Actually it is very much easier to search on this forum compared to the old. The reason for that - if you look at the top right hand side, there is an embedded google search facility which is much more powerful than what we had before.Chappy,
I was having the same problem with the seat lift on my Burg 400. I saw a thread on this forum about how to order & install a new lift that works much better than the OEM unit.
Unfortunately, with this redesigned site, I cannot find that thread. Snipped ..