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Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7,644
Views: 1,536,260
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Rear is a 120/90 18 Michelin Machadam, front is a...

Rear is a 120/90 18 Michelin Machadam, front is a 10/90 19 Pirelli scopion.

It isn't all 100/7, I used to run a big early /7 tank that only fitted a round air filter, hence the 100/7 starter cover...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7,644
Views: 1,536,260
Posted By Andy-Gadget
My mainland bike is back in Tasmania again, for a...

My mainland bike is back in Tasmania again, for a rejig of the headlight and handlebars area.

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mainland-bike/i-jJxgNBV/0/L/IMG_5261-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Right now I am on my LNG carrier in Dampier, WA,...

Right now I am on my LNG carrier in Dampier, WA, home of "red dog" the movie, off to Japan for one more trip.

When I am actually in Tassie, I live in Glebe, just north of the old university, so...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Hi Red, where in the apple isle do you reside, I...

Hi Red, where in the apple isle do you reside, I am in Hobart, but Tassie is a decentralized state :-)

BTW, welcome, and sorry to hear about the leg.
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Even in the nicest time of year, Feb to April,...

Even in the nicest time of year, Feb to April, the weather can be "fickle". so don't lock in places to be, especially if you are camping, "Tuesday is Queenstown" locks you into being there in the...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,305
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Wadamana, on the Shannon river, just west of the...

Wadamana, on the Shannon river, just west of the Lakes highway meeting with the Poatina road.
Used to use the water from Great Lake, until they put it east to Poatina, if you come at it from the...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,305
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Cockle creek, as far south as you can go in...

Cockle creek, as far south as you can go in Australia.
The Tahoun air walk, and the road to it.
Cape Grim, the freshest air in the world.
The road south from delorraine, known as "golden valley"...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 179,607
Posted By Andy-Gadget
I had an IT175 J model in Mt Isa, and it had this...

I had an IT175 J model in Mt Isa, and it had this system on it, and my understanding of the system is as follows:

The column of air in the inlet tract has inertia, and wants to keep moving, even...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,270
Posted By Andy-Gadget
He means the Channel TT circuit, all the...

He means the Channel TT circuit, all the geographic features of the IOM TT, or the road into the Tahone air walk, during the week when the police aren't going to be there, or down to Cockle creek, as...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,270
Posted By Andy-Gadget
The Lakes Highway, from Golden Valley near...

The Lakes Highway, from Golden Valley near Delorian south towards Miena, or north for that matter, great mix of open and tight, and scenery that only Tassie can supply.
...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By Andy-Gadget
These are photos from a mates trip around Europe...

These are photos from a mates trip around Europe a couple of years ago, including photos of the replica V8, at a race meeting in France.
...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Enjoy the pleasures of the factory Museum Mike,...

Enjoy the pleasures of the factory Museum Mike, Stock up in hard to get parts at the shop just up the road from the factory gates while there, especially with a car to take all the stuff away :D

I...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,177
Posted By Andy-Gadget
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Humor/i...

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Humor/i-659Kbht/0/XL/Joe%20bar%20team%203-XL.jpg
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Humor/i-m2wBScS/0/XL/Joe%20bar%20team%201-XL.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 524,261
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Dargo high plains rally, Talbottville, on the...

Dargo high plains rally, Talbottville, on the Crooked river.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-n376p3m/0/M/IMG_0142-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 893
Posted By Andy-Gadget
It sounds to me like one of the location pins for...

It sounds to me like one of the location pins for the thrust bearings has been pushed into to crank pin hole, happen to me with my R90S years ago and happens like this.

With the crank blocked...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Andy-Gadget
+1 on 0.006" (0.15mm), but the point of valve...

+1 on 0.006" (0.15mm), but the point of valve clearance is a compromise between a riding valve, too little and slamming the valve into the seat, too great.

I had to learn this the hard way on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,469
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Moto Guzzi Galletto 192. ...

Moto Guzzi Galletto 192.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Guzzi-line-drawings/i-5fvvFtX/0/XL/192cc%20Galletto%20engine-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,267
Posted By Andy-Gadget
They depart, dry footed. ...

They depart, dry footed.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-Qrw8SZs/0/M/MVI_0119-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,267
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Our ambassador returns, his words of wisdom...

Our ambassador returns, his words of wisdom ignored.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-jVPd3pt/0/M/MVI_0118-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,267
Posted By Andy-Gadget
An ambassador is sent ...

An ambassador is sent
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-ttfkk9X/0/M/MVI_0117-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,267
Posted By Andy-Gadget
The entertainment arrives. ...

The entertainment arrives.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-Kj5d5J8/0/M/MVI_0116-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,267
Posted By Andy-Gadget
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-1...

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-WVnbHdB/0/M/IMG_5102-M.jpg
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dargo-14/i-qS55Hfp/0/M/IMG_5110-M.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy-Gadget
The Sport1100 is next door, the Mille GT is still...

The Sport1100 is next door, the Mille GT is still on its way back from Europe after spending 6 months touring, Currently digging out the back of the garage to find room for the nine bikes coming from...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy-Gadget
What, like this? ...

What, like this?

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-garage/i-4nBmWMs/0/M/IMG_0534-M.jpg
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-garage/i-7T2BwCw/0/M/IMG_0532-M.jpg
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Here is a steel sheet self supporting work bench...

Here is a steel sheet self supporting work bench I have used on a big farm I worked on, and used when I finally set up my home workshop.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 280,909
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Last year, around the Manx GP. ...

Last year, around the Manx GP.
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/IOM-Classic-motorcycle-show/i-bzpdML9/0/XL/IMG_4515-XL.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Andy-Gadget
After squeaking through numerous museums in...

After squeaking through numerous museums in Europe last year, I got desperate and tried some silicon based spray I carry with me for helmet visor cleaning and rain treatment, Mr Sheen, on the boots,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16,662
Views: 10,221,300
Posted By Andy-Gadget
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Goodwoo...

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Goodwood/i-2P9D6QT/0/X3/IMG_4775-X3.jpg
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Goodwood/i-S9Wcmds/0/X3/IMG_4776-X3.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,878
Posted By Andy-Gadget
My suggestion is to make it more user friendly,...

My suggestion is to make it more user friendly, replace the left bottom frame rail to fit a Cali side stand, and enjoy it.

I rode my Mille, Just Dan's old bike, around Europe last year, the R65...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,934
Posted By Andy-Gadget
I don't think a chux as a prefilter would work...

I don't think a chux as a prefilter would work very well for long, as the types of filters are incompatible.
When I say incompatible, I mean as follows. All filters can be divided into two groups,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By Andy-Gadget
My Goodwood experience from last year. ...

My Goodwood experience from last year.

Videos first.

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Goodwood/i-8p5cLpQ/0/M/MVI_4752-M.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 898,883
Posted By Andy-Gadget
All things Laverda. ...

All things Laverda.

http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Travel/Breganze/i-HDZNDcp/0/L/IMG_3513-L.jpg
http://andy-gadget.smugmug.com/Travel/Breganze/i-kktkqHG/0/L/IMG_3516-L.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 105,683
Posted By Andy-Gadget
And I still haven't ridden it, the Italian...

And I still haven't ridden it, the Italian customs are being very... well, Italian, about the 1933 Triumph Silent scout in the container, and won't let it leave the country, for long winded story...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,340
Posted By Andy-Gadget
To understand the problem I have with this system...

To understand the problem I have with this system you must first understand the problems of measuring torque, and what is actually being measured.

The only important force here is the pressure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 70,775
Posted By Andy-Gadget
It's function in this case was as a hammer, which...

It's function in this case was as a hammer, which it did well, just watch the back swing:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 70,775
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Rear wheel bearings going west in Tarbor in the...

Rear wheel bearings going west in Tarbor in the Czeck republic, Friday afternoon, on a religous holiday, so nothing to be done until Monday morning.

The scene outside the bearing shop on Monday...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,340
Posted By Andy-Gadget
No torque type preload will work with steering...

No torque type preload will work with steering head bearings for the following reason.

The adjustment nut, the nut just above the top bearing cone, is threaded into the central post of the triple...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 105,683
Posted By Andy-Gadget
For the same reason BMW persisted with tapered...

For the same reason BMW persisted with tapered roller wheel bearings for years, side car use.

The side (axial) load generated by the bike not leaning are huge, and normal shallow groove ball...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,300
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Not to get defensive, but I am also a fitter...

Not to get defensive, but I am also a fitter machinist AND a marine engineer, steam ticketed, on the NWS gas buggies, so Hi.
But the problem with most notches isn't lubrication or lack of it, but...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,300
Posted By Andy-Gadget
Did you read my post, it IS the rollers that...

Did you read my post, it IS the rollers that wear, or rather deform, not hearsay, measured.

Have YOU ever measured the races?
Or is it "visual" measurement.

Before I actually measured the...
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