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OK so it doesn't look like the diaphragms - now I notice that it's only firing on one cylinder - trouble is, that might be because I didn't put the diaphragm back in properly, or it may have always been doing that - why didn't I check the exhaust pipes with my hand before I started fiddling? Why indeed, and this is why I should stay well clear of DIY bike repairs. On a lighter and perhaps more useful note, Halfords are selling a 58 piece Ratchet screwdriver set including Torx bits for 15 quid, reduced at the moment. Oh well, off to the £50 an hour garage it goes any recommendations for Brighton based mechanics? Cheers Scardo
New to this forum - singer songwriter from Brighton UK, biking since 1981. That's it folks! For anyone who's in the market, Halfords are doing a 58 piece Ratchet screwdriver set which includes Torx bits and hex nuts and all the usual cross-head flathead for a paltry 15 quid, I just bought one to look at the diaphragms.
Thanks Slice and appreciate the fast response, yep, thanks and will get to the new members bit - found the tool, it was just that the online picture from Halfords did not show the tool properly I think, so a visit to the store sorted it. Now to risk springing that diaphragm...... Not a great one for social media and the like, but I will put some info up! Scardo
I know this is a very old post but if anyone's still active on this subject....! Just bought a '97 Virago 535, having previously owned a Triumph Trophy 900 it took me a motorway trip to realise that this machine is very underpowered, and Googling to find this thread makes me suspect the diaphragms. Before I spend 60 quid just getting that confirmed, can anyone point me in the direction of the Torx tool that'll fit this? As far as I can see it needs to have an indentation in the head and the Halfords ones mentioned here do not as far as I can tell. In other words there seems to be a piece sticking up in the centre of the starred bolt. First Yamaha since my RD250LC in 1980 something....! Cheers Scardo