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mechanical workmanship caught on video
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2018, 11:36:33 am »


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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2018, 11:39:15 am »
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2018, 11:49:45 am »
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2018, 12:03:24 pm »
I met Rosie in the transkei and all  I can say is that bike was a wreck from the start
that bike needed alot of work and she was on a limited budget, so i will not judge the mechanics helping her out
That she got as far with it, is a miracle
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2018, 12:29:05 pm »
She’s got an annoying voice.
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2018, 12:43:41 pm »
She’s got an annoying voice.
Don't they all ?
 

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2018, 12:50:27 pm »
She’s got an annoying voice.
Don't they all ?
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(Mind you, between the lines I actually wanted to say SHE is annoying. I was being kind)
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2018, 12:55:24 pm »
The fitted crashbars prevented any downchanges.

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2018, 01:09:09 pm »
Why, oh why did I open this thread ............................. If only I had some proper work to do ...........................
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2018, 01:42:16 pm »
I have to say that I am embarrased. Embarrassed that dealers in the land we love so much do such substandard work. There is another issue that wasn't resolved by the main workshop mechanic, even being asked specifically by the customer, and given the symptoms to look out for - I suspect more will come out in one of the next episodes.

The discussion shouldn't be about the state of the bike that she used, but rather about the appalling service and blatant "we don't really give a shit attitude" shown by the dealership.

In my opinion, it is sheer laziness and lack of pride in your work if you are too kak sleg to make sure the work you performed is correct by testing the vehicle after.

Any business that delivers this kind of service absolutely deserves to shut down. They are not interested in customer service, don't take pride in their offering or themselves as people and are only in the game to make as much money by doing as little as possible.

I am staggered to see how little disdain there is to find when a customer gets this kind of service, and it is discussed in a public forum. This just tells me most South African's standards are slipping. Who will hold the companies, the government accountable if the people are not willing to speak up/refuse to accept shitty service.

I see guys commenting on the lady's voice, rather than discussing the issue at hand. The same way we constantly punt our beloved country as the land of milk and honey. It simply looks like a lot of head in the sand behaviour if you ask me.

How do we think the world perceives the general ability of South Africans when they see a video like this?

Again, I am embarrassed that this Canadian traveller received this service from my countrymen, and I cannot blame her for telling the world that our motorcycle workshops are a joke.

Bloody shame on you Yamaha dealership in Cape Town!

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2018, 01:48:18 pm »
I have to say that I am embarrased. Embarrassed that dealers in the land we love so much do such substandard work. There is another issue that wasn't resolved by the main workshop mechanic, even being asked specifically by the customer, and given the symptoms to look out for - I suspect more will come out in one of the next episodes.

The discussion shouldn't be about the state of the bike that she used, but rather about the appalling service and blatant "we don't really give a shit attitude" shown by the dealership.

In my opinion, it is sheer laziness and lack of pride in your work if you are too kak sleg to make sure the work you performed is correct by testing the vehicle after.

Any business that delivers this kind of service absolutely deserves to shut down. They are not interested in customer service, don't take pride in their offering or themselves as people and are only in the game to make as much money by doing as little as possible.

I am staggered to see how little disdain there is to find when a customer gets this kind of service, and it is discussed in a public forum. This just tells me most South African's standards are slipping. Who will hold the companies, the government accountable if the people are not willing to speak up/refuse to accept shitty service.

I see guys commenting on the lady's voice, rather than discussing the issue at hand. The same way we constantly punt our beloved country as the land of milk and honey. It simply looks like a lot of head in the sand behaviour if you ask me.

How do we think the world perceives the general ability of South Africans when they see a video like this?

Again, I am embarrassed that this Canadian traveller received this service from my countrymen, and I cannot blame her for telling the world that our motorcycle workshops are a joke.

Bloody shame on you Yamaha dealership in Cape Town!

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2018, 01:52:42 pm »
Such a stupid error that causes so much drama ?   :)
« Last Edit: February 21, 2018, 01:55:06 pm by ktmmer »
 

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2018, 02:00:27 pm »
Those SW Motech crashbars are perfectly built to specification.

I'm 99,999% convinced that the gear shifter on that old XT was not in the correct position from the start and its position was amended
to fit the requirements of the previous owner, who perhaps hade long, big, short or crooked left foot perhaps.
Those crashbars can only go on one way........the perfect way.
It fits, or it doesnt.


It is unfair to making comments about something that you have no knowledge about and start slandering
the dealership.

It is really much ado about nothing  :dousing:

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2018, 02:09:18 pm »
Agree but make sure it can shift up and down all the gears before handing it over to a client.

 

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2018, 02:18:02 pm »
Those SW Motech crashbars are perfectly built to specification.

I'm 99,999% convinced that the gear shifter on that old XT was not in the correct position from the start and its position was amended
to fit the requirements of the previous owner, who perhaps have long, big, short or crooked left foot perhaps.
Those crashbars can only go on one way........the perfect way.
It fits, or it doesnt.


It is unfair to making comments about something that you have no knowledge about and start slandering
the dealership.

It is really much ado about nothing  :dousing:

Someone doesn't have to have knowledge about something to clearly see that the shifter is in the way.
You might be right about the gear shifter esp after what hugh101 said, but surely, surely the person installing it should have checked right? Do people not check their work anymore?
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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2018, 02:18:55 pm »
I have to say that I am embarrased. Embarrassed that dealers in the land we love so much do such substandard work. There is another issue that wasn't resolved by the main workshop mechanic, even being asked specifically by the customer, and given the symptoms to look out for - I suspect more will come out in one of the next episodes.

The discussion shouldn't be about the state of the bike that she used, but rather about the appalling service and blatant "we don't really give a shit attitude" shown by the dealership.

In my opinion, it is sheer laziness and lack of pride in your work if you are too kak sleg to make sure the work you performed is correct by testing the vehicle after.

Any business that delivers this kind of service absolutely deserves to shut down. They are not interested in customer service, don't take pride in their offering or themselves as people and are only in the game to make as much money by doing as little as possible.

I am staggered to see how little disdain there is to find when a customer gets this kind of service, and it is discussed in a public forum. This just tells me most South African's standards are slipping. Who will hold the companies, the government accountable if the people are not willing to speak up/refuse to accept shitty service.

I see guys commenting on the lady's voice, rather than discussing the issue at hand. The same way we constantly punt our beloved country as the land of milk and honey. It simply looks like a lot of head in the sand behaviour if you ask me.

How do we think the world perceives the general ability of South Africans when they see a video like this?

Again, I am embarrassed that this Canadian traveller received this service from my countrymen, and I cannot blame her for telling the world that our motorcycle workshops are a joke.

Bloody shame on you Yamaha dealership in Cape Town!

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Well said, extremely poor workmanship. It is the responsibility of the person working on the bike to test whether his repairs and or add ons work! Not taking responsibility for your own faults, or lack of workmanship has become the norm, it is unacceptable
 

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2018, 02:19:29 pm »
Those SW Motech crashbars are perfectly built to specification.

I'm 99,999% convinced that the gear shifter on that old XT was not in the correct position from the start and its position was amended
to fit the requirements of the previous owner, who perhaps have long, big, short or crooked left foot perhaps.
Those crashbars can only go on one way........the perfect way.
It fits, or it doesnt.


It is unfair to making comments about something that you have no knowledge about and start slandering
the dealership.

It is really much ado about nothing  :dousing:
What? Are you joking?

Are we discussing the crash bars, or the service received?

I call it fcking amateurish to fit anything to especially a motorcycle without checking if the fitment is correct and your customer will be able to use the vehicle safely after your fitment. And this from a DEALERSHIP! NO ONE SUPPOSEDLY HAVE AS WELL QUALIFIED TECHNICIANS AS THEY DO TO COMPLETE THE WORK CORRECTLY.

Each to their own. But don't moan and groan when South Africa is called 3rd world, a shithole, or when you have to stand in queues for the whole day to get your drivers/ID/whatever.

This is the exact problem. We have become used to putting up with shit service, and when that it is pointed out, people get funny with the person/people complaining about it.

All happy to keep our heads in the sand.

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Re: mechanical workmanship caught on video
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2018, 03:35:32 pm »
I agree extremely poor form from the dealerships employees.
Do we know what was wrong in the end and did she make it to Zanzibar IIRC.
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