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by Leow
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

HP, I just about wet myself laughing, just what you need when messing with motorcycles. Thank you very much for the day electrical background. I'm not very good electrically, so thank you. I used to employ a young German girl and when I mentioned learning German she just laughed! And said my English...
by Leow
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

Good morning gentlemen, or whatever hour of the day it is where you are? I got the water pump out, no damage done in removing it? It was very clean but when I looked in through the access hole I could see that there was a orange/red material shredded inside with little bits sticking out. I presume t...
by Leow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

Hello gentlemen, thank you very much for your thoughts and input on the water pump conundrum. I haven't done anything to it today as my lifestyle got interrupted by that dirty word WORK. But, tomorrow AM, Saturday I think I best remove the water pump and have are look!! I had another interesting phe...
by Leow
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

Dear Jochim and HP, thank you very much for all the information. Leaded petrol can't be bought in Australia any more so I have resorted to using 95 octane with a product called Flash lube, valve saver fluid, led replacement upper cylinder lubricant, 1 ml to every one litre. No bubbles with open fill...
by Leow
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

Also, wondered if the 88 model Saturno 500 IOM was intended to be run on LEADED or UNLEADED petrol. And also what octane petrol? Leow
by Leow
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: gileraclub.de-Classic english, french, italian language
Topic: Saturno Owners in Australia
Replies: 68
Views: 17009

Re: Saturno Owners in Australia

Yes, I'm a Saturno owner in Australia, East Coast, near Byron bay, I bought mine about 18 months ago from a bloke in Brisbane who imported it from Japan. It is a 500 IOM model, 1988, black. Having electrical (ignition coil) problems from time to time and seem to be having cooling problems now. Prese...