The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Having had a nasty noise coming from 'clutch area' I realise that my 'thrust bearing' / 'collar bearing' has failed.
Currently I am motionless (in mexico !) as the circlip which holds this collar in place and consequently connected to the clutch pedal, this circlip has snapped.
Thus no clutch.
Have ordered a 'clutch kit' from Dan at Iveco Parts and Spares Dealer who not only had it in stock but price is good and he's also willing to ship direct via DHL. All very handy !
Though it's only the thrust bearing that's failed it does seem logical to replace the clutch aswell while the gearbox is out.
As far as I know the clutch is the original and I'm now at about 140,ooo kms.
QUESTION : this circlip i mention is accessed from below gearbox through a rather tight view hole, looks very tricky to me but has to be removed and replaced via this.
Anybody out there had any direct experience of changing the clutch on one of these ?
Anything I need to watch out for?
How tough a task?
how tricky is this circlip going to be ? any hints ?
have same problem but am in INDIA no dealers here have clutch kit but appears to be wrong! Whats the problem slipping or dragging my gear change is becoming difficult and appear to have ran out of adjustment.
If any body knows of a decent mechanic near amritsar it would be useful
I would imagine that the clutch is a 'standardised' item, but, to locate alternative part numbers can be difficult and I do not have time to locate.
Possible if you removed clutch and take it into a local guy he could match it up.
Because of my current location I needed a swift solution and so reverted to ordering iveco parts direct from UK and DHL'd in to me here in Mexico. Should only take 4 days!
I used Dan at Iveco Parts and Spares Dealer for a clutch kit and also replacement air filter comes to £232 including the delivery of 55 and including VAT.
My problem sounds different to yours.
I have it on good authority that the original iveco clutches are extremely reliable and 'last forever'.
Apparently there is a small bearing in the flywheel which can be vulnerable.
Then there is the 'Thrust Bearing', this is the connector between the shaft and your clutch pedal. This is often known to fail (on any vehicle), and it is this which is my problem.
It is possible to order the thrust bearing alone or it comes as part of the whole clutch kit.
I have opted for whole clutch kit but at this stage not sure if I'll actually fit the clutch.
My 'Thrust bearing' started making a noise and collapsed completely within 2 days. Until then I have had no problems with clutch and have not needed to make any adjustments.
I have an iveco parts manual on my laptop, if you give me your VIN number I can look up part numbers for you, but for that matter so could any iveco dealer (including Dan at CheapIveco)
It would be great to have a parts cross reference list that all us users could add to as and when. Makes life a darn site easier out on the road.
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