Removing Suzuki Ignition Switch From Top Yolk

Discussion in 'UK Motorcycles' started by Dave Boucher, Mar 22, 2005.

  1. Dave Boucher

    Dave Boucher Guest

    Hi All,

    I have a 93 Suzuki RF600 and I want to get the top yolk polished however to
    do this I need to remove the ignition switch from the top yolk. I looks as
    if the ignition switch is attached with 2 pins that have a special locking
    washer on them and I cant see any way of removing these.
    Can anyone offer me any assistance of how to remove the ignition switch. I
    have some photos available if you need them to see what I am talking about.

    Many Thanks
    Dave Boucher, Mar 22, 2005
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  2. Dave Boucher

    Cab Guest

    Silly bloody question. So it looks pretty and shiny, like a shiny,
    pretty thing. :)
    Cab, Mar 22, 2005
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  3. Dave Boucher

    Lozzo Guest

    Bear says...
    No he hasn't. Mainly because if he did it would show the world the
    gayest purple rear wheel.
    Lozzo, Mar 22, 2005
  4. Dave Boucher

    Muck Guest

    A 600cc top yoke, that's a novel way of looking at things.
    Muck, Mar 22, 2005
  5. Dave Boucher

    muddycat Guest



    Skype: muddycat
    muddycat, Mar 22, 2005
  6. Dave Boucher

    yammyr6 Guest

    may be he's a closet Hardly owner
    yammyr6, Mar 22, 2005
  7. Dave Boucher

    Muck Guest

    Who? I can't see any context.
    Muck, Mar 22, 2005

  8. Why, egg-sactly?
    The Older Gentleman, Mar 22, 2005
  9. Something to put in his photo albumen.
    Whinging Courier, Mar 22, 2005
  10. Dave Boucher

    Preston Kemp Guest

    I bet he poached the idea from someone with a bike worth polishing.
    Preston Kemp, Mar 23, 2005
  11. Dave Boucher

    Preston Kemp Guest

    Drain all the petrol out, then park it overnight in your local council
    estate. You'll be able to collect it the following afternoon from the
    nearest bit of waste ground - the ignition barrel will have been
    Preston Kemp, Mar 23, 2005
  12. Dave Boucher

    Pip Guest

    1. The term is "yoke". FFS.

    2. WTF would anybody want a shiny chunk of metal right by the clocks,
    ready to reflect sunlight into the rider's face? The RF top yoke has
    a matt finish for a reason, you know.

    3. I guess that you want to remove scratches from keys rubbing on the
    yoke - if you're going to polish the unpainted section then it could
    be done without removing the ignition switch, if you're careful.

    I've had a look at mine and tbh can't see a great deal. If you want
    to stick your pics up on the web and provide the url then let's have a
    look and see your problem. There will doubtless be some sort of
    security fixing and I'm equally sure that someone here will have dealt
    with something similar.
    I'm always intrigued by fastener difficulties ;-)
    Pip, Mar 23, 2005
  13. Dr Ivan D. Reid wrote
    Oh the joys of puberty spent in Essex. We had Canvey Girls for that
    sort of thing. Trained us blokes good and proper they did. The second
    the interior light went off their tits had to be 100% in play mate, that
    was the rule.
    steve auvache, Mar 23, 2005
  14. And then scrambled to post it before anyone else did.
    The Older Gentleman, Mar 23, 2005
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