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gilera gfr 125 1993 k reg

Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:45 pm
by badras1981
where are all the fuses in a gilera gfr 125 93 . most of dash doesnt work only light comes on to say there is power at ignition. .
this gfr needs a top end rebuild .does start but low compression.
there is a problem with over heating bubbling coolant .
naff battery
everything else seems fine just need pointing in the right direction starting with a manual
parts list
where to buy parts from .

Re: gilera gfr 125 1993 k reg

Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:16 pm
by Joachim
got no answers at 125ccmsportsbikes ;)
badras1981 wrote:where are all the fuses in a gilera gfr 125 93
There is only *one* fuse (blue 15A)

Bubbling sounds like a problem with the head gasket.
Maybe thsi is also the reason for your low compression.
where to buy parts from .
That's not easy to answer.
In GB you may still get something from Bob Wright.
Here around we have forum member Gottfried www.hahne-power.de

ciao Joachim

Re: gilera gfr 125 1993 k reg

Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:41 pm
by 72degrees
The only workshop manual I'm aware of for the GFR is in Italian. Google hard enough and you may find that which you seek. As Joachim said, it sounds like a blown head gasket is causing low compression and overheating.

The GFR cooling system is prone to air locks if not refilled correctly, which in turn can lead to seizure and *no compression* (voice of experience).

By the way, one of my GFRs is for sale in the UK at the moment and it has created several queries from GFR owners (didn't think there were that many left!)

When are you going to pop in at 'The GeN' again Joachim :wink: