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Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Thanks Kev. Unfortunately my back can't take it...

Thanks Kev. Unfortunately my back can't take it despite trying to live with it. Also it's depature will free up time for my no1 concern, the ambo. The T150 will also being going.
Was that your old...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Thanks guys. The locking tabs I have are now...

Thanks guys. The locking tabs I have are now scrap. They don't seem readily available and even if I could source new ones I'd probably run into the same problem if my caps have been altered.
So the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Got round at last to fitting conrods. As can be...

Got round at last to fitting conrods. As can be seen from the photo below I am having problems locating the rod bolt locking tabs. Whenever I try to tighten either nut the tab just rides up the hump...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Cheers 7. Keepin costs down with this project...

Cheers 7.
Keepin costs down with this project is a challenge but is out of necessity. Looked for shinkos but don't seem to be available in the UK. I've had mitas on my MZ and have found them...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 88,999
Posted By davebeef
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
To my horror I discovered a small buckle on the...

To my horror I discovered a small buckle on the rear Borrani rim. Fearing the worst I fired both rims off to a local wheelbuilder I have never used to check this out as well as the general tension of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Set up a test rig for the oil crossover pipe/...

Set up a test rig for the oil crossover pipe/ pressure valve using my compressor and two small blocks of nylon I had lying about.
Having filled the pipe with engine oil I turned on the air.
The...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15,068
Views: 8,469,697
Posted By davebeef
Wicked [QUOTE=JohnDL;24500701] ...

[QUOTE=JohnDL;24500701]

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i291/jackpiner57/DaneRowefemaleTTsidecarracer.jpg

'I'm sorry darling but after winning the World Sidecar Championship I thought that...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By davebeef
I wouldn't go jumping in here throwing money...

I wouldn't go jumping in here throwing money about until I had removed both possible sources of the problem, the generator and the regulator and having each of them checked out. No point in replacing...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15,068
Views: 8,469,697
Posted By davebeef
Wink Chiropody perhaps? D.

Chiropody perhaps?
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By davebeef
Yip, Mitas universal 4.00 x 18 is what's getting...

Yip, Mitas universal 4.00 x 18 is what's getting fitted to my ambo Jerry. Already have them on my MZ and very satisfied with them. VERY reasonably priced also, well at least over here anyway.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15,068
Views: 8,469,697
Posted By davebeef
[QUOTE=chiefrider;24341003]https://scontent-b-sea....

[QUOTE=chiefrider;24341003]https://scontent-b-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t1.0-9/10371652_527772504012817_3546382950199682517_n.jpg

'Look darling! I think they sell matches over there'
...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,442
Posted By davebeef
Hi guys, My 1981 r100 has a noisy rear end....

Hi guys,
My 1981 r100 has a noisy rear end. When I say this I am referring to fairly light clunk when I let the clutch out in gear. Now, I have been told that this may be due to a worn quietening...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Thanks for this Jerry. Strangely there does...

Thanks for this Jerry.
Strangely there does not appear to be any source for copper gaskets ready made , standard or otherwise, for Guzzis in the UK. I am quite happy to modify.
Rgds
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15,068
Views: 8,469,697
Posted By davebeef
My god! It's like a photo finish in a Zepplin...

My god! It's like a photo finish in a Zepplin race!
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By davebeef
Whilst not fully following your previous post I...

Whilst not fully following your previous post I can say however that your problem sounds like a complete p.i.t.a
rgds
D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Copper custom jobs look indeed the way forward...

Copper custom jobs look indeed the way forward Jonny and they guys you suggest Dan look like just the ticket. Just hope they'll send to the UK though.....
Rgds
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Thanks guys. Yip both gaskets identical. The...

Thanks guys.
Yip both gaskets identical. The one kindly shown from MG cycle certainly looks like the right idea but as its for the Gilardoni kit I doubt it will have a big enough bore i.e. 88/90...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
New small end bushes fitted and drilled. Just...

New small end bushes fitted and drilled. Just waiting for a suitable reamer (27/32" - 15'16") coming to finish the job.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Yeah Dan pattern parts can be a hit or a miss....

Yeah Dan pattern parts can be a hit or a miss. Once heard a saying 'Quality is remembered long after price has been forgotten'
Maybe something to that.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Ah well need to bargain for a new clutch and drum...

Ah well need to bargain for a new clutch and drum then. Would like to experience ailments though before I splash out on the bugger though... Can hear all the told you so comments several months down...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Thanks Johnny. The problem with this bike is...

Thanks Johnny.
The problem with this bike is that I've never heard it run so I don't know for sure what's cooked and needs replaced. The clutch, like many things on the bike is worn however I will...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Ok then. Correct sized crank 'o' ring sourced and...

Ok then. Correct sized crank 'o' ring sourced and fitted, pinions replaced and then timing cover fitted with hylomar so far up then grease. New crank seal also done.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,062
Posted By davebeef
I would have haggled on $500. D.

I would have haggled on $500.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,502
Posted By davebeef
"It's had only one careful lady owner sir" ...

"It's had only one careful lady owner sir"

Funny they don't tell you about the half dozen reckless males that also had it.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By davebeef
You're welcome Kev. A great day all round the...

You're welcome Kev. A great day all round the highlight being VMCC stalwart and former president Geoff Brazendale completing the forty mile run on a 98cc Raynal Autocycle as seen in the photos.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By davebeef
VMCC 2014 'Tiddlers Tootle'

A 40 mile or so run for 250cc or under motorcycles of at least 25 years of age. Vintage and Veteran machines of any size also eligible. Weather generally poor however a great day had by all at this...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
cheers bud. d.

cheers bud.
d.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Hi guys, Looking for advice. I've just...

Hi guys,
Looking for advice. I've just refitted the timing cover and discovered from an engine diagram that there is a large O ring on the crankshaft behind the timing gear. I can now recall a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By davebeef
Wink Aye, I'll wager my ancestors were glad also that...

Aye, I'll wager my ancestors were glad also that your ancestors left about 150 years ago heh heh.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By davebeef
Why not, it should be a bit of a spectacle with...

Why not, it should be a bit of a spectacle with over fifty machines entered. Introduce yourself if you go, I'll be the bampot on the black Mz 250 supa 5.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By davebeef
Hi Gordon, The start of the run, as seen in...

Hi Gordon,
The start of the run, as seen in the photos, started in Kinross south of Perth heading from there over a beautiful rural route to Crieff and from there a return to the start via...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By davebeef
Unfortunately not.:waysad Due to attend...

Unfortunately not.:waysad

Due to attend and participate in the Scottish Tiddlers Tootle this weekend however in Stirling where I'm entered on my trusty MZ Supa 5. Who knows? there may be one or...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,108
Posted By davebeef
A beautiful machine Kev and dare I say a worthy...

A beautiful machine Kev and dare I say a worthy replacement for the guzzi. One of the few jap bikes I would consider. Good luck with the clutch.
Rgds
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 88,999
Posted By davebeef
Brill. That's exactly the kind of repair I'd be...

Brill. That's exactly the kind of repair I'd be getting involved in.:D
Beats spending money!
Rgds
D
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By davebeef
Auld Reekie VMCC Section Annual 'Demob' run

Just a few snaps I took whilst spectating at the above event for pre 1950 machines yesterday.
Spot the expensive exotica.
Rgds
DB


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Cheers, All done. Lashings of Blue Loctite with...

Cheers, All done. Lashings of Blue Loctite with the surplus being wiped off from the inside.:D
Rgds
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Cheers. D.

Cheers.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
Wink Thanks guys. My enthusiasm is really growing and...

Thanks guys. My enthusiasm is really growing and I'm finding I have a bit more time these days. Sure it won't last. The time that is.

Turned my attention to the clutch side today. My clutch drum...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,657
Posted By davebeef
A few more jobs done as can be seen from the...

A few more jobs done as can be seen from the photographs. Enjoyin the 1000S far too much and neglecting the ambo by the same measure. However I am on a roll.....
D.


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