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Offline Gryshond

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #40 on: February 02, 2010, 12:47:13 pm »
I think we are missing the point here, Bob did not start a bitch about you bike thread, he wants to know why you lie or withold information about the problems with your bike.

So why did all of you posting now, not tell everyone about the problems you had with your bike until now.
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #41 on: February 02, 2010, 12:48:56 pm »
True, uncle Bob.

I think most WD's are open about reliability problems on their bikes.
Maybe they are not throwing their toys because the bike broke down. It could be the experience with the dealer when you took your broken bike to be repaired. "No, sir. The warranty do not cover that. Yes, that is the repair cost. Yes, I am sure."  :imaposer:

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #42 on: February 02, 2010, 12:50:17 pm »
I think we are missing the point here, Bob did not start a bitch about you bike thread, he wants to know why you lie or withold information about the problems with your bike.

So why did all of you posting now, not tell everyone about the problems you had with your bike until now.

Gryshond yes - thats why I started the thread.

But I dont think we will ever hear from the culpruts they will just keep on punting their bikes as unbreakable - mean while back at the ranch its getting major heart surgery on a regular basis.

Some of the posts have been very informative so  :thumleft: to the guys for speaking the truth  :deal:
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #43 on: February 02, 2010, 12:54:54 pm »
Gryshond yes - thats why I started the thread.

But I dont think we will ever hear from the culpruts they will just keep on punting their bikes as unbreakable - mean while back at the ranch its getting major heart surgery on a regular basis.

Some of the posts have been very informative so  :thumleft: to the guys for speaking the truth  :deal:

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #44 on: February 02, 2010, 12:58:28 pm »
I think we are missing the point here, Bob did not start a bitch about you bike thread, he wants to know why you lie or withold information about the problems with your bike.

So why did all of you posting now, not tell everyone about the problems you had with your bike until now.

Want ek kan.
Ek het nog nie die spesifieke bike hier probeer verkoop nie.
Ek seker dis ook in die bike workshop die probleme.

En hkm nie just for info and getting my post count up   :pot:
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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #45 on: February 02, 2010, 12:59:42 pm »
I'm not upset I'm just curious as to what the reasons could be.

Its not one oke.

The forum is full of them.

Guys that punt their specific bike model, brand, etc.

And on the service its always good - but then you hear from different sources that Mr. X bike has given him so much sh*t etc etc etc

You should take it like deal  :thumleft:
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #46 on: February 02, 2010, 01:08:25 pm »
well thats the other prob here, there are always to many ppl talking shit about other ppl  ::)
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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #47 on: February 02, 2010, 01:14:00 pm »
I'm not upset I'm just curious as to what the reasons could be.

Its not one oke.

The forum is full of them.

Guys that punt their specific bike model, brand, etc.

And on the service its always good - but then you hear from different sources that Mr. X bike has given him so much sh*t etc etc etc

You should take it like deal  :thumleft:
Whenever I run into problems with a dealer I let them know about it without putting up a big scene. I tell them what my problem is with them and leave it there. But I also give credit where it's due. And I will tell anybody that asks what faults my bike have and have not. Why keep quiet when I have nothing to hide? And I will give my bike a mouthfull if it ever fails me. It's man made so it will break sooner or later, but then again, any bike can break.
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #48 on: February 02, 2010, 01:33:52 pm »
They dont talk about their problems with the bike because one day they might want to sell it on the forums.

I posted all my problems on these forums with the last two bikes i owned and low and behold, even after i had fixed everything wrong with them and was almost giving them away... NADA, F0KK0L, ZIP... the bikes had a reputation  >:(

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #49 on: February 02, 2010, 01:35:27 pm »
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #50 on: February 02, 2010, 01:38:28 pm »
They dont talk about their problems with the bike because one day they might want to sell it on the forums.

I posted all my problems on these forums with the last two bikes i owned and low and behold, even after i had fixed everything wrong with them and was almost giving them away... NADA, F0KK0L, ZIP... the bikes had a reputation  >:(

You wont ever see anything wrong with my X-Challenge, thats for sure  ;)

Sure but then again you dont go around hit people over the head with the "X-CHALLENGE IS DA BESTEST BIKE IN DA WORLD - THERE IS NO OTHER BIKE MORE RELIABLE MORE POWER MORE BLAH BLAH BLAH" ???

I would not sell the bike on if its a dud - I'll trade it in  ;D
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #51 on: February 02, 2010, 02:58:36 pm »
i have found that bmw owners are more open about the problems - purely cause they believe that a bmw should never ever have any problems and when it gets a problem they throw all their toys out of the cot  :peepwall:

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #52 on: February 02, 2010, 03:02:21 pm »
My customers pay me not to say anything public about the problems I repair.... :biggrin:

My KTM hasn't given me any reason to lie to anyone... 8)
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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #53 on: February 02, 2010, 03:04:34 pm »
My customers pay me not to say anything public about the problems I repair.... :biggrin:

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #54 on: February 02, 2010, 03:06:35 pm »

My KTM hasn't given me any reason to lie to anyone yet... 8)

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #55 on: February 02, 2010, 03:08:23 pm »
I had a seal that needed replacing on the drive shaft.

That is it. Besides replacing things from me putting down the bike (indicator and cylinder protectors) nothing has ever broken on mine, TOUCH WOOD!

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #56 on: February 02, 2010, 03:28:27 pm »
Ok I'll admit, late last month the nut that connects the steering assembly to the seat fell of my bike again, and broke. It was made of poor quality materials and the repair process is in week five now. Apparently it's going to take another 4 weeks. Kak workmanship I tell you.
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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #57 on: February 02, 2010, 03:39:00 pm »
1. Battery died at 9000kms. Bought BMW gel - now 62 000km and still strong.
2. Pivot bearings on swingarm replaced as precaution on 45 000km.
3. Clutch release bearing started whining on 60 000 kms. Replaced whole slave cylinder R2500 !  :o

Lots of fuel, tyres and maintenance. Still a happy chappy.   :thumleft:
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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #58 on: February 02, 2010, 03:52:13 pm »
My bike's given me lots of shit with wiring, batteries, bearings, etc.  All fixed under warranty though and since fine.  I believe most of it to be factory faults though.  Other than that I had a problem with a Bantam once which caused a bit of damage to my bike!  Also fixed now...

Why not tell everyone of every problem I've had?  Well, because no one asked and I really don't think everyone is interested!  Plus I am not planning to sell any of my bikes so I’m not deceiving anybody…
 

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Re: why the lying and withholding of information?
« Reply #59 on: February 02, 2010, 03:55:32 pm »
1. Battery died at 9000kms. Bought BMW gel - now 62 000km and still strong.
2. Pivot bearings on swingarm replaced as precaution on 45 000km.
3. Clutch release bearing started whining on 60 000 kms. Replaced whole slave cylinder R2500 !  :o

Lots of fuel, tyres and maintenance. Still a happy chappy.   :thumleft:

touch wood i'm still on the original battery on my bike 50 000km later  :ricky: