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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 02:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Read your post on the other forum regarding the...

Read your post on the other forum regarding the steering damper. They are an easy fix. Glorified stuffing box.

Undo the big nut past its stop. Pull the thing apart and give it a clean. Any packing...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
There has been a lot of failures with the Dyna...

There has been a lot of failures with the Dyna III lately. I have 2 bikes here that have had them for years without issue but I've dealt with faulty new ones quite a few times. Talking to a producer...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I often use a remote fuel tank when working on...

I often use a remote fuel tank when working on them. Never had an issue.

I'd pull the lugs and have a look. May have fouled and then I'd check for spark. Kill switch will allow the starter to turn...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 10,261,064
Posted By Morizzi
Isn't this the same dress as the girl jumping in...

Isn't this the same dress as the girl jumping in the air with the chequered flag?

Sandals and under garments are different though.

Edit was a typo fix up.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By Morizzi
Have you tried a lower heat range spark plug?...

Have you tried a lower heat range spark plug? That may be the hot spot.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By Morizzi
If you read the OP Pig then you would see that...

If you read the OP Pig then you would see that was the initial issue when I first posted.

:deal:deal:deal

Had enough. As stated, I'll leave you to it.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By Morizzi
I mentioned this in my first post on this topic....

I mentioned this in my first post on this topic. If you aren't going to read them then I may as well stop typing.

Good luck with it. I'll leave you to it.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By Morizzi
That is a significant clue. The bike is getting...

That is a significant clue. The bike is getting fuel from some place other than the idle circuit. The idle circuit provides only a miniscule amount of fuel so it takes very little from another source...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I just went out and threw the verniers at my SP...

I just went out and threw the verniers at my SP with VHBs. The gap between the carb body and the inside of the head (spring length) is 6.2mm and 4.5mm. So not equal but they are tuned and balanced...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,644
Posted By Morizzi
I agree with the second tier comment. Despite all...

I agree with the second tier comment. Despite all the hype the LM II was and is a better bike than the LM I for a number of reasons. The round fin motor tends to be more popular with historical types...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
If you've cracked th cap on the fuel container...

If you've cracked th cap on the fuel container then I doubt that is the issue. The fuel bowl holds enough to start and run the bike for a few minutes.

Float height? Float valve? Just crack the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By Morizzi
There is clearly something not right but you...

There is clearly something not right but you already know that. A few good suggestions above.

Not all PHF 36's are created equal. The LM 3 came with lean burn type and had a different shroud in...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,644
Posted By Morizzi
Just go to the standard EU jetting and needles....

Just go to the standard EU jetting and needles. They won't be far off the mark. The US jetting was always on the lean side.

Many think bigger is better but that is not always the case.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
The little spots are possibly from condensation....

The little spots are possibly from condensation. It all has to do with relative humidity and dew point.

As the thinners evaporates from the paint it acts as a refrigerant. If the surface temp...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I know you're not going for the full resto effect...

I know you're not going for the full resto effect but something to keep in mind.

2 part fillers don't shrink that much but high build primer does as it hardens, even 2 pak.

It can appear as an...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
As someone who does their own bodywork too I...

As someone who does their own bodywork too I agree. Just get it on the road.
A perfect paint job only lasts until the first stone chip.
I'm not into shed princesses and trailer queens either.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,159
Posted By Morizzi
The small blocks came with different camshaft...

The small blocks came with different camshaft ends depending on the type of ignition. Dyna S needs the mechanical advance, Motoplat doesn't. I have a Monza fitted with Dyna S but that came with...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 10,261,064
Posted By Morizzi
Well maybe another view to share the Christmas...

Well maybe another view to share the Christmas spirit. This photo set has been around for a number of years so it may qualify as an old bike. :lol3
...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,513
Posted By Morizzi
Old Campbell cops a lot of flak but there has...

Old Campbell cops a lot of flak but there has been a bit of this going on with govt red tape being cut. You only ever hear about a the unpopular stuff. Its almost as if the media is biased. :eek1
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Yep, the thing many owners forget is that it uses...

Yep, the thing many owners forget is that it uses the mechanical advance which is below the plate. There is a felt pad that you are supposed to keep wet with oil to lube it but I don't trust it and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I'd check to see the spindle oil galleries...

I'd check to see the spindle oil galleries haven't been blocked. If the rubber lined oil line has cracked at all the debris can end up there.

Gives you the opportunity to re-torque the heads too....
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,596
Posted By Morizzi
Quote from Doctor "seems to me that ''covert...

Quote from Doctor "seems to me that ''covert crusader'' is another term for ''smartarse wanker'"

Imagine oh dear Doctor
Imagine my surprise
That you feel about me so strongly
Its music to my...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Morizzi
I have some experience with this. Most of my old...

I have some experience with this. Most of my old Italians run similar 18" wheels.

If it is the look you are after then there is nothing to add. If it is handling you want then stick to pretty...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,596
Posted By Morizzi
What ails you dear Doctor? What's stuck up your...

What ails you dear Doctor?
What's stuck up your ar$e
Your posts are so terse
Your verses so sparse

Well done to you Sidetrack
It appears I'm a Dick
I'd rather be that
than a working class...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,596
Posted By Morizzi
This is quite disappointing No witty retort ...

This is quite disappointing
No witty retort
No ballads in answer
Its not even sport

You're off to a rally
a place with no roof
but you haven't responded
to my short 3 verse spoof
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,596
Posted By Morizzi
Its actually quite hard to think of anything...

Its actually quite hard
to think of anything worse
Than a bunch of old farts
trying to spread verse

A meeting of minds
or a meeting of bores?
I'd rather have syphilis
covered in sores
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I see you have 2 options. 1. Pull the...

I see you have 2 options.

1. Pull the gearbox and replace the oil line. Its nothing fancy, just a bent metal tube with a banjo fitting one end. Anyone who makes brake lines could make one.

2....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
The oil return line should be a metal hose tail...

The oil return line should be a metal hose tail that sticks out of the engine casing about 1" to the left side of the large breather hose.

Its part no 37 in this diagram, though the position isn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
OK, the situation as I understand it is you have...

OK, the situation as I understand it is you have time, skills, no breather and a limited budget. That's simple then, just make a breather box.

You are trying to replicate this:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Colours? Before I start let me tell you a little...

Colours? Before I start let me tell you a little story. I have a Norton friend. He has a 1965 in bright red. Every time he takes it to a bike rally it gets surrounded by a bunch of 'know it alls'...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
The velocity stacks were a screw on extension...

The velocity stacks were a screw on extension that linked to the filter box. Mine never had the original filter set up. It came with K&Ns but fitted to the stacks/extensions. Should you get some? I'd...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Fuel tank. If its heavily scaled some throw...

Fuel tank.

If its heavily scaled some throw in screws and rattle them around to break off the big flakes. I find that these can become jammed in the far corners of the tank.

I use a length of...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
New links for you. It sounds like that with the...

New links for you. It sounds like that with the right resources you will be self reliant. Very handy if you are in a Guzzi remote area.

This is a Ducati site but down under Carburation there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Needy? I don't mind helping but I'll set down...

Needy? I don't mind helping but I'll set down some ground rules.

If I give you some advice then I know it. If I'm not sure then I will term it that way or if there are options then again You'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
It sure is. No 43. Sitting quite low in the...

It sure is. No 43. Sitting quite low in the diagram but it is held by the 2 top centre rocker cover bolts.

As far as I'm aware they are the same on either side. I've never had an issue fitting...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
You also need the 2 small brackets that support...

You also need the 2 small brackets that support the top of the lowers from the top of the rocker cover. These are the same on each side and the same as 3 and 4 ones.

Lower brackets come from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
I'm not the best person to answer this really as...

I'm not the best person to answer this really as I don't pretend to know everything the factory got up to in this regard but the things I am aware of are:

The SP came in 2 colours originally, the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
The switch is for the hazard warning lights. They...

The switch is for the hazard warning lights. They are live even with the key out so don't walk away from the bike without checking one side isn't blinking or you can return to a flat battery.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
Front guard should be plastic, ABS plastic to be...

Front guard should be plastic, ABS plastic to be precise. Nice and maleable but I see you have a Metzeler on the front. They tend to be a bit wider so make sure the front wheel can slide in and out...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,398
Posted By Morizzi
There are pros and cons as always. The...

There are pros and cons as always.

The lowers tend to crack at the brackets due to them being under stress. A tweak of the bracket and proper rubber bushes help and rectify this.

Pros. ...
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