Do you want to learn how to to work on your motorcycle? Do you want to know how motorcycles work and what makes them tick? Well then you're in the right place. Jay Davis from Davis Auto School is here to enlighten you!
Our 5 week short course on the basics of motorcycle mechanics will equip you with the knowledge you need to take the leap forward to working on your own bike. If you prefer to keep your fingers clean - this course will give you a good understanding of how motorcycles work and deepen your ability to sound like you know what you are talking about when chatting bikes :)
By joining this course you'll be saving R750 on our individual classes.
The 5 week course runs on Tuesday evenings from 7pm - 9pm consists of:
1. Introduction to tools and the workshop environment 10th April 2018
We start off with the basics. Workshop safety, types of tools and how to use them. How to measure things, bolts, metals and all that good stuff. This is recommended for both those new to the workshop and experienced wrenchers who need to brush up on their habits.
2. Systems overview 17th April 2018
In this class we'll be looking at all the systems that make your motorcycle work, common problems and what to look out for.
These include: the fuel system, braking system, oil system, electrical systems, suspension and more.
3. Engine Basics 24th April 2018
Want to know how the engine in your bike (or car) work? Have you ever heard "Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow" and not known what was going on...
In this class we will run you through how Four Stroke and Two stroke engines work, engine components and principles and common faults.
4. Electrical Basics 1st May 2018
Motorcycle Electrics - a dark art...
Although electrics may seem daunting, as with everything, it just takes patience and practice. After attending our General Electrical Systems class you'll be better acquainted with the principles of electrics, electrical components, and the electrical systems that make your bike work.
We'll run you through basic trouble shooting, common problems and what to look out for as well as upgrades.
5. Troubleshooting 8th May 2018
In our last class we will recap what we've learnt thus far, look at how to diagnose common faults and learn how to trouble shoot problems with your bike.
* Please note that this is a 5 week course starting on the 10th of April 2018. The course fee is non-refundable for cancellations and no-shows, so please check your dates to ensure you can attend all the classes.
If you want to attend individual classes - they can be found in our online shop under "classes"