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Andy1969
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PostSubject: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:36 pm

Bit the bullet today and done the lumpectomy today, haven't ridden it yet  

I just hope my beloved doesn't need her pie dish 



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peardrop3
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:57 pm

Erm yeh but what have you done as we can see 2 pictures which don't really mean anything without some form of explanation as to what you did Andy, sorry.
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:31 pm

Sorry Andy, I cant make out what you've done either
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:50 pm

Cut the lump out of the seat base that irritates the coxis, nice job   no pie for tea for a while then 
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Andy1969
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:14 pm

Sorry guys for the vague post  a well known issue with the M800, (not sure about the C800) is the pain in the arse due to Suzuki putting a plastic lump right where your tailbone goes, so I took the seat cover off, and cut the offending lump out, then bolted a piece of high grade metal (pie tin!)in
 its place, put a bath sponge in the hole left by the lump and had to bend the seat bracket to fit, stapled the cover back on and the job was done, when I take it for a long run and will let you know how it is

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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:19 pm

Well done certainly a mod that needs doing on the m800/m50.
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:21 pm

Andy1969 wrote:
a well known issue with the M800, (not sure about the C800) is the pain in the arse due to Suzuki putting a plastic lump right where your tailbone goes, so I took the seat cover off, and cut the offending lump out, then bolted a piece of high grade metal (pie tin!)in


I think the earlier 'C' had the lump but later ones don't, not sure when they changed it though?, a right pain in the arse apparently! 
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OldManYam
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:22 pm

Sounds like a decent 'orthopeadic' modification to me  .......

.............. God that makes me sound so old !

Will have to get the 'Ralgex' out to soothe those aches & pains 
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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:00 am

I think he should get a qualification given for the hard work, I will sort that later.

 Good job done. 
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Andy1969
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Thu Apr 16, 2015 5:08 pm

I rode the bike today, had to take it for an MOT (passed with no advisories  ) after the test I went for a 2 hour ride, no arse pain at all, before it was hurting after one hour, the difference is unbelievable, I advise anyone with an M800 to do the lumpectomy, your arse will thank you for it 


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peardrop3
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:52 pm

Ah so that was what it was! Must admit I'm glad I had my seats altered by Tony Archer but they did not have the lump anyway so well done Andy!
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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:07 pm

Because Andy is the first on site to do a lumpectomy, he now has the rank/title of lumpectomist.
Great job done Andy, well done.
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Andy1969
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:47 pm

Lumpectomist Dave!!   I am honoured, if I had known that it had not been done on here before, I would have taken pics and done a full write up, it was easy to do, if anyone needs any help or info on doing it, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Andy
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captain crash
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Sat Apr 18, 2015 4:47 pm

Lumpectomist Love it  hyst
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fat intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Lumpectomy done !   Sat Apr 18, 2015 4:51 pm

good job mate I think this mod is well on my hit list, something I really need to do before going to France
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