost...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 4:32 PM
  12. Derek replied to the thread 749 Error Code's 37.3 + 38.0.

    For anyone who is interested here is a bit about the diode that is fitted to many relays :...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  13. Derek liked Ryan's post in the thread 749 Error Code's 37.3 + 38.0.

    Fitted the old Relay back in and she fired up! She's ALIVE!!!!!! Thanks to everyone who pitched in and helped I have learned alot...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 11:02 AM
  14. Derek replied to the thread 749 Error Code's 37.3 + 38.0.

    Only in some instances, this may be one of them. The diode doesn't prevent current flowing in this case but effectively shorts out the...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 10:07 AM
  15. Derek replied to the thread 749 Error Code's 37.3 + 38.0.

    I'm not sure about the dash but if the ECU earth is disconnected there is definitely no fuel pump relay and probably no starter.

    Feb 14, 2019 at 7:32 PM